1932 MG J2
Registration No. HY 6817. Chassis No 2062
Purchased from Barry Walker in September1994 in boxes of bits, including
a new body tub, apron, valances and fuel tank.
Restored completely, down to the enut and bolt stagef, regardless of expense,
all parts either replaced or refurbished to new standards. Fitted with front mounted blower,
giving up to 14 p.s.i boost.
Car is finished in British Racing Green with red wire wheels.
The car was completed in April 2000, current mileage since rebuild, 2,900
Included with the car are about 6 years of eSafety Fastf and Octagon Car Club Bulletins,
together with several MG books and a pair of eBrooklands Aerof screens.
The following is a list of the more significant restoration work completed.
Block sleeved and rebored to standard size.(South Cerney Engineering)
Competition pistons (Mike Allison).
New double row front main bearing and rear bearing lined bored (Bob Jones)
Lip seals front and rear of crank.
Alloy clutch cover, fingers, plate, lining & springs (S & V).
Cast alloy side plates.
Crank assembly balanced. (SCE).
New high tensile head studs, all other studs replaced with stainless steel.
Head fitted with lead free inserts and valve guides (Bob Jones).
New camshaft, bearings, followers, shafts, eccentric bushes, valves and springs
New camshaft drive bevel gears.
New dynamo bevel gears, forks and coupling.
New oil pump gears.
External spin on oil filter.
Shorrock type supercharger (cross flow). Driven from crank shaft nose.
11/2h SU carb. Standard 1h carbs. refurbished.
Log type blower manifold fitted to original carb. manifold.
New water manifold (S&V)
New exhaust and silencer (16 gauge).
New bearings, lip seals, new release bearing.
Remote gear change rebushed.
New prop shaft (Hardy Spicer joints).
New CWP & spare (one alloy, one steel housing), 4.875, 5.125 ratios. Lip seals on input flange.
New half shafts and splined hubs.
Threaded ends on axle casing replaced.
Rear trunnion housings replaced.
Rear spring pivots replaced.
New centre leaves in springs.
New trunnion bushes.
Front axle checked and bushed (Tom Dark).
New front splined hubs & bearings.
Steering box bushed and lip sealed, with new bearings and half sphericals.
New eBrooklandsf steering wheel.
Hydraulic, braided hoses and copper nickel tube.
Front brakes twin leading shoe.
New handbrake cables.
New alloy skinned ash tub and doors.
New fuel tank and edog bonef filler cap.
Three front aprons, standard unblown, exposed blower, covered blower.
New bucket seats and upholstery (Collingbourne).
Radiator recored. (Vintage Radiators).
Radiator shell & grill rechromed.
New door locks & handles.
New side screens (stainless steel frames).
New hood & tonneau.
New galvanised bulkhead & seals.
New propshaft tunnel.
New alloy mudguards & stays.
All instruments rebuilt (Chris Clarke).
Dynamo, Starter & Cut-out rewound.
Distributor, SU pump rebuilt.
New side & rear lights, Flashers fitted.
Headlights resilvered & fitted Halogen bulbs.
Altette Horn rebuilt.
New battery March 2003 (4 year guarantee).