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Turbocharge Your MG Midget

Arno's Gearbox conversion

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Arno's Ford Gearbox Conversion
 
Special thanks to the guys from Morris Minor centre in birmingham who supplied me the kit which was a perfect fit.

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The parts required for the conversion

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Old and new gearbox side by side

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Arno's tunnel before cutting the crossmember

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Close up of the strenghtening section in place

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Engine and gearbox in place

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Gear lever cover (from a Volkswagen Golf II)

If you want your turbo midget here send me the pics

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The engine and old gearbox out on the desk

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Engine with new gearbox attached on the bench

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Arno's after crossmember cut and strenghened

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Engine and gearbox in place

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Inside the car showing the tunnel cutting

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If you want your turbo midget here send me the pics

If you want your turbo midget here send me the pics

If you want your turbo midget here send me the pics

A Big thankyou to Simon for all his help, so I could make my turbo MG

Link to Simon Athertons web pages