Purchase Price: US$11,750 (£7,500)
Final Cost: £14,030
Selling Price: £23,000
Work Completed: New gearbox oil sump, gasket, and filter. Wiring loom sorted. Braking system upgraded with brake servo and new master cylinder. New power steering mechanism; alternator moved to the opposite side of the engine to make room for the power steering pump. Non-authentic “SS” badges replaced with original or blank units; “SS” badges on the wings resprayed in Le Mans Blue to cover up the holes. New binnacle lenses, car stereo, and door cards. Windshield wipers and new brightwork installed.
Notes: Purchased from San Diego, California. Restoration price includes £2,500 shipping. Original straight-six engine was swapped with an Edelbrock 350 cid V8. Previous owner abandoned restoration project, but supplied the old and replacement parts with the car. Restored car taken to the Ace Cafe London to be sold at a car meet.