Yes there are Oliver!!!
My last weekend visit from Europe to some listers in New England gave me
lots of nice surprises.
My second visit to these new guys was again an overwhelming experience.
BTW - pity Dan you were not there - you really would have liked it!
being back in Holland again
----- Original Message -----
From: "oliver" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <email@example.com>; "Dan DiBiase" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 5:05 AM
Subject: Re: tips evaluating '69 MGB
> there are no good surprises . .
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Roger Wilt" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Dan DiBiase" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 9:35 PM
> Subject: Re: tips evaluating '69 MGB
>> Outstanding article.
>> I did go look at the car. The owner said it ran just a few months ago but
>> couldn't get it started. Turned over easily. Had headligth but no turn
>> signals. The only serious rust I saw was under the driver floor board.
>> seemed solid. All the rubber is shot. It has a relatively new black vinyl
>> top, fuel pump, steering wheel, and alternator. Overall it looks like it
>> been kept it the garage as advertised but not very well maintained. Wire
>> wheels, 76,000 miles and no clutch tension I could feel. I didn't have
>> correct plug adapter for compression testing. Not sure when last brake
>> maintenace done. Am going to sleep on it. Found Porters book on the net
>> is on order.
>> Will keep you posted!
>> '51 TD
>> ???'69 MGB
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Dan DiBiase
>> To: Roger Wilt
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 2:18 PM
>> Subject: Re: tips evaluating '69 MGB
>> Roger Wilt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> I will be evaluating a '69 MGB in the next 2 days to see if I want to add
>> to my stable. A friend at church knew I liked them and saw it in his
>> friend's father garage. He said it looked in good shape but is wasn't
>> running for who knows how long. He said he thought it could be purchased
>> $3000. Any specifics? I'm taking my compression tester and a battery.
>> Roger, buying Porter's book as suggested is a good idea, but if you want
>> quick info on buying an MGB, check here for several references -
>> Dan D
>> The Garden State
>> '76 MGB Tourer - Driver - "On the Road Again....!"
>> '65 MGB Tourer Project - Yep, still is....
>> '04 Audi A4 1.8T q MT-6 - quattro, baby!
>> NAMGBR #5-2328