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HBJ8L31692

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 2.9 - 6 3000 Mk. III Colorado Red
 BJ8 Off-White
 Left Hand Drive Black
   
 HBJ8L31692 
 29K/RU/H15432 
 3206BJ8 
 76592 
 15 September 1967 
 
 1967 Colorado Red
  Off-white
 Nice Driver Black
  
  
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Record Creation: Entered on 1 April 2024.

Originality: Noted for being in "original condition"

 

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2024-04-02 18:36:56 | Steve Byers - BJ8 Registry writes:

The description "Off White" for the trim color suggests that it was perhaps originally "Grey" from the factory. That was an available option for a Colorado Red car but relatively rare. Photos of the interior would answer that question.

The engine number quoted (29K/RU/H15432) does not appear original to the chassis number quoted (31692). Rather, it would be original to a chassis number somewhere around 40591 (engine 29K/RU/H15425) or 29K/RU/H15436 (chassis 40757). The original engine for chassis 31692 would be close to 29K/RU/H6484 (chassis 31688).

The build date quoted (15 September 1967) also appears incorrect. Chassis 31688 was built 14 - 20 May 1965. Chassis 31698 was built 7 - 11 May 1965.

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