Bob English's 1957 MGA with V8 Engine

Bob English's 1957 MGA with 355cid Small Block Chevy Engine

as published in British V8 Newsletter, Volume XV Issue 1, April 2007

Owner: Bob English
City: Milton, PA 17847
Model: 1957 MGA
Engine: 355cid Small Block Chevy V8
Conversion performed by: English Brothers

Heads: Trick Flow (aluminum)
Intake: GM aluminum high-rise with 650 Holley
Engine Electrical: MSD
Cooling: Early Mustang with 4-row core
Cam: 350 horse 327
Exhaust: Hooker block-hugger headers and Corvette chambered side exhaust.
Transmission: Tremec TKO-500 5-speed
Clutch System: Lightweight flywheel with 10.5" clutch.
Rear Axle: 9" Ford with 3.73:1 ratio and limited slip differential.
Front Suspension: Modified MGA with coil-over shocks.
Rear Suspension: Stock MGA leaf springs with traction bars added.
Brakes: 67 Camaro 4-piston discs on front. Big Ford drum brakes on rear.
Wheels/Tires: 15" x 6" Jaguar knock-off wire wheels, front and rear.
Weight: 2550 pounds.
Electrical: Autometer electronic gauges
Body & Interior: Four rows of louvers in hood. 50's Studebaker fender vents installed in front fenders for cool air in foot box area.
Date Completed: Spring of 2004.
Miles Since Completion: Approximately 10,000.

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