1961 Austin Healey 3000 MK II V-8 Roadster

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Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Austin Healey
Model:3000
Year:1961
Type:Convertible
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Color:Burgundy
Mileage:17,983
Transmission:Manual
Interior Color:Tan
Engine:V-8
Trim:Roadster
Number of Cylinders:8
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Description

1961 Austin Healey 3000 V-8


Frameup show quality restoration done by the owner of Highland Automotiveas his personal car, completed in 2002
V-8installation at time of restoration
1966Chevy 283 cubic inch V-8 was rebuilt with: new pistons, 327/350 HPcamshaft and lifters,timing chain and gears, Mellings oil pump,heads rebuilt with new : HO valves, guides, seats, screw in studsand rocker arms, 600 cfm Holly carburettor, Assembly was balanced.New clutch, pressure plate and disc. Tilton hydraulic releasebearing
Customheaders ( Jet hot coated ) and exhaust system
MuncieM-20 wide ratio 4 speed transmission
Customdriveshaft with Chevy U-Joints. Driveshaft was balanced
BJ-8Healey rear axle with 3:54 ratio and upper radius arms
BJ-8front brakes with drilled and slotted rotors and ceramic pads
CustomHealey brass radiator
Splinedrive mini-lite type wheels and Vredestein classic tires
Dayton72 spoke chrome wire wheels with Vredestein classic tires alsoincluded
Wiringharness was custom made by British Wiring in England with necessarychanges for for small block Chevy in original color codes and clothwrapping
Heritageupholstery in Connolly leather (biscuit) and Wilton wool carpets.
Tantop and tonneau cover in Everflex
Sidecurtains and storage bag
FittedCalifornia car cover
Chassiswas rebuilt using heavy gauge sills, outriggers and floors
Extragussets installed on outriggers
Dashcustom painted to match car and upholstery with 100-4 cockpit trim
BJ-8gauges restored by Nisonger instruments
100-4rear shroud and trunk lid fitted
289Cobra vents fitted to front fenders
Runsand drives perfectly and runs cool
Verywell balanced and weighs less than a Healey with the original motorand transmission


Car has won many awards including:


Limerock Historic FestivalTwo Circle of Excellence Awards: BestRod and Custom and Best Interior
Onefirst place Rod and Custom
OneThird place Special Interest Class
AustinHealey club of America Conclave: Two first place Modified AustinHealey
Rhinebeck,NY Spring Dust Off : First place Austin Healey Class- Firstplace British Car Class
LocustGrove Car Show :Winner 2012, 2014


Carhas been driven all over the country including: trip to Vermont (A/HConclave), Washington DC (A/H Conclave), Atlanta GA to Road Atlantafor the Mitty (2600 mile round trip twice 2009 and 2011)NoProblems
Thiscar was designed and built to be driven and easily serviced andappear as if it were factory built
Thecar has been driven 18,000 miles since it was built and has hadregular maintenance as needed.It is well sorted with all “bugs”worked out.


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