types were modified even during the brief production run
hand craftsmanship and
varied parts suppliers, no two cars are
identical. The factory
approved/carried out the retro-fitting of later parts.
a 'bespoke' era, customers could order cars to their individual
requirements (at a price)
and, apart from bodywork from specialist
items such as extra instruments and colour-schemes
were available - including
MG factory's experiments with superchargers led to the
development of the 'K'
type engine with its cross-flow head and smaller
capacity to fit within
the 1100cc class for racing, but many owners have
followed suit and fitted
the years, various engine replacements have been tried - from
V8s to Coventry-Climax, but the preferred
seems to be the 'N' type
MG. Of course such changes often necessitate
modifications to brakes and
types have been modified in many ways and suffered indignities -
even fitted with independent
suspension and bodies from other makes!
Alas, period parts have
even been discarded because 'wiseacres'
thought all MGs should
look the same! Vive la différance...!