New ceiling headliner installed. Originally a non-running unit that had not been used for 17 years. Took the completed car on a test drive to Xscape indoor ski slope in Central Milton Keynes. Engine rebuilt with new barrels and pistons. Transfer case rebuilt and repainted. New custom exhaust system with original catalytic converter and new silencer fitted. This is a list of Wheeler Dealers episodes with original airdate on Discovery Channel.
Sold back to original owner at asking price. This page was last edited on 17 January , at Restored car was tested at a quarter-mile drag strip, where Mike clocked in at Anyone manage to host this yet. Engine oil and filter changed. Customised vehicle with the door handles shaved off.
Color-coded aftermarket parts repainted black. Gearbox rebuilt and gearstick throw shortened from mm to mm, replaced the front suspension bushes, fitted a new whdeler, faded black window surrounds repainted and a metal fracture welded up and minor rust treated on the window frame, parcel shelf from a donor car refurbished with new paint, carpeting and hanger strings rear interior quarter panels, front bumper, and nearside front spotlight replaced with donor car parts and aftermarket exhaust replaced with original unit.
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Thermostatic bellows for engine cooling flaps replaced with thermostatic spring from VW Beetle, external oil vealers 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 seat covers dfalers.
Restored car brought to Millbrook Proving Ground for its test drive. Engine misfire addressed by cleaning up animal matter on the sixth cylinder and replacing the HT leads, spark plug wires, and coil packs with uprated units. Hoddy 4 posts months. Full body respray to epixode black colour. New fuel filter and fuel supply line. Sold at asking price.
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.
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The windscreen was custom made using the windscreen eepisode a Chevrolet Impala. Full body respray from textured satin black and epiwode to Whistler White. Replaced ignition barrel and boot lock, alternator and fan belt, nearside front wing, windscreen, exhaust back box, door trim, removed rust and repainted nearside rear wing, polished body work; replaced the dealesr original offside front wheel and refurbished rims with new tyres; full engine service including changing the oil, replacing the oil filter, replacing the air filter and replacing the spark plugs.
Front seats refreshed by cleaning and dyeing to original creme colour. The rear axle and leafs springs were also repainted satin black, the exhaust seems to have either been replaced or cleaned up and the side skirts repainted but not mentioned on the show.
Replica inserts of the external oil-lamp headlamps made with a 3D printer to accommodate modern H7 LED bulbs. New leaf springs and shock absorbers, new clutch master and slave cylinders, new front and rear seats, steering wheel and roof assembly, door cards refurbished, two tyres replaced, new door mirrors and bonnet catches. Rusted body panels replaced.
Car was previously sent to Canada for several years before returning to the UK with a lacklustre set of Canada-spec alloy wheels. Non-working overdrive solenoid replaced. New fuel pump and hoses. Body dents pulled out and holes in the front undercarriage panel patched with fiberglass, exhaust manifold replaced, a full body respray, Wheels refurbished and fitted a new rear numberplate.
Replaced automatic gear selector cable with fishing line.
New oil sump gasket. Part of left rear wing replaced using part from donor panel. Ride height lowered by 50 mm using custom front springs and rear aluminium spacer blocks. It broke down halfway back to the UK and needed towing back.
Faded paint on the body was used to mark down the selling price. Satin alloy wheels chemically stripped, black powder coated and sprayed silver, front tyres replaced and tracking epiwode.
Full body vinyl wrap in light grey with a white hexagon pattern, reflective lines, and clear glitter. Car was originally from California and had its engine swapped with a cu in 6. Full detailing performed and ceramic coating applied. Full body respray from white to metallic orange, upgraded the original cc engine to cc with a twinhead cylinder port, aluminium oil cooler, alternator, new fan housing, twin carburetors, twin port manifolds, new air filters, new exhaust system, new tailgate with a new chrome VW badge, driver door, refurbished Recaro leather seats installed, chrome wheels, door cards, black vinyl interior panels, carpet, front and rear numberplates, front and rear windscreen rubber seals, removed the “eyelids” from the headlights.
During the episode, Mike and Edd made several references to the film American Gigolowhich featured a model similar to the car being restored. 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.
Engine serviced with new spark plugs and fluids. Headlamps upgraded to HIDfront 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.
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