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1980 MG B GT V8

Year : 1980 - 4th August 1980

Make : MG

Model : B GT

Colour : Red

Body Type : Sports

Transmission : Manual

Engine : 3528 cc V8

Power Output :

Doors : 2

Fuel : Petrol

Price : £SOLD

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1980 MGB GT V8 classic sports car, registration number KJD 505W, first registered on the 4th August 1980, Petrol 3528cc, Manual transmission, 2,147 miles, finished in Cardinal Red with Black interior trim and wooden steering wheel. Extensive history file. Supplied with a fresh service and MOT.

The MGB GT V8 was a factory available model produced from 1973 to 1976 and a total of 2,591 examples were produced. During 2016 to 2019, KJD 505W was professionally converted to match the factory specification with upgraded brakes, suspension, wheels, tyres to safely and properly cope with the engine's power output. During this time the car also had full bodywork restoration. 

Engine : 8 cylinder in 90 degree V formation

Bore / Stroke : 88.9 x 71.1mm

Capacity : 3,528cc

Rear Axle : Salisbury with 3.07:1 ratio as standard

Suspension :

Front; independent by upper and lower wishbones with coil springs and anti-roll bar. Lever arm hydraulic dampers.

Rear; live axle, half-elliptic leaf springs. Lever arm hydraulic dampers.

Wheels & Tyres : Minilite cast alloy wheels, 4 stud fixing, 205 HR15 radial tyres.

Brakes : Lockhead front wheel discs and rear drums. Single hydraulic circuit with servo assistance.

Steering : Cam gear rack and pinion with safety collapisible steering column.

Wheelbase : 7'7" Track : Front 4'1", Rear 4'1.25"

Length : (Chrome bumper) 12'10.7"

Width : 5'0"

Height : 4'2"

Service work carried out :

02.01.2019 (000010 miles) : MOT

12.01.2019 (000184 miles) : Retorqued cylinder head, Replaced spark plugs, Replaced battery, Replaced oil filter and oil, Reset idle settings on carb.

21.06.2019 (000964 miles) : Replaced oil and filter, Replaced clutch slave cylinder, Removed starter motor, Repaired bonnet catch.

03.01.2020 (000928 miles) : Starter motor repaired and replaced

23.07.2020 (001378 miles) : New start motor fitted

20.12.2020 (01528 miles) : Check exhaust and repair, Tune carburetor

05.01.2021 (01544 miles) : Oil and filter change

10.09.2021 (01810 miles) : MOT and secure brake calliper

13.02.2020 (02147 miles) : MOT and service

KJD 505W sounds and drives really well, these V8s are now very few and far between and values are increasing rapidly.


Absolutely any inspection is welcome by appointment.

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