Member Page: Ricky Raybould
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1965 MG Midget MkII
Member Journal – Ricky Restoration Journal
There are 8 total entries in this Journal.
Posted on: Monday September 14, 2015
6 years later, my 21st and the car's 50th. Not updated this for a long time but over the past three years I've started my Apprenticeship for Triumph Motorcycles as a design engineer, completed two years of uni as part of the training and in the background always working on the car. Took her for an MOT just before I headed off to university in August 2013. Came frustratingly close to passing, failing on a tyre and a missing bonnet catch. It was the first time she's been MOT'ed since 2002 and ...
Posted on: Saturday April 27, 2013
Well I haven't updated this as regularly as I hope hoped but since, starting as a design apprentice at the revived Triumph motorcycles I have found less time to document what I have been doing to the car. One of the first major changed to the car was the replacement of the exhaust. I had originally attempted to repair the original but upon inspection it was found to be in much worse condition than I had originally thought. So I took the plunge, had a trip down to the MGOC headquarters and pu...
Posted on: Monday August 13, 2012
When my dad brought my car there was a mass of wiring hanging loose under the dashboard as well as two speakers mounted in the wooden bulkhead between the boot and cabin. There had at one point been a radio in the car but by the looks of it had used some sort of custom built mount. I believe that I have quite an original car and is certainly the only mkII that I have seen with the original body shell. To this end I wanted to add a radio but use an original MG console to keep with the feel of ...
Posted on: Sunday July 22, 2012
I have not updated this journal in quite a while and in the 6 months or so since then quite a lot has happened to the car. I am very nearly now at the stage where the car is ready to take an MOT but there were a few steps between November and now that I have not covered. First, for Christmas I received a pair of wing mirrors and 3-point seatbelts for the car. Not what every 17 year would ask for but it suited me down to the ground. So naturally by boxing day the driver's seat was out and ...
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