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1965 MGB roadster mk 1 narrow tunnel For Sale

Thank you for looking at my mgb roadster mk1 84000 miles only Mot til 30th March 2019 after which she will no longer be legally required to carry one, road tax exempt too (old mots present dating right back to 1981) Previous owner for over 10 years bought the car all those years back for £6500! She’s is finished in shiny tartan red paintwork and the interior is in very good condition with original black leather seats piped in red with black carpets A few age related blemishes as to be expected on a 53 year old British classic She is very solid underneath and is in fine fettle all round She has the 3 bearing engine with a professionally rebuilt Oselli unleaded head See Oselli.com for engineering details Work included Reground crankshaft New small end and big end bearings New pistons and con rods New valves and valve springs New cylinder head gasket New oil pump New electrics including points plugs distributor cap etc Reconditioned gearbox New stainless steel exhaust Original steel wheels with chrome hub caps Original banjo string steering wheel New radiator and pipe work Last week I drove her round the M25 for nearly 100 miles and she didn’t miss a beat, easy 65mph cruising speed keeping up with modern traffic My car is one of the sought after narrow tunnel models with synchromesh on 2nd to top gears The black hood is in very good condition as is the dash and door cards She drives very well, accelerating through the gears cleanly and stopping well and square Lots of invoices in folder together with photographic restoration and rebuild Including a full repaint with 5 undercoat and primer and 5 top coats in 1990 together with new wings and door skins New carpets were also fitted New floor pans and inner wings treated This car is an appreciating classic and is ready for the next discerning enthusiast to enjoy for many more years in the sunshine! For any further information please call me (Adrian) on 07747 023600

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