Leroy Joppa's Austin-Healey 3000 with Chevy 454 big block engine

Leroy Joppa's Austin-Healey 3000 with Chevy 454 Big-Block Engine

Owner: Leroy Joppa
City: Laona, WI
Model: 19?? Austin-Healey 3000
Engine: Chevy 454

(photos taken at British V8 2007 in Willoughby Ohio and at the Nelson Ledges race track)

Chevy 454 in an Austin Healey 300

Chevrolet big block mounted rearward for better weight distribution

in between races at Nelson Ledges race track

custom fabricated aluminum hood hinge

modified Austin Healey hood, viewed from the bottom

long header primaries

Jaguar independent rear suspension (IRS)

custom fiberglass transmission tunnel and center console/armrest

GT steering wheel and B&M shifter

custom canvas soft top

removeable rear windows and stainless steel roll hoop

Mazda Miata seats

Chevy 454 emblem

cool retro locking gas cap

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