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
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.