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    For Sale 1965 Austin Healey 3000 MKIII

    https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/cto/d/andover-1965-austin-healey-3000-mkiii/6849998781.html

    My 1965 Austin Healey 3000 MKIII is looking for a new home. It was a running and driving car...
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    Re: Drive/Propshaft Bolt Torque Spec?

    Thanks John. I'll bookmark this for reference.
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    Re: Drive/Propshaft Bolt Torque Spec?

    Guys,

    Thanks for all the feedback on this, lots of good stuff here. I'm planning on replacing the bolts/nuts as recommended, adding blue thread-locker and tightening the bolts (but not too tight)...
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    Drive/Propshaft Bolt Torque Spec?

    Hello,

    Needed to move the driveshaft to get to the handbrake in the tunnel (another story) and found the nylocs holding the driveshaft & rearend flanges together were loose. Maybe 1/32 play...
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    AH3000 MKIII - Rear Brake Problem

    Had the drums turned and replaced the shoes on the rear brakes. After re-assembly, bleeding, etc., the RH side is fine but on the LH side when the hub extension is bolted down the drum doesn't want...
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    by cechiodo
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    Re: Brake fluid?

    Guys, thanks for all the feedback, really appreciate it. I ended up using DOT3.

    Chris
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    Brake fluid?

    Hi - replacing brake shoes and bleeding the brakes. What type of brake fluid can I use? Any old Dot3 ok? Or must I find Caster Oil?
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    Re: Why Do You Own a Healey Today?

    Good question! Always been a car guy, grew up in a car family in Corning NY and used to go the Glen for all manner of things. From when I can remember we would pack up for the day and go for F1,...
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    Re: Rear Hub Removal - How Do I?

    Thanks all for the suggestions on removing the hub nuts. They are all off and I need to buy a few to replace the mangled ones;) Combination of PB blaster*, 11/16 nut remover and rebar balanced on a...
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    Re: Rear Hub Removal - How Do I?

    Thank you steveg,

    Good suggestions and appreciate the lead on Scuderia Silva.

    Chris
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    Re: Rear Hub Removal - How Do I?

    Thanks HealeyRick,

    Of course I completely disassembled the E-Brake side first. Clamping the drum to the backer plate did the trick to keep the thing from spinning. I was wondering if a nut remover...
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    Rear Hub Removal - How Do I?

    Replacing the brake shoes on my '65 MkIII. Trying to get the last two bolts off the LH rear hub extension didn't go well despite using copious quantities of Liquid Wrench and a breaker bar. They are...
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    Lucas sealed beam lamps

    Hi - I'm trying to source 2 replacement sealed beam lamps for Lucas driving/fog lights. The lamps have LR6 (FT/LR6/9?) molded into the glass. Any idea where these may be found? Do they happen to...
  14. Thread: Hello

    by cechiodo
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    Hello

    I'm not a frequent poster but am a member since '08. Looking to get some tips/advice on my 65 3000.

    Thanks!
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    Re: What a Healey might be

    I've gotta agree w/nevets. The bimmer does it all without the interesting chassis dynamics. As a plus there is the coupe which is a reasonable "today" version of the similarly (but not the same)...
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