1971 MG-B Roadster AUCTION FINISHED
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1971 Brooklands Green roadster - Mileage 59,904 Brand new MOT with no advisories. Included with the vehicle is a good history file. The MG has a solid underneath with no corrosion and has been waxoyled.
Bodywork is in extremely good condition. Very good mechanically with overdrive on third and fourth and holds a steady 55/60 psi oil pressure on drive and 40 psi on tick over.
Recent work includes total brake overhaul front and back, new clutch slave and master cylinders, new radiator and all hoses, new fuel pump and fuel gauge sender.
It has a stainless steel exhaust system and every rubber suspension bush has been replaced with nylon. All light and indicator circuits have been wired through relays to reduce the load on the electrical circuit and improve reliability.
Telescopic dampers are fitted to the rear suspension. A new battery has been fitted recently. A Kenlowe cooling fan has been installed and there is an oil cooler fitted.
The interior is in excellent shape as can be seen from the photos with good door cards and no rips or tears in the seating. The vinyl soft top is stored behind the seats and is in nice condition with no tears or rips or repairs.
It is ready to be driven daily, starts reliably every time a real eye catching car that always attracts favourable comments. It comes with tonneau cover.
Development of the MGB started at least as early as 1958 with the prototype known by its Abingdon codename; MG EX205. In structure the car was a progressive, modern design in 1962, utilizing a unitary structure, instead of the traditional body-on-frame construction used on both the MGA and MG T-types and the MGB's rival, the Triumph TR series. However, components such as brakes and suspension were developments of the earlier 1955 MGA, with the B-Series engine having its origins in 1947. The lightweight design reduced manufacturing costs while adding to overall vehicle strength. Wind-up windows were standard, and a comfortable driver's compartment offered plenty of legroom. A parcel shelf was fitted behind the seats.
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