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1978 MGB Roadster 4L V8

1978 MGB Roadster 4L V8

This gorgeous 1978 MGB Roadster 4L V8 has undergone a total renovation and finished in an excellent tornado red.
During the renovation it was upgraded to V8, overall there was no expense spared when renovating this superb car.
The engine has just been upgraded to a 4L.
Original body completely restored.
Individual registration number, 2860MG.
Body prepared and sprayed in tornado red.
RV8 bonnet with louvers fitted.
4 litre competition V8 engine 270 bhp, 250ft/lbs torque at fly wheel (dyno sheet available).
--Engine Build--
4 litre cross bolted block.
Line honed mains.
Deck machined to minimum height.
Stronger than standard crank.
All parts fully balanced.
V8 developments, dominator heads.
Yellow terror roller rocker assembly with outriggers to support shaft outer ends (from Australia).
Uprated high pressure oil pump.
High pressure, high rev lifters.
Special profile cam for very fast road/competition use.
Mallory dual point distributor.
Competition clutch plate assembly.
Aluminium high torque low amp starter motor.
Aluminium radiator fitted.
Kenlow fans.
Eddelbrock RPM performer inlet manifold.
600 cubic ft / min Eddelbrock / Weber carb.
John Hoyle full stainless through the wing exhaust system.
All mated to LT77 Vitesse gearbox.
--Drive Train--
Ford Sierra Cosworth LSD diff.
Ford Sierra Cosworth rear disc brake assemblies.
Mallory dual point distributor.
John Hoyle front and rear fully independent and fully adjustable suspension system with adjustable shocks.
AP racing calipers and ventilated discs on front suspension.
17 inch by 8 inch J wide image billet wheels (much stronger than cast) with low profile radial tyres.
Spare wheel is a 5 1/2 J inch image billet get you home rim (needs a 175 / 55 r 17 tyre to give same rolling radius as other wheels).
MGOC power steering conversion fitted.
Safety rollover bar fitted.
All leather and walnut dash and cappings fitted.
Windscreen frame/ surround remanufactured.
New windscreen fitted.
MOMO steering wheel leather rim.
Red carpets.
Full 3 point harness.
Sebring front valance fitted to increase air flow to front brakes.
All standard chrome and V8 badges fitted.

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