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Hi Barry,
I'm building up the courage to try a gearbox repair on my TF, which pops out of 3rd gear.  Won't stay in reverse gear either.
I see that you've produced a DVD on that subject.Could you tell me where this can be obtained please?
Thanks Richard
PS   Your book 'Barry's Notes' was informative and helpful

Hi Richard.  My DVD is only available through the MG Car Club T Register at

Here is a link to the REGALIA section:

Your problems sound like worn thrust washers and worn selector rods, possibly the forks as well.

Best Wishes, Barrie Jones

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Barrie Jones


MG Sports Cars from 1949 to 1980 - Including MGB, MGBGT V8, TF1500, TF, TD and modern Midgets. I also specialise in SU carburettors, Lucas wiring, suspension, steering & brakes.


I have owned my 1955 TF1500 since 1966. Technical specialist for the TD and TF with the MG Car Club T Register. Also owned 20 MGBs and currently own an MGBGT V8. Written 3 books on MGs and produced a DVD on how to strip and rebuild the TD/TF gearbox.

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Barrie's Notes on the 1953-55 MG TF (author). /=====/ Barrie's Notes on the MGB (author). /=====/ Barrie's Notes on the MGB GT V8 (author). /=====/ The Essential Buyer's Guide to the MG TD, TF and TF1500. (author)

M Phil, C Eng, BSc (Eng).

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