UK MGCC 'safety Fast' magazine shows an aluminium alloy cylinder head
for the MGC, produced by Brown & Gammons, UK 01462 490049. Cost? Just
£1400 without valves and springs.
( The 'C' series six cylinder engine is from 1956, originally fitted to
the Austin A90, of 2693cc and 4 main bearings. For interest here is the
list of BMC cars it eventually went into....
Austin A105 Van Den Plas,
Austin A95 Westminister,
Austin Healey 100/6, now bored out to 2912cc,
Austin Healey 3000 mk1,
Austin Healey 3000 mk2,
.. .. .. mk3,
Austin A99 westminster,
Vanden Plas Princess Mk1,
Austin A120 Westminster,
Wolseley 6/110 Mk1
. .. mk2,
Vanden Plas Princess Mk2,
Austin 3 litre, now with 7 main bearings,
MG MGC & MGC GT,)
> Just for interest...
> A GOOD MGC in the UK would fetch £9000 ( $14,850) in
> the UK. A poor but roadworthy one £3000 ($4950). The GT version is
> cheaper, at £6000 ( $9,900) and £3500 ($5,775). How does that compare to
> the USA, Australisia, ( or RUSSIA, must be into the millions of Roubles
> by now.........)
> Jim Boyd wrote:
> > Hey Chad & Bob:
> > I have a '69 C GT that I'm in the process of parting out here in Northern
> > CA. On a candid note, I have found the C marketplace to be a very
> > difficult arena...there just aren't many guys out there seeking these cars
> > and/or parts! Especially when compared to the demand for MGB parts!
> > This car has the complete engine (ran when parked!) and od tranny in place,
> > the 140mph speedo, etc, but has its fair share of Tin Worm activity in the
> > sills and floors. The chrome 15" wires have pretty much lost their
> > plating. (I just purchased an Eastwood Powdercoating system, so may even
> > try to powdercoat these ww if I can get *all* the plating off!)
> > I have paperwork on the car and I want $1500 (firm) for the car but have
> > had no takers. This would be an excellent parts car for a running C GT!
> > Can I send it your way??!!
> > Cheers,
> > Jim Boyd
> > International Sportscar Components
> > Paradise, CA USA http://www.BritishPartsandCars.com