Wheeler Dealers: S12 E1 – Pontiac GTO


Budget: US$25,000 (£15,400)
Purchase Price: US$25,000 (£15,400)
Final Cost: US$28,200 (£17,500)
Selling Price: US$32,000 (£19,700)
Profit/Loss: +£2,500

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Work Completed: New uprated aluminium radiator with electric fan, water pump, and thermostat installed. Power steering box refurbished and repainted. Air conditioning system reinstated, however original compressor and condenser supplied by the seller, could not be used because of damage and were replaced with aftermarket units. Aftermarket wooden steering wheel replaced with period correct leather unit. Wooly suspension fixed by tightening loose nut on suspension arm. Damaged right side exhaust downpipe welded with new pipe and realigned to match the height of the left side. Broken tachometer and fuel gauges replaced with new aftermarket units.

Notes: Purchased from Johnsburg, Illinois. Car was originally from California and had its engine swapped with a 1967 400 cu in (6.6L) triple carburettor V8 that generates 400 bhp. Restored car taken to Borrego Springs, California.

Rating: 8.3/10. From 3 votes.
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