Dad buys a sports car & finishes restoring it 27 years later - in time for his son's wedding

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Pictured: The car was completely stripped<br />
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A dad who bought a run down sports car the year his first child was born has finished restoring it 27 years later - just in time for his son's wedding.<br />
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David Townend, 60, bought the 1974 MG Midget in 1994 for almost £300.<br />
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He kept the rusty motor in his garage with the intention of returning it to its former glory.<br />
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But 'life got in the way' and the restoration project was put on the back burner.