MG SVW Cars 1936 -1939

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The right lifting jack

Dear all, I own a MG VA DHC from 1937. This year I'm gonna plan to drive some Rallyes. For that I want to be well prepared. So I'm searchi…

Started by Kai

0 Feb 19

VA Steering wheel

I have now had VA 1691 for just over a week. I drove it 90 miles home, including a ferry to the Isle of Wight, without any serious problems…

Started by Michael

0 Jan 26

Friction Discs in the SA Crakshaft Damper

Can anyone explain the function and fitting of the two friction discs in the crankshaft damper on a SA engine ?. I am working on SA0499, an…

Started by Tony Slattery

1 Jun 8, 2018
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petrol oils switch

am in the process of renovating my MGVA. I am working on the dashboard controls at the moment and have today removed the Petrol/Oil switch.…

Started by jan groeneveld

0 Aug 14, 2017

oil leak va 1938

when i jack up the car on one side its leaking oil at the bearing if the car is horinzontal tehn not what might be the problem thank you ve…

Started by jan groeneveld

0 Jul 29, 2017

VA Semaphores

I have found that my VA is sporting a non-matching pair of semaphores. Could someone please tell me which are the correct versions for the…

Started by Nick Salmon

2 Apr 16, 2017
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VA Saloon sunroof removal

I have reached the stage of needing to take out the sunroof on the VA. I have the headlining mostly off and also the headlining that covers…

Started by Nick Salmon

4 Jan 1, 2017
Reply by David Count

VA steering box

I have recently tackled the wayward steering on the VA. Dealt with the shimming and filled the box with gear oil (it looked pretty dry) - o…

Started by Nick Salmon

4 Nov 1, 2016
Reply by Mike Temple

Rotten hose in sunroof drains

I am sure this will come as no surprise to anyone who has fully renovated a VA saloon but I post this for those who haven't. First time out…

Started by Nick Salmon

0 Oct 14, 2016

Ammeter 'repair'

When I got the VA the charging system was very dodgy. Having fettled the dynamo and cutout/regulator all was well - except the ammeter didn…

Started by Nick Salmon

0 Oct 13, 2016


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