1959 Austin Healey 100/6, matching numbers car, an extremely original, unmolested, unrestored Healey that has spent most of it’s life in Newport Beach, California, under one owner from 1960 – 2008. The Healey has been well maintained & makes for a ‘first class’ driver quality car that could be displayed for show & driven as is on any road trip.
Even though the paint is approx. 15 plus years old it still presents its self very well & could be left for many years to come. There are some areas where the paint is showing its age & I have attempted to take pics of these areas. For the most part the paint shows extremely well (looks like an expensive paint job when originally done). I have had the paint professionally touched–up & polished to bring back that ‘like new appearance’.
The engine & transmission were apparently rebuilt during the original owner’s tenure ship but I have no paperwork to prove this. The engine starts effortlessly, runs smooth, pulls strong, has great oil pressure when hot & does not burn any oil. The transmission can be up/down shifted through all of the gears with ease & the overdrive works. The clutch works properly & does not slip. There are no over heating problems & runs consistently at around 170 deg. F. when motoring.
The brakes & clutch hydraulic systems have recently been rebuilt, the car brakes evenly & stops as it should with the 4 drum brakes.
All of the dash gauges are in working order as well as the dash courtesy lighting. All lighting systems, including headlamps, turn signals, brake lights etc. are working.
The wiring harness in the car is original to the car & no one has touched or modified the wiring to the best of my knowledge.
The Healey is equipped with; electric O/D, heater, Momolita wood steering wheel, adjustable steering column & chrome wire wheels.