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 2.9 - 6 3000 Mk. III Healey Blue / Blue
 BJ8 Blue
 Left Hand Drive Blue
   Philadelphia, PA
 HBJ8L37455 9 August 1966
  United States
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Record Creation: Entered on 19 October 2016.


Record Changes

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2017-08-26 22:16:32 | AH Data writes:

The record was updated:

  • Body Number was added: 3226BJ882399
  • Factory Paint Color was added: healey blue
  • Factory Duotone Color was added: blue
  • Factory Interior Color was added: blue
  • Factory Top Color was added: blue
  • Original Distributor was added: Philadelphia, PA
  • Original Owner Country was added: United States
  • Factory Dispatch Year was added: 1966
  • Factory Dispatch Month was added: 08
  • Factory Dispatch Day was added: 09
  • Photos of HBJ8L37455

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    Exterior Photos (7)

    Uploaded October 2016:

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    Details Photos: Exterior (2)

    Uploaded October 2016:

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    2016-10-24 13:41:59 | Steve Byers - BJ8 Registry writes:

    I saw the remains of 37455 sitting in weeds behind a house in Mechanicsville, Virginia on 23 November 2003. There was nothing left of it except a bit of inner chassis sheet metal and the VIN plate on the firewall. Yes, the original engine was 29K/RU/H12116, but the engine was no longer with the car. The BJ8 Registry has a record of one owner in Florida in the mid-1980s, but contact information was no longer valid and I was unable to determine how the car got to Virginia and deteriorated to such a state. I understand that whatever remains there were ended up in England, but the car that left the factory with the chassis number 37455 no longer exists.

    2016-10-24 13:50:29 | Steve Byers writes:

    Correction: the only thing left on the firewall was the body number plate, which BMIHT determines belonged to HBJ8L/37455.

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