Thanks for the info. I was not rearended so mine probably won't go as
high. I am a bit worried about the sills, as the drivers door won't
close right anymore.
The bonnet won't open, so I don't know what kind of engine bay damage I
have yet. I have some pictures. I will put them on a website when I
get a chance so we can all morn properly. :)
Dan DiBiase wrote:
> It was $3341.90 back in May 1994 - parts were $1508.15 and labor was
> $1528.94). This included a major tune-up as the car had sat for all this
> time, and a new fuel tank since the current one had leaked when topped
> up... So, say about $2900 without those 2 items... Had the work done at
> The Wire Wheel in Rochester, NY.
> Interesting aside - the accident happened in September 1989. The original
> repair estimate was $2055.36 (using $28/hour shop rates!), and the
> insurance company withheld $555.36 to be paid once the car was repaired.
> After I had the car fixed, I sent the insurance company a letter and they
> promptly sent me the additional monies due without question...! That's one
> of the reasons I am interested in your experience with Hagerty.
> Good luck - and don't wait 5 years before getting it repaired!!
> Dan DiBiase
> Dayton, NJ
> 76 MGB Tourer Driver - Brooklands Green
> 66 Pull-handle MGB Tourer Project - faded Tartan Red
> NAMGBR #5-2328