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New BJ8 Restoration!

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Today we can announce our latest restoration will be this lovely 1967 Austin Healey BJ8 which has been driven and loved by the same owner for 34 years!

The time has come to renew most the systems so the owner can continue to use it rain or shine with no worry.

The car has a striking patina, and original pieces under the newer coats of paint it has had over the years. The original interior and trunk upholstery wasn’t spared from a coat of white or two.

Earl Kagna has instructed us to strip the doors, remove the doors, then the windscreen so we can remove the front fenders and see what we are up against.

It’s just too much fun to check out the Vintage Colour Register book by Donald Pikovnik beforehand and imagine the possibilities!

In The Shop: German BJ8

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We have had quite a few BJ8 Austin Healeys in the shop, but this on is distinctly different as it was delivered new to Germany.

It has numerous detail differences, the most notable being small behive signal lights where the North American federalized cars got the large plastic lights. This is possible with BJ7 fenders and a completely different front shroud with small light beds that would be very difficult to replace.

Other detail differences include rear BJ7 fenders with behives where the reflectors normally are, fitted steering lock, hexagonal wheel nuts and a slightly revised chassis tag that lists the weights.

Sold: 1966 Austin-Healey 3000 MKIII BJ8

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1966 Austin-Healey 3000 MKIII BJ8 chassis HBJ8L/34483
-One of the nicest and well-sorted Healeys to come into the shop.
-Desirable BJ8 features such as a curved windshield, windup windows and extra ground clearance.
-Gorgeous wooden dashboard amidst a vibrant red interior.
-Authentic 3-year Restoration to exacting standards
-Received Gold level certification in 2000 from the Austin-Healey Concours Registry
-Careful and occasional use on rallies and shows since restoration
-Comes with original steering wheel and four 60-spoke painted wire wheels for concours display
-Comes with a nice original copy of the driver’s handbook and work shop manual.
-Retains original keys from new!
-Sold as is, with all defects and no warranties.

Contact Richard Owen at 250 891 7475 daytime.