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.
In a message dated 12/4/99 9:49:35 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> 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:
> Very strong engine, desmoged and nice cam
> Very clean and complete interior (leather)
> New paint in last couple of years
> 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.
> 70 mgb
> 70 mgbgt paternal twin (car in question)