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We last sold this stunning, upgraded and enhanced MGB GT to one of our local regular customers three years ago. Since then the MG has covered in the region of 3000 miles and has been a regular attendant at many local shows and events. The GT is well known on the local show circuit and the previous owner, a retired Professor has kept the car superbly maintained and has paid for an extensive waxoyl to protect the structurally excellent underside. Further improvements since 2013 are detailing work to the engine bay, new rocker cover and new upgraded headlamps. Prior to coming to us in 2013, the MG was owned by a long term York based customer for ten years who purchased the car after an extensive restoration.
EKH 265J has now covered 15000 miles since having a total restoration in 2003. The MGB GT was sourced in California and shipped to the UK ahead of a programme of work that included various upgrades. The MGB was fitted with a re-conditioned unleaded engine, new clutch, re-conditioned carbs, new water pump, oil cooler and water hoses, a re-conditioned gearbox with overdrive was fitted with new mountings, the rear axle was checked and the propshaft replaced and the brakes totally overhauled with new front discs, servo, master cylinder, new shoes, pads, re-conditioned callipers and new brake pipes. All wheel bearings were replaced and re-conditioned king pin assemblies fitted, new rear springs fitted and rear shock absorbers re-conditioned. Front anti-roll bar bushes and track rod ends were replaced and the steering rack and column were reconditioned. A new exhaust system, new fuel tank and new wiring loom were also fitted along with a comprehensive list of further items that are detailed in the vehicles history file.The MGB was re-trimmed with high quality leather upholstery, the car fully re-painted in a metallic blue and new Minilight style wheels and new tyres fitted. All the exterior chrome work was replaced and a further enhancements included a walnut dashboard and centre console, wood rim steering wheel, security door locks, CD player, insurance approved immobiliser and air-conditioning in anticipation for some overseas touring.
Since restoration the MGB has been maintained to the highest of standards and has been a pleasure to own for both recent owners. The MG has proved reliable and does drive exceptionally well. The car feels tight with precise steering, excellent enhanced brakes and superb handling. The engine is strong with excellent oil pressure, the gearbox is smooth and the overdrive works perfectly. The MG presents beautifully with excellent paintwork, lovely straight body panels and a tidy engine bay. The cream leather upholstery is still fabulous and carpets have been protected by rubber mats. The overall appearance of the car is very smart indeed and this MG is ideal for long distance touring and regular use.