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History Of The MGA - HS-1
Also see History - Pedigree of the MG Mark - HS-2

HS-100 - os - A POTTED HISTORY of the MGA by Rob Higgins
HS-100A - os - 1) Marque Histories of BL Heritage 1895-1983
-(3.6-MB pdf)
HS-100B - os - 2) Marque Histories of BL Heritage 1895-1983
-(2.7-MB pdf)
HS-100C - The Man Who Made MG Cecil Kimber
-T&CC, May'88 -(0.9-MB pdf)
HS-100D - Experimental MGA KMO 326
-T&CC, Jun'89 -(0.8-MB pdf)

HS-101 - History Around the MGA, a more personal look
HS-102 - os - ENGINES FOR M.G's
by Niel Cairns -(pdf-330KB)
HS-102A - os - HOT RODS For Abingdon - Four Twin Cam Racing engines
HS-102B - os - The A,B-D of Austin Engines
-T&CC Feb'86 (1.6-MB pdf)
HS-103 - GREAT BRITAIN EXPORTS in the 50's
HS-104 - Austin MG DISTRIBUTORS AND DEALERS, USA/Canada 1971
HS-104A - Leyland North America DEALER DIRECTORY 1974
(2.5-MB pdf)
HS-104F - FALVEY Imported Cars in Detroit
HS-105 - PEDIGREE Of A CHAMPION
(through MGA)
-- HS-2 - History - Pedigree Of The MG Mark
--
(More than 40 models plus dozens of magazine articles)
HS-106 - Production and Distribution Numbers for MGA
HS-107 - ORIGINAL PRICES for MGA cars
HS-108 - FACTORY RECORDS For MGA, Additional Serial Numbers
HS-109 - The AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION
HS-BTR - os - B&TR Rivet Manufacturer (splash seal rivets)
HS-CON - CONNOLLY, The Specialists (leather)
-T&CC Aug'76 -(0.4 MB pdf)
CKD-ZET - os - BMC in Australia, 1950 to 1975
(see ckd)
CKD-AUS - os - History of MG in Australia
(see ckd)

HS-110 - ORIGINAL SHEET METAL for MGA
HS-111 - ORIGINAL WOOD for MGA
HS-115 - SKINNERS UNION - "SU" Carburetors and Fuel Pumps
HS-120 - VON DUTCH and PIN STRIPING - Early Artistry on the MGA
HS-130 - WIND TUNNEL TESTING of the MGA - Aerophysics Lab, MS State U
HS-150 - Miss MG, North America
HS-160 - Factory photos and notes
HS-170 - How British Leyland Grew itself to Death
, by Geoff Wheatley -(0.4 MB pdf)
copy from British Car Network on AllCarCentral.com
BMC Van and two MGAs Rat Fink painted on
VIDEOS:
os - Against The Clock 1955, 100-mph 1-hour testing
-British Pathe 10:43
os - B.M.C. Does It Again (1959)
-British Pathe 12:35
os - BMC Ladies First 1956, Alpine Rally
-British Pathe 20:06
os - British Car's Great Feat!, 254-mph 1959
-British Pathe 1:02
os - Fastest Car In The World (1957)
-YouTube 3:31
os - History of the MGA (1955-1962)
-YouTube 1:44
os - Le Mans 1955 - Part 1
-YouTube 6:19
os - Le Mans 1955 - Part 2
-YouTube 6:02
os - Le Mans 1955 - Part 3
-YouTube 6:57
os - Le Mans 1955 - Part 4
-YouTube 4:58
os - Le Mans 1955 - Part 5
-YouTube 5:46
os - MG Does It Again, EX-181 1957
-British Path 14:01
os - MG Old Number One
-YouTube 1:37
os - MGA Twin Cam Launch Re-Enactment 2, Pocono Manor, PA, 2008
-YouTube 1:33
os - MGA Twin Cam Re-Enactment Pt2, Pocono Manor, PA, 2008
-YouTube 0:36
os - More Records for Stirling Moss 1957
-British Pathe 1:09
os - No. 52: Restoring A Sebring Icon (Part 1)
-YouTube 3:51
os - Police Women training to drive MGA
- ITN Source 1.28
os - Sports Car of the Year 1955
-British Pathe 9:41
os - The Golden Age Of British Sports Cars
- YouTube 59:07
os - The MG Car Company: History of English Auto Maker MG
-YouTube 23:08
os - The History of MG Cars. Documentary, Part 1 of 2
-YouTube 12:16
os - The History of MG Cars Documentary, Part 2 of 2
-YouTube 12:47
os - Three Fastest MG's
-YouTube 2:09

CROSS REFERENCES to Other Sections:
BD-102GB - GRILLE BADGE for MGA
(see body)
BD-102GT - GRILLE TAG for MGA
(see body)
BD-108B - Splash Seal SPLIT RIVETS
(see body)
BOOKS - TECH-REF - Originality & History
-(see books)
-- "MGAs at Le Mans 1955"
-16 page magazine style pamphlet -(see books)
CKD-xxx - Completely Knocked Down MGA
-(see ckd cars)
LT-xxx - LITERATURE and Advertising
-(see literature)
LT-xxx - 50 Years of MG - T&CC, Nov'79 (pdf)
-(see literature)
RT-104A - FASTENERS - Original Threads
-(see restoration)
TC-125 - Top Performance SALES BROCHURE Apr-1958
-(see twincam)
TC-126 - Twin Cam SALES PROMOTION Letter, 1-Jul-1958 -
(see twincam)
TC-127 - Twin Cam PRESS INFORMATION Letter, 15-Jul-1958 -
(see twincam)
TC-130A - Twin Cam PRESS RELEASE Package, 14-Jul-58-
(see twincam)
TC-xxx - Twin Cam Thirtieth Anniversary
-(1.6-MB pdf) -(see twincam)
TF-xxx - TOOLS - Factory Original
-(see tools)
TT-129 - HARDTOP HISTORY, Parts and Fit -
(see hardtop)
WT-107 - AUSTER Name Plate and Company Information -
(see windscreen)
VT-xxx - PROTOTYPES and VARIANTS of MGA
-(see variants)

Also see History - Pedigree of the MG Mark - HS-2

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