John Chatham Cars has the pleasure to offer this Austin Healey Mk3 BJ8 original UK RHD with matching numbers built to the highest of standards. Originally built on the 19th June 1964 this car was then delivered to Folkestone Motors Limited to be sold to its first owner just weeks later on the 3rd July. The car comes complete with a comprehensive history file including the original logbook.

The car underwent a full restoration to its current state it is in today 10 years ago and is still in as immaculate condition. The car was built to the works rally specification and based on John Chatham’s very on rally car GRX 884D. The car is prepped and ready to be enjoyed as a fast road car or to perfect to compete in such events as LeJog ,classic monte carlo and many others. It would be difficult to find a car on the market today with such a high spec and build quality.

The spec is as follows


  • Aluminium Cylinder head
  • Triple 45 DCOE weber carburettors
  • 6 branch exhaust manifold
  • Sidewinder exhaust
  • Fast Road camshaft 300 degree
  • Tubular push rods and bucket followers
  • Roller rockers
  • Adjustable Timing Wheels
  • Fully balanced bottom end
  • Super damper – new 2018
  • Aluminium baffled sump Dennis Welch
  • Aluminium engine back plate
  • Heavy duty clutch
  • Tulip straight cut gearbox
  • Competition overdrive
  • Quaife limited slip diff
  • Aluminium Radiator
  • Oil cooler
  • Double ended su fuel pumps
  • 123 distributor
  • John Chatham timing gears
  • Twin speed wipers
  • All cables routed internally
  • High torque starter motor
  • Kenlow electric fan
  • Dynamo updated with Dynator(alternator)
  • Lucas SLR 700 front spot lights
  • Lucas 5.25 rear spot light
  • Engine & suspension mounts strengthened
  • Adjustable shock absorber mounts

• Sliding pillar rear axle location
• Adjustable camber angle
• 7/8″ anti role bar

• High ratio steering box
• Chassis rails & crossmember strengthened

• Aluminium wings
• Aluminium works boot lid • Works hard top
• Sump guard
• 4 point custom roll cage

• Fuel and brake pipes routed internally • 3 pot front callipers
• Rear disc brake conversion
• Split braking system with twin master cylinders and twin servos
• Driver adjustable brake bias

• Halda Speedpilot
• Russian aircraft cockpit timer • Map reading light
• Brantz International 2 Pro
• Brantz Rally Timer
• Peltor 2 place intercom

• Engine bay fire extinguisher system • Fire extinguisher in cockpit
• 4 point Luke rally harness’s

Car Details

Make: Austin
Model: Healey 3000 BJ8 Mk3 RHD
Year: 1964
Colour: Red

Price: SOLD

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