Registry: 1978 MG MGB V6 Conversion
David Ross's 1978 MG MGB V6 Conversion – “New Baby”
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Ground up restoration. Media blasted frame and body. New interior including all upholstery, carpeting, all panels, dash, instrumentation etc. All running gear replaced or refurbished, poly bushed, with a Moss adjustable front anti sway bar. Braking system totally replaced with new MC, wheels cylinders and cross drilled rotors with green stuff pads. Suspension lowered with Moss front coil springs and Moss rear leaf springs. Good Year 15 series V rated Eagle tires on classic alloy rims. Trunk totally restored and relined with a Acura mini donut spare. New British wiring harness with every accessory running through a relay and Bits for Brits fuse panel. Hella head lights and Hella driving lights. Custom exhaust with Flowmaster muffler. New GM 3.4 V6 crate motor with a Crane street can and Competition Cams high ration roller lifters. Edlebrock intake manifold with Classic conversion low profile upper with a Holley 390 4 barrel carb. Classic Conversion engine installation kit with Classic conversion headers ceracoted. Classic conversions serpentine under drive syster. Powermaster high torque starter and Powermaster single wire alternator. Ignition by Jeff Schlemmer dizzy converted to MSD 6AL with Blaster coil. Transmission Borg warner T5 by Manns Trans with clutch assembly, fly wheel and HTOB from Brian at BMC. ETC ETC.
Body restoration and paint work by All Makes collision restoration shop Tampa Florida.
Restoration and conversion took 4 1/2 years and total cost was $22,000.
|Owner:||David Ross [canuck]|
|Original Colour:||Leyland White BLCV 243|
|Current Colour:||Flame Red BLV 61|
|Engine Type:||GM 3.4 V6|
|Transmission:||Borg Warner world class T5|
|Last Updated:||2017-08-02 10:10:09|
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Factory: Abingdon, England
Engine: B-Series (1.2-2.4L) 4cyl
Body Type: 2 Seat Roadster
Series: MGB MkIII (1970-1979)
Market: USA, Left Drive
Model Year: 1978
Car Number: 459099
Engine Code: Not Set!
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This vehicle's information was last updated on 2017-08-02 10:10:09
- Changes from 2013-12-03 17:16:36 to previous 2010-09-13 11:03:59
- Mileage 4,200 → 10,500
|Dec 1, 2007||David Ross||Added to Registry (ID 8033)|
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