MGB V8, MGC, MGRV8 Individual Vehicle Register

Owner: Tony Bloodworth
Model: Roadster
Year of Production: 1977
Body No.: *
Car No.: GHN5UH427333G Country of 1st reg: Australia
Original Engine No: N/A Current Engine No: 16DC05963
Original Colour: N/A Current Colour: Monza Red
Original Trim: Black Current Trim: Same
Original Reg: N/A Current Reg: EUZ 678
Number of Previous Owners: N/A Date acquired: 28 May 1999
History of Car:

Rob Roy Regularity 99, Morwell 99, Calder ¼ mile drag & sprint 99, Winton sprints 00, Winton sprints 03.

Modifications/Restoration:

V8 conversion by MG Workshops, Melbourne Vic 1997. Started with 1977 MGB (rubber bumper) ex USA fitted with Rover 3.5 litre pushrod V8 engine enlarged to 3.9 litres with mild camshaft, balanced and blueprinted. Fuel injection system by Motec producing 165kW (220bhp)? Borg Warner T5 five speed gearbox, and a 2.9:1 BTR limited slip differential. The car is lowered approximately 38mm and fitted with uprated rear springs (to eliminate axle tramp), telescopic rear shock absorbers and a larger diameter front anti roll bar. Front brakes are ventilated discs with 4 pot callipers, rear brakes are standard MGB drums. Wheels are aluminium alloy 14" ‘mini lites’ with Bridgestone Potenza 195/60 R14 86H RE540 tyres.