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MG - MG B Roadster - 1977

MG - MG B Roadster - 1977

DRiving MGB roadster from year of manufacture 10-1977. License plate number 6-1978. This MGB was imported to The Netherlands from sunny California in 1992. Since its import, the B has been owned by its last owner. It has been enjoyed until 2006 and has since been in storage due to circumstances.

After 15 years in storage, the roadster is driving again. A completely new electronic ignition was installed, as well as a sports ignition coil and the electronics of the contact lock.

As you can see, the base is very good for a restoration. In terms of its body, the front fenders, all wheel housing edges, inner fenders, sills and bottom are really hard. The seams on top of the fenders are alright as well. The separate parts must be restored or replaced. Doors, boot and bonnet. The worst thing about the bodywork is the left rear fender and the rear edge in the boot.

The interior will need to be replaced. The chairs and rubber mats are intact. The hood and hood frame are present, but the hood is bad.

This means that it needs some technical work, of course! The motor starts well and provides good oil pressure when stationary. It runs fine during acceleration. The transmission handles well and the MB brakes straight. Of course, the brakes and clutch must be serviced. As well as the exhaust, tyres etc.

Optional spoke wheels including spare wheel. With the matching wrench and led hammer.

Some old inspection reports are included, as well as part of the Californian registration number and some service invoices.

It is recommended to view the car prior to placing a bid in order to prevent disappointment. Please contact Catawiki to schedule an appointment. Video of the running motor available upon request.

This MG is located in Vlissingen, The Netherlands. It can be viewed and picked up there. I can arrange for export papers upon request and provide assistance with transport through Europe via my contacts.

Brand MG
Model Type MG B Roadster
Year 1977
Located in Netherlands
Body style Cabriolet / convertible
Mileage reading 44545 mi
Registration papers with Dutch registration
Transmission Manual
Fuel Petrol
Colour Red
Horse Power 95
Cubic capacity 1798
Matching numbers Yes
Matching colours Yes
Service book/history No
Valid MOT No
Chassis number GHN5UJ450162G
Condition (Paint & Body) 4 - Fine: dents, scratches and body panels that require replacement and paintwork
Condition (Interior) 5 - Needs Restoration: may have sustained major damage, parts can be missing
Condition (Frame & underbody) 4 - Fine: frame/structure shows signs of rust, excess wear, require replacements or work
Condition (Mechanical) 4 - Fine: may have mechanical damage. Engine and/or transmission may be in poor condition
Condition (Overall) 5 - In need of restoration (barn find)
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