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  • £19.99

    Everyday Modifications For Your MGB, GT and GTV8

    MG expert Roger Parker gives his advice on maintaining and modifying MGB, GT and GTV8 cars, with some additional reference to the MGC and MG RV8 models.

    With safety information throughout, the book covers: regulations, insurance and market value for all models; routine maintenance; body and interior changes; brakes, suspension and steering; engine improvements for the original 1798cc B-series engine and other engine alternatives and finally, installing and updating electrical equipment and lighting.

  • £17.00

    MG T-Series The Complete Story

    This book tells the full story of the MG T-Series, from early production to recent Naylor and Hutson replicas.

  • £8.00

    MG by Jonathan Wood

    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.

  • £25.00

    Everyday modifications for your MGF and TF

    The books in the Everyday Modifications series from Crowood are designed to guide classic car owners through the workshop skills needed to make their cars easier to use and enjoy. MG expert Roger Parker offers his advice on a range of modifications and changes can be applied to the MGF and MG TF, which will not impinge on the practical daily use of the cars. With important and specific safety information and advice throughout, the book also covers: body and interior changes; brake, suspension and steering upgrades; wheel and tyre options; powertrain upgrades; electrical system upgrade options and finally, setting up and specific maintenance aspects. Illustrated with over 450 images, this is a valuable technical resource for the MGF and TF owner.

  • £14.99

    Mr. MG

    A biography for Mr. MG himself – John Thornley.

  • £16.99

    The MGB Story by Don Hayter

    This is the inside story of the MG Design office, from 1956 until its closure in 1980. Explaining how the various models were drawn, planned, and developed by the small team of engineers, it also shows how the input and control changed from Morris, Wolseley, Riley Group, Austin-Morris, and Austin Rover. The effects of the Triumph-Austin merger are detailed in model changes, alongside the effects of safety legislation, mainly imposed by the United States. Trying to remain as individual as possible during this period, MG developed record breakers and a unique Competition Department. Special cars were built and tested, and prototypes for the MGB replacement were drawn up all in parallel with the development of MG production cars using engines from any part of the company.

  • £10.00

    Barries Notes – a guide to running an MGB

    Essential advice on running and maintaining an MGB in the 21st Century.

  • £19.00

    MGB The Complete Story

    The MGB was the most successful British sports car of all time, selling more than half a million examples over a production life of eighteen years. It has always represented fun driving at realistic prices, and remains well within reach of the average motorist today. The complete story of the B is set firmly in the context of the MG company’s eventful history, and there are new insights into the personalities and politics behind the development of Britain’s most popular sports car. Contains numerous specially-commissioned photographs, technical analyses, driving impressions and practical information on buying and owning a MGB.

  • £10.00

    MGF and TF Buyers Guide

    Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from Rob Hawkins’ years of MGF/TF experience, learn how to spot a bad car quickly, and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right MG at the right price! Packed with good advice – from running costs, through paperwork, vital statistics, valuation, and the MGF/TF community, to whether an MGF/TF will suit you and your lifestyle – this is the complete guide to choosing, assessing and buying the MGF/TF of your dreams.

    This book is an essential aid if you are thinking of buying an MGF or TF. Written by Rob Hawkins, who has test driven, repaired and modified many of these cars since they first appeared in 1995, every page of this book includes useful information to help ensure you choose the right model and spot any nasty problems. There’s so much to consider; whether to opt for an economical 40mpg 1.8 K-series or 160bhp VVC engine, hydragas or coilover suspension, standard or AP Racing brakes, standard or limited edition wheels, cloth or leather trim, hard top or soft top. Also, there are collectible versions of the MGF and TF, and this book shows how to identify them – these cars will certainly become classics.