1973 MGB GT - Teal Blue - Restored, Drive away! MGBGT MG BGT SOLD
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There’s nothing quite like an early 70s MGB GT. The perfect mix between 60s sportscar design and the refinements of the later cars. These cars are a fantastic investment, with prices rising all of the time.
This car is no exception, and I feel you’ll struggle to find a better one in this price range. It’s had a great deal of work during its life, which I will detail throughout the ad. The car has an MOT until January 2019, and of course, with the new DVLA rules, will be exempt from MOT from May next year.
The previous owner had had the car for 12 years, and was, in fact, the chairman of the MG Car Club MGB Register. In that time, he concentrated on making it a reliable, mechanically sound car that was used regularly throughout the year.
The car had a major restoration in the early 1990s (costing £11,500!) which consisted of complete body, structural and mechanical rebuilds. I have all of the paperwork which comprehensively details all the works completed at this time. Since then, the car has had another cosmetic restoration as the paintwork had gone flat.
Work in recent years includes:
• Full professional respray in Teal Blue – all panelwork appears to be very solid indeed with no signs of filler
• Reconditioned dashboard and new carpets, seat covers and foams
• Carburettors rebuilt, rebalanced and retuned, timing checked – compressions are also good.
• Replacement gearbox fitted a couple of years ago, along with new speedometer to allow the correct speed reading
• Front suspension refresh, including new stub axles, king pins and damper
• …and much more!
I have a great big folder full of history for the car which dates back to the early 1990s. Along with comprehensive detail on the major restoration, it also includes a great deal of the bills and receipts that have been spent on the car since, along with tax discs and MOT certificates.
Structurally, the car appears to be nice and solid. The sills, castle rails, chassis legs and spring hangers all appear to be fine – it wouldn’t have got through an MOT, otherwise! You’re more than welcome to come and have a good prod around. The car was painted in relatively recent times, and the finish is very good indeed (but please don’t expect a concourse car!). The wing-top seams are all in excellent condition – the front and rear wings, along with doors, were replaced with NOS items at the time of the major restoration. Like I’ve said, it’s not a concourse car but it’s not the usual tarted-up junk either. Rather rare Chrome Rostyle wheels are fitted (an optional extra from new) and are in reasonably good condition with only minor pitting. The spare wheel is also chrome.
The car starts, runs and drives very nicely indeed. The carbs have just been rebuilt and rebalanced and the car ticks over smoothly, and pulls strongly. There are no overheating issues and oil pressure if just where it should be. The gearbox was replaced with a fully reconditioned unit a couple of years ago, and selects gears very nicely indeed. The overdrive is fully functional and makes cruising a pleasure.
The brakes grab nicely and the car pulls up in a straight line, and the car rides very nicely (for an MGB!). It’s actually very quiet in the cockpit with no nasty rattles or a stupidly loud exhaust – it really is a pleasure to travel in!
The interior is very clean and tidy, also. It’s had new seat covers and foams fitted, and the dash is in excellent condition. A replacement carpet set has been fitted and is still in good order. The headlining is particularly good, with no discolouration or sagging.
This is an excellent price for a fantastic car which attracts a great deal of attention wherever it goes. Obviously it’s not a concourse show car but it’s generally very good indeed, but is ready to use and enjoy. You’ll be able to see that for yourself when you come to view.
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