As stated, this car was built to compete in the Practical Performance Car magazines £999 challenge. As such, a record of expenses has been kept and is reproduced here.
1991 BMW E34 525i
Given to me for free but to keep in the spirit of the competition I took it to the local breakers for a valuation. It weighed in at 1.48t which at the time gave it a value of £59.20 Plus £20 for the four alloy wheels. Plus £5 charge for weighing it.
Used radiator £25 Wheel balancing £17
Materials for Modifications
Acrylic sheet for windows £60 Plastic for door cards £20 Used bucket seats (not used) £10 Harnesses (not used) £??? Door Mirrors (not used) £10
Well, the two that I had anyway. Everything else was secondhand cash in hand...
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