Vehicle: 1957 Ford Thunderbird
Work Completed: Manual window winders replaced for electric ones while still in the U.S, replaced seals in leaking power steering control valve and new hoses for the power steering system, retrofitted optional Dial-o-Matic power seats, new seat covers with correct colour coding, new soft top added, front and rear bumpers and front grille rechromed, colour-sanded the whole car instead of doing a respray and replaced faulty fuel sender unit.
Notes: Purchased from Sonoma, California. Restoration price includes £2,500 shipping. Restored car taken to Dunsfold for display at a grand car show. Sold to buyer who was looking for a car to use for his wedding (The buyer’s wedding pictures were later shown at the end credits).