Sunday, December 11, 2016

Can you make a living flipping cars?

It's a Saturday afternoon and you're watching binge watching old re-runs of Wheeler Dealers, marvelling at Edd China's skills with a spanner and Mike Brewer's gift for the gab. We've all been there. Your...

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E18 – Noble M12

Budget: £22,000 Purchase Price: £21,500 Final Cost: £24,574 Selling Price: £27,000 Profit/Loss: +£2,426 Episode Stream Not available yet.   Work Completed: Twin turbochargers reconditioned to fix engine oil leak, intercooler cleaned, electronic boost controller installed, ECU re-mapped to increase the turbos' boost,...

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E17 – Honda S2000

Budget: £5,000 Purchase Price: £3,000 Final Cost: £4,380 Selling Price: £7,000 Profit/Loss: +£2,620 Episode Stream Not available yet.   Work Completed: Faulty oxygen sensor replaced, oil seals and O-rings replaced to fix the VTEC issue, wheels refurbished, corroded EPS rack replaced, rusted...

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E16 – VW Corrado VR6

Budget: £1,500 Purchase Price: £1,200 Final Cost: £2,860 Selling Price: £5,500 Profit/Loss: +£2,640 Episode Stream Not available yet.   Work Completed: Replaced ABS sensors on all four wheels, new brake pads and discs fitted, ABS pump rebuilt, oil cooler seals and oil...

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E15 – Citroen HY Van

Budget: £6,000 Purchase Price: £4,500 Final Cost: £19,000 Selling Price: £23,000 Profit/Loss: +£4,000 Episode Stream Not available yet.   Work Completed: Standard engine swapped with 2.1L Ford unit, trafficators refurbished with LED units, rusty bodywork treated and resprayed to white, standard transmission...

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E14 – Messerschmitt KR200

Budget: £17,995 Purchase Price: £17,000 Final Cost: £22,271 Selling Price: £25,000 Profit/Loss: +£2,729 Episode Stream Not available yet.   Work Completed: Cylinder head cleaned and new head gasket fitted, full service performed, hubcaps replaced, aftermarket leather canopy replaced with correct clear dome,...

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E13 – Ford Escort

Budget: £10,000 Purchase Price: £6,750 Final Cost: £12,350 Selling Price: £12,999 Profit/Loss: +£649 Episode Stream Not available yet.   Work Completed: Suspension strut mount and bulkhead strengthened, engine bay and interior repainted, sound deadening removed, roll cage fitted, straight cut gearbox fitted,...

Interview with Mike and Edd

When it comes to the world of cars, Mike Brewer and Edd China have contributed more than their fair share. Running a Wheeler Dealers 'car hospital' of sorts, they've taken more than 110 cars...

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E12 – Caterham 7

Budget: £15,000 Purchase Price: £16,500 Final Cost: £20,425 Selling Price: £22,500 Profit/Loss: +£2,075 Episode Stream Not available yet.   Work Completed: Standard flywheel replaced with lightweight unit, standard air filter replaced with a bigger airbox, standard exhaust heat shield replaced with handmade...

Wheeler Dealers: S12 E11 – Alfa Romeo Alfasud

Budget: £5,000 Purchase Price: £4,830 Final Cost: £5,797 Selling Price: £6,800 Profit/Loss: +£1,003 Episode Stream Not available yet.   Work Completed: Cam belt and water pump replaced, full service performed, brake discs and pads replaced, rear suspension bushes replaced with polyurethane units,...
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