Wednesday, May 15, 2019

It Ain't Easy Being Green: 1973 Jensen Healey Convertible

This next tip comes from Zach Z who wrote a nice poem to go with the 1973 Jensen Healey offered for $6000 in Bend, OR via craigslist:

It is easy being green.
I've not always liked these, 
but that'd be mean.

This thing, it's too clean;
The thorough application of armor all,
it's left a sheen.

That said, the collectors have not been keen.
So maybe Kermit was right,
and it's not easy, being green?

From the seller:
1973 Jensen Healey 
condition: good 
fuel: gas 
paint color: green 
title status: clean 
transmission: manual 
For Sale or Trade

1973 Jensen Healey

Restored some time ago.
This was one in a group of cars I bought a year ago.

Hoping to get this to someone who will appreciate it. 

 See a better way to drive green?


  1. Comments in rhyme please.
    Don't make me bust any knees.

  2. @Zach, as you requested:

    A Healey, from Jensen you say?
    with motor by Lotus, hooray!
    the panels look straight,
    the interior's great,
    So six grand I'm willing to pay!

  3. I love this color of green
    and overall this car is quit shiny
    But bumpers that gleem mean four speeds it seems
    I prefer five, not to be whiny.

  4. Its nice
    It has a good price
    But it kind of reminds me of Stevie Nicks
    And looks too much like a TR6

  5. I do not like it
    Seen in the sun you will run
    Yup,too green for me

  6. That shade of pea soup green
    I don't mean to be mean,
    And, this ain't random bitchin'
    But no matter the polish or sheen
    It's worse than Carol Brady's kitchen

  7. I high appreciate this post. It’s hard to find the good from the bad sometimes, but I think you’ve nailed it! would you mind updating your blog with more information?

  8. Hard to see in that light
    That green might be willow
    On old Jags it's pretty tight
    But old avocado
    Makes you ill, yo!


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