Recent content by levears

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    Water pump and fan question

    I am restoring a 1970 Rover P6 3500 NADA. I replaced the water pump with a GWP 310 which is the unit both Rimmer and JR Waddams sell. My A/C car came with a viscous coupling to the fan. This water pump does not appear to work with a viscous coupling. I don't see a way to remove the hub from...
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    P6 Fuel fittings size and thread

    Folks I am trying to replace the piping and fittings that go from the Fuel sender unit to the reserve tap and electric fuel pump. I'm having trouble determining the thread size and pitch of these fittings. Can anyone tell me what the thread size and pitch are on the reserve valve and/or the...
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    Rocker Baffle plates

    Folks I need some clarification on installing the rocker baffle plates. I know that if set the rocker assembly on the work bench with the valve end of the rocker toward me, and the push rod end of the rocker away from me, that one of the baffle plates belongs on the left end of the assembly...
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    Help with Real Steel oil upgrade

    Folks I'm stilling the real steel oil pump upgrade kit. I notice there is a "T" stamped onto the idler gear. I don't see any reference to this in the instructions. Is this indicating which way the gear should be installed? Thanks Simon
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    Hello from Oregon USA

    I thought it might be time for an update. I got the car back from the painter and have slowly bolting things back on as I refurbish them. Here's the car, with the two parts cars in the background. Here's the engine compartment Front Suspension Rear Suspension The progress on the car...
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    Auto to Manual question

    I am converting my P6 3500 NADA spec from Automatic to Manual. I'm using the kit from Dellow in Australia and installing a Toyota 5 speed. I'm looking for pictures and advice on mounting the clutch master cylinder. Can anyone share how you did this, or at least a picture of the set up of a...
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    Fuel Plumbing hardware

    Folks. I'm looking to replace some of the hardware that exists between the fuel tank and the carburetors in my 1970 Rover P6 3500S NADA and I'm having a challenge identifying and sourcing the parts. These parts are pictured on page 62 of my Haynes manual in Figure 3.11. There are two metal...
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    V-8 Balancer

    Folks I have three 1970 Rover P6 3500S Nada spec cars. When I purchased them, two had motors, and the third one had no motor, but had air conditioning. So I am planning to put the air conditioning in the car I am restoring. I have all the parts, except the harmonic balancer/crankshaft...
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    Hello from Oregon USA

    Hello fellow P6 fans. I just joined the forum. I have three 1970 Rover P6 3500S Nada spec cars and I'm in the process of restoring one of them. As you can see it is currently at the painter. I also own a 1952 Austin Sommerset, (restored) and a 1969 MGB roadster (to be restored) I look...