Clydesdale Classic Cars, the MG Midget Repairs and Servicing Specialists

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Repairs & Servicing for the MG Midget

MG Midget background

The MG Midget is a classic British sports car that has been a favourite among enthusiasts since its introduction in the early 1960s. Known for its agile handling and stylish design, the Midget symbolises British automotive history.

Importance of regular maintenance

Like any classic car, maintaining an MG Midget requires specialist knowledge and expertise. Proper servicing and timely repairs are essential to keep these vehicles running smoothly and safely.

This article will explore how we perform repairs and servicing at Clydesdale Classic Cars and give you some preventative maintenance tips for your MG Midget.

MG Midget Repairs and Servicing

Finding a specialist

Experience with MG Midgets

When looking for a mechanic or garage to service your MG Midget, finding someone with specific experience working on these classic cars is essential.

Clydesdale Classic Cars have the knowledge and skills to diagnose and repair any issues that may arise.

Recommendations and reviews

Ask fellow MG Midget owners or local classic car clubs for recommendations on reputable specialists. You can check out our online reviews and testimonials, which will provide valuable insight into our quality of work and customer service.

Engine repairs on an MG Midget
Servicing an MG Midget

Common MG Midget Repairs

Electrical system

The electrical system in MG Midgets can be prone to issues, such as faulty switches, corroded connections, and worn wiring. We will be able to diagnose and repair these problems effectively.


Common engine issues include leaks, overheating, and worn components. We have the expertise to address these problems and ensure your MG Midget’s engine performs at its best.


MG Midgets are known for their manual transmissions, which can develop issues like worn synchros, clutch problems, and gear linkage issues.

We have the experience to identify and resolve these problems to keep your transmission running smoothly.

Suspension and steering

Over time, the suspension and steering components of an MG Midget can wear down or become damaged. To maintain optimal handling and performance, we can replace or repair parts like shock absorbers, springs, and steering racks.

Braking system

MG Midgets may require brake system repairs, such as replacing worn pads, discs, or brake lines. And at Clydesdale Classic Cars, we will ensure that your braking system is functioning correctly, keeping you safe on the road.

Carrying out repair work to the engine of an MG Midget
Transmission repairs on a classic MG Midget

Preventative maintenance

Regular inspections

By performing routine inspections, we can help identify potential issues before they become significant problems. Schedule regular maintenance visits with us to keep your MG Midget in top condition.

Fluid checks and changes

Regularly checking and changing fluids, such as engine oil, coolant, and brake fluid, is crucial for the overall health of your MG Midget. We can help ensure that your vehicle’s fluids are at the correct levels and in good condition.

Wear and tear

Keep an eye on wear and tear, such as worn tyres or deteriorating hoses, and address these issues promptly. Regular maintenance can help extend the life of your MG Midget and prevent costly repairs down the line.

Upgrades and modifications

As technology advances, consider upgrading or modifying your MG Midget to improve its performance, safety, or comfort. We can guide you through available options and ensure that any upgrades are correctly installed and compatible with your vehicle.


Owning an MG Midget is a rewarding experience, but maintaining these classic vehicles requires care and expertise.

By choosing us for repairs and servicing, you can keep your Midget running smoothly and safely. Regular maintenance and prompt attention to issues will ensure that your classic car remains a joy to drive for years.

Why Choose Clydesdale Classic Cars for Repairs & Servicing?

Clydesdale Classic Cars are the leading UK-based classic car repair specialist, known for our exceptional service and dedication to maintaining and repairing all types of classic vehicles, including the beloved MG Midget.

Here are some key reasons to choose Clydesdale Classic Cars for your MG Midget repairs and servicing:

Expertise and experience

With years of experience in the classic car industry, Clydesdale Classic Cars have a team of skilled mechanics who understand the intricacies of the MG Midget and other classic cars.

Our wealth of knowledge and expertise ensures your vehicle receives the highest quality care and attention.

Comprehensive services

Clydesdale Classic Cars offer various services, from routine maintenance and repairs to full restorations and performance upgrades.

Our one-stop-shop approach means you can trust us with all aspects of your MG Midget’s care.

Genuine parts

Clydesdale Classic Cars understand the importance of using genuine, high-quality parts to repair and maintain your MG Midget. We have access to a vast network of suppliers, ensuring we can source the best parts for your classic car.

Personalised attention

As a dedicated classic car specialist, we take the time to understand each of our customer’s unique needs and preferences. We are committed to providing personalised service and tailoring our approach to ensure your satisfaction.

Excellent reputation

We have built an outstanding reputation within the classic car community, earning the trust of numerous MG Midget owners and enthusiasts.

Our dedication to quality workmanship and customer satisfaction makes us a top choice for classic car repairs and servicing.

In conclusion, choosing Clydesdale Classic Cars for your MG Midget repairs and servicing means entrusting your cherished classic car to a team of experienced professionals who share your passion for these vehicles.

With our expertise, personalised approach, and commitment to quality, you can have confidence that your MG Midget is in the best possible hands.

Contact Us About Your MG Midget

Are you having issues with your classic MG Midget? Please reach out to us today to discuss your requirements.

Note: If you can not find our reply email in your normal inbox, it is worth checking your spam or junk mail folder. We also recommend anyone with a or email account to provide a contact number.

MG Midget Repairs & Servicing (FAQs)

It’s recommended to have your MG Midget serviced annually or every 3,000 miles, whichever comes first. Get in touch for a specific maintenance schedule based on your vehicle’s age and usage.

Prices to carry out servicing on an MG Midget will vary depending on the service being carried out. A small service such as an oil and filter change will be markedly cheaper than carrying out a full or major service.

Get in touch today and we will be able to advise a cost to service your MG Midget.

While some parts may be more difficult to find than others, many suppliers specialise in classic car parts, including those for MG Midgets. We can source most parts needed for repairs and maintenance.

As an owner, you can do basic maintenance tasks like checking fluid levels and tyre pressure and replacing worn wiper blades. However, consulting us for more complex tasks or when in doubt is recommended.

Regular maintenance, timely repairs, and preserving the car’s original features can help maintain or increase its value. Upgrades and modifications should be carefully considered, as some changes may appeal to only some buyers.

Recommended Reading

Below is a small selection of articles covering repairs and servicing options available at Clydesdale Classic Cars. Our technicians have the expertise and know-how to service and repair any classic car regardless of make or model and importantly, at a competitive price point.