Midget Technical Articles & Videos

The Midget Technical Section of the MyClassicMG Library is your resource for Midget Technical Articles and Videos on buying, general care, service & repair, body & paint, and restoration. A collection of MyClassicMG articles written by contributers to MyClassicMG.com and articles or information published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License.


  Activate Decommissioned MG
British Motor Heritage Trust Certificate, Heritage Motor Centre
Car Buying Inspection Checklist, Scions of Lucas
MG Restoration, John Twist, University Motors.
MG Complete Lubrication, John Twist, University Motors.
Restarting an MG after Long Storage, John Twist, University Motors.


  Glass Triplex Date Coding, Jack Austin.
Painting Bedliner on Chassis, Lee Miller.
Paint Colour Codes, NAMGBR.
Paint Colour Codes, Telgerizer.
Paint DIY Job, John S. Henry.

Brake System

  Brake Adjustment, Moss Motors.
Brake Fluid, Moss Motors.
Brake Fluid - Conventional vs Silicone, Moss Motors.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Brake Plumbing, The Dimebank Garage.
Midget Rear Brake Cylinder Circlip, Spridget Guru
Midget Rear Brake Cylinder Circlip Tool, Spridget Guru


  Clutch Disk, John Twist, University Motors.

Cooling System

  Cooling System, University Motors, John Twist.
How the cooling System Works, Dave DuBois.
Electric Cooling Fans, John Twist, University Motors.
Overheating - Causes, Moss Motors.
Overheating - Thermostat, Moss Motors.
Water Pumps, John Twist, University Motors.
Water Pump - Sealing, Moss Motors.

Electrical System

  Battery Disconnect Switches, Allan Brown.
Battery Testing, Jack Austin.
Fuseology, Allan Brown.
Fuses for Extra Protection, Moss Motors.
Headlight Aiming, John D. Weimer.
Headlight Relays, Allan Brown.
Ignition Run-On, Allan Brown.
Lucas Fault Diagnosis & Service Manual.
Lucas Generator and Control Box Tests.
Wire Color Codes, Teglerizer.

Emission System



  Cam Degreeing, Crane Cams
Cam Specs, Teglerizer.
Changing Oil, Moss Motors.
Oil Pressure, John Twist, University Motors.
Oil Pressure Relief, John Twist, University Motors.
Valve Adjustment, John Twist, University Motors.
Vandervell Engine Bearings Specification Chart, Hap Waldrop - Acme Speed Shop

Exhaust System

  Exhaust Manifold Repair, John Twist, University Motors.

Fuel System

  Carburettors Models by Year, Teglerizer.
Carburettor Tuning, John Twist, University Motors.
Choke Cable Repair, John Twist, University Motors.
Dashpot Oil, Moss Motors.
Fuel Tank Cleaning and Protection, Moss Motors.
Gasoline, Moss Motors.
Secrets of the SU Carburettors Part 1 of 2, John Twist, University Motors.
SU Carbs - Understanding, Moss Motors.
SU Fuel Pump 101, Dave DuBois
SU Fuel Pump Specifications, Dave DuBois
SU Throttle Shaft Rebushing, Chicagoland MG Club
Unleaded Gas, Moss Motors.



Ignition System

  Distributor Advance Curves - Lucas, Teglerizer.
Replacing Points, John Twist, University Motors.
Starting MG Without a Key, John Twist, University Motors.
Static Timing, John Twist, University Motors.


  Leather Care, Moss Motors.
Speedometer Repair, Anthony Rhodes
Upholstery Adhesive - Using, Moss Motors.

Interior Climate

  Heater Core Flush, Moss Motors.
Heater Fan - Increase Power, Moss Motors.

Propeller Shaft

  Prop Shaft Reassembly MG Midget and Austin-Healey Sprite by James Reinhard - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Chicagoland MG Club.

Rear Axle





  Frozen Shock, John Twist, University Motors.


  Tire Rotation, Moss Motors.

Tops, Tonneaus, & Covers

  Convertible Top Window Cleaning, Moss Motors.


  Piston Stop and Cam Timing Tool, Jack Austin.


  Hubs Front, How to Properly Adjust Bearings, University Motors, John Twist.
Hub Grease Cap Removal, Moss Motors.
Wire Wheel Care, Moss Motors.
Wire Wheel Grease Cap Removal, Chicagoland MG Club.
Wire Wheels Seized on Hub, Moss Motors.
Wire Wheels, Moss Motors.

Other Technical Article Sources

  " MG Experience Library MG information published on the mgexperience.net website. This link will open a new window.
  " Spridget Guru Information published on the SpridgetGuru.com website. This link will open a new window.