Wheeler Dealers Series 9

Wheeler Dealers: S9 E3 – BMW M5 E39

Budget: £5,000
Purchase Price: £4,000
Final Cost: £5,770
Selling Price: £6,500
Profit/Loss: +£730

Work Completed: New front suspension strut mounts fitted, worn alternator bearings replaced instead of buying whole new part. “Angel eyes” headlights and taillights from 2001 model year fitted, auto-dimming rearview mirror and nearside rear view mirror replaced, bonnet repaired and resprayed, missing sound damping under the bonnet refitted, new air filters fitted and alloy wheels refurbished and painted in gunmetal metallic paint.

Notes: Engine had claimed extra 30 hp via undisclosed means. Tyres were originally mismatched and worn and were changed but not revealed on show. Restored car achieved a top speed of 170 mph. Sold at asking price.

Rating: 8.0/10. From 1 vote.
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