Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline July 2009

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New Listings From the Parts Locker
MGA Rear axle shafts and hubs Two right, two left. All have 10-splines on inboard end. For MGA 1500. Wheel splines are in good condition. $60.00 each shaft/hub assembly - MG Steering Wheel Surface pitting on metal. $3.00 - MGB Trans Crossmember and Staybar Crossmember is very rusty. Buy this one for the good staybar. $15.00 - MGB Steering Lever Left side. Good condition. $8.00 - MG Vapor Canister $4.00

Previously Listed Items
Used MGB Oil Pan $10.00 - MGB Radiator Support Solid, No cracks. $10.00 - MGB Rear Engine Plate Used. $7.00 - MGB Used Steering Rack Nice. Rack & Pinion seem nice and tight, Tie rods seem good. Assume that it needs disassembly, cleaning, and new boots installed. $20.00 - MGB Used Valve Cover With breather tube. Surface rust on exterior, but very solid. $7.00 - Used Rear Midget Bumper Assembly Small cosmetic blemishes, very restorable. 1975-'80. $20.00 - Midget Valve Cover, Used With Breather Tube $8.00 - MGB Trunk Lid Good used condition. Small area of rust on inside lip at rear. $20.00 - Used Midget Starter Spins freely, but not tested. Unknown condition. $15.00 - MGB Air Filter Assembly For MGB's with Zenith-Stromberg Carb Setups. Good Condition. $20.00 - MGA Bare Engine Block 1500cc, BP15GB $20.00 - Late MGB Bare Engine Block 18V883. $15.00 - Midget / Sprite Bare Engine Block 948cc, 9CG-DA $20.00 - MG Midget Starter Core $5.00 - Sprite / MG Midget Emission Air Pump Pulley does not turn, for parts or core only. Look carefully at the picture as there are a few versions of these. $5.00
There are additional items available and photos, please check out the club website at or email our parts master, David Evans at with your parts request.

Cars for Sale
Member 1974 MG Midget, No engine or trans, quite rusty. Dashboard w/ tach & speedo, some other parts. Ken Rochocki, - 815-943-3592

Member 1966 MGB Mark I Roadster Tartan Red, original removable hardtop. Full history of repairs since restoration. Looks and runs like a champion - was a champion. $7950.00, Fred Dornback, 630.557.2574, - Elburn, IL

Member 1972 MGB Teal/Tan. New Tires, new rear springs, rear axle seals and brakes. Rebuilt speedometer shows 89K plus. Good solid driver. Asking $7200.00. Dave Peterson, 630.584.3661, - St. Charles, IL

Auction Notice: 1951 MG TD Roadster Geneseo, IL June 27th. Link:

Non-Member 1976 MG Midget Dark green with a tan interior and the interior is in quite good shape. The lower body panels need some work, but the rest of the car is in pretty good shape. Make offer. Pictures: Ken Billimack, 815.529.5016 , - Crystal Lake, IL

Member MGB Aluminum Hood Some damage to the front, but repairable. $30.00 Jim Dades, 847.675.1559 or 847.679.2746

Member - Free - 4 MGB Wire Wheels. 72 Spoke, some rust. Just call to arrange a pick up time. Hugh Brady, 847.991.1863 - Near Palatine

Non-Member SNUGFIT Hardtop (Black) for an MGB It came off an 1979 MGB and should fit any from 74 thru 80. SNUGFIT stopped making these about 20 years ago so it is not new. I have pictures and will send to anyone interested. See web site for photos Chuck, - Petersburg, IL

Member - Wanted, MG Midget Crankshaft. For '76 thru '79 Midget 1500. Tim McGowan, 847.352.0633,

Member - Wanted, '77 MGB Gearshift Lever It is the one that is cranked and carries Moss #443-145. Herb Smith, 630.926.6953 ,


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