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MG are a Brit automotive marque subscribed because of the defunct MG vehicle business brief, a Brit sports vehicle maker started into the 1920s as a business marketing sideline within W R Morris's Oxford city retail selling and provider business

MG MGA MGB GT 1955 1968 Glovebox Service Repair Manual Brooklands Books Ltd UK

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MG MGA MGB GT 1955 - 1968 (Glovebox) Owners Service Repair Manual is a Compact A5 size manual in the Glovebox series.Covers the following models: MGA 1955 - 1959 MGA 1600 MGA 1600 MK2 1959 - 1962 MGA Twin Cam 1958 MGB 1962 - 1968 MGB MGB GT 1965 - 1968Contents: Engine. Fuel System. Ingition System. Cooling System. Clutch. Gearbox. Propeller Shaft Rear Axle Rear Suspension. Front Suspension Hubs. Steering System. Braking System. Electrical System. Wiring Diagram for MGA 1500. Wiring Diagram for MGA 1600 Also for MGA Twin Cam from Chassis Numbers 2913 Tourer and 2292 Coupe. Wiring Diagram for MGA Twin Cam up to Chassis Numbers 2192 Tourer and 2291 Coupe RHD and LHD. Wiring Diagram for MGB Early Cars. Wiring Diagram for MGB Later Cars. Bodywork.Part Number OWM 955.Information on Repair and Service ManualsNote that repair manuals are normally produced for models sold in a particular country.Differences in specification

MG MGC 1967 1969 Workshop Service Repair Manual Brooklands Books Ltd UK

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MG MGC 1967 - 1969 Workshop Owners Service Repair Manual Covers the six-cylinder MGC 1967-1969.Contents: Data Lubrication Maintenance Engine Fuel System Carburation - Twin SU / HS6 Cooling System Clutch Gearbox and Overdrive Automatic Transmission Propeller Shaft and Final Drive Suspension Steering Brakes Instruments Electrical Wiring Diagram From Car N0 101 to 4235 Tourer - Wiring Diagram From Car N0 101 to 4265 GT Wiring Diagram From Car N0 101 to 4235 Tourer USA and Canada - Wiring Diagram From Car N0 101 4265 GT USA and Canada Wiring Diagram From Car N0 4236 Tourer - Wiring Diagram From Car N0 4266 Wiring Diagram From Car N0 4236 USA and Canada - Wiring Diagram From Car N0 4266 USA and Canada Body Windscreen Washers Service ToolsOriginally published by British Leyland Motor Corporation in 1970.This Edition first printed under Licence in 1995.Part Number AKD7133/2Information on Repair and Service ManualsNote that repair manuals are normally produced for models sold in a particular country.Differences in specification can exist between models sold i

How to Improve MGB, MGC and MGB V8

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How to Improve MGB MGC and MGB V8 by Roger WilliamsThis title covers all aspects of improving these cars for today s conditions and for higher performance generally; in the areas of power braking appearance and comfort. This updated and revised edition includes information on numerous new subjects such as V6 engines air-conditioning ignition improvements engine management and weight reduction. There is also an individual chapter on the various engines involved and in particular some original and unique research on (four cylinder) cylinder head performance and comparisons. New updated and revised second edition applies to hundreds of thousands of MGBs MGCs and MGB V8s. This title discusses how to improve performance braking handling reliability appearance and comfort. The author is a production engineer with real practical experience of improving these cars. This title features step-by-step illustrated procedures. Integracar attempts to furnish a broad diversity of se


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MG by Jonathan WoodAs Britain s most popular sporting marque MG has emerged as one of a handful of British motoring names to survive into the 21st century. From the quintessential open two-seater MG Midget through the booming post-war years and the emergence of MG as a provider of sports cars for the world Jonathan Wood provides an in-depth analysis of the rise and fall of a motoring legend. Examining the various models in detail the author covers the financial and corporate traumas which afflicted the company its brief resurgence in 1995 with the release of the MGF and the final sad chapter which saw a British icon sold off to foreign investors. As production begins again at the Longbridge factory after a three-year hiatus this is an informative and at times touching glimpse into the history of one of the world s most recognisable sports cars.MG by Jonathan Wood

MGB Restoration Manual

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MGB Restoration Manual by Lindsay PorterGive new life to your MGB! With the aid of nearly 1 400 illustrations and a text aimed at the do-it-yourselfer this information-packed volume provides detailed step-by-step information on everything you need to renovate your MGB body interior upholstery engine and electrical components. Contains complete and detailed information on how to build a Heritage MGB and tells how to buy an MGB MGC or MGB V8 and the pitfalls to avoid. The finest MGB restoration book published to date. Integracar attempts to make available a substantial collection of workshop guides. Conversely service manuals can sometimes be manufactured for various countries and the motor vehicles designed for those countries. Which is why not all repair manuals may be desirable for your selected car. If you have questions whether or not a specific

The MG Midget and Austin Healey Sprite High Performance Manual

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The MG Midget and Austin Healey Sprite High Performance Manual by Daniel N.J. StapletonThis completely revised updated and enlarged book is the complete guide to building a fast MG Midget or Austin-Healey Sprite for road or track. Daniel has been continuously developing his own Spridget for years and he really does know what works and what doesn t when it comes to building a fast Midget or Sprite. Best of all this book covers every aspect of the car from the tyre contact patch up to the rollover bar and from radiator back to exhaust tailpipe. With 400 mainly colour photos and exclusive tuning advice this is a must for any Sprite or Midget owner. Integracar attempts to give you a diverse number of service manuals. Nevertheless workshop manuals may just be manufactured for specific countries and the automobiles engineered for those nations. Thus not all maintenance manuals may be effective for your particular automobile. If you have any enquiries whether a certain service manual is eligible for your automobile do not hesitate to get in contact with us hereThe MG Midget and Austin Healey Sprite High Performance Manua

MG Midget and A-H Sprite

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MG Midget A-H Sprite by Terry HorlerThat a vehicle born in the late 1950s and ending production in 1979 would still be owned and driven today was way beyond the expectations of the original manufacturer. Hence today s Midget and Sprite owner needs to be aware of the special problems that can emerge through continued use. Just how do you look after and maintain a vehicle built last century? This book helps you identify all the things you need to be aware of to avoid trouble. The shortcomings the odd funny noise that little something that just does not seem quite right we sort them out. The book systematically describes all the main components of the Midget/Sprite and details what can go wrong with each. Being able to identify simple warning signs can keep you ahead of a big repair bill - and possibly save you from being stranded at the road side. Integracar attempts to put up a sizeable collection of service manuals. Even so service manuals can sometimes be created for several different countries and the cars delivered for those nations. This is why not all workshop m

MGF 1995 on Service Repair Manual Brooklands Books Ltd UK

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MGF 1995-on Owners Service Repair Manual covers all MGF models from 1995 to the end of production.Engines covered - K Series: 1.6 MPi 1588 cc 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC 1.8 MPi 1796 cc 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC 1.8 VVC 1796 cc 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC variable valve timingTransmissions covered: G4 BP 5-speed manual (1.6 MPi) C6 BP 5-speed manual (1.8 MPi) C4 BP 5-speed manual (1.8 VVC) Steptronic (EM-CVT) VT1-11A Constantly Variable Transmission (CVT)Contents: General Information Maintenance Engine Emission Control Engine Management System - MEMS 1.9/2J/3 Fuel Delivery System Cooling System Manifold and Exhaust Systems Clutch Manual Gearbox Automatic Gearbox - EM-CVT Drive Shafts Steering Suspension Brakes Restraint Systems Body Heating and Ventilation Air Conditioning Wipers and Washers Electrical System Instruments Hydragas Suspension also includedThis Manual Includes the following Publications: MGF Workshop Manual - RCL 0051ENG (8th Edition) K Series Engine Overhaul Manual - RCL 0057ENG (6th Edition) PG1 Manual Gearbox Overhaul Manual RCL 0124 (

MGB Electrical Systems

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MGB Electrical Systems by Rick AstleyThis book is essential reading for every MGB enthusiast. The mechanical aspects and the restoration of the vehicle have been written about in numerous publications but the so often maligned electrical systems has never before been comprehensively covered. For those new to vehicle electrical systems the book provides a simple primer using mechanical analogies. Each system in the car has its own chapter with simple and uncluttered circuit diagrams in which each wire can be seen in its real colours. More than a how-to-do guide the book also explains the why of each system and procedure aiding diagnostics when things don t go quite as they should. The many fault finding guides help pin those elusive problems down. For those wishing to improve the car for reliability and safety. Integ

MG Midget 1500 1975 1979 Service Repair Manual Brooklands Books Ltd UK

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MG Midget 1500 1975 - 1979 Owners Service Repair Manual Covers all 1500 models including those with US [Including Californian] Canadian and UK Specifications.This Manual is an Enlarged Edition of AKM 4071 including Material from previous Workshop Manuals and from Supplements AKM 367 AKM3327 AKM 3438 AND AKM 4071/1.Contents:. General Specifications. Engine Tuning Data. Torque Wrench Settings. General Fitting Instructions. Service Lubricants. Fuel Fluid Capacities. Maintenance. Engine [UK USA Specs.]. Emission Control. Fuel System [UK USA Specs.]. Cooling System [UK USA Specs.]. Manifold Exhaust System [UK USA]. Clutch. Gearbox. Propeller Shaft. Rear Axle. Steering [RHD LHD]. Front Suspension. Brakes [RHD LHD]. Body. Heating Ventilation. Windscreen/Windshield Wipers. Electrical. Instruments [RHD LHD]. Service Tools. Absorption


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MGF by David KnowlesLaunched at the 1995 Geneva Motor Show the MGF continues to fascinate enthusiasts worldwide. This all-color volume chronicles how MG recaptured its heritage through the MGF. Follow the evolution of the MGF visit its launch in 1995 examine competition performances and experience speed record-breaking with the MGF-based EX253 and EX255. This book also contains information on performance road tests customizing and tuning.MGF by David Knowles

MG MGB GT V8 Workshop Manual Supplement Official Publication Brooklands Books Ltd UK

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Workshop Manual Supplement for MGB GT V8 Covers: General Specification Data Engine Tuning Data Torque Wrench Settings Recommended Lubricants Fuel Fluids and Capacities Maintenance Engine Fuel System (SU Type H1F6 Carburetter) Cooling System Manifolds Clutch Overdrive Body Electrical Wiring Diagram Service ToolsOriginally published by British Leyland Motor Corporation in 1973.This Edition printed under Licence from Rover Group Ltd.Part Number: AKD8468.Information on Repair and Service ManualsNote that repair manuals are normally produced for models sold in a particular country.Differences in specification can exist between models sold in different countries and items such as installed engines can differ.Please check that the manual will cover your model before purchase and if you need more detail please contact us here..

MGB GT 1800 1962 1980 Haynes Service Repair Manual UK

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MGB GT (1800) 1962 - 1980 Haynes Owners Service Repair Manual covers: Roadster and GT Coupe.Engines covered are all in line 4 cylinders OHV 1798 cc: Type 18G and 18GA with 3 main bearings Type 18GB and later with 5 main bearings.Transmissions: Models 18G 18GA and 18GB - 4-speed manual with non-synchro 1st gear (with Laycock Type D overdrive where fitted) Later models - 4-speed manual with synchro on all forward gears (with Laycock Type LH overdrive where fitted) Borg Warner Type 35 3-speed automatic transmission.Does NOT cover MGB GT V8.Inside this manual you will find: Routine Maintenance tune-up procedures engine repair cooling and heating air-conditioning fuel and exhaust emissions control ignition brakes suspension and steering electrical systems and wiring diagrams.Haynes repair manuals can save you money on maintenance and repair bills. Step-by-step

MG MGB 1800 Tuning

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MG MGB 1800 Tuning by Brooklands Books LtdThis is an M.G. Tuning Booklet which deals specifically with the series MGB (1800cc engine). It is laid out to give details for progressively increasing the power. Tuning hints are included for the racing enthusiasts who want to go to the limit and who have facilities to modify or make up special parts for their vehicles. Integracar attempts to have a broad diversity of service manuals. Unfortunately repair manuals can be designed for foreign nations and the vehicles engineered for those countries. Consequently not all workshop manuals may be fitting for your selected vehicle. If you have important questions whether a selected workshop manual is relevant for your motor vehicle feel free to e-mail us hereMG MGB 1800 Tuning by Brooklands Books Ltd

MG Midget and Austin-Healey Sprite Restoration Manual

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MG Midget and Austin-Healey Sprite Restoration Manual by Lindsay PorterIf youre planning to restore your Midget or Sprite youve come to the right place! This fully revised and updated work contains detailed information on how to build a car using a Rover Group/Heritage bodyshell. With the aid of more than 1 000 illustrations and a text aimed at the do-it-yourselfer this book tells you how to renovate bodywork chassis and interiors; how to give new life to mechanical and electrical components; and how to modify your car for improved performance. Integracar attempts to furnish a substantial spectrum of service guides. Nevertheless workshop manuals can be manufactured for many kinds of nations and the automobiles designed for those countries. Due to this fact not all repair manuals may be acceptable for your individual motor vehicle. If you have any


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MGB and MGB GT by Roger WilliamsBuying a car is an expensive business and mistakes can prove costly financially and in time effort and stress. Wouldn t it be great if you could take an expert with you? With the aid of this book s step-by-step guidance from a marque specialist you can! You ll discover all you need to know

Complete Official Mgb

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Complete Official Mgb by British LeylandThis MGB repair manual was prepared in close cooperation with British Leyland Motors in order to provide complete authentic maintenance and repair information. The Driver s Handbook which comprises the first part of this manual is the handbook which was provided with new MGBs. The Workshop Manual which comprises the second-and largest-portion of this manual is the official MGB factory repair manual. This manual contains emission control information that applies specifically to MGBs manufactured for the US market and a complete illustrated catalog of special tools. Including the most up-to-date accurate and comprehensive service information available for 1975-1980 MGBs this manual is an indispensable resource for both the professional mechanic and the MGB enthusiast. The publisher has incorporated additional factory procedures and specifications that have become available following the publication of the original factory information. Integracar tries to offer a considerable number of servicing manuals. Conv

Austin MG Rover Montego 1984 1995 Haynes Service Repair Manual

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Austin/MG/Rover Montego 2.0 Petrol 1984 - 1995 manual covers: Saloon and Estate including Turbo Vanden Plas Including Special/Limited Editions 1984 - 1995 A to M2.0 litre (1994cc) For coverage of 1.3 litre 1.6 litre petrol models see Manual HA1066. For coverage of Diesel engine see Manual HA1857.Inside this manual you will find: Routine Maintenance tune-up procedures engine repair cooling and heating air-conditioning fuel and exhaust emissions control ignition brakes suspension and steering electrical systems and wiring diagrams.Haynes repair manuals can save you money on maintenance and repair bills. Step-by-step procedures and illustrations guide you through every job from basic maintenance and troubleshooting to complete teardown rebuild.Information on Repair and Service ManualsNote that repair manuals are normally produced for models sold in a particular country.Differences in specification can exist between models sold in different countries and items such as installed engines can differ.Please check that the manual will cover your model before purchase and

Original MG T Series

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Original MG T Series by Anders Ditlev ClausagerThe T Series MGs TA TB TC TD and TF evoke the living spirit of traditional sports car motoring. All five models are illustrated in superb detail supported by an authoritative text aimed at helping owners get their cars right. The TA and TB Tickford Drophead Coupmodels and the rare Arnolt-MG are included. This is a re-issue of one of the most popular titles from the celebrated Original series accepted by classic car owners buyers and enthusiasts as the definitive source of advice on correct original and authentic specifications and equipment drawn from factory records parts lists and catalogues as well as the accumulated knowledge of the most respected restorers. Integracar tries to have a significant number of service guides. Although maintenance manuals may just be released for assorted nations and the automobiles developed for those nations. That is why not all owners manuals may be effective for your particular vehicle. If you have any important questions whether or not a certain owners manual is appropriate for your vehicle feel free to contact us hereOrigina

Rover 25 MG ZR 1999 2004 Haynes Service Repair Manual

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Rover 25 MG ZR Petrol Diesel 1999 - 2004 V-54 reg manual covers: Rover 25 and MG ZR.Engines covered: 1120cc 4 cylinder petrol 1396cc 4 cylinder petrol 1589cc 4 cylinder petrol 1796cc 4 cylinder petrol 1994cc 4 cylinder turbo-dieselPlease note: This manual Does not cover 1.1 litre SOHC or 1.8 litre DOHC VVC petrol engines Rover 25 GTi or MG ZR160 Stepspeed / Steptronic automatic transmission or Streetwise range.Inside this manual you will find: Routine Maintenance tune-up procedures engine repair cooling and heating air-conditioning fuel and exhaust emissions control ignition brakes suspension and steering electrical systems and wiring diagrams.Haynes repair manuals can save you money on maintenance and repair bills. Step-by-step procedures and illustrations guide you thr

MG TF 2002 on Workshop Manual Brooklands Books Ltd UK

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MG TF (2002-on) Owners Workshop Manual is a re-issue of the official factory manual and includes the following supplements: MG TF Workshop Manual RCL 0493(2)ENG quot;Kquot; Series Engine Overhaul Manual RCL 0057ENG (6th edition) PG1 Manual Gearbox Overhaul Manual RCL 0124 (2nd edition) MG TF Electrical Library including Circuit Diagrams RCL 0495(2)ENGCovers all components and tasks in great detail for both minor and major repairs Covering the following engines: 1.6 Litre (1589 cc) quot;Kquot; Series multi-point fuel-injected 4 cylinder 1.8 Litre (1796 cc) quot;Kquot; Series multi-point fuel-injected 4 cylinder 1.8 Litre (1796 cc) quot;Kquot; Series VVC multi-point fuel-injected 4 cylinderContents: Introduction General Information Information Torque Wrench Settings Lifting and Towing Capacities Fluids and Lubricants Maintenance Engine Engine Management System - MEMS Cooling System Manifold Exhaust Systems Manual Gearbox Clutch Automatic Gearbox - EM CVT Drive Shafts Steering Front Suspension Rear Suspe

because of the company's supervisor, Cecil Kimber. Best-known for its two-seat open activities automobiles, MG also created saloons and coupés. Kimber ended up being a worker of William Morris; MG are the initials for Morris Garages.

The MG business ended up being Morris's individual belongings until 1 July 1935 as he offered MG to his holding providers, Morris Motors brief, restructuring their holdings before issuing shares in Morris Motors into general public in 1936. MG underwent numerous changes in ownership you start with Morris merging with Austin when you look at the Brit engine Corporation brief in 1952. MG became the MG Division of BMC in 1967 and so a factor associated with the 1968 merger that produced British Leyland engine Corporation. Because of the start of 2000 MG had been part of the MG Rover Group which registered receivership in 2005 and also the possessions therefore the MG brand name had been bought by Nanjing car Group for GB£53 million. Manufacturing restarted in 2007 in China, and later at Longbridge plant in the UK underneath the existing manufacturer MG engine. The very first all-new model from MG in the united kingdom for 16 years, the MG 6, ended up being officially launched on 26 June 2011.

The original MG marque was in continuous utilize, excluding the extent associated with Second World War, for 56 ages after its beginning in 1923. The production of predominantly two-seater sports vehicles ended up being focused at a factory in Abingdon, some 10 kilometers south of Oxford. The Brit Motor firm competition department has also been situated during the Abingdon plant, producing numerous winning rally and cars, until the Abingdon factory closed and MGB manufacturing ceased inside Autumn of 1980.

Between 1982 and 1991, the MG marque always badge-engineer sportier versions of Austin Rover's Metro, Maestro, and Montego ranges. The MG marque had not been revived in its very own right until 1992, utilizing the MG RV8 – an updated MGB Roadster with a Rover V8 motor, that has been previewed on 1992 Birmingham Motor Show, with low-volume manufacturing commencing in 1993.

Another revival arrived in the summertime of 1995, whenever high-volume MG F two-seater roadster was launched.

The MG marque, combined with Rover marque, decided to go to the MG Rover group in-may 2000, when BMW "broke up" the Rover team. This arrangement have the return of MG badges on sportier Rover-based cars including the MG ZT in 2001, along side a modified MG F design, referred to as MG TF, established in 2002; but all production ceased in April 2005 whenever MG Rover moved into management.

The possessions of MG Rover are purchased by Chinese carmaker Nanjing car in July 2005, afterwards purchased by SAIC in December 2007, which now operate a British subsidiary, MG Motor.

The first design, the 1924 MG 14/28 consisted of a sporting human anatomy on a Morris Oxford framework. This car model carried on through a number of versions following the updates to your Morris. The first vehicle which can be referred to as a fresh MG, versus a modified Morris was the MG 18/80 of 1928 which have a purpose created chassis therefore the earliest appearance for the traditional straight MG grille. A smaller sized vehicle premiered in 1929 aided by the firstly an extended type of Midgets starting with the M-Type centered on a 1928 Morris mild framework. MG established a name for itself during the early times of the game of intercontinental car rushing. Starting before and continuing after globe War II, MG created a line of cars known as the T-Series Midgets which, post-war, are exported worldwide, achieving greater profits than anticipated. These included the MG TC, MG TD, and MG TF, all of which had been on the basis of the pre-war MG TB, and updated with every consecutive design.

MG departed from its early in the day type of Y-Type saloons and pre-war styles and circulated the MGA in 1955. The MGB was launched in 1962 to meet interest in an even more modern and comfortable low rider. In 1965 the fixed-head coupé followed: the MGB GT. With consistent news, mostly to conform to increasingly stringent United States emissions and security requirements, the MGB ended up being produced until 1980. Between 1967 and 1969 a short-lived design labeled as the MGC was released. The MGC ended up being on the basis of the MGB system, but with a bigger six-cylinder engine, and significantly worse maneuvering. MG also began making the MG Midget in 1961. The Midget had been a re-badged and somewhat restyled second-generation Austin-Healey Sprite. Towards dismay of numerous enthusiasts, the 1974 MGB ended up being the past design made out of chrome bumpers because latest US safety laws; the 1974½ bore thick black colored rubberized bumpers that some stated ruined the outlines for the vehicle. In 1973, the MGB GT V8 was launched utilizing the ex-Buick Rover V8 system and had been built until 1976. As with the MGB, the Midget build ended up being regularly modified through to the Abingdon factory closed-in October 1980 while the last of number was made. The badge was also placed on variations of BMC saloons like the BMC ADO16, that was in addition readily available as a Riley, but with the MG pitched as slightly even more "sporty".

The marque resided on after 1980 under BL, being used on many Austin saloons such as the Metro, Maestro, and Montego. In unique Zealand, the MG badge also made an appearance in the late 1980s Montego property, labeled as the MG 2.0 Si truck. There is a quick competitive record with a mid-engined, six-cylinder version of the Metro. The MG Metro complete manufacturing in 1990 in the release of a Rover-only design. The MG Maestro and MG Montego stayed for sale until 1991, when production of these versions was pruned in purchase for Rover to concentrate on the more contemporary 200 Series and 400 Series. Powerful Rover Metro, 200 and 400 GTi models had opted available for sale in belated 1989 and throughout 1990 whilst the MG version of the Metro was discontinued in 1990 and variations associated with the Maestro and Montego had been axed in 1991.

The Rover team revived the two-seater aided by the MG RV8 in 1992. The all-new MGF continued purchase in 1995, becoming the first mass-produced "real" MG sports vehicle since the MGB stopped manufacturing in 1980.

After the May 2000 acquisition associated with MG and Rover brands by the Phoenix Consortium additionally the forming of this new MG Rover team, the MG number ended up being broadened during summer of 2001 with the introduction of three activities products based on the contemporary range of Rover automobiles. The MG ZR had been on the basis of the Rover 25, the MG ZS in the Rover 45, and the MG ZT/ZT-T from the Rover 75.

The MG Rover team bought Qvale, which had bought out development of the De Tomaso Bigua. This car, renamed the Qvale Mangusta and already accepted for sale in the United States, created the cornerstone of MG XPower SV, an "extreme" V8-engined low rider. It was disclosed in 2002 and proceeded sale in 2004.

The MGB was a two-door sports car made and marketed because of the British engine organization, later on Uk Leyland, as a four-cylinder, soft-top roadster from 1962 until 1980. Variations are the MGB GT three-door 2+2 coupé, the six-cylinder roadster and coupé MGC, additionally the eight-cylinder 2+2 coupé, the MGB GT V8.

Replacing the MGA in 1962, production of the MGB and its alternatives continuing until 1980, achieving selling for MGB, MGC and MGB GT V8 blended of 523,836 automobiles. The MGB bodyshell is reprised in modified form with a limited run of 2,000 MG RV8 roadsters.

Motor: All MGBs used the BMC B-Series system. This engine is essentially an enlarged version of that used within the MGA with displacement being increasing from 1622 cc to 1798 cc. The sooner cars utilized a three primary bearing crankshaft, 18G-series. In February 1964 positive crank-case respiration was introduced and system prefix altered to 18GA, until October 1964, whenever a five-bearing crankshaft build ended up being introduced, engine prefix became 18GB. Horse power ended up being ranked at 95net bhp on both 5 main bearing and early in the day 3-bearing automobiles with peak power coming at 5400 rpm with a 6000 rpm redline. Torque output on MGB had a peak of 110 lb·ft gas consumption had been around 25mpg. US requirements automobiles spotted energy fall in 1968 with all the introduction of emission criteria as well as the using air or smog pumps. In 1971 UK spec automobiles nonetheless have 95 bhp at 5,500 rpm, with 105 lb·ft torque at 2500 rpm. System prefix became 18V in addition to SU carburettor needles are altered for reasons of the latest emission laws, under ECE15. By 1973 it was 94 bhp; by 1974 it was 87, with 103 lb·ft torque; by 1975 it was 85 with 100 lb·ft. Some California specification automobiles produced just around 70 hp because of the late 1970s. The compression proportion was also decreased from 9 to 1 to 8:1 on United States spec automobiles in 1972.

Carburation: All MGBs from 1963 to 1974 put twin 1.5-inch SU carburettors. United States spec automobiles from 1975 made use of a single Stromberg 1.75-inch carburettor mounted on a combination intake–exhaust manifold. This considerably reduced energy in addition to producing longevity problems due to the fact catalytic converter had a tendency to crack the intake–exhaust manifold. All MGBs made use of a SU-built electric gas pump.

Gearbox:: All MGBs from 1962 to 1967 made use of a four-speed handbook gearbox with a non-synchromesh, straight-cut very first equipment. Optional overdrive ended up being offered. This gearbox had been based on which used within the MGA with a few minor improvements to cope with the excess result of the larger MGB motor. In 1968 early gearbox was replaced by a complete synchromesh product based on the MGC gearbox. This device had been made to handle the 150net bhp of 3-litre system associated with MGC and is thus over-engineered when mated aided by the standard MGB B-Series motor. Actually, similar transmission was even found in the 3.5-litre V-8 type of the MGB-GT-V8. A computerized three-speed transmission has also been supplied as a factory solution, but turned out to be fairly unpopular.

Electrically involved overdrive gearboxes are a readily available option on all MGBs. The overdrive device had been operational in third and 4th gears but the overall proportion in third equipment overdrive is approximately just like fourth gear direct. The overdrive product had been engaged by a toggle change situated on the dashboard. The switch ended up being moved to the top the gearshift knob in 1977. Overdrives are fitted to lower than 20percent of all MGBs, which makes it a rather desirable function.

There have been three several types of overdrive transmissions fitted to the MGB.

1962–1964, 1965–1967

Laycock Means D OD
a gap within the bell housing where in actuality the starter nose pokes through
"Shield" shaped access cover
1020 TPM for OD and 1040 TPM for non-OD

Note: The gearbox input shaft, flywheel and engine backing dish had been altered using advent regarding the 5 biggest bearing engine in 1965. Consequently, the transmission for a 3 main bearing motor differs from its subsequent equivalent.

1968 through 1974.5

Laycock Kind LH OD
Rectangular formed access cover
Oval clutch fork boot
Black label regarding OD solenoid address stamped "22/61972"
1280 TPM for OD and non-OD
Speedometer drive equipment is blue
Speedometer driven equipment try white with 21 teeth

1974.5 through 1980

Laycock Kind LH OD
Rectangular formed accessibility cover
Square clutch fork boot
Part fill plug
Azure label in the OD solenoid address stamped "22/62005"
1000 TPM for OD and non-OD
Speedometer drive equipment are red
Speedometer driven gear are purple with 20 teeth

Note: Overdrive runs in 4th gear only in models produced from February 1977 onward.
A sectioned MGB showing a corner axle and differential

Back axle: Early MGBs made use of the "banjo" type differential transported more than from the MGA using the back axle proportion decreased through the MGA's 4.1 to 3.9 to at least one. wheels.) MGB GTs first began using a tube-type rear axle in 1967. This device was considerably stronger getting, like subsequent gearbox, designed for the three-litre MGC. All MGBs utilized the tube-type axle from 1968.

Brake system: All MGBs are fitted with 11-inch solid disc brakes on the front with drum brake system regarding back. The front brake calipers are manufactured by Girling and used two pistons per caliper. The braking system system regarding MGB GT ended up being the same as the Roadster except for a little larger backside braking system cylinders. A single-circuit hydraulic system had been utilized before 1968 whenever dual-circuit had been setup on all MGBs to conform to US regulations. Servo aid wasn't standard until 1975. Most modern-day and modern testers need commented in the most hefty brake pedal pressure had a need to stop the non-servo-assisted vehicles.

Electrical system: The MGB in the beginning had a very easy electric program. Dash-mounted toggle switches managed the lights, ventilation fan, and wipers with just the movement indicators being installed on a stalk regarding the steering line. The ignition turn has also been attached to the dash. Like MGA, the MGB applied two 6-volt batteries wired in series to offer a 12-volt good world setup. The electric batteries are placed directly under a scuttle panel behind the seats making accessibility some challenging however the location provided exemplary fat circulation and thus enhanced maneuvering. The asking program used a Lucas dynamo. Later on MGBs have considerable modifications toward electrical system including the use of a single twelve-volt electric battery, an alteration from positive to bad planet, safety-type toggle switches, an alternator in the place of the dynamo, additional warning lighting and buzzers, and having most frequent functions moved to steering line stalks.

Tyres: whenever leaving the factory, all non-V8 MGBs were originally fitted with Pirelli Cinturato tyres. Cross-ply tyres had been standard until 1972 with radials being recommended. From 1972 there have been two different radial sizes factory suited to brand new vehicles, depending perhaps the vehicle had been a roadster, or a GT,. Because of the 1974.5 arrival for the rubberized bumper automobiles the factory installed tyre dimensions had been simplified to 165/80x14 for many vehicles, irrespective of whether the automobile ended up being a Roadster or a GT, and irrespective of the wheel kind. In the future through the rubberized bumper production period, alloy tires had been launched on various minimal version brands - with the final a thousand LE systems becoming the last automobiles to go out of the Factory with alloy rims which, although the same 5”x14” rim size due to the fact RoStyle, had 185/70x14 radials fitted. This wider tyre was not factory fitted to wire tires. The factory built V8s had been installed with full profile 175HR14 tyres.

The roadster was the initial associated with MGB number becoming created. The human body ended up being a pure two-seater but a tiny back chair ended up being an uncommon option at one-point. By making better use of area the MGB could provide additional traveler and luggage rooms compared to the early in the day MGA while 3 ins smaller total. The suspension was also softer, offering a smoother ride, and the larger system provided a slightly greater top rate. The four-speed gearbox was an uprated version of the main one used in the MGA with an optional overdrive transmission. Wheel diameter fallen from 15 to 14 ins.

In late 1967, enough adjustment had been introduced the factory to establish a level II design for 1968 model season. Changes included synchromesh on all 4 gears with revised ratios, an optional Borg-Warner automatic gearbox, a new back axle, and an alternator rather than the dynamo with a change to a bad planet program. To accommodate the new gearboxes there were considerable modifications to the sheet material in floorpan, and a fresh flat-topped transmission tunnel.

To meet up United States safety laws, later on us tourers got three windscreen wipers rather than just two, and in addition got a plastic and foam-rubber covered "protection" dashboard, dubbed the "Abingdon pillow". Other areas carried on because of the steel dashboard. Rubery Owen ROstyle tires were launched to displace the earlier pushed metallic models in 1969 and reclining seats had been standardised. 1970 in addition saw a brand new front grille, recessed, in black aluminum. The greater traditional-looking polished grille returned in 1973 with a black "honeycomb" insert. In the united states, 1970 spotted split backside bumpers with all the number-plate between, 1971-74 returned to the sooner single piece full length design chrome bumper.

Further alterations in 1972 were into the indoor with a brand new fascia.

To generally meet effects laws, 1974 people designs spotted the chrome bumper over-riders changed with oversized plastic people, nicknamed "Sabrinas" after the well-endowed British actress. Inside second half of 1974 the chrome bumpers were replaced altogether, that are considered 1974.5 versions. A new, steel-reinforced black plastic bumper in front incorporated the grille area and, giving a significant restyling on B's nose, and a matching rear bumper finished the alteration.

Unique US headlight level laws furthermore intended the headlamps had been now too reasonable. In place of redesign leading associated with automobile, British Leyland increased the vehicle's suspension system by 1-inch. This, in conjunction with the brand new, far heavy bumpers resulted in considerably poorer management. For 1975 model 12 months only, the front anti-roll club ended up being deleted as a cost-saving measure. The destruction done-by the British Leyland reaction to people legislation ended up being partially alleviated by changes towards the suspension geometry in 1977, whenever a rear anti-roll club is made standard products on all versions. United States emissions regulations furthermore paid off horse power.

In March 1979 British Leyland began the production of black colored painted limited version MGB roadsters the US market, intended for an overall total of 500 instances. Because of a higher demand associated with the limited version model, production finished with 6682 instances. The uk got bronze decorated roadsters and a silver GT design minimal editions. Manufacturing run of homemarket limited edition MGBs was separated between 421 roadsters and 579 GTs.

The last MGB Roadster off the production line at Abingdon returned to Abingdon County hallway Museum on 1 December 2011 by using British engine Heritage. It had been raised up 30 legs through a first flooring screen regarding the quality We listed creating with inches to spare and from now on sorts part of the range on show in the main gallery.

Focus on a successor for the MGB was indeed undertaken so long back as 1968, but British Leyland had drawn the connect on that venture by the end of 1970. Whenever Abingdon factory eventually closed-in the autumn of 1980, British Leyland did not change it.


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