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Registry: 1960 MG MGA 1600



Terrence Walters's Gold Member 1960 MG MGA 1600 – “Shirley”
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  • Close encounter of the first kind...

“Shirley”
A co-worker sez to me: "Hey Terrence! You've got an MG, don't you?... My fiance's mother has an MGA 1600 that was her first car. It's in pretty rough shape: she drove it all the time up until she got pregnant with her daughter - my fiance... so it's been in the same spot in the garage for 39 years!" Shirley is the name of the P.O. so I thought it was a good name for the "A" to inherit. (My wife pointed out that another certain "Pink Lady" shared the same first name too!)

My plan is to strip her down and do a full resto, following MGA Guru's advice. Initial expectation is to reuse as much as possible. Years from now, ideally with my son (now 2 years old), we'll tackle upgrades.

Vehicle Information

Owner: Terrence Walters Gold Member   [mulpha]
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada CAN
Status: Restoration in progress


VIN:GHNL90458
Model Year:1960
Original Colour:Red
Current Colour:Red
Odometer:41,894 miles
Body Code:B22614
Engine Type:1.6L 4 Cyl 3 Main B-Series
Engine Code:16GA-U-21642
Last Updated:2015-01-10 22:30:57
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GHNL90458
Factory: Abingdon, England
Make: MG
Engine: B-Series (1.2-2.4L) 4cyl
Body Type: 2 Seat Roadster
Series: 'L' Unknown!

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2015-01-10 22:30:57

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Mar 1, 2014 Terrence Walters  CANGold Member Added to Registry (ID 26323)

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