Category: 1980 MG Midget 1500
We picked a great day for our first indoor photo shoot (forgetting our 4am 1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 shoot as that was done in our workshops), it was pretty nippy but at least it was dry. Our shoot took place early morning inside the newly built barn within the Suffolk Plant Centre complex in […]
Our 1980 MG Midget is now complete and with the photo shoot arranged for Friday 26th January we took a trip to Shine Supply UK for the full and final detail. They are currently in the process of renovating their new premises but were good enough to fit in our car.
We were out bright and early this morning with our 1980 MG Midget as we delivered her to Shine Supply UK for the full and final detail. Being a 14000 mile car and working within our impeccably clean workshops the guys have a good base to work on as she is very clean and tidy as […]
With a very minor tear in the vinyl roof we decided to replace the entire hood for new but this time we upgraded the material to Mohair. As this is a rarer option on the MG Midget we arranged for hood specialists Don Trimming to manufacture the hood. Here we are mid way through the […]
The underside of our 1980 MG Midget bonnet was in need of a little tidying up. Although in generally good condition once the layer of dirt and dust was removed we felt it could benefit from being re-sprayed. With the engine gleaming under our workshop lights it’s nice to have the bonnet above looking just […]
Whilst the car is away at the paint shop and with the engine removed we are able to tidy up the areas that are less reachable when inside the car. It’s a great opportunity for us to clean and repaint the engine and gearbox to freshen up the look.
So we’ve had a visit from Tony at Wyatt Polishing and being a Midget man himself he had a little inkling that our MG Midget might be of historical value. Not only is she a 14,000 mile, one family owned car from new which makes for fantastic history itself but the colour may hide more of […]