I started tracking this car in 2000. I started my search by listing an interest in a twin-cam coupe on my Twin-Cam Register e-mail message board. I got responses from a few people who were interested in selling their coupes. This particular car was owned by George Porter who lived in Palos Verdes, CA. This wasn’t too far from my home so I decided to focus on this particular car. He was also selling a spare “complete” engine with the car. The coupe had an original matching number engine—somewhat rare with twin cams. George indicated that the car was owned by John W. Campbell, Jr. It was originally OEW but John painted it BRG w/yellow wheels!?! I never had any luck finding information on John Campbell—he supposedly was a photographer for Road & Track Magazine in the 60’s and early 70’s.
Guest Blogger: Tom Tallone’s 1959 MGA Twin-Cam Coupe
Guest Blogger Tom Tallone writes about the long road in restoring his 1959 MGA Twin-Cam Coupe.