1962 Austin-Healey MK ll tri-carb 3000 Homologation Rally/Race Special barnfind

Sale price: $33950,00 make an offer

Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Austin Healey
Type:2 door roadster 4 seat with fa
Transmission:4 speed plus overdrive
Interior Color:Black
Engine:6 cyl tri-carb
Trim:2 door roadster 4 seat with factory hardtop
Number of Cylinders:6 in a row
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1962 Austin-Healey 3000 tri-carb MKll NO RESERVE AUCTION !!!
Was hill climb raced back in the day and street driveable now.
Factory hardtop with new plexi window, roll bar, competition lap belts, 2 map lights, roof lamp (not shown in photos), reverse lamp, Lucas driving lights.
Barn find 3 years ago from enclosed dry storage since 1985, all hydraulics new, no rust gas tank. new fuel pump, locking Monza gas cap, triple SU carbs cleaned & adjusted with screened velo stacks.
All matching numbers BMIHT certificate, built Dec 4 1961, USA export, left hand drive, Portland Oregon dealer destination. ignition key to original code.
Cooling system cleaned, flushed & 50/50 coolant, new rad hoses, t-stat, & belt, Texas cooler fan with booster electric fan added. electrics in working order, new volt regulator, extra fuse block added,
Generator cleaned & tested with proper output, as same for starter motor. heater fan removed but included with car.
Engine starts, runs, pulls strong. headers, cam, new muffler with side exit exhaust. excellent instant oil pressure, spin-on oil filter added, 150 lbs compression on all 6 cyls, valves hold adjustment as they should. engine does not smoke or use oil.
New battery, system changed to neg ground.
This Homologation Special built by BMC in limited numbers for a short period for rally & race rules to provide the special intake manifolds & triple S U carbs for added torque and horsepower.
This particular car has special specification camshaft, tubular exhaust headers & dual side exit exhaust with new muffler. has a very healthy & throaty idle and power on note.
Offered from private collection
Clear Washington State title and current registration with Collector Vehicle permanent license plate.
This car is a well used, BARN FIND that has undergone a sympathetic preservation (not restoration), that sat unused since 1985. Now up & running again and runs VERY STRONG.
Frame is undamaged, straight & true. some older patches & repairs to body from the day, some nicks, chips & dings in this fifty something old sports car.
I like the 'driven hard & put away wet' look
White door 'rectangles' are magnetic & removable. car has been repainted to red from original white color some time ago.
Here is a chance to bid & buy a rare homologation special in great running condition to relive those exciting & glorious days that these Austin-Healey rally & race cars prepared by the BMC works factory that were so famous in their winning competition days, driven by Pat Moss, Paddy Hopkirk, the Morley Brothers, Timo Makinen and more.
Eligible in many most historic race & rally events throughout the world these days.
Car gets many looks & thumbs up by both casual & knowing admirers.

Auction ends SATURDAY, MAY 30th 7:15 PM West Coast USA time
Questions? phone: (360) 820-2057 Dan ( 8 hours later time zone from England/Europe )
Bid to buy & enjoy in your own collection as I have been doing for some time now
Can store for a short period at no charge
shipping is buyer's responsibility
NOTE: new front sway bar mounts & bushings, and rear panhard bushings installed since photos taken. Rear dif. fluid changed & housing cleaned, trans oil changed, & engine oil changed with new filter. All 4 shocks cleaned, flushed & serviced also. New windshield glass supplied but not installed included with sale of car. 4 new Michelin XZX tires included but not mounted.
Tires are Vintage race tires with tubes installed on 60 spoke wire wheels. 60 spoke spare & tire, jack, handle & knock-off hammer included.
$ 33,950 buys it !!! be the one to own
Bid to buy now before this car goes to the MECUM Seattle auction June 5&6, to save both bidder & seller their auction house sales fees.

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