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MG Articles

Shop Work: Boneyard Brigade

Shopping for high-performance parts in the junkyard

Shop Work: Swap Science: Engine, Steering, and Exhaust Fitment

Our strategy has always been to place the engine low, back and centered, then modify around it. That in itself isn’t usually too hard, but sooner or later you need to hook up the steering and exhaust. And it seems like in most swaps, this is where the compromising begins.

Shop Work: 25 Choice Challengers

25 Groundbreaking Challenge Cars

Columns: Turn One: "Amazing Drives"

I like my vodka unflavored, my “Star Wars” without Jar Jar, and my mouse with only one button.

Features: The Beast Within

Andrew Nelson casts his drag-monster spell on a princely MGB.

Features: Rally Revival

An unlikely MG that recalls the glory days of Group B Rallying.

Features: Performance Prescription: A Potent Rotary-Powered MG Midget

Like so many prescription stories, this one starts with a visit to the emergency room.

Columns: Kicking it Old-School: Six Classics That Have Aged Well

An old car has a certain mystique, a charm that’s tough to capture.

Shop Work: Engine Swap How-To: 14 Steps Before You Swap That Engine

According to the Internet, just about any engine can be swapped into just about any car on just about any weekend.

Features: From the GRM Vault: An In-Depth Look at Our First $2000 Challenge Winner

This MG Midget was the first winner of our annual low-buck challenge.

Shop Work: Swap Science Part 3: How to Make Transmission Mounts

That custom engine swap is also going to need new gearbox mounts.

Shop Work: Swap Science: Getting Your Clutch Setup Just Right

A Hydraulic Clutch Setup Makes a Miata Drivetrain Right at Home in an MGB Body

Shop Work: Swap Science: How To Make A Functional Gas Pedal

What is probably the one thing that separates an okay engine swap from a great one? Yes, the gas pedal.

Shop Work: Swap Science: How To Hang An Alternator

Every Successful Engine Swap Needs an Alternator, Too.

Shop Work: Swap Science: Keeping Things Cool by Building a Cooling System

Now it’s time to consider the cooling system. We’d rather have a setup that won’t leave us stranded on the side of the road. We also want parts that we can source easily, both now and in the future, and that means sticking with Miata and MG parts.

MG Forum Topics

FS: 1980 MGB Limited Edition

Wheels for hose reels

New project decisions - MGB vs Spitfire vs Spider vs ??

1979 MG Midget *NO TITLE* FS

Chassis Tuning help

1971 MG Midget under $1000

71 MGB For Sale

Anyone in DFW/Texas want to put together a challenge car?

Now here is an odd swap

FS:4cycle White Chassis,kart stand, extra bodywork

Kart Garage clean up

Nissan Frontier V.S. Toyota Tacoma

2012 Victory Kart W/ Briggs and Stratton 206

Spridget Race Parts

FT/FS: 2006 Mazda 5 (5 speed Manual) Get your The Millenium Falcon!

FS: Kart Parts/Engines: Kt100 WKA Sr. Pipe with Starter, KPV complete,


FS: Goodyear Ultra Grip WINTER/SNOW Tires

1978 MG Project Car- $1200

V8 MGB Drag Run

FS:Vertical Upright Kart Stand

FS: Mychron 4 Tach

FS:Margay, Birel, Clone, and L0206 karts

FS: 2005 Margay 1.4 race kart

FS: One man Kartlift stand

Birel R32 Race kart, Parts, ect...

77 MGB with BMW IRS

Anyone Kingston Mass ? Need MGA windshield picked up. going to Ultimate track car Challenge ?

Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, engines, helmet and Bodywork

Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, and Bodywork

FS: 3 coyote karts 5 Briggs engines

Happy Holidays Free stuff

FS:Complete HF Clone Engine & Vega Helmet

Finding the right wheel fitment

FS/FT: 2013 KIA Forte SX

MGB: Adjusted myself out of my boot

Cheapest form of Racing! Race kart Biesse W/ Clone

This might be a bad idea...

79 Midget project

My stupid MGB

Rubber-bumper MGB: The affordable roadster?

Future car culture?

FS: MISC karts parts feel free to make offers

FS:Mychron 3 W/Accessories & Alfano Tach

Cheap seat sliders

MGA purchase?

Who likes Group B rally cars?

2008 Biesse Kart $1200

Quick IRS audit question

Custom MGB Project

fs: Complete Birel Kart Package with spares

Wanted: MGA fender

Trailer Hitch & cargo net/cargo cover

Talk me out of... 1975 MG Midget..

Input on '68 MGB engine mod?

Birel M31 PRD tag kart W/ enclosed trailer

MGB project/parts car $750

Odd brake behavior

Would you? How much? (MGB content)

MG V8??


Wire wheel MGB GT for sale

75 midget $400 (actually MGB)

Anyone used a the Lincoln Getrag in a project?

Late model V8 manual rear-drive wagon (MG content)

Rubber Bumper MGB - What Should I Do With It?

Man, I want this MGB GT so bad.

wtb 4age or 3tc & trans

FS: Birel AR4 Kart W/ Clone $450

Birel Ar4 125cc Sr Rotax Max Tag kart

Not mine, Atlanta, etc.

Meet Nigel Brimstone, the LS1 MGB GT

FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ BSP Clone

76-78 MGB Parts

FS: Honda/Acura parts, Rad house, Misc kart parts

2 full face helmet Sa2005 $15 M2000 $20

MGB GT rear axle and springs - FREE!

Logitech MOMO Racing Force Feedback Wheel & Pedals

FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ Briggs World Formula

The LS1 MGB, loose on the streets

Alfa Romeo or MGB?

Nismo Racing seat

E30 or E36 rear-end swap into MGB

SCCA EMod MGB GT V12 Build

FS: Ultrashield race suit SFI 3-2a/5 XXXL

2003-2010 Grassroots Motorsports Back Issues

FS Margay W/Yellow Box Stock $700 obo

MGB -- Welding up worn clutch pedal

NASA-SE: Spring Brake, Apr 10-11, NCCAR

It's not running yet, but it sure looks good.

MGB Shell

FS/FT 2001 Suzuki Esteem 5 speed

75 mg midget - $1000 on CL NH/ME

I gots me a new car!

MG Challenger

FREE MGB parts -- MD

MG Readers' Rides

Jul 16, 2009

aeronca65t: MG "Spridget"

Jul 16, 2009

This is my ex-rubber bumper 1500 Spridget vintage racer. My first race car was a 1275 Sprite that I ran at Bridgehampton in the early 70s. Along the way, I've ...

Jul 25, 2011

mdawley: 1960 MG A

Jul 25, 2011

Owned since '75; driven college years then dissasembled - will get back to it someday....

Jan 17, 2011

Kelvin: 1958 MG A

Jan 17, 2011

Due for a Miata 1800 drivetrain

Mar 26, 2011

edtheobald: 1959 MG A roadster

Mar 26, 2011

Miata drivetrain

Jan 17, 2011

Kelvin: 1960 MG Ambro

Jan 17, 2011

Ambro fiberglass body on an MGA chassis

Dec 23, 2010

mdawley: 1968 MG B

Dec 23, 2010

Franken B. '68 shell, '65 engine, '78 OD tranny, '70 rear bumpers, '72 dash and so on. Not a straight panel anywhere. Paid $125.00 for it in 1978 (blown engine); ...

Jan 08, 2011

Kelvin: 1970 MG B

Jan 08, 2011


Aug 11, 2017

loosecannon: 1967 MG B

Aug 11, 2017

Built for SCCA Solo E Modified class, this MGB-GT had a 5.3 litre Jaguar V12, Tremec T5 trans, 9" Ford diff, double wishbone pushrod front suspension and Tri-4 link pushrod ...

Jun 01, 2011

edtheobald: 1972 MG B GT

Jun 01, 2011

Miata drivetrain

Sep 12, 2011

MGaholic: 1974 MG B GT

Sep 12, 2011

I got this car for a great deal cause the guy needed cash. I talked him down 2k cause it smoked in between hard shifts. I told him the engine ...

Apr 09, 2011

ianscrawford: 1973 MG B GT

Apr 09, 2011

My Father and I purchased this car when I was 13 years old and restored it for my Daily Driver which I used through highschool. Its a stock engine with ...

Jul 14, 2011

Keith Tanner: 1972 MG B GT with LS1 power

Jul 14, 2011

When your wife says "you know, I'd really like an MGB GT with that V8 rumble", you don't ask questions.
So here it is. It's a rust-free California blue plate ...

Dec 21, 2009

Roto_B: 1980 MG B Roadster

Dec 21, 2009

1973 MG B with a 1985 Mazda 12 A engine & gear box.I have owned the car since Feb 1978 and its been a fun filled 30 years.The motor transplate ...

Oct 11, 2011

RWMcDowell: 1974 MG B Roadster

Oct 11, 2011

Daily driver

May 24, 2010

Gdpizzle: 1974 MG B-GT

May 24, 2010

It's actually a 74 and a half. It is a work in progress. I hope you enjoy it.

Jan 24, 2010

mdawley: 1966 MG BGT

Jan 24, 2010

Metal dash good running Arizona car complete with non-sync 1st (and pretty much 2nd) gear. Interior turned to dust by the Sun but no rust other than some surface stuff. ...

Feb 01, 2011

mgbmx7: 1973 MG BGT Rotary

Feb 01, 2011

13b Rotary Engine Fuel Injected not finished yet but its going to be a beast. Sebring bumpers Soon to have a full disk brake kit The intent is to have ...

Jan 17, 2011

Kelvin: 1969 MG C GT

Jan 17, 2011

Building up as a GTS replica. Fender Flares, 7" knock off alloys Triple Weber carbs

Jul 31, 2011

oldtin: 1972 MG GT

Jul 31, 2011

What do you expect for $150? Beginning of a $challenge car

Aug 24, 2011

wspohn: 1956 MG Jamaican-MGA

Aug 24, 2011

Jamaican bodied MGA with 3.4 GM V6 power

Jun 11, 2010

wspohn: 1958 MG MGA

Jun 11, 2010

Twin Cam race car 1950 cc, ~ 170 BHP

Apr 02, 2011

Karl La Follette: 1960 MG MGA COUPE

Apr 02, 2011

Had this car since 1994 so way to long resto allmost done .

Mar 10, 2011

JimNH: 1957 MG MGA 1500 Roadster

Mar 10, 2011

75% of the way done being "refurbished". Hope that it will be drivable in 2010 or early 2011.

Dec 05, 2018

wspohn: 1962 MG MGA Coupe

Dec 05, 2018

Mk 2 Deluxe Coupe - 4 wheel disc brakes

Sep 26, 2009

TWHansen: 1977 MG MGB

Sep 26, 2009

I was looking for a practical car. I had about $2000 to spend. I had it clearly in mind to get something good on gas, with modern features like air-conditioning ...

Sep 13, 2011

Mr M: 1977 MG MGB

Sep 13, 2011

Orange rubber bumpered "B"

Oct 25, 2011

Vantage: 1976 MG MGB

Oct 25, 2011

Built for SCCA Solo X Prepared class. Powered by a 3.5L Rover V8 and GM T5.

Nov 09, 2014

bobadeba: 1978 MG mgb

Nov 09, 2014

78 mgb working on a lotus 907 swap from a jensen healey

Sep 19, 2011

Karl La Follette: 1974 MG MGB Ford Datsun

Sep 19, 2011

Here is our Grassroots Motorsports Challenge 2011 entry a MGB with a Ford exploder 4,0 v6 automagic trans .

May 19, 2010

tr8todd: 1972 MG MGB former race car

May 19, 2010

work in progress.

May 20, 2011

essjayarr: 1971 MG MGB GT

May 20, 2011

In progress w/fuel injected Chevy 3.4 V6 backed with Camaro V8 T5 transmission.

Jan 14, 2011

alvin9: MG Mgb GT Rotary

Jan 14, 2011

1970 MGB Cut and Shaved. a 13b mazda rotary, mazda trans and still the mg rear end. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGnBXk-9B90

Feb 05, 2010

gordsett: 1970 MG MGB Roadster

Feb 05, 2010

Currently restoring.

Sep 14, 2011

wspohn: 1969 MG MGC

Sep 14, 2011

Modified with triple carb 175 BHP engine - the way the factory should have done it!

Oct 21, 2011

swashburn: 1969 MG MGC GTS Sebring

Oct 21, 2011

Replica of BMC factory race car with Toyota 1JZ engine with straight pipes off each of 2 turbos. Modern suspension and safety features. Racing in time attacks and hill climbs.

Nov 07, 2011

Teh E36 M3: 1969 MG Midget

Nov 07, 2011

69 Mg Midget with Toyota 4age 20 valve engine. Miata based independent rear, miata front spindles and home-built front suspension.

Apr 06, 2016

nocones: 1978 MG Midget

Apr 06, 2016

1978 MG midget Undergoing some serious surgery. Full tube frame conversion in progress.

Mar 23, 2017

Clarty: 1972 MG Midget

Mar 23, 2017

Formerly of my Father-in-law. Very solid; currently not running IT RUNS!!

Oct 26, 2009

Basil Exposition: 1974 MG Midget

Oct 26, 2009

Vintage Racer in Corinthian Vintage Auto Racing in Texas

Oct 26, 2009

MGaholic: 1979 MG Midget

Oct 26, 2009

This is a 79 MG Midget that my wife and I have owned almost 12 years. This was the first MG that I purchased and started the worst addiction of ...

Nov 13, 2009

Skeezix: 1961 MG Midget

Nov 13, 2009

1961 MG Midget - 948 cc of raw unadulterated power.

May 15, 2011

dlrhine: 1978 MG Midget 1500

May 15, 2011

A work in progress!

May 21, 2011

MGaholic: 1975 MG Midget Turbo

May 21, 2011

This is a 1975 MG Midget. It was titles in 1976. I got the car for free if I could remove it before the end of the 4th of July ...

Nov 28, 2009

Roto_B: 1973 MG roadster

Nov 28, 2009

12 A Mazda rotary engine & gearbox.Autocross with Mazda Spostscar Owners Club in Toronto since 1997 picture taken July 4th 2009

MG Clubs

Alamo MG Association

American MGB Association

American MGC Register

American MGC Register Association

Antique Automobile Club of America

Arizona MG Club

Arizona MG T Roadrunners

Austin-Healey Sprite Club

Bad Monkey Racing

Big Bend MGs

Brandywine British Chapter MG Club

Buffalo Octagon Association

Canadian Classic MG Club

Carmel Artomobilia

Central Ohio MG Owners

Chesapeake Chapter of NEMGTR

Chicagoland MG Club

Classic MG Club of Orlando

Columbia Gorge MGA Club

Connecticut MG Club

Corpus Christi MG Car Club

Daytona Sports Car Club

DC Region SCCA

Delaware Valley Classic MG Chapter

East Tennessee MG Drivers Club

Eastern New York MGA Club

Emerald Necklace MG Register


Fantasy of Flight

Florida Suncoast MG Car Club

Greater Pittsburgh MG Club

Heartland MG Car Club

Hoosier MGB Club

Houston MG Car Club

Illinois Flat Land British Car Club

Kansas City MG Car Club

Keystone Region MG Club

Lake Superior SCCA

Lancaster County MG Club


Lansing Area MG Association

Loose Nut Motorsports

Metrolina MG Car Club

MG Car Club Washington DC Centre

MG Car Club - Long Island Centre

MG Car Club - Northwest Centre

MG Car Club - Southwestern Ohio Centre

MG Car Club NW Center

MG Car Club of Central New York

MG Car Club of Florida

MG Car Club of Toronto

MG Car Club Washington DC Centre

MG Car Club-Central Jersey Centre

MG Car Club-Rocky Mountain Centre

MG Classics of Jacksonville

MG Club of St. Louis

MG Drivers Club of North America

MG Owners Club of Northern California

MGs of Baltimore

Midwest MGA Club

Milwaukee & Greatlakes MG Motorcar Group

Minnesota MG Group

Mount Baker MG Car Club

New England Hillclimb Assoc.

New Jersey MG T Register

North American MGA Register (NAMGAR)

North American MGB Register (NAMGBR)

North American MMM Register

North Carolina MG Car Club

Ohio Chapter NEMGTR

Ontario MG-T Register

Paradise MGs

Peachtree MG Registry

Philadelphia MG Club

Prairie Octagon MG Club

Sacramento Valley MG Car Club

San Diego MG Club

San Diego MG-T Register

SCCA - Central Florida Region

Sorry Safari Touring Society

Southeastern MG T Register

Southern California MG Club

Sports Car Club of America - Milwaukee Region

Street Machines Unlimited of Central NJ

Suncoast Classic MG Club

Team Continental

Texas MG Register

The Furrin Group

The New England MG 'T' Register

Tidewater MG Classics

Vintage Automobile Racing Association of Canada

Vintage MG Club of Southern California

West Michigan Old Speckled Hen Car Club

Western Michigan Region SCCA

Willamette MG Club

Windsor-Detroit MG Club

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