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Re: rebuild or part out?

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Subject: Re: rebuild or part out?
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 12:02:46 -0800
Man, that sounds like just what I need. My problem is I have no place to put
it. Hmm, perhaps some scheme wil present itself...


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires
(parked on dirt under the acacia tree)

on 3/17/06 11:42 AM, Dodd, Kelvin at wrote:

> In the British Car Classified section of the Valley British Auto Club
> Newsletter that arrived in my mailbox today.
> 1967 MGB  All apart, garaged for 10+ years. Wheels on body, rest in
> boxes. Restorable.  Don't think husband is ever going to get around to
> it!  $500/OBO.  Call Dennis or Lindsey Martin  559-222-3014
> The car is probably in the central California area and so relatively
> rust free.  
> They are out there,  you just have to keep looking.
> Kelvin.
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> Subject: Re: rebuild or part out?
> on 3/17/06 4:40 AM, Dan DiBiase at wrote:
>>   As far as reshelling, you may be better off locating a new shell
> from the
>> south or west, where it is dryer.
> Yeah, if you can find one. I have an automated eBay search for chrome
> bumper
> MGB body shells, and only one has come up in the last year. I don't
> think it
> was a Mk. I either. My impression is that the supply of 62-67 MGBs is
> drying
> up -- you occasionally find restored examples for sale, but "cheap
> drivers"
> are non-existant, and viable projects are extremely rare. Now and then a
> hideous rust pig is offered at a ridiculous price.

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