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Watch Us Turn This Tired Bugeye Racer Into a Cool Street Machine

The last time this Sprite raced was in the '80s. Time to breathe some life back into it.

You need this: A turbocharged, Miata-powered Austin-Healey Sprite

How to turn an Austin-Healey Sprite up to 11? How about swapping in turbo Miata power?

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Shop Work: Boneyard Brigade

Shopping for high-performance parts in the junkyard

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How to fill a hole in sheet metal | Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite Project

Our Bugeye Sprite’s body was just full of holes. Holes drilled for a fire extinguisher and a Panhard bar, holes drilled for an MSD ignition and a tachometer.

We need new frame rails, too | Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite

It wasn’t until we were way too deep into our Bugeye Sprite project that we realized that, in addition to our tub’s other issues, the front frame rails were …

The joys of finding a new body shop | Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite Project

They say it’s bad to change horses midstream, but sometimes you have no choice. Especially when that horse tells you to get off.

After waiting a couple of years …

Restoration tip: Make sure the trim fits before you paint

The metal work for our Bugeye Sprite was nearly finished, but before Javier at Jeff’s Restorations went any further, we made sure things properly fit.

How to rejuvenate a once-mangled body? Lots of time.

What does it take to totally rejuvenate a once-mangled body? Time. And lots of it.

Javier of Jeff’s Restorations has been working our Sprite’s body …

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Austin-Healey Readers' Rides

Aug 17, 2021 by steved033
Austin-Healey 100-6

Found in a Garage where it had sat for 40 years, I'm resurrecting this old Healey. I'll probably drive it with patina for the first year, then take it apart …

Dec 06, 2021 by dougie
Austin-Healey 1965 3000 MKIII

Doug's restored '65 BJ8 finished in original British Racing Green.

Aug 17, 2021 by 66healey
1966 Austin-Healey 3000

66 A/H 3000 purchased by my father in 67. He left it to me when he passed away, 100% original except for the tires, brake pads and paint. My parents …

Aug 17, 2021 by Randy_Forbes
1957 Austin-Healey 100/6 two seater

purchased 4/1/1978 3000 engine w/45DCOE Webers; Kirk headers & Monza exhaust; MGC gearbox; articulated A-arm locating rear axle; Spax adj fr/Armstrong lvr arm rr shocks; twenty-eight (28) gallon alum fuel …

Aug 17, 2021 by franks97
1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

1967 Vintage Racer. Ten seasons of vintage racing on the West coast from Mission Canada to Laguna Seca. Check out the vintage page at:

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