I also agree. An engine doesn't make a car. The chassis is at least a bit
closer to the truth.
Get the number off the chassis and research that one.
That way you're also not lying to the guy who buys it afterwards when you
sell a BN4 as a BT7.
From: "Peter Schauss" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 30, 2010 9:56 PM
To: "'healey help'" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [Healeys] H-BT7-L/6722 CLARIFICATION
> Why wouldn't you want to register your car under the VIN number of the BT7
> chassis that you used to rebuild the car?
> - Peter Schauss
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:healeys-
>> email@example.com] On Behalf Of I Erbs
>> Sent: Saturday, January 30, 2010 7:14 PM
>> To: healey help
>> Subject: [Healeys] H-BT7-L/6722 CLARIFICATION
>> bought car 35 years ago
>> was a BN4 with the 29D engine.
>> wrecked car 32 years ago
>> both the original engine donor and my BN4 no longer exist, except that my
>> car has always been registered as a BN4, even though it currently has a
>> engine and BT7 chassis with disk breaks.
>> bought new car with no drivetrain It is a BT7, now with a BT7 drivetrain
>> still registered as BN4
>> sent engine # to BMHT
>> came back today as belonging to a 1960 BT
>> with H-BT7-L/6722 chassis #
>> *So my goal is to correctly register it as a BT7, not BN4*
>> Just checking with the list to verify what I know to be true
>> that 6722 was parted out and does not currently exist.
>> I am also restoring my car and was interested in then original colors of
>> car my engine came out of, plus when it was built.
>> The certificate provided me with the everything I wanted to know and
>> chassis/vin # associated with the engine
>> is this less confusing ?
>> I Erbs
>> Portland, OR
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