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Glenn's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Charleston, SC
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 73 B
Engine Choice:  Olds F85
Transmission Choice: T5
Carb Choice: Edelbrock
My Cars Homepage: members.aol.com/wake074/mgbv8.html
Other Data About My Car:
Buick heads, still a lot of decisions left to make

Howard Fitzcharles's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Smyrna, TN
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: multi
Engine Choice:  Olds 215
Transmission Choice: TR-7 5sp
Carb Choice: (4) 2 brl webbers
My Cars Homepage: http://hmfinc.home.mindspring.com
Other Data About My Car:
See web site under Project MGBGT V8 Great improvement on your site, neeto.

Jim Chenoweth's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Lancaster, Ohio, USA
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 78 B
Engine Choice:  '84 302 Ford
Transmission Choice: T-5
Carb Choice: Holley 650 vac secon
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
Using 84 302 block and crank for lighter weight castings and one piece rear seal. Using Dart Windsor Jr. aftermarket heads for improved flow. Aluminum intake manifold and block-hugger street rod headers round out the engine. Lightened flywheel and ram clutch puts power to a rebuilt world class/SVO T-5 tranny. Engine & tranny are shifted back in the engine bay as far as they will go to aid weight distribution. Optima battery will be located in the trunk. Haven't decided on rear axle yet.

Frank van Dalen's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Delft, Holland
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 68 B
Engine Choice:  Rover 3500
Transmission Choice: SD1 5-speed
Carb Choice: Twin SU HIF6
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
I'm using a mildly tuned engine with MGC final drive ratio 3.3, limited slip diff, standard V8 dampers in the back, upgraded front wheel suspension with telescopic dampers inside the springs with 7/8" anti-roll bar and the standard V8 brake system. 14" minilite wheels and sixties style bucket seats.

Werner Van Clapdurp's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Lynchburg, Va
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 77 B
Engine Choice:  3500 cc
Transmission Choice: Rover 5-speed
Carb Choice: Carter AFB 500
My Cars Homepage: www.geocities.com/motorcity/track/9586
Other Data About My Car:
Installed Vented Porsche rotors in front with wilwood calipers. Suspension mods on the way. Rear end mods on the drawing board.

Bob Wilson's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Calgary,AB,Canada
Stage of Conversion:  Planning
Model / Year: 71 GT
Engine Choice:  3.4 Chev V6-60
Transmission Choice: T-5
Carb Choice: EFI
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
Have purchased complete engine,trans,computer and all wiring. Now researching the mods and parts needed to fit it. Thanks for the page - keep it updated as you go, it really does help those of us at earlier stages of a project. Good Luck! Bob (bob.wilson@cadvision.com)

Nick's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Smallwood
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 1973
Engine Choice:  Range Rover 3.5 V8
Transmission Choice: SD1
Carb Choice: 4 barrel weber
My Cars Homepage: v8mgbgt.demon.co.uk
Other Data About My Car:
Fully independant Jaguar suspension all-round. Sebring body Kit

Steve Nightingale's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Grass Valley , Ca.
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 66B
Engine Choice:  302HO Ford
Transmission Choice: 5sp
Carb Choice: Holley 4B
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
Rubber bumper car converted to chrome bumper. including dash. 302 w/aluminum heads,9" ford rear

Al Dufault's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Waterford, NY 12188
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 74 1/2
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5L
Transmission Choice: Rover 5 Speed
Carb Choice: ????
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
I am in the planning stage of building the motor. I have a 74 1/2 MGB to breath some life into. I am not sure exactly what I am doing to the engine yet. I am doing alot of listening and asking questions now. Got any answers?

Jim Stuart's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Gaithersburg, Md
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 74 BGT
Engine Choice:  4.2 Rover
Transmission Choice: T-5
Carb Choice: Carter 500 cfm
My Cars Homepage: mgbv8.com
Other Data About My Car:
sun roof, A/C, Fiero seats, M & G sway bars, electric door locks, hatch release & struts, antenna, Mallory Hi Fire & magnetic distributer, Erson cam, 8" Ford/MG rear, 15" wheels, Hurst shifter, & misc other mods.

Mark Marchbanks's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Kennedale,TX
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 80B
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5 highly modified
Transmission Choice: Rover 5 speed
Carb Choice: Holley 600 double pumper
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
doing chrome bumper conversion wheels-Panasport F-15x6 R-15x7 tires-Goodrich Comp T/A F-225-50-15 R-245-50-15 composite rear springs, panhard rod

Bernie Posey's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Elyria, OH
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 79 B
Engine Choice:  3.9 Liter Rover
Transmission Choice: Rover 5-Speed
Carb Choice: 500 Carter
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
Basically a stock B with a V-8 engine. Mild Crower cam, edelbrock manifold, crane electronic ignition, Ford 3.4 8" rear-end to be installed this winter.

Bruce Harland's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Houston, Texas
Stage of Conversion:  Planning
Model / Year: 1978
Engine Choice:  TR-8
Transmission Choice: TR-8
Carb Choice: Don't have yet
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
Have the engine and transmission. MG is still a running 4 cylinder awaiting further funds.

Barrie Egerton's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Sydney NSW Australia
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 71 B rdst
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5 (ex Rover SD1)
Transmission Choice: BW 65 Auto ex SD1
Carb Choice: Holley 465 cmf
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
Offy inlet ,Ford 8" diff. 3.08/1, block hugging headers,MGBV8 brakes, Spax front susp.,Monroe tele rear,Stock rad. fan blades, motors ex Suzuki.Apart from the Carb/manifold set-up, the engine bay looks the same as the MGB V8 factory one

Barrie Egerton's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Sydney NSW Australia
Stage of Conversion:  Dreaming
Model / Year: 78 B G/T
Engine Choice:  Rover V8 (ex P6B Rover)
Transmission Choice: Toyota 5 speed
Carb Choice: Holley 350cmf
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
Inlet manifold -modified Rover to accept 2 bbl Holley,Spax front susp, Monroe rear, Std. diff 3.9/1,Mild cam,Barracuda elec.ignition,flywheel ex Range Rover ,Bellhousing, clutch plate , bearing, supplied as kit from Dellow Eng. Sydney, Press.plate-Ford Falcon,

Tim Duhamel's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Somerville, MA
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 79 B
Engine Choice:  '62 Buick
Transmission Choice: BW T-5
Carb Choice: Holly 390
My Cars Homepage:
Other Data About My Car:
Mild cam; Lowered suspension with urethane bushings all around, big sway bars; Sebring styled fender flares.

Bill Yobi's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Canfield, OH
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 79B
Engine Choice:  Olds 215
Transmission Choice: Rover 5spd
Carb Choice: Carter AFB 500
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: yob4@aol.com
Other Data About My Car:
Owner: Bill Yobi City: Canfield, Ohio Year MG: 79 Engine: 1962 Olds 215 with 4 barrel heads (10.75:1), aluminum block and heads Modifications: TRW forged pistons, CR 10.4:1 measured, Head work (large valves, and bowl ported), Isky 272 cam, balanced, carter ABF 500cfm on stock manifold, MSD 6AL, baffled oil pan, oil cooler with thermostat Transmission: Rover 5spd Cooling: B-cool aluminum radiator, Spall fan, cool flex hoses Bellhousing / clutch: Rover, lightened flywheel Rear end: stock MG Brakes/front: Stock, mintex pads, steel braided hoses Brakes/rear: Stock, steel braided hose Suspension/front: 1" lower springs, delron bushings, spax shocks, 7/8 sway bar, neg. camber A arms Suspension/rear: lowering blocks, delron bushings, spax shocks, factory sway bar Wheels/Tires: 15 X 5.5 minilite replicas (knock off), Bridgestone RE71 195 / 60's Exhaust: stainless block hugger headers, custom dual, turbo flow mufflers, monza resinator tips Instuments: stock and VDO Special Features: paint (candy apple red metallic), Fiero leather seats with speakers, back seat for kids, functional hood scoop, gas struts hood and trunk, roll bar, rear wind screen Track Time: Nelsons Ledges, Watkins Glen, Summit Point, Quaker City 1/4 mile mph 94, top speed 130

Gary 's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Mequon, Wisconsin
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 75B
Engine Choice:  '62 Buick 215 Highly modified
Transmission Choice: T-5
Carb Choice: Holley 600 double pumper
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: glamb@execpc.com
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Dean Lindell's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Killingworth, CT
Stage of Conversion:  Planning
Model / Year: 78 B
Engine Choice:  Buick 215
Transmission Choice: T-5 V8 - 1987
Carb Choice: Holley 390
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: dlindell@rdg.boehringer-ingelheim.com
Other Data About My Car:

Angus's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Comox B.C.
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: '71 GT
Engine Choice:  '91 RR 3.9 efi
Transmission Choice: '91 T5 Camaro
Carb Choice: Hot Wire
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: nides025@island.net
Other Data About My Car:
Still sorting things

Dick Shaler's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: High Point,NC and Novato CA
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 70 GT & 78 roadster
Engine Choice:  95 Rover & 94 Rover
Transmission Choice: T5 V6 & T5 V8
Carb Choice: FI
My Cars Homepage: none
My Email Address: dickshaler@aol.com
Other Data About My Car:
GT has RV8 front suspension, Fiberglas rear springs. Panhard rod. Ford 8" rear end. Otherwise stock. Tourer is the same except for Ron Hopkinson front suspension, 15" Panasport wheels and stock rear end.

Andrew Robson's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year:
Engine Choice:  Rover 215
Transmission Choice: T5
Carb Choice: Delco F/Injection
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: andrew_robson@hotmail.com
Other Data About My Car:
Engine has been stroked to 4.8 litre (296 ci) Crankshaft is a Leyland 4.4 litre P76. Con rods are Chrysler 265 ci with Ford 4.0 litre pistons + 0.040". Fuel injection is home grown using the Delco C3 system with Electronic Spark Timing. Clutch is a 5.0 litre Holden V8 re-drilled to suit the P76 flywheel. Rear axle is Borg Warner 78 series 3.08:1 LSD and lying, chopped up, on the garage floor waiting for a set of wheels to suit the 119 mm PCD axles. Rear supension will be coilover 5 link. Front suspension will be coilover and ball joints. Body has been painted in 2 pack Honda Cobalt Blue.

Andrew Robson's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 79B
Engine Choice:  Rover 215
Transmission Choice: T5
Carb Choice: Delco F/Injection
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: andrew_robson@hotmail.com
Other Data About My Car:
Engine has been stroked to 4.8 litre (296 ci) Crankshaft is a Leyland 4.4 litre P76. Con rods are Chrysler 265 ci with Ford 4.0 litre pistons + 0.040". Fuel injection is home grown using the Delco C3 system with Electronic Spark Timing. Clutch is a 5.0 litre Holden V8 re-drilled to suit the P76 flywheel. Rear axle is Borg Warner 78 series 3.08:1 LSD and lying, chopped up, on the garage floor waiting for a set of wheels to suit the 119 mm PCD axles. Rear supension will be coilover 5 link. Front suspension will be coilover and ball joints. Body has been painted in 2 pack Honda Cobalt Blue.

Robert C. McClain's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Longwood, FL
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 80 B
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5 ltr
Transmission Choice: Rover 5 spd.
Carb Choice: Edelbrock 500 cfm
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: RMccl17591@aol.com
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Ton Maathuis's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Fouhren-Luxembourg
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 72
Engine Choice:  3.5 Rover SD1
Transmission Choice: 5 speed SD1
Carb Choice: Holley
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: ton.maathuis@goodyear.com
Other Data About My Car:
Engine tuned for about 230 hp, front susp. standard ecept some neg. camber and 3/4" anti-roll bar. Rear axle satndard with anti tramp bars (ex SD1) and Hopkinsons anti-roll bar. Body with Sebring kit, lowered windscreen and doors closed on top (no glass): a real roadster. Ferrari 8x16" wheels with 225/45R16 Eagle VR tires.

larry Diede's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Arvada, Colorado
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 1978
Engine Choice:  1962 Buick 215
Transmission Choice: 1988, T5, .63 overdrive
Carb Choice: Edelbrock 1405, 500cfm
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: ldiede@hotmail.com
Other Data About My Car:
I will be using the Offy 360 Dual port intake. I am using a 1978 MGB body that I will convert over to Chrome bumper specs. I will use an older chrome bumper rack and pinion with two U joints. The rear will be stock with a panhard bar or a four point linkup the elimate side deflection of the rear end. I will be using poly bushings through out. I am planning on using the stock MGB rear end as the tranny I have has a .63 over drive. I will at a later date change out the tranny and rear end for a tranny with .73 overdrive and a narrowed Ford 8 inch with 3.23 gears. I will use the RV8 headers and run dual exhast. I will be using the early Ford Falcon radiator as it is a bolt in situation. I am using a BOP 3/4 speed bell housing with a hydraulic throw out bearing. I will retain the stock hydraulics for both the clutch and bracks. I have used motor mounts that aloow mounting the engine as low and as far back as possible. These are from Glen Trownery (sp) and designed for use with air conditioning. I do not anticipate the need for a hood scoop.

NICK DUNN's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: ENGLAND
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 66 B
Engine Choice:  ROVER SD1 3.5 V8
Transmission Choice: ROVER SD1 5 SPEED
Carb Choice: TWIN SU CARBS
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: ndunn@globalnet.co.uk
Other Data About My Car:
PIPER HURICANE CAM SHAFT. STAGE 2 HEADS. RPI PISTONS. FACTORY V8 INLET MANIFOLD AND CARBS. MGRV8 HERITAGE CROSSMEMBER. SPAX REAR DAMPERS. MOSS TRAMP BARS. CREAM LEATHER INTERIOR (GREEN PIPING). WHITE FACED CLOCKS.

A.C.E. MOTORSPORTS's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: HOLLAND
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 74
Engine Choice:  Rover SD1 Vitesse
Transmission Choice: Rover SD1 5 speed
Carb Choice: Twin Su/4 brl Holley
My Cars Homepage: Will follow soon
My Email Address:
Other Data About My Car:
Road use: '74 black bumper MG B GT V8, with a Rover Vitesse engine, a 5 speed SD1 Box and a 3.9 standard MG diff. Project #1 Chrome bumper roadster SD1 engine, Borg warner. stage of rest: started Project #2 Racecar->Chrome bumper SD1 Vitesse, 5 speed SD1 box, 3.07 diff, car must be racing in may 2000

Dave Michel's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Alexandria, VA
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 72 B
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5 L
Transmission Choice: Rover 5-speed
Carb Choice: Weber DCOE 40
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: mgdoc@erols.com
Other Data About My Car:
Original Costello Conversion (1972-73), Right-hand Drive, Flat metal Dash, Eurospec equipment, 3.08 MGC rear axle, MGC radiator, Panasport wheels, Yokohama tires, custom stainless exhaust

Dave Michel's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Alexandria, VA
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 74 1/2 BGT
Engine Choice:  3.9 L Rover
Transmission Choice: GM T-5
Carb Choice: Carter 500 cfm
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: MGDOC@erols.com
Other Data About My Car:
Ford 8" rear end (narrowed) with 3.55 gears, Composite rear springs, Panasport 15" wheels, sun roof, Fiero Seats, M & G sway bars, Mallory Hy-fire ignition and magnetic distributor, Erson cam

Bruce Mills's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Vancouver Canada
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 1975
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5lt
Transmission Choice: Probably Borg Warner T5
Carb Choice: Probably a Carter 400
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: brucemills@dccnet.com
Other Data About My Car:
Currently researching and purchasing parts to rebuild engine and transmission. I hope to have the engine and tranny complete spring 2000

Andy Knaut's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Grand Rapids
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 78B
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5
Transmission Choice: Chevy T5
Carb Choice: Carter
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: aknaut@iserv.net
Other Data About My Car:
Car has been on road with V8 in it, and it ran well. It took 5 weeks to get it that far. Presently rewiring, modifying radiator, dash and instruments. Should be on road again in April. After that will convert to chrome bumpers, lower suspension, and then repaint.

William's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Watsonville Calif.
Stage of Conversion:  Planning
Model / Year: 77B
Engine Choice:  1.8 liter
Transmission Choice: stock
Carb Choice: Zenith Stromberg
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: Jakewill@pacbell.net
Other Data About My Car:
I have the MGB-v8 conversion text book and was for a time a subscriber to the V8 Newsletter. I am currently preparing to purchase the necessary parts and begin the conversion this spring (2000). Any leads on procurement of any necessary items would be appreciated. Also any "must read" reccommendations would be appreciated. thanks Willy

Greg Fast's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Garden Grove CA
Stage of Conversion:  Planning
Model / Year: 73 mgb
Engine Choice:  1980 Rover SD1
Transmission Choice: Rover 5 Spd
Carb Choice: Lucas FI
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address:
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Adrian Akhurts's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Adelaide - South Australia
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 78 B
Engine Choice:  Stroked 3.5 Rover
Transmission Choice: BW Auto
Carb Choice: Injected
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: mgadel@senet.com.au
Other Data About My Car:
The finished car represents the experience and dedication of a specialist MG workshop, drawing from the factory RV8 model and improving the concept of a classic model brought into the nineties by careful planning and clever engineering, also drawing upon the principle’s racing experience. Although all the work carried out at the complex at Marryatville is to the same high standard the specific vehicle depicted here is a credit to the team in that it was produced in just three months and included many new innovations, and further that all the paint, panel, chassis, engine and electrical work was done in house.
Chassis
rust free '78 American import converted to RHD using our carbon fibre dash with the front and rear bumpers replaced with our own sebring panels and finished in RV8 White Gold additional strengenthing from centre transverse member to rear spring mountings similar to RV8
Suspension
rear suspension - front mounting point raised to original designed mounting height lowering car and thus reducing roll oversteer. anti tramp rods fitted, heavy duty gas tube shocker conversion. Note specific model of vehicle used has rear anti sway bar fitted as standard front suspension - set to original design height (chrome bumper), negative camber conversion (altered crossmember not wishbones) incorporated and heavier anti sway bar fitted. Front springs slightly heavier rating Vehicle lowered 1 inch and maintaining regulatory ground clearance of 4.. All bushes replace with polyurethane SuperPro bushes.
Brakes
front rotors 276 mm diameter 24 mm vented cross drilled and slotted 4 spot Girling calipers piston area virtually identical to the standard 2 spots thus maintaining brake balance. pad area increased substancially chosen vehicle used has brake booster standard fitment original dual circuit master cylinder resleeved in stainless steel and rekitted rear brakes new linings and wheel cylinders all new brake lines and hoses and fittings
Motor
Alloy Rover V8 20 lb lighter than the 4 cylinder OEM Rubber V8 engine mounts used in conjunction with our fabricated engine brackets and engine steady RV8 fuel injection manifold combined with Wolf 3D engine management computer Motor fully balanced Heads ported, polished, combustion chamber balanced and match ported to inlet and exhaust manifolds. Valves matched with 3 angle seats High volume oil pump, remote oil filter and 16 row cooler Camshaft grind - Iskaderian IC962 Inlet 31/73 lift 450in Exhaust 77/21 lift 460in True roller chain and adjustable steel timing gear set
Transmission
Borg Warner 65 with slightly higher stall convertor
Exhaust
Big bore tuned length extractors of our own design using 1 5/8 primaries into 2” secondaries feeding a split 2 1/5” system utilising 2 free flow Hitech stainless muffers per side.
Ignition
Locked distributor with timing control from Wolf 3D dash mounted computer driving High Energy ignition Coil Magnacore 8mm leads
Wheels & Tyres
CSA 16x7 5 Spoke Concepts 205x50x16 Firestone 690

Matthew Fox's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Bartlesville, OK
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 62 Skylark
Engine Choice:  215 CID Al. V8
Transmission Choice: DualPath Dynaflow
Carb Choice: 4bbl. Rochester 4GC
My Cars Homepage: none yet
My Email Address: mafox2u@aol.com
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MgbV8Fun aka:SpuriousV8's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Boynton Bch,Fla
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 1980
Engine Choice:  3.5 Rover , late 80's
Transmission Choice: TR7 Rover Tranny
Carb Choice: Holley 500 CFM
My Cars Homepage: http://mgbv8fun.home.att.net
My Email Address: SpuriousV8@aol.com
Other Data About My Car:
Ford 8 inch posi rear, shortened with MGB running Gear. Pontiac Fierro Seats. Roll Bar. 215 60R 14, Rear wheels Aluminum Mags Sto-Away Top MGC Bonnet Skin on a B Frame Ian Penders Gas Struts front and rear, http://eightup.home.att.net Strut page Also another MGB V8 with a Buick 215 Painted Rubber Bumpers

Dennis's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Texarkana,TX
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 60 A
Engine Choice:  4.3L V6 Vortex
Transmission Choice: Automatic
Carb Choice: Fuel Injected
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: denniss@walshdist.com
Other Data About My Car:
MGA has full Chevy S10 drivetrain. Balance and blueprint the eng. I hope to get 300 horsepower with 7 to 1 ratio weight to horsepower. Custom dash with Dakota Digital Instruments. MBG front supension in place of the MGA, Better aval. of parts for the MGB. B&M Shift Improver Hypertech Power Programmer. Powerdyne Supercharger

MIKE MOOR's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: ANGOLA,IN
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 78 B
Engine Choice:  1964 BUICK 300
Transmission Choice: GM V8 T5
Carb Choice: CARTER 500 AFB
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: mtmoor@bright.net
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Robert McClain's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Longwood, FL.
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 80 B
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5
Transmission Choice: Rover 5 Speed
Carb Choice: Edylbrock 500 CFM
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: rmccl17591@aol.com
Other Data About My Car:

Roy Gabriel's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Portland, OR
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 73MGBGT
Engine Choice:  62 Buick 215 Hi-Comp
Transmission Choice: 89 T-5 (Camaro IROC)
Carb Choice: Carter 400
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: royg@cmicro.com
Other Data About My Car:
I have owned the GT for the last 17 years. Suspension is by Ron Hopkinson, Bilstiens on all corners, no levers up front. Fiberglass rear leafs from Doug Jackson. Sway bars front and rear (Ron Hopkinson Handling Package). Weathershield folding fabric sunroof. McCleod HTOB, Block hugger headers with Falcon ss exhaust. TSW Wheels with Michelin 195/60-14s. Fiero seats, covered headlights(sebring style), rear spoiler with filled rear valence. Car is painted in Olde English White.

Kurt Schley's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Rocky River, OH
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 74 B
Engine Choice:  Olds 215
Transmission Choice: T-5
Carb Choice: Dual Rochester 2-bbls
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: mgv8news@aol.com
Other Data About My Car:
Engine - 1962 Olds 215, 10.25:1 CR, dual Rochester 2-bbls on Offy manifold, Crower cam and lifters, Edelbrock valve springs, MSD 6A ignition run through stock points distributor. Offy cast aluminum valve covers, Buick 300 cast iron exhaust manifolds, Weber gear reduction starter. Brakes - TR-8 pads on front, stock on rear. Suspension, Front - 7/8" sway bar, Moss tube shock conversion using Monroe shocks, Suspension, Rear - Traction bars, Panhard rod, Corvette sytle air shocks. Wheels/Tires - Prime aftermarket wheels w/ 215/50/15 tires. Trans - '87 Borg-Warner GM style T-5, Weber hydraulic throwout bearing, 10-1/8" clutch. Cooling - Stock 1978 MGB radiator, aluminum engine mounted fan + two stock MGB late model electric fans. Made two cut-outs in inner fender panels, approximately 3" x 10" and covered with amuminum mesh. Really helps the cooling!

Todd Price's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Pell City, AL
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 78,73gt
Engine Choice:  rover
Transmission Choice: rover
Carb Choice: holley
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: corby1@tri-comp.net
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Dan Houston's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Cleveland Tn
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 80 B
Engine Choice:  302 Ford
Transmission Choice: C4 Ford
Carb Choice: Holley 4 bl
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: dan.houston@mindspring.com
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Todd Price's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Pell City, AL
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 78,73gt
Engine Choice:  rover or buick
Transmission Choice: rover or gm
Carb Choice: holley
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: corby1@tri-comp.net
Other Data About My Car:

Al Dufault's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Halfmoon NY (near Saratoga)
Stage of Conversion:  Planning
Model / Year: 74.5
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5 bored .030 from 80 TR8
Transmission Choice: Rover 5sp
Carb Choice: carb?/intake buick 215
My Cars Homepage:
My Email Address: Adufault@nycap.rr.com
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Car is somewhat in the planning stages. I have the engine machined and partially assembled. I need all of the bolt on stuff to put it together. I still have to work on the car body. The project is moving, but slow.

mike's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: arab, al
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 68 b
Engine Choice:  302 ford
Transmission Choice: c-4 auto
Carb Choice: not yet known prob edel 600
My Cars Homepage: under construction
My Email Address: mikeec@hiwaay.net
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James Nazarian's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Boulder, CO
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 71BGT
Engine Choice:  63 Buick 215
Transmission Choice: 63 Buick 4-speed
Carb Choice: Carter AFB
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My Email Address: nazarian@colorado.edu
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Currently stock, but planning port/polish and cam Car, lowered 1" with 550# springs front and uprated rears also, energy suspension bushings, spax tube shocks, 3/4" front bar, and stock rear end.

Mike 's MG V8 Conversion Info

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Stage of Conversion:  Started
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My Cars Homepage: http://home.HiWAAY.net/~mikeec/mikesmgb.htm
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I already Filled out the main page, here is my site location. thanks. mike

Larry's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Tacoma, WA
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 1978
Engine Choice:  1971 Ford 302
Transmission Choice: Mustang T5
Carb Choice: Holley 600cfm 4bbl
My Cars Homepage: laryembrey.com/mgb/
My Email Address: larry@larryembrey.com
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Nothing special, all std except engine/tranny. At the mass parts coleltion stage, been watching a firned complete his and trying to avoid the potholes he has hit...

Al Dufault's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Halfmoon, NY
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 74.5
Engine Choice:  '80 Rover 3.5 from a TR8
Transmission Choice: Rover 5 from TR8
Carb Choice: Edelbrock
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My Email Address: adufault@nycap.rr.com
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Dave Denman's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Seattle, Wa
Stage of Conversion:  Started
Model / Year: 76 TR6
Engine Choice:  Ford 302
Transmission Choice: T-5
Carb Choice: Stock/Holley
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My Email Address: melno@gte.net
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Running stock gear out of a '85 Capri GT. Unsure of shifter location though.

David Duquette's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Pennington, NJ
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 74BGT
Engine Choice:  Rover 4.2
Transmission Choice: Rover 5-speed
Carb Choice: Carter 400
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My Email Address: davidd@nameengine.com
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I bought my '74 GTV8 last summer from a nice fellow in Detroit who suddenly took up an interest in Mopars. It had been converted ~5 years ago by Rob Medynski at MGTs in New Jersey. Just a really immaculate job. I changed around a few things over the winter, mostly relating to suspension and electrics. Car is very much stock-looking but for the Panasport 15" wheels. It could probably be confused pretty easily with a factory V8 (there are factory-type V8 badges front & rear), at least from the exterior. The motor is a Rover 4.2, which is mated to your basic good old TR8 gearbox. The heads were ported and polished by Woody Cooper; 9.75 CR; the bigger Vitesse valves and uprated valve springs were added. Edelbrock Performer intake, milled at a slight angle for hood clearance. Chrome bumper car, plain old chrome bumper x-member. Hood clearance is close but it does clear! Partially for this reason, there are steady bars on each side of the motor, tying the beast down to the frame rails. MGC 3.07 rear with Quaife limited-slip installed. Wire wheel rear allows getting a bit more rubber under there (195/60R15) than might otherwise be the case, without flaring the fenders. Hopkinson sway bar kit; composite leaf springs; rear Spax. No intermediate shaft on the steering pinion -- it is simply a CB rack with an RB pinion attached, and the stock column has been shortened and re-angled. Mallory vac. advance distributor; on a tip, I used the one for a Buick 215. Block-hugger headers, Jet-Hot coated; 2-1/4" single-pipe SS exhaust. Stock B brakes with drilled discs, no servo. Engine-driven flex fan. Radiator is 3" deeper than stock (goes to bottom of the x-member. Have not had overheating problems even in hot weather; the electric fans do of course kick in around-town, though. No air dams, fender flares, or that kind of stuff. The car is stock Teal Blue. Just have the stock seats -- they were recently rebuilt and they are fine. Scrounged a 140mph speedo from a C, had it rebuilt to work here. Rob had inserted a lot of soundproofing material and the car is rather quiet. All in all, trying to keep the car very understated and low-key. Sure runs well. Idles almost silently, smooth as glass, at 600rpm, which is a bit surprising as there is something of a cam in there. Goes absurdly fast when you put your foot down, handles like a dream, and stops on a dime. No complaints at the moment, other than I am a little tired of paying for high-test! I guess I should figure out how to post a couple of pictures online. But I don't know if the car, being quite a bit plainer looking than some of the V8s, would be of much interest, except that it is certainly a testament to Rob's crisp execution.

Mark's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Houston, TX
Stage of Conversion:  Dreaming
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Could you please update the link to the MGB with the jaguar suspension? I tried the link http://www.v8mgbgt.demon.co.uk and http://v8mgbgt.demon.co.uk and they didn't work.

jim madson's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: minneapolis,mn
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 70bgt
Engine Choice:  1961 215 buick special
Transmission Choice: gm turbo hydramatic350
Carb Choice: carter 500cfm
My Cars Homepage: not yet
My Email Address: fillmore@visi.com
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rv8 headers, custom 2.5" exhaust with turbo monza muffler, pertronix ignition kit, jacobs high output ignition kit, 8" mustang rear end with mustang brakes and limited slip diff., upgraded brakes with 1980 assisted unit, spax shock conversion front and rear, rear composite leaf springs, inetrior completely gutted and redone, 1972 dash, fiero seats, sunroof added, 6x14 stealth wheels with 195/65 yokos. i bought this car from second owner who bought it from first owner who did basic conversion work, some good some bad, looked as though he ran out of time, money, patience or all of above.

Bruce Mills's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Vancouver Canada
Stage of Conversion:  Finished
Model / Year: 74
Engine Choice:  Rover 3.5
Transmission Choice: T5
Carb Choice: Edelbrock 500
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My Email Address: MGBV8@dccnet.com
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Re-bored +.020/ Isky Racing Cam. Ceramic Coated Headers. Edelbrock intake and carb. Ford Falcon Radiator / 3000CFM puller fan.

John Mamarella's MG V8 Conversion Info

Location: Freeport, N.Y.
Stage of Conversion:  50% Complete
Model / Year: 1974 Lotus Elite
Engine Choice:  Buick 215 cu.in. V8
Transmission Choice: Borg-Warner T5
Carb Choice: 4X Weber 48 IDA
My Cars Homepage: silverstone.fortunecity.com/cosworth/633/index.htm
My Email Address: alicat1@netzero.net
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