Also the smallest loss in the series as of now. Ant referenced the car's history as a taxi in Rome. Will they end up making a sale, or will this one end up on the scrap heap? But the C2 is far from being finished and it needs Edd's experienced hands to get it on the road to recovery. He also takes a look at a problem with the rear differential with the aid of his friend Paul. After Edd has finished with the car restoration, Mike and Edd head to Silverstone to really see what this modified Porsche 944 Turbo can do. Body painted in certain areas in original teal to create a look, then sealed with a clear coat. Restored car taken to for track testing with a local Mazda Wankel club.
Chrome bumpers, grille, and brightwork polished; hubcaps painted in body colour. Second lowest profit in the series. Sold to a buyer from. Air Date : 17th-Sep-2013 Mike's father used to own a custom favourite, the Ford Pop, and Mike has spent long hours during his childhood wishing that he had one. Notes: Restored car tested at. Faded wooden dashboard wrapped in leather; speedo and rev counters replaced with second-hand units. But then he hits on the idea of making an Elise that can perform not only on the road, but the track too.
Edd usually does not work on gearboxes, but as there was obviously something big broken he tried fixing it himself, got lucky and replaced just a bolt for 50 pence. T3 works van converted to mini mobile home. New chrome door mirrors fitted. Notes: Car purchased in Los Angeles, California. Body resprayed in period satin blue. Sold at asking price to a buyer in. Full body respray to blue.
Restored car taken to Italy for its test drive and to participate in a parade to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini. Car came with replacement floor for the front luggage compartment. With the car being 30 years old and handmade star mechanic Edd has his doubts but begins by knuckling down on the exterior. After finding the right Mini for £700 Mike hands it over to Edd to begin the transformation. Clutch plate and release bearing replaced. The windscreen was custom made using the windscreen from a. Notes: Restored car taken to to participate in a Porsche 911 club drive-out.
Clutch and brake fluids replaced. Bumpers cleaned of unsightly holes before being powder coated to black. Notes: First vehicle to be acquired through. It's good looking, quick, and handles like a racing car. But it's in great condition in every other way. Second-hand parts purchased at a junk shop in. Cylinder head gaskets and seals replaced.
Right-hand side front drum brake adjusted. New leaf springs, shock absorbers, sway bars, and steering arm and stabiliser. Fixed non-working fan in the cooling jacket for the battery. Missing right rear window, front right flashing light and trunk lock replaced, but not mentioned. Notes: Mike showed a selling technique by buying the car in the winter and selling the car during the more sunnier months to capitalise on the convertible aspects of the car.
This is why the C2 Stingray is one of the world's sports icons. Sold at asking price to buyers from the. Faded hood was used to mark down the selling price. Notes: Purchased from , California. Sold at new buyer's initial offer. Drum brake slave cylinders replaced and shoes refurbished.
Notes: Sold at asking price. Converted into an extreme camper. Included a tour of plant in. New convertible hood assembled and installed shortly after purchase; however, the new rear window needed to be replaced due to warping. Was used as a promotional prize with a £10,000 budget. Brought back to near-original condition. Smallest profit made on a car in the series.
Notes: Bought from a dealer that received the car as a trade-in. Notes: Original owner did a partial restoration on the chassis and suspension. Mike and Ant made references to Corvette's notorious stereotype as a car for people in a. Stock springs and shock absorbers replaced with adjustable units. Notes: Purchased from at the seller's asking price. Notes: Purchased near , California. The seats and harnesses were free, since Edd used old units from the Volkswagen Type 2 project Series 11, episode 11.