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CAR SPECIFICATIONS - MGA TWIN CAM

 

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION
Vin Plate  
Vehicle Number Location Bulkhead, in front of heater
Body Number Location Firewall, between RH hood hinge & fuse block
Engine Number Location Right side of engine
Gearbox Number Location Top of casing
TUNE UP
Rear Axle Number Location Front of LH axle tube
Engine Firing Order 1342
Valve Rocker Clearance NA
Idle Speed 900-1100 rpm
Static Ignition Timing 9.1:1 - TDC; 8.3:1 - 8 deg. BTDC
Dynamic Ignition Timing NA
Timing Mark Location Timing cover & crank pulley
Distributor Make/Type Lucas DM2 P4
Contact Breaker (points) Gap .014-.015"
Rotation of Rotor anti-clockwise
Dwell Angle 60 +/- 3 degrees
Ignition Coil Make/Type Lucas HA12
Primary Resistance  
Spark Plug Make/Type Champion N3
Spark Plug Gap .025"
Carburetor Make/Type Twin SU H6
Carburetor Main Jet .100"
Carburetor Main Jet Needle OA6
Carburetor Piston Spring red
VEHICLE & ENGINE
Length 156"
Width 58"
Height 50"
Ground Clearance 6"
Track Front 47 29/32"
Track Rear 48 7/8"
Wheelbase 94"
Turning Circle 32' 6"
Toe-In nil
Unladen Weight  
Curb Weight 2185 lbs. (roadster)
Gross Weight  
Original Tire Size 5.90x15
Original Tire Pressure Front (Cold) 24 psi
Original Tire Pressure Rear (Cold) 26 psi
Replacement Tire Size 165R15
Engine Type BC16GB
Engine Displacement 1588 cc
Firing Order 1342
Compresssion Ratio 9.9:1, 8.3:1
Engine Bore 2.969"
Engine Stroke 3.5"
Number of Cylinders  
Oil Pressure Idle 10-15 psi
Oil Pressure Normal 56-60 psi
Ignition Type points
Fuel System Type  
Fuel Pump Make/Type SU electric
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 gal (US)
Cooling System Capacity 16.2 pints (US)
Sump Capacity 14.4 pints (US)
Gearbox Capacity, non-overdrive 4-3/4 pints (US)
Gearbox Capacity, overdrive NA
Gearbox Capacity, automatic  

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