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1976 MGB Roadster "New Soft & Hard top,Fun 2 drive 40yr old British Sports Car"

1976 MG MGB

Condition: Used
Make: MG
Model: MGB
Type: Convertible
Trim: Convertible
Year: 1976
Mileage: 73,193
VIN: GHN5UG390265
Color: Red
Engine: 4
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: 2WD
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Extras
CD Player, Convertible, Hard Top, AM/FM Stereo, Triaxial Speakers, quick-disconnect, New Convertible Top Boot, New Convertible Top, Custom MG Floor Mats (just arrived/not shown), MG Custom license plate & Frame (just arrived)
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Description for MG MGB 1976

A great looking classic British sports car at a fantastic bargain price!
Exterior: Red
Interior: Tan
Convertible Top: Tan (New/Just Installed)
Hard Top (Red)
Convertible Top Boot: Black(new/Just arrived)
Custom MGB floor mats: Black (Just arrived)
Mileage: 73,193 (actual mileage title and non-working speedometer)
Tachometer: works correctly
In 4th gear: 2000rpms = 40mph
In 4th gear: 2500rpms = 50mph
In 4th gear:3000rpms = 60mph
In 4th gear: 3500 rpms =70 mph.
Serial Number:GHN5UG390265
A few weeks ago we sold on Ebay a Perfect, umber 1 condition MGB for $30,000....the best one I have ever seen (1964)
This 76 MGB is certainly not a "Pebble Beach Concurs D'Elegance car" or a SHOW car!
It is a nice looking and wonderful driving MGB. A few days ago, drove it over a 100 miles and yesterday another 70 miles to have the great sounding stereo you see now installed in the dash.
Speaking of the Pioneer AM/FM Stereo, D Player with remote control, he great sounding speakers are set up so they can be quick-disconnected in a couple of seconds if you need the use of the storage area behind the seats. Init's place, ou can plug in any small set of speakers, till have music, nd the use of more storage space.
We replaced the battery with a high cranking one ($129.50) and had the car tuned up by a wonderful mechanic in Boca Raton who for the past 35 years works only on British, talian and German cars from the 50's, 0's and 70's.
This MGB has a new convertible Top &ConvertibleTop boot as well as some beautifulcustom MGB Floor mats.
All the gauges as well as the tachometer works but I noticed today the odometer/speedometer stopped working. I think it needs anew cable?We are not going to have this addressed.This is an ACTUAL mileage car and has an ACTUAL mileage title.
I totaled up the dollars spent on this MGB, dded in the purchase price and we have over $10,000 in this car.
A couple times a year,we sell a car at a loss and use the loss as a tax deduction...this car will be sold for a few thousand dollar loss...
Please pick up the phoneand call us at(954) 873-6495and I will share with you how inexpensive you can start to enjoy this 40 year old British fun sports car.
Iwill onlyrespond to a livevoice with this information...NOT via E-mail!
BONUS: Included at no charge isa BRAND NEW, EVER USEDafter-market SignalREDHard Top.The manufacture of this top says it will fit on all 1962 -through1976 MGB Roadsters If you don't want the Hardtop your welcome to sell it...it should be worth approx. $1000.Your not being charged for it...itis a gift FREE OF CHARGE!
MGB represents one of Britain’s most iconic classic cars. Its status as an everyman’s sports car cemented its place in the popular culture of the 1960s and ’70s. Today, he model’s success in period has translated into a quickly appreciating, ery usable classic car.
Launched at the October 1962 London Motor Show, he MGB had an attractive envelope body, schewing, inally, he traditional British separate fenders and low-cut doors. At the rear, or the first time, as a useful trunk, he fuel tank having been tucked away under the body.
Although the MGB was produced over an 18-year production run, here were many series of changes to the styling of the car over that time. Mk1 MGBs, roduced from 1962–1966, re defined by the purest styling cues: pull-handle doors, teel dashboards, tow-away tops, nd chrome bumpers.
BHP figures are measured at the wheels unless otherwise noted.A short discource on measuring horsepower by Teri OlcottUp until 1971, ngines were listed with what is called brake horsepower (Bhp). Brake horsepower is a calculation where the engine horsepower is measured at the point of output with no load from a chassis or any accessories and with fuel and ignition operations under ideal conditions. Brake horsepower is often called gross horsepower today. This figure was often used for advertising purposes up to 1971.An accessory is anything attached to the engine, y any means, hich is not required for basic engine operation. By this definition, his would include a power steering pump, mog pump, ir conditioning compressor and an alternator.Ideal conditions, ften called laboratory conditions, re standardized settings for use during horsepower measurement. During the 1960s they consisted of a barometric pressure of 29.92 Hg and a temperature of 60 degrees F.Net horsepower, lso called road horsepower, Rhp) is a calculation where horsepower is measured after the load from a chassis and accessories. Essentially, his is the power available at the drive wheel or wheels of a vehicle. This type of horsepower is also called SAE net horsepower.
MGB, idget: Horsepower (Bhp), orque, -60, /4 Mile, op Speed - USA MarketYearModelMax BhpMax TorqueLb/hp0-60 mph0-90 mph¼mile (mph)Top speed (rpm)1962196619671968196919701971197319731973197419761976197919791980
MGB94 @ 5500107 @ 350025.612.534.518.5 (72)106 (5900)
MGB-GT98 @ 5400107 @ 350027.313.637.219.6 (72)105 (5300)
Midget65 @ 600072 @ 300029.414.731.0+19.9 (69)93
MGB92 @ 5400110 @ 300027.012.132.818.7 (73)104 (5650)
MGC145 @ 5250170 @ 350020.110.117.8+17.7 (80)118 (4780)
MGB92 @ 5400110 @ 300028.212.132.818.7 (73)104
MGB-GT92 @ 5400110 @ 300029.613.6-19.6 (72)105
MGB79 @ 535094 @ 300032.813.727.5+19.5 (71)-
MGB-GT79 @ 535094 @ 300034.714.629.5+20 (70)-
Midget55 @ 550067 @ 325036.315.533.8+20.3 (68)-
MGB-GT V8131 @ 5000185 @ 290018.5+----
Midget55.5 @ 500073 @ 250039.115.536.5+20.1 (67)83 (5100)
MGB62.5 @ 500072 @ 250042.318.339+21.5 (65)90
MGB62.5 @ 460088 @ 250037.4+13.931.7+19.8 (69)93 (5000)
Midget50 @ 500067 @ 250036.7+14.333.4+20.3 (70)85 (4500)
MGB67 @ 490094 @ 250037.413.631.5+19.6 (70)94 (5000)
* Stats are for US market MGBs except for factory V8.
Power figures use Bhp to 1971 and SAE onwards. Lb/hp uses test weight.
Source: "Road & Track on MG Sports Cars 1962-1980"

MGA and MGB: Horsepower (Bhp) - UK MarketModelBhp @ 3000rpmMaximum BhpMGA 1500MGA 1600MGA 1600MkIIMGB 16GMGB 18V (to 74)MGB 18V (74 on)
3045
3655
3860
4264 @ 5000
4266 @ 5000
4464 @ 4800
* Stats are for home market (UK) MGBs.
Power figures measured at the wheels on a rolling road.
Source:How to Power Tune the MGBby Peter Burgess.

MGB 0-60 TimesSpeed
(m.p.h.)Time in Secs.60s RD60s GT70s RD70s GT35-50 in top40-60 in top0 to 500 to 60M.P.G.
9.0-9.59.5-10.09.0-9.59.0-9.5
9.0-9.510.0-10.59.0-9.59.0-9.5
8.5-9.08.5-9.08.0-8.58.0-8.5
12.0-12.513.0-13.511.0-11.511.5-12.0
28-3028-3024-2624-26
* Stats are for home market (UK) MGBs.
Source:Guide to DIY Restorationby Lindsay Porter.

MGB owners were famously among the first to beep their horns when encountering another. Obviously, his happens less frequently today, ut the spirit lives on in this excellent example.
191975 model-year (Dec 74) and 1976 model-year (Sep 75) inclusive, pecification as for Mk II and earlier Mk III models.Engines:Variants: 18V - Aug 1971 to Oct 1980. There were an number of variations of this engine depending on carburation and emission controls.
British models now have a recalibrated power output of 84bhp (DIN) at 5,250rpm. Maximum torque 104lb. ft. at 2,500rpm. HIF4 carbs were introduce on the home market cars from Nov 1973.
Federal models: Zenith-Stromberg carburettor. 65bhp (DIN) at 4,600rpm. Maximum torque 92lb. ft. at 2,500rpm. Overall gear ratios unchanged except optional overdrive 3.21. 21.8mph/1,000rpm in overdrive.
The Zenith-Stromberg carb was introduced in Dec 1974.
Compression ratio: as per engine number prefix, (high compression) 9:1, (low compression) 8:1.
)The first MG's to sport the new US Federal 5 MPH crash bumpers. Additionally, he cars were raised an inch and a half. This caused the 1975 cars to handle terribly, ith considerable body roll due to increased height and weight. The twin SU carburetors were replace with a single Zenith Stromberg Carburetor. In 1976 a rear anti-sway bar was added to help restore the late model B's to their predecessor standards.
Today was a beautiful South Florida Winter Day, 5 degrees, o humidity and gorgeous sunshine. I decided to take this MGB out for some "exercise" and drove it for almost one hour all over Boca Raton and Ft. Lauderdale
How didit run and drive?Fabulous.I average 25 MPGat 3500rpms in top gear.
I hadn't started the car in nearly3weeks...I pulled the choke out halfway, urned the key and the car fired upimmediately.It has an electric fuel pump that makes starting the car easy as well as a battery killswitch behind the seat on the batteryto prevent any unwanted drain on the car'sbattery.
Ienjoyed every minute of my top down drive in the Florida Sunshine.
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  • Instead, all us at954-873-6495and we will be happy to discuss that with you.
    The car will be made available for inspection by serious bidders throughout the auction. The car is in an air-conditionedgarage in Boca Raton Florida.
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    Please e-mail us if you would like to see the car. If you prefer, e can arrange to have a qualified, ndependent, rofessional mechanic perform a pre-purchase inspection for you (at your expense).
    PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL AS A FORM OF PAYMENT. THIS IS TRUE FOR BOTH THE INITIAL DEPOSIT AS WELL AS THE FINAL PAYMENT.
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    She has arranged shipping for myself and several of my friends of more than 3000 cars over the past 10 years.Recently she shipped 42 cars to one collector enclosed and every car was on its way in a couple of days and delivered without ascratchwithin 3 daysthereafter.
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    I asked JerryJ. Moorewhile staying at his house in September of 1989, why do you now have over 1000 collectable cars?"He replied with a slight grin and replied "Should I buy more?" We made a 10 car deal involving V-12 Ferrarison a breakfast napkin at the Dobbs House restaurant in the Houston Hobby Airport just before I boarded my flight back to Miami, lorida...and that was Jerry J...having fun and wheelin & dealin 24/7...anywhere and anytime!Iconsidered my self veryprivileged to be close friends with the late Jerry J. Moore fromHouston,Texas. Jerry was a Real Estate Mogul and one of the largest owners of shopping centers in the world.I really miss my pal and think of him often.Jerry was also an avid car collector and amassed one of the largest and best vintage car collections on the Planet.If Jerry told me once....he probably told me over 100 times......"In case you forgot...remember..."You will never see a Brinks truck at a funeral service or a Hearse with a luggage rack at a cemetery!"He believed that at best, ife is uncertain and thatone should enjoy desert 1st.Car collecting is a family thing...everyone around the world admires and loves these great vintage and collectible cars.We have sold cars fromAustraliatoAlaska...FromChinatoSaudi Arabia.....FromManhattantoMoscow....and the hobby keeps growing & expanding all the time.Collector car insurance is dirt cheap...about $250-$300 a year for a collectible like this. and you can buy full coverage!They usually require a garage and not more than 2500-3000miles a year put on the car.I recommend you only buy a car like this if you have a garage to keep it in.Your welcome to come in person to inspect this car for yourself...hire anyone you like to come on your behalfor come yourself.
    I truly believe there is NO such thing as a "PERFECT" old car or even a late model car that has been driven, E ARE NOT making such a claim.....This is a nice "Driver" not a show car.
    We are urging you toPLEASEcome and inspect the car in person, rive it or to hire an expert inspector to do this for you. AGAIN....Please do not ask us to recommend anyone....we want you to select & hire your own inspector.
    If you wish to schedule an appointment to see this car, lease call me at954-873-6495....We would appreciate at least a 1-2 day notice. It is currently being stored inanair-conditioned private garage in Jupiter,FL.It is started anddriven a few miles on occasionif it's a beautiful SUNNY day and allowed to warm up,possiblyonce a week.
    The closest TwoAirportsare Palm Beach International, bout a 30 minute driveSouthto Boca Raton, lorida and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, bout a 30 minute Drive North to Boca Raton,Florida
    This car is owned free and clear. After you speak with us on the phone, t is possible to have a scanned copyof the titlesent directly to you.
    We know this is a collectable car..this is a car that you can still drive & enjoy and will increase in value...not decrease in value.....and if you chose to...you could drive it every day. We feel very strongly that a car like this will not only hold its value but in years to come will continue to appreciate.
    We don't "play games" We love when a car is inspected prior to meeting the reserve. We have no secrets and are proud of our 100% feedback rating...we have been selling great cars like this formore than16years onEbaymotors.com.Please...do not e-mail us and ask "What is your reserve"Just call us and we can discuss money...the car...a trade...or whatever is on your mind.This car is also being advertised and marketed in other forms of media and if sold prior to having met it's reserve price and a deposit received, e reserve the right to cancel&end the auction early.Should the reserve price be met BEFORE receiving a deposit, e WILL NOT end the auction early and the highest ending bidder will own this incredible piece of automotive art andMGBautomotive history.
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    AS IS - NO WARRANTYThis vehicle is being sold as is, here is with no warranty, xpressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, uthenticity, enuineness, r defects herein, nd makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, mperfection, efect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, nd to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.There is no such thing as a "PERFECT" car...especially when dealing with vintage cars that are 25,35 and even 50 years old.Arranging for an independent third-party inspection is a great way to validate a seller's claims about a vehicle's condition. There are many companies and individuals who offer such a service. Of course your personal inspection and scrutiny are suggested and most welcomed.The seller has made a diligent effort to accurately describe this vehicle but does not expressly or implicitly guarantee the accuracy of the above description.Bidders and prospective purchasers are urged and cautioned to conduct their own due diligence, ncluding a physical inspection in person or through a qualified third party inspector or appraiser, efore contemplating a purchase or making a bid on this vehicle.In fact, e would welcome and encourage such an inspection, nd will make every effort to make the above described vehicle available at a time convenient to the perspective purchaser or their agentsWe charge NO fees of any type. NONE!We will help arrange to have your vehicle picked up on a bonded, icensed and insured carrier.There are no dealer fees or other charges and you are responsible to pay all sales taxes in your home state .Required payment is 20%within 72 hoursand the balance in fullwithin 7 daysthereafter.If you buy a car from us and are not happy with something that is major in nature, lease call us and let us know. If we feel it's our fault, e are only too happy to discuss making a possible adjustment on the final agreed price.
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