Sorry to cross-post, but I am not a member of the MGs list and am not quite
sure about the cross-over membership.
I have been using my GT as a foul-weather alternative to my Healey. It's
sorta beat up (a semi-decent 30-foot car), but isn't as horrible as some and
runs pretty nicely. However, it really needs to go to a sympathetic home, and
I've got my hands more than full with the 3000.
--Originally (and currently) red. CA dealer sticker under the hood.
--Original sills w/ seams, (quite) small bubbling in doglegs.
Spare wheel-well has been patched with 'glass at some point.
The floors are solid.
--Lots of dings. Looks like it sat in a garage for years with various
rakes, wheelbarrows, etc. colliding with it. Worst is a dent recd.
while shopping last year; someone in a pickup backed into the
aluminum bonnet, denting the bonnet, grille surround, and
destroying the overrider on the passenger side.
--Engine runs well, but needs a tune-up or distributor rebuild,
as there seems to be no advance from the distributor. Uses little
oil. Doesn't leak oil. Tranny (non-OD) works very well. The
exhaust leaks somewhere in its run. Weber DGV carb.
--Car rides fine, and even has decent shocks and great newish rubber
on Rostyle wheels. That said, there's some random clunking from
the front. Brakes had some work done before I bought it, of an
undocumented nature, though a peek shows new flex hoses and pads.
--Interior is well worn but largely original, except a (working) am/fm
cassette, with speakers just behind the doors. Dash cracked per usual.
--I have replaced the alternator, the heater control valve, the oil,
and one of the two batteries (my shop only had one in stock!).
--Tabs just expired, though I think odd-year cars don't have to be
smog tested in WA this year. Clear title.
--I have driven it about 5000 puttering miles in a year and a half.
Odometer reads 57,000 or so, which I assume means 157,000.
I'd like $1500, or part I'll trade up to Jaguar or interesting British
sedan in decent nick. Drop me a line for more details. I'm in Kirkland, WA,
USA, near Seattle.