[Healeys] Questions about originality 100 BN1

Curtis Arndt cnaarndt at gmail.com
Sun May 5 11:13:06 MDT 2013


Yup, that's a four speed gearbox.  If you have any other questions please
feel free to email me directly as I am also restoring a BN1 (an early '55,
body no. 7197).


Curt Arndt
Chairman-Austin Healey Concours Committee
Carlsbad, CA
'55 BN1, '60 AN5 :{)
(760) 458-1926 cell

On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 9:50 AM, Simon Griffin <simon_grif at msn.com> wrote:

> I have been taking stock of my car, a 54 RHD BN1.  As I have been digging
> into
> the car I have found what is clearly original Healey Blue paint on the
> firewall.  This confirms the Heritage information I was given back in the
> 80's. I also think I have revealed one of the original door cards.  There
> are
> photos of this on my Photobucket site
> http://s1234.photobucket.com/user/simon1966/library/Austin%20Healey%20100Does
> this look like the original door trim to you? Back in the late 60's/70's
> one
> of the PO's had told me that the gear box was replaced by a 4 speed BN2
> box.
> THere are some shots of the box on the photobucket site.  Does it look
> like a
> BN2 box to the experts? Thanks for your input.  I have posted the same
> question and photos on the British Cars forum, I'll check both places.
> Thanks
> for any input. Simon G.Troy, IL
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