Welcome to our resource for MG Car Information.



MG parts spares and accessories are available for MG T Series (TA, MG TB, MG TC, MG TD, MG TF), Magnette, MGA, Twin cam, MGB, MGBGT, MGC, MGC GT, MG Midget, Sprite and other MG models from British car spares company LBCarCo.

MG MGB Technical - Brake Caliper Repair

Last year I ruined my master cylinder not understanding its construction. So now I
danny jacob

Hello anny,

The retainer, you have to pry it out with a screwdriver. To help just cut it. To settle the new one in place, a piece of hard wood with a small hammer will do the job. You must be carefull and be gentle. One important item is to replace pistons if they are pitted.


Jean Guy Catford

Try to get it out in one piece if you can as you may have to reuse it if the new ones are really stubborn.
Steve Postins

thank you for this information... but can I just stuff the seals back in the slots and avoid using the retainer part of the repair kit?
Danny Jacob

This thread was discussed on 02/03/2006

MG MGB Technical index

This thread is from the archive. The Live MG MGB Technical BBS is active now.