Differential Selector

A look-up table of MG cars fitted with B-Series engines and banjo-style rear axles


Planning an engine and/or rear axle swap? Determine your horsepower and weight and match your selection to a known combination. Specifications and options as originally offered.

 

Model

Engine

Rear Axle Ratio

Max. Brake

Horsepower

Kerb Weight lbs.

Horsepower/Wt Ratio

ZA Magnette

BP15GA

4.875

60

2464

1:41.07

ZB Magnette

BP15GC

4.55

68

2464

1:36.23

MGA 1500 Tourer, Early

BP15GB

4.3*

68

1988

1:29.23

MGA 1500 Coup, Early

BP15GB

4.3*

68

2015

1:29.63

MGA 1500 Tourer

BP15GD

4.3*

72

1988

1:27.61

MGA 1500 Coup

BP15GD

4.3*

72

2015

1:27.99

MGA 1600 Tourer

16GA

4.3*

79.5

2016

1:25.36

MGA 1600 Coup

16GA

4.3*

79.5

2075

1:26.10

MGA 1600 Mk.II Tourer, Low Compression

16GC

4.1

85

2016

1:23.72

MGA 1600 Mk.II Coup, Low Compression

16GC

4.1

85

2075

1:24.41

MGA 1600 Mk.II Tourer, High Compression

16GC

4.1

90

2016

1:22.40

MGA 1600 Mk.II Coup, High Compression

16GC

4.1

90

2075

1:23.05

MGA Twin Cam Tourer, Early

BC16GB

4.3**

108

2185

1:20.23

MGA Twin Cam Coup, Early

BC16GB

4.3**

108

2245

1:20.79

MGA Twin Cam Tourer

BC16GB

4.3**

100

2185

1:21.85

MGA Twin Cam Coup

BC16GB

4.3**

100

2245

1:22.45

MGB Tourer 1962-1967

18G-18GB

3.909***

95

2030

1:21.37

All vehicles fitted with B-Series engines and banjo-style rear axles.

 

*Optional gear set: 4.55

**Optional gear set: 4.875

***Optional overdrive on later models, final drive=3.14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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