John Chatham Cars has the pleasure to offer this Austin Healey Mk3 BJ8 original UK RHD with matching numbers built to the highest of standards. Originally built on the 19th June 1964 this car was then delivered to Folkestone Motors Limited to be sold to its first owner just weeks later on the 3rd July. The car comes complete with a comprehensive history file including the original logbook.
The car underwent a full restoration to its current state it is in today 10 years ago and is still in as immaculate condition. The car was built to the works rally specification and based on John Chatham’s very on rally car GRX 884D. The car is prepped and ready to be enjoyed as a fast road car or to perfect to compete in such events as LeJog ,classic monte carlo and many others. It would be difficult to find a car on the market today with such a high spec and build quality.
The spec is as follows
Aluminium Cylinder head
Triple 45 DCOE weber carburettors
6 branch exhaust manifold
Fast Road camshaft 300 degree
Tubular push rods and bucket followers
Adjustable Timing Wheels
Fully balanced bottom end
Super damper – new 2018
Aluminium baffled sump Dennis Welch
Aluminium engine back plate
Heavy duty clutch
Tulip straight cut gearbox
Quaife limited slip diff
Double ended su fuel pumps
John Chatham timing gears
Twin speed wipers
All cables routed internally
High torque starter motor
Kenlow electric fan
Dynamo updated with Dynator(alternator)
Lucas SLR 700 front spot lights
Lucas 5.25 rear spot light
Engine & suspension mounts strengthened
Adjustable shock absorber mounts
• Sliding pillar rear axle location
• Adjustable camber angle
• 7/8? anti role bar
• High ratio steering box
• Chassis rails & crossmember strengthened
• Aluminium wings
• Aluminium works boot lid • Works hard top
• Sump guard
• 4 point custom roll cage
• Fuel and brake pipes routed internally • 3 pot front callipers
• Rear disc brake conversion
• Split braking system with twin master cylinders and twin servos
• Driver adjustable brake bias
• Halda Speedpilot
• Russian aircraft cockpit timer • Map reading light
• Brantz International 2 Pro
• Brantz Rally Timer
• Peltor 2 place intercom
• Engine bay fire extinguisher system • Fire extinguisher in cockpit
• 4 point Luke rally harness’s
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