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HBJ8L34563

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 HBJ8L34563 3 February 1966
 29KRUH/9232 
 79447 
  
 7 January 1966 
 
 1966 Healey Blue / Old English White
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  West Bloomfield
  
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Record Creation: Entered on 15 December 2012.

 

Heritage Notes

Fitted factory equipments: Wire wheels
Overdrive
Heater
Adjustable steering column
Laminated windscreen

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2012-12-15 16:15:58  |  Lofty writes:

For sale on ebay: cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/

Current Owner Since 1992
· Complete rotisserie restoration by Vantage Sports Cars, Orlando

· Purchased from the original owner

· 52,000 miles indicated at purchase

· Less than 1300 miles driven since 1992

· Current owner and seller is the second owner

· Extra Clean, never smoked in

Standard Equipment
· 2912 cc inline six, 150 HP

· The most powerful and luxurious of the big Healeys

· Walnut dash

· Roll-up windows

· Servo-assisted front disc brakes

· Phase II rear chassis for improved ground clearance over earlier models

Options as-built, per Heritage Certificate
· Wire wheels

· Overdrive

· Heater

· Adjustable steering column

· Laminated windscreen



Note: Heritage Certificate and buyer's order list the original color combination as:

· British Racing Green

· Black interior

· Black top

However, there is NO evidence of these colors on the car as it is presented today

Engine
· 2912 cc inline six, 150 HP

· Engine #29K-RU-H/9232, matching Heritage Certificate

· Fully rebuilt at restoration

· New Falcon full-stainless exhaust system

· Starts, idles, runs, drives and stops as it should.

· Gauges show normal temperature and oil pressure

· No oil consumption, noises or smoking concerns

· No obvious oil leaks

· Recent oil change service

4-Speed Gearbox
#9191 (not recorded on Heritage Certificate)

· Fully rebuilt at restoration

· Electric overdrive

· Gearbox shifts smoothly up and down to all gears with no noises

· No leaks

· New clutch at restoration

· Clutch operates as it should, with no shudder or slipping

Suspension, brakes, steering
· New kingpins, fulcrum pins and bushings at restoration

· Idler arm rebuilt

· New end links and sway bar bushings

· DOT 5 silicone brake fluid, recently properly installed with full flush. Brakes are firm.

· Dunlop SP 4N tires, new at restoration, spare has never been on the road

· 4 Dayton chrome wire wheels, all new at restoration

· Original painted spare wheel

· New splined hubs and new knock-offs at restoration

· Does not pull or have uneven tire wear. No noises or looseness. No steering vibration.

· Transmission and differential oils both correctly filled.

· No transmission oil leaks

· Driveshaft universals have no noises or clunking

· No leaks of brake fluid

· Parking brake operates properly

· Shocks not leaking, feel firm on the road with no clunking or other noises from suspension.

Body
Body #79447 matches Heritage Certificate

· Fully repainted at frame-off restoration.

· No body or other structural rust whatsoever

· All panel gaps as-new. Doors and lids all open and close easily and with no noises or rubbing.

· Super clean top and bottom

· Undercarriage and wheel wells are undamaged

· Windshield wipers work as-new

· Windshield washer system fully fitted. Fluid has not been added.

· Sealed beam headlights and all other exterior lights operate properly

· Windows operate correctly

· Original interior mirror

· Minimal wear on blue Ambla vinyl seats

· Steering is adjustable for reach

· All wood trim in very good condition with no cracking

· Carpet in as-new condition with no fraying

· Blue convertible top new at restoration and clean inside and out

· Rear plastic window in very good condition with no discoloration or damage.

· All glass in very good condition

· All seals in very good condition

· Bumpers fully re-chromed

· All bright trim in very good condition

Other Features
· New correct cloth-covered wiring harness at restoration

· Ignition key #FS.932 matches Heritage Certificate

· Radiator recored

· New voltage regulator, relay switches

· Starter and generator rebuilt

· Gauges rebuilt

· All instruments work properly

· All interior lights work properly

· Lap belts added

· Turn signal switch operates and self-cancels properly

· Speedometer and odometer accurate as compared to GPS on road tests

· No warning lights on

· New battery October 2011

· Factory battery disconnect switch with instruction dag.

Also included:
Original Heritage Certificate

· Original Driver's Handbook

· Original buyer's order

· Copy of original title

· Original warranty plate and service book

· Restoration photos

· AMCO rubber floor mats with logos

· New knock-off hammer and fully-restored jack and jack handle

· New blue tonneau with metal supports that fits properly and new storage bag

· New blue top boot that fits properly

Known issues:
Left door vent window latch missing
Windshield delaminating slightly on right side. No chips or pitting.
Very few nicks and imperfections from careful use after restoration 20 years ago


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