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1960 Austin Healey 3000 MKI BT7 Rally Car

 

Austin Healey 3000 MKI BT7 (4-seater)

Built July 1960 is an Original UK home market RHD car as confirmed by the chassis number & heritage certificate.

 

Used extensively for classic rallying by the previous owner, including HRCR events and HERO rallies. Last event competed was the HERO Scottish Malts 2023.

 

Complete with V5 Logbook, History and invoice document file detailing upgrades and maintenance completed by JME Healeys during current ownership dating back to 1991.

 

The invoice file details: Aluminium outer body build in 1997. Major mechanical competition upgrades in 2008-2009. Chassis repairs 2016. Maintenance invoices between 2009-2019. Engine rebuild 2019. 

 

Please see below the full vehicle specification:

Body:

Aluminium outer body including boot & bonnet (doors aluminium skinned).

Original BT7 hardtop. 

Works front wing vents.

Weber carburettor inspection panel.

Rally front grille assembly.

Engine:

Engine Rebuilt in 2019. Engine producing 245BHP.

Steel crankshaft with steel conrods.

High compression forged pistons.

DWR3 camshaft.

Roller Rockers.

Aluminium large core radiator with additional electric cooling fan.

Front mounted remote oil cooler.

Ignitor Electronic ignition.

Remote oil filter system.

Side exit rally exhaust system.

Fuelling:

Triple Weber 45 carburettor setup.

Works style aluminium fuel tank fitted with ATL fuel sender & gauge.

Gearbox:

DWR Tulip Straight Cut gear ratio set.

Overdrive.

AP Racing uprated diaphragm clutch kit.

Custom aluminium gearbox tunnel cover.

Rear Axle:

Quaife LSD.

Steering:

Collapsible safety steering column conversion installed.

Motolita woodrim steering wheel.

Suspension:

Front & Rear Uprated shock absorbers.

Front & Rear Competition Polybush kits.

Front adjustable camber adjuster plates.

Competition rear springs.

Rose jointed rear shock links.

Brakes:

Type 16 front brake calipers

Rear disc brakes.

Competition brake pads front & rear.

Dual circuit brake pedal box system with brake bias adjuster.

Fly-off handbrake

Independent brake & clutch reservoirs.

Wheels & Tyres:

72 Spoke wire wheels fitted with Vredestein Sprint 185/70r15 tyres. 

Electrics:

Alternator conversion.

High torque starter motor.

Electronic tachometer.

Front spotlights

Rear fog light

Rear Rain light

Safety:

4-Point seatbelts.

Mechanical Plumbed in Fire Extinguisher system installed.

Hand Held fire extinguisher.

FIA Battery cut-off switch.

Front towing eyes.

Interior & Dashboard:

Front windscreen demister.

Period Halda Twin Tripmaster and Brants International Pro 2 Rally navigation equipment mounted to dashboard. 

An aged but well sorted competition car being sold on commission basis on behalf of the previous owner. Ready to be Hill-Climbed or Road Rallied. Needs to be viewed and driven to be fully appreciated and is nowhere near possible to replicate for the asking price. Mechanically sound but requires cosmetic work to bring back up to the highest standard.

 

 

£50,000.00 GBP

 

 

For further information on this car or to arrange a viewing or test drive, please contact us on our email address at enquiries@jmehealeys.co.uk or call our workshop on +44 01926 499000

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