103 UML Revived!
University Motors is BACK IN BUSINESS! This video shows our 99.9% finished
restoration of Col Tom Farrell's 1951 MG TD. Incredibly it has been 5 years
to the day since it was last driven. A long time for a patient customer,
much appreciated! We look forward to servicing the community again and
continuing our dedication to Technical Education for the marque!
Magnificent Machines - The Golden Age of the British Sports Car
Broadcast by the BBC in 2012, showcasing some superb cars via period and
modern footage, this is a brilliant programme. Grab a cuppa, sit back and
enjoy. Well done to all those involved in this episode.
Timeshift sets its rear view mirror to look back at the golden age of the
British sports car. It's the story of how - in the grey austerity of the
post-war years - iconic marques like Jaguar, Austin-Healey, MG and Triumph
sparked a manufacturing frenzy that helped to democratise speed and
From the MG Midget, much loved by American GIs, through to the more
affordable Austin Healey 'frog-eye' Sprite, and the E-Type Jaguar, seen by
many as the ultimate sports car, this is a tale of how, for a brief time,
Britain was home to two-seater heaven.
Narrated by Tamsin Greig and featuring contributions from Stirling Moss and
1979 MGB Survivor with overdrive.wmv
1979 MGB with overdrive! This survivor MGB is a great looking and driving
car. The overdrive engages immediatly for fun freeway cruising or driving
through those back country roads. For more information, visit
Driving 1955 Ford 3 speed overdrive
Unless you're kind of a motorhead this would be a wicked boring video, just
sayin' that right up front. If you are a motorhead and do watch it, you
will see the car, occasionally, switch gears without being shifted. Keep
in mind it is a straight shift, 3 speed with overdrive
MGB Update - SU Removal 06-20-10
A change in plans. A DYI carb rebuild gets serious when it is discovered
the throttle shafts are worn. So I'm shipping them out to someone with a
stellar reputation for rebuilding SU carburetors.
1977 MG MGB V8 Roadster
Offered for sale by St. Louis Car Museum & Sales. For this vehicle and
others, please visit http://www.stlouiscarmuseum.com or call (800) 957-5707
STEEL EARTH - 1953 MG TD - AUTO ARCHAEOLOGY
EMMY Nominated TV show "STEEL EARTH"- Host J. Paris discovers a classic
1953 MG automobile in a old abandoned garage. Much to his surprise, he also
finds a dead animal skeleton under the car. To top it all off, J's truck is
accidentally smashed during the show. Will this antique car ever make it to
the restoration shop? Watch and find out.
MGB Overdrive Bench Test (Black Label)
Successful test of overdrive after swapping a non-overdrive laygear (1969)
into a overdrive box (1974 Black label). Original overdrive transmission
had 3/4 of the teeth broken off of 1st gear. Drive: $25 1/2" ~7 amp HF
hammer drill (hammer action off), linkage: 2" long x 3/4 inside diameter
heater hose, pipe-clamped over socket.
Overdrive Transmission - How to test the Wiring
There are 3 or 4 switches in the wiring to get your overdrive to engage. If
any one of those has failed your overdrive won't engage. In this video we
will run you through the steps to test the wiring going to your overdrive.