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1977 MG MGB 36,000 Original Miles, Brookland Green

Make: MG
Model: MGB
Type: Convertible
Trim: Brookland Green over Autumn Leaf
Year: 1977
Mileage: 36,153
VIN: GHN5UH426735G
Color: Green
Engine: Inline 4 Cyl
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Tualatin, Oregon, United States

1977 MG MGB Brookland Green over Autumn Leaf Additional Info:

This is a 1977 MGB with 36,153 original miles recently rescued and re-assembled into a great British sports car. In March it was towed from a workshop in Longview, WA where it sat since 1998.
This MGB was a stalled restoration project and over the past few months I've put it all back together nicely. You'll appreciate it having all its parts and pieces intact, and any missing items were pulled from another MGB to keep it authentic. It runs and drives but is being sold as-is and recommend you put the time into bringing this 40 plus year old car back to original British standards. And did I mention the 36,000 original miles?
Brief Description:
Body is painted Brookland Green and shows signs of a paint job done in the 90's. Overall good condition that needed some overspray cleaned up and a good polishing. I've left it in original condition with a few nicks and the pin striping wearing thin in places. This makes a nice patina showing the age and durability of the vehicle. Some surface rust on the car and the typical bubbles starting to show in the seam tops of the fenders. If you wanted to color sand it I'm sure it would bring back a beautiful luster, but overall it shows very nicley.
The interior is complete with all knobs, screws, switches and trim as well as the seats and door panels in great original condition. Carpet kit is brand new, dashboard is in perfect condition. Vinyl top is in good condition with one pin hole and some distress shown on the outside. Most of the electrical is working to include lights, radio, defroster, and wipers. The turn signal switch was replaced by the previous owner but needs some sorting out or perhaps the blinker unit it self needs replacing. Gauges seem to work although the tachometer can sometimes go null and then arrive back. Trunk has a carpet liner, full spare tire, jack, lug wrench and a tonneau cover. All glass is in excellent condition.
Engine, trans and suspension are original and in good shape. She runs strong and starts easily. Right now there is a miss while idling and I think it's running too rich. All fluids were replaced along with new plugs, wires, brake lines, rear brake cylinders and the clutch slave cylinder. Cooling fans work and new gas tank installed. This engine has the two-barrel Weber carburetor and upgraded electronic ignition. Brakes are good. Tires and wheels are good, (but tires are from the 90s). Battery is new with a float charger included.
Please take a look at the photos. If you know how hard it is to find these cars complete in running condition then you'll appreciate this low mileage beauty. I have been driving the car back and forth to the store to make sure it's reliable (tags are expired as you can see), but I want to be clear the car is 40 plus years old and it should be looked over for details needing any attention.
This is not yet a daily driver, it's a survivor that is a great car to bring back to original glory. A friend of mine said when buying a classic car, always go for two out of three: Engine, interior, body. I would say all three of these have high marks for completeness and overall good condition.
The engine and drivetrain are obviously good from a very, very low mileage point of view. Overall the car just needs some detail attention from the new owner. Checking all the wiring and checking all the connections is a typical area where things can go awry on 40 year old British classic cars.
This is really a nice example of the MGB. This roadster was manufactured from 1962 to 1980 and they are going up in value. I've seen several cars in this same condition sell for above the $5,000 level. This is a good opportunity to own an original, low miles MGB for much less.
I do have to reserve the right to cancel this listing early if a local buyer completes the purchase before the auction is over.Yes I can help with shipping to anywhere in the world.
I am happy to answer your questions and find the perfect home for this car, and did I mention the 36,000 original miles?
Thanks for looking!Rich