On rubber bumper MG B's, the steering goes through the motor mount due to the increased ride height that was also mandated for 75 and on.
1974 or earlier were not hack jobs to meet gov requirements like the rubber bumper 75 to 80. Cats and single carbs etc, made it a piece of crap compared to...
If you are taking someone in and the administrator tells you that they can take care of you as well, I see no ethic problem there. If you tell them you are a smoker or obese when you are not, then yeah, maybe some issues.
Are you near Plainfield anytime soon?
Offer 10K most, but first look at the underside, floorpans, behind the headlight buckets, etc.