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Ed got to choose this week's car and the rare Amphicar is a typically crazy choice for him. He's always wanted to work on one and this week he finally got to. With Ed choosing this week's car you'd expect it to be a bit crazy, and it is - the Amphicar.moreless
Passion guides the guys this week, as they acquire a Maserati 3200GT.
Mike crosses the pond and lands in California, looking to buy a part-restored Camaro.
Mike crosses the Pond and finds a 56-year-old Citroen 2CV, retired in the sunny south of France. In order for Ed to fix the car, they first have to get it back to England.moreless
Mike finds a wankel-engined Mazda RX7 that appears to have nothing wrong with it and tasks Edd with making a good car even better.
Mike goes in search for the last of the air-cooled 911's - the 993.
A classic Ford hot hatch is featured this week ready to wear some original Sunburst Red.
Mike finds a decent Elise in blue. Edd works his usual magic including boosting power from 118bhp to over 150.
Mike travels to Poland as this is the only place he can find a specimen. A delighted Ed then gets to work on the £21,000 car.
Ed replaces cracked manifolds, refurbishes the alloys and amongst other things replaces the front tyres.
Mike secures a decent example. Ed converts the car to run on unleaded fuel, drains and flushed the coolant system, replaces the fuel pump with a modern variant and re-pads the seats.
Nissan Skyline from the show Wheeler Dealers is a Discovery Factual Channel of the Year episode airing October 9, 2012. In this show, Mike's search for a modern classic finds him certain that he has found the car that is sure to bring him a profit when he locates a Nissan Skyline. It is low cost to operate and a sure charm that he commissions Edd to convert into a powerful racer that can drift around the track corners and show off his rear wheels.moreless
Mike heads for the States where he finds a decent jeep for $13,000. He gets it home and hands it over to Ed. Several missing parts are required including the first aid box, wipers and jerrycan holder. The seat cushions are replaced and a hole in the floor is repaired. The faulty gearbox is also repaired.moreless