MG SVW Cars 1936 -1939

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Transporting vehicles in the UK and Europe

I've just had my MG VA tourer moved from Eds to my house - around 220 miles. The guy who did the removals, Kev, is a pleasant and polite person who offers a very personal and caring service.

He's fully insured up to £40K and has a fleet of 4 low loaders. Take a look at his websites:

Autotrans and Classic car transportation

He charges around £1 a mile, but this is only charged from pickup to drop off. If there's a chance that he might be able to fit you in with another pickup in your area, he will do it even cheaper, if you ask. Call him for a quote

You can contact him on 07950 411 811 or at

Hope you find him as good as I did

Longstone tyres, Bawtry 01302 711 123

Front hubs, rear hubs and half shafts Orson Equipment 01384 241 717
Unit K2
Peartree Ind Pk
Crackley Way
Peartree La

Morris register have many new parts including brake parts for VA

Castrol Classic oils
- free delivery over £30

Derby Plating Services Ltd
Specialist electro platers, polishers and metal finishers
148 Abbey Street
DERBY,Derbyshire DE22 3ES
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1332 382408

WEFCO leather spring gaiters

Peter recommended WEFCO and they supply gaiters at £115 each
I came across the Springer Sisters Classic Transport Clubs, Parts and services links. There seems to be a recommendation for each of them and sometimes the named person to speak to - thought it might help someone
I now have found the correct name for wire wheels we had made for the VA - he did a great job and I would highly recommend him to you - his workshop is just wonderful

P J Hallewell engineering
Unit 5
Long Lane farm
UB10 8QT

01895 674 852

From the SVW forum on a discussion about rev counter gearbox. Evidently the correct gear ratio for a VA is 2.66:1 and they can be bought from Speedograph Richfield Ltd

Speedograph Richfield Ltd,
Rolleston Drive,
Arnold, Nottingham NG5 7JR United Kingdom.
Telephone:0044 (0) 115 926 4235.
Fax:0044 (0) 115 920 9912

They also do a range including

Flexible Drive and Control Cables
Instrumentation Repairs and Restoration
Instrument Fitting Accessories
Miniature Corrector Gearboxes & Angle Drives

I haven't come across these before, but they seem to have a very useful range of items

Does anyone know which ratio is correct for the SA?

RGB1014-02         2.25 : 1   

RGB1014-03         2.66 : 1 


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