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jblanchard@hcpg.net
Jeb Blanchard
Collierville, TN
(52 posts)

Registered:
12/07/2007 01:01PM

Main British Car:
1961 MGA Chevy 4.3 Vortec V-6

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MGA Trailer Project
Posted by: jblanchard@hcpg.net
Date: May 13, 2009 12:47PM

Following are photos of my MGA trailer project. Purchased a 1961 MGA on ebay that had been sitting in a field since 1967. We tried using a winch to load the MGA on a trailer and it literally broke in half. Luckily the seller had a fork lift and we loaded it that way.

The passenger compartment was removed and the engine compartment shortened. The two were fitted together. The tongue will be removeable and the axle will be Dexter with MGA steel wheels. The trunk will be opened by pushing a button located in the fuel filler neck and the hood opened from a pull in the trunk. I'm fitting the "tow car" with AirOverLeafs.

Currently the floor and sides have been fabricated and welded into place.

The trailer will be painted the same color as the custom. It will appear as an original MGA from a front and rear view.
mgside.jpeg2.jpg
0727 Side open2.jpg
0727 Front both opened.JPG

trailer trunk inside view 05072009.jpg
trailer trunk view 05072009.jpg
trailer inside front view 05072009.jpg


jblanchard@hcpg.net
Jeb Blanchard
Collierville, TN
(52 posts)

Registered:
12/07/2007 01:01PM

Main British Car:
1961 MGA Chevy 4.3 Vortec V-6

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Trailer Project moves slowly
Posted by: jblanchard@hcpg.net
Date: March 07, 2010 01:05PM

Here are some additional photos of my 1961 MGA trailer project, going slowly.

The first photo was taken some months ago. The remainders are more recent photos of the undercarriage. The tongue will be removeable.
trailer.jpg
Undercarriage.jpg
undercarriage2.jpg


jblanchard@hcpg.net
Jeb Blanchard
Collierville, TN
(52 posts)

Registered:
12/07/2007 01:01PM

Main British Car:
1961 MGA Chevy 4.3 Vortec V-6

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MGA Trailer Project Completed
Posted by: jblanchard@hcpg.net
Date: June 20, 2010 09:38PM

MGA project finally completed. Runs straight and true...
Close up front1.jpg
side virew one.jpg
trailer back.jpg
right side front view.jpg
by2 car and trailer.jpg


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Curtis Jacobson
Portland Oregon
(4411 posts)

Registered:
10/12/2007 02:16AM

Main British Car:
71 MGBGT, Buick 215

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Re: MGA Trailer Project
Posted by: Moderator
Date: August 02, 2010 12:57PM

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