David Duquette's 1974 MGB-GT with Rover 4.2L V8
Owner: David Duquette
Model: 1974 MGB-GT
Engine: Rover 4.2L V8
Conversion by: Rob Medynski at MGTs in New Jersey
|Engine:||Rover 4.2L V8 with ported and polished heads by Woody Cooper at
The Wedge Shop. Vitesse valves. 9.5:1 compression ratio.
Edelbrock Performer manifold (milled at a slight angle for extra
hood clearance), Carter 9410 carb. Biggish cam a la
Woody Cooper. MSD 6AL ignition box with a Mallory Unilite
|Cooling:||radiator customized with 2" extra-long 4-row core.
|Exhaust:||Jet-Hot coated block-hugger headers into single 2.25" stainless
|Transmission:||Triumph TR8 5-speed.
|Rear Axle:||MGC rear axle (wire wheel type with 3.07:1 gears) with Quaife
limited slip differential.
|Suspension:||stock MGB in front. Rear suspension has the BA composite leaf springs
and I'm about to put a set of traction bars on there. SPAX telescoping
shocks in rear. Hopkinson sway bar kit.
|Wheels/Tires:||Panasport 15 inch wheels with 195/60R15 tires.
|Body:||stock MG Teal Blue.
|Interior:||140 mph MGC speedo.
Close-up of the rear-mounted 8" fans
There are four cooling fans in all.
Note: MGC 140mph Speedometer