1962 Austin Healey Sprite MKII 0.9L
Price: - Item location: Lafayette, Colorado, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Austin Healey
- Model: Sprite
- Type: U/K
- Trim: Base
- Year: 1962
- Mileage: 99,999
- VIN: HAN6L12977
- Color: Signal Red
- Engine size: 0.9L 948CC 58Cu. In. l4 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: 4 spd Ribcase
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1962 Austin Healey Sprite1962 Austin Healey Sprite- Built for AutoX and road use. This car has been built to be driven, he 948cc engine pulls like a much bigger motor and is built to last. This is perhaps the most fun street car I've ever owned. It handles like a dream, ulls like no tomorrow and shifts smoothly. The car was built using parts amassed over the past 20 years, any of which are no longer available at any price. It may not go faster than 90 mph, ut it will go through corners at whatever speed YOU can handle. Even includes the "Real Men use Three Pedals" sticker!!
All of the best period parts used when possible. Runs great, lways starts. Harness bar, oll Bar, Pt harnesses, riginal engine and chrome (no cheap aftermarket repro). Fully sorted, eutral steering and handling, ticks like glue to the road.
948 cc +.020" NOS Flattop PowerMax Pistons, 0:1 Compression Ratio, esized rods, rank 10/10, OS BMC fast road cam (2A948), ouble Row Timing Chain with Vernier Adjustable Gear, iniSpares Lightened Lifters, orted 12G295 big valve head, ilicon Bronze Valve Guides, alves Backcut for higher flow, imFlow Intake valves, S Exhaust valves, ini Cooper 'S' dual valve springs, KIV Mini Sintered 1.3 ratio Rocker Arms, lloy valve cover, U HS2 carbs with PiperCross foam filters. Winners Circle medium bore LCB with Eagle SS muffler. Only the best internals!
Gear Reduction Starter for fast starts every time. Pulls like a much larger engine, ith no reliability issues (Other than being British)
Clutch and Transmission-
Custom Aluminum Flywheel (8.2 Lbs w/Ring gear) with Tilton friction surface, 275cc Clutch with roller TO bearing (Never pull the engine to replace the TO bearing again!!). rebuilt Ribcase Transmission, ll new bearings and synchros.
Dual Master cylinder setup from 1968 model.
Original 4.22:1 differential ratio (open diff), ave 4.55 pumpkin and 5.38 ratio gear set available at additional cost.
520 lb/in Front Springs and Offset Rear Springs from Winner's Circle (ride height is adjustable), OS Front 9/16" Swaybar, Adjustable Poly bushings on Trunnions, oly Bushings on A-Arms, ew King Pins and lower Pivot Pins, djustable Radius Rods, inner's Circle Panhard Rod, hortened limit Straps from Strapping Lad, ebuilt and re-valved front and rear shocks-no leaks ever.
185/60-13 Toyo Proxes R888 Tires on 13 X 5.5" rims. 7/16"-20 Wheel studs on 4 X 100 mm pattern-matches BMW, oyota and Nissan Bolt Patterns
Front discs with later master cylinder setup, ears have Kevlar lined shoes for greater grip, oodridge Stainless Steel flexible lines.
SW Stage I Mechanical Oil Pressure and Water Temperature gauges with SW Stage I Ammeter. VDO Electronic Tachometer with Smiths face, isonger refurbished Speedometer. Fuel Pump Cutoff Switch, omentary Start Switch with Cover, wo speed wiper motor
Cobra Seats Hard Mounted for stability, arness Bar attached at factory harness points, CCA approved Roll Bar (2") with FIA approved padding, Point Latch and Link Harnesses, OS AMCO Mats, luminum accelerator pedal for easier heel and toe. 13" Mountney steering wheel, br>
Weather Equipment- NOS AMCO hood (Soft Top), ide curtains and top bows included. Heater and blower for cool morning drives.
New fuel tank, indshield & Electric Fuel Pump.
Vehicle is to be sold as-is, here is, iht no warranty expressed or implied.