Restored for the Bond Bug 40th anniversary gathering at , featuring designer. Final sale on-screen was £3,000, but the buyer backed out at the last minute, according to Mike's ending narration. Restored truck taken to the California desert for hill climb testing. Notes: Previous owner added numerous aftermarket parts. Black grille replaced with chrome unit.
Sold to a buyer from the. Right-hand side front drum brake adjusted. Engine and engine bay degreased. Notes: Purchased from , California. Buyer offered £550 over the asking price. Car was brought to a drag strip, where Edd did a top speed of 110 mph while Mike reached 108 mph. Electrical system converted from 6V to 12V.
This Alpha has perfect bodywork, but it has a leaking engine, faulty steering, dodgy brakes and a host of other issues. This car is more correctly a 210 model the middle trim range with Bel Air top trim range quarter panel trim. Notes: Purchased near , California. The series features the restoration of 18 cars; episodes numbered 9 and 20 are compilation episodes. Rear lights and exhaust back pipes moved to the rear wings. Purchase price includes free towing to the garage.
When Mike purchased it, the owner had the engine bored up to 1. Notes: Roadster model with detachable hardtop. Notes: Car was a former factory drift racer demonstrator that was not road legal. Notes: Original plan was to purchase and restore a. Originality reduced by re-spraying different colour, changing wheels and adding non-original parts. Restored car taken to a ploughed farm field to test Citroën's original claim of the body and suspension being able to keep a basket of eggs intact while in motion before going to.
This episode marks the final appearance of Edd China, as it was announced on March 21st, 2017 that he had left the show. New brake hoses and servo assisted dual brake master cylinders fitted. Rear differential refurbished with new friction plates. Restoration costs include £200 credit from selling the racing seats. Restoration price includes £1,950 shipping, £300 import tax and £1000 travel expenses. Leaking door rubbers diagnosed with , and padded with rubber tube to fix water ingress.
Plastic dashboard bezel replaced with custom wooden unit. Notes: First episode to use the Internet to buy and sell used cars. Notes: The seller sold the car on behalf of his uncle. Replaced headlamps, bumper, front grill and rear lights with 2007 facelift units. Driver's side window runner straightened. Restoration price includes £2,000 shipping. Restored car taken to Silverstone Circuit for a hot lap challenge: Mike did a time of 1:12.
Notes: First project to go over £10,000. Car with third wing installed sent to Darko Technologies in for testing; third wing provided 94 lbs. Seats reupholstered with black vinyl and new polyurethane foam. Purchased 1971 Beetle 1300, which was a barn find derelict beyond restoration, was custom converted to mark the 40th anniversary of the Beach Buggy. Panels repainted in Top Red The original colour that Edd discovered under the Canary Yellow colour while removing the panels.
Replaced mechanical ignition system with an electronic unit. Pre-fitted with aftermarket canopy roof. Mike originally wanted to buy a , but backed off due to the car's derelict condition. Brake servo replaced with larger unit and missing vacuum line fitted. New camshaft angle sensor, thermostat, and electric cooling fans. New rear leaf springs with proper shackles.