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1 The Newsletter of the mg’m’ group (1998) Spring 2010 Pride of Longbridge line up What’s On Area News FBHVC News All Torque reaches 50 MG Estates MG Zero Concept In the Press Show Reports Seat Change part 2 Life With My New Owner £2.00 Kindly mention The MG’M’ Group (1998) when responding to advertisements

2 The mg ‘m’ group (1998) For MG Metro, Maestro & Montego Enthusiasts CLUB HOTLINE: (01763) Chairman: Patrick Roberts All correspondence relating to this publication should be sent to: THE NEXT ISSUE OF FORWARD! WILL BE: Summer 2010 THE CLOSING DATE FOR ARTICLES, LETTERS AND ADVERTISEMENTS IS 10 July 2010 Website : PLEASE NOTE ! Membership enquiries should be sent to : Jason Copeland, Willow Cottage, Wicker Hall, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 9DP Tel: Articles for possible inclusion should be sent to the address quoted above. Submissions should be either in plan text accompanied by any graphics files (JPGs), or in Microsoft® Word 6 TM. The THE MG’M’ Group (1998) reserve the right to amend contributors’ submissions to conform with both the newsletter’s editorial style and available space. The views and opinions expressed in the articles in this newsletter are those of the individual contributors and do not necessarily represent those of THE MG’M’ Group (1998) or its committee members. 1 Technical enquiries Regalia enquiries and orders should be sent to : Matthew Semple, 2 Perry Road, Long Ashton,Bristol, BS41 9FE Tel: Life with my new owner Well, a lot has happened since my last update. As soon as Winter Forward! was printed and sent out, the MG Saloon Day venue for 2010 informed us of a slight problem. As a result, I was whisked away to see a number of new possible venues for MG Saloon Day. A slight detour to pickup Midlands’ rep Mandy, I was soon at the first venue of the day, which looked very promising (we are likely to use it in a couple of years time). After a quick refreshment for both me and my passengers, I was on my way to the second venue visit of the day (which we have booked for this year’s event). Stopping around the corner for another refreshment break, I was soon heading home to London, after dropping Mandy back home. So, 350 miles later, I was done for the day. I was also offered my services, of delivering a mk1 Metro to Birmingham. Due to a slight problem with the trailer, I completed the delivery in a 400 mile roundish daytrip. As you will have seen in this issue of Forward! I have been to a number of shows around the country. So far this year I have been to five shows, and am expecting to see a fair few more before the year is out. 30 K125CAC My owner was asked if he was interested in taking part in a radio show about the reputation of the Montego. It involved having Quentin Wilson being interviewed in the back of me while driving around London. As a result, I was quickly worked on to try and resolve some of my running and body problems. I had new plugs, leads, rotor arm, distributor cap, air filter, exhaust manifold and manifold gasket. I also had my headlining temporarily fixed. I will still require having the brain and throttle body reset properly before too long, as I am still not right. I have since been on holiday down in Somerset, where I broke my leg (circlip on the driveshaft broke, leaving the car with no wheel drive). So, I will have to have that fixed properly once my owner has sourced the correct part, along with a new set of brake pads. In the meantime, my owner has had to help fix the friend’s MG Maestro. It required new rear shocks and currently has a broken down pipe on the exhaust, so that needs investigating and fixing. So I am sure you will hear about that next time. Hope to see you all at MG Saloon Day in July. Please place a show flyer, enclosed with this newsletter, on any MGs you see. Thank you. Latest news from the Chairman’s MG.


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