His son, having stripped it down to a shell, lost interest and the project ground to a halt remaining in this state until I bought it in photo 1. Thankfully when the car was originally stripped everything had been carefully labelled and boxed up. This was to help later. Having collected the shell and its boxes of bits I was able to fully establish what had to be done to restore the car.
As with all engine conversions, there are very many considerations at every stage of the project. This is not intended to be a comprehensive 'to-do' list nor a set of instructions. It's possible to buy all the items needed for a conversion off-the-shelf, from engine mounts to propshaft; the trade-off of course is cost vs. Your engine bay will look something like this; the battery is destined for the rhs of the bay in this picture; other conversions put the battery in the boot:.