The first version, announced at the end of June was essentially a slightly more expensive badge-engineered version of the MkII Austin-Healey Sprite deluxe version. The original 'frogeye' Sprite had been introduced specifically to fill the gap in the market left by the end of production of the MG T-type Midget as its replacement, the MGA had been a significantly larger and more expensive car with greater performance. Many existing MG buyers turned to the Sprite to provide a modern low-cost sports car and so a badge-engineered MG version reusing the Midget name made sense.
How about a new fuel pump? Unfortunately, that is not usually the way things go. What really happens is that at the least opportune time, the car sputters and dies for no apparent reason, then mysteriously runs again, making you wonder what the heck is going on!
Jump to navigation. It was based upon the successful Austin Healey Frog Eye Sprite but with significant body changes and similar Sprite versions continued alongside to This was the case as it suffered the most significant changes of any MG of the period.
Having trouble posting or changing forum settings? The MG Experience www. Page 1 2 3. Locating and replacing fuel pump on 73 Midget 1.
Turbocharge Your MG Midget. One of the first problems with this conversion is that the bonnet can foul the Dashpot on the Carburettor and does foul the metro Plenum Chamber. If you have a left hand drive car then you have the added problem of the steering column, but if you see the photos page you will see how Arno Kosak has overcome this problem.
I cut an opening in the top of a new, unused tank, and installed an in-tank swirl pot home made to ensure a steady fuel supply at low fuel levels. This would not work on a pressure failure system car as the valve would react as if a line The first item to install will be the V8 bushings 52 on the wishbone arms. Roller rocker assembly.
Find great deals on eBay for mg midget gearbox and mg midget gearbox. Cores must have 1st motion shaft input shaft marked 22G The clutch on the MG Midget can only be accessed by removing the engine typical!
This MG Midget Convertible for sale is as fun and feisty to drive as it looks, with sharp lines that give the MG the classic look that we all want in our garage. Based off of the Austin Healey Sprite, the Midget was very similar in styling and functionality. The chrome strip down the side of the car is the The Midget is finished in an Orange paint, which is in very good condition, and has a complementary offset black vinyl interior and black convertible top.
It has had a smoking issue since I bought it, and I tried all the easier, noninvasive fixes such as Sea Foam additive, Marvel Oil additive, timing, retiming and retiming again. Whether you are looking for 4-speed, 5-speed or 6-speed MG Midget transmission we can help you get it. It was one of the last Midgets built with a cc engine. Having owned my Midget for a year and a half, I have encounted some of these problems.