Iconic MG TC Roadster Build date: Thursday 21st November 1946.
Boasts a 4-cyl XPAG motor, 10.97 horsepower, 1250 cc, 66.5 mm bore, 90 mm stroke. Commenced production 1945 with chassis number TC-0251, production ended December 1949
This car has been in the ownership of the present owner since 1965 when the owner acquired the car when he was 16 years old. Assisted by his father they conducted a basic rebuild of the car and re-registered the car on 4th April 1967 The owner hill climbed the vehicle at Lakeland and Templestowe hill climbs in the late 1960's. The car was garaged from 1971 till 2007.
A major rebuild was undertaken in 2007 taking 3 years to complete. Works included complete re-wooding of body tub frame by renowned Geelong coachbuilder Anton Walker.
Re-working and straightening of panels, cutting out rust, prepping panels and professional painting has resulted in the fine presentation you see today.
Machining of crankshaft and flywheel to accommodate new improved oil seal kits to front and rear main bearing seals.
New upholstery linings, hood and carpets fitted. Some additional spares included (see list)
Car has been permanently garaged. Car has been regularly driven and is running well. Rated max bhp, 54 at 5200 rpm. Reluctant sale having been in the current ownership for well over 50 years.
Full Vehicle Details: https://burnsandco.hibid.com/lot/116681896/1946-mg-tc-roadster
Full Auction Lot: https://burnsandcoauctions.com.au/classic-car-auction-bayswater-vic-55/
AUCTION: Sunday 10th April 2022
4 Market Drive Bayswater, VIC 3153
Selling starting a 12:00pm noon (AEST)
Auctioneer: Ashley Burns 0408 618 294
Floor Manager: Anton Cooper 0427 383 531