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  1. Thread: Said Goodbye...

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    MGB Re: Said Goodbye...

    Mickey,
    I know it is sometimes sad to see a car go, it is better that they get used . British cars do poorly when they sit. That being said, I hope the Victor is getting some miles put on it. If it...
  2. Thread: New Project

    by bcliff
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    General MG Re: New Project

    The harsh ride was probably the major complaint my wife had with my red Victor. A number op people suggested to me to remove a few spring leaves in the rear. given the weight difference between the...
  3. Thread: New Project

    by bcliff
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    General MG Re: New Project

    I have one more trip back to Colorado to get one pickup load of stuff plus my 70 MGB roadster (all rusty metal replaced and repainted, to be sold) and my 67 MGB roadster that I need to assemble. The...
  4. Thread: New Project

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    General MG Re: New Project

    As far as that air cleaner clearance issue is concerned, both Victors I have owned came with Weber carbs. This "cures" the air clearance issue, but detracts from the MG originality. And they just...
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    General MG Re: Victor (Maybe) On Ebay

    Speaking from experience with a number of Victors, It saddens me to see what has been done with this one. The Victor was a well designed car and correct pieces were available to make all of the...
  6. Thread: New Project

    by bcliff
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    General MG Re: New Project

    The driveshaft situation has me puzzled. I didn't run into that with either of my two Victors. Both of them had the longer water pumps, and still had fan/radiator clearance. Sounds like you have...
  7. MGB Re: Are you looking for and MGB Roadster or maybe something else.

    Bumping this up. Things are moving faster than planned (for the better).
    Bruce
  8. MGB Are you looking for and MGB Roadster or maybe something else.

    A recent change in my health outlook is causing me to consider thinning my collection. I have a 1970 MGB roadster, a 1954 Riley RME, and a 1972 Austin Mini that I would like to find nice homes for....
  9. For Sale 1970 MGB Roadster and other British cars for sale

    1970 MGB roadster. Car runs and drives. Good top and interior. Body is pretty good, usable as is and could be easily restore without much trouble. Split back bumper. I have the grille peices,...
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    For Sale 1972 Austin Mini for sale

    1972 Austin Mini, imported from NZ. Virtually no rust, very solid car. Has been converted to LHD. 998cc motor, caome with the original 850 also
    New interior and carpet. Paint is five years old, has...
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    For Sale 1954 Riley RME Saloon for sale

    This 1954 Riley RME is in very good condition. Interior is mostly the original leather, with a couple of well done repairs. Less than 43000 miles, it runs and drives great. New tires.
    3446 made, not...
  12. Thread: New Project

    by bcliff
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    General MG Re: New Project

    Paul,
    The blue one I have will be for sale soon. Done. Ready to go.
    Bruce
  13. Thread: New Project

    by bcliff
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    General MG Re: New Project

    I just have to say that is fine looking car! I took the wipers off to ship it, I see they are still off. They were kind of useless anyway.
    I'm looking forward to you getting started on your Victor....
  14. Thread: New Project

    by bcliff
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    General MG Re: New Project

    Mickey,
    It looks great in your garage. I wish it was in mine, but with the number of projects I have, I'm going to have to let the blue one go too when it is finished.
    I would be interested if...
  15. Thread: New Project

    by bcliff
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    General MG Re: New Project

    I'll be following this, since I am probably the one to blame. I am really happy that this car has ended up in Mickey's capable hands. I rarely miss an opportunity to tout the virtues of the Victor...
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    T-Series Re: TF Victor up-date

    Here are a couple of recent shots. Time to drive it!
    Bruce
    https://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p117/bcliff55/TFDone5_zps28e3bebb.jpg...
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    Re: The Number Game - British Cars Only

    #27 MG TF
    https://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p117/bcliff55/27MGTF_zps02e6099a.jpg
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    T-Series Re: TF Victor up-date

    I have to agree with Paul161 as to the Victor comfort level. In addition the the 1800, mine has overdrive and rolls on 15" wheels. On the highway, it really wants to run away. It is a pleasure to...
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    T-Series TF Victor up-date

    After driving my MG TF Victor up until the first of the year, I decided to do a few small projects on it. I'm guess I'm not too good at keeping the small projects under control. As it sits now, the...
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    T-Series Re: Any Victor TF 1800 owners out there?

    I went to visit Paul, and he showed me his collection of Victor TFs.
    The company's first completely assembled cars used the stock MGB drivetrain. Paul has one of those. Customers requested more...
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    T-Series Re: Any Victor TF 1800 owners out there?

    Didn't get it from Paul. It came from Florida, by way of Georgia.
    Does Paul have one?
    Bruce
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    Ford Model Y English for sale

    My little english Ford has made an appearance a few times here before
    https://www.britishcarforum.com/bcforum/ubbthreads.php/topics/810442/all/For_the_English_Ford_Lovers

    Reality is setting in,...
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    T-Series Any Victor TF 1800 owners out there?

    After a number of years of looking, I recently bought an MG TF 1800 mfg by Victor Motor Company. For those not familiar with these, it is an MG TF (fiberglass) body on a custom built frame and uses...
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    Re: For the English Ford Lovers

    The price has been significantly reduced. I really need to find it a new home.
    Bruce
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    Re: Nails for T Series Body Tub

    I have not done any wood framed MG restorations, but I have restored several wood framed Model A Ford bodies. They use a nail that has a twisted shank. I predrilled the nail holes and they work...
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