1978 MG Midget Roadster Convertible
Winchester, VA, 22603
Engine: 4 cyl.
Drive Type: RWD
Interior: Tan & Orange
This car is mostly original, better than a survivor. The restoration was completed in 2017 and the interior outfitted in 2018 with upgraded materials. The odometer reflects actual mileage. Previously this car was a top 20 winner at the AACA Cooper City Founder's Day Car Show in 2018.
EXTERIOR - Solid straight body with paint in excellent condition with no bubbles or indications of rust. The top is new with clear windows with a boot top included. Al lights function properly including trunk and dash. Front lights have stone guards. Side markers have been upgraded to LED. A new tonneau cover and all-car cover accompanies. Windshield perfectly clear, no wiper smears, no chips/cracks.
INTERIOR - New seat upholstery/door panels with colors being orange centers, black piping with medium tan New tan carpeting. Dash in perfect condition with all gages, lights, emergency flashers, turn signals, courtesy light, and switches operating correctly. Radio has been upgraded to a Panasonic AM/FM multichannel with built-in accessory features.
ENGINE AND TRANNY - Engine start-up is immediate with no tail smoke on start-up or during the run. New electric fuel pump and filtering were installed along with gas tank removal and cleaning. A new fuel level sensor was installed to complete the rework. Transmission (original 4-speed synchro) is a smooth shifter in all gears and the clutch feels great with no jumping or noise. All lubrication including full-synthetic engine oil has been freshened. All zerks have fresh long-life moly-grease.
CHASSIS - All shocks are full without signs of leakage. The ride is a true MGB feel with no wiggles or sway especially around corners. Steering is tight and responsive. Tires are 145/80SR13 and exhibit a 50-60% tread life remaining. Full spare tire in the trunk along with original jack and fittings. The 13-inch wheels are of the ROSTYLE type featuring chrome beauty rims along with all new chrome lugs. Brakes are front disc and rear drum style and recent service include a full system flush with master cylinder upgrade. The emergency brake is fully functional.
UNDERCARRIAGE - Clean and rust-free - surface rust only, no rust through on body or frames.