Jack Emery's MGB

Jack Emery's 1967 MGB with Buick V8

For more current and detailed information about this car, please see:   How It Was Done

Total Restoration and V8 Conversion Completed April 1997 by "The MG Guys"
Car owned by Jack Emery, Glenburn, Maine

New sills, floors, fenders, with PPG DP series epoxy primer
PPG color and clearcoat Brooklands Green
Firewall and tunnel modified for V-8 installation
Late MGB seats with Biscuit interior

Uprated front and rear springs with 3/4 front sway bar
V-8 front control arm bushings
Heavy duty front lever shocks and tube rear shocks
Braided brake hoses and late MGB brake booster

8 inch Ford rear axle narrowed with 3.00 ratio
Borg-Warner T-5 transmission
9 3/4 inch diaphragm clutch
Tilton hydraulic throw out bearing with MG master cylinder
Rover 3500 flywheel lightened to 24 pounds

1963 Buick 215 Aluminum V-8
0.040 overbore with 9.6 to 1 compression
Crower cam and valvetrain
Heads port matched with Rover exhaust valves
GM intake with 500 cfm Carter 4 barrel carb
Pertronix ignition in GM distributor
High volume oil pump with remote filter
Gear Drive Starter

Jack Emery's MGB

Jack Emery's MGB

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