MG Y Type 1951

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Lot No: 54

At a Glance:

Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
1951 MG Y Type 0 (Not Warranted) £17000 + buyers premium


This MG Y Type is well known for its appearances in the TV series Strathblair and also appeared in the publication “Abington Classics” by John Lawson demonstrating the Jackall system. The car lived most of its life in Scotland until the vendor purchased it in 2005 and ran it for a couple of years. The car was then subject to a very lengthy and full body off nut and bolt restoration which has just been completed. Which includes a full body restoration, all rust cut out and new panels let in as needed (see photos in file). Chassis sand blasted and powder coated, see file. Total interior refurb, Total engine rebuild. Gearbox rebuild, new clutch. Brakes stripped and rebuilt with all new brake pipes. Jackall system, each jack stripped and seviced with new seals etc, all new hydrolic pipes. New wiring harness. Wheels refurbed, new tyres. All chrome replated or renewed. Full suspension rebuild with new parts where needed. Many many new parts. Lots of bills,information and photos in the file. A total expenditure in the region of £35,000.

Please note: The engine will require running in for 1000 miles and the head pulling down.

Auctioneers notes: This car is superb the vendor is only selling due to ill health

Full Details:

Lot No. 54
Auction 28th April 2017 - 91% SOLD
Vehicle Make MG
Vehicle Model Y Type
Year of Manufacture 1951
Mileage 0 (Not Warranted)
Registration LXV857
Date first Registered 16-04-1951
Chassis Number Y6769
Engine Number G73602
Estimated Sale Price £13,750 -14,750

Please note: Current engine and chassis numbers are supplied by HPI. Prospective buyers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a vehicle and the accuracy of any statement made, be they statements of fact or opinion. All vehicles are sold as seen. If you cannot attend the auction please contact the office for a walk around description over the phone.

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