Works Rally Mechanic – Brian Moylan’s tales
Works Rally Mechanic is the inside story of the BMC/BL Competition Department from 1955 to 1979. Brian Moylan prepared cars for international rallies for 22 years, providing service support for ‘Big’ Healeys, Minis & TR7s. This book tells of the adventures, hilarious events, hardship, winning, losing, and real danger.
V8 Buyers Guide
One of the most successful features in the MG Car Club’s monthly magazine Safety Fast! over the last few years has been the “So you want to buy an MG?” series of buyers’ guides. Those guides have been both comprehensive and authoritative as they have been well researched and prepared by Club members who clearly know their individual models very well. This book contains the guides to the MGBGTV8 and the MG RV8 models together with a five part guide to buying a classic MG and useful checklists and other materials.
BMC 1100/1300 An Enthusiast’s Guide
The British Motor Corporation’s 1100 and 1300 model range was amongst the most successful in the Corporation’s history, selling more than 2.1 million of all types between its introduction in 1962 and its demise in 1974. Worldwide, it was sold under eight different marque names and in two-door saloon, four-door saloon, two-door estate, and five-door hatchback forms – and very nearly as a van as well. In Britain, it was the country’s best-selling car between 1962 and 1971, being beaten just once (in 1967) by the Ford Cortina. BMC 1100 and 1300 looks at the design and development of a model range that at the time confirmed BMC as a pioneer of new automotive ideas and had a profound impact on other manufacturers. It covers not only the full standard model range, but special conversions, cars built abroad, and owning and running the cars today.
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.
The MGA The complete Story
Introduced in 1955 as a replacement for the TF Midget the MGA, hailed as the ‘first of a new line’, marked the beginning of MG’s most successful era. It was available in both roadster and coup forms and the MGA Twin-Cam, introduced in 1958, set new standards for affordable ohc-engined sports cars. MGA – The Complete Story relates the full history of this enduringly popular car.
Topics covered include: complete history of all MGA versions; full technical specifications for each model; details of the cars’ racing fortunes and finally, advice on buying and maintaining an MGA.