1965 Austin-Healey 3000 BJ8 Mk III is finished in black and red over a black 2+2 interior and is powered by a 2.9-liter inline-six paired with a four-speed manual transmission with overdrive. Equipment includes a Texas Cooler mechanical fan, a ceramic-coated header, a black Robbins soft top, Minator 15″ knock-off wheels, power-assisted front disc brakes, a Moto-Lita steering wheel, a Vintage Air air conditioning system, and a CD stereo. The car was refreshed in the early 2000s and was acquired by the selling dealer in 2022. This BJ8 Mk III is offered with a parts and service list, a leather cabin cover, and a clean Indiana title. The cabin features front bucket seats and a rear bench that have been reupholstered in black leather with red piping. Walnut veneer accents the dashboard, and lap belts are fitted for each occupant. Additional amenities include a Vintage Air A/C system, a CD stereo, a clock, and aluminum pedal covers. Rearview mirrors are mounted on the dashboard and windshield. A tear on the center armrest upholstery is visible in the gallery below, along with exposed wiring in the passenger footwell. The Moto-Lita steering wheel fronts a 140-mph speedometer and a tachometer with a 5,500-rpm redline along with auxiliary gauges displaying fuel level, oil pressure, and water temperature. The replacement 2.9-liter inline-six was rebuilt and installed in 2004. The engine is equipped with dual SU carburetors with mesh air cleaners. Modifications include the following components:
Ceramic coated header
Dual inline fuel pumps
Pertronix electronic ignition
Texas Cooler mechanical fan
Spin-on oil filter adapter
the four-speed manual transmission, overdrive unit, and clutch were rebuilt in 2011. The seller notes the presence of an oil leak.
Car is very reliable and can be driven across the country and has been.
Please Note The Following
**Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan.
**We do have a show