DIY English Wheel

English Wheel Homemade DIYA DIY English Wheel from scrap steel tube and an old Lathe tail-stock? Surely that’s not possible? – Well I thought I give it a go.

Rover V8 Timing Chain Cover Part 3

A Rover V8 Serpentine Timing Chain cover may save you valuable inches when trying to squeeze an engine into a Kit Car or Hot Rod.

Rover V8 Inlet Trumpets

Modifying the Rover V8 inlet manifold trumpets can unleash more power and can let the engine breath more naturally.

Rover V8 Timing Chain Cover – Part2

The Rover V8 Serpentine Timing Cover has a built in oil pump and is smaller than the SD1 item. This is great if you are having clearance issues.

Rover V8 Plenum Chamber

Rover V8 PlenumFitting the Rover V8 into a Haynes Roadster isn’t going to be easy. Putting the plenuum chamber into CAD will enable me to work out the height of the engine relative to the bodywork.

Rover V8 Timing Chain Cover

The Rover V8 has been fitted with many front timing chain covers and water pumps. What is the shortest water pump and can billet aluminium pulleys be fitted?

Rover V8 CAD

The BW35 bellhousing for the Rover V8 hasn’t arrived, so I’ve started drawing up other parts of the engine. This may look like just another rocker box, but in fact it is actually a sign that I’ve decided to draw…

Sierra 3.9:1 Front Differential

The Ford Sierra Front Differential is available in two ratios. 3.62:1 and 3.92:1.

Jaguar AJ-V8 CAD

As you may imagine the CAD and measuring process for the Jaguar AJ-V8 has been very slow. Apart from the fact that every dimension seems bigger than my height gauges or micrometers, it’s a little complicated! So far I’ve measured…

Supercharged Jaguar XJR V8

A Supercharged Jaguar AJ-V8 4.0 litre in a Haynes Roadster can’t be too hard, can it? Why 400+BHP and 4×4 a few things may need changing.

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