Austin Healey 100-6 (BN4L 53715) - One owner car purchased in California in late 2016, imported to UK then to Italy (pre-Brexit - no VAT to pay in EU). Below is a detailed history of the car.
1958: Purchased new from Karl Rossler, Bitburg/Eifel, Germany, Later imported to US.
1963: Refined Brakes replaced wheel and Master Cylinders
1973: New Top
1974: New Clutch aligned front end
1975: Rebuilt engine - new 3000 block 12 port cylinder head engine size as on later years cars. LeMans engine kit, HS6 carburetors, new Radiator
1976: Boil and clean radiator New water pump
1977: Clean Radiator, Fuel Pump
1979: Align front and rear wheels, Fuel Pump Points
1988: Water Pump
1992: Replaced Top's Plastic Window
1993: Replaced Clutch and Brake Master Cylinders; Front wheel cylinders and linesReplaced Clutch,Replaced Starter
2001: Replaced Brake Clutch reservoirs and lines
2002: Repack Front wheel bearings & rear axle seals, Tum Front Brake Drums, Rewire Entire Car; Overhaul steering box and ldler; stainless steel exhaust system
2003: Fixed Overdrive, Adjust Brakes; shape and hone brake drums
March 2004: Brake pedal 1/2 down; replace rf wheel cylinders
2005: Install new Fuel Pump
May 2005: Install electronic Ignition and Heater Valve, Overhaul Starter and Generator
2006: Ali new Brake Drums: Replace Brake Line
2008: Brakes still weak. Drums out of round. Refinish all drums
August 2008: Weld RF lower Brake Cam Adjuster, Brakes still not strong. Master Cylinder push rod too short added extender. Brakes now EXCELLENT!!
2009: Repair Tonneau Cover
2011: Replace Rear Shocks
2012: Tune Up. Spark Plugs and Wires; Electronic Distributor; Rebuild Carbs; New Fuel Tank and Fittings, Repair Tonneau Cover
2012: New Hubcaps and Chrome Trim Pieces Remove all door dings, chips, etc. and repaint to the original color
2013: Mileage 162431.
2016: Acquired the car, shipped ®istered in UK.
2017-2020: Restoration of body, interior, and chassis. New sills, new paint (blue and old English white), new wheel bearings, new leather interior, tonneau and soft top, new electronic ignition. Few minor imperfections on bumpers.
December 2020: Transferred car to Italy pre-Brexit transition period. No VAT to pay – Hurray! Documents in progress.
June 2021: Entered first car rally. Over 700 Km without any issues.