MGBGTV8 restoration
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 owner
As 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 the respray.

See the progress reports:
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Updated: 230618
Posted: 221007