Half Restored or Half Baked: 1972 MG Midget

This next car isn’t a museum piece or a rusty barn find…no, it is neither — it lives somewhere in the seedy underworld of automotive purgatory. This half-fixed classic needs someone to expunge its past sins and prepare it for automotive Valhalla or sell it for scrap. But for $1500, you could go either way and break even. Find this 1972 MG Midget offered for $1500 in Cuero, TX via craigslist.

From the seller:

1972 MG Midet
condition: good
cylinders: 4 cylinders
fuel: gas
odometer: 78801
paint color: green
title status: clean
transmission: manual

1972 MG Midget Project. This will be a Nice, Solid Driver Car. This is not a Museum Piece. It is not a trophy winning show car. Is is a solid, rust free project. Project means that there is work to be done to complete the car. Project doesn’t mean that it just needs a wash and a wax. Fresh Paint on body, doors, hood and trunk lid still in primer. Need interior, have seat frames and convertible top frame. Motor has not run in 10 years, but does turn over with the starter and does fire. Not going to start engine before exhaust is installed because it’s pretty loud otherwise. 1972 year model has round rear wheel openings which make it a little more rare, most models of the midget have square openings. Clear title in my name.

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