Fitting a Rover V8 to a Sierra 4×4 Cosworth gearbox, hasn’t been easy. but finding a suitable clutch was very easy in the form of a Ford Transit.
There are numerous Rover V8 dimensions published on the web. I measured my engine with micrometers and most are somewhat wrong or misleading.
For a Rover V8 short water pump you have two options, the P6 or the later Serpentine 3.9 Land Rover item. You can shave nearly 50mm from the length of the Rover V8.
Fitting a MT75 Sierra Cosworth gearbox to a Rover V8 isn’t easy. You’ll need a rare Rover BW35 automatic gearbox housing a hacksaw and plenty of patience
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.
Modifying the Rover V8 inlet manifold trumpets can unleash more power and can let the engine breath more naturally.
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.
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.
I’ve been having fun converting my Rover V8 to Sierra Cosworth MT75 4×4. When you find the correct solution to a problem, sometimes it makes previous efforts look like a waste of effort. Rover V8 to MT75 gearbox using LT77…
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?
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