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 2.6 - 4 100 Healey Blue
 BN2 Blue
 Left Hand Drive Blue
   New York, USA
 24 April 1956 
 1956 Light Green / Old English White
 2018 Green
 Work In Progress None
 Original Burlington
United StatesUnited States


Record Creation: Entered on 29 March 2007.


Record Changes

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2010-11-07 15:49:10 | AH Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Factory Paint Color was added: healey blue
  • Factory Interior Color was added: blue
  • Factory Top Color was added: blue
  • Original Distributor was added: New York, USA
  • Car Condition was added: Awaiting rest.
  • Current City was added: Kenosha
  • Current State was changed from Illinois to Wisconsin
  • Last Seen was changed from 1999 to 2010
  • Factory Build Year was added: 1956
  • Factory Build Month was added: 04
  • Factory Build Day was added: 24
  • 2018-01-24 20:02:56 | AH Data writes:

    The record was updated:

  • Body Number was added: 13478
  • Top Color was added: none
  • Car Condition was changed from Awaiting rest. to Work in progress
  • Replacement Engine was added: original
  • Current Color was changed from healey blue to light green
  • Duotone Color was changed from dark blue to old english white
  • Current Interior was added: green
  • Current City was changed from Kenosha to Burlington
  • Last Seen was changed from 2010 to 2018
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    2007-03-29 03:36:14 | Lofty writes:

    From the original austinhealey.com web site. Owner Walt Casten:

    "I don't know much of the early history of this car, but the later story is somewhat interesting.
    This car was owned by my father in the late 70's and early 80's. I was in my early teens at the time and we spent a lot of time together working on the car. After a few years he lost interest in it and the 100-4 sat idle in a horse barn for several years. We lost storage for it and Dad sold the car to a friend of his.

    The dealer listed a 100-4 in Hemmings (which I always look through). I wanted to buy a 100-4 sometime in the future so I decided to call just to find out what the deal was. He told me about the car, but it wasn't what I was looking for. Before we hung up, he said "By the way, I've got this other one.". As he desribed this 'other one' to me, I realized it was my Dad's old car. I had my mother dig up all the info she had on it, and I made my way to Iowa. Sure enough, it was the same car and I bought it immediately.
    I drove it the six hours back and the car blistered my foot so bad, I could hardly walk for a week. Oh, yes it did break down once on the way back. I've had the car back for a few years now and love it. It's in good running condition, and I drive it regularly. It will eventually need sills and outriggers, but for now, it's O.K.

    This web site is great, keep it up!

    2018-01-19 06:09:47 | Walt Casten writes:

    Partial restoration started in 2011. Taking way longer than expected.

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