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MG Magnette, 1.5 L, Midget (1927-1971): repair manuals

A manual on your MG Magnette, 1.5 Litre or Midget (1927-1971)? Here are Haynes and other service and repair manuals on these MG passenger cars. They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

The MG Workshop Manual - Complete Tuning and Maintenance for all Models (1929-1955)

Thick workshop manual for all MG models from the period 1929-1955, from the MG M up to the TF 1500.
Covered models:
- M Midget (1929-1932)
- F Magna (1931-1932)
- D Midget (1931-1932)
- J1 and J2 (1932-1934), J3 (1932-1933), J4 (1933)
- K3 (1933-1934), KN (1934-1935)
- L1 and L2 Magna (1933-1934)
- PA Midget (1934-1935), PB Midget (1935-1936)
- TB Midget (1939)
- VA 1-1/2L (1937-1939)
- SA 2L (1936-1939)
- WA 2.6L (1939)
- TC Midget,
- After Magnette
- TA Midget, TD Midget
- Y Saloon, YT Tourer
- QA Midget
- RA Midget
- TF Midget and TF 1500.

  • The classic workshop manual for classic MG's, as recommended by the MG factory. Because of the name of the author, also called the "Blower-book" by MG enthusiasts.
  • Provides the official MG factory information for normal maintenance and repair.
  • Including a chapter on rebuilding Wilson pre-selector transmissions for K3s.
  • Also technical specification sheets, lubrication schemes, wiring diagrams and a complete list of engine parts.
Author:W.E. Blower
Specs:602 pages, 25.5 x 18 cm / 10 x 7.1 in, hardback
Illustrations:368 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bentley Publishers (USA, 2015)
Book: The MG Workshop Manual - Complete Tuning and Maintenance for all Models (1929-1955)

The MG Workshop Manual - Complete Tuning and Maintenance for all Models (1929-1955)

Language: English

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MG Workshop Manual - All Models 1927-1939

Official factory workshop manual (print on demand reprint) for maintenance and repair of MG passenger cars from the years 1927-1939.

This is the same technical manual that was used in the MG dealer's workshop at the time.

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:80 pages, 21 x 15 x 0.5 cm / 8.25 x 5.9 x 0.2 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: MG Workshop Manual - All Models 1927-1939

MG Workshop Manual - All Models 1927-1939

Language: English

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The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget 8/33 hp Sports Car (M-Type, 1929-1932)

Official instruction book for the MG Midget 8/33 hp (M-Type). Describes operation, instruments, use, service intervals, routine maintenance, identification, specifications, etc.

Production years: 1929-1932.

This is the original instruction handbook that came with every new car. Reprint of the 1935 edition.

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:86 pages, 21 x 15 x 0.6 cm / 8.25 x 5.9 x 0.24 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget 8/33 hp Sports Car (M-Type, 1929-1932)

The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget 8/33 hp Sports Car (M-Type, 1929-1932)

Language: English

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The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget Supercharged (Model J3, 1932)

Official instruction book for the MG Midget Supercharged (Model J3). Describes operation, instruments, use, service intervals, routine maintenance, identification, specifications, etc.

Production year: 1932.

This is the original instruction handbook that came with every new car. Reprint of the 1936 edition.

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:80 pages, 21 x 15 x 0.5 cm / 8.25 x 5.9 x 0.2 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget Supercharged (Model J3, 1932)

The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget Supercharged (Model J3, 1932)

Language: English

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The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget (P and PB Series, 1934-1936)

Official instruction book for the MG Midget P and PB Series. Describes operation, instruments, use, service intervals, routine maintenance, identification, specifications, etc.

Production years: 1934-1936.

This is the original instruction handbook that came with every new car. Reprint of the 3rd edition (1940).

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:84 pages, 21 x 15 x 0.5 cm / 8.25 x 5.9 x 0.2 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget (P and PB Series, 1934-1936)

The Instruction Manual for the MG Midget (P and PB Series, 1934-1936)

Language: English

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MG Midget Spare Parts Lists - Series M, D, J, PA and PB

Complete parts catalogue (reprint) for all pre-war MG Midgets.

Versions: series M, D, J, PA and PB.

This is the same technical manual that was used in the MG dealer's workshop at the time.

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:134 pages, 20.5 x 12.5 x 0.8 cm / 8.1 x 4.9 x 0.31 in, paperback
Illustrations:illustrated with b&w drawings
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: MG Midget Spare Parts Lists - Series M, D, J, PA and PB

MG Midget Spare Parts Lists - Series M, D, J, PA and PB

Language: English

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Spare Parts List for the MG 1.5 Litre (1939)

Complete parts catalogue (reprint) for the MG 1 1/2 litre (1939).

This is the same technical manual that was used in the MG dealer's workshop at the time.

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:76 pages, 20.5 x 12.5 x 0.5 cm / 8.1 x 4.9 x 0.2 in, paperback
Illustrations:illustrated with b&w drawings
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: Spare Parts List for the MG 1.5 Litre (1939)

Spare Parts List for the MG 1.5 Litre (1939)

Language: English

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Spare Parts Lists for the MG 18/80 Six Sports (1928-1931)

Complete parts catalogue (reprint) for the MG 18/80 Six Sports (1928-1931).

This is the same technical manual that was used in the MG dealer's workshop at the time.

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:52 pages, 21 x 15 x 0.3 cm / 8.25 x 5.9 x 0.12 in, paperback
Illustrations:illustrated
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: Spare Parts Lists for the MG 18/80 Six Sports (1928-1931)

Spare Parts Lists for the MG 18/80 Six Sports (1928-1931)

Language: English

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Service Parts List for the MG Two-Litre (SA-Type, 1936-1939)

Complete parts catalogue (reprint) for the MG Two-Litre (SA Type, 1936-1939).

This is the same technical manual that was used in the MG dealer's workshop at the time.

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:80 pages, 21 x 15 x 0.5 cm / 8.25 x 5.9 x 0.2 in, paperback
Illustrations:illustrated
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: Service Parts List for the MG Two-Litre (SA-Type, 1936-1939)

Service Parts List for the MG Two-Litre (SA-Type, 1936-1939)

Language: English

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Spare Parts Lists for the MG Magnette (K Type)

Complete parts catalogue (reprint) for the MG Magnette.

This is the same technical manual that was used in the MG dealer's workshop at the time.

Author:The MG Car Company Ltd
Specs:116 pages, 21 x 15 x 0.7 cm / 8.25 x 5.9 x 0.28 in, paperback
Illustrations:illustrated with b&w drawings
Publisher:Salzwasser-Verlag (D, 2009)
Book: Spare Parts Lists for the MG Magnette (K Type)

Spare Parts Lists for the MG Magnette (K Type)

Language: English

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Morris Oxford V & VI / MG Magnette III & IV / Wolseley 15/60 & 16/60 (1959-1971) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the BMC passenger cars:
- Morris Oxford V (1959-1961)
- Morris Oxford VI (1961-1971)
- MG Magnette III (1959-1961)
- MG Magnette IV (1961-1969)
- Wolseley 15/60 (1958-1961)
- Wolseley 16/60 (1961-1971)

Petrol engines:
- 1.5 L (1489 cc)
- 1.6 L (1622 cc).

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Morris Oxford V and VI / MG Magnette III and IV / Wolseley 15/60 and 16/60 describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the petrol engines (timing gear, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Author:J. H. Haynes
Specs:200 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, hardback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 1969)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (0005)
Book: Morris Oxford V & VI / MG Magnette III & IV / Wolseley 15/60 & 16/60 (1959-1971) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Morris Oxford V & VI / MG Magnette III & IV / Wolseley 15/60 & 16/60 (1959-1971)

Language: English

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