Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline May 2010

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New Listings From the Parts Locker
MGA Wiper Switch Tested, works. $10.00 // MGB HS4 and HIF-4 Intake manifolds. Several to choose from, email to tell me which style you're looking for. $10.00 ea // MGB Oil Pan 18GB thru V engines $8.00 // MGB Starter '68-80. Untested. It may work or it may need repair/rebuild. $15.00 // MGB Brake Servo Untested. Probably needs repair / rebuiding. $25.00 // MGB Alternator Untested. It may work or it may need repair/rebuild. $12.00 // MGB Front Tappet Cover $10.00
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
Member - 1972 Red MGB In mint condition are the following, body, paint, top, interior, tires, brakes,exhaust,motor,etc. This is a must see. Asking $10,000. or best offer. Call for details and e-mailing pictures. 1974 Citron MGB New top,rebuilt carbs, suspension front and rear replaced, new windshield, tuned, solid, asking $6,900. Call for details and photos. This car has always been very reliable. Ed, 630.301.0430, - Bartlett, IL
Member - 1969 MG C Roadster British racing green, black interior. 6 cylinder. Automatic. Fully restored. 53,000 miles. Well maintained with new top, repaint, and restored interior. Recently appraised. Pictures available. $16,000 OBO. Contact Glenn Coulter at Glenn & Sons, Libertyville, IL (847) 362-2886
Non-Member - 1972 MGB $800 or best offer. Rough condition, all original parts. Must tow from garage on south side. Must tow by 4/20/2010. Serious inquiries only please. Maggie, 312.301.9071,
Non-Member - 1979 MGB Solid original car. Yellow with black stripes, 76,000 miles, 9,000 miles on engine overhaul, Minilite wheels, new battery, HIF-44 carb, $5,950. Call for more information Steve, 715.271.4748, - Stevens Point, WI
Non-Member - 1980 MGB LE Roadster With hardtop, tonneau cover. 80,000 miles. Garage kept. Have owned almost 20 years, used sparingly last 7 years. Well maintained, excellent running condition. $4,200 Bob Nali, 847.830.2084, - Mundelein, IL
Non-Member - Persimmon 1976 MGB Black Soft-top, Fiero Seats, Wire Wheels, Twin Carburetors, GM Alternator, Recently Rewired, Only 56,533 Miles. Asking $5,000 dollars or best offer. Email for photos or questions. - Oswego, IL
Member - 1968 MGB Roadster This car has been stored in my garage for over 25 years. It is in need of total restoration, to include rust repair work and complete mechanical rebuild. Comes with two brand-new front fenders, like new stow-away top, and many other items to include all items missing from the car in the photos. It is an overdrive car with original aluminum hood. Priced at $2,300 – if you know MGB’s, then you know that the value of the O/D, fenders, hood, and top is almost that amount. And you also know that it will be worth high teens $$ when finished. Will not separate. Call Jim at 630.858.8192

Parts For Sale
I have six (6) late model MGB overdrive tranmissions for sale: three (3) for chrome bumper cars 1968-1974 and three (3) for rubber bumper cars 1974 ½-1980. The transmissions were purchased from Andy Jenning’s Spares ( an English salvage yard located near Southampton. The transmissions have been bench tested and run on a dynometer to check theoverdrive by Man=Trans (, one of the leading re-manufacturers of manual transmissions and transfer cases in the United States. Man-Trans is located in Tallahassee, Florida. I have recently installed an overdrive transmission in my 1971 MGB and am exceedingly pleased with it. I am asking $500 per transmission plus shipping costs (estimated at somewhat less than $100) per transmission. You may contact me in Tallahassee at 850/562-1334 or by email at
Non-Member - MGA Bodyshell Believed to be 1959 or 1960, left over from old restoration, stored inside many years, as shown - no other parts. Engine (948cc), trans & axle from a early Bugeye other parts. Dick Borvansky, 708.447.2657
Non-Member - MG complete engine and trans for a TD, TC or TF (not sure) I have a vin# Mg 539646 from the block. Engine and trans turn over. Has been garage kept, $1450.00 OBO. For more info call Bill, 847.366.6158 - Lake Geneva WI Area

Parts Wanted
Non-Member - Wanted, Chrome Front Bumper in at least fair condition for a 72 midget daily driver. - Princeton, IL

Cars Wanted
Non-Member - Wanted: Pre-'68 MGB Roadster. Would like a car that is original spec, and in good or better condition. I'm in California, but will travel to get the right car. Don Scott, 707.942.0546,
Non-Member - Wanted to purchase - MGBGT.

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