1954 MG TF Right Hand Drive

Cars For Sale / Wanted
Added: January 17, 2013
  • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Older restoration but still presents well. Bought to restore myself but I have too many projects. Asking $17,900 for the TF. Have a complete interior kit available for additional cost. Has newer top and side curtains all in good condition. Vehicle is kept in a climate controlled garage. Call or email for a viewing.
To the best of my knowledge the chassis is rust free. It also appears to be straight.
The wood appears to be in excellent to very good condition. The doors do not sag and close well.
One of the owners, whether the original owner or the second owner, owned the MG TF for 30 years or so. The TF started out in New Zealand and was there for the 30 years, then came to the US about 10 years ago. As far as I can tell I am the fourth owner. I have had the car for two years.
As far as numbers matching, the engine # does not match the VIN plate, but it is a TF engine according to the plate on the engine. The TF was sold to an American by McGuinness Classics Inc in New Zealand about 10 years ago.
The TF runs and stops great, smokes a little when cold, but clears when warm. It also idles smoothly. The transmission does not make any noise and shifts good up and down.
Engine compression -
COLD COMPRESSION READINGS FOR EACH CYLINDER ARE:
#1 145.5
#2 155
#3 135
#4 145

HOT COMPRESSION READINGS FOR EACH CYLINDER ARE:
#1 145.5
#2 150
#3 145
#4 145
The tires are all good.
Running oil pressure is at 50/55lbs warm and around 60 when cold. Idles at 20/25lbs.


Posted by: Doug Housley

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