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|I am restoring a 1958 MGA as a driver and have acquired a 2.8L Ford motor & transmission that I would like to use for this application. Would like to hear from anyone who has done something similar, links to conversion parts, etc.. Thanks in advance for your assistance. I look forward to hearing from you !!|
|There is a thread for MGB engine conversions in this BBS. It has a lot of information that could be helpfull. |
Go to http://www.britishv8.org/ there is a lot about swaps of any kind, not just V8.
|R J Brown|
|The MGA is much more difficult to convert than the MGB, and much/most of the parts avialable for that task in the MGB are inapplicable for the A.|
I prefer using a tuned MGB engine in an MGA, but if you must convert, see http://www.rhodo.citymax.com/Jamaican.html
The Ford is old hat and old technology. The newer GM V6 packs more punch into the same size package, IMO
|We have a fellow in our local club, Jim Weibe <email@example.com> that has a GM V-6 in his MGA. A very nice installation and very fast.I don't think he posts to BBS. But he is very helpful, e-mail him direct.|
|i have a 1960 mga with a 2.8 ford v6 cologne engine and tranny , i would be happy to talk to you about mine, just send me a pm, thanks, jim|
|The second row of photos might interest you. A web search will surely put you in touch with the owner.|
|And by the way, I too prefer a warmed up early 1800 engine. Quick enough for me, and it still has that vintage feel, sound and look.|
|Here is a 3.4 GM engine in my MGA. (The body is non-stock, but everything relevant to doing a swap is.
|Mark, there are photos and details of my 215 Buick powered MGA on the net. Google lyle jacobson mga v8.|
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