Tuning and Modifying the Rover V8 Engine

Tuning and Modifying the Rover V8 Engine
Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781785006036
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Tuning the Rover V8 Engine is an essential read that covers all aspects of tuning this versatile and much-loved engine, with an emphasis on selecting the correct combination of parts for your vehicle and its intended use.  

Topics include:
  • Short engine – component selection and assembly
  • cylinder head modifications and aftermarket cylinder heads
  • camshaft and valve-train – selection and set-up
  • intake and exhaust systems
  • cooling system
  • carburettors and fuel injection
  • distributor and distributor-less ignition systems
  • engine management
  • LPG conversions
  • supercharging and turbo-charging

The author

Daniel R. Lloyd and Nathan J. Lloyd are brothers who originally started out their careers as professional engineers within the aerospace and automotive engineering industries before starting their automotive tuning company, Lloyd Specialist Developments Ltd - specialising in tuning the Rover V8 engine.  Daniel and Nathan have also written technical articles for various magazines, includng Sprint, the monthly publication for TVR owners.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781785006036
Illustrations: 313 color photos
Size: 7.44 in x 9.68 in / 188.98 mm x 245.87 mm

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