English Wheel Homemade DIY

DIY English Wheel

A 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 Plenum

Rover V8 Plenum Chamber

Fitting 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… Read More »Rover V8 CAD

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… Read More »Jaguar AJ-V8 CAD

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 4x4 a few things may need changing.