Engines

Rover V8 Trigger Wheel – Megasquirt

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A Megasquirt ECU requires a 36-1 trigger input. Many people fit a trigger wheel to the front pulley, however I wanted to use one similar to a Range Rover P38 automatic flex-plate or a 4.0 Discovery Manual flywheel.

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Rover V8 MegaSquirt P38 4.6 – extraEfi – 2

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I’ve been working on the Megasquirt ECU for my 4.6 P38 Rover V8. Progress has been slow, partly because it’s summer but mostly because everything I do seems to get double and triple checked. If you’re fitting a Rover V8…

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Rover V8 MegaSquirt P38 4.6 – extraEfi

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Rover V8 Megasquirt P38 4.6ltrThe original plan was to utilise a John Earle Engineering tweaked ECU, but along came a bargain cheap MS1 Rover V8 Megasquirt made by extraEfi previously fitted to a 4.6Litre Stag. A separate purchase gave me various hoses, brackets and…

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Locost Stainless Exhaust

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Locost stainless exhaustWhen your Locost has 2 exhausts, and they wind through the suspension, progress can be slow. It makes you appreciate why a professionally made system costs 14 times what I’ve laid out. If you were making exhausts day in day…

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Handmade Stainless Exhaust System

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Handmade Stainless ExhaustA complete V8 dual handmade stainless exhaust system for less money than that fitted to my family hatchback. £250 for something that should outlast the car.

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Rover V8 Serpentine Belt

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Rover V8 Serpentine BeltThe standard 4.6 Litre Rover V8 has a really long Serpentine belt. It drives a lot of equipment I don’t need such as air conditioning and power steering. Mine was fitted with a 7PK2320 belt. That’s a 7 ridge flat belt, 2320mm long. With all the ancillaries fitted, the engine simply didn’t come close to fitting in the engine bay.

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Rover V8 Locost 4.6Litre 4×4

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Rover V8 4.6Litre Locost 4×4. I’ve changed from JEE Rover SD1 to Megasquirt 4.6

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DIY Stainless Rover V8 Headers

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Rover V8 Headers - StainlessRover V8 headers made from stainless aren’t easy to make DIY. I started them nearly a year ago, but they’re finally finished. My previous attempt at making stainless headers My first attempt used bits of hoover tube. They were a…

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Rover V8 Stainless Headers

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Rover V8 Stainless HeadersHomemade Rover V8 Stainless Headers for 1/4 of the retail price! Made from an old vacuum cleaner, cheap Chinese collectors and laser cut header plates.

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Rover V8 4×4 Haynes Roadster

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Rover V8 to MT75 4×4 gearbox conversion successfully installed into Haynes Roadster Kit Car

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