Registry: 1980 MG MGB Limited Edition (LE)

Pete Selak's 1980 MG MGB Limited Edition (LE)
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This Limited Edition is from the last production year. It has original air dam, five spoke wheels and luggage rack, LE stripping, and champagne interior (only available for two months). The fuel pump, electronic ignition and catalytic converter have been replaced. The Stromberg carburetor and drivers seat are rebuilt. A Monza exhaust system was installed this past fall. The analog clock was rebuilt by a British company.This is a fun daily driver that can be kept as is or restored.

Vehicle Information

Owner: Pete Selak   [Selak80]
Location: Glendora, CA, USA USA
Status: Running

Model Year:1980
Build Date:1980-06-01
Original Colour:Black
Current Colour:Black
Odometer:78 miles
Body Code:Roadster
Engine Type:4 cyl, 1798 CC
Transmission:4 sync
Last Updated:2014-02-22 15:39:04


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Member Comments on Registry: 1980 MG MGB Limited Edition (LE)   ↵
Rated 2 out of 10 based on 1 ratings
2013-08-26 17:47:46 # 11543
Comment by Allan Chin
Hey Pete,

Nice car. Does it have all the original emissions control stuff and runs clean enough to pass CA smog testing?

2013-08-26 18:11:50 # 11544
Comment by Pete Selak
Yes it does have a California catalytic converter. It was last slogged in April of this year
for license renewal. Sale to a California resident will include a current smog certificate to
facilitate ownership transfer.
2013-08-26 18:42:48 # 11545
Comment by Allan Chin
Ok Pete. Would I be able to come by this weekend to take a look? I'm in San Diego. Also, does it have the boot and tonneau covers for when the top is down?
2013-08-26 19:37:44 # 11546
Comment by Pete Selak
Yes, it has both originals. The top is in decent condition with clear windows. We are
redecorating a room so we will around all weekend. I am near the junction of the 210
and 57 freeways. My last trip to the Mission Valley area was under two hours by going
north on the 15 towards Ontario
2013-08-26 20:23:07 # 11547
Comment by Allan Chin
Ok Pete, let's see if I can find a window this Saturday to get up there. I will let you know in the next day or two, either way. Will this post be the best way to reach you going forward?
2013-08-26 20:41:11 # 11548
Comment by Pete Selak
Yes, please post here. Saturday will be good Monday is also an option (Labor Day)
2013-08-29 17:12:38 # 11575
Comment by Pete Selak
Does it look like you will be able to come out on Saturday? To discuss, please call me at 626-833-0700.
2013-08-29 18:40:07 # 11576
Comment by Allan Chin
I'm sorry Pete. After discussing with the family it seems you MGB is a little out of our budget. I'll try to work it a little more on my end, but I doubt anybody will budge before this weekend. If anything changes I'll check back with you. Thanks and good luck with your redecorating.
2013-08-29 21:41:01 # 11580
Comment by Pete Selak
I understand. My main goal for selling to to make a trip to Croatia to research my mother's and father's family history. The cots are coming in a bit less than expected, so I am open to negotiating a price.
2013-08-29 22:06:22 # 11581
Comment by Allan Chin
Oh man, what a totally cool trip that would be. I wouldn't think it would be a short trip either. Regarding the MGB, we've been discussing a budget for this venture and unfortunately our hard ceiling is at $5500 which when calculating in the taxes various fees would then put us way over what we planned. Your car looks beautiful so I really didn't want to insult you.
2014-04-20 11:37:09 # 15767
Comment by Ward Webster
Pete do you still have MG for sale?Ward

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2014-02-22 15:39:04

Changes from 2014-02-22 15:39:04 to previous 2013-08-17 14:08:09
Mileage 78,622 → 78

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Aug 17, 2013 Pete Selak  USA Added to Registry (ID 20974)

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