Spring 1983

Welcome to the Spring 1983 issue of Moss Motoring. Immerse yourself in a vast range of stories that range from personal profiles, to technical advice, and more. We promise it’s a ride worth your while. Browse the articles below.

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MGA – Britain’s first real production Sports Car?

First published in Moss Motoring 1983

From its launch date in September 1955 until its demise in July of 1962, 101,081 MGA’s of all types were built. Of these, U.S. exports accounted for 81,153 in the following versions: 48,431 “1500’s” (production dates August 1955 – May 1959); 1,035 “Twin Cams” (September 1958 – June 1960); 25,219 “1600’s (May 1959 – April 1961); and 6,468 “MK II’s” (April 1961 –


Changed your brake fluid lately?

When was the last time you changed your brake fluid? Yes, that’s right: brake fluid. Not just topped it off, but changed it? If you answer “never” or “years ago,” you may wish to consider that failure to do so every couple of years can be an expensive over-sight!


Up Close and Personal with Greg Prehodka

A long-time resident of Edison, NJ, Greg Prehodka is by day a planning engineer for Western Electric. By night and weekend, however, Greg’s thoughts usually turn to the real love of his life -vintage MG’s.


Moss Opens East Coast Distribution Center

At least 50% of the times you order parts for your car, you need it “yesterday”. However carefully you plan your breakdowns, it’s always the part you don’t keep a spare of in the garage that goes! (When did you last have to use that fan belt that’s lying alongside the spare tire in your trunk?!)


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