Austin Healey Mk 1 Sprite "Bugeye"

sc/cr gearbox, comp axles, HS4s, 1380cc, Elgin cam, Aldon dist, alloy flywheel, disc brakes, 4.22 rear gear, GT7 Longman head, ceramic header, stainless Exhaust

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Austin Healey Documentary
Documentary following the history of the Austin Healey.

A trick solution for a problem shared by every Bugeye Sprite owner!
The Ignition and headlight switch is integral to every Bugeye Sprite, yet the factory clip is a real pain to fasten and often comes loose. We custom machined a solution that makes the switch permanently affixed to your dashboard. You can purchase our "ignition switch guillotine" at

1959 Austin Healey MK1 "Bugeye" Sprite
First video after delivery of my project car (1959 Austin Healey MK1 Sprite). Although it is in worst shape than the seller lead me to believe it should be a fun project. I am going for a "frame-off" restoration.

1961 Bugeye Sprite.wmv
1961 Austin Healey Sprite Mark 1 - Bugeye or Frogeye. Very fun car to drive but also very very small. Handles like a go-cart! Has the "big block" 1275 engine and smooth case trans still alive and shifting after 50 years. Headers and straight pipe make some good old time sports car sounds.