- Color: Gold
- Horsepower: 488
- Drivetrain: RWD
Car. 1971 Mgb convertible Weight. 2100 LB estimated Powered by 6.6 L SBC Horsepower estimated 450 to 500 horse at Fly wheel Carburetor. Holley sniper Transmission. 1985 Chevy TKO -600. 5009 gear box Radiator. 1965 three core aluminum performance radiator Fly wheel. 15 pound balanced aluminum Clutch stage one rated at 450 hp max Rear end. 8.8 mustang two , with drums Wheels Honda prelude 4 lug. 15 inch diameter 8 inch wide Suspension Leaf rear. Racing Coil front. With lever shocks. And adjustable gas shocks. Inch and a quarter sway bar upfront no sway bar on rear yet Gauges Speed hut gauges Seats. Mazda Miata.
Getting the right starter10/24/2020
SoI learned something today just because a centimeter says that it can use for 168 tooth and 153 tooth your block may not be drilled and tapped for itThe 168 tooth flywheels starter motors and blocks , are off centered Bolt patternand the 153 tooth...
Speed Hut gauges10/24/2020
Cool speed Hut gauges from Utahyou can design these gauges the way you’d like them including graphics I went with a distressed looking a MGB symbol
Adding extra U joint to steering shaft10/24/2020
Due to the harmonic balance hitting steering rack , I had to make new steering rack mountswhich then made steering shaft not line up correctly
Holley 750 doublepumper10/24/2020
Picked up a holley 750 double pumper for my breaking. On my motorAs My Holley sniper EFI Doesn’t have a program to break in new engines
Making more room for 1965 mustang radiator & F10/24/2020
Cut t 3 more inches out of the front clip so my mustang radiator and 2800 CFM fan would fit in front of the motor
Height with transmission fitted08/04/2020
height of car dropped a little bit more with TKO 600 transmission fitted
USE a TIG not a MIG06/19/2020
Well I started on the first set of header I have ever built and oh boy is it hard to do. trying to miss every thing that could interfere with exhaust systemMy primaries are 1 3/4 “. To a 3.5 “ collectorI started tacking it get together with my...
Dropping engine in with gear box in05/30/2020
It’s a tight fit but it fits
Ram hydraulic throwout bearing05/30/2020
Had to install hydraulic throwout bearing as clutch fork would not fit in tunnel with gearbox
Brand new TKO 60005/30/2020
A new TKO 600 to put the power to the rear end Spect to handle the Hps and FPT I will throw at it
Let’s get going on them never done this before05/30/2020
Hooker header flange it’s the way To go for first timers
Build the very tight Headers05/30/2020
Hooker Header flange with 1 3/4 to 3 1/2” collector
Dropping the motor in05/30/2020
installing the SBC 6.6 L and TKO 600
Front mount Engine mounts04/04/2020
test fit of engine with the front mount
Dialing the Bell housing in04/04/2020
It is a good idea to center the transmission to the crank this needs to be no more that 5 thousands of a inch out of alinement as damage will be done to the tranny
New 5 speed01/12/2020
The new TKO 600 will be put behind this engine and should hold up to the task rated at 600 FpT
TKO -600 500901/11/2020
Well with having a Engine that produces almost 500 HP and 422 FPT the stock NWC t5 wouldn’t hold up to the task was looking at Richmond 5 speed transmissions look great and would be a nice transmission to bolt up behind my motor but out of my pri...
This car started as a four-cylinder vehicle probably rated around about 85 hpafter being used from 1971 it ended up being neglectedand was probably used as a glorified shopping cart on lovely summer daysas a typical British car of this time gremlins...
Upgrades Four link suspension with Chevy 12 bolt rear or Ford 9 inch rear end Fiberglass rear quarter panels to fit larger differential and tires Full roll cage Oh and air-conditioning