Wheeler Dealers Season 12 Episode 8

1952 DeSoto Firedome 8 - All Season 12 episodes

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Vehicle: 1952 DeSoto Firedome 8

Budget: £9,599

Purchase Price: £7,999

Final Cost After Restoration: £10,710

Final Selling Price: £14,811

Profit/Loss: +£3,863

Original air date: 11 May 2015

Work Completed: Flat silver painted bumpers and brightwork rechromed. Engine heads refurbished with new valve guides, seats and polished valves, resulting in a gain of 30 bhp. Added remote controlled door opening mechanism and poppers to compensate for the shaved door handles; new 8 volt battery added for the mechanism. The dark tint on the windows was removed to give the car more appeal. New steel wheels with chrome hubcaps and whitewall tyres.

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