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Austin America
Photo by Todd Miller

The MG1100 Sports Sedan was introduced into the American market as an upscale and larger version of the Mini. It featured the Hydrolastic ("wet") suspension system and was a comfortable and economical "big sister" to the Mini. It featured twin carbs, similar to the Mini Cooper models, on the 1100cc engine. In 1968, the MG1100 evolved into the Austin America, which featured a single-carb1275cc engine. These were often fitted with automatic transmissions, which required more maintenance than most owners gave them, and they developed a reputation for unreliability. The Austin America was withdrawn from the US market after 1971, although similar cars continued in England with both 1100cc and 1275cc engines.

Occasionally, novice enthusiasts will mistake the MG 1100 or Austin America for a Mini, but it is a larger car all around. Other than power unit parts (engine and transmission), very little is interchangeable with the Mini.

For the latest in information about the USA 1100-1300 scene, see www.austinamericausa.com. Todd Miller has done a great job with this site, and it is a welcome resource for the 1100-1300 owner.


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998 Cooper Cylinder Head
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    Fully rebuilt and converted for use with unleaded fuel. The 12g295 head is the open chamber, big valve performance head for small-bore motors. You can see the similarity to the

    Air Filter Element, Single HS4
    Price: $11.95
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    Item #: GFE1008 -

      Large air filter element for Austin America, Mk3 Canadian and English Mini 1000, or any Mini fitted with the large plastic air filter housing. Just over 8" in diameter.

      1100-1300 Windscreen Rubber Seal
      Price: $89.95
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      Item #: 34G1975 -

        Continuous rubber seal for the front windscreen of MG1100 and Austin America. Order SBO0027C chrome or SBO0027B black filler strip to lock the glass in.

        Bolt, 3/8" UNF X 1.5"
        Price: $0.95
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        Item #: GHF0106 -

          3/8" UNF x 1.5" bolt, suitable for multiple applications on the classic Mini and MG1100.

          Brake Hose to Rear Subframe, 1100/AA
          Price: $19.95
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          Item #: GBH0117 -

            Brake hose to rear subframe, for MG1100/Austin America.

            Brake Hose, Front, Austin America
            Price: $21.95
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            Item #: GBH0162 -

              Front rubber flex hose from subframe to caliper. For America with swinging caliper. For MG1100 with dual piston caliper, see GBH0106.

              Brake Hose, Front, MG1100
              Price: $19.95
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              Item #: GBH0106 -

                Front rubber flex hose from subframe to caliper, MG1100 only.

                Hydraulic Hose, Rear MG1100 & Austin America
                Price: $19.95
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                Item #: GBH0179 -

                  Rear brake flex hose from the subframe to the rear swing arm, used on MG1100 and Austin America. Two (2) required per car.

                  Brake Master Cylinder Rebuild Kit, Tandem, Early Round Reservoir
                  Price: $27.95
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                  Item #: GRK1019 -

                    Reproduction of the repair kit required by the earliest tandem master cylinders used on the Mini.

                    Brake Master Cylinder Rebuild Kit, Tandem, Early Round Reservoir, OE
                    Price: $35.95
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                    Item #: GRK1019-OE -

                      OE version of the repair kit required by the earliest tandem master cylinders used on the Mini.

                      Brake Pad Set, Austin America
                      Price: $39.95
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                      Item #: GBP0106 -

                        Standard brake pads for the Mini's larger cousin, the Austin America. Available by popular demand.

                        Brake Proportioning Valve, Mk3 to 1980
                        Sale: $104.45
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                        Item #: 13H7757 -
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                        This brake bias valve was found primarily on Canadian market cars in the mid-1970s and on to the end of importation in 1980. It was also found on the Austin

                        Brake Rotor, MG1100
                        Price: $179.95
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                        Item #: BTA0366 -

                          New brake rotor for MG1100 up to 1967, as fitted to cars with two piston calipers. Sold each.

                          Brake Shoe Set, MG1100/Austin America
                          Price: $86.95
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                          Item #: GBS0734 -

                            Now increasingly difficult to find, we have our UK suppliers searching high and low to keep your ADO16 on the road. Set of 4 high-quality rear brake shoes for all

                            Choke Cable, 46"
                            Price: $22.95
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                            Item #: BHH0526 -

                              Universal choke cable, 46" length. Plastic knob marked "lock".

                              Clutch Slave Hose, 1100/AA
                              Price: $18.95
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                              Item #: HO017 -

                                Rubber flex hose to the slave cylinder for MG1100 or Austin America.

                                CV Boot Kit, 7.5" & 8.4" Disc Brakes, OE
                                Price: $12.95
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                                Item #: GSV1053 -

                                  Sourced from the OE manufacturer. Premium outer CV joint boot kit for 1275/1300 joints. Includes thick, high-quality rubber boot with metal straps and grease packet. Sold each. Also fits MG1100

                                  CV Joint, Cooper S 7.5" and 8.4" Disc Brakes
                                  Price: $59.95
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                                  Item #: GCV1013 -

                                    The Mini used only two sizes of CV joints in its history, and this is the larger one as found on the Cooper S, and later on 12" wheels cars

                                    Distributor, Lucas Model 25D, with Vacuum Advance
                                    Price: $119.95
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                                    Item #: GEU930 -

                                      Lucas style 25D distributor with vacuum advance for pre-A+ motors. These dizzies feature an adjustment screw for fine tuning the timing.

                                      Door Window Crank, Riley Elf, MG1100 / Austin America
                                      Price: $13.95
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                                      Item #: 34G2528 -

                                        Window crank with square post for Riley Elf, MG1100 and Austin America; also fits Australian Minis with roll-up windows.

                                        Drain Plug Washer, Copper
                                        Retail: $1.95
                                        Price: $1.56
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                                        Item #: AED0172 -

                                          Copper washer for oil drain plug. Should be replaced every second or third oil change to help prevent drips.

                                          Drive Shaft Coupling, Rubber
                                          Price: $52.95
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                                          Item #: GCD0101 -

                                            One unique feature found on the original Mini, MG1100, and Austin America was the rubber joint in the drive (half) shafts. These allow up and down movement of the suspension

                                            Engine Mount, MG1100 Austin America
                                            Price: $54.95
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                                            Item #: 31G1227 -

                                              This is the single engine mounting underneath the clutch cover. It is long obsolete from all manufacturers and we have to search all over the UK to find stocks. A

                                              Engine Mount, MG1100, Austin America, MG Midget front plate
                                              Price: $9.45
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                                              Item #: 2A0305 -

                                                Two of these are used on the front engine mounting plate of original MG1100 and Austin America. When an MG1100 or AA power unit is fitted to a Mini, this

                                                Front Wheel Bearing Kit, Ball Bearing
                                                Price: $49.95
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                                                Item #: GHK1018 -

                                                  Ball bearings were used in the swivel hubs of all drum brake Minis and also 997/998 Cooper disk brake models. It also fits all MG1100/Austin America. This modern aftermarket wheel

                                                  Gas Cap, Outside Grip
                                                  Price: $21.95
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                                                  Item #: BHH0178 -

                                                    Grips the outside of the tank neck. Fits Canadian Minis 1972-1976, and late 1971 Austin America.

                                                    Gasket, Front Cover, Automatic
                                                    Price: $17.50
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                                                    Item #: GUG705562GM -

                                                      Gasket for the large, front cover plate on the classic Mini and Austin America automatic transmission.

                                                      Hydrolastic Fluid
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                                                      Item #: MORRIS05 -

                                                        Hydrolastic fluid, sold in 5 litre can. Proper and exact lubricant and freeze-protection properties for any car with Hydrolastic suspension.

                                                        Key Blank, Door, Boot & Ignition
                                                        Price: $4.25
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                                                        Item #: KEY1 -

                                                          FS key blank, as used on most door and boot handles, as well as dash-mounted ignition switches.

                                                          Lens, Front Turn Signal Assembly, Moke & MG1100
                                                          Price: $23.95
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                                                          Item #: 54570651 -

                                                            Clear lens with chrome ring for the front parking light and turn signal assembly, as used on the classic UK Mini Moke and MG1100 Sedan.

                                                            MG1100 / Austin America Windscreen, Triplex
                                                            Price: $375.00
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                                                            Item #: 34G2502 -

                                                              We stock genuine Triplex, so you can restore your 1100 or 1300 to original specifications. Laminated to meet USA safety standards.

                                                              Oil Drain Plug
                                                              Price: $14.95
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                                                              Item #: DAM7335 -

                                                                Standard replacement oil drain plug. The oil in the A-series engine circulates through the gearbox as well as the motor. The magnet on the end of the Mini's drain plug

                                                                Oil Filter, Austin America Automatic
                                                                Price: $29.95
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                                                                Item #: GFE0122 -

                                                                  Special canister filter element for the America with automatic transmission.

                                                                  Oil Seal, Rear Main, 1275 Automatic Only
                                                                  Price: $18.95
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                                                                  Item #: 22A0784 -

                                                                    22A784 rear main oil seal, for automatic transmission only. Fits classic Mini and Austin America 1275cc engines only.

                                                                    Oil Seal, Rear Main, A+, Viton
                                                                    Price: $9.95
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                                                                    Item #: LUF10005 -

                                                                      This improved, Viton seal can be fitted to any Mini, MG1100 and manual Austin America and helps prevent crankshaft rear main seal leaks.

                                                                      Oil Seal, Rear Main, Red
                                                                      Price: $6.95
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                                                                      Item #: 13H2934 -

                                                                        Crankshaft rear seal that presses into the flywheel housing. OE spec, with scroll markings on inner lip. Suitable for competition use. See also 13H2934E for a NAK seal and LUF10006

                                                                        Piston, 1098, AE/Nural
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                                                                        Retail: $74.95
                                                                        Sale: $67.46
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                                                                        Item #: 20397V1 -

                                                                          Dish top, 4-ring piston for 1098cc A-Series engines. Made in the EU by OE manufacturer Nural. As used in Mini Clubman, MG1100 Sedan, and others. Sold each.

                                                                          Primary Gear Bushing, 850, 997, 1098, Oil Fed, Rear
                                                                          Price: $29.95
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                                                                          Item #: 22A0082 -

                                                                            22A82 rear primary gear bushing for Minis equipped with oil-fed primary gear. Tailshaft size is 1.375" diameter.

                                                                            Push Rod, Rocker Gear, 850/998/1098
                                                                            Price: $5.95
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                                                                            Item #: 2A0014 -

                                                                              Mini engines used two (2) different length push rods for all applications. The 850, 997, 998 and 1098cc engines used this shorter one.

                                                                              Radiator Cap, Blanking
                                                                              Price: $6.95
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                                                                              Item #: GRC0201 -

                                                                                Flat radiator cap, typically used with a pressurized expansion tank. Made in England.

                                                                                Rear Stub Axle, Austin America & MG1100, Left Hand
                                                                                Price: $39.95
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                                                                                Item #: BTA269 -

                                                                                  New-old-stock rear stub axle for hydrolastic suspension Mini. Left hand.

                                                                                  Rebuild Kit, Clutch Master Cylinder, MG1100/Austin America
                                                                                  Price: $12.95
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                                                                                  Item #: GRK3005 -

                                                                                    Repair kit to rebuild the clutch master cylinder on MG1100 and Austin America models. The MG1100 and Austin America both used the same clutch slave cylinder as the Mini, but they had different master cylinders compared to the Mini.

                                                                                    Remote Mount Bolt, 1100, Austin America Shifter
                                                                                    Price: $1.95
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                                                                                    Item #: 22G0081 -

                                                                                      Shouldered bolt used to attach the MG 1100 / Austin America 1300 front shifter mount to the front of the remote and the back of the diff housing. Use 8

                                                                                      Sandwich Mount, 1100/1300 remote gearbox
                                                                                      Price: $109.95
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                                                                                      Item #: 22G0245 -

                                                                                        Special mount between the rear of the differential housing and front of the remote shifter extension on ADO16 models. This part was never originally fitted to Minis, but some

                                                                                        Brake Shoe Steady Spring, ADO16
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                                                                                        Retail: $1.30
                                                                                        Sale: $1.21
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                                                                                        Item #: 17H7969 -

                                                                                          Brake shoe steady spring for rear of ADO16 models. Your 40-year-old ones probably need replacement to avoid fatigue failure. Use four (4) per car; sold each.

                                                                                          Switch, Early Rocker, Headlamp, Chrome Bezel
                                                                                          Price: $29.95
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                                                                                          Item #: 13H6322 -

                                                                                            Rocker-type headlight switch with three spade connectors and chrome surround. This switch was used from 1969-1970 on some export market Minis, depending the country of origin.

                                                                                            Tie Rod End, Aftermarket
                                                                                            Price: $9.95
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                                                                                            Item #: GSJ0734E -

                                                                                              Aftermarket tie rod end (track rod end in UK!) to screw onto the threaded rods at the outer ends of the steering rack; also fits MG1100/Austin America.

                                                                                              Transmission Mount, Rear, Austin America & MG1100
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                                                                                              Retail: $30.00
                                                                                              Sale: $28.48
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                                                                                              Item #: ACA9837 -

                                                                                                Rubber mount used on the end of the shift housing on Austin America and MG1100