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Registry: 1971 MG MGB MkIII



Larry Davis's 1971 MG MGB MkIII – “Little Blue”
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“Little Blue”
Found "Little Blue" while day dreaming on craigslist in early January. She was only 25 miles up the road from me so I thought what the heck, I was sure the description wouldn't be accurate anyway. Needless to say was I surprised when the previous owner pulled the cover back on her. After a test drive, I had to have her. The PO runs a body shop and it really shows in the job he has done on the car. Every thing works except the radio.
"Little Blue" has had a rebuild at some time and is definitely not stock. She maintains a nice "lope" at idle that sounds different from stock models I have heard. Oil pressure stays a steady 75-80. The twin carbs have been tuned to perfection and the car runs great. The 4 speed shifts smoothly with no transmission whines.
The only mod I can think of now is maybe a radio and overdrive. Oh yeah, perhaps a strap on luggage rack. No drilling on this boot lid.
Needless to say I am thankful that the previous owner makes a hobby of rebuilding old MGBs and then selling them to new guys like me that have never owned one before. His work and dedication to the MG is greatly appreciated.

Vehicle Information

Owner: Larry Davis   [driveanmg]
Location: Asheboro, North Carolina, USA USA
Status: Running


VIN:GHN5UB243245C
Model Year:1971
Original Colour:Teal Blue
Current Colour:Teal Blue
Odometer:129,000 miles
Engine Type:1.8 4 Cyl 5 main
Engine Code:code plate missing
Transmission:4 sync 4 speed
Last Updated:2015-01-30 21:29:45
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GHN5UB243245C
Factory: Abingdon, England
Make: MG
Engine: B-Series (1.2-2.4L) 4cyl
Body Type: 2 Seat Roadster
Series: MGB MkIII (1970-1979)
Market: USA, Left Drive
Model Year: 1971
Car Number: 243245
Engine Size: Unknown!

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2015-01-30 21:29:45

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Jan 11, 2015 Larry Davis  USA Added to Registry (ID 27961)

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