1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. How is it that I've spaced on putting my own car in this series?

1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

Well, maybe because it's still registered as "non-operational," which means it's not really supposed to be on the street. However, this was a special occasion; I've decided to have Evil Genius Racing build a 5-link rear suspension (with narrowed RX-7 rear end) for it, plus install a rollbar and some other goodies. Maybe we'll throw it on the dyno and see how many horses that Weberized Toyota 20R has in it!

1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

Obviously, the horrible exhaust system needs to go, and I'll need to reinstall the taillights at some point. Note the locations where fiberglass wheel flares once lived; I've still got them, in case any of you Spridget owners feel like putting fat-ass Mickey Thomspon drag tires on your cars.

1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

When you make a Brougham stencil to apply on the cars of 24 Hours Of LeMons miscreants, you need to test it somewhere, right? I may have the world's only Austin-Healey Sprite Brougham Edition.

1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

Onto the tow truck and 90 miles east to Sacramento with my Hell Project!

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