"I did want to let
everyone know that I was really impressed by the number of serious inquiries
about the car we received from running an ad with you. If you ever need
someone to recommend the effectiveness of advertising on your site and
newsletter, I would be glad to tell them how easy and effective it was. - Nell
"The 1964 MGB I had advertised on your site has been sold. I
received over 10 responses to the ad and the purchaser was one of them. Your
site provided great exposure and serious buyers, thanks! Bill Kuehrmann, St.
Total restoration of
1970 MGB-GT. Rebuilt engine has 10,000 miles on it. Runs great. New clutch,
transmission, fuel pump. New interior and dash, chrome, paint, wire wheels,
radial tires, badge bar. Brakes redone 5,000 miles ago. 4-speed. Garaged 30 yrs.
$12,500. Call 719-359-2410 & leave message. RawhideToni@yahoo.com. CO
1971 MGB for sale in Youngstown,
Ohio. Project car needs restoration. True mileage unknown. Asking $1500.00 For
more information and pictures, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call
1971 MGB. Extremely nice! NEW: Chrome
wire wheel covers, top, seat covers, door panels, & carpet. Recently restored
body & engine. $12,500. Please contact:
1974 MGB Roadster V-8 Conversion.
Orange PPG acrylic enamel, new chrome, rubber, black canvas top/boot/tonneau.
Hardtop. 4-liter aluminum V8, 9.5:1 CR, S-10 rear end (3.07), aluminum D&D
radiator, Edelbrock 500 low-profile carburetor, Borg Warner T-5 transmission,
Michelin 195-60s. New interior panels and carpets. $20,000. More info/photos:
1977 MGB, excellent condition, 4
speed w/overdrive, soft and hard top, newer parts include woodgrain dash,
gauges, leather interior, gas tank, fuel pump, plugs, wires, brake lines,
cooling fan, $16,000 OBO, all serious offers considered, Contact Mark at
or 217-201-0510 for more info/photos, IL.
1978 MGB in Colorado Springs. Offered
for sale $3300 . Runs and drives, but carburetor needs to be tweaked for
smoothness. Engine, transmission and clutch are all very solid and in good
mechanical condition. Good tires, battery, and a new not installed convertible
top. Car has been dented by hail which we get here every summer. Bobby at
or call/text 719-440-9298.*
1980 MGB. $20,000 invested. New top, new
5-speed transmission, new exhaust, card and intake manifold, radiator, clutch,
plus a host of other item. Most parts go with the vehicle. Rust free. $12,000.
John at 907-590-0052, email@example.com
Custom, hand sculptured, gear shift knobs of ebony
and another hardwood; drilled and threaded. $42 plus shipping.
. Samples in photograph. Special orders available.*
Rover V-8 engine 3.0 L. Aluminum block & Heads.
6M Bell housing bolt pattern, dissembled, cleaned & crack-tested. Rods balanced,
heads polished, valves resurfaced. Complete w/hardware, brackets, pulleys. No
manifolds or flywheel. Good crank & cam. Ready for reassembly to give your MGB
300 hp. 304-268-9440. WV*
MGB fiberglass Snugtop by Custom
Hardtops of Long Beach, CA purchased in the 1970s; in garage on or off the car.
Black; good condition. $450; buyer pays shipping.
. Amarillo, TX*
MG Original sales brochures: 1965-62, $35; 1963-68, $25;
1969-70, $18, 1971-80, $15. $4.95 shipping. Specify year, model. Have other MG
models plus most cars/trucks, worldwide. Walter Miller, 6710 Brooklawn,
Syracuse, NY 13211. 315-432-8282. fax; 315-432-8256.
(in every issue)
MG Midget and MGB
Hardtops. Please send a photo of whatever hardtop you aren't using, any
style and any condition. Please send info to
firstname.lastname@example.org or call Greg Abrams 805-405-3617.*
University Motors Ltd has now transformed into
University Motors Online. Although John Twist will no longer work in his
shop, he will be available for consultation, technical advice shows and
But, he is not really re-tiring - it's more like
re-treading. Freed from the daily business operations, he shall have more time
to dedicate to MG technical publications and presentations. His website is
and shall remain active. He is available
to present technical seminars for your club, organization, or business. He
will always be able to be contacted by the website. He won't be far away!
John Twist can be reached at:
University Motors Online
100 East Beltline Avenue SE
Grand Rapids MI 49506
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