Summer 1990

Welcome to the Summer 1990 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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Starting a British Sports Car Club

The response to our “Join a British Sports Car Club” invitation in the last issue of the Moss Motoring has been nothing less than amazing! We’ve received a constant stream of letters and SASEs asking for details of local British car clubs from the Moss club database. In the majority of cases, we were able…


The Club Scene – Summer 1990

Recently, I was surprised to read an article in a nationally circulated British car magazine, which, in essence, was somewhat critical of the introduction of the British Motor Heritage MGB body shell. It actually went so far as to suggest that any MGB rebuilt using the Heritage shell could be classified as a fake! The…


There’s Always Hope…

With one car up for sale in the U.S.—an MG—I was scanning the ads in Hong Kong to find a replacement. A 1950 MG TD in running condition was advertised, with holes in fenders, rusted running boards, ripped top and a transmission that acted as if it were a machine gun in the not so…


Tech Tips: Summer 1990

Does the Light Go Off When the Door Closes? Michael Thomason Mobile, AL As a small child, one of the great mysteries of life was whether or not the light stayed on in the refrigerator after you closed the door. This is a big issue for most kids. Unfortunately, I could never figure out how…


Bitten by the Sports Car Bug

None of us would be poring over this publication if somewhere along the way we hadn’t been bitten by the “sports car” bug. But how did it bite, and how serious the infection, and more importantly, how it progresses, is my story of this incurable affliction. My story may or may not be typical, but…


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