For Sale: 1954 Austin-Healey Roadster in Hickory, North Carolina

Vehicle Description

1954 AUSTIN HEALEY 100-4 Serial # BN1-L/224610 Engine # 1B/224610M Body # 8189 OD# 8735 & Trans. #28/129218847 Red with Black Coves, Black Leather with Red trim Seats and Black panels & carpet. Stayfast Black Top, Tonneau & storage bags. This is a beautifully restored example of a very early 100-4. Red with black coves with many of the options installed. M series-louvered hood secured with a leather belt, factory air box and more. New fabulous Custom All Leather Seats with Red Trim were just completed. The aluminum dash panel face was buffed to add some brightness to the New Old Stock gauges purchased. A new set of side curtains completes the Stayfast weather gear set. The original three speed with overdrive is still present and rebuilt. It was restored about fifteen years ago after the previous owner won it in a poker game in the early eighties. The previous owner purchased it from his wife after he passed away in 2013 in Reidsville, NC. It was believed the car was originally purchased in Georgia from a cousin who also lived there. The previous owner took it to Butch McKenzie, a renown turner/ mechanic (now retired), to have a complete freshening of all running systems. Including but not limited to the following: � Compression tested engine and found to be within spec?s. The oil pressure is excellent cold and hot. � Rebuilt carburetors, linkage, and distributor with a concealed Pertromix Electronic Ignition system replacing plugs, wires and other parts as needed. � Boiled out the gas tank and had it coated along with a new sending unit installed. � Fuel lines, fuel hoses, pumps and clamps were replaced. � All hoses, belts, thermostat, clamps and the radiator was boiled out and pressure tested. � New Aluminum oil pan & modern rear main oil seal. Fresh Valvoline VR1 Racing Oil 20W-50 with high zinc content & filter installed. � All new wheel cylinders, shoes, drums cuts, hoses and brake lines (soft & hard) were replaced. � New Dennis Welsh front aluminum timing cover

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1302776
  • Price:$69,995
  • Location:Hickory, North Carolina
  • Year:1954
  • Make:Austin-Healey
  • Model:Roadster
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:K7593
  • VIN:BN1L224610

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