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For Sale: 1978 MG Midget

Clean! Maintiained! W. Chicago


Ad #182225158   Posted:2014-06-20 10:31:16

This ad expired 42 days ago.
$4,700.00


Up for sale is a very nice example of an British roadster in the iconic British Racing Green. This car runs like a top and is ready to get out and turn heads this summer. It fires right up, steering and handling is tight, and brakes work great. This car has been very reliable (for a classic European car) and is not plagued with the electrical gremlins common to many MG's. The sheetmetal and understructure is also very solid and not rotten like many British classics. Current owner is absolutely meticulous in it's care, maintenance, and improvements. This is NOT a frame off restoration for the Pebble Beach show. It is in VERY GOOD "drivers" condition, and an excellent value for a fun & usable collectors car. Please compare to other MG's on craigslist and eBay.. You will find that others at this price point are not nearly as clean or as mechanically sound.

1978 MG Midget Roadster
1493 cc inline 4
4-speed manual trans
Odo: 76,2XX miles
Clean original title

The following have been updated/replaced recently:
-New springs all 4 corners
-suspension bushings
-Wheel cylinders
-Brake master cylinder
-Clutch master cylinder
-Clutch slave cylinder (rebuilt)
-carb (upgraded to a 2-barrel Weber)
-battery
-alternator
-ignition system
-wiper motor
-Carpet
-Seats (re-padded and upholstered)
-Steering wheel (wood grain)
-Floor mats
-Switches, gauges (all working)
-Seat belts
-New 4 Speaker stereo
-Pacesetter exhaust
-numerous new trim pieces, accents, etc

Flaws:
-Transmission is noisy in 1st gear (has driven like this since prior 10+ years ago). This is mainly an annoyance and does not present a reliability issue, HOWEVER a rebuilt transmission will also be included with the sale.
-some cosmetic dings and flaws as expected with a 36 year old car

Asking price is $4700
Will consider trades for newer model pickup truck of equal value
Please contact via email or text to arrange a viewing

Seller Phone Number: (630) 862-4466
This item is USED
Trades ACCEPTED: Reliable pickup truck of equal value
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Item Location: SAINT CHARLES, IL Get Directions To This City
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Ad posted by:
JoeNco1 (#749120)
Member Since: 2014-06-20

Phone Number: (630) 862-4466

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