Hot Rod Garage Swaps a Ford V8 into a MGB

1964 MGB with a Ford 5.0 L V8

Tony and Lucky from Hot Rod Garage decide to swap some American torque into a light British chassis. They started with a 1964 MGB race car with fiberglass panels that weighs 1,260 lb without an engine and transmission. Then they will power the little roadster with a 5.0 L V8 and five-speed manual transmission from a 1986 Ford Mustang. The V8 from the factory made 200 horsepower and 285 lb-ft of torque however with a few upgrades it will make 250 horsepower. Although the 5.0 L V8 is a compact package the MGB needed to go under the knife so it would fit. Watch as this wild roadster comes to life.

1964 MGB with a Ford 5.0 L V8

1964 MGB with a Ford 5.0 L V8

1964 MGB with a Ford 5.0 L V8

1964 MGB with a Ford 5.0 L V8

1964 MGB with a Ford 5.0 L V8

Source: Hot Rod Garage

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