1966 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK3 BJ8. RECENT RESTORATION BY JOHN WILSON / HEALEY LANE
Price: - Item location: Santa Ana, California, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Austin Healey
- Model: 3000
- Type: Convertible
- Doors: 2 Doors
- Year: 1966
- Mileage: 1,347
- VIN: HBJ8L34409
- Color: Green
- Engine size: Inline 6 OHV
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Tan
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1966 Austin Healey 30001966 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK 3 BJ-8 PHASE 2 SPORTS CONVERTIBLE. DARK BRITISH RACING GREEN WITH BISCUIT TRIM, OP AND TOP BOOT, ONNEAU. 4-SPEED OVERDRIVE GEARBOX. 72-SPOKE DAYTON STAINLESS WIRE WHEELS. EXCELLENT RESTORATION RECENTLY COMPLETED BY JOHN WILSON, EALEY LANE OF OREGON.
Offered for sale, rom KURT TANNER MOTORCARS, s this excellent, round-up, nut-and-bolt, ody-off-the-chassis restoration by Austin Healey specialists John and Robert Wilson of "Healey Lane of Oregon". This vehicle was completed a couple years ago with only 1300 break-in miles since the restoration. It was privately commissioned and built for one of their customers with no expense spared and features additional extras such as a full hide(leather) interior, ool carpeting, tunning Derrington-style period alloy wood wheel with matching shift knob, foglamps and badge bar, ull weather equipment, alanced rebuilt engine with unleaded cylinder head conversion, alcon stainless steel exhaust system, nd upgraded 72-spoke Dayton stainless wire wheels.
This car was stripped to the bare chassis superstructure and shot blasted. The chassis was carefully resealed and properly painted. It was then built up with completely rebuilt suspension with powdercoated components, ebuilt shock absorbers, ew bushes, raking system, rake lines, estored springs, inc-plated hardware, ew wiring harness, uel tank, tc.
The engine was sent out and professionally rebuilt and balanced, nd the cylinder head converted to unleaded fuel. The same thorough treatment was given to the transmission and overdrive unit. A new clutch was fitted along with new/rebuilt ancillaries such as a water pump, ebuilt starter/generator, carburetors, lectronic distributor, pin-on filter, tc.
The car's body parts were stripped to bare metal and show quality bodywork and paint was performed on very nice sheetmetal. The car's body was carefully reassembled on it's newly-rebuilt chassis with superb results: excellent straight panels with great panel fit and gaps. At that point, all rechromed or new items were fitted along with a new rubber kit, lights, lass, ood dashboard, tc.
The car was completely custom retrimmed in full leather with all new materials from scratch. This also included wool carpeting, verflex 3-piece weather equipment in matching biscuit, ew seat foam, ristleflex door seals, Armacord trunk kit, tc.
The end result is a beautifully finished late BJ-8 in a distinctive, ugely attractive, nd rare color scheme. It is one of the best cars currently on offer on today's market. This car has covered a mere 1300 miles since completion and is ready to be enjoyed. It is a totally finished, ut and bolt restoration and offers it's next fortunate owner the immediate joy of driving such a fine car, ypassing the waiting time of restoration.
Please look at all pictures and call or email with any questions. This car is sold with a clear title and is available for inspection by appointment. This car is located in Southern California,35 minutes (30 miles)from the Los Angeles Port of Long Beach. Please look at our other offerings. KURT TANNER MOTORCARS www.kurttannermotorcars.com 909.241.1051 – CELL 949.734.6904 – SHOP