Mini Tips

A useful collection of short pieces of advice from Register members that are not in the workshop manuals. Torque settings No torque settings are given in the manuals for SVW engines. Recommended settings are: Pounds/foot nm Cylinder head 50 68 Main bearings 65-70 88-95 Big ends 30-35 41-47 Little ends […]

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MG Wire wheel

Repairing Wire Wheels – 1937 Article

This is a 1937 article from “PRACTICAL MOTORIST” magazine on Repairing Wire Wheels. “It is quite possible for a car to be driven with a bent wheel without the owner being aware of it. It is a good plan therefore, to make an occasional inspection. If it is a wire […]

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WA Gearbox, brake and chassis

Rocking & Rolling – Part 1

Tips on Maintenance by John Bannister The experience of driving a ‘well maintained’ SVW car can be quite a revelation! Not only is the car quieter than expected, with none of those rattles and shakes many of us just come to accept, but the road manners, handling and braking are […]

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Servicing the SA – 1937 Article for Traders

THE MOTOR TRADER April 7, 1937 – “TRADER” SERVICE DATA No. 12 Servicing the M.G. Two-Litre Described as a fast touring car the M.G. 2-litre will, when kept in condition, give a very good performance indeed.   It is essential that the various factors upon which tune depends receive proper attention. Actually the […]

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