Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wheeler Dealers: S1 E1&2 – Porsche 924

Budget: £1,000 Purchase Price: £700 Final Cost: £1,010 Selling Price: £1,500 Profit/Loss: +£490 Work Completed Replaced gear knob, door and wing mirrors, pulled and filled dent in rear quarter panel, repainted wheels, applied new decals, replaced handbrake lever, adjusted exhaust, engine service, fitted a new stereo. Notes Before Mike sold the car, he gave a mini-primer on how to sell cars to maximize profits. Screenshots

Wheeler Dealers: S1 E3&4 – Saab 900 Turbo

Budget: £1,000 Purchase Price: £600 Final Cost: £1,035 Selling Price: £1,200 Profit/Loss: +£165 Work Completed Replaced interior (including carpets and door cards) from beige cloth to black/grey leather, brake discs and pads, electric window motors and exhaust back box, replaced front indicator lenses with clear ones with orange bulbs; engine service. Notes First episode to use the Internet to buy and sell used cars. Original beige knee...

Wheeler Dealers: S1 E5&6 – Volkswagen Golf GTI

Budget: £1,000 Purchase Price: £650 Final Cost: £1,165 Selling Price: £1,550 Profit/Loss: +£385 Work Completed Fitted new gear linkage kit, a new brake master cylinder, decals, dials and rev counter, painted GTI trims and fitted a refurbished set of Pirelli alloys. Notes Restored to original GTI specification. Screenshots

Wheeler Dealers: S1 E7&8 – Austin Mini Mk1

Budget: £1,000 Purchase Price: £300 Final Cost: £1,100 Selling Price: £1,300 Profit/Loss: +£200 Work Completed A-frame replaced and body welded. Door filled and whole body prepared for a full respray. New bumpers, HT leads, coil & boot lid. Repainted engine. Notes Flagged as totally original though it did have a sunroof. Screenshots

Wheeler Dealers: S1 E9&10 – Mercedes-Benz 230E

Budget: £1,000 Purchase Price: £400 Final Cost: £977 Selling Price: £1,500 Profit/Loss: +£523 Work Completed Replaced steering box and windscreen. Replaced and repainted right wing, new fuse for sunroof motor, replaced the windscreen wipers, replaced the front bumper irons. Notes Car was found through an advertisement on a bulletin board at a local supermarket. Replacement right wing was painted free of charge. Screenshots

Wheeler Dealers: S1 E11&12 – Ford Capri Laser

Budget: £1,000 Purchase Price: £400 Final Cost: £945 Selling Price: £700 Profit/Loss: -£245 Work Completed Replaced and repainted front wings, replaced front suspension bushes, exhaust gaskets, front bumper and fog lights. Notes Sold at a loss - blamed on lacklustre finish of repainted wings, as well as the worn seats that were not addressed during the restoration. (First loss in the series). Screenshots

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