Archive for the ‘1960 Austin Healey Sprite’ Category

Ultra Sonic Carb Cleaning

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

I took the carbs off the car to try out the new ultra sonic cleaner. Just pulled the float out, drained the oil and gas and threw it in the cleaner for 25 minutes. Came out looking almost new just needs some polishing.




Fresh look for old engine

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

A little cleanup and some olive green paint makes this engine look much better.


Blown pully

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

After removing the radiator it was apparent that the radiator pully was cracked in many places and flying apart.


Backwards bonnet

Monday, January 19th, 2009

The bonnet has been converted to open in the reverse direction from stock. It is held on and hinged by the rod seen in the pictures.


Rusty holes

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

IMG_1113IMG_1116Passenger side rust stopped and holes patched.

Pump and battery and cables.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

New fuel pump, battery and cables.


Exhaust fix

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

The exhaust has been repaired to last until a new exhaust is needed.


Much needed seats

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

The seats are assembled and fitted to the car.


1960 Austin Healey Sprite Mark I

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

This is an old Sprite and it is in need of a lot of work.