Vehicle: 1959 MGA
Purchase Price: £8,427
Final Cost After Restoration: £16,161
Final Selling Price: £22,671
Original air date: 6 April 2015
Work Completed: Engine oil seal and crankshaft ring replaced with larger units with the engine plate modified to accommodate them. Engine and engine bay degreased. Boot cleaned of surface rust and repainted with stone chip undercoating. Rusted body panels replaced. Body resprayed from white to black (the original factory colour). New front drum brakes. Steel wheels replaced with wire wheels; new hubs installed to accommodate them. Brightwork rechromed; new indicator light housings and MG badges. Original red leather interior replaced with tan leather. Faded wooden dashboard wrapped in leather; speedo and rev counters replaced with second-hand units. New interior door pulls. New wooden steering wheel.