New MGB GT

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Re: New MGB GT

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Well, Paint reckons it's this...
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I think it's Bronze Yellow but might just be Blaze.

https://www.mgexp.com/article/bmc-bl-pa ... -colors.67 British Leyland: MG, Triumph Paint Colours 1970-1972

Is that photo maximum pixels? If you've shrunk the pixel count down to get it small enough to post could you try cropping the photo instead?

It's just possible that it's not an MGB but a Midget. The rear end has a suspicion of quarter bumpers fitted.

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Paul-R wrote:
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If you've shrunk the pixel count down to get it small enough to post could you try cropping the photo instead?
That's a good idea: do a crop round the distant Widget, and post just that.

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Re: New MGB GT

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It passed within..lets say a couple of metres of me Paul, and it was definitely a chrome bumper MGB Roadster. it wasnt a colour I would seek out but it suited it, where it was, and the gentleman and lady driving it.

Potentially I could have allocated it a brighter shade than it actually was, but this is what I imagine was the colour. First thing I noticed when it came into view.

I know its a MGB Gt shown here but thats the colour which was very close to what it was...

Rover 3500 and MGB cars, Grange Park
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Not my best ever photograph :-D youve already heard my excuses. The photograph is as per the camera, I didnt mess about with it just loaded it up.

This is cut out of the original photo and loaded up.
Here it is all 5kb of it
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Have to say I dont know the answer on the colour, havent got the reg legible on the photo.

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For me thats Bronze Yellow or just possibly Bracken! :)

http://www.mgb-stuff.org.uk/paint.htm

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I have shoved a POTD of MG interest up here.

viewtopic.php?p=646530#p646530

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
02 Jun 2020, 20:18
I know its a MGB Gt shown here but thats the colour which was very close to what it was...
Yes, that's Bronze Yellow, as best as can be seen from a photo.

Interestingly, the car is RHD but looks as though it has American all amber sidelight/indicators.
NewcastleFalcon wrote:
02 Jun 2020, 20:32
This is cut out of the original photo and loaded up.
That's a bit better. I can now see that it is an MGB Roadster. It looks even more like it's Bronze Yellow.

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mickthemaverick wrote:
02 Jun 2020, 20:38
For me thats Bronze Yellow or just possibly Bracken! :)

http://www.mgb-stuff.org.uk/paint.htm
Both the Bronze Yellow and Bracken look more brown than in real life from those chip charts.

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
02 Jun 2020, 20:56
I have shoved a POTD of MG interest up here.

viewtopic.php?p=646530#p646530

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If you zoom in on the sales brochure at the front in the display cabinet I'm pretty sure that's also Bronze Yellow.

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Paul-R wrote:
02 Jun 2020, 22:33
I can now see that it is an MGB Roadster.
Phew! Pleased about that Paul. Car spotting reputation remains intact for now! I would have had to hang up my boots if it had proved to be a Midget!

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For the MG enthusiast just as an example I have posted up a link here

viewtopic.php?p=646692#p646692

To the MG's appearing At Mathewsons auction this Saturday.

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This is pretty much like the one I saw if I recall right. Up for Auction SWVA 26 June 2020. Whats the colour of this one?

https://www.swva.co.uk/classic-car/mg-b-roadster-1970/

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Bronze Yellow methinks.

Note that although it's the facelift model (as shown by the rear lamps), the overiders don't yet have the rubber inserts.

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Totally gorgeous dog-walk spot this morning, and the MG enthusiasts will no doubt identify the shade. Edit From the horses mouth and thumbs up to Geoff for an interesting conversation. The colour is Iris Blue, not the original which was British Racing Green.
gleaming chrome gorgeous blue
gleaming chrome gorgeous blue
the rear view
the rear view
a wire wheel
a wire wheel
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