Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline January 2010

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New Listings From the Parts Locker
MGB Shift Lever Painted black, surface rust. For MGB '68-'76 $4.00 // SU Fuel Pump Mechanical, no part number tag, looks like it needs rebuilding $15.00 // MGB Used Gearbox Non-Overdrive, '77-'80. Internal condition unknown. $15.00 // MGB Used Leaf Spring Pair 7-leaf spring, from '72 GT $25.00 /pair // MGB Bare Engine Block 5-Main, No serial number plate. Black in color, so it's probably an 18V. Includes extras like used pistons, connecting rods, valve cover, pan, misc. $25.00 // MGB Center Console 2 available, see pictures. '72-'80 $8.00

Previously Listed Items
MGBGT Rear Hatch Good Condition $40.00 // MGB Steering Column Complete, includes lock and key. The column looks like a later model, but the wheel looks like a '73-'76 $30.00 // MGB Dashboard '68-'71. Several splits in vinyl cover. Includes switches, gauges, wiring $35.00 // MGB Front Shocks Need service or rebuild. No resistance. $20.00 for pair // MGB Radio Console '72-'76. Good used shape. 15.00 // MGB Swivel Axle Pair Used, need rebuilding. Surface rust, but axles and threads are in good shape. $50.00 // MGBGT Vent Window and Frame set Chrome 5/10 (pitted). Should clean up well for a driver. $20.00 // MGB Rear Axle Shafts with hubs From early MGB (banjo) axle. 25 spline inboard end. Hubs are 8 threads/in. Wheel splines are worn to a point, but not rounded over. $15.00 for pair. // MGB Leaf Spring Locator plates Good Condition, with well-used rubber cushions. $8.00 // MGB Engine Recoil Bracket $3.00 // MGB Wire Wheels Set of 4. 14", Painted. Need refinishing. Good splines. $5.00 each // MGB Rear Chrome Bumper Small dent on bumper bar. Left overrider dented, see picture. Chrome 5/10 (pitted). Includes brackets and lights. $10.00 // Used MGB Passenger Seats Both are right seats. Sorry, we don't have any driver's seats. From approx. 1970, need recovering. Seat rails not included, but there are probably some in the club inventory if you need any. $5.00 each
There are additional items and pictures of most items available on the club website at or email our parts master, David Evans at with your parts request.

Cars for Sale
Non-Member - 1977 MGB Red; very good condition; runs well; brown leather interior; 4 cylinder; dual carbs; no rust; nearly new top; garage stored all the time; paint not faded; new muffler; 96,000 miles. Asking $4250, but will consider offers. See web site for pics. Raymond Leuthold, 312.608.4595, - Urbana, IL
Non-Member - 1969 MGB-GT Needs to be restored, currently not driveable. Ex-Texas car. Good body, good glass, wire wheels, 4 spd overdrive gearbox. Asking $2900.00/obo. Pictures upon request. 1968 MGB-GT Good body, good glass, needs work on carbs & clutch hydraulics. Wire wheels, fair original interior, 4 spd overdrive gearbox, needs a good home. Asking $2900.00/with overdrive gearbox or $2200/with standard non od gearbox. Pictures upon request. Tony Azcona, 219.718.7335, - Winimac,IN
Non-Member - 1972 MGB 4-speed Roadster 80,521 original miles; factory oil cooler and knock off wire wheels. White exterior with black top and black interior. A mostly original, completely stock example (complete with smog control equipment and British Leyland radio). Used as a summer driver only; stored winters. Includes a soft cover and CarBag storage case. $5,900. David Marlin, 269.556.9598 (evenings), - St Joseph, MI
Non-Member - 1979 White MG MGB 97,600 miles. 4 speed manual transmission with overdrive. We've done a little rehab on it like wire wheels added 2 years ago. Engine needs a little work. We want to her to go to a good home. Steve and Deb Yirku, 815.439.0718 - Plainfield, IL

Parts For Sale
Member - Complete pedal box assembly from a 1972 MGB. Includes all fittings and hardware. Cover included but not pictured. If you are planning to convert a pre-1968 single-circuit braking system to dual-circuit, you need a complete setup like this. Asking $40. See web site for pictures. Jim Evans, 630.858.8192,
Non-Member - Midget/Sprite Parts: Parts in good condition, will consider reasonable offers. Delivery or shipping may be available. Midget 1972 and Sprite 1964 front fenders, hood and trunk lid (reasonable offers considered). Bugeye 1960 like new complete front end including head lights ($1500); grill ($150); 2, 4.22 diff ($125 each); 6 axles ($25 each); 2 rear housings ($75 each); 1 new front disk ($20); set of disk dust covers ($20); set of doors ($175) Sprite 1964: Front assembly ($125); Tonneau set and Bra in good condition($175) 1098 engine parts (call) Midget 1972: grill ($ 125); set door w/glass ($225); convertible rib assembly ($ 125); steering rack ($75); complete front arm front end for drum brakes. Sprite 1964 and Midget 1972: radiators ($125 each), gas tanks with sending units ($75 each), tail lights ($ 50 each set) Brakes: 6 clean and cut drums ready to install ($15 each); one front disk new ($18); several disk calipers If you donít see what you need, please call, I may have your part. Philip Zamlynski, 269.673.2628,

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