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. Farm vehicle turned into a Chelsea tractor. First loss in the series. Original owner did a partial restoration on the chassis and suspension. New air conditioner compressor, belt, and dryer. Engine spruced up with new rocker covers and headers, chrome alternator, HT leads and a retro air filter. Wheeler Dealers Porsche, del 1. Restored car taken to a solar farm for its test drive, where it did in 8.

Originally Posted by saph4be. Wheeler Dealers Porsche New speedometer gear to compensate for larger tyres. Restored car taken to a go-kart track for its test drive. Engine valve cover sandblasted and powdercoated in wrinkle red. Replaced the original steel wheels with a set of gold Minilite alloys with new tyres, fitted a chrome rocker cover, fitted a chrome coil housing, fitted new HT leads, full body vinyl wrap in carbon fiber pattern with white bonnet stripes and a black, grey and white Union Jack roof pattern, replaced the original grey interior with a new black interior with Cobra racing seats, new door cards, new rear seat covers and all black carpets, replaced the nearside radius swing arm, replaced the original instrument binnacle with a retro central unit with a new speedometer and a new wiring loom, replaced the choke cable, replaced the aftermarket square front and rear numberplates with new rectangle units, replaced the aftermarket clear taillight lenses with factory coloured units and polished all the brightwork.

Gearbox refurbished, new clutch fitted, engine removed and engine bay cleaned including fitting of new soundproof firewall lining panels, hole in the trunk left from auxiliary heater welded over with new metal, black exterior sills stripped and re-sprayed to match the color of the car, interior refurbished with new dash panels, new carpets and new door cards, exterior cosmetics such as front badge and chrome door trim fitted.

Original BBS alloy wheels repainted in orange with snake skin water transfer pattern; spoiler and side mirror covers also decorated with snake skin pattern. eplsode


Find More Posts by saph4be. Purchased from a collector in southern France as a barn find that was used as a commercial vehicle.

Suspension strut mount and bulkhead strengthened, engine bay and interior repainted, sound deadening removed, roll cage fitted, straight cut gearbox fitted, new fuel tank with uprated fuel systems fitted, FIA-approved fire extinguisher fitted, competition-spec center console installed, new footrest for navigator fitted, competition bucket seats fitted, new steering wheel fitted, rally-spec mudguards fitted, rally tires and wheels fitted, door stickers and windshield stickers installed, exhaust system replaced, twin carburettors and strut brace installed.

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Wheeler Dealers Opel GT Restored car taken to Downtown L. Wheeler Dealers Bond Bug.

Mike BrewerEdd China. Send a private message to pixellcraig. Retrieved from ” https: Bought from a dealer that received the car as a trade-in. New chrome windscreen wipers fitted. Purchased from Sonoma, California. Replaced dented patent part front wings with original second-hand units supplied by sellerfull body respray and colour change from black to Highland Green, replaced lower control arms on front suspension due to worn bushes and ball joints, replaced the front brake hoses, replaced rear drum brakes, refurbished power steering system, upgraded all the dashboard panels including the instrument binnacle, dials and lenses to factory aluminium deluxe spec, original wheels replaced with new aluminium “Torque Thrust” alloys with new tyres echoing the wheels on Steve McQueen’s car in Bullitt and various chrome trim items including front and rear bumpers, new front badges and front grille trim, new chrome air filter, new side and rear trim and badges.

Limited slip differential fitted. Sold at new buyer’s initial offer. Send a private message to JK Brown interior panels refurbished in grey using a flocking process. Wheeler Dealers Folkvagnsbuss – del 1. Aftermarket wooden steering wheel replaced with period correct leather unit.

The cars are all sourced in one big lump and stored in a barn, and they often come from auction houses, and the survival rate of cars from the show is quite low, most have a date of liability not long after each series was in the can, with very few escapees onto the open market.

Door card fabric and headliner were built from scratch using acoustic carpet, as genuine replacement parts are too expensive to import from the U.


Wheeler Dealers has suffered the “Top Gear” effect where it’s turned from an informative show to an “entertainment” show. Full body respray from red to Iris Blue, front drum brakes swapped for disc brakes from an MG Midgetbrightwork professionally polished, new seatcover kit fitted and replaced the original wheels with xf2 set of Minilite alloys.

Plastic dashboard bezel replaced with custom wooden unit.

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Warren T Claim said, “I’d rather find blood on my toilet paper than a hybrid on my driveway”. First loss in the series. Wheelrr at asking price with a full tank of petrol.

Purchase price includes a competition-spec straight cut gearbox. Restored car taken to Willow Springs Raceway for its test drive. Mike and Ed’s post restoration “test drive” recording was made on Madeira Drive in Brighton.

Black grille replaced with chrome unit. Full body respray from white to Dark Baltic Blue. The way Edd China explains how to repair stuff is really what it supposed to be about. Single-owner car since New MC40 replica decal set.

Wheeler Dealers Karmann Ghia. Car repainted in black.

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Car was trailered back to the UK, as it was not road registered. Failed MOT test due to rust holes. Pop-up headlamp mechanism replaced with new unit.

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 with new shocks, lowered springs and new anti-roll bar end links, front suspension subframe mounting bushings replaced, aftermarket wheel arch chrome trim removed, Wheeler.