How to Power Tune Rover V8 Engines for Road & Track

How to Power Tune Rover V8 Engines for Road & Track
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ISBN: 9781787111769
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How to Power Tune Rover V8 Engines for Road & Track includes everything you could want to know about increasing the performance and reliability of the Rover V8 engine which has been in production since 1967. Derived from a Buick design, the engine first appeared in the Rover P5B of 1967, but continued in use through subsequent Rover models: P6 and SD1. Not only a favorite of kit car builders, the Rover V8 also appeared in Morgans, TVRs, Land Rovers, Range Rovers, MGB V8 and the Leyland P76 in Australia. Coverage includes:
- Limitations of standard components
- Short block preparation/clearances
- Solving the oiling and main cap problems of pre-1994 cylinder blocks
- Full details of cylinder head modification
- Ooptimizing ignition settings
- Exhaust system requirements
- Holley, Weber & SU carburettor/inlet manifold options
- Camshaft & valve train requirements
- Modifications for racing
- Modifications for road use

The author

Hailing originally from New Zealand, Des Hammill is a professional engineer with many years of practical experience of building race-winning engines and solving technical problems. The author of several books in the SpeedPro series, Des writes in an easy to understand manner and gives step-by-step guidance. Des also takes his own photographs and creates his own line drawings.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 216 Pages
ISBN: 9781787111769
Illustrations: 190 color & b-w photos
Size: 8.1 in x 9.8 in / 205.74 mm x 248.92 mm
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