1953 MG TDUK RHD car; five-speed
conversion; driven 30+ miles to the sale; nice colour combination with full
This well-presented 1953 TD was originally
registred JCA 846 according to its original Buff logbook and was first licenced
The continuation book shows that it was still wearing that
number in 1972, the subsequent old style V5 showing that it wore a private
number 4593 MG until that too was changed to the current 487 UYW.
not sure when the car was restored, as it certainly has been at some time, but
bills on file from 2012 to 2015 show some major work to the engine and new rear
The vendor acquired the car in 2019 through the MG magazine
since when he has undertaken just minor works such as a headlight rewire and new
steering column bushes.
He confirms it has a five-speed gearbox
conversion which gives an overdrive fifth and relaxed cruising as speed. It was
driven some 35 miles to the sale.
The car looks very nicely presented in
its black livery with tan hood and sidescreens. It has a dash full of the
correct instruments and was MOTd as recently as last year - the file consisting
of 21 old MOTs with a mileage change in 2012 which could indicate the fitting of
the alternative gearbox. There is its original handbook and three good books
including a TD workshop manual, The Original MG T Series and The Magic of
This is a very well cared for, usable and complete original UK
supplied TD.For more information - contact Matthew Parkin 07813