Engines

Handmade Stainless Exhaust

Handmade Stainless Exhaust System

A 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.
Rover V8 Serpentine Belt

Rover V8 Serpentine Belt

The 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.
Rover V8 Stainless Headers

Rover V8 Stainless Headers

Homemade 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.

Rover V8 vs Lexus V8 Dimensions

Modern V8's are getting smaller and more powerful. The Lexus V8 is growing in popularity among builders and with the good old fashioned Rover V8 getting a little long in the tooth, is it a serious contender?