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 HBT7L18111 28 February 1962
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 18088 London
 2395 London
 22 February 1962 United Kingdom
 1960 Healey Blue / Old English White
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Record Creation: Entered on 12 January 2011.

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Heritage Notes

There is a production number stamped onto the front RHS shock tower:- 446

Owner: Simon Lachlan

Retired. Live in Devon UK.
Had a MkII BT7 when I was a student. Waited a long time then bought another.


Updated January 11th, 2023. Not legal proof of ownership.

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2022-12-13 17:18:23 | Simon David Lachlan writes:

3:54 diff.
28% overdrive
Big bore pipes to side exit
Swapped to 3 HD6s
Tried Weber 45s
Electronic ignition (123)
Wosp starter
Negative earth
Car goes well. Fingers crossed!

2022-12-15 20:35:37 | pauls writes:

Good luck Simon, doesn't look like Healey Blue.

2023-01-11 16:02:05 | Simon David Lachlan writes:

Car left factory all blues. Been various colours that I'm aware of. When previous owner bought it, car was a nasty beige/sand colour. He had it sprayed a Mercedes shade of BRGreen over OEW. Car was pretty poor and he did a lot of work on it, most of it pretty rough. But he preserved it.

I've gone for Colorado Red over OEW with Colorado Red hard top. Sometimes think it looks like a giant coke can.

I think I've gone as far as I want with changes that I've made. The 3:54 diff and the 28% overdrive are, in my opinion, my best choice. The 3 big Webers were probably my worst choice. With the 3:54 and the 28%, by the time the Webers came on tune, I was practically doing the ton. They worked well and would idle nicely, but they were just too much. The moderately lightened flywheel is good likewise but one forgets about it as soon as one becomes accustomed. I think the trick there is not to have too much weight taken off.

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