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1964 MGB with Soft & Hard Tops,4/Spd w/ Overdrive "Concours restoration in 2012"

1964 MG MGB for sale in Boca Raton, Florida, United States

Condition: Used
Item location: Boca Raton, Florida, United States
Make: MG
Model: MGB
Type: Convertible
Trim: Convertible
Year: 1964
Mileage: 74,158
VIN: GHN3L28684
Color: Signal Red
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: 2WD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for MG MGB 1964

Nut & Bolt Rotisserie restoration.Best1964 MK1MGBin the U.S.
Exterior: Signal Red
Interior: Black
Soft Top: Black
Hard Top: Signal Red
Mileage: 74,158
Serial Number:GHN3L28684
Engine Number: 186-U-H 26018
Engine: 1,798 CC OHV inline four-cylinder
Horsepower: U.S. 94 bhp
Transmission: four-speed manual transmission with electronic over-drive
Suspension: coil-spring independent front suspension, ive rear axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs
Brakes: four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes
Wheelbase: 91
The First 1964 MK1 MGB Roadster was built in January of 1964 and the last 5 numbers of the VINwere27927...this is VIN 28684and therefore was the 757th one built in 1964(April production & for the U.S.market)
MGB represents one of Britain's most iconic classic cars. Its status as an everyman's sports car cemented its place in the popular culture of the 1960s and '70s. Today, he model's success in period has translated into a quickly appreciating, ery usable classic car.
Launched at the October 1962 London Motor Show, he MGB had an attractive envelope body, schewing, inally, he traditional British separate fenders and low-cut doors. At the rear, or the first time, as a useful trunk, he fuel tank having been tucked away under the body.
Although the MGB was produced over an 18-year production run, here were many series of changes to the styling of the car over that time. Mk1 MGBs, roduced from 1962-1966, re defined by the purest styling cues: pull-handle doors, teel dashboards, tow-away tops, nd chrome bumpers.
A small number of MGBs were fitted with an electronic overdrive operated by a switch on the dashboard to the left of the steering wheel. The overdrive unit allows for comfortable highway cruising at 80 mph without placing unnecessary strain on the drivetrain.
This early MGB with overdrive and the desirable pull-type door handles and metal dashboard, as built in April 1964 as a US-market model.
It was given a full nut-and-bolt rotisserie restoration for the prior owner in Florida some three years ago, rior to being acquired by a well-known MG collector who participated in the 2015 Mille Miglia Storica with his storied "works" MGA.
Attention to detail is exceptionally good, ith correct fittings and decals in the engine compartment. The interior is black vinyl, s original, ith the seats finished with red piping and the floor carpeted in red.
It has the factory speaker console with speaker but no radio installed; a correct MG radio delete plate is in its place. A matching red aftermarket fiberglass hardtop is included, n addition to the black roadster top.
As with most cars, he purest form of design is found in the original configuration. For MGBs, t is the first generation (1963-66).
MGB owners were famously among the first to beep their horns when encountering another. Obviously, his happens less frequently today, ut the spirit lives on in this excellent example.
Now if you happen to own one of these rare MK1 MGB Roadsters with overdrive, ou can restore it to the quality level of this car for $60,000-$75,000 or you can buy this incredible example for a fraction of what it would cost you to restore one to this level.
Please do NOT write and ask "what is your reserve?" or "what is the lowest acceptable price?"
Please call us at954-873-6495and we will give you that informationimmediately...but only on the phone!
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We wanted to take a video of this car running and driving but the weather wouldn't co-operate today in Jupiter,FL.
You can see the raindrops on the car in some of the photos...the reason we had to takea lot of the pictures indoor.
The expensive, rofessional rotisserie restoration was completed in 2012 but the car has only been driven a few hundred miles since completed.
We checked all of the switches and accessories and found all to be in correct working order.Here are a few.......
Head LightsBright LightsDash LightsInterior Courtesy lightWindshield Wipers& WashersTurn SignalsBrake LightsBack-up lightsHeater/DefrosterFan BlowerElectronic Over-drive
The soft top is brand new and the Hardtop is a new as well. (after-market)This car has the correct "radio-delete" dash plate but is wired for a stereo radio system. The antenna is installed and you can install thesystem of your choice either in the dash or in the locking Glove Compartment.
Both windows roll up and down correctly and the fit of the Hood, runk, nd both doorsis as good as it gets!
The undercarriage is immaculate and in our opinion, his 1964 MK 1MGBRoadster with two topsis in Number 1 condition.
Your inspection is most welcomed. You'll love the way this car looks&drives!
1964 MG MGB overdrive
  • MG MGB overdrive, odel year1964, ersion for North America
  • 2-door roadster body type
  • RWD (rear- wheel drive), anual 4-speed gearbox
  • petrol (gasoline) engine with displacement: 1799 cm3 / 109.8 cui, dvertised power: 71 kW / 95 hp / 97 PS ( gross ), orque net: 149 Nm / 110 lb-ft
  • characteristic dimensions: outside length: 3891 mm / 153.1875 in, heelbase: 2311 mm / 91 in
  • reference weights: shipping weight 871 kg / 1920 lbs base curb weight: 910 kg / 2006 lbs
  • how fast is this car ?top speed: 161 km/h (100 mph) (declared by factory);
  • accelerations: 0- 60 mph 11.9 s; 0- 100 km/h 12.8 s (a-c simulation); 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 18.2 s (a-c simulation)
  • fuel consumption and mileage: average estimated by a-c: 9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg (imp.) / 24.2 mpg (U.S.) / 10.3 km/l

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    Identification data
    MG MGB overdrive
    as offered for the year 1964 in North America
    Production/sales period of cars with this particular specs:mid-year 1963 - mid-year 1964
    Country of origin:GB United Kingdom
    Submodel:MGB Mark I Roadster
    Optional equipment:
    EEC segmentation:S (sport cars)
    Subsegment:S-O (sport open-top cars) - executive
    Class:sports car
    Body style:roadster
    Traction:RWD (rear- wheel drive)
    Dimensions & capacities
    Length:3891 mm / 153.1875 in
    Width:1522 mm / 59.9375 in
    Height:1254 mm / 49.375 in
    Wheelbase:2311 mm / 91 in
    Front track:1245 mm / 49 in
    Rear track:1251 mm / 49.25 in
    Ground clearance:127 mm / 5 in
    Turning circle btw. walls:10.2 m / 33.5 ft
    Turning circle btw. curbs:9.75 m / 32 ft
    Drag coefficient claimed:
    Drag coefficient estimated by a-c:0.5
    1st row:52 in / 1321 mm
    2nd row:
    3rd row:
    Shoulder room:
    1st row:46 in / 1168 mm
    2nd row:
    3rd row:
    1st row:37 in / 940 mm
    2nd row:
    3rd row:
    1st row:50.5 in / 1283 mm
    2nd row:
    Claimed EPA passenger volume:
    Calculated EPA passenger volume:51.2 cu ft / 1.45 m3
    Interior length:
    Interior width:
    Interior height:
    Trunk (cargo) capacity claimed:250 / / dm3
    8.8 / / cu ft
    Trunk (cargo) capacity SAE:
    Trunk (cargo) capacity VDA:
    Boot length:750 mm / 29.5 in
    Boot length max.:
    Boot width:1448 mm / 57 in
    Boot width min. (between wheel arches):
    Boot height:419 mm / 16.5 in
    Loading height:
    Approach angle (deg):
    Departure angle (deg):
    Ramp angle (deg):
    Curb weight (without a driver):910 kg / 2006 lbs
    Weight distribution f/r (%):
    Dry weight:
    Shipping weight:871 kg / 1920 lbs
    Curb weight estimated:
    Gross vehicle weight rating GVWR:
    Payload estimated:
    Towing weight:
    Sales markets
    Markets, here cars with this particular specifications were sold:North AmericaRelated models:
    Engine manufacturer:BMC Austin B-series 1.8-litre
    Engine type:spark-ignition 4-stroke
    Fuel type:petrol (gasoline)
    Fuel system:2 carburetors
    Charge system:naturally aspirated
    Valves per cylinder:2
    Valves timing:
    Additional features:2x SU HS4 carbs
    OHV pushrod
    Emission control:
    Emission standard:
    Cylinders alignment:Line 4
    Displacement:1799 cm3 / 109.8 cui
    Bore:80.26 mm / 3.16 in
    Stroke:88.9 mm / 3.5 in
    Compression ratio:8.8 : 1
    Horsepower net:
    Torque net:
    Horsepower gross:71 kW / 97 PS / 95 hp (gross)
    / 5400
    Torque gross:149 Nm / 110 ft-lb
    / 3000
    Redline rpm:
    Car power to weight rationet:68 watt/kg / 31 watt/lb (estimated by a-c)
    Car weight to power rationet:14.7 kg/kW / 10.8 kg/PS / 24.3 lbs/hp (estimated by a-c)
    Fuel capacity:55 liter / 14.5 U.S. gal / 12.1 imp. gal
    Engine lubricant oil capacity:4.3 liter / 4.5 U.S. qt / 3.7 imp. qt
    Engine coolant capacity:5.7 liter / 6 U.S. qt / 5 imp. qt
    1964 MG MGB overdrive Power and Torque Curve

    Full performance data, ccelerations chart, cceleration on gears, peed range on gears, vertaking factors etc. - click the buttons below:>" alt="View more details of MG MGB overdrive described here - full performance data, uel consumption, ccelerations, uarter mile times, hoto, tc." title="View more details of MG MGB overdrive described here - full performance data, uel consumption, ccelerations, uarter mile times, hoto, tc." >
    Transmission type:manual
    with Laycock-de-Normanville overdrive
    Number of gears:4
    Gear ratios (overall):
    I3.634 (14.21)
    II2.214 (8.65)
    III1.1 (4.3)
    IV0.802 (3.14)
    Speed range
    (max speed on gears,
    top gear value theor.):(km/h/mph)
    I:47 / 29
    II:77 / 48
    III:155 / 96
    IV:213 / 132
    1000rpm speed:(km/h/mph)
    I:8.1 / 5
    II:13.3 / 8.3
    III:26.8 / 16.7
    IV:36.7 / 22.8
    Torque converter factor:
    Final drive ratio std:3.909
    Front brakes:disc
    273 mm / 10.8 in
    Rear brakes:drum
    254 mm / 10 in
    Standard tires:5.60 - 14
    Tire air pressure (cold):
    Front:165 kPa / 24 psi / 1.6 atm / 1.7 bar
    Rear:165 kPa / 24 psi / 1.6 atm / 1.7 bar
    1964 MG MGB overdrive alternate wheel and tire sizes
    Performance - Factory claim
    Top speed:161 km/h / 100 mph
    0-60 mph (s):
    0-100 km/h (s):


  • Where is the MGB VIN plate located?The VIN for the early MGB, pproximately 1962-69, ay be found stamped on a plate that is secured to the inner right hand fender (looking from the rear of the car), ocated just in front of the radiator. The VIN for the later MGB, pproximately 1970 to 1980, ay be found stamped on a plate secured to the left hand door post, nd on a plate secured to the top of the dashboard.The VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is also known as the Car Number or the Car ID.MGB VIN location, tamped plate in engine bay (early) or left hand door post (later)MGB Engine Number and Body Number stamped plate locations
    What does the VIN mean?:
    The "model year" for a vehicle is usually different than the "production year" when it came off the assembly line, nd in some places the date of first registration is used as the model year on the vehicle title, hich can be different yet again.
    1. MakeGMG
    2. Engine TypeH
    BMC B-Series engine, .8L (MGB)
    BMC A-Series engine (Midget)
    3. Body TypeN
    2 seated Roadster
    GT or Coupe
    4. Series3
    Mk1 (1962-1967)
    Mk2 (1968-1969)
    Mk3 (1970-1979)
    5. MarketU
    USA (left-hand drive)
    Left-hand drive
    Right-hand drive
    6. Model Yearnone
    7+ Car Number54321

    What does the engine numbermean?
    Group 118
    Vertical (in-line)
    Group 2 (18G)U
    Center gear change
    Center gear change w/ overdrive
    Group 2 (18V)581F
    Carburetor crankcase ventilation,
    evaporative loss control and twin
    Carburetor crankcase ventilation,
    air temperature control and
    evaporative loss control.
    Group 2 (18V)
    Coding Symbols
    Lucas 16ACR or 17ACR alternator
    with negative earth
    Anti-run on valve
    Pre-engaged starter motor
    (when not normally fitted)
    Laycock overdrive
    Exhaust emission control
    Center gear change
    1975 Federal regulation
    1975 California regulation
    1975 requirements
    Group 3H
    L (2nd)
    High compression
    Low compression
    Left hand drive
    Engine number

    Contrary to logic and common sense, IN numbers are not necessarily easy to translate directly into a precise "build date" when a MGB rolled off the assembly lines, s they are not necesarily sequential.
    Specific MGB model changes by VIN number can be found in the bookOriginal MGB by Clausager- he was the offical Archivist of the factory production data at the British Motor Industry Heritage Center.You can purchase a Heritage Certificate (aka BMIHT certificate) for your car, howing production data and original color and options, ompiled from original factory records. These can be purchased at theHeritage Motor Centre UK
    The car is for sale locally in South Floridaand we reserve the right to cancel this auction at any time before the end of the auction. We do not have a Buy It Now Price listed. If you wish to discuss the lowest acceptable price...PLEASE...DO NOT write us and say "What is your lowest price?"
    Instead, all us at954-873-6495and we will be happy to discuss that with you.
    The car will be made available for inspection by serious bidders throughout the auction. The car is in an air-conditionedgarage in Jupiter, lorida
    Please e-mail us if you would like to see the car. If you prefer, e can arrange to have a qualified, ndependent, rofessional mechanic perform a pre-purchase inspection for you (at your expense).
    I drove it around Jupiter,FL and probably had a couple of 100 honks of the horn from other drivers and lots of waves & thumbs up!
    When is the last time you've even see one and in this condition?Shipping: If you need help shipping this car in the U.S. or anywhere else in this world, will be happy to put you in direct contact with Mary Olson who has been our sole shipping person for not only us, ut for several of my friends who own car museums. She is honest, eliable, ependable and gives great personal service. She has arranged shipping for myself and several of my friends of more than 3000 cars over the past 10 years.Recently she shipped 42 cars to one collector enclosed and every car was on its way in a couple of days and delivered without ascratch within 3 days thereafter.Twenty First Century Auctions has been selling fine Late model sports cars, intage and collectible cars on EBAYMOTORS since March of 2000 and we have a 100% feedback rating.Even in this very tough economic times where real estate has tumbled down a very steep hill....vintage cars...the real ones...the pedigreed cars in great restored or near perfect original condition continue to hold value and in most instances appreciate.
    Invest your money in something you just don't "Put in the Bank" but something you can "Drive to the bank and anywhere else you might choose to do with your family & friends."Why not have fun with your money? ...enjoy your life and know that when you wake up in the morning your dollars are still safe in your garage or warehouse&haven't evaporated into thin air!
    If your tired of seeing the stock market drop 200-300 points in a single day...put your money into appreciating assetsthat also will actually put smiles on your face every day!
    I asked JerryJ. Moorewhile staying at his house in September of 1989, why do you now have over 1000 collectable cars?"He replied with a slight grin and replied "Should I buy more?" We made a 10 car deal involving V-12 Ferrarison a breakfast napkin at the Dobbs House restaurant in the Houston Hobby Airport just before I boarded my flight back to Miami, lorida...and that was Jerry J...having fun and wheelin & dealin 24/7...anywhere and anytime!Iconsidered my self veryprivileged to be close friends with the late Jerry J. Moore fromHouston,Texas. Jerry was a Real Estate Mogul and one of the largest owners of shopping centers in the world.I really miss my pal and think of him often.Jerry was also an avid car collector and amassed one of the largest and best vintage car collections on the Planet.If Jerry told me once....he probably told me over 100 times......"In case you forgot...remember..."You will never see a Brinks truck at a funeral service or a Hearse with a luggage rack at a cemetery!"He believed that at best, ife is uncertain and thatone should enjoy desert 1st.Car collecting is a family thing...everyone around the world admires and loves these great vintage and collectible cars.We have sold cars fromAustraliatoAlaska...FromChinatoSaudi Arabia.....FromManhattantoMoscow....and the hobby keeps growing & expanding all the time.Collector car insurance is dirt cheap...about $250-$300 a year for a quality collectible like this. and you can buy full coverage!They usually require a garage and not more than 2500-3000miles a year put on the car.I recommend you only buy a car like this if you have a garage to keep it in.I always try and look for major flaws and mention them and try to point them out when I see something. If you call me I will go over the car with you in great detail...both inside and out. The couple of tiny flaws are too miniscule to show up in photos...but I'll be happy to point them out.Your welcome to come in person to inspect this car for yourself...hire anyone you like to come on your behalf....bring your Experts and magnifying glasses........see if you can find anything really negative worth mentioning...we tried and couldn't find anything other than what we stated in the description...maybe you can?We have tried diligently to find any MAJOR flaws in the paint, ody, nterior, echanical or electrical systems and have not been able to locate anything that we could list as a MAJOR problem in the description or that we haven't already mentioned.
    I truly believe there is NO such thing as a "PERFECT" old car or even a late model car that has been driven, E ARE NOT making such a claim.....but this car comes close to perfection...ESPECIALLY when you consider it is 52Yrs Old !
    We are urging you toPLEASEcome and inspect the car in person, rive it or to hire an expert inspector to do this for you. AGAIN....Please do not ask us to recommend anyone....we want you to select & hire your own inspector.
    If you wish to schedule an appointment to see this car, lease call me at954-873-6495....We would appreciate at least a 1-2 day notice. It is currently being stored inanair-conditioned private garage in Jupiter,FL.It is started anddriven a few miles on occasionif it's a beautiful SUNNY day and allowed to warm up,possiblyonce a week.
    The closest Airport is Palm Beach International, bout a 30 minute drive to the North of Palm Beach.
    This car is owned free and clear. After you speak with us on the phone, t is possible to have a scanned copy sent directly to you.
    We know this is a Platinum investment collectable car..this is a car that you can still drive & enjoy and will increase in value...not decrease in value.....and if you chose to...you could drive it every day. We feel very strongly that a car like this will not only hold its value but in years to come will continue to appreciate.
    Please don't buy a Museum quality car like this unless you have a garage to store it inside. We do notbelieve this carhas ever been left outside.
    You can look at this car in bright outdoor sunlight or indoors under halogen or florescent light...it still looks spectacular....but don't take our word...PLEASE...come and check it out yourself. I don't like surprises. Our goal not's to give you any....this is a NO DISAPPOINTMENT collectibleclassic1964twotop MK1 MGBRoadster.
    We don't "play games" We love when a car is inspected prior to meeting the reserve. We have no secrets and are proud of our 100% feedback rating...we have been selling great cars like this formore than16years onEbaymotors.com.Please...do not e-mail us and ask "What is your reserve"Just call us and we can discuss money...the car...a trade...or whatever is on your mind.This car is also being advertised and marketed in other forms of media and if sold prior to having met it's reserve price and a deposit received, e reserve the right to cancel&end the auction early.Should the reserve price be met BEFORE receiving a deposit, e WILL NOT end the auction early and the highest ending bidder will own this incredible piece of automotive art andMGBautomotive history.
    Instead call me at954-873-6495....even if your calling fromAustralia,Europe orJapan. We will not e-mail you the reserve but will discuss it with you on the phone!
    We are all car guys that are very easy to speak with...no Prima Donnas at this end...just car lovers that do this for the fun and passion of loving our hobby...for the past 50+ years!
    We really do love the cars...a lot more than the $.
    Once you speak with us...you'll agree...we are sincere and dedicated to this eternal love affair with the automobile
    The reserve is set at a very fair number...if you wish to discuss the amountplease don't write and ask "What is the reserve price"
    Instead...please call us at954-873-6495..... Anytime between9:00 am ESTand 9:00pmEastern Standard Time,MondaythruSundaywould be great.I will not e-mail you what the lowest acceptable price is so PLEASE don'twrite and ask this question. In the past we would e-mail reserve prices but after this confidential information began to appear on blogs and in chat rooms, e decided to refrain from this practice. We will gladly give you this information on the phone!
    As with all of our fine cars...we invite your and urge your personal inspection. If you see it....and drive it...you will buy it!SHIPPING: Many of my friends and fellow collectors have shipped literally 1000's of cars over the past many years...all with a great gal named Mary Olson who owns Crossroads Transport...I will be happy to give you her e-mail & telephone & connect you up on a DIRECT basis with Mary and she can handle any shipping needs...this car should be shipped ENCLOSED!
    OUT-OF-THE-USA SHIPPING: Over the past 50 yearswe have shipped cars to more than 40 countries...I can put you in contact with the right people who will give you great service at a fair price.
    For financing...trywww.jjbest.comorwww.woodsidecredit.comIf you have a trade...please e-mail us atluvdg@aol.coma complete set of photos....details and a phone number.Also, e have contact with shippers throughout theU.S.and WORLDWIDE...We will be happy to assist you.WHAT ABOUT A TRADE?We accept most anything in trade but please, O Motorcycles, ot Rods, treet Rods, est-o-rods, it Cars, eplicas, lones, oats, irplanes, ewelry, otor homes, eal Estate,Helicopters, ubmarines, tamps,Coins or unregistered stock, tc.We will only accept cars of the quality, orrectness and authenticity that we sell.We will consider any nice vintage or antique car or late model Luxury car with a clean CARFAX & CARCHECK report. Please call us first and discuss this with us..and if we have an interest, e would then have you e-mail a complete set of photos and details.E-MAIL the photos of your trade or trades toluvdg@aol.comThanks and best of luck!Please write or call for more details....If you are interested in this vehicle, lease call us at(954) 873-6495and we will stand next to the car and go over everything with you in great detail...there will be NO surprises...or better yet...come and inspect it yourself. (appointment a day or two in advance is required)eBay Recommended Services:History Report - get a vehicle history report and protect yourself from hidden problemsShipping - get free shipping quotes and information on options to pick up the vehicleFinancing - learn about choicesBuyer Checklist - review steps to take to make a safe, uccessful purchase
    AS IS - NO WARRANTYThis vehicle is being sold as is, here is with no warranty, xpressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, uthenticity, enuineness, r defects herein, nd makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, mperfection, efect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, nd to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle.There is no such thing as a "PERFECT" car...especially when dealing with vintage cars that are 25,35 and even 50 years old.Arranging for an independent third-party inspection is a great way to validate a seller's claims about a vehicle's condition. There are many companies and individuals who offer such a service. Of course your personal inspection and scrutiny are suggested and most welcomed.The seller has made a diligent effort to accurately describe this vehicle but does not expressly or implicitly guarantee the accuracy of the above description.Bidders and prospective purchasers are urged and cautioned to conduct their own due diligence, ncluding a physical inspection in person or through a qualified third party inspector or appraiser, efore contemplating a purchase or making a bid on this vehicle.In fact, e would welcome and encourage such an inspection, nd will make every effort to make the above described vehicle available at a time convenient to the perspective purchaser or their agentsWe charge NO fees of any type. NONE!We will help arrange to have your vehicle picked up on a bonded, icensed and insured carrier.There are no dealer fees or other charges and you are responsible to pay all sales taxes in your home state .Required payment is 20% within 72 hours and the balance in full within 7 days thereafter.If you buy a car from us and are not happy with something that is major in nature, lease call us and let us know. If we feel it's our fault, e are only too happy to discuss making a possible adjustment on the final agreed price.

On Jan-17-16 at 19:39:30 PST, eller added the following information:

This 1964 MGB 2 Top Roadster has Front Disc Brakes.

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