In reply to a post by mrobin Poor little car, I really don't think it's a Midget anymore though. Somehow what I came up with just doesn't work. This might interest you: I reversed the side brackets and modified the inlet and outlet fittings using copper plumbing fittings. The heater air duct required some slight reshaping on the underside to clear the bell housing and the right foot well required about a half inch dent from a hammer to clear the starter. Nissan seats with 5-point safety harness for driver. I'll go along with that.
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I did upgrade to the stiffer Midget rear springs and used lowering blocks to set the final ride height. Wire spoked wheels became available. This version suits later model, "rubber bumper era" cc MG Midgets. The last home-market cars were painted black. Here he is at Topeka. OxGord floor mats help make driving easier and comfortable.
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I modified an angle drive from an MGB to take the mounting ring for the T-5 speedometer gear and used an MGB overdrive cable to the speedometer. Since the fan will run anytime the ignition is on and the engine temperature is high enough, I added a bypass switch which will cut power to the fan in those circumstances to give more power to the starter. The detuned engine was used for reasons of model range placement — with the Cooper 'S' spec engine, the Midget could have been faster than the more expensive MGB. This floor mat is all weather protection for the interior of your vehicle with a non slip backing. Engine power output fell to
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Description: Minor facelift changes were made to the body trim in late model year , with the sills painted black, a revised recessed black grille, and squared off taillights as on the MGB. Production was 16, of the small-engined version and of the In late model year , US-spec cars received several safety additions: The increased ride heights affected handling, and anti-roll bars were added to help with the higher centre of gravity. Try to pick an engine that will fit rather than the largest thing available and then trying to modify the chassis to fit.