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  1. Re: Why Would Anyone Butcher a Healey with a V8?

    the engine is early 80s I believe. when i got the car it had a very tired chev 6 so I bought a rebuilt one with v8 pistons, comp cam, hei distributor and a couple of other mods. the intake would not...
  2. Re: Why Would Anyone Butcher a Healey with a V8?

    i butchered this one with a chevrolet six cylinder 250 cubic inch engine and a tremec five speed transmission. with modifications it make about 200 chp and with the five speed overdrive transmission...
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    Re: Fat Feet hitting too many pedals

    that is one of the reasons that i installed an aod transmission in my converted bn6. ..one less pedal to worry about!!
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    For Sale mgb gt for sale

    i saw this in tryon nc yesterday....no affiliation but really looks like a very nice car. im a healey guy or i might have followed up with the seller.
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    Re: Healey model and year

    not attempting to hijack this thread, but i have two 1959 bn6 healeys. someone mentioned the prop rod and it brought to mind a question. one of the cars has the hood prop on the left and the other...
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    Re: Non-Healey Cruising Rear Possible?

    too bad that there are not adaptors for the tremec 5 speed transmission. i have one in my bn6 and cruise at 70 mph at 1800 rpm in fifth gear. i do have an in line six chevrolet motor but the tremec...
  7. Re: steering tight in center position of steering wheel

    thanks steve. i finally got around to the adjustment. I loosened the lock nut and turned the adjustment screw counterclockwise maybe 30 degrees. i tightened the locknut and went for a test drive....
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    Re: Most popular color for A/H 3000

    maybe a dirty boy!!!
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    Re: Most popular color for A/H 3000

    it is an early 80s chevrolet 250 cubic inch motor. it has comp cam, headers, four barrel intake and holley 390 cfm carburator, v8 pistons, hei distributor...estimate 200 chp. it also has a t5...
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    Re: Most popular color for A/H 3000

    to me almost any color looks good on an austin healey. I used to think brg was the only color but I have changed my mind about that. give me about any color or color combination with a v8 and I would...
  11. steering tight in center position of steering wheel

    I bought a bn6 about 16 months ago and finally got it on the road. while steering down the highway there is a tight spot to either direction while traveling on the street. otherwise all seems to be...
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    For Sale Re: Disc Wheel Hub, From Bn7

    do you have any disc wheels?
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    For Sale Re: Disc Wheel Hub, From Bn7

    please see the private messages...I have sent several...let me know!
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    Re: 55 Nasty Boy on eBay

    I have a built 200 4r aod in my nasty boy. one less pedal to place in limited space. and just press the accelerator and it takes care of the shifting automatically with almost no lag time between...
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    Re: Koni Shocks Installation

    no just the regular healey lever shocks. ill be looking for a kit for the rear....I have the putze kit on my other bn6 and am very pleased with it.
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    Re: Koni Shocks Installation

    I finally have the drivers side in place. I believe that it is correct. after replacing the front wire wheel hubs with disc sheel hubs I still have a bit to do. ...new brake lines, shims for the...
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    Re: Koni Shocks Installation

    thank you steve. I had come to this conclusion . and yes it will interfere with the spring mounted on top. do you know of any way to pick a more modern externally adjustable shock to replace the...
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    Re: koni shock installation

    i did not receive any instructions with the kit and still have a ouple of questions> does the lower mount for the koni shock go on top of or below the control arm. and which direction is the actual...
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    Re: koni shock installation

    thanks, randy!!! i miss the old z3 days in greenville!!!
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    Koni Shocks Installation

    I found a very reasonably priced used Koni kit on eBay and bought the kit.

    I have a question: Do you remove the shock valve from the original shock?

    I know that I did with the Putzke kit...
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    Re: adjustment of emergency brake

    is it okay to remove the clevis pins from the yokes to adjust the shoes to the drum? and then adjust the cable in or out to fit the clevis pins back into the yokes?
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    adjustment of emergency brake

    i had a rear brake locking on one side and decided to remove the brake dums on the rear axle from my bn6. the drivers side rear wheel cylinder had evidently been leaking for a long time and previous...
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    Re: Retractable two-point seatbelts

    Michael. thanks for the reply. I decided to go ahead and install the later three point belts in my bn6, I already have them in my nasty bn6 in the later factory locations. I ordered the belts and...
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    Re: Retractable two-point seatbelts

    Michael, what length ends did you get for the mounting? especially the inboard end affixed to the floor or tunnel. timely for me as I am about to install new belts. thanks for the pictures.
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    Removing Complete Rear End From BN6

    i have a nastied up bn6 with stock rearend. i have decided to install a narrowed 8.8 ford rearend with disc brakes. my question....can i remove the rearend intact after separating it from the...
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