Wheeler Dealers: S13 E5 – 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 exhaust manifolds, air filter and throttle body installed, smaller pulleys installed to minimize power loss and increase performance, new tinted headlights fitted, new tires and rims installed, and body resprayed to original black colour with red trim.

Notes: Purchased from a car dealer in Southern California. Restored car taken to Irwindale Speedway for a drag race, where it did an eighth-mile in 10.8 seconds at 64 mph.

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