1100 engine and transmission for sale in USA - $100

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Re: 1100 engine and transmission for sale in USA - $100

Post by Winstrol »

Really? A VDP? No wonder it has no valve cover...someone already snatched that fancy VDP chrome valve cover. They made for USA only 154 “MG Princess”, and never imported the regular Vanden Plas so I bet it came out of one of those. Basically a Vanden Plas 1100 with MG hubcaps was the extent of the badge engineering, although the brochure showed a MG badge on the grill it appears to not ever exist in real life! They’re super rare, and I want one.

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Re: 1100 engine and transmission for sale in USA - $100

Post by mnicoop63 »

Is that a hole in the head to the left of thermostat area?

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Re: 1100 engine and transmission for sale in USA - $100

Post by goff »

whistler wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:14 pm
Engine number comes up as possible a Vanden Plas 1100 which I think was the same or very similar spec to the MG1100.
No its not Vanden Plas , Its MG1100 .

Vanden Plas engine No starts with 10V TA H*****

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Re: 1100 engine and transmission for sale in USA - $100

Post by whistler »

I did say possibly.

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Re: 1100 engine and transmission for sale in USA - $100

Post by Costafortune »

A twin carburettor 1100 unit should also have a close ratio gearset iirc. So basically a Cooper 997/8 box with a different (and now broken) diff housing. Easily sorted. 8-)

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Re: 1100 engine and transmission for sale in USA - $100

Post by Winstrol »

I haven’t managed to sell anything off this engine yet, even items previously mentioned as spoken for... so I’m taking offers on any part or whole. Can ship parts.

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