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Re: Original MGB costs through the years...?

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Subject: Re: Original MGB costs through the years...?
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 11:29:22 -0800
Man, what I can't believe is the labor cost! Sounds more like the '30s 
than the '70s. Madisonville, Tennessee seems like an out-of-the-way place 
to be stocking race-prepped MG engines... but maybe there was a local 

Guy Moscato had this to say:

>To go along with this thread, I have a catalog  of remanufactured exchange
>engines from the early 70s from Foreign Cars Service of Madisionville, Tn.
>They had 3 price ranges for: Stock engines, Modified- ported, Modified -
>ported with racing cam.                               TC,TD,TF, all MGA except
>twin cam -$169,$184,$219       MGB  3 or 5 main -$174,$194,$219
>             Midget $174,$189,$214.  Balancing $29. Freight rates $8 to $10
>in the USA. They would install the engine in your car in 8hrs for $30.


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