Previous owner fitted functional custom sidepods. Restored car brought to Millbrook Proving Ground for its test drive. Steel wheels widened for “deep dish” look and painted black with white centre and fitted with chrome half moon hubcaps. Full body respray from textured satin black and blue to Whistler White. Repaired non-working lock-nut on the adjustable reach of the steering column. The premise of the programme has the presenters on a mission to save old and repairable enthusiast vehicles, by repairing or otherwise improving an example of a particular make and model to a budget, then selling it to a new owner.
Replaced fuel gauge, fuel tank and sender, replaced the front shock absorbers and springs, replaced the engine rocker cover, fitted new spark plugs, fitted new distributor points, repaired and repainted the front crossmember, updated the valve seats with hardened units in order to run unaided on unleaded petrol and rebuilt the twin carburetors to increase engine performance. Edd broke the clear dome during trimming, requiring Mike to purchase another one, which was the last unit available in the country according to Edd. Most expensive project in the series. Federal bumpers replaced with Euro-spec units. First American vehicle in the series. Repaired non-working lock-nut on the adjustable reach of the steering column. Previous owner wanted to restore it but gave up, according to Mike.
Second lowest profit in the series. Sold at Mike’s asking price on an open offer. High performance Monza Spyder variant with a 2.
Despite being a German car, dealees was explained by Mike that the only quality used examples can be found in the American west coast. Custom gear linkage mechanism fitted to the transmission using original steering column shifter.
Restored car taken to a Messerschmitt gathering.
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Full body respray done at Universal Technical Institute. Faulty oxygen sensor replaced, oil seals and O-rings replaced to fix the VTEC issue, wheels refurbished, corroded EPS rack replaced, rusted metal engine brackets refurbished using vapor blasting method, rusted alarm casing replaced, cam cover refurbished, faded headlamp lenses ground, sanded and polished, headlight washer pump replaced, aftermarket stereo head unit and gear shift knob replaced with factory units.
Later bought by one of the cameramen who worked on the show. Engine oil seal and crankshaft ring replaced with larger units with the engine plate modified to accommodate them.
Originally thought to be a variant, the engine was discovered by Edd to be a rebuilt cc single cam unit. First vehicle to be epissodes through eBay. If you watch carefully Ant Anstead slides in a reference to his sending out the turbo for balancing after his benchtop rebuild. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Replaced multifunction display in the instrument cluster since it had dead pixels.
New catalytic converter, whewler, brakes, brake pads, water reservoir, and spoiler gasket. Restored car taken to a garlic farm in Isle of Wight.
Rare Ti variant, only 50 of which are wheeller in the UK. Lists of British non-fiction television series episodes. Restored car taken to Downtown L. Also the tracking was readjusted.
Damaged right side exhaust downpipe welded with new pipe and realigned to match the height of the left side. New wood bed liner.
Restored car taken to the Ace Cafe London to be sold at a car meet. New headlamps with LED angel eye rings. Full detailing performed and ceramic coating applied.
The seller sold the car on behalf of his uncle. Fuel injector retaining screws refurbished with new o-rings.
Wbeeler convertible hood and interior, installed chrome trim dealerx the interior door handles and airvents, fitted a metal gearknob and handbrake handle, fitted chrome MX-5 kickplates, fitted a new chrome mesh grille, fitted a new aerial, installed a performance air filter and chassis wheeler, repaired and repainted corroded A-pillar, stock alloys upgraded to second hand 15″ white Epiosdes factory units and tyres from the second generation NB model.
Fuel injectors replaced, timing chain and plastic chain guides replaced, HVAC air vent vacuum actuators replaced, heater box repaired, cracked dashboard reupholstered in German vinyl, leather seats recovered, center console veneer panels replaced, front suspension refurbished eppisodes new shocks, lowered springs and new anti-roll bar end links, front suspension subframe mounting bushings replaced, aftermarket wheel arch chrome trim removed, U.
Thermostatic bellows for engine cooling flaps replaced with thermostatic spring from VW Beetle, external oil cooler replaced, engine cooling tinware cleaned and repainted, new HT leads and distributor fitted, new fuel injector seals fitted, Fuchs alloy wheels cleaned and polished, targa top resprayed, vinyl panels on B-pillars replaced, body steam cleaned and machine polished, interior carpets cleaned with wet-vac and replacement wheler covers fitted.
Sold at asking price to a buyer in Japan. Bought with a faulty 6-speed manual gearbox that could not select first and second gear.
Sold on behalf of a buyer in New York who sent a representative to finalize the transaction. Standard engine previously swapped with a modified Hillman Minx unit.
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Dents on left front wing and driver’s side episoes repaired and repainted. The Recaro leather seats were recycled from the Sierra Cosworth project and was refurbished using wheelwr from the old rear seats of the car. Replaced faulty bolt in gearbox selector fork. 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. Engine bay resprayed in original teal colour. First car bought at an auction instead of a private seller.
New speedometer gear to compensate for larger tyres.