Parts for MG's are a fraction of the cost of parts for modern cars and most parts are being remanufactured to supply the demand from the thousands of MG owners restoring and maintaining their cars. Any midgetover 40 years old is classed as a Historic vehicle and exempt from any road tax. Look how chrome is reappearing on new prestige cars to differentiate them from more ordinary cars. I've had mine for many years and since the demise of leaded have used an additive. Search My Stuff What's New 3 12 24 However, inspection of the cylinder head showed a great deal of exhaust valve seat regression from running on unleaded fuel. I do find it is extremely rare to find an MG with its original engine as they have had replacement reconditioned engines fitted in the past if not several times!
The US '79 cars had catalytic converters - hence the engine was set up to use unleaded gas from the factory.
A good additive is the castrol one, you can also buy a version which incorporates an octane booster, this has worked very well for me in my midget, and has elliminated the pinking i was experiencing due to the unleaded fuel, which saved me from retarding the ignition. Reader's Car of the Week. Here it was Shell unleaded Premium Motor on! The MG Experience www. May not post to Ukraine - Read item description or contact seller for postage options. There will always be some tinkering needed however good the car you buy is.