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  • Flip Brühl21 October 2014

    I am looking for a collapsable steering column. Is it interchangeable with the straight bar that I have now an where can I look? There are none on E-Bay.

  • Jack Orkin21 October 2014

    Andy, the spacers are about 1/2" or 12mm. Moss US sells a kit (#49)
    but I didn't see it in the Moss UK catalog. The Moss UK catalog is different and much better than the US one. Why is that? Aren't they the same company? Anyway, the spacers are simple round bar stock with a hole drilled in it and a longer bolt.

  • Rob aka MG Moneypit21 October 2014

    37H8050 doesn't have the horn push but BHA4948 does but will need the connectors swapping.


  • David Smith21 October 2014

    looking at the Moss site
    is your faulty one the one in the pic with no number attached to it?
    If so you can almost certainly use a 37H8050 and cut and solder your connector to it.

  • David Smith21 October 2014

    As always, cost. The Labour lot having rescinded the 'rolling' aspect of the exemption, when the new Chancellor was looking for quick wins the dept will have costed the effect. Playing catchup and having 15 years-worth of classics tax lost in one go would be a pretty large sum compared to re-establishing the rolling exemption from a 40 year base.

  • Rob aka MG Moneypit21 October 2014

    ADU 1021 is the one with the horn on the end of the stalk and looks like it isn't made anymore. It might be possible to buy an earlier one (without horn push on the stalk end) and use bits from both to get one you want. You may have to change connectors etc. so may require basic soldering skills.

    BHA4948 is an earlier 1275 version available from Moss and described as SWITCH (indicator head...

  • Lindsay Sampford21 October 2014

    Hi Nigel, as Peter says, some current replacement starter switches are a bit dubious. I had a duff one a few years ago, but it probably served me right for buying it on eBay! It only lasted a few months. Second time round I bought one I think, from Brown and Gammons. The bad one had white nylon insulation, whereas the good one, which has been in service for many thousands of miles, has black rubbe...

  • mark 1500 on the road Preston Lancs21 October 2014

    giving engine a once over thought i better check crank end float is this an ok way to check it .It measuerd 0.17mm which i belive is ok.There are lines on the DTI .

  • Mark O21 October 2014

    The point I was trying to make - badly it seems - is that in 97, anything pre 73 was tax free. Under a 40 year rolling, one had to wait until 2013, paying several years road tax in the interim period, until tax free was achieved for a pre 73 vehicle.

    What should have happened in 2010 is anything pre 1986 should have been tax free or a rolling 24 year period established.

  • W Burke21 October 2014

    I am new to this forum and I own a 1980 Midget 1500. Recently I discovered a fault with my dipped beam and indicators. After tracing back all connections etc with the use of a 12v Test Light I've discovered that my indicator stalk, part number ADU 1021 is burnt out and knackered.

    I have researched this topic and spent days searching for a replacement but to no avail.

    Can anyone help ...


    little mg tf with mot till september 2015 service history stamps and some paperwork up to 67415 last serviced may 2014
    , Cloth Interior, 15" alloys, CD Player, Electric front windows, Electric door mirrors, Heated door mirrors, Speed sensitive power steering, Anti-lock brake system, , Perimetric anti theft alarm, Immobiliser, Drivers Airbag, Sports seats, Sebring cloth trim, Alloy gear knob, ...

  • 1998 MGF 1.8,

    1998 MGF 1.8, 89000 miles In lovely silver, car comes with a full years MOT and under new laws the new owner will have to Tax the car, the car has just had a Major service with the following items being replace; Air Filter, Oil filter, Distributor cap and rotor arm, oil change just carried out, car has just had a brand new Catalytic converter fitted to solve an emissions issue for the MOT, the cam...


    1961 Austin healey Sprite with Original Ashley Hardtop - Works Monte carlo rally inspired
    Finished in Signal red
    Original Mk2 Black Seats with red piping
    New carpet set with Dynomat insulation throughout
    Nut and Bolt restoration
    Almost every part has been replaced or reconditioned
    Features a rebuilt 1275cc engine with reconditioned gearbox and new clutch
    Front cross drilled a...


    3 projects, age, health and a reality check is reason for sale of this 77 MBB, 50th Anniverary edition BRG MGB with a V8 Rover and Camaro T-5 trans. Body all original and rust free, no issues. Engine runs great car need 2 things to get on the road. Installation of a throw-out bearing (provided) and the installation of a ignition switch (provided). I have other xtra parts (carburator)which will con...


    Built on a 1500 Heritage body shell including doors, 99% rust free.
    Lenham Midget rear body professionally fitted under the guidance of a member of the original Lenham Sports Car garage. Including a new un-fitted Le Mans bonnet.
    Frontline telescopic front suspension fitted, Spax telescopic rear suspension fitted.
    Includes the following parts:
    1275 gearbox, needs refurbishment


    Unregistered MG Midget 1500, Manufactured February 1979, delivery miles (9) Vermilion, red/black interior and black hood. Complete with all original paperwork etc. Waxoiled and dry stored from new. Not run recently so will require new battery and re commissioning. £15500.


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