Talk about a distraction! It may not be practical though. On a completed engine, bolts in chamfered holes only. But for aesthetics, this is not really a problem, but I did solve it by welding in some little extension pieces on the flange. Share Share this post on Digg Del. I have a '72 mg midget in awesome condition and am looking for a more powerful setup than what's stock.
Used MG Midget 9 listings. Click here to list your car for sale. The car will be a little bit lower when the suspension is installed. How about engine mounts? The doors, hood, and rear hatch have already been painted. Still needs a bit of tidying up yet. Older engines may also have a shortage of spare parts and so a modern replacement may be more easily and cheaply maintained.
This should not be interpreted as a rejection of Lucaselectrics — which work fine — particularly considering their age. That will push the shifter pretty far to the rear, might be better using a case from the S10 Chevy version of the T5 in that case. Regional Forums Register Account. Andy I agree, a very interesting project I'll follow up with more parts photos and plans for my build. I did that, and I was so impressed that I chose the kit on the spot. It is a w platform.
They bolt to the original Midget engine mount locations in the front. The aftermarket support for these great engines is huge. Do you have the stock drum brakes? You're going to have a lot on the front end even with that. What's the largest engine that would fit with minimal modification? By the end of the s, two companies were providing converted cars and parts for home conversions: It was over 50 years ago and I think I could still identify the smell of a burning British wiring loom.