Posts Tagged ‘Healey’

The Bloody Beast – 1960 Austin-Healey 3000 MKI BT7

First Drive

Welcome to my website covering the history, restoration and “personalizations” to my 1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mk I affectionately known as “The Bloody Beast.” Feel free to email me with questions, suggestions  and/or comments. I am in the process of transferring the contents of my old website to this new format so it will be a […]


Hardtop

Hardtop

Introduction I took my Universal Laminations hardtop apart in 1977 and, of course, intended to completely restore it to original standard at the time. This did not happen and it sat disassembled until I began to undertake the complete restoration of my car in 2001. We all know that it is best to take things […]


The Bloody Beast – Bodywork & Paint

Bodywork and Paint These are bodywork and paint images contained in a Flickr collection (two sets or albums of images). The link below takes you to the Collection. Martin Jansen of Jule Enterprises put in a new frame and installed the tub and initial fitting of the wings and doors, and then epoxy primed. Jeremy […]


Interior

Austin Healey 3000

Original Interior The original interior was medium red with black piping using leather and matching “leathercloth” vinyl. Carpet was also red and black armacord finished the boot interior. An adjustable plastic 16 1/2” steering wheel was standard. Interior Modifications Upholstery and Carpet The interior finish materials were supplied by Heritage Trim. http://www.heritagetrim.com/. While somewhat expensive and […]