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    Rebodied 100/6

    Saw this while Googling to see if Doris Day had any Healey connection. It may have been used in a Doris Day movie. Anyway, what do you think of it? How about as a BJ8 replacement with convertible top, roll-up windowa and a Rover V8? https://classicvirus.com/2014/03/12/...W5zaqhfBxt9okg

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    Re: Rebodied 100/6

    Boy, that eccentric steering wheel looks like it would be really strange to drive.....I kinda like the Jag-like look to it.

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    Re: Rebodied 100/6

    I think it is nice looking BUT! As much as I like Corvettes I think the stylist that drew this took the front end directly from a Vette and I don't think the application belongs here. Also, that solid lower panel on the front end will certainly create a lot of lift. It does have a nice Jag like image from the rear quarter view without outright taking the lines directly from a Jag. My final issue is there is too much over hang on the rear. Just saying.
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    Re: Rebodied 100/6

    A link on that page gives this:
    https://classicvirus.com/2019/05/17/...80-tri-magnum/
    I cannot imagine getting into this. Look at the "seats", steering wheel...don't see a quick release for the wheel, but looks like you ride recumbent, legs up in the air wedged under the wheel?
    Have to be a freaking gymnast to get in and out of the thing.

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    Re: Rebodied 100/6

    Looks a little like a Jamaica kit...

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    Re: Rebodied 100/6

    Looks like the love child of an E-type and a Sting Ray, not bad looking at all, but also not identifiable as a big Healey.

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    Re: Rebodied 100/6

    Maybe a little bit of Arnolt Bristol look too
    Arnolt_Bristol_Deluxe_1955_5.jpg

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