Black More from this seller. If you can find out where it was driven, that would be helpful. Without them, the cars folded up like a cardboard box. Red - Sierra Vinyl: Seriously though, they are great little cars. If you have the space and the time, I'd say go for it!
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Do not buy the first one you see, you need to compare a few to get an idea of good value. These are often referred to as 'crush grain' or 'leather grain' vinyls. This can be fun, but these are finicky vehicles. Old cars are simple to repair and maintain. The MG Midget and 'B -- even those made in with ugly rubber baby buggy bumpers -- are designed, engineered, and built with, at bottom, late s technology.
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Handling is safe with mild understeer dominant and gentle lift-off oversteer. More Filtering Options. It passed state inspection. Synchro on second is frequently worn and crunches on downshifts are common. Midget Tops and Tonneau. Check for cracking around windscreen attachment points, drooping doors and loose bumpers. You don't need an account to post comments.
At this point also the engine received some further refinement by the fitting of larger 2" main bearings, this was in answer to the criticism of the engine being somewhat rough at higher revolutions. There were other advantages such as an all-synchromesh gearbox too. These are truly cars for small people. I agree that a Miata seems like a much more practical option, but Miatas don't have the mystique and charm of a little British convertible, for me. Mechanically the car was identical to its Austin-Healey counterpart, retaining the rear suspension using quarter-elliptic leaf springs and trailing arms from the 'frogeye'. I've had an Austin-Healy and a Triumph and they were far more trouble and expense than they were worth.
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