Purchase Price: US$14,000 (£8,950)
Final Cost: £16,665
Selling Price: £25,000
Work Completed: Steering mechanism upgraded with rack-and-pinion setup. Steel wheels widened for “deep dish” look and painted black with white centre. Gear shaft refurbished with new bushings; gear selector upgraded with a quick shifter. Chrome with red stripe brightwork added to accent the black bodywork. Window tint film removed; black window frames replaced with new aluminium units and chrome window catches added. Bare interior resprayed white with creme vinyl panels and grey carpeting added. Aftermarket bucket seats replaced with white reproduction vinyl twin bench seats. New steering wheel, retro style radio, vintage clock, and ashtray. U.S.-spec rear lights replaced with UK-spec units with new wiring.
Notes: Purchased from Greenville, South Carolina. Restoration price includes £2,000 shipping. Sold at asking price.