Old MG MGB vs New MG LE50 - Fifth Gear
Tiff has his hands on MG's old MGB, then compares it to the newer MG LE50
and it seems some old features are still being used.
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330bhp MGB V8 v 540bhp Evo @ Silverstone Trax 2012.f4v
330bhp MGB V8, (980kg) Having fun with a very fast 540bhp (1200kg) evo.
First test of my new rear wing and front splitter. Very Positive results.
Fast turn oversteer has been virtually eliminated while top speed is hardly
affected. I can carry more speed in the turns without the back end stepping
The evo has a lot more straight line speed so was impressed with my little
Oh and Gavin was slowing me down in the passenger seat LoL.
Impressed with overtaking the Noble, that thing should fly.
I could have dived down the inside of the little Vauxhall but decided to
just let him know I was there by showing a front wheel, so was dissapointed
when he blocked me down the straight.
Test Driving the MGB V6 3.4L Conversion - Classic British Sports Car v6 + v8 Engine Swaps
1973 MGB GT with 1995 Camaro 3.4L V6 'L32' motor and
gearbox conversion built by BMC British Automobile,LLC.
This car has a GM 3.42 Limited Slip disc brake rear end, Wilwood brakes on
rear axle by BMC, Classic Conversions Eng. (CCE) Mounting kit and headers,
FAST CARS front suspension and brakes, composite rear springs, tube shocks,
panhard rod and anti-tramp by Doug Jackson and far more than we're willing
to admit. 0-60 MPH times approximately between 5.5 and 6.5 seconds- it has
not been officially timed but these conversions have no problem in the
passing lane going uphill in the mountains.
Filming and editing by: Zeezy
Find out more about us at http://www.bmcautos.com
MGB GT Rebuild Timelapse
650+ hour (and hundreds of cups of tea) rebuild of my 78' MGB GT along with
some alpine shenanigans
First drive of the LS1-powered MGB GT!
A big day! The MG came out of the garage for the first time in nearly two
years. This is just a "let's make sure it all works" drive. The power
steering pump was a bit low on fluid, thus the moaning noise. The brakes
were a bit soft but worked - you can see me checking them as I bring the
car out of the garage the first time.
And yes, there was a good burnout that didn't get caught on camera.
The car is a 1972 MGB GT that's been fitted with the engine and
transmission from a 1998 Camaro Z28. It's packing
somewhere between 350 and 400 hp, has a 6-speed T-56 transmission and a
Positraction rear. The front suspension runs on a custom frame and is
modeled after a Miata, the rear is a custom three-link setup. At the
moment, the car weighs less than 2000 lbs.
Please note that while the radiator looks low, it actually fit behind the
MG Special Tuning airdam that is not fitted. It's since been replaced with
a more efficient radiator that isn't quite as deep, mostly for better
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