3000 MK III BJ8



1967 Austin Healey 3000 MK111 BJ8 with complete British Motor Industry Heritage Trust new Certified report (SEE LINK) that shows all very correct the ‘numbers’ are, the factory color and the interior, the actual late production data, this investment quality BJ8 is a 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 wood dash, correct and working gauges, 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 rebuilt SU HD8 carburetors, the engine bay is really highly detailed with new fresh hoses, coolant and clamps, full professional tune and valve adjustment completed, this has the dated 4-Speed transmission with working overdrive, great chrome wire wheels with knock-offs, brand new expensive 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 checked for Spring 2019,

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, 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), 

Restoration/underchassis file: please do note that there is a 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, new badge bar to be installed (LINK),

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, 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: here is the original matching numbered engine that was previously rebuilt with photos that document all the work 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 and very easy to work on and maintain, this has just excellent compression just taken with a 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 top British tech, the timing set and 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  underchassis long with the fresh mechanicals by a top professionals with and testing of running systems and gauges, this drives amazingly with the final updating completed for Spring 2019, true investment quality, now offered at only $72,950