The last week we have been finishing the main Austin Healey 3000 BJ8 project and take it out to the restoration car fair.
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This week we keep the 1967 Healey Project going, but take some time aside to look a prewar Alvis Firebird, an AC Aceca, 1968 Triumph TR6 and take a drive in a 1960 Healey 3000.
Found a couple great Austin Healey videos lately. If you have any to contribute please let me know
The Healeysport Championship 2013 Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb
How to build and equip an Austin Healey 3000 works rally car byn Timo Makinen
Austin Healey Bonneville Runs
Return To Bonneville
works healey rallying 62 63
On Friday I finished restoring Don Manning’s 1967 Austin Healey BJ8 Dashboard.
This car is special because it has an all-original interior and has never been fully restored.
The video goes through the process in detail and I hope it provides some insights for future jobs.
The wood panels were refinished by Karen Trickett of Coventry Woodworks http://www.coventrywoodworks.ca/
The completed dashboard:
Recently Jay went through the 1963 Lola Mk6 GT prototype owned by Alan Grant.
Alan’s story and the car itself are well worth the watch. He has owned it for 50 years!
I saw this same car in Monterey in 2016 and it was tiny. A mini GT40. Infact the video uses my image from Monterey.