Registry: 1980 MG MGB

David Kinsey's 1980 MG MGB – “Runaway”
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As of mileage 108K, September 2011:
Rebuilt engine, bored to .040, HC pistons, block and head decked resulting in 9.22:1 CR and approx. 1850cc. Aluminum head and flywheel. ProSport harmonic damper. Tourist Trophy stainless steel exhaust with 1974 exhaust header ceramic coated. All work by Abacus Racing, Va Beach, VA.

Weber DGV 32/36; "Shlemmerized" 45D distributor with Crane XR700 optical electronic ignition, Bosch 55A alternator, AAW headlight relay. (all owner installed)

Suspension rebuilt with all poly bushes, Caldwell's lever shocks, Moss swivel assys, lowered 1 inch w/Moss kit, Moss steering rack, front wheel bearings. (Abacus rebuild)

Vehicle Information

Owner: David Kinsey   [rundjk]
Location: Virginia Beach, USA USA
Status: Running

Model Year:1980
Build Date:1979-06-15
Current Colour:BRG (lighter shade)
Odometer:108,000 miles
Body Code:GV23T 981183P
Engine Type:1.8L 4 Cyl 5 Main B-Series
Engine Code:18V884AEL006952
Transmission:4 Sync 4 Speed Overdrive
Last Updated:2011-09-18 17:50:33


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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2011-09-18 17:50:33

Changes from 2011-09-18 17:50:33 to previous 2011-07-24 00:37:37
Mileage 105,000 → 108,000
Body Code added   GV23T 981183P
Engine Code added   18V884AEL006952
Nickname added   Runaway

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
May 8, 2009 David Kinsey  USA Added to Registry (ID 10388)

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