Saturday, January 21, 2017

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E13 – 1963 Sunbeam Alpine

Budget: $0 Purchase Price: $7,000 Final Cost: $12,373 Selling Price: $18,000 Profit/Loss: +$5,627 Work Completed: Engine disassembled to discover possible Brabham-sourced modifications, exhaust manifold sandblasted and ceramic coated, cylinder head checked for cracks, ported, polished, and skimmed, full body...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E12 – 1973 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Budget: $0 Purchase Price: $17,000 Final Cost: $32,281 Selling Price: $35,000 Profit/Loss: +$2,719 Work Completed: Aftermarket pro-touring handling parts consisting of new set of brakes, new tubular steel A-arms, adjustable suspension kit, new tie rods and sway bar installed,...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E11 – 1976 Porsche 912E

Budget: $0 Purchase Price: $25,000 Final Cost: $31,016 Selling Price: $35,001 Profit/Loss: +$3,985 Work Completed: New fuel injectors and regulator valve, air flow sensor refurbished, ride height lowered to Euro-spec, new rear suspension adjustment kit, air conditioning reinstated with...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E10 – 1983 Mercedes 500 SEC

Budget: $0 Purchase Price: $2,500 Final Cost: $10,162 Selling Price: $16,000 Profit/Loss: +$5,838 Work Completed: New suspension parts, new 560 SEC vented brake discs and twin-cylinder calipers, cylinder heads refurbished with larger ports, new camshaft, stainless steel valves, rocker...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E9 – 1970 Ford Bronco Series 1

Budget: $0 Purchase Price: $8,000 Final Cost: $25,404 Selling Price: $40,000 Profit/Loss: +$14,596 Work Completed: "Three on the tree" manual column gearbox replaced with 4-speed automatic gearbox with tilt steering and new steering wheel, new front locking hubs, new...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E8 – 1968 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Convertible

Budget: $20,000 Purchase Price: $19,500 Final Cost: $21,530 Selling Price: $26,000 Profit/Loss: +$4,470 Work Completed: Electronic ignition fitted, carburettor re-jetted and rebuilt, valve stem oil seals replaced, hydraulic valve lifters re-adjusted, brake calipers rebuilt, brake discs replaced, non-working wiper...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E7 – 1965 Land Rover Series IIA

Budget: $10,000 Purchase Price: $8,000 Final Cost: $15,176 Selling Price: $19,000 Profit/Loss: +$3,824 Work Completed: Chassis cleaned, surface rust removed, and repainted, wheels repainted, engine detailed, generator replaced with alternator, new brake lines installed, brakes re-adjusted, new suspensions installed,...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E6 – 1963 Chevrolet Corvair

Budget: $1,500 Purchase Price: $2,000 Final Cost: $11,345 Selling Price: $18,200 Profit/Loss: +$6,655 Work Completed: Pushrod tube seals and gasket replaced to fix oil leaks, engine cleaned and powder coated, interior overhauled, convertible soft top replaced, brightwork replaced, new...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E5 – 1988 Ford Mustang Convertible

Budget: $2,500 Purchase Price: $2,500 Final Cost: $7,335 Selling Price: $9,200 Profit/Loss: +$1,865 Work Completed: Limited slip differential fixed with new friction plates, geared down final drive to increase acceleration, speedometer re-adjusted, suspensions and whole exhaust assembly replaced, performance...

Wheeler Dealers: S13 E4 – 1980 Chevrolet LUV

Budget: $2,000 Purchase Price: $1,000 Final Cost: $2,555 Selling Price: $3,500 Profit/Loss: +$945 Work Completed: Dents removed using various methods of dent removal, hole in bed patched, air shocks installed, oil seals replaced to fix leaks under the car,...