Help spread the word about SpriteSpot as you attend car shows and other events! Just download the templateprint some cards, and help us by handing them out to all the "Little British Cars" you run across in your travels. It is intended that over the months and years, this section will grow as we receive contributions from our members, and that we'll end up with a "library" of materials to help Spridget enthusiasts.
The Driver's Handbook at the beginning of this manual is similar to the handbook that was provided with every new cc and cc Sprite and Midget. The Workshop Manual, making up the larger part of this book, is the official factory manual and was originally intended for use by dealer service departments. The publisher has incorporated additional factory procedures and specifications that have become available following the publication of the original factory information.
The first version, announced at the end of June was essentially a slightly more expensive badge-engineered version of the MkII Austin-Healey Sprite deluxe version. The original 'frogeye' Sprite had been introduced specifically to fill the gap in the market left by the end of production of the MG T-type Midget as its replacement, the MGA had been a significantly larger and more expensive car with greater performance. Many existing MG buyers turned to the Sprite to provide a modern low-cost sports car and so a badge-engineered MG version reusing the Midget name made sense. The new Midget differed from the Sprite only in grille design, badging, improved interior trim, better instruments and added external polished trim to justify its higher price.
It has been said, and justifiably, that the Sprite and Midget as produced by the MG Car Company from untilprovided motoring enthusiasts with by far the most amount of enjoyment, for by far the least amount of money. One of the most versatile sports cars ever, owners were within days of its announcement, competing successfully with them in all branches of motor sport, and have continued doing so ever since. Equally at home whether being used for racing, rallying, hillclimbing, sprinting, trialling, or auto-testing, these diminutive machines were and are truly competitive, and in talented hands always capable of some giant slaying results.
Technical Repair Manual. Step-by-step procedures linked to over easy-to-follow photos and illustrations. Complete troubleshooting section helps identify specific problems.
This MG Midget Convertible for sale is as fun and feisty to drive as it looks, with sharp lines that give the MG the classic look that we all want in our garage. Powering this mighty Based off of the austin Healey Sprite, the Midget was very similar in styling and functionality.
Well here is a great place to start but first let me tell you a little about myself because it would be a shame to lose contact. Thank you for visiting. Well that is some claim to make? I can remember my first MG Midget.
Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Austin-Healey Sprite, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Austin-Healey Sprite. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Austin-Healey Sprite can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. The Austin-Healey Sprite was designed to provide simple, fun motoring when it was launched in