Budget: US$5,000 (£3,059)
Purchase Price: US$3,500 (£2,141)
Final Cost: US$12,750 (£8,096)
Selling Price: US$7,857 (£4,989)
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Work Completed: Ride height lowered by 50 mm using custom front springs and rear aluminium spacer blocks. Replaced automatic gear selector cable with fishing line. Full body vinyl wrap in light grey with a white hexagon pattern, reflective lines, and clear glitter. Brown interior panels refurbished in grey using a flocking process. New grey carpeting. Original seats reupholstered in off-white artificial suede. New headlamps with LED angel eye rings. New black alloy wheels.
Notes: Purchased from San Jose, California. Restored car taken to the Reno, Nevada, for its test drive before being put on an online charity auction. (Seventh loss in the series.)