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MG TD TF 1500 - 60's Shop Prices

I recently bought a WS manual on eBay that came with the bonus of some invoices for work done to the car in the 60';s. The prices are revealing!

1962. Grind valves, cut seats. $12
Reface tappets $3
Pistons $35
Set-up bearings (rods) %5.70
Set-up bearings (mains) $8.50
Installed cam bearings $6.08

Tom Lange
MGT Repair
t lange

G'day Tom. I have a 1969 invoice here from Sportsparts in Sydney for a brand new genuine part TD steering wheel which I purchased then for $12.50! I also have their catalogue (typed foolscap pages stapled together) from 1970 listing the complete range of available T type parts, if you're interested. Cheers
Peter TD 5801
P Hehir

Tom,
Seems kind of pricey!
After reading this, I'm sure you will be thrilled to know I sold the fenders off your TC this morning and got $50 for the set! ;-)

David Sheward 55 TF1500 # 7427

Dave - you're right - $20-25 for a complete engine and trans rebuild. Wow!

Tom

PS - I was going to put fiberglas TD fenders on anyway, so no loss...

LOL

Tom
t lange

From Bill's TC stuff. New Factory replacement fuel pump from JC Whitney in 1969. There was also a Moss Flyer on blue parchment with the stuff. I don't remember the year. Complete MGC long block...$275 Healey 100 fenders $75 each. Also a receit from a Denver engine shop for work done on the TF engine. Gaskets, rings, bearings and valve grind..... $89.00

MG LaVerne

So $20 engine /tranny rebuild must be if it does not look like this:
$25 job must be to re-weld the case.
Still not too bad!

This one makes me sick as it is obvious they broke it moving it around that factory. :-(

Hoping my back gets better today so I can get out to the garage. Dying to find out what else is here...as I am sure Tom is.

David Sheward 55 TF1500 # 7427

This thread was discussed on 12/07/2014

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