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V8 Austin Healey 3000 MKIII BJ8 phase 2 fully restored with many upgrades - 1965 | £60000 | Left Hand Drive


This BJ8 was restored between 2007 and the end of 2011 with a total bare chassis professional body shop restoration, new floors and many new panels. Louvres were fitted and an aluminium bonnet. The car is fitted with a Ford 289 Ci V8 fast road specification engine with cylinder heads and cams with Weiand aluminium rocker cover. The engine was rebuilt by Mike Huddart in the Uk and converted to unleaded. We are advised that power output is 300BHP but have not verified. The car has an Edelbrock performance manifold, Holley 4 Barrel carburetro converted to centre hung floats . Transmission is a manual Borg Warner T5 gearbox that works extremely well with the engine to produce a balanced delivery of explosive power. The cooling system has been upgraded to support the engine power The car is fitted out with many extras and trim and carpet are recently re trimmed, On the exterior paint is good, new mohair hood and tonneau. Outwardly the car looks very much a recently restored Austin Healey 3000, but hit the power and you get Cobra like performance. This is a nicely thought out performance Austin Healey well priced at £60,000 left hand drive and £64,500 right hand converted.



Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of these particulars, no responsibility is taken for error, omission or misstatement or imperfections not stated. Buyers should satisfy themselves pre purchase of the condition and provenance of the car and on their own judgment satisfy themselves as to whether the car accords to its description or not.

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