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This has been a 3 year restoration with about 400 plus labor hours. Granted most of the time I am spinning wheels.


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As soon as this is finished we can get going on our 64 Convertible.
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1960 Austin Healey Sprite (Bugeye or Frogeye)
1275 MG Midget Motor
Original was about 43 HP this should be a screamer with 60/65.
Converted to Disc Brakes on the front.
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Joint Venture with my Brother.
Almost ready to pull the body.
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Very cool bugeye! Keep the pictures coming
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Looks great.
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Speedhut Gauges

Engine and Transmission are installed.
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Not much access with out a trunk.


All new rear valance panel and rear quarters. One side rebuilt using an English Wheel. There are about 8-10 different panels that were replaced.

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Not original but Club Sportsman style seats from England.

Seats will be the only bling on what is a pretty dull looking car. I keep hearing from friends what color are you going to paint it?
Nardo Gray is the paint not the primer. Shifter will be black. It was red when I bought the rebuilt transmission.

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Bonnet installed.



Temperatures too low for Paint Stripper so I went back to the Bugeye.
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Originally Posted by hcallaway View Post

Joint Venture with my Brother.
Almost ready to pull the body.

that just looks cool as is...but neat that you are doing a project with your brother...

Bill
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Originally Posted by silversport View Post
that just looks cool as is...but neat that you are doing a project with your brother...

Bill
We have never done one before except when he was around 13/14 and decided the 55 F100 my dad and I were building was his. So it became his project. Now 40 years later here we are. He is a much better mechanic if you look at our build thread.



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I have the body and he has our new frame and old rolling chassis.


Fully welded replacement frame. I built a metal body dolly. I am stripping the paint down to bare fiberglass. It is a slow process for me.

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Rocker Channelís reworked.

Frame from a 66 stored in 69/70. In a barn in Allentown PA now in Va and NC.
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Awesome skills.
Next project, convert that Miata on the rack into a Monster Miata.
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Awesome skills.
Next project, convert that Miata on the rack into a Monster Miata.
https://www.v8miata.net/general-moto...-carolina-794/
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