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Registry: 1960 Austin-Healey 3000



Mark M's 1960 Austin-Healey 3000
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Bought from older brother in 1974. Still restoring. Is it ever really done? Works triple 2" SUs, 8-leaf rear springs, Colorado Red hardtop

Vehicle Information

Owner: Mark M   [Big6Mark]
Location: Emerald Valley, OR, USA USA
Status: Restoration in progress


VIN:HBT7L5187
Model Year:1960
Build Date:1959-11-16
Original Colour:Black/Coloroado Red
Current Colour:Black/Colorado Red
Odometer:65,000 miles
Body Code:BT7L
Engine Type:6 Cyl
Engine Code:29D
Transmission:3 Sync 4 Speed Overdrive
Last Updated:2012-01-13 19:40:58

 

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Member Comments on Registry: 1960 Austin-Healey 3000   ↵
2013-10-30 21:26:51 # 12602
Comment by James Tennier
39 years is almost pushing it, I would say... You know it's too long
when you forget what it's doing in the garage.
My GMC Sprint (74) put aside for retirement project in 03. Began by
placing engine in the shop in Oct 2010. Four failures (over 2 tanks of
gas) and many $thousands later, into all aspects of restoring the damn
thing. (see FLICKER James Tennier) I'm awaiting "arbitration" to
refund the engine builders total of >$20,000.00 to build a '79 OLDS
403 making streetable 403 hp.
Still waiting, but 39 years? Hopefully I'll be long dead. Good Luck.

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Vehicle History

This vehicle's information was last updated on 2012-01-13 19:40:58

Changes from 2010-04-28 16:44:23 to previous 2004-12-26 12:02:12
Vin GCN1U2687G → HBT7L5187
Mileage 61,836 → 65,000
Body Code MGCU001014 → BT7L
Engine Code 29GARCH944 → 29D
Trans Type Automatic → 3 Sync 4 Speed Overdrive
Colour Metallic Riviera Silver Blue → Black/Colorado Red
Status Repairs in progress → Restoration in progress

Ownership History

Date Owner ID Notes
Apr 27, 2010 Mark M  USA Added to Registry (ID 2149)

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