Vehicle: 1952 DeSoto Firedome 8
Purchase Price: £7,999
Final Cost After Restoration: £10,710
Final Selling Price: £14,811
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.