Bertie's Relaunch

Bertie’s Relaunch

  Say “Hello” to the new Bertie!     Now for six months ‘bedding in’, starting with a rolling road check this weekend. See if…

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Bridget Visits Bertie

Bridget Visits Bertie

As Berties’ restoration nears completion it was only a matter of time before Bridget visited to see ‘first hand’ the progress. The picture above shows…

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On The Road in Six Weeks!

On The Road in Six Weeks!

At last! I am making progress with Bertie’s restoration. Thanks to fellow MGCC members, Mike Parker and Dave Kato, the power train is back in…

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Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans

I know that in the previous post I said that I would start Berties’ rebuild from the back and work forward. However, the following morning…

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Rebuild Starting Slowly

Rebuild Starting Slowly

Surprise, surprise, very little was achieved over the Christmas or New Year period. I have now though started Bertie’s rebuild. Starting with the new wiring…

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Christmas Present 2017

Christmas Present 2017

Just arrived from the Paint Shop. Plenty to do over Christmas!

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Restoration Progress

Restoration Progress

Work has been steadily progressing on Bertie’s restoration, but the plan has changed. I reached the point where the number of panels needing to be…

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Restoring Bertie

Restoring Bertie

It is now 18 months since I bought Bertie the ‘B’ and I  have decided to carry out a restoration of everything except the Oselli…

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EPIC BATTLES: MG Midget 1500 v MGF    Reprinted by kind permission of Classic Car Weekly - June 2017

EPIC BATTLES: MG Midget 1500 v MGF Reprinted by kind permission of Classic Car Weekly – June 2017

For many a classic enthusiast, buying a sports car with an octagon badge on its nose is the realisation of a dream. Throughout the 1950s…

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Bridget and Bertie's New Season

Bridget and Bertie’s New Season

Bridget has already completed her first engagement this year at the ‘Old Speckled Hen Run’. This is a MG Car Club event, held annually, that…

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