1962 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK2 BT-7, TRI-CARB. BRG/BISCUIT. OVERDRIVE. RECENT RESTO
Price: - Item location: Santa Ana, California, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Austin Healey
- Model: 3000
- Type: Coupe
- Doors: 2 Doors
- Year: 1962
- Mileage: 51,980
- VIN: HBT7L16570
- 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!
1962 Austin Healey 30001962 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK2 BT-7, RI-CARB, +2. DARK BRITISH RACING GREEN WITH BISCUIT TRIM. CENTERSHIFT GEARBOX, -SPEED WITH OVERDRIVE. HEATER. ADJUSTABLE STEERING. 72-SPOKE CHROME WIRE WHEELS. NICE RECENT RESTORATION.
Offered for sale, rom KURT TANNER MOTORCARS, s this desirable Triple Carb, Centershift, -seater Big Healey. This car was recently purchased from it's long term VA owner of 35 years who performed a nice restoration on the car. The car is running and driving fine with excellent rebuilt mechanicals, ut just needs a few weekends of work to put in the final touches and finish it off. It is fitted with it's correct, riple carburetor MK2 engine and the later, enterchange gearbox. The MK2 was the last of the open sidecurtain roadsters, nd is the fastest and most usable of the bunch, ith the later attractive vertical bar grille.
The car is finished in a very attractive Green/Biscuit color scheme. The restoration included all properly performed metal repair, ice body and paintwork, ostly new chrome and rubber, resh 72-spoke chrome wire wheels fitted with quality radial tires, ebuilt and balanced engine, rebuilt carbs, enerator, uel system, rakes, etrimmed interior, ew wiring harness, oor aluminum kits, tainless Falcon exhaust system, etc. Included in the sale are pictured items including a new pair of sidecurtains, ustom made black canvas tonneau cover, nd associated new parts in boxes to complete the restoration.
The car starts easily on the button with perfect oil pressure, o smoke or noises, ith a very balanced smooth-revving engine. The gearbox is excellent with a quiet first gear, ood syncros, nd a quick acting overdrive unit. The car runs and drives well as expected. When applied hard, he brakes pull up slightly to the right. Overall, he car's mechanicals are excellent as one would expect on a recent restoration.
The car is completely usable and drivable as is, ut needs the final 5 or 10% of cosmetic finishing. This would include the fine tuning of door fit and door seals, itting a trunk kit ($150), ome minor interior/upholstery work, itting weather equipment, ubber knick-knacks, eat belts, ome noted touch-up, ome wiring, tc. 3 or 4 days of work would yield a nicely finished, ttractive, estored 3000 MK2.
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