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1967 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MkIII – MATCHING #s

3000 MK III BJ8

$68,950

1967 AUSTIN HEALEY
3000 MK III BJ8
DARK BRITISH RACING GREEN-AS FACTORY, REBUILT ORIGINAL FAMOUS 2.9 LITRE ENGINE, REBUILT DUAL SU’s, SOLID COMPRESSION, HIGHLY DETAILED, WORKING OVERDRIVE, NEW PROFESSIONAL TIMING AND TUNE, CHROME KO WIRES, BRAND NEW RADIAL TIRES, FRESH DRIVEN SHOW PRESENTATION, TERRIFIC DETAILED SHOW UNDERCHASSIS, BRAND NEW MOSS FRONT SHOCKS, GREAT SPRINGS AND NEW BUSHINGS, RESTORED BLACK BUCKETS, BLACK TOP, WORKING FACTORY GAUGES, LARGE RESTORATION FILE, BRITISH MOTOR INDUSTRY HERITAGE TRUST, LATE JUNE 1967 PRODUCTION, TONNEAU, SHOW CAR COVER

1967 Austin Healey 3000 MK111 BJ8 restored just as the factory produced in the British Racing Green with the black interior…the #1 combination of this famous classic British Sports car, has the rebuilt matching numbered engine and transmission, proof supplied with the complete British Motor Industry Heritage Trust new Certified report (SEE LINK) that shows this is all very correct with the ‘numbers’ supplied, for the data supplied, it confirms that this is the factory color and the proper interior for the knowledgeable collector, has the actual late production data, this investment quality BJ8 is a really fully documented restored as a rare late production Healey, it is finished in just beautiful factory original Dark British Racing Green, a bare metal paint documented, then updated professional high speed detailing at Fraser Dante, has the proper Black bucket braided seat interior, black top, a tonneau cover and a show car cover, nice proper restored factory wood dash, correct and working gauges that are hard to find, terrific factory banjo steering wheel, has had a just meticulous restoration a few years ago with many receipts and many photos that are part of the file, has the strong 6 Cylinder, documented rebuilt original 2912cc engine with 150 factory rated horsepower, just now rebuilt SU HD8 carburetors, the engine bay is really highly show detailed with new fresh hoses, coolant and clamps, full professional tune and valve adjustment completed at Fraser Dante, this has the dated 4-Speed transmission with working overdrive, great chrome wire wheels with knock-offs, as this was in a status collection for years, now a brand new set expensive Michelin radial tires just installed, very expensive new correct front shocks ordered, believed could be possibly 50,625 miles from new, said underchassis was fully restored originally and going through a full freshening and painting in the Fraser Dante shop, the below long listing contains lots of facts in the write, LINKS of numbers and specifics of the VERY exacting details and past restoration work, all of these are important in the value and condition, the whole car is really professionally presented and just updated in the Fraser Dante shop, many hours on the underchassis as now ready for showing with all fluids and with top notch spirited driving fully checked for Spring 2020, 

History of the 1964-1967 Austin Healey 3000 MK III/this specific car: there is very documented history of said Mark IIIs while noting that these big Healey’s are sought after by both enthusiast and investors alike all over the world, the 2+2 Mark III was the most powerful and luxurious of the big Healey’s, the final variation of the Austin-Healey 3000 model, this MK III model was designed to offer roll-up windows along with an easy working soft top, arm supports and center console, a beautiful walnut-veneered dashboard, the engine is a 150 brake horsepower with lots of torque, easy to drive with the center shift gearbox, power assisted servo brakes that have just been serviced, more customer demand  softer riding suspension than earlier models, has the rear jump seats with the fold down rear panel to look good and use for storage,

This car: this lovely 1967 Austin Healey 3000 MK111 BJ8 Grand Tourer Sports car is the most valuable last year and late production, see the attached book by Graham Robson about this famous, high designed roadster (LINK)…this is finished in the very desirable, handsome, attractive, popular, and quintessential color scheme of Dark British Racing Green with a beautiful luster on the rust free body, a factory original color, great body, this has the Black bucket seated interior with proper gold contrast beading, a Black top and black boot, (SEE THE LINK OF THE TRUST INFORMATION AND THE ACTUAL NUMBERS JUST PULLED), Fraser Dante has enjoyed this great famous BJ8 has been part of our personal collection that we love this so very much…a top, top Austin Healey!

Restoration/underchassis file: please do note that there is a really great history that is seldom seen today…both the rebuilding of the original engine and the full body and paint work to show the fine condition of this very factory correct last year of the famous Austin Healey 3000…this has a fantastic full restoration file that was done a few years ago and then kept in a private collection, see some of the photos of said outstanding previous work (LINK), now the new updating and fresh restoration work is completed by the Fraser Dante shop with the terrific underchassis detailing, (LINK) one can see from the previous initial restoration that this frame and chassis were taken to bare metal, then painted proper body colored frame with great floors and terrific frame, since this was a few years ago, the car was only slightly driven, sat and then went into an estate…the wife sold the car to a dealer well known to Fraser Dante, then we bought the Healey and are bringing it back to the initial factory show presentation…

Suspension and tune:  here is part of the current condition that is really set up as top notch by our talented British senior tech, (LINK), with photo documentation that will show how professional said work has been accomplished, to make sure this drives as as good as it looks, Fraser Dante did upgrading, see the excellent, brand new, expensive front levered shocks (LINK) are just installed, these were needed since after the first restoration, the car was slightly driven and then just sat for a while, brand new tires just installed (LINK),

Engine: adding to the value, here is the original matching numbered engine that was previously rebuilt with many photos that document all the work done a short time ago, then the British Heritage Trust confirms that this is the original engine (SEE THE NUMBERS LINK), this famous engine has very strong torque of 165 ft lbs by 3500 rpm that makes this lightweight sports car perform great!!! and very easy to work on and maintain, this has just excellent compression just taken with dry cold readings of 142 to 150 lbs across (SEE LINK), this has the correct factory twin SU 2″ HD8 carburetors for more performance in that year and have just been freshly rebuilt at Fraser Dante, the tune includes the new copper point NGK BP5ES spark plugs are just installed (LINK) with excellent plug wires, then the complete values and rocker arms are just adjusted and set by a very top British tech at Fraser Dante, the timing set, the carbs are set, fresh fluids, then road testing completed, 

Summary: this particular investment quality car is very unique with the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust new report that confirms how authentic this Dark British Racing Green car is…with the twin SU carburetors that are just set up and the full tune, this car is just like from production with a the top quality presentation seldom seen today, now just set up with a just terrific show detailed underchassis along with the fresh mechanicals completed by a top professionals with and testing of running systems and gauges, this drives amazingly with the final updating completed ready for Summer 2020, true investment quality, now offered at a very fair price of only $68,950

RESTORED CLASSIC 1967 AUSTIN HEALEY 3000 MK111 BJ8
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Dark British Racing Green
Rebuilt Original Famous 2.9 Litre Engine
Rebuilt Dual Su’s
Solid Compression
Working Overdrive
New Professional Tune
Chrome Ko Wires
Fresh Driven
Show Presentation
Terrific Underchassis
Brand New Front Shocks
Black Buckets
Black Top
Large Restoration File
British Motor Industry Heritage Trust
Late June 1967 Production
Tonneau
Car Cover

Year: 1967
Make: Austin Healey
Model: 3000 MK111 BJ8
Body Style: Convertible
Transmission: Manual
Condition: Excellent
Stock#: 4874
Engine: 2.9 Litre
Exterior Color: Dark British Racing Green
Interior Color: Black
Price: $68,950
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