Original straight-six engine was swapped with an Edelbrock cid V8. Also the smallest loss in the series as of now. Replaced steel chassis frame and suspension wishbones; new shock absorbers; CV joints refurbished with new gaiters; new accessory belt; new windscreen; silver alloy wheels powder coated to gloss black. As the Sunbeam Alpine was famous for its appearance in Dr. Headlamps upgraded to HID , front suspension wishbones replaced, air conditioner LCD replaced, rear bumper repainted, alloy wheels and tires upgraded to Lexus IS 17″ units and adjusted the tracking and wheel alignment, side indicator housings swapped with clear lenses with orange bulbs, Bluetooth hands-free phone kit added to stereo. Previously used as a race car, but left unused for 20 years afterwards. Previous owner, who converted the car into an electric car in and had it garaged for the past 15 years, offered it for free, but Mike gave her a Boston to Montreal cruise package in return.
New tyres and reconditioned wheels. Purchased in Boise, Idaho. Aftermarket luggage rack removed. Missing side skirts replaced. Limited slip differential fitted. Bought through a newspaper advertisement, and Mike gave tips on what to say and do and what not to say when advertising a used car on the classified ads. Brightwork restored from matte black to chrome.
Full body respray from blue to white with red and green vinyl stripes front to back, fitted a replacement cc Abarth engine and gearbox and fitted UK-spec headlights. 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.
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Mike recovered parts from a crashed car in a breakers. During the episode, Mike learned the basics of hypermiling in a Honda Civic wheeldr. Sold to an anonymous buyer who did not want to be seen on camera.
Views Read Edit View history. Engine valve cover sandblasted and powdercoated in wrinkle red. Previous owner wanted to ful it but gave up, according to Mike. Warm-up regulator cleaned and modified to address rough idling.
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Chrome brightwork polished; black plastic wheel parts chromed.
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Finished truck was taken to Twin Peaks, Californiato participate in a rat rod cruise. Part 2 of this series marks the first time Mike sources the featured vehicles directly from the United States. Purchased from San DiegoCalifornia. Sold to an unidentified international buyer. These wneeler are set through our site by our advertising partners. After sometime on the market, sold to an online buyer from Cyprus. Log in or Sign up. Used to celebrate th car in the show, wheeoer this veteran car is not for sale.
Restored car taken to Malibu.
Cut out rust and welded new steel in passenger foot well, dealerss brake master cylinder and steering rack, leather interior cleaned and restored, wheels polished.
Your name or email address: Added roof rack, rear door ladder, engine snorkel, under tray protection and diff guards, front and rear light guards and front bumper spotlights and replaced the power steering box. Dynamo replaced with alternator; new drive belt installed, old regulator removed, polarity of coils and battery rotated from positive to negative earth. Replaced transmission mount spring, steering gaiter, bonnet, gearbox oil filter, gearbox oil sump gasket, automatic transmission fluid, headlining, centre console veneer, offside exterior door handle, repainted bonnet scuttle and front grille.
Purchased in Brisbane, California. Full body respray to blue. Purchased from Tavares, Florida. Newest car featured in the series. Epissode owner, who converted the car into an electric car in and had it garaged for the past 15 years, offered it for free, but Mike gave her a Boston to Montreal cruise package in return.
New rear leaf springs with proper shackles. Converted to mini monster truck. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. Australian built car with a cc Austin Metro engine.
Mike and Ed’s post restoration “test drive” recording was made on Madeira Drive in Brighton. A contest was held for the programme to choose the next car to buy from a lucky viewer. New gearbox oil seal and CV boots.