Engine & Drivetrain

Austin Healey 100 (BN1), Engine, Engine, Engine & Drivetrain, Healey Stuff, The Restoration of Healey #174

Austin Healey 100 Engine Oil Leak Solution


When I first got B.#174 on the road after its total frame up restoration I was very pleased that the engine was virtually free of oil leaks however, after a few hundred miles, it started to exhibit the “usual” oil leaks for which these engines are notorious. Although the quantity of leakage was relatively small, […]

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Austin Healey 100 (BN1), Engine & Drivetrain, Front Suspension, Rear Axle & Suspension, Restoration Techniques, Wheels & Tires

Tire truing … Chapter Two


Some of you may remember my first foray into tire shaving using a table saw. Although this exercise was quite successful it was somewhat dangerous and very time consuming. Ever since shaving the tires on my 100 in this way I have been blessed with a very smooth ride and no signs of scuttle shake […]

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