MGB Base Tdr on Ebay

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  • #235780

    britinaaz
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    @britinaaz

    Hi Guys.

    There is a TDr hot rod (so it says) on Ebay. Stated to be MGB based with a FF body. Could this be a Victor ?  Paul any ideas? Priced at $1500……

    John the Brit

    #264897

    pmossberg
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    @pmossberg

    What is the auction id?

    Paul Mossberg
    1982 Classic Roadsters Ltd. Duchess (VW)
    2005 Intermeccanica Roadster

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    #264898

    britinaaz
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    @britinaaz

    Hi Guys.

    This is the link to the MGB based car on Ebay. Looks like its in Banning California. http://www.ebay.com/itm/MG-TD-Project-/171834189257?hash=item28021da5c9&vxp=mtr#shpCntId

    John the Brit

    #264899

    edsnova
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    @edsnova

    Looks like a valiant attempt to mate a VW-based Fiberfab kit to an MGB chassis. Not for the faint of heart, I’d think.edsnova2015-06-23 13:49:36

    #264900

    pmossberg
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    @pmossberg

    What Ed said!

     
    If that body is already mounted to the frame, it will NEVER look right.
     
    Based on the cuts made to the rear fenders, I suspect the body has been mounted to the frame too far forward.
     
    Either that, or the frame is too short.
     
    Save your money (or your fishing boat!)

    Paul Mossberg
    1982 Classic Roadsters Ltd. Duchess (VW)
    2005 Intermeccanica Roadster

    If you own a TDr and are not in the Registry, please go to http://tdreplica.com/forums/topic/mg-td-replica-registry/ and register (you need to copy and paste the link)

    #264901

    britinaaz
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    @britinaaz

    Hi Guys

    The concept of using MGB running gear is I think a decent one. The concept of using the MGB frame is flawed. The MGs rocker panels are structural in a big way. Get that wrong and you have a problem waiting to bite you  in the nether regions!  He should have used a custom or even a small truck frame and just used the B running gear, in my humble opinion anyway. $1500 to rich for my blood. It will be interesting to see where this thing ends up.

    Regards John the Brit

    #264902

    court-wizard
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    @court-wizard

    re-listed at $950. not too far from me.

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    #264903

    kall
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    @kall

    Seems worth it for the body alone if you have a place to store it till needed. 
    U-store rates might be low in Banning.

    Sorry to be the voice of temptation.Embarrassed

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