Inventory for sale is listed below

Currently TEN great prepared Bugeyes are in stock and ready for delivery to your door!

Other great classics too!

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1958 Excellent Restored Leaf Green 1275 Bugeye Sprite for sale, “Luigi!”
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1959 Austin Healey Sprite, restored with automatic transmission! NEW VIDEO Test drive!
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1959 Custom 5-speed Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite for sale!
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1959 Restored Bugeye Sprite for sale- VIDEO @ 70MPH! Five-speed, 1275 engine, disc brakes, wire wheels and more!
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1960 Bugeye Sprite driving project for sale!
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1978 911 SC Targa for sale with 65k miles!
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59 Bugeye Sprite driver with period Kellison nose!
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60 Bugeye Sprite driver for sale, “Booker”
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Excellent 1960 Austin Healey 3000 Mark 1 BT7 for sale
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Excellent two-owner 1959 Bugeye Sprite driver for sale! Price reduced!
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Exceptional 1960 Bugeye Sprite for sale, beautifully restored!
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For sale: One of the best 1959 Bugeye Sprites you can buy.
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Great 1959 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite driver for sale
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Great 1959 Bugeye Sprite for sale-Shiny driver!

The best 5-Speed conversion for your Bugeye!

IMG_0251#47 is a wonderful storied car! It is a well modified track car which we modified back into a street car which has now taken up residence in New York City of all places. So here is the one year “life in the city” report… the car has done quite well, only suffering one dent on the rear parking light area. The car has been exclusively stored in city parking garages and one dent per year after life in NYC is actually pretty good.

The owner sent the car back to us for a new clutch and five speed conversion, which is a wonderful improvement over the former racing gearbox which was also jumping out of third gear. Now we have a superb former racer, ready to head back to the wilds of Manhattan!

IMG_0232We have done many five speed Bugeye conversions. When the cars are well sorted, the overdrive gearbox makes a Bugeye much more user friendly, and opens up a lot more high speed adventures. The five speed boxes are also fully synchronized, which makes shifting easier. We have the kits available for 948, 1098 and 1275 engines.

Installation is easy if you have a lift and intermediate mechanical skills. Some modification is required to the tunnel in order to fit the shift lever. Some modifications are required to the crossmember to accommodate the new five speed transmission and speedo cable. We can pick up your car and make this modification and install the transmission for you, and we can also provide templates and tech support to make the install easier if you choose to do this yourself. A complete new clutch and rebuilt gearbox is included with each kit.

We have installed many Datsun and Ford kits like this one and I prefer the Ford kit because it’s a bit easier to fit into the car, even though some modifications to the frame are required. We also find the Ford gearboxes to be more stout and Datsun gear box parts are getting harder to find. So we prefer the Ford set up to Datsun. We have the kits in stock at a lower price than what you will find elsewhere! Feel free to call if you want to talk about five speeds.