1962 Austin Healey 3000 Mark II BT7 Tri Carb Project Car
I am pleased to offer this 1962 Austin Healey 3000 Mark II BT7 tri carb project car. The car was being rebuilt and restored by the seller’s wife’s uncle until his untimely death halted the process. He had purchased many new and refurbished parts to be installed and they will be itemized below. If you are looking for a Healey to complete and enjoy, you should consider this one. VIN # is HBT7-L/18924. Odometer shows 53494 +/- miles but exact mileage cannot be confirmed.
The owner purchased the British Motor Heritage Document which shows the factory options as:
– Wire wheels
– Adjustable steering column
– Roadspeed tires
– Laminated windscreen
Includes many new or refurbished items that are not installed:
– New wiring harness
– New Exhaust with muffler
– New bumpers
– New bushings
– Ash tray
– New rear view mirrow
– Misc. grommets
– Windshield wipers
– Ignition switch
– Misc. relays
– Tail light and parking light lenses
– Ventilation duct material
– New chrome carb covers
– Asst. filters
– Exhaust clamps
– Various chrome detail items for the top
– Spare door hinge
– New fuel pump
– Spare carb parts
– Voltage regulator
– Misc. hardware
– Much more
|Some History According to the Owner|
This car was bought by my wife’s uncle around 1988. He had it in the garage on a concrete floor. The uncle was a policeman and he died approx 3 years ago at a family reunion in California, when he had a heart attack while skin diving with his daughter.
He had this car and 2-3 other MG’s, including an old sprite and 2 others. He apparently drove this Healey some until a wire harness burned up. You can see where a part of the hood was sanded where the paint got hot. He had spent close to $900 back then to re-upholster the seats and doors. He also purchased many spare parts, some of which are still NIB (new in the box).
He had taken one door off and started the repair work on a quarter panel. The engine had been treated with some oil so it would not freeze up. The ignition switch cable is undone from the dash..looks like he had a new cable for it. He had replaced some bushings in the front end, but apart from that, it appears he spent a lot of money on spare parts then never had time to put them in.
He was an English car fan, but his early death prevented him from ever completing the project. There are some manuals, maybe an original shop manual as well.
– A classic big Healey project car
– Includes lots of new and reburb parts to help finish the restoration
– If you’re itching for a project, you’ve come to the right place
I have not viewed or photographed this Healey. I am relying on the pictures and details provided to me by the seller. I believe that the seller has priced the car very aggressively for what it is. The seller and I do not make any representations regarding the overall condition and driveability of the car because they are not known. The engine is free but does not start. View the pictures carefully and feel free to ask questions.
The owner invites and encourages any interested party to inspect this
car in Medicine Lodge, KS (approx. 90 miles from Wichita Airport).
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Sold For: $13,000
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This item is being sold as is, where is with no warranty, expressed written or implied unless there is a warranty in effect from the factory. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected this item, and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer’s request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the item.
Buyer is responsible for cost of shipping but seller may be able to assist in arranging shipping. I can be reached at (630) 567-0066 to discuss the item.