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stag15m4
Seth Gundersen
North Carolina
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Registered:
02/26/2010 09:49PM

Main British Car:
1976 MGB Ford 2.3 (2300) Turbo

Seth Gundersen's 1977 MGB-T Ford 2.3 Turbo (New Pics 3-31-10)
Posted by: stag15m4
Date: February 26, 2010 11:06PM

New Exterior.jpg
(Completed with Rollbar and Miata Seats)

Owner: Seth Gundersen
City: Raleigh, NC
Car Model: MGB
Engine: Ford 2.3 (2300cc) Turbo

Cooling:1965 Mustang Radiator/Electric Fan

Exhaust: Homegrown 2 1/8" stainless with a Magnaflow Turbo Muffler

Transmission: Borg & Warner T-5 (World Class)

Rear Axle: Stock

Front Susp.: Stock with new red Polyurethane bushings all around

Rear Susp.: Homegrown Shock Mounting Bracket conversion

Brakes: Stock

Wheels/Tires: Stock

Body Mods: Shaved side marker lights and door locks, Removed chrome trim strips, Chrome bumper conversion - painted those red too, Plugged stock fuel fill hole (Currently a direct-fill to the fuel cell in the trunk. Much cheaper than a replacement MG tank), Fiberglass MGC hood, S.T. air dam, "Fleet Red" paint from Car Quest Paint Shop, Black Snugtop hardtop... More to come

Interior (In Progress): Leather Miata seats (with headrest speakers... re-upholstery coming soon), New carpet, Homegrown rollbar, '68 dash conversion with Autometer Ultra-lite gauges, Removed center console section to clean up the appearance, made a radio/gauge enclosure

Electrical/EFI: EDIS 4, Megasquirt II EFI controller connected to a homemade wiring harness (No more Lucas)

**Original 2.3 L conversion done by previous owner, Mike Shultz**

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Rollbar Finished Attach.jpg Rollbar Under Roof.jpg
Attachement Points....... Yoo hoo! It Fits!

Small Rollbar-rear.jpg ToplessSeatsBack.jpg
Roll bar made with black steel sprinkler system pipe....... From the backside (Car and Dog)

RollbarMiataSeats.jpg ToplessSeats.jpg
From under the hardtop...... Topless

Unfinished Engine small.jpg The Mess.jpg

Piecing Pipes Together.jpg Finished Turbo.jpg

Now I am working to get the tune right on my computer. I am using a Mega Squirt EFI Computer and the TunerStudio software on my laptop. I am still learning how to do this, so it might.... WILL take a while.

NC MG Car Club
MG Experience Page

Thanks for looking
New Exterior.jpg



Edited 14 time(s). Last edit at 03/31/2010 02:23PM by stag15m4.
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Finished Turbo Side.jpg


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Curtis Jacobson
Portland Oregon
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Main British Car:
71 MGBGT, Buick 215

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Re: Seth Gundersen's 1977 MGB-T Ford 2.3 Turbo (New Pics 3-31-10)
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Date: August 02, 2010 12:05PM

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