BODY 1979 shell rebuilt with new inner and outer wings, A-panels and front panel, sills and rear valance, wheel arch extensions, fibreglass MkI boot lid inner and outer skins on standard steel centre, dummy fuel filler neck, pressed steel grille. Paint: Volvo Polestar Blue with black grille. All brightwork sprayed black.
ENGINE MG Metro 1275cc A-plus block, new piston rings and crank bearings, standard head, camshaft and rockers, water-heated alloy inlet manifold, LCB exhaust manifold, stainless steel pipe, Playmini back box, 1.5-inch HS 4 SU carburettor,K&N cone air filter, alloy radiator, DSN Classics combined thermostat/engine steady bracket, silicone hoses.
TRANSMISSION Pre-Verto clutch assembly, new master cylinder standard MG Metro ‘box rebuilt with new seals and gaskets. Final drive ratio 3.44:1
SUSPENSION Resprayed subframes. Hi-Los, KYB dampers, heavy-duty adjustable tie rods, polybushes.
BRAKES Front: 7.5-inch discs with twin piston opposed Cooper callipers, EBC GreenStuff brake pads. Rear: Alloy Minifins, new master cylinder.
WHEELS AND TYRES 6x10-inch Mamba rims shod in 165/70x10 Yokohama Advans.
INTERIOR Smiths oil pressure and temperature gauges, bolt-in road-use rollcage resprayed Old English White, low-backed Cobra bucket seats retrimmed in period style with blue double-stitched seams, re-profiled rear seats, black headlining and doorcards, alloy door furniture, retrimmed OMP steering wheel, Momo pedal extensions, hydro dip carbon fibre effect on switch/control facia, speedo binnacle and steering column shroud, JVC sound system.
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