The 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… Read MoreRover V8 MegaSquirt P38 4.6 – extraEfi »
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.
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 4.6Litre Locost 4x4. I've changed from JEE Rover SD1 to Megasquirt 4.6
Rover 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… Read MoreDIY Stainless Rover V8 Headers »
The front propshaft for a 4x4 Locost 7 has to clear numerous components such as the starter, exhaust & steering. There needs to be a central Universal Joint.
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.
This Haynes Roadster has parts from many makes and models of cars: Ford Sierra 4x4 Cosworth, Scorpio, Jaguar X type, Austin Ambassador, Citroen BX, Mercedes SLK etc.