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Category: ’62 Healey 3000

A nickle-and-dimer I never really loved.

My Car and a Favorite Pre-War Car

1962 Austin Healey 3000

This is the Austin Healey 3000 Mk. 2 I owned, pictured at the Seattle vintage races in 1995 or 1996. Imagine my delight when, after a day at the races, I came back to my car to find this pre-war Aston Martin parked next to me. I’m not sure of the exact model–there is an excellent guide here–I believe it might be a 1934 Mk. II 2/4 seater.
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Healey Moments

1962 Austin Healey 3000

It’s funny what you remember about certain cars and what you don’t. I’m going to see what I can come up with in a few minutes for this car, the Healey 3000 tri-carb I owned in 1995 or so, ten years ago (!).

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Tri-Carb Healey

1962 Austin Healey 3000

This was my second Healey, and in theory what I had always wanted…a “Healey Blue” tri-carb 3000. I enjoyed the car, but it constantly needed attention, which just didn’t mesh with the 70 hour weeks I was working.

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