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Extract from February's Octagon Car Club Bulletin

Cars for Sale

PLEASE NOTE:
Any trade advertisement appearing in this section must be identified by the letter (T). The Club reserves the right to withhold any advertisement not complying with this requirement. Advertisements for cars are inserted at the rate of £5 per month (minimum 3 months or £15).

PLEASE SEND ALL ‘CARS FOR SALE’ ADVERTISEMENTS TO THE SECRETARY, AND INFORM HIM IF YOUR CAR IS SOLD BEFORE YOUR AD IS DUE TO RUN OUT.

PB 1935. Immaculate condition. In present owner’s family 30 years. Mauritius blue. Leather upholstery. Full weather equipment. Engine overhauled ‘97 by David Wall. MOT. £18,000 O.N.O Tel. 01362 693846 (Norfolk) (1) VA 1937. Tourer for restoration. Registration MG 5620. No time to complete. Was MOT’d. Partly dismantled. New rear wings, running boards etc. £2,000 + parts replaced. Excellent leather. £10,775. Tel. 0860 672850 or 01232 489767. (1)
TF 1250 1954. Red with tan leather. Shipped from Australia Nov. 1990 after complete restoration. Mileage 4120. Bought June 1991. Heritage certificate and shipping documents. Age related number plate. Current mileage (April 1998) 5949. Very good mechanics, good oil pressure, no heating problems. Lovely drive. Stainless exhaust, silicone brake fluid, wire wheels, full and half tonneau. Full weather equipment. Not concours, but top class condition. Photos available. Deliver anywhere in UK. £14,500. Phone/Fax 01688 302521. (1) J2 1933. Chassis number J3577. Original registration no. OY 7444. Approximately 60 - 70% complete. New panelled body. Good chassis and suspension. 5 new wheels. No electric’s or interior. Engine needs sump, correct cylinder head, manifolds, carburettors, exhaust, dynamo and starter. Gearbox and axle complete but never checked. 8" brake system missing cables, pedal and handbrake assembly. Ideal restoration project. Offers around £5,200. Contact Brian Jones, 154 Whitecliff, Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16. Tel. ++353 14946012 eve. ++ 3514516877 work. (2)
L 1934 MG L Magna Continental Coupe. Original rebuilt engine, rolling chassis restored, complete body sound but requires preparation for painting. Original upholstery and carpets, history file, best offer around £17,500. Phone 01232 482286 (1) TA 1937 for restoration. Chassis TA1316, engine MPJG 1555, reg. no. CDD 56. An original car, bodywork still fitted, some work already completed on front/rear axles and engine. Found to be in very good mechanical condition so far. All V5 paperwork. Tel 0118 9785943 (2)
TD April 1950. British car with original engine. Rebuilt 8 years ago. 8,000 miles since. Excellent condition. Laystall head. B.R.G. with red trim. Chassis up rebuild with photos available. This car must be sold as I need to finish a TA. Sensible offers please. Phone Simon 01707 657134. (2) PA 1934. 2 Seater. Burgundy with lighter burgundy interior, complete rebuild, new body, new seats etc, all mechanics and engine rebuilt, immaculate condition, black tonneau cover (no hood or screens), original registration number, 760 miles since rebuild. £17,000. Tel. 0181 360 4953 eve. (2)
TF 1500 1954. Immaculate. Post Office red. Chrome wires. Restored by perfectionist. Duck hood and tonneau. 3.99 differential. £16,000. Tel 01622 757628 eves. (3) SA 1936. For restoration. Complete car with V5 and original registration MG 4732. Chassis and mechanics good, body very poor but repairable. Some spares. £6,250 Tel 01663 764260 or 0780 1493040 (Cheshire) (3)

TD 1953. Part restored. Body new timbers, reskinned steel. Wings repaired and on. New running boards. Chassis blasted and painted. New front and back springs. New rubbers. Brakes over-hauled with new pipes, cylinders etc., new ply for floorboards, new dynamo. Lots of items rechromed i.e. headlamp shells, h/1 brackets, screen stanchions. New doorlocks. Engine/gearbox fair. Most parts to finish. Original complete back axle as spare. £4,000. Tel 01505 850250. (3)

Please remember to inform the Secretary if your car has been sold!

TRADE ADVERT:

BARRY WALKER offers the following good condition original MMM/T series spares.

4 spoke 16" MG ‘M’ st.wheel; Pr. octagonal s/lamps, mint; orig. ‘B’lands’ TA/C st. wheel and boss £175; TA/VA dynamo reduction box 2.66:1 - £55; TD dual new oil/water gauge £145; new black/brown clocks (1 only of each) - restored £145 ea.; orig. TF201A F/J/L tail light, mint £75; baby ampmeters restored 1 blk. 1 brn. - £65 ea.; set of 5 new 3.50 x 19 Avons £200 lot! centre P/N rhombic dash panel £52; rare TD rheostat heater switch £25; rare P/N brown gearknob £55; TA/B/C/ 30mph lamp top £48; Pr. new blue bucket seats £350 pr.; ORIG. NEW J/F/L Klaxon horn £135; quantity round/square prop. flanges £35 ea.; new h’brake pawl & ratchet £65 pr.; new orig. MMM/T series Lucas wiper motor £120; set (4) rolled edge orig. D/J/F/L shock absorbers £55 ea.; fully restored TA 3 brush dynamo £220; also 1 for TB/C 2 brush, as new. £220; complete set new dark red leather J/F/L/P seats by Collingburn £585; couple of new 30" s/thru silencer boxes £48 ea.; pr. early metal medallion Lucas 1130 s/lamps & lenses, as new £95 pr.; set 12" brake shoes (8) £28 ea.; L/K cyl. head - uncracked, offers; J2 engine, as taken from car, one lump £2,250; complete PB d/breather engine, everything £2,500; set P/L/N camstands; PA/ B radiator £385; excellent M/Weller st. box £350; uncracked PA/B cyl. head £550; new PA/B front apron £125; rare c/tube ENV c/ratio g’box £1,850; pr. genuine TC carbs ‘3478’s’ - £295 pr.; PB/NB double breather eng. pipe £55; superb PA/PB rad shell £350; F/L rad shell £295; complete set TD w/screen supports £180; swan neck oil filler & cap £85; M type rocker box brass plate £30; TC g/box dipstick £20; TA g/box £150; TA g/box remote £120; genuine TC foglamp £165; TA exh. man. £135; TC exh. man. £125; J2 g/box & bellhsg. £485; 4 pos. PLC ign./light switch, new £95; also 2 pos. for TC/D £85; pr. J/F new cycle wings £160 pr.; J2 dashboard £75; Complete TA, TC & MGA original TOOL KIT now in stock.

ALSO COMPLETE L1 4 SEAT BODY, NEW (doors panelled + scuttle) + BONNET + NEW REAR WINGS - WHOLE LOT £1,250 CASH & COLLECT - be quick!

Contact Barry Walker (and please tell him you saw it at http://www.mgcars.org.uk/ !)
Tel. 01789 400181
Fax 01789 400230.

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