It suffered an oil leak and a sooted spark plug, but managed to finish the 64-mile run. Notes: Mike and Ant mentioned that the car was the last Alfa Romeo model sold in the U. Wheeler Dealers logo etched onto vent windows, using an angle grinder and steel tubing to create sparks. Passenger side hydraulic leak fixed with second-hand line to address the faulty active steering. Notes: Originally a non-working barn find. Restored car taken to California's for its test drive. The restored car was taken to for a test drive where it was shown to Roger for his approval.
Notes: Project was unique, as it involved reverting a heavily customized car to near-factory spec. Notes: Roadster model with detachable hardtop. Built as a survival vehicle. Sold at a DeLorean gathering in at £500 over the asking price. Scanlon is executive vice president and general manager of Velocity and Automotive Content. The custom suspension came at a cost of £3,000. Totals £6,000 £3,050 £6,232 £7,750 £1,518.
Restored car was unable to be race ready for the rally. Converted into a surf van. In addition, Edd joins Mike in the car's final test drive before the sale. Right front wing fixed with original indicator light hole restored and incorrect hole welded shut. Stock springs and shock absorbers replaced with adjustable units.
Rear lights and exhaust back pipes moved to the rear wings. Previous owner supplied new softtop fabric. Notes: Purchased near , California. The windscreen was custom made using the windscreen from a. Restored car brought to for its test drive. For the first series the budget was £1,000 for series 2, £2,000 and for series 3 £3,000.
Notes: Mike beat Edd in a drifting contest with a score of 6-3. Mike recalled his memories about restoring a Porsche 924 during the programme's very first episode. Wheeler Dealers is set to return to our screens next month, with an array of second-hand cars in need of a second chance. Restored car brought to a farm while carrying spent grains to test the air suspension. Sold to the Bubble Car Museum in to be used as a museum display.
Restored car taken to the , for its test drive before being put on an online charity auction. Notes: Bought with a faulty 6-speed manual gearbox that could not select first and second gear. Largest profit made on a car up to this point. Included a tour of plant in. He then hands them over to Ant, who tackles everything from bare metal re-sprays to gearbox swaps to bring them back to their former glory.
Sold to a buyer who was looking for a car to use for his wedding The buyer's wedding pictures were later shown at the end credits. I watched it for Edd, not Mike. Restored car taken to a 1-mile drag strip to do a 0-60 acceleration contest. Interior upholstery and trim refurbished; new steering wheel leather wrap and new carpets installed. Restoration price includes £350 shipping. Final cost includes £2,000 shipping and travel expenses.
Restored car taken to a dry lake bed, where Edd drove it at 100 mph and Mike took it on a high speed slalom test. Notes: Purchased near , California. T3 works van converted to mini mobile home. Previous owner, who converted the car into an electric car in 1993 and had it garaged for the past 15 years, offered it for free, but Mike gave her a to cruise package in return. Notes: Single-owner car since 1984.
Original beige knee roll repainted grey when the replacement unit was damaged beyond repair. Engine serviced with multigrade oil. Truck was originally rebuilt in 2008 and the engine was replaced in 2011. Bought back by the previous owner at £500 over the asking price. Final sale on-screen was £3,000, but the buyer backed out at the last minute, according to Mike's ending narration.
Fixed leaking vacuum reservoir by spot-welding holes and re-welding broken bracket to solve the central locking system problem. Exterior paint polished with red pin stripes added. Sold to a buyer from. Mike mistakenly referred the car as a 1984 model when it was actually a 1983 model. His eventual makeover, that initial early hair do he had. Black grille replaced with chrome unit.