Wheeler Dealers Series 14

Wheeler Dealers: S14 E8 – Austin-Healey 3000 Mark III BJ8 Convertible

Budget: $40,000
Purchase Price: $35,000
Final Cost: $44,535
Selling Price: $71,000
Profit/Loss: +$26,465

Work Completed: Engine oil leak sorted by installing new cork gasket. Radiator recored and repainted. Custom stainless steel exhaust manifold fabricated to replace the factory cast iron ones. Exhaust system replaced with custom fabricated stainless steel side exit units with two mufflers instead of four. Dual SU carburettors replaced with triple Weber units. Non-working overdrive solenoid replaced. Black vinyl interior re-trimmed in red leather and new carpets installed. Dashboard veneer refurbished. Aftermarket luggage rack removed. Car cleaned and detailed.

Notes: Restored car sold at a Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction for US$71,000. Highest profit made on any car.

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Paul burgoyne June 17, 2021 at 10:17 am

So the auction house did not charge for selling . This program never shows all costs .

peter July 4, 2019 at 8:59 pm

Nice car, bad interior it should have been tan not red/pink


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