Friday, 20th May 2022 17:30

May Classic Vehicles & Memorabilia Auction

 
  Lot 98
 

98

1959 AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE

Sold for £9,500

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Lot details

Make: AUSTIN
Model: HEALEY SPRITE
Registration: PAS 385
Engine Size (cc): 948
Mileage: 4,545
Year of Manufacture: 1959
Date First Registered: 08/06/1959
MOT Expiry Date: 16/03/2023
Current V5: YES
Location: THORNTON DALE

Current V5 present, paperwork includes MOT certificates and invoices.

The vendor has provided the following:

Work carried out by Yorkshire Restorations Baildon, West Yorkshire - carried out in March 2020:

  • Full rebuild of 948 engine
  • Block rebored
  • Block top surface ground
  • Camshaft reground all new bearings
  • Cam bearings replaced
  • New oil pump gaskets and seals
  • The timing chain and tensioner rings replaced
  • Flywheel refaced
  • Cylinder head fully rebuilt
  • Full strip down and repaint and re details of the engine bay. New hoses, heater box, brake cylinders, engine mounts, fuel hoses, ignition system
  • Full strip-down and rebuild of carburetors
  • New gearbox bushes and linkages
  • Rebuild of steering rack including new mountings
  • New shock absorbers / New Kingpins, new bushes, new brake shows, new wishbone pan and track rods.
  • Front suspension completely removed and stripped all parts, sandblasted and painted in 2 pack epoxy primer and 2 coats gloss black paint.
  • 4 New Pirelli tyres.

 

Make: AUSTIN
Model: HEALEY SPRITE
Registration: PAS 385
Engine Size (cc): 948
Mileage: 4,545
Year of Manufacture: 1959
Date First Registered: 08/06/1959
MOT Expiry Date: 16/03/2023
Current V5: YES
Location: THORNTON DALE

Current V5 present, paperwork includes MOT certificates and invoices.

The vendor has provided the following:

Work carried out by Yorkshire Restorations Baildon, West Yorkshire - carried out in March 2020:

  • Full rebuild of 948 engine
  • Block rebored
  • Block top surface ground
  • Camshaft reground all new bearings
  • Cam bearings replaced
  • New oil pump gaskets and seals
  • The timing chain and tensioner rings replaced
  • Flywheel refaced
  • Cylinder head fully rebuilt
  • Full strip down and repaint and re details of the engine bay. New hoses, heater box, brake cylinders, engine mounts, fuel hoses, ignition system
  • Full strip-down and rebuild of carburetors
  • New gearbox bushes and linkages
  • Rebuild of steering rack including new mountings
  • New shock absorbers / New Kingpins, new bushes, new brake shows, new wishbone pan and track rods.
  • Front suspension completely removed and stripped all parts, sandblasted and painted in 2 pack epoxy primer and 2 coats gloss black paint.
  • 4 New Pirelli tyres.

Auction: May Classic Vehicles & Memorabilia Auction, Friday, 20th May 2022

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