Classic MG Sports Car Restoration


Technical Information for Gunsmiths and for Classic Car Enthusiasts

A General Note on MG Tooling

Factory style/original tools are now collector’s items and seldom become available. In any event, there were few of these tools at any time—only the dealers tended to purchase and use them. Some of the tools, like the ones needed to rebuild the brake servo units (power brake boosters) were never available. The factory workshop manual contained directions on how to make them if anyone ever needed them. Hence, factory tools are only obtained by chance and, often, at significant expense.

Over the years, I have developed my own tooling to do a number of the jobs which require special tooling. Some of these tools are based on the factory designs and some are based on my own ideas.  Read More.