Series 10 Episode 7

Series: 10
Episode: 7
Vehicle: 1972 Lamborghini Urraco P250S

Episode 7

Work Completed: Refurbished engine: New timing belt installed, timing belt idler pulley bearings replaced, new distributor cap, HT leads, spark plugs, air filters installed. Engine oil and filter changed. Ignition timing set to 18° BTDC, four Weber two-barrel downdraft carburetors adjusted for correct idle, choke and A/F mixture. New clutch installed with a refurbished clutch plate and new clutch disc, new clutch slave cylinder and clutch release bearing, missing clutch slave cylinder return spring reinstalled, new custom made hydraulic pipe installed. Seized brakes refurbished by cleaning the brake discs and installing new brake pads. Clutch and brake fluids replaced.


Notes: Purchased from Kraków, Poland. Restoration price includes £3,000 shipping. Mike could not start the car due to loose cam belt and could not move the car due to seized brakes, as it was kept in storage for over six years. Restored car taken to Italy for its test drive and to participate in a parade to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini. Most expensive purchase made on any car to date.