1967 Austin Healey 3000, Mark 3, Golden Beige Met, Restored British Motor Corp.
Sale price: $112,983.00 make an offer
Pending offersDate: 2014-11-08
lorie (from Belgium) offered 95000 usd
Car location: McLean, Virginia, United StatesSale type: Fixed price listing
Technical specifications, photos and description:
|Color:||Golden beige metallic|
|Interior Color:||Tan with Brown Piping|
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1967 Austin Healey 3000, Mark 3, Golden Beige Met, Restored British Motor Corp. for sale
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Body: ExcellentBody was disassembled. all steel panels sand blasted or stripped to bare metal. alloy panels stripped. any rust or deteriorating metal removed and correct replacement panels installed. Any patches installed were properly fitted using a butt welding method. Unlike many restorers we do not overlap weld our patches unless the panel was installed in a overlap method by the original manufacturer. Body was refit with excellent fitmet. The result is perfect finish. gaps and presentation.
Chassis: ExcellentChassis was stripped to bare metal using sand blasting. This method of paint removal insures the complete removal of rust. Any rusted panels were removed or properly patched to insure proper fit and correct allignment. The chassis was measured and cosmetically repaired to insure a better than new finished product. The body was removed and re-fit to the chassis no less than six times during chassis restoration to insure proper fitment.
Paint: ExcellentChassis and body were painted using a high quality urethane base coat clear coat product. The urethane base coat is produced by Herbert Standox of Germany. This product is know for exceptional consistency and perfect color match to the original Healey color palet. It is also known as one of the most expensive automotive paints available today. The high solid urethane clear coat is produced by PPG and is one of the premier show grade finishes available today. The entire chassis. exterior body. interior body and engine bay have received the same high quality base coat clear coat finish. The exterior finish was hand blocked and polished to a glass like finish.
Engine: ExcellentEngine was rebuilt to high standards. with slight modifications to fast BJ8 street standards. The engine was acid washed. line borred. balanced. deck. planed. polished and ported. The engine has been Dyno tested and run in. A dyno sheet is supplied with the car. this engine is documented at 195HP. The engine runs smoother than a stock Healey motor and shows no sign of performance upgrades at idel. The engine has been fitted with new pistons. reground crankshaft. new bearings thruout. no lead head conversion. hot street cam upgrade. hot cam lifter modifications. new oil pump. new alloy oil pan. new timing gear. chain and tensioner. reconditioned Hamonic balancer. new balanced lightened flywheel. new water pump. new oil filter assy. recurved distributor.
Hydraulics: ExcellentHydraulics have been rebuilt or replaced thruout the car. New Master cylinders. new slave cylinder. new hydraulic lines thruout. new wheel cylinders rear. new reservior. rebuilt front calipers.
Electrical system: ExcellentNew correct replacement wiring harnesses thruout. Rebuilt generator. new voltage regulator. new Lucas shut off switch. New lights thruout. New Group 27 battery.
Cooling: ExcellentRecorred correct radiator with a upgraded double density core. This increases coolant capacity while looking stock. Upgraded BMC tropical 6 bladed fan. New hoses thruout. new water pump. new radiator cap. new overflow hose.
Carbs: ExcellentNew. correct SU HD8 carbs were installed instead of rebuilding the old SU HD8's.
Fuel system: ExcellentNew fuel tank. new fuel lines. new SU fuel pump. new sending unit.
Interior: ExcellentInterior was produced for us by Automat of Long Island. NY. The interior was produced using high quality European leather. The entire seat upholstery. door panel covering. dash top covering. control panel covering. arm rest covering and piping were produced out of leather. The carpeting is a high quality Wilton one automotive carpet. The seat bases. foams and seat belts are also new. The interior has been insulated using Koolmat underneath the carpeting. New wood dash from AH Spares of the UK. New glove box liner. original style glove box lock.
Gauges: ExcellentGauges were rebuilt by Nisonger gauge.
Wheels and tires: ExcellentWheels are produced by Dayton wire wheel in the 72 spoke format. Tires are the Vedrestein HR 185 15. Wheels and tires were mounted and trued by Henricks wire wheel. The wheels are smooth to and beyond 100MPH.
Top and Tonneau: ExcellentTop. top boot. and tonneau are produced of a high grade Mohair product imported from the UK. Top is a dark brown.
Suspension: ExcellentSuspensions was completely rebuilt with new bushings. new steering shaft and worm gear. new King pins. new tie rod ends. Rear springs were replaced with correct replacement. front spring replaced with old stock coils. All shocks were rebuilt by Worldwide in Wisconsin. Front caliper replaced and balanced. rear drums balanced. New wheel bearings front and rear. New axel seals rear. Rear end reconditioned.
Glass: ExcellentNew front windscreen. new side door windows. original vent window glass. New rubber thruout.
Trunk: ExcellentNew trunk finish kit. New spare tire tie down.
Chrome: ExcellentChrome has been replaced or re-plated using a triple plate chroming system.
Exhaust system: ExcellentExhaust system was replaced at time of restoration. We opted for the very popular upgraded stainless steel performance exhaust used on virtually all of our restorations. It is a imported product produced by AH Spares of the UK. It is a bit more throaty than the standard exhausts and reduces back pressure to the engine. The original could be swapped back at no additional charge. but once you hear this exhaust. its unlikely you would switch back.
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