Feb 22, The first version, announced at the end of June, was essentially a slightly more expensive badge-engineered version of the MkII Austin-Healey Sprite. The hydraulic system gained a separate master cylinder for the clutch. I have some tolerance to modify frame and foot boxes, but to get it all to fit will require more than my pain threshold will allow. Several months ago I was given free a Midget minus original engine and trannywith a pair of Mazda 13B engines and a 5-speed tranny.
I fully agree that an original would fit without any modifications, and that the Datsun transmission swap would be what I want for drive-ability.
1962 MG Midget MKI Technical Specifications and Dimensions
The doors had no external handles or locks and the windows were sliding Perspex side-screens. I have other cars for this. The rotary engine was appealing due to its light weight, but they do like to suck gas. We can help you with everything you need to enjoy, maintain and run your MG at reasonable cost: The BMC A is very narrow