March 2012 – 1974 MG Midget MkIII


Current mods include; 5 Speed gearbox and quickshift action, front and rear vertical link suspension – AVO adjustable shockers. 11/16″ anti-roll bar, 340lb Lowered springs on front. Rear main oil seal kit, polybushes all round. Lumenition Optronic ignition. Electric screen washers. KAD 4-pot calipers, EBC discs and Mintex 1144 pads.

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Stainless steel radiator grille, mohair full tonneau, new laminated windscreen and rubbers. New Cl. master cylinder. New mohair hood with custom ordered larger window. Mk IV radio console – Sony CD radio, Alpine 80watt speakers and windscreen aerial. Cigarette lighter. Rebuilt and recalibrated MGB 120mph Speedo. Louvered bonnet.

Items ready to fit; complete engine, rebored to 1340cc, new pistons/rings, mains, ends, t/washers. New Swiftune SW4 camshaft, oil pump, cam followers, refaced flywheel, new Duplex timing chain & Vernier adjustable gears. All the above fully balanced. Slark SF3, polished and ported head with 28/36 valves, new double springs, 1.5 roller tip rockers. All head and manifold studs replaced with ARP items. New high capacity water pump – less by-pass with 4.75″ large pulley. Rebuilt and recurved Lucas distributor. New HIF 44 (1 3/4″ Carb on Titan manifold, K & N Filter, Maniflow 3 branch exhaust manifold – Zircotec heat treated. Maniflow single box silencer and pipes.

Owner: Keith Duncan
Make/model: MG Midget MkIII
Month/year of manufacture:April 1974
Colour: Red
Engine size/type: 1275cc
BHP: 60bhp
Gearbox type: 5 speed Frontline conversion
Area: Didcot, Oxfordshire
Date purchased: June 2010

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