Sprites Yawning

Looking like a couple of yawning hippos these Austin Healey Sprites always bring smiles. The earlier white car will soon get a drivetrain and be sent on it’s way to its eager owner who took his wife on their first date in it some 50 years ago.

After: 1963 Daimler 2.5 V8

After: 1963 Daimler 2.5 V8. This car was brought to us with no engine, no working steering, or brakes. Without a Daimler engine the decision was made to drop a Ford V8 in it and now completed this thing really moves. The steering, transmission linkage, and motor mounts were some of the things we needed to engineer for this build.