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£8,000

1971 Mg MGB gt

0333 344 2329
ID 9479


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We are selling our all original 1971 MGB GT, which has been a trusted daily driver for us over the last 3 months since we bought it. We have decided to part ways with it as me and my partner both have busy lives and were a bit ambitious in thinking we could keep a classic car long term. We have put a great deal into getting it into top condition mechanically, and it is now ready for the next phase of its journey. We bought the car in April 2021 for £7,250. Within 5 days of buying the car, the clutch went and whilst getting this repaired, we chose to get our mechanic to deal with any issue he could find, at a cost of £1,800. The work we have completed (we have the paperwork for this): Clutch replaced Exhaust down pipe bolts replaced Rear wheel cylinders replaced Brake fluid changes Clutch slave cylinder and pipe replaced Off side brake pipe replaced Near side front lower bushes replaced Rocker cover gasket replaced Chest gaskets replaced Oil and filter changed Rear exhausted mounts replaced Fuel pipes by pump replaced Rear shoe retaining springs and retainers replaced Gear box oil seal replaced Gear box oil topped up All smith dials are working as should, bar the speedo, due to the cable snapping. We have the new cable ready to be installed and will include this in the sale. The car comes with overdrive for gears 3 and 4, which are fully working as they should. The sills are in a fair condition. One sill is damaged in a ten inch area, where the pinch part of the seal was crushed when the previous owner jacked it up in the incorrect place. We can send photos of all the sills on request. Engine area is good and overall cosmetic rust is good, with only a few very small patches that would need dealing with eventually. There are a couple of small tears in the vinyl roof, so this would need replacing. The car comes with various paperwork from it’s long history. These can be sent over if you require more information. We’re not looking for a quick sale, and want to make sure it will be going to the right home. Therefore only sensible offers will be responded to. Thanks for reading.

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Good to look at, fun to drive, amazing parts availability, the archetypal classic roadster and coupe