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Wheeler Dealers Series 10

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E1 – Aston Martin DB7

Budget:  £13,000 Purchase Price:  £12,500 Final Cost: £14,468 Selling Price: £15,000 Profit/Loss: +£532 Work Completed: New oil cooler and pipes to fix oil leak; new oil filter. Cracked exhaust manifolds replaced. Black grille replaced with chrome unit. Satin alloy wheels chemically stripped, black powder coated and sprayed silver, front tyres replaced and tracking adjusted. Leaking door rubbers diagnosed with smoke machine, and padded with rubber...

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E2 – Ford Escort Mk1

Budget:  £5,000 Purchase Price:  £4,500 Final Cost: £8,500 Selling Price: £11,800 Profit/Loss: +£3,300 Work Completed: Front drum brakes and suspension upgraded to 2.8L Ford Capri based air vented disc brakes and shock absorbers and springs. Limited slip differential fitted. New brake hoses and servo assisted dual brake master cylinders. Replacement near-side "Mexico" front wing. Full body respray from brown to Daytona Yellow. New window rubbers....

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E3 – Range Rover Vogue

Budget:  £5,000 Purchase Price:  £5,000 Final Cost: £9,565 Selling Price: £10,500 Profit/Loss: +£935 Work Completed: Full body respray from textured satin black and blue to Whistler White. Replaced the wiring loom for the fuel injectors due to failed connection to injector #3. Black/blue 22" rims refurbished to graphite. Refurbished all of the blue interior trim to carbon fibre style using a water transfer print method....

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E4 – Porsche Boxster S

Budget:  £5,000 Purchase Price:  £1,000 Final Cost: £3,540 Selling Price: £6,400 Profit/Loss: +£2,860 Work Completed: Tiptronic transmission oil changed and filter replaced to sort out slipping first gear in automatic mode, all four brake discs skimmed with on-car brake lathe and brake pads replaced, both catalytic converters replaced with aftermarket units due to rusted and rattling heat shields, exhaust back box changed with a stainless...

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E5 – Morris Minor 1000 Traveller

Budget:  £5,000 Purchase Price:  £2,450 Final Cost: £6,500 Selling Price: £8,500 Profit/Loss: +£2,000 Work Completed: Replaced wood frame and panels; new rear wings and roof guttering; full body respray to original Almond Green; new head lining (supplied by seller) and carpet set; cleaned seats and door cards; replaced gaskets of rocker cover, inspection panels and manifolds; engine repainted to original BMC green. Notes: Sold at asking...

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E6 – TVR Cerbera

Budget:  £10,000 Purchase Price:  £8,000 Final Cost: £12,850 Selling Price: £14,000 Profit/Loss: +£1,150 Work Completed: Replaced steel chassis frame and suspension wishbones; new shock absorbers; CV joints refurbished with new gaiters; new accessory belt; new windscreen; silver alloy wheels powder coated to gloss black. Notes: Sold at asking price.

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E7 – Lamborghini Urraco

Budget:  £20,000 Purchase Price:  €25,000 (£21,236) Final Cost: £27,236 Selling Price: £35,000 Profit/Loss: +£7,764 Work Completed: Refurbished engine: New timing belt installed, timing belt idler pulley bearings replaced, new distributor cap, HT leads, spark plugs, air filters installed. Engine oil and filter changed. Ignition timing set to 18° BTDC, four Weber two-barrel downdraft carburetors adjusted for correct idle, choke and A/F mixture. New clutch installed...

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E8 – Ford Popular 103E

Budget:  £10,000 Purchase Price:  £6,000 Final Cost: £18,250 Selling Price: £23,000 Profit/Loss: +£4,750 Work Completed: Second-hand front suspension from a Jaguar XJ installed by replacing the old front suspension mountings with modified chassis rails, shortened XJ subframe and sway bar. Rusted metal front wings and bonnet replaced with one-piece fiberglass flip front panel. Rear lights and exhaust back pipes moved to the rear wings. Car...

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E9 – Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Budget:  US$30,000 (£20,000) Purchase Price:  US$29,000 (£18,100) Final Cost: £25,280 Selling Price: £45,500 Profit/Loss: +£20,220 Work Completed: Distributor shaft and cap, spark plugs and HT leads replaced; mechanical ignition system replaced with electronic unit, rev counter reconnected to distributor. Right-hand side front drum brake adjusted. Clock fixed. Fibreglass body reinforced with carbon fibre filler. Full body respray to original Rally Red colour. New interior installed....

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E10 – FSM Syrena 105L

Budget:  N/A Purchase Price:  zł7,000 (£1,400) Final Cost: £5,454 Selling Price: £8,000 Profit/Loss: +£2,456 Work Completed: Worm and roller steering box replaced; existing steering shaft welded to replacement unit. Drum brake slave cylinders replaced and shoes refurbished. Gear linkage repaired. Dynamo replaced with alternator; new drive belt installed, old regulator removed, polarity of coils and battery rotated from positive to negative earth. Full body respray...

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E11 – Lotus Elise Series 2

Budget:  £10,000 Purchase Price:  £8,400 Final Cost: £11,550 Selling Price: £13,250 Profit/Loss: +£1,700 Work Completed: Rover K engine head polished and ported to give a power increase from 120 bhp to 150 bhp; engine bolts and head gasket replaced. Stock springs and shock absorbers replaced with adjustable units. New Advan Neova tyres; alloy wheels refurbished in satin black. Rear grille replaced with new diffuser; rear...

Wheeler Dealers: S10 E12 – Cadillac Coupe de Ville

Budget:  N/A Purchase Price:  US$5,000 (£3,000) Final Cost: £19,550 Selling Price: £25,000 Profit/Loss: +£5,450 Work Completed: Shock absorbers and springs replaced with air suspension. Front wings replaced. Missing side skirts replaced. Rusted panels on right-side C-pillar patched. Full body respray from black to Sugar Apple Green with white top; custom gold plate pinstriping added. New white vinyl headliner, door cards, and seat upholstery with green...

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