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Photo for Cars Make Me SmileCars Make Me Smile

It’s different for most of us, maybe the same for a few of us, but there’s that one thing that takes us all back to a better time,…  Read more


Photo for GT-41 Photo BoothGT-41 Photo Booth

Good news! The GT-41 Photo Booth photos are now available for download. Many thanks to MGA! Editor, Mike Tooke, for taking the photos and sorting them into an…  Read more


Photo for RootsRoots

One of the most rewarding aspects of owning a vintage car (besides driving it) is discovering its provenance. I attempted to unearth the heritage of my MG-TC, but…  Read more


Photo for It is Definitely a SicknessIt is Definitely a Sickness

In partnership with my body man I have completed four frame-up restorations, and I am working on my fifth. Lately I seem to get more frustrated than ever…  Read more


Photo for An MG Affair From Both Sides of the PondAn MG Affair From Both Sides of the Pond

I returned to the UK in 2012 after living for twelve years in the U.S.A. Besides bringing my family, I also brought back a memento of my third…  Read more


Photo for “I Guarantee It Is All There”“I Guarantee It Is All There”

These are the famous words of someone who took apart an MGA, got in over their head, then let it sit for a number of years and now…  Read more


Photo for How Not to DownsizeHow Not to Downsize

NAMGAR Treasurer, George Kress, provides us with another amusing article - this time on downsizing.  Read more


Photo for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to OttawaA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Ottawa

George Kress, NAMGAR Treasurer and long-time NAMGAR member, provides an amusing story on his trip to the GT in Ottawa.  Read more


Photo for MGAs go to the Emerald Isle Part 2: Ulster to Sligo to EssexMGAs go to the Emerald Isle Part 2: Ulster to Sligo to Essex

Following our MGCC Ulster tour in Northern Ireland, our six MGAs and one MG6 had an important location to visit in the area before we set off for…  Read more


Photo for An Ale Commissioned to Celebrate the MG: A Brew to RememberAn Ale Commissioned to Celebrate the MG: A Brew to Remember

If you’ve ever been to the town of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, northeast of London, you may have noticed there’s an aroma in the air that will…  Read more


Photo for MGAs Go to the Emerald Isle Part 1: Essex to UlsterMGAs Go to the Emerald Isle Part 1: Essex to Ulster

Once upon a time a young Englishman with an MGA heard an Irish folk song that touched his heart with its romantic lyrics and haunting guitar. That young…  Read more


Photo for AFFLICTION! Learning to Live with a Life-Long DisorderAFFLICTION! Learning to Live with a Life-Long Disorder

The start of my affliction/disease - or whatever you would like to call "MG-itis" occurred in 1964. I was in the Air Force driving home on leave from…  Read more


Photo for Maggy Magnette…Where Are You?Maggy Magnette…Where Are You?

I’ve been meaning to do an article on the Magnette for some time now and I’ve finally gotten pencil to paper, but I guess keyboard to monitor is…  Read more


Photo for MG Vintage Racers Gather at Lime RockMG Vintage Racers Gather at Lime Rock

Labor Day weekend the quiet Connecticut countryside came alive as seventy MG vintage racers, including seventeen MGAs, gathered at historic Lime Rock Park to celebrate MGVR’s 2011 East…  Read more


Photo for Sebring MGA Reunion March 2012Sebring MGA Reunion March 2012

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the last MGA team’s participation in the 1962 Sebring 12 hour race, nine known surviving factory team cars will reunite this spring…  Read more


Photo for The Trip NorthThe Trip North

This article, written by Myron Rock, was first published in the January/February 2011 MGA! magazine.  Read more


Photo for A Bit of Fun - The Hidden Human Factors of the MGA & MGBA Bit of Fun - The Hidden Human Factors of the MGA & MGB

Do you have a "method" to get into, and get out of, your MGA? And when you are out of the car, do you have a favorite spot to sit on it? In this article from MGA! Volume 36 #2, Tom White examines the human/car interface.  Read more


Photo for Why You Should Not Undercoat Your CarWhy You Should Not Undercoat Your Car

As a young man of forty I bought my first MGA and did a frame on restoration. I enjoyed this project and decided that when I retire I…  Read more


Photo for What’s On your Badge-Bar? The British Motoring ClubsWhat’s On your Badge-Bar? The British Motoring Clubs

Following is an article which recently appeared in the MGA! magazine written by Roger Bailey, NAMGAR Member. Many enthusiasts like to make their MGs just that bit more…  Read more