It's quieted down over in the comments section of BringaTrailer.com. Two comment and two bids... not even any controversy! Here's a few pictures from the night I first saw the car. What on earth was I thinking?
The auction for my 215 V8 Bugeye is on day three at BringaTrailer.com User @marauder made the front page with one of yesterday's comments of note: “One of the best examples that you don’t need 800 horsepower, a dozen computers, and a thick wallet; — — to have a LOT of fun!” The BaT auction … Continue reading 215 V8 Bugeye Auction Day 3
BringaTrailer.com has posted the listing for my V8 Bugeye! Seven days from now on Jan 15, 2020 at 12:55 PM Pacific time, she'll have a new home.🤞 https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1960-austin-healey-bug-eye-sprite-46/ Feel free to comment away. I'll be available to answer questions for the duration. Cheers, Greg Stasko
NOS flywheel, never installed. Schiefer No 493 I have not been able to confirm which engine this flywheel fits, but I did determine that it is not for a BOP 215 V8 as I had hoped. The dimensions are similar to a 302 Ford. Check your bolt circle and center hole size. Six bolt circle, … Continue reading Schiefer Aluminum Flywheel & 7.25″ Twin-Plate Racing Clutch
From a 2006 two-stroke KTM; not certain about the valving but it appears to be original. Needs to be rebuilt (seals, oil and air bleed). No spring.
These forks came from a KTM Duke 620 circa 2000. I had them on my 2001 Duke II while I searched for the correct later set. They are 40mm diameter with compression and rebound adjustments. The Brembo brake adapter fits the later Duke II caliper. They do not leak but I have a set of … Continue reading Winter Cleanup Sale: KTM Duke 620 Forks
Happy New Year from Reno, Nevada! I've got several items to clear out of my storage spot, stuff that hasn't managed to find a home after six months of lackluster efforts. All items below are best offer: 2003 KTM 950 ADV Motor 105,000 miles Ran very well when changed out Does not include carbs, air-injection … Continue reading Winter Clean-up, Items for Sale
I worked for a long time in one location, almost ten years, taking apart cars and putting them back together. Any old car shop has shelving storing parts, and some shops have bits from jobs that were done twenty or thirty years ago. Parts may sit for a week before going back together, and some … Continue reading Making Your Mark
After spending the last year gallivanting around the country, it's time to get back to work. I've landed in Reno, Nevada for a stretch to clear up some unfinished business... the Austin Healey that's had a happy home in Mom's garage needs to move on. It's always the last few percent of a job that … Continue reading Back to Work
I'm down to less than a week before I need to be in Dallas for a family get-together. The forecast for the next three days is partly cloudy with mild southeasterly winds. I'm going to hit the jetty this afternoon for the last time and Thursday/Friday with my last shots at finding tailing fish on … Continue reading Last Shot at Redfish Bay