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by Ian Anderson
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: sd 1 engine
Replies: 3
Views: 137

Re: sd 1 engine

If it is a kit car type hot rod, ie not converting an existing car, you will not get a licence registration to enable you to tow.

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: 4.6 RV8 rough power and trq estimate
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: 4.6 RV8 rough power and trq estimate

I have heard all sorts of numbers for power, but I have had mine checked 4 times. Original on engine dyno buy Eales once in the Uxbridge area and twice in Milton Keynes the numbers are within 3 ho TVR seems to make a lot more horses for same engine capacity, but perhaps. tVR horse is a Shetland pony...
by Ian Anderson
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: 4.6 RV8 rough power and trq estimate
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: 4.6 RV8 rough power and trq estimate

200 hp I would think. Reason 3.9 fully worked by John Eales with a JE 102 cam which is fairly radical, fully balanced, stage 3 heads yada yada That gives 256 hp at 6600 rpm You have less heads work, less cam and bigger capacity so will not rev as easily which is where my power comes in. Sorry if thi...
by Ian Anderson
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Cooling Area
Topic: Rover V8 Coolant Circulation Direction
Replies: 7
Views: 788

Re: Rover V8 Coolant Circulation Direction

Simplest is to drill a 1/4 inch hole in the outside of the thermostat and position this at top to help air bleeding.

It will allow some coolant flow and allow the hot stiff to get to the thermostat and allow it to open

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Rover V8 oil gallery detail
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: Rover V8 oil gallery detail

Could that threaded hole near it have been drilled too deep and the oil escape through the threads?
The sleeve would stop that happening?

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Sun Sep 01, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: Oil pump
Replies: 10
Views: 326

Re: Oil pumilter.

Not sure if it will cause this but change the make of oil filter
Some have the required non return valve and some makes do not!

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
Topic: Oil pump
Replies: 10
Views: 326

Re: Oil pump

Check for leaks around the oil pump
If oil gets out air gets in when the engine is not running

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Electrical & Ignition Area
Topic: Time to start wiring the car!
Replies: 96
Views: 4006

Re: Time to start wiring the car!

I hear what you say Stevie, but the circuit breaker is there to protect the wiring and items attached. Main breaker 300 amp so wire from battery to breaker if it got hot can run less than 300 amp. So it is undersized. If the 300 amp breaker did not break the short is on the hot side( battery to) of ...
by Ian Anderson
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Electrical & Ignition Area
Topic: Time to start wiring the car!
Replies: 96
Views: 4006

Re: Time to start wiring the car!

Makes me think that wire is under sized.
But I am no expert on wire sizing

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Engines Area
Topic: Anyone got a V8 to donate to charity?
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Anyone got a V8 to donate to charity?

How about a VW beetle aircooled one?
Simplicity itself, and light to move around

Can also leave one head on and one off!

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Discounts Offered To Forum Members
Topic: AvantusHR
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: AvantusHR

Many thanks for your and the other Admins hard work in policing the forum. I was just bored on a rainy Saturday hence my reply to him!
It helps keep the forum clean and correctly focussed.

Cheers
Ian
by Ian Anderson
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Discounts Offered To Forum Members
Topic: AvantusHR
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: AvantusHR

Sir
I am interested as to what V8 you would suggest to work along with your HR software.

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Drivetrain & Transmission Area
Topic: Wheel/Tyre Advice
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: Wheel/Tyre Advice

Straight line only, sorry not much idea, but if you decide to use the steering wheel and go around bends, Avon CR6 series tyres will stick like crazy and still give you a reasonable mileage before worn out

Ian
by Ian Anderson
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Brakes & Suspension Area
Topic: Flexible Brake Hose
Replies: 8
Views: 957

Re: Flexible Brake Hose

Think auto also do this
https://www.thinkauto.com/

Ian

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