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Neilr
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PostPosted: Thu May 11, 2017 10:48 am    Post subject: Hello Reply with quote

Just thought I say hi I have a 71 Rover 3500 P6. Have done quite a bit of work to it recently but still it doesn't run right. Hope someone on hear can help. Neil
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PostPosted: Thu May 11, 2017 4:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello! Photos, and a description of your problem(s)?

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PostPosted: Thu May 11, 2017 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

scudderfish wrote:
Hello! Photos, and a description of your problem(s)?

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David
Problem is wont run without choke. Have so far rebuilt carbs and fuel pump changed cam followers and timing chain. Tried electronic ignition. And its still the same.
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PostPosted: Thu May 11, 2017 8:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi and welcome to the mad house

If the followers were worn then the cam will also be worn, Rover V8's are notorious for cam wear.

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PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2017 7:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Hi and welcome to the mad house

If the followers were worn then the cam will also be worn, Rover V8's are notorious for cam wear.

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The worn cam was replaced with a new 3.9 cam from V8Tuner.
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