Registry: 1955 MG TF 1500

Lonnie Cook's 1955 MG TF 1500
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  • Previous owner's wife, c.1965 (I love this photo!!)

  • The TF made Jo Ann smile six months before we bought it.

  • On the road to the polo matches: '54 Bentley, '60 MGA, '54 TF, '55 TF-1500

Loved the car the first time that I saw it. Bought it six months later. Probably has always been in Florida. Previous owner = 43 years. Another owner in mid-1960's lives only a couple of miles from me and has become a good friend.

Vehicle Information

Owner: Lonnie Cook   [Lonnie Cook]
Location: Orlando, FL, USA USA
Status: Running

Model Year:1955
Build Date:1954-09-23
Original Colour:MG Red (paint code "C")
Current Colour:MG Red
Odometer:33,200 miles
Body Code:MG Red
Engine Type:1466 cc 4-cyl
Engine Code:XPEG / 977
Last Updated:2016-02-25 08:06:13


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Member Comments on Registry: 1955 MG TF 1500   ↵
2016-03-12 10:21:30 # 32799
Comment by Dennis Rainey
Lonnie, First of all, let me say that I think your TF is stunning. I had one myself but sold it when my fleet was getting too big. Been sorry ever since but the new owner has become a friend and sends me pics of car show winnings. Anyway, I have a question for ya, I thought that all TF-1500s came out of Abington with wire wheels. Did you or the PO convert or am I wrong? Again, a beautiful car.Dennis
2016-03-12 11:45:54 # 32800
Comment by Lonnie Cook
Thanks for the compliment, Dennis.I believe that about 60% of TFs were produced with wire wheels. The remaining 40% had disk wheels like mine. So, I guess that I could say that my TF has the "rare" disk wheel option!! The car has always had disk wheels.Wire-wheel TFs have a wider track than disk-wheel cars.WIRE = 48-3/16" front; 50-13/16" rearDISK = 47-3/8" front; 50" rearLonnieTF7211

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2016-02-25 08:06:13

Changes from 2016-02-24 09:10:33 to previous 2013-12-16 16:53:56
Mileage added   33,200
Body Code added   MG Red
Engine Type added   1466 cc 4-cyl
Engine Code added   XPEG / 977
Trans Type added   4-speed

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Dec 16, 2013 Lonnie Cook  USA Added to Registry (ID 23070)

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