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1972 MG midget with 5 speed conversion and weber carb - $7,000 (albany / el cerrito)

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1972 mg midget
condition: fair
cylinders: 4 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 100000
paint color: custom
title status: clean
transmission: manual
type: convertible
odometer broken
odometer rolled over
This 1972 MG midget looks rough! But underneath it is all brand new!!

I love this car and love driving it, it is zippy with a weber down draft and header and the 5 speed transmission conversion shifts amazingly well. However with 9 cars that run and one under the knife something has to go. After I got this car it was the intention it would become my wifes fun get around car. She doesn't like it as much as me. Actually she refuses to drive it.

It sat in a garage for 15 years and with a new battery and some brake clean it started right up. We literally drug it out with the right front wheel seized and unable to spin. Half way down the driveway it broke loose and I drove it home. By the time I got home there was no more brake pedal, but we made it. This is not the first MG I have driven home with less than actual brakes. After getting it home it sat for another year and finally pulled the trigger and bought all new everything!! Well almost everything.

Here is the list of everything that is new and installed on the car:
The front lever shocks are new not rebuilt, the rear tube shock conversion, clutch master, brake master, front calipers, front rotors, front pads, front wheels bearings and seals, Rear brake drums shoes and wheel cylinders, Rear axle bearings and outer seals, full poly bushings through out, tires, tie rod ends, rack boots, Stainless steel braided brake lines,
Here is a list of everything that is new that is not yet installed:
Full interior panel kit, full rubber gasket set for the entire car, red lap belts.
Other things:
Black powder coated wire wheels, a datsun 5 speed conversion with a weber downdraft carb and a header. I have boxes spare parts that came with it as well as two convertible top frames.
What needs to be done:
Nothing! Well I guess this can be subjective and depends on who you are and what you want to do with this car. It starts every time and does what a 52 year old car should do. If I dont sell this, I personally will get the seats redone and try and tidy up the wiring since there are switches that don't really do anything and others that do stuff but I am not sure what. The lights work but maybe no the blinkers?? Also the floors are rusted trough in some spots but when I have the seats out I would install some new "floor pans" (road signs) and send it! The clutch (throwout bearing) makes noise sometimes but then goes away.

Like I said at the beginning, it looks rough but underneath it is brand new. I have taken a ton of pictures so you can see exactly what you would be getting.

Why the asking price for a car that is rough? It is really an assessment of the parts in the car and what I spent on all the new parts. When browsing around looks like the 5 speed conversion parts could cost upwards of $5k The weber is about $600 and the header is about $400. So about $6k in those parts and if I remember correctly I spent about $2500 - $3000 on all the parts I have installed. I have also looked around and some very very nice midgets are fetching over $10k. Ignore the "expired" Registration. I just cannot find the stickers. It is up to date and insured.

So reach out, come see it and drive it and then make an offer.

post id: 7757941302

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