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For Sale: 1980 MGB with a Rover V8

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1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

This 1980 MGB Limited Edition is for sale on eBay (no longer active) in Hebron, Ohio with a starting price of $15,000. This small roadster was upgraded to a 4.6 L Rover V8 by Andy’s Auto who specialize in MG V8 conversions. The engine was built with an forged 9.75:1 pistons, Isky Racing camshaft, valve work, high volume oil pump, and Edelbrock 500 cfm carburetor. Behind the engine sits a Rover LT77 five-speed manual transmission with 21 lb lightened flywheel and Triumph TR8 clutch connected to a custom driveshaft and narrowed GM 10-bolt rear end with 3.42 gears.

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

1980 MGB with a 4.6 L Rover V8

Source: eBay (no longer active) via Bring a Trailer

12 thoughts on “For Sale: 1980 MGB with a Rover V8”

  1. I have a 1980 limited edition with a 215 .v8 conversion but want more power. would like to work a trade with a little boot. contact me at 678-469-9379

  2. I’m very interested; this is almost the exact car I was planning on building late this spring. Even it’s already sold and I build my own, I want to discuss sourcing options with this owner. Any contact information available? Not that it’s any kind of dealbreaker, but which coast was or is this on?
    Brian Fahey 717 802 9097

  3. Francisco Ruben De La Cruz

    I have a 1980 MGB which I would like to have converted to a V8 engine (it actually has the original 1.8 on it). Who do I contact for prices?

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