Lot 195
Special 1965 Austin Healey 3000 MKIII BJ8 Roadster
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VIN: HBJ8L28774 Mileage: 51,248 showing

with a rebuilt 3.0 liter, 150 horsepower engine with twin carburetors and 4-speed manual transmission with electronic overdrive.

Exterior in the original Ivory White, with new interior in Classic British Red upholstery and carpet, with Austin Healey rubber floor mats. The car is fitted with 15” “knock-off” wire wheels, seat belts, driver-side rear-view mirror, new luggage rack, and new black convertible top.

For this lot, payment accepted only by wire transfer. 15% Buyer's Premium for in-house, telephone & absentee bidding. 20% buyer's premium for live internet bidding through a second party host.

For winning bidders in NC, license plate and titling of vehicle will be obtained by Leland Little Auctions, provided all applicable fees and taxes are paid.

Private Consignment Cary, NC

Local two-owner car with second ownership for 48 years with extensive service history. This car has received a recent comprehensive restoration to include: complete engine rebuild with replacement short block and new main seals; fluid change to include engine oil, gearbox and axle oils, and flushed hydraulic system; fitted new spark plugs, points and coil; carburetors rebuilt; fuel tank replaced; new front and rear bumpers and new/refurbish brackets and install tie downs for all four corners; sway bar bushings and mounts replaced; new stainless steel exhaust, mounts and brackets; replacement floor panels, RH inner sill panel and tunnel edge rail panels door seals replaced; undercarriage and engine compartment cleaned and treated surface rust; complete rear rebuild to include hubs seals, gaskets, bearings, wheel cylinders, shoes and hardware; front wheel bearings, brakes, calipers, hoses, and master cylinder replaced; high beam switch replaced; new interior, new carpet and both seat tracks replaced; boot cleaned and treated for rust and painted; new boot liner installed.

Original paint condition appropriate with age, with some peeling, cracking and discoloration present; original wood dash finish is cracking and peeling in places; heater control is missing knob and is not attached to dash, but is operational; engine tag is missing presumably from the rebuild of engine; no other apparent concerns.

$25,000 - 35,000