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Re: 70 BGT advice

Subject: Re: 70 BGT advice
Date: Sat, 4 Dec 1999 20:31:30 EST

It sounds too expensive for a rusty car.  If it has rust that visible then 
the stuff you cant see is probably worse.  My opinion is let it go for that 
price.  I have seen nice rust free GTs go for $1700.

Joe Potter

In a message dated 12/4/99 9:49:35 AM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

> For the past week I have been looking at a 70 bgt in the area (DC metro 
>  area) and I am looking for advice on whether I should buy it.  The vitals:
>  Plus:
>  Very strong engine, desmoged and nice cam
>  Very clean and complete interior (leather)
>  New paint in last couple of years
>  Minus:
>  Rusted through driver floor board.
>  Rust near front of rear left leaf spring.  Bracket is solid.
>  Rust bubbling under paint of quarter panel behind drivers door.
>  What is the cost of having a shop replace the floor board?  What would you 
>  offer?  He wants 2000 and I offered 1500.  If I don't take it for 2000 he 
>  going to donate it to a charity.  Need to let him know by Sunday.
>  It would be a complete luxury to purchase, seeing as I already have a 70 b 
>  roadster and two other late model vehicles.
>  Dereck
>  70 mgb
>  70 mgbgt paternal twin (car in question)

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