Vehicle: 1989 Land Rover Defender 90
Purchase Price: £3,000
Final Cost After Restoration: £5,677
Final Selling Price: £6,000
Original air date: 26 October 2010
Work Completed: Fitted an aftermarket hi-lift camshaft, replaced the hydraulic valve lifters, replaced the original steel wheels with a set of modern Defender alloys, fitted new modern headlight surrounds, which were repainted silver, replaced the original orange front indicator lenses and clear bulbs with clear lenses and orange bulbs, had the aftermarket bonnet checkerplate powdercoated satin black, replaced the steering wheel with an aftermarket unit, replaced the seat bottoms, fitted a new front grill, which was repainted silver, fitted a new front bumper, replaced the original front “Land Rover 90” decal with a modern “Land Rover” sticker and relocated it to the bonnet tip, replaced the passenger and rear doors, installed a pair of rear side windows and a full respray from blue with a white roof to all Gunmetal Gray.