Purchase Price: $6,500
Final Cost: $10,865
Selling Price: $12,000
Work Completed: Cracked exhaust manifold repaired and new exhaust system fitted. Cylinder head skimmed and head gasket replaced with modern units made from graphite. Interior upholstery and trim refurbished. Wheels refinished with diamond-cut finish. Pop-up headlamps realigned.
Notes: Single-owner car since 1984. Mike couldn’t find any replacement velour for restoring the interior, so he opted to refurbish it.