SEADave
SEADave Dork
11/18/21 12:04 p.m.

Looking for the following parts for my newly acquired 3.4/T-5 swapped RBB (thread pending):

  • Chrome grill (62-69 or 73-74).  Even a good surround would work.   Aftermarket ones are $$$ and apparently don't fit that great,
  • Chrome bumpers, any type of overriders or no overriders ok (same aftermarket comments as above),
  • 77-80 style speedo - rough/cheap ok, not sure I can even make it work with the swap.  
  • Boss/Adapter for an aftermarket steering wheel, with wheel or not for a 77-80 MGB
  • Original 60's MGB steelies (pre-Rostyle) - are there any of these left?  

Thanks!

RichardSIA
RichardSIA Dork
11/20/21 11:10 p.m.

I have some '71 "Split" rear bumpers in good but not show quality condition.
Was going to put them on feeBay, make an offer.

Keith Tanner
Keith Tanner GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
11/21/21 12:03 a.m.

I might have a couple of speedos, but nothing that late. 68 or 71, probably. Can you make that work?

I'll have to check to see if I still have any steering column parts. Maybe.

SEADave
SEADave Dork
11/24/21 10:28 a.m.

Thanks for all who responded.  There is a guy on MGEXP with a swapped 70 GT and it looks really great with the split bumpers, but if i go CB it is going to get a full 60's treatment with slatted grill, side marker delete, earlier taillights, etc.  As far as the speedo and steering, there were lot of changes in the rubber bumper years and I don't think anything from earlier models would fit.  

I really do need to get off my butt and post a thread on this thing.   Hopefully over the holiday I will find some time.  

RichardSIA
RichardSIA Dork
11/24/21 10:59 a.m.

I also have the 71 steering column.

68TR250
68TR250 HalfDork
11/24/21 11:49 a.m.

In reply to SEADave :

Try contacting Matthews Foreign Auto Parts in BHM AL. if you are still looking. I've been buying from since the mid 90's.

Matthews Foreign Car Parts

www.mfcp.com

1221 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 251-5800

 

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