1967 | Austin Healey 3000 MkIII BJ8 Phase II, Healey Gold Metallic

Prior to Restoration & Overview

Built in the final year of Healey production this 1967 example is one of just 552 original Healey Gold Metallic MkIIIs ever built, now restored by Rawles Motorsport Ltd with many original mechanical components, body panels and more retained.

The customer of this car commissioned with us a very bespoke Healey he wanted to be able to use and travel in with added performance, refinement and reliability without removing any character from the original car.

Prior / Overview

Built in the final year of Healey production this 1967 example is one of just 552 original Healey Gold Metallic MkIIIs ever built, now restored by Rawles Motorsport Ltd with many original mechanical components, body panels and more retained.

The customer of this car commissioned with us a very bespoke Healey he wanted to be able to use and travel in with added performance, refinement and reliability without removing any character from the original car.

Chassis & Tub

Complete new inner structure with jig built internally strengthened chassis and front and rear bulkheads strengthened at identified weak points, original numbered panels restored, new aluminium wings with fabricated works replica wing vents, works oil cooler vent, protective rear wheel arch liners.

Chassis & Tub

Complete new inner structure with jig built internally strengthened chassis and front and rear bulkheads strengthened at identified weak points, original numbered panels restored, new aluminium wings with fabricated works replica wing vents, works oil cooler vent, protective rear wheel arch liners.

Brakes & Suspension

Adjustable camber, revised caster angles, Rawles Motorsport 4-Piston front brakes, telescopic Bilstein Dampers, CNC upgraded steering box with electric variable power steering, stainless wire wheels with Michelin tyres.

Brakes & Suspension

Adjustable camber, revised caster angles, Rawles Motorsport 4-Piston front brakes, telescopic Bilstein Dampers, CNC upgraded steering box with electric variable power steering, stainless wire wheels with Michelin tyres.

Engine

Original block chemically cleaned, crack and pressure tested then machined. Forged pistons, fully balanced internals, lightened and balanced flywheel, performance gas flowed original head, performance camshaft, harmonic crankshaft dampener, mappable ignition timing, alloy high flow manifold, new SU carburettors, cable throttle conversion, 6 branch exhaust manifold, large bore straight through exhaust, aluminium back plate, upgraded oil seals, lead free conversion, dynamo look alternator, large core radiator, oil cooler, plastic fan, high torque starter, aluminium sump, porosity kit and spin oil oil filter, Rawles Motorsport colour co-ordinated rocker cover – Gold.

Engine

Original block chemically cleaned, crack and pressure tested then machined. Forged pistons, fully balanced internals, lightened and balanced flywheel, performance gas flowed original head, performance camshaft, harmonic crankshaft dampener, mappable ignition timing, alloy high flow manifold, new SU carburettors, cable throttle conversion, 6 branch exhaust manifold, large bore straight through exhaust, aluminium back plate, upgraded oil seals, lead free conversion, dynamo look alternator, large core radiator, oil cooler, plastic fan, high torque starter, aluminium sump, porosity kit and spin oil oil filter, Rawles Motorsport colour co-ordinated rocker cover – Gold.

Gearbox & Axle

5-Speed Gearbox, Limited Slip Differential, Competition Half-Shafts, 3.5 Rear Axle Ratio for Cruising.

Gearbox & Axle

5-Speed Gearbox, Limited Slip Differential, Competition Half-Shafts, 3.5 Rear Axle Ratio for Cruising.

Interior, Soft Trim & Wet Weather Gear

Full hand tailored custom leather interior, Two Tone Leather Interior Sable / Biscuit, Brown Wilton Carpet w. Leather Binding and diamond stitch heel pads, Full Leather Seating in Biscuit, Leather Dashboard – Sable, Leather Console – Sable/ Biscuit, Leather Door Panels – Sable, Rear Quarter Panels In Leather, Diamond Quilted Contrast Stitch Panels, Leather Door Pocket Storage, Leather Carpet Heel Pads, Made-To-Measure Mohair Roof, Brown, Bespoke Mohair Hood Bag, Brown, Made-To-Measure Mohair Tonneau, Brown, Moto-Lita Steering Wheel, Rear Seatbelts.

Interior, Soft Trim & Wet Weather Gear

Full hand tailored custom leather interior, Two Tone Leather Interior Sable / Biscuit, Brown Wilton Carpet w. Leather Binding and diamond stitch heel pads, Full Leather Seating in Biscuit, Leather Dashboard – Sable, Leather Console – Sable/ Biscuit, Leather Door Panels – Sable, Rear Quarter Panels In Leather, Diamond Quilted Contrast Stitch Panels, Leather Door Pocket Storage, Leather Carpet Heel Pads, Made-To-Measure Mohair Roof, Brown, Bespoke Mohair Hood Bag, Brown, Made-To-Measure Mohair Tonneau, Brown, Moto-Lita Steering Wheel, Rear Seatbelts.

Additional Features

LED headlights and exterior lighting, LED instrumentation lighting, Lucas Spot & Fog lights, USB power points, thermal insulation and sound deadening to interior, underside exhaust insulation.

Additional Features

LED headlights and exterior lighting, LED instrumentation lighting, Lucas Spot & Fog lights, USB power points, thermal insulation and sound deadening to interior, underside exhaust insulation.

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