MG 5225 for sale.

Cars For Sale / Wanted
Added: September 13, 2018 Modified: September 13, 2018
  • Location: Billingshurst, West Sussex, United Kingdom

For sale; MG 5225. The picture is from last year.

This is a 1936 MG TA Midget of which one or two bits are original.

This sale is dependant on the purchase of the TA’s replacement, and should be regarded as provisional.

TA0728 carries its original and distinctive registration number, MG 5225, it is fitted with an XPAG engine and TC gearbox. An early car with the wide tank and narrow rear wings.

Restored in the mid/late 1970s.
Body skinned in aluminium with aluminium wings and fuel tank, work by Peels of Kingston, with the aluminium bonnet by Wakefields of Byfleet. Original steel scuttle top and front apron and ‘modern’ steel running boards.

A fair quantity of spares will be sold with the car, including semi-refurbished (tuned) engine together with gearbox, wheels etc. Ask for (vague) list.

Regular use 1980-2000 averaging roughly 1,800 miles a year.

Laid up 2003 - 2016. Back on the road in 2017.

Recently re-commissioning work includes the fitting of Alfin type brake drums as part of a general brake overhaul. Still bedding in.

New Yuasa batteries.

Noisy valve gear, gearbox noisy on over-run except in 4th. New CW&P shortly before lay-up.

The tonneau cover needs replacement, a hood is required though the original frame and woodwork are included. Sidescreens tired but present.

Run it or restore it again!

Further details on request.

£25,000 offers considered.

Posted by: Peter Seager-Thomas

Telephone: +441403753447
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