‘I took a 2000 mile trip to run it in!’
1977 MG Midget Iain Gallow, by email
I've owned my Midget 1500 for 25 years, but this year embarked on a 2000-mile trip to Northern Italy via the Swiss Alps. Work commitments meant I ended up leaving only hours after getting the car running properly after an engine rebuild, so it was run in on the way! It has never done more than a 150-mile trip before but it took it in its stride – it's a great little car! It shares my attention with a few Range Rover Classics, a VW Camper and a Frogeye. I suppose the conclusion is, just be brave with your classic. Drive and enjoy it.