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Registry: 1980 MG MGB Limited Edition (LE)



Arnold Adams's 1980 MG MGB Limited Edition (LE)
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7/25/2016 Installed 4 speed transmission with overdrive.
2/10/2017 Removed Zenith Stromberg carb and replaced with new SU HIF 44.
11/17/2017 Added strap from engine to exhaust pipe, replaced the universal joints, axel shaft seals and rear brake shoes.

Vehicle Information

Owner: Arnold Adams   [arnolda]
Location: Vancouver, WA, USA USA
Status: Running


VIN:GVVDJ2AG520785
Model Year:1980
Build Date:1980-05-01
Original Colour:Black
Current Colour:Black
Odometer:102,429 miles
Body Code:GU23T 995929
Engine Code:18V883AEL 050222
Transmission:4 Sync 4 Speed Overdrive
Last Updated:2017-11-17 21:28:23

 

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Member Comments on Registry: 1980 MG MGB Limited Edition (LE)   ↵
2017-11-19 13:12:13 # 46055
Comment by louis d
Nice looking daily driver ? I hace a triple black LE also. Do not understand that LE designation. I learned cars were built well into 1980 without LE label. But what the hey, driving it is the best therapy I can have
2017-11-24 12:12:46 # 46226
Comment by Arnold Adams
Thanks for the comment Louis. The LE is simply short for Limited Edition. My ID plate lists my build date as Aug 1980 which is pretty close to the last car build in Oct 1980. I have the mechanicals pretty well sorted, so, my next task is to have the car repainted. I am thinking of going with the Bronze Metallic which was the factory color for UK and Europe delivered LE cars.

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2017-11-17 21:28:23

Changes from 2017-11-17 21:28:23 to previous 2017-02-12 12:56:14
Engine Code 18V889AEL 050222 → 18V883AEL 050222
Changes from 2017-02-12 12:56:14 to previous 2017-02-08 17:54:06
Mileage 100,699 → 102,429
Changes from 2017-02-08 17:54:06 to previous 2014-05-06 18:49:49
Trans Type 4 Sync → 4 Sync 4 Speed Overdrive

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Jan 1, 2012 Arnold Adams  USA Added to Registry (ID 24649)

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