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1946 Austin 16 BS1



1946 Austin 16 BS1

The vendor has kindly supplied the following: 

  • Supplied with Handbook, workshop manual, master parts list
  • In the vendor's ownership for 10 years, travelled approximately 20,000 miles in that time - compete in several Beamish Reliability runs, Coast to Coast and Grass AutoTest at Hunton
  • New radiator with electric fan
  • Engine overhauled: leadfree head (Healy valves) Rebore Healy 6 9-1
  • Compression pistons (standard std 6.8)
  • Crankshaft ground and balanced
  • Flywheel lightened by 13lbs
  • New gears and oil pump, spin off oil filter
  • Twin 13/4" SUs, Ram pipes and air filters
  • Extractor exhaust, exchange rear shock absorbers
  • Gearbox overhaul
  • Brakes overhauled (M20 linings)
  • Suspension modified front and rear
  • Blockley tyres, spring shackle bushes replaced
  • New battery, alternator, electronic ignition, facet petrol pump, rev counter and temperature gauge
  • Spares - engine, gearbox, front & rear axle, 2 wheels etc. The car is fitted with modern seats but original seats come with it
  • 3 owners 

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  • Lot Number: 172
  • Year: 1946
  • Make: Austin
  • Model: 16 BS1
  • Registration: DAJ 693
  • Engine Size: 2199
  • Current Milometer Reading: 106,000
  • Estimate: £5000 - £7000