Ford Sierra MT75 Gearbox
Rover V8 to MT75 4x4 gearbox conversion successfully installed into Haynes Roadster Kit Car
Fitting a Rover V8 to a Sierra 4x4 Cosworth gearbox, hasn't been easy. but finding a suitable clutch was very easy in the form of a Ford Transit.
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
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… Read MoreRover V8 to MT75 Adaptor Plate – part 3 »
Rover V8 to Sierra MT75 adaptor using the Borg Warner 35 (BW35) automatic bellhousing from the P5B and P6B.
An Mt75 4x4 gearbox has an integral bellhousing. Mating to a Rover V8 will require the removal of the standard bellhousing and replacement by an LT77 removable item
The MT75 4x4 gearbox has been trial fitted to my Haynes Roadster. Unfortunately, I may have a very small modification to one chassis rail.
The standard Haynes Roadster chassis needed some additional strength added to it's gearbox tunnel. I given this car a backbone chassis similar to a Lotus.
Haynes Roadster rebody or a complete restart? The new CAD derived design will be a bit of both.