18 February 2012

28.12.11 Display of Restored MG Cars by Gavin McNaughton

These two MGs were fully restored alone by
Gavin McNaughton

"Aggie" the 1948 TC and

" Thor" the 1951 TD

19 July 2011

11th August 2011 - The Finished Rebuild of Gavin's Dream 1951 MG TD

Gavins 1951 MG TD is finally finished - showing her off

in a 'green spot' in Eastcliff, Hermanus.

20th July 2011 - Our MG TD takes her first run

The first trial run out of the garage

4 April 2010

21st March 2010 - Andre & Gav Starting the TD

So Andre - how do you like the sound of the engine?? Good eh?

21 February 2010

10 February 2010

8 February 2010

The Dashboard - November 2009

The dashboard 'lining' is fitted.

Then a chrome edging is attached before the instrument panel and various 'dials'

go into the dashboard. And you defenitely require a stool for the job !!

29 November 2009

The Carburetors 15th November 2009

Such an important part of the motor -

these two carburetors were overhauled

by Gavin before being fitted.

Door Catches 25th November 2009

The finicky door catches were among the many small items to be fitted and adjusted - all taking considerable time !

Patience being the essence.

8 November 2009

5th November 2009 THE BOX

This was the box with parts ordered from the UK.
among which were ...........
clutch adj rod, lever clutch, clutch link etc etc etc.........
cable choke, cable starter, fuel pipe etc.........
exhaust system for MG TD, coupling kit,
switch starter, horn brkt LH
body, bulb holder etc etc etc.........
side covers TD leather kit - sleeve seat back, strip set s/scn
V. panel & vinyl tri..........
seat slides, oil guage tube, connecter start cable
etc, etc, etc and many other small items !!!
Rather a super 'stand' which it arrived on do`nt you think ????

25 October 2009

24th October, 2009 Fitting the Exhaust

Inside view of part of the exhaust.
All necessary brackets had to be made by Gavin.

30th September 2009 Installing the Electrical System

The tedious job of taping the wiring

All the details of the TD parts manufacturer