Bill Yobis 79 MGB with Oldsmobile 215 V8

Bill Yobi's 1979 MGB
with 1962 Oldsmobile 215

(originally shown in MG V8 Newsletter, Volume 8 Issue 3)

ENGINE:   4-barrel heads (10.75:1 version), TRW forged pistons (actual measured compression ratio of 10.4:1), larger valves/ported head, Isky 272 cam, balanced, Carter 500cfm (stock manifold), MSD 6AL capacitive discharge ignition system, baffled oil pan, oil cooler w/ thermostat
COOLING:   B-Cool aluminum radiator, Spal fan, CoolFlex corrugated metal radiator hoses
TRANSMISSION:   Rover 5-speed
BELLHOUSING/CLUTCH:   Rover, lightened flywheel
REAR END:   stock MGB (3.909:1)
BRAKES - FRONT:   stock MGB, Mintex pads
BRAKES - REAR:   stock MGB
SUSPENSION - FRONT:   1" lower springs, Delron bushes, Spax shocks, 7/8" sway bar, negative-camber A-arms
SUSPENSION - REAR:   lowering blocks, Delron bushes, Spax shocks, factory sway bar
WHEELS/TIRES:   15 X 5.5 Minilite replicas (knock-offs), Bridgestone RE71 195/60
EXHAUST:   stainless steel block hugger headers, custom dual exhaust, Turbo Flow mufflers, Monza resonator tips
INSTRUMENTS:   stock and VDO
SPECIAL FEATURES:   paint (candy apple red metallic), Fiero leather seats w/ speakers, back seat for kids, functional hood scoop, gas struts hood and trunk
LOCATION:   Canfield, OH

Bill Yobis 79 MGB with Oldsmobile 215 V8

Oldsmobile aluminum v8

leather wrapped steering wheel

leather upholstered Fiero seats

rubber bumper

fiberglass ST air dam

hood scoop


Minator knock-off wheels

Kumho tires

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