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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III BJ8

Powered by a 327cid Chevrolet V8

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III BJ8. According to the seller, it is one of two built by Tony Black of Keith Black Racing Engines. 

This Austin-Healey’s exterior was resprayed 20-years ago and features a black convertible top with a black top boot. The red exterior is complemented by a custom louvered hood, a chrome grille, and a chrome rear bumper. It also has a removable front bumper. This Austin-Healey rides on a set of polished aluminum 15-inch Cragar Pro Star wheels with 185/70/15 Riken Radial 70 steel-belted tires.

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1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III BJ8

“The front bucket seats and rear seats were reupholstered with black vinyl in 2022,” the listing states. “Features include black carpeting; a floor-mounted manual transmission shifter; racing seat belts; manual windows, steering, and brakes; and a wood-rimmed Lecarra steering wheel.”

It’s powered by a 327cid Chevrolet V8 engine with a Holley four-barrel carburetor, an aluminum intake, a chrome air cleaner, finned aluminum valve covers, and a chrome alternator. 

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327cid Chevrolet V8

The engine is paired with a Muncie four-speed manual transmission. During recent service the carburetor was rebuilt, the radiator being rodded out, repairs were made to a small leak in the rear end, and the oil was changed.

This Austin-Healey was upgraded with a nine-inch Ford rear drive axle, a custom drive shaft, a solid rear drive axle, and ladder bars.

The sale includes a clear California title in the seller’s name, an uninstalled front bumper, hood, and additional parts. The odometer indicates 31,000 miles but the true mileage of the vehicle is unknown.

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1967 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III BJ8

This 1967 Austin-Healey’s auction ends on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 12:20 p.m. (MST)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
David P. Castro is one of our lead writers. The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

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