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1958 Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite

Sale price: £18,000.00 make an offer

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Vauxhall
Model: Healey Sprite
Year: 1958
Type: Sports/Convertible
Doors: 2
Color: Yellow
Engine: 948
Fuel: Petrol
Drive side: Right-hand drive
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1958 Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite for sale

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  • 1958 Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite
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  • 1958 Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite
  • 1958 Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite
  • 1958 Austin-Healey Frogeye Sprite

Here for sale is my 1958 frogeye sprite. which I purchased in Jan 2015. having been recently reimported from South Africa where it had spent its entire life. Insurance agreed value is £25k.

Information on the car is below:

-          1958 car (AN5\3009). Fully restored in South Africa with photos to prove. Built July 1958.

-          Original 948cc engine (matches heritage cert) now on 1 1/4 twin carbs. (develops 56bhp).

-          New gearbox fitted (smoothcase externally. but with 1275 internals for improved synchromesh etc)

-          New 3-piece clutch.

-          MOT until 2017.

-          Correct early steel bonnet.

-          Drums all round.

-          Fitted replacement good condition hubs to front.

-          New front wheel bearings (correct radius type from BNOS Meditech so no shims needed)

-          Everything hydraulic replaced. new 7/8 Master Cylinder and all wheel cylinders. new clutch slave cylinder. new brake shoes and flexible hoses all round.

-          Original 15 leaf rear springs reconditioned by Brost Forge London.

-          Accuspark electronic ignition fitted.

-          Halogen headlights fitted.

-          Remote slave bleed kit fitted in engine bay. no more scrabbling around in the footwell!

-          Still on dynamo with a dynamo driven rev counter.  

-          New shock absorbers all round.

-          New drums all round.  

-          New windscreen glass and frame.

-          New hood and sidescreens and storage bag.

-          New speedo. rev counter and fuel gauge.

-          New fuel tank sender.

-          Alloy rocker cover fitted.


The car doesn't have a heater. windscreen washers or seatbelts fitted. (as it left the factory).


Other items that could go with the car by separate negotiation:

- Original steering wheel and horn push.

- Spare pair of drum brake stub axles.

- 4 original wheels. painted and ready to be used.

- 3 pairs of drum brake hubs (condition unknown).

- Smoothcase gearbox. in need of rebuild.

- Spare windscreen with good glass.

- Original rocker cover.

- Original brass topped 1 1/8 carbs and manifold inc air filters.

- Spare pair of front springs (BNIB)

 All offers considered.  Any questions. please ask. or call on 07914207182. Cash on collection only.

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