- The MG
Car Club has this
website designed to provide top
quality and useful advice for the prospective MG buyer.
- MoonManMike put
list (Excel spreadsheet) for
when you go to view a potential purchase. The original thread on the
MG-Rover.org forum can
be found here.
want to buy an MGF/TF, what should I look out for?
- A very
comprehensive guide from Rob Bell can be found
here on his web site. Much of
this can be applied to buying a TF as well.
- Paul Lathwell's
DotComoff site has
this useful buying advice page.
- The Austin
Rover Online web site has
useful buyers here.
- Red Devil on the
MG-Rover.org forum put together
this excellent resume of the
differences between the F and TF plus other information regarding parts
seen an MGF for sale, how do I know if its a VVC model?
- Rob Bell explains
the differences on
this page of his web site.
just bought an F, what advice can you give me?
- Apart from enjoy
it, have a look at Tony Thompson's site here
for some excellent tips.
road tax band should my F/TF be in?
- full explanation
on Rob Bell's site here.
buy an MGF?
- Stephan Gribney's Ultimate
MG site tells you why in his FAQ
section under 'Why buy an F'.
can I buy parts from now that MG-Rover are no more?
a part of the huge Caterpillar group, they hold £40 million
worth of parts at any one time.
is the F/TF's 0-60 time?
- full list of all
here on Rob Bells's site.
are the economy figures for the F/TF?
- another list from
here, also includes emission
- more information here
need a part number for my F/TF, how can I find it?
- Dieter has the EPC
or Electronic Parts Catalogue on his web site here.
- Erik has a list of
common part numbers on his English Fantasy site here.
the MG F fitted warning triangle fit onto a TF boot?
seen a TF for sale that says it has SP2 fitted, what is that?
- SP1, SP2 and SP3
were options offered on new TF's by MG, the SP stands for Sport Pack.
These are the descriptions taken from the 1st January 2004 official
- SP1 - Lowered
- 10mm & uprated suspension.
- SP2 - Uprated
front disc brakes and calipers, 16" eleven spoke alloys
- SP3 - Uprated
front disc brakes and calipers, 16" Ultra lightweight alloys
The uprated front disc brakes and calipers consisted of 304mm discs and
AP 4 pot racing calipers.
- To determine if
you have SP1, the front struts should have the part number RND000700
stamped on them.