1967 Austin-Healey BJ 8

3000 MkIII Rally

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Mileage 
    71 491 km / 44 423 mi
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Performance 
    174 PS / 128 kW / 172 BHP
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

For those who thought they would have to spend a lot of time in the garage to prepare a car for the upcoming rally season, we have good news! You can have a seat near the fire place and we bring you a perfectly prepared Austin Healey 3000 Mk3 Phase 2 at home! Because this Healey is already wel prepared and not in need of any work. It has all a rallydriver could wish for and shows all equipment to start at any kind of rally without worries. The owner, with a lot of rally experience, had the car professionally prepared. Engine, gearbox, brakes, etc .: everything shows that this is the real deal! And that is exactly what we and our customers are looking for. A proper and serious rallycar!

Do not make the mistake of thinking that the Healey has already had a hard life behind its nice alloy wheels, and now that all sorts of problems show up and repairs are neccessary it quickle will be sold… Nothing is less true. On the contrary. Partly due to the corresponding invoices, which proofs that till the last moment, substantial investments have been made to maintain the perfection that a good rally driver likes to see. No concessions in terms of quality and safety are the main things and in addition, it must be look great. This magnificent Austin Healey 3000 Mk3 Phase 2 has it all.

Once you have read the list below of what work has been carried out, and it compares with your wish list, then you are welcome to to visit us and we will do our best to make a nice “rally deal.

A selection of the work that was carried out:

174 bhp overhauled engine

Original dual 1.5 inch SU carburetors

Side exaust, custom-made

Aluminum reflector at exhaust end pipes

Cibie ‘Oscar’ spotlights 100 W

Reversing light with switch on the gearbox

Goodrich competition brake hoses

Minilite wheels with central lock and 185-80 tires

Camber adapted for rally sport

Modern shock absorber conversion rear

Modern shock absorber conversion front

Adjustable upgrade Spax shock absorbers front and rear

New complete clutch

New water pump

Extra cooling fluid reservoir with pressure cap

Thicker anti roll bar

Competition brake discs, brake pads and brake fluid

Disc brakes on the rear axle

Custom made and upgraded original seats

3-point safety belts

Works model petrol filler cap, lockable

Footrest plate for co driver

Storage nets inside doors

Fire extinguisher

Extra large mud guards

Longer 28% transmission overdrive

New windscreen

Period leather straps on hood

Additional air outlet in front wings

Recently resprayed

towing rings

Overhauled gearbox and overdrive

High beam signal switch in dashboard for light signal

Custom-made rolloverbar

Remanufactured rear axle with limited slip differential (40%)

Main power switch on center console

Electric cooling fan

Electric fuel pump

New custom made wiring loom

Modern fuses and relays

Specially made storage compartments behind the seats.

Several 12 V and USB connections

Safety brake hoses

Safety petrol hoses

Extra anti-thrust insulation applied soil and tunnel

Removable protection grids for the headlights

Retractable safety steering column

Overhauled short steeringbox

New brake servo

Petrol pump stops after 3 seconds if engine is not running

Lighting in the trunk

Lighting under the dashboard

Reflective hazard sticker on the inside of the boot lid

Additional license plate in trunk

Additional jerrycan fastening in trunk

Reinforced battery mounting