Technical Information (MGB 8)
This vehicle has been the test bed for all engine, suspension and brake development. Designed for street, autocross and rallying usage.
Camshaft 6710289X18 with 220 deg. duration @ .050" lifter raise. Modified lifters. See MGB20.
Cylinder head 72-74.5 absolutely stock, no porting or polishing, only modified 1.625 intake valves and 1.345" exhaust valves with reprofiled valve seats. Anti seize intake guides (modified) and exhaust guides. Valve lift .420". See MGB 25.
British Automotive's AVT (Advanced Valve Train System) see MGB 24. 1.55:1
Roller rocker assembly with nitrided rocker shaft. See MGB 16.
Stock distributor with "Pertronix" electronic ignition. MSD6A control box. Lucas "Sports" ignition coil. Bosch platinum plus spark plugs with "Nology" capacitor discharge HT wires.
Mikuni 44PHH side draft carburetor with short intake manifold.
LCB exhaust header (thermal coated). 2" exhaust system with free flow mufflers.
Ron Hopkinson with Bilstein telescopic gas shock absorbers. 480# 1" lowered coil springs. Negative camber lower control arms. 3/4" sway bar. Upper nylatron bushings (adjustable). Polyurethane inner lower control "A" arm bushings. Front ride height 14.375"
British Automotive's composite road springs with KYB gas telescopic shock absorbers (specially manufactured for BA). See MGB4 and MGB13. British Automotive's "bolt in" panhard rod assembly. See MGB 15. British Automotive designed "Anti- Tramp" bar assembly. See MGB 27. OEM anti-sway bar. Rear ride height 14.625".
Directional groove rotors with MGBGTV8 brake pads using carbon Kevlar R4S Compound. Stainless steel Teflon lined brake hoses. OEM rear brake shoes. See MGB 18.
WHEELS AND TIRES
OEM "Limited Edition" wheels with Michelin MXB4 185 X 70 X 14 tires.
This vehicle has been test driven by numerous racing and rallying enthusiasts including Robert Coucher former editor of "Thoroughbred and Classics" with favorable comments from all concerned.
Anticipated vehicle ride height when utilizing suspension components as outlined: front 14 1/2", rear 14 1/2."
This vehicle has been test driven by numerous racing and rallying enthusiasts including Robert Coucher, Editor of "Thoroughbred and Classics" with favorable comments from all concerned.