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04-08-2013, 07:13 PM
1978 MG Midget 1500 Convertible for sale. $3500. Can send more pictures in desired.

General Comments
Good daily driving condition
Garage kept (during my ownership)
Current NYS title
Original ignition key
British Racing Green exterior, tan interior, black vinyl top
Engine: (Triumph 1500 series motor)

Physical and Mechanical
Original body paint "Harvest Gold". Had been painted over prior to my purchase. At which time I striped it down to bare metal and repainted it "Triumph British Racing Green".
There are minor blemishes over the body, but nothing major
Body rust: small hole in trunk area, Body repair from damage not rust located on driver cowling area
The original carburetor was replaced with British dual SU carbs
Tires good
Pressure for all four cylinders measures 160

My Value Added Improvements
Installed new solenoid
Installed new reduction starter motor
Installed new K&N air filters
Replaced model year 1975 radiator with later model version to address known issues of overheating (midget actually 1975 model but had to replace parts and title with 1978)
Installed new Flame-Thrower high performance coil
Installed new distributor with electronic ignition "Pertonix II"
Installed wiper blades
Installed master brake cylinder
Installed clutch master cylinder
Installed clutch slave cylinder
Installed clutch slave cylinder hose
Installed new pedal box seals
Installed new halogen headlamps with wiring harness/relays
Installed new visors
Installed new exhaust pipe
Installed British version of water pump
Installed new tie rods and new boots
Rebuilt SU dual carbs
Installed new whole front end suspensio assembles
Rebuilt brakes
Installed new fuel pump
Extra parts include: Right fender, windshield, transmission, gauges, HSU carb with manifold, Zenith Stromberg carb, etc.

Most new replacement parts were obtained from Moss Motors and Victoria British.

Please Note
The buyer is responsible for arranging and paying for local pickup and delivery to the destination. Cash or bank check only, no paypal.