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If you felt like selling your B, what would be your price?

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danthefitman Dan The Fitman
Portland, OR, USA   USA
1979 MG MGB MkIII "Simply, A Great B!"
Curious?

If you felt like selling your B, what would be your price?



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billymgb1000 Silver Member william gaulin
harrisville, harrisville RI, USA   USA
1973 MG MGB
1974 MG MGB V8 Conversion "Sweet Thing"
Lets see I have about 50,000 into my car so I guess my price would be A LOT!!!!! No but really I would never consider selling her.

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greenrman Gold Member Don B
Kelowna, BC, Canada   CAN
1973 MG MGB "Oscar"
2005 BMW 3 Series Cabriolet "Sabrina"
$15,000.00. not a penny less. (and that's on a very good day for the buyer)

Pretty great (or at least, reasonable) deal for a 2nd owner from the orig-80ish old guy whom died 6 months after the sale, and is the most boring, but 0-SO-British.. British Racing Green, with 39,950+ miles, but, BORING black standard interior, w/ no iccky luggage rack that so many add on.....no offense meant to others, as I simply do not like luggage racks) ...with 4spd, OverDrive.


EDIT: not for sale, by the way.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 2019-03-08 11:36 PM by greenrman.

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pmaland2000 Paul Maland
Leduc, AB, Canada   CAN
1973 MG MGB "Bea"
Never seriously considered it until I started looking for a GT. I'm surprised how the prices have climbed.

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Mr Creosote Dennis C
Visalia, CA, USA   USA
1967 MG MGB
I was talking to a friend today and she said "I bet you'd never sell it". I told her everything is for sale. Make me an offer I cant refuse.

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lewk Silver Member Keith Lewis
Cambridge, ON, Canada   CAN
How about you Dan, what would your price be? I'd say $10,000.00 CDN for mine, but I won't sell.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2019-03-09 09:20 AM by lewk.

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RobAdams Rob Adams
Matthews, NC, USA   USA
1974 MG MGB "Ruby Vroom "RUBYVRRM"
I don't know that I could part with her. Ruby is probably worth $6-7,000, but you'd have to pay me way more than that to get her away from me.

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greenrman Gold Member Don B
Kelowna, BC, Canada   CAN
1973 MG MGB "Oscar"
2005 BMW 3 Series Cabriolet "Sabrina"
Rob. As long a you've taken off, & put away those hideous Sabrinas in a box. grinning smiley

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tvrgeek Scott S
Hillsborough, North Carolinia, USA   USA
1965 MG MGB
Insured @ 9K. Less than is in it of course, but probably realistic though adding the 5 speed may bump it a little.



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NOHOME P P
O, ON, Canada   CAN
1967 MG MGB GT "Maggie (GT From Hell)"
In reply to # 3905415 by pmaland2000 Never seriously considered it until I started looking for a GT. I'm surprised how the prices have climbed.

$7500 USD or 10k Canadian


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jbradshaw Gold Member John Bradshaw
North Brunswick, NJ, USA   USA
1972 MG MGB "Desmond"
1994 Jaguar XJS
I couldn’t let Desmond go at any price. Lots of memories of great drives , lots of wrenching, a full restoration. The garage wouldn’t be the same without him. My kids will have to deal with it after I’m gone.

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RobAdams Rob Adams
Matthews, NC, USA   USA
1974 MG MGB "Ruby Vroom "RUBYVRRM"
Well, thankfully Don, they are full rubber bumpers and not the chrome and giant rubber block bumpers. You know, at first I was all about changing the rubber bumpers to chrome (which wouldn't have been wrong for early '74s) but mine is an October 74. So no chrome bumpers, no inflated rubber chunks and the rubber bumpers have kinda grown on me.

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jjonns74 Gold Member John Dailey
MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL, USA   USA
1974 MG MGB "Athena"
1974 MG MGB "Apollo"
Wow, Sell Apollo ??? ! ! !
Perish the thought.

Met with the prior owner (& wife) the other day for lunch (after 3 years).
They took many photos & read the list of improvements I've done since purchasing.
I think I saw some tears in their eyes upon departure ! ! !

Insured for $20,000 with Hagerty --- replacement cost closer to $22,000.
Would have to consider a cash offer of $25,000 (only to go shopping for a 1969 MGC).

Tampa weather: 75, Sunny ----- think I'll take him for a spin around the bay --- not for sale today.


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Sarge101st Silver Member Brian S
Carlisle, PA, USA   USA
1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500 "Biggles"
1979 MG Midget 1500 "Grrr"
1980 MG MGB "Piddles"
In all honesty, just to lead a different perspective perhaps...

Mine is a solid survivor late RB car, safe, sound, and reliable but nothing "special" really. It's a $4500-$5000 car tops. If I was to feel, as the title of the thread implies, like selling it, that would be a reasonable place to start so the next guy of average means could add his stewardship to mine and to those gone before me.



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saanich2006 Robert Browning
Atlanta, GA, USA   USA
The question is, "what do you think your car is worth", and/but "what could you actually/realistically sell it for"?

Big differences in most cases.

In my case, I know my car is near mechanically perfect and runs great. The interior is like new. I would not hesitate to go drive it across the country right now. Plus, I know how much it has cost me to get it to this point.

However, while there is no rust, it could use a new paint job to fix some small dings and scratches, so this would affect the price. It's what I call a five footer.

So I guess I will just keep it.



"He had delusions of adequacy."

Law of Mechanical Repair - After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch and you'll have to pee.



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