All the mechanical modifications are bolted on, so if you wanted to back to original, it would be quite straightforward.
This car has had a vast amount of work done by its previous owner who was a retired engineer, who unfortunately is unable to complete the project due to ill health.
Here is what he had written about the car:
MG YB being restored planned colour in two tone Jaguar Midnight Blue and Silver Blue below waste-line.
MGB 1800cc engine, reground crank, new bearings, twin SU's, gearbox, rear axle, rear Koni's, front discs brakes and rear drums and exhaust are standard MGB parts.
​Seats are redesigned for comfort made in 1930's style in 2 tone blue to match the body work.
​The bottom of the body has been replaced with new metal taking over 200 man hours alone to complete.
The engines has a reground crank and new bearings and bottom end gasket set.
All oils have been changed.
New brake and clutch master cylinder.
The radial tyre's are as new.
The car had an MOT and tested on the road before the body was removed for repair.
The trafficator's were refurbished.
MGA Midnight blue powder coated steel wheels.
Comes with easy clean MG number plate.
Cellulose paint has been used 100% though unfinished the bottom half is in filler primer grey and rubbed down with 600 grit wet and dry ready for any paint on top.
The four wings have a base coat of Midnight blue ready for either T cut or rubbing down for fine finish coat.
​All parts to finish are included in the selling price and have been package and labeled to make an easy rebuild to finish the car apart from a new dash (cost £210) which can be supplied by NTG Motor Services, Ipswich telephone 01473 406 031 who carry an excellent range of spares new and 2nd hand.
New Parts Fitted
New stainless steel petrol tank.
​New window rubber seals.
New chrome side lamps with internal flashing indicators, rear lamps, head lamp supports and chrome bar, exterior door handles, boot handle with all new chrome screws and rubber gaskets.
New chromed interior door handles, window winders, ash trays.
New refurbished window frames front and sides.
​New window channels.
New Steering column bushes.
New top quality marine plywood floor.
New big ends bearing, reground crank.
New electric fuel pump.
New Parts unfitted
New running board rubber strips.
New chrome bumpers, over-riders and nuts and bolts
New best quality rubber backed Tufted carpet on a roll.
New best quality Union Melton Grey head lining still on the roll.
New sun roof wood frame trim.
New windscreen rubber weather strip and wood frame trim.
New walnut dash top bar.
Well over £25,000 has been spent so far on this car
As you can see he was rebuilding the car to a high standard, as it was intended to be used to do long distance tours, at speed and in comfort.
The car does require more work to complete, which we will gradually do over the next few months, or if you wish to take on the car as is and complete it yourself, please call Mike on 01736 762402 for a chat.
It will be a very pretty and fun little car that will surpise a few moderns on the road!
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