Lorraine Noble-Thompson had been looking to get an MGBGTV8 in Aconite,
a colour she particularly liked, but found it difficult to find one
in that colour. Eventually she decided to go for a good car which
she could have carefully refurbished with a respray in Aconite.
Lorraine found one in Old English White advertised on the MGV8s for
Sale webpage on the V8 website. It was a 1973 Factory produced chrome
bumper car (originally Harvest Gold 0870) which was used as the basis
for a Heritage shell project carried out by McFadyen Classic Cars
in Motherwell. Following a careful inspection Lorraine bought the
car and has set about a careful refurbishment.
Information from the previous
the engine was previously overhauled by Brian Luti at the Dreadnought
Garage in Callander, it was taken out when the car was stipped down
and sent to Callander for checkover. Meanwhile work on the body has
been stripped ready for any necessary refurbishment work and then
See the progress reports: