1957 MGA Roadster and 3'x3' Trailer V8 31,198 Mi 5-Spd Manual Leather Show Car

1957 Other Makes Roadster and Trailer

Condition: Used
Make: Other Makes
Model: Roadster and Trailer
Doors: 2 Doors
Year: 1957
Mileage: 31000
VIN: 966424
Color: Blue
Engine: 215 Buick V8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Other Makes Roadster and Trailer 1957

1957 MGA Roadster and Trailer for Sale in Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

Price: $59,595.00 Offers Considered!!

This 1957 MGA Roadster is powered by a 215 Buick V8 Engine (it puts out approximately 200 plus HP, and is a blast to drive), paired with a 5 Speed World Class Borg Warner Manual Transmission with 5th gear at .63 overdrive, and has 31,198 miles since the rebuild! This beauty is shown in Chrysler, Patriot Blue Pearl Coat, with a Grey Leather Interior and Custom-Made Walnut Dash and Cockpit Surround. This classic has been stored in a climate-controlled garage and there is no rust or leaks.

Seller’s Note: This MGA is in the 50th MGA Anniversary book, that was printed in England. Titled, Call It MGA. It's listed on pages 52 and 69. (See Photos Below) The car has won many car-show awards.

Features

Front and Rear Suspension is 1974 MGB

Changed Rover Valve Covers to MG

Outside of the Car is Stock

Custom-Made Walnut Dash and Cockpit Surround

Engine was Machined to Rover Specifications w/ Enlarged Oil Passages

Oil Pressure at 180 Degrees Idle is 40 Pounds.

Heads Have Been Port and Polished and it has a Mild Camshaft

Also Comes w/ a Motorcycle Trailer and is Painted the Same Color as the Car

Trailer Box Size is Approximately 3' by 3'.

Comes w/ a Pair of Brookland Race Windscreens

Deluxe StayFast Canvas Top Excellent Condition

Tonneau Cover (Excellent Condition)

Aftermarket Hardtop Painted the Same Color as the Car

Specifications

Engine: 9.0:1 compression, ported heads, stock Rochester 4bbl carburetor, mild cam. One-piece oil seal, high volume oil pump, enlarged oil passages in the engine block. Modified oil pan to hold 5.5 quarts of oil, adjustable swing away oil filter adapter. Double roller timing chain, short shaft water pump. Custom made air cleaner to clear under the hood. standard points ignition system, 40,000 Volt Flame Thrower coil.

Cooling: Brass Copper Radiator, 20" high x 19" wide x 3" thick (see mock-up photo.) 3000cfm electric puller fan.

Exhaust: Block-hugger headers with high temperature coating, 2" duals, glass packs with resonator tips, cross-over pipe.

Transmission: Borg-Warner T5 5-speed with 0.63:1 fifth gear.

Bellhousing: Aftermarket aluminum bellhousing from D&D Fabrications.

Clutch: 10" D&D Fabrications clutch, operated by a hydraulic throw-out bearing (D&D Fabrications 1400/1420). Stock Olds 215 flywheel.

Rear Axle: Stock MGB (3.909:1)

Front Susp.: MGB with MGA steering rack rolled down to clear headers, stock MGA steering column, shortened and three extra U-joints and bearings added.

Rear Susp.: Stock MGA springs and shocks.

Brakes: Stock MGB (front disk and drum rear)

Wheels/Tires: 165R15 tires on Moss Minilite-replica wheels.

Instruments: VDO white faced gauges.

Interior: Stock MGA except custom made walnut dash.

Body: Removed the front round crossmember that ran under the stock clutch housing. After the engine was in its final location, relocated and welded it back in.

Removed the cross bar at the front of the heater shelf. Removed the diagonal supports that run from the shock mounting area to the heater shelf. Shortened these to clear the headers and welded back in.

Modified the inner fenders to clear the headers and allow better air flow. Cut out 2 to 3 inches of sheet metal at the bottom of the inner fenders by the headers. This allowed for better airflow when the car is going over 35mph but doesn't help much in stop and go.

Cut the front frame extension assembly and widened it to clear the bottom of the radiator. Cut the radiator duct panel forward (about 4.5") to clear the radiator and the electric puller fan.

Cut the floorboard brackets near the tunnel, fabricate, relocate, and weld in new brackets when fitting up the engine and tranny.

Widened the stock tunnel to clear the tranny.

Rolled the steering rack down toward the rear of the car. Cut a notch in the frame crossmember and welded in a piece of sheet metal to fill in the notch.

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