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For Sale: 1959 Austin Healey 3000 MKI BT7

-Right Hand Drive RHD original delivery BT7
-Home Market Delivery first dispatched to London in October 1959.
-One of only 212 RHD Healeys built in 1959.
-John Slauenwhite restoration ~1998-2000.
-Rebuilt Engine 0.40 over, Rebuilt Transmission bearings, seals.
-New Pistons, Mounts, Seals, Bearings, Radiator Core, Fuel Pump, Clutch, King Pins, Wheel Bearings, Wiring Harness
-Many components rebuilt such as the distributor, hydraulics, starter and generator.
-Concours level engine bay with correct fit and finish
-Fitted with twin SU HD6 manual choke carburetors.
-Probably upgraded to 12-Port cylinder head from the integral cylinder head.
-Rare details such as the 100-6 non-adjustable wheel and kicked-up gear lever.
-Since most of the Healey production was for export, this UK-domestic market 3000 is quite rare.
-Certainly one of the best prepared BT7s
-Mileage listed on speedometer reads ~59,976.

Price is $79,500CAD call Richard Owen 2508917475

Sold: 1959 Austin Healey 3000 MK1 BT7

-Recently completed long term restoration with new paint and metalwork.
-From-the-frame-up restoration with all new lower metalwork.
-Bare-metal respray with epoxy primer and polyurethane topcoat
-Desirable 3000-series car with disc brakes
-HBT7L/5772 was originally delivered in Colorado Red and dispatched to Canada in December 1959
-fully functioning overdrive
-Recent work since 2013: New spline hubs, new clutch, new kingpins, front and rear brakes, tires, rebuilt overdrive (autofarm).
-Older work: new exhaust, rebuilt gearbox, new harness, recored radiator.
-Limited use since engine and cylinder head rebuild (no work invoice)
-painted Jaguar British Racing Green HEN701 PPG

Restoration

Sold: 1960 Austin Healey 3000 MK1 BT7

-Regular maintenance by Owen Automotive.
-Solid Driver condition Healey
-Upgraded to Tri-Carb intake system and center-shift gearbox
-Rebuilt Transmission in 2005
-New Paint and cosmetic restoration from 2003
-Recent work since 2012: Rear Leaf Springs, 4x Shock Absorbers, Rebuilt overdrive by Autofarm, Fuel Pump, Exhaust System, Wire Wheels, Tires, Hoses and Tonneau.
-Comes with side curtains, new tonneau and softtop.
-Ready to drive and enjoy.

Sold: 1959 Austin Healey 3000 MK1 BT7

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-Careful and meticulous ownership from new.
-100% solid and original panels
-Delivered new to San Francisco with Wire Wheels, Overdrive, Heater, Adjustable Steering Column.
-Offered with an original hardtop, sidecurtains and tool kit
-High level of maintenance and operating condition.

Here is a chance to buy one of the most impressive BT7s we have seen. Its owner Jim Briske has been involved with the Healey concours community for a considerable time and has faithfully reconditioned most of the car to retain its originality.

Somewhat of a unique opportunity, the car is now located at a 3000 ft elevation in Maui, and would make the ultimate vacation testdrive.

CAR’S CURRENT CONDITION
-72 spoke painted wire wheels/ Michelin tires from Hendricks Wire wheel.
-4 new hubs, original knockoffs.
-Silicone brake/clutch fluid, new hoses
-Balanced rear brake drums
-Rebuilt swivel axels
-Rebuilt original rear springs
-Rebuilt original shocks
-New wiring harness [British Wiring ]
-Original chrome replated
-Interior, grey leather, red trim done by John Wilson, Oregon. To concourse standard.
-3 Tops. 1.Concorse condition hardtop, old English white, headliner from Roger Moment,
-Window and trim from Bill Bolton.
-2.New Robbins top, original top frame
-3.Surry suntop. [see photo]
-Sidecurtains: Original , reconditioned, see photo
-Engine: Replaced freeze plugs, timing chain,tensioner,seal. Rear oil seal, lighten flywheel [Bill Bolton]. Rebuilt starter & generator. Stainless steel exhaust . Spin on filter[original included] Car has run on Mobil 1 since 1989 . Alum. Flex fan from Norm Nock. [original included] Spare water pump in boot. Original radiator R&R with sleeved thermostat installed. No over heating problems.
Transmission: Toyota 5 speed with Smitty kit. Original trans. With 22% overdrive included. The Toyota trans allowed for a R&R of original trans.[ Preventative maint.] So the that the car could be driven. I did that with my BJ8. Both trans. use Redline oil.
Tool Kit: Original, unrestored. Verified as correct for this car by Roger Moment