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for all year MGBs, MGB-GTs and Midgets
Established in 1975


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(also see spare parts exchange and new classified ads in the eOctagon available online in the Members Only area.)


"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 Benjamin"

"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. Louis, MO"

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MGB collection MGB Roadster Collection. 3 roadsters. 1971 harvest gold, 1974 burgundy, 1979 Russet. All refurbished roadworthy vehicles and much more. I also have many used parts for MGBs (1969 -'79). Cars are prices from $5000 to $8000. Maintained by retired BMC technician. Prices from $5000 to $8000. Bob at 304-268-9440. WV

''66 blue MGB 1966 blue MGB. Partially restored. Needs newly recovered seats, new carpet and new top with frame installed. We have 99% of all parts needed to finish job. Invested over $10,000! Moving and need to sell. Open to any reasonable offer. Duane at 801-750-2721. UT*

'68 MGB roadster Classic chrome bumper 1968 MGB in original British Racing Green with 67,200 miles. I’ve owned it since 1998. Fully restored in early 90’s by University Motors. Always garaged. No rust. Runs great. Four speed with overdrive. $18,000. William Barton, Austin, TX 512-921-7902. Email

'71 B for sale 1971 MGB w/optional hardtop. Complete body restoration. 82,000 miles. Great driver. Inside storage. Call or email Roger for more info at or 620-200-2900. $8500 OBO. Hutchinson KS.

MGB Project Car MGB Project. '73 driver, good mechanical condition, restoration started, many new parts to complete. '78 complete car with good title, has OD transmission. '82, parts car. All for $3500. Contact Wayne at . TX*


1974 MGB roadster 1974 MGB, body was completely gone through ~4 years ago. New floors, Chrome, interior, tires, battery, paint, several body panels. Lots of work done to it by local LBC shop. Engine has not been out but runs strong and carries good oil pressure. 126,000 miles. Asking $8,500. Contact Steve at for more info. VA**

'74 MGB 1974 MGB. 70,000 miles. Very solid, very well cared for. No accidents and not abused. New paint and many new updates. Garage kept. Picture does not do this car justice as it was dirty at the time. This car shines, runs and drives perfectly. Call or text for more info and more photos. Gary at 864-361-5389. $8500 OBO. Greenville, SC**

1974 1/2 MGB. New carpet, valve cover, air cleaners, master cylinder, electronic points. Heads re-done, valves changed and tuned by John at University Motors. Asking $15,500. No rust. 574-295-7771. *

'76 B roadster Extremely nice 1976 MGB Roadster, by original owner. Completely stock, 4 speed w/overdrive, 26+K miles, no rust, always garaged, no scratches, dents, or tears. Everything that came with the car is there and is in good condition. Runs good and is ready for Spring driving. Professionally appraised. $12,500. Email: Phone: 270-554-1935. KY

'77 MGB 1977 MGB.  Peoria Illinois.  In great mechanical shape, just under 19K miles.  New tires, suspension bushings have been replaced along with and engine seals.  Tech manual and service history.  Interior needs some love. New mirrors included.  $7000 OBO. . 608-332-1000.**


High Quality Parts for Your Restoration. MGB Windshields - New Chrome frame or Polished frame - or excellent condition Original frame. All with glass and misc. parts. MG Midget Windshield with new glass and parts. MGB Rear Bumper - early '74 - New Chrome with full length brace. Roger at 763-420-8159 or . MN

MGB Front Suspension Parts. After rebuilding the front suspension on a 1971 MGB, I have many used parts available including sway bar & mounts, shocks, swivel assemblies, springs, brake calipers, rotors & master cylinder, clutch master cylinder (needs to be rebuilt) and lower wishbone arms. email: and make offer.

Manuals and Kits. AMGBA Tech Manual Vol 2, Haynes Restore Manual, Lucas Manual, Josh Malks Collector Car Manual, New Color Tune Engine Diagnostic Kit, New SU Carb Sync and Tool Kit, MGB Survival Manual. Email: Joe at .

Midget Parts for Sale:  Tonneau cover $150.  Tonneau bars in factory original bag $50.  Boot cover $100.  Top Frame $100.  Factory original SU Air Cleaners sandblasted and repainted $50.   Call/text or email:  Greg Abrams, 805-405-3617. .

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)

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Midget Hardtop Wanted Midget hardtop. I've seen many different types but I'm only looking for a hardtop exactly like the one in this photo.  I'll buy your hardtop in any condition only if it looks like the one in the attached photo. Please call/text/email: 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 seminars. 

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 still 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
Office:  616-855-1684
Cell:  616-307-6737


Swap meet ads are free to AMGBA members. Please limit swap meet ads to one per issue per member and to 50 words or less. Ads will appear for a minim um of 3 months on the website (and may appear up to 6 months depending on space) and in at least one issue of the club printed magazine and emailed emagazine (and may appear in 2 depending on space) must be resubmitted for additional time. Ads appear on our website, in the Octagon, in the eOctagon, on Facebook and Twitter.

Ads include one color photo. Additional photos are $10 each.

For others and for commercial suppliers (or additional ads for members) the rate is $15.00 for 50 words or less. Additional words are 50 cents each. Deadline dates are the same as for the other AMGBA OCTAGON items which are found in the AD RATES area of this website.

The AMGBA makes no claims, either stated or implied, concerning the quality, authenticity or availability of items offered and claims no responsibility for any transactions as a result of the swap meet ad.

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or use the classified ad submit form here.

(* ad also appeared in the last issue, ** ad appeared in previous issues)

WARNING: CAR SALES SCAM. The check the “buyer” sends you is a fake. If you deposit it into your account and then obtain a Cashiers Check for the difference and send it to the accomplice, it will be cashed before the fake check you deposited is returned to your bank and charged back to your account. You will be ripped off for the amount of the Cashiers Check that you sent. You might want to warn the members in the magazine.
Charles Kennedy

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