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1965 MGB Roadster Roadster

Make: MG
Model: MGB
Type: Convertible
Trim: Convertible
Year: 1965
VIN: GHN3L40684
Color: Red
Engine: 1800 cc
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Houston, Texas, United States

1965 MG MGB Convertible Additional Info:

This is a 1965 MGB Mark I. The car was restored in ~1997. From 1998 to 2016, the car was parked. I have repaired, upgraded, and replaced many of the mechanical components, but the fenders have rusted, and a cosmetic restoration is overdue. The car runs very well, but I have too many old British cars. I need to make space in the driveway. This is a fun car for my daily commute. It would make a good restoration project, or a really good parts car for an ongoing restoration.


  • Pull-handle door latches
  • Aluminum hood
  • Grill, bumpers, and trim in good condition
  • Steel dash
  • Clean interior
  • Vinyl soft top is completetly intact
  • Windshield is in excellent condition
  • There is rust on the body

Drive train

  • I replaced the original 3-main engine with an 18GB engine that was used for competition in VARA and Corinthian
  • Competition CAM (requires rich idle)
  • Modified head (large valves, enlarged intake ports, ready for dual DCOE-45 carbs)
  • Weber DGV carburetor for street use
  • Deep oil pan (sump is extended downward 1", with baffle to prevent sloshing and cavitation on long turns)
  • Pre-engaged starter
  • Lucas sport coil
  • Steel braid oil lines
  • Pre-lube circuit allows connection of an external oil pump (not included) for priming after long storage
  • 60 PSI oil pressure at idle
  • Reduced mass flywheel
  • 3-into-1 exhaust headers
  • Oxygen sensor port for precision tuning.
  • Full synchro 4-speed transmission

Brakes, Suspension, and Steering

  • Knock-on hubs
  • Wire wheels, good tires, balanced with a purpose-built adapter (I can make another if you need one - Contact me)
  • Brake and clutch hydraulics are converted to use silicone fluid
  • Moto-lita steering wheel
  • New rotors & pads
  • Rebuilt front calipers
  • New drums & shoes
  • New rear wheel cylinders
  • Aluminum differential casing (removable third member)
  • Original wiring harnesses
  • Trunk-mounted 12 V battery
  • Electric temperature gauge
  • Negative earth, alternator