1959 Austin Healey MKI BT7 Rally Replica
Registration No: 6300 UA
Chassis Number: H-BT7/1616
Engine Number: 29D-RU-H/1757
Body Number: 1616
Originally built in June 1959 and restored to current specification in the early 2000’s. Austin Healey 3000 MKI, 6300 UA is an original UK Home Market car and was originally sold in Leeds, UK, in July 1959.
During the restoration the car was painted to the customers requested colour of Red and fitted with an original ‘Works Hard Top’ and roof vent. This 3000 MK I was upgraded to a fast road camshaft, stainless steel tubular exhaust manifold & side exit silencer, The original HD6 carburettors were replaced for the larger 2” HD8 type and electronic ignition. The engine remains in superb condition and has excellent oil pressure hot or cold and is fully balanced. The car is fitted with its original rebuilt gearbox and rear axle. The car was also fitted with an uprated fuel pump, aluminium radiator, electric cooling fan, adjustable steering column and overdrive. The 72 spoke wire wheels are currently fitted with the best road tyres available, the Avon CR6ZZ.
Restored on its original chassis and inner structure, the underside of the car is structurally excellent with no signs of rust or corrosion. The car was rebuilt using its original outer body panels with the ‘Works rally vents’ installed to the front wings.
An all new interior was installed along with Restall adjustable front seats and upholstered dashboard. Overdrive switch has been moved to the gear lever as were the Works Cars.
The rebuild was a no expense spared 100% restoration. The panel fit and paintwork is excellent and would be hard to improve. Ideal for touring, road rallies or shows. This desirable Works Styled 3000 MKI is offered for sale with its original UK registration number, UK V5C Registration Document, Heritage certificate, restoration record, build photos, 2 sets of keys, a spare wheel spanner and hammer.
An outstanding example of a themed Works Replica Austin Healey 3000. Commissioning a specialist to restore a Healey to this standard would now well exceed £135K GBP.
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