But with a limited budget and some very off-the-wall ideas will this gamble land them a big profit or major loss? So he decides to combine his two loves and build a Ford rally car, buying a Mk2 Escort project car which has already had lots of money spent on it. Ever the optimist, Mike buys it anyway, hoping to turn it into a money-spinner by getting Edd to spice up the engine and swap the sluggish auto for a manual transmission — but can Edd deliver and still leave room for a profit? Status: Returning Series Downloads Episode - 10: 1970 Ford Bronco Mike seeks a classic adventure, and finds it in a 1970 Ford Bronco. Edd comes up with a visual transformation which he thinks will address the failures of the original styling and attract a 21st Century buyer. Neither of them are legally able to drive a rally circuit either — immediate action is needed! The only rust-free car Mike can find in his budget is an automatic with a wheezing engine. Episode - 2: Ford F1 Pickup Truck A pickup truck is a stateside icon and Mike is keen to get into the booming classic truck market.
Can they beat the original performance of the Maserati and still turn a profit? First impressions can be deceiving, and our Bronco quickly shows its true colour — rust. But these cars are rare, and Mike has to travel all the way to Chicago — almost 2,000 miles — to find one. Can Mike find the solution to what may be a lost cause? Mike is excited, but Edd is worried about the risk of zero profit. . But will this eccentric truck with its unique Wheeler Dealers style find a buyer willing to pay a premium? The engine is pulled out and given a once over, the exterior is transformed with some clever touches and eventually this car is ready once again to proudly cruise to the diner for a milkshake! Trouble is good ones are starting to go for big money. Our car has had a bad custom job, so Mike and Edd set about addressing the damage to give this stunning cruiser back some class. Because it looks great, goes around corners well, and sells for high prices.
When Mike tracks down a California car for restoration he thinks it will be easy for Edd — just a few cosmetic jobs. Can they flip this Thing around? For the first series the budget was £1,000 for series 2, £2,000 and for series 3 £3,000. Their first ever electric car project has Edd dancing, and Mike worried. The bodywork has already been stripped of paint and this patina gives Mike an idea — give this down-at-heel Ford a vintage rusted look. Edd discovers it hides some gremlins, which will make it hard to sell in hot California.
Episode - 16: 1985 Maserati Bi-Turbo Whilst looking for a 1985 Maserati Bi-Turbo, Mike discovers a truly unique example: a Bi-Turbo without a Bi-Turbo! Each project spans a pair of 30-minute episodes, in which Mike buys a vehicle, turns it over to Edd for repairs, then sells it on. The show's premise is that Brewer and China are on a mission to save 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. Trouble is they rusted and today cars in good condition with manual gearboxes are going for a fortune. Edd unpacks a host of problems beneath its already rough exterior. Episode - 8: DeSoto Firedome 8 This fabulous fifties coupe has more than great styling on its side because under the bonnet is one of the first ever Hemi, a legendary V8 engine which kick-started the U. .
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