Peter & Mike
Production of the 74 Model year began in August of 73 (328101) with chrome
bumpers. In January of 74 (339095) large rubber overriders were added to
the chrome bumpers ("sabrinia" bumper)(some call this a 74-1/4). In
September of 74 (360301) production of the 74-1/2 began with full rubber
bumpers. In December of 74 (367901) production of the 75 model began.
Hope this helps.
3 74-1/2 MGB
1 75 anniversary MGB
> From: Peter Landy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Mike Lishego <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: When in '74?
> Date: Friday, October 24, 1997 5:09 AM
> Mike Lishego wrote:
> > I recently came across a slight quagmire when listlessly paging
> > old Vicky-Brit cat. I was reading the engine and car number page
that's right after
> > the index, and I saw that in '74, the rubber bumper cars began their
> > in September of '74. However, I'm absolutely positive that my '74
> > car has a manufacture date of October '74, according to the door sill
> Hello Mike
> I too have a '74 which is chrome bumpered all around with SUs. The way
> as I understand it, as a new MG owner, that the early 74's were not
> converted yet until sometimes after the middle of that year.
> Peter Landy
> '74 BGT
> '96 Toy 4R-SR5