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  1. Mark Tate

    Engine cuts out when hot

    think my carbs need tuning as when warm the car idles to a halt whilst in drive could be induction pipe got Ron the classic mechanic over thursday .so hopefull should find out the problem apart from that she starts and runs brilliantly .
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    Engine cuts out when hot

    Im in basing stoke little village just outside got a guy coming over on wednesday to have a look hes done a fair bit of work on her and hes old school classics hoping he can cure the problem nothing worse when out on the road and you have to keep putting her in neutral to start her up.
  3. Mark Tate

    Engine cuts out when hot

    Many thanks , think a full engine tune and service looks the way to go .
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    Engine cuts out when hot

    Hi guys brandy when at temperature keeps stalling thats on normal idle she doesthe same when in drive she dies down and i have to keep starting her up ? but when driving shes brilliant no probs its the idling issues i have and i can smell a little wiff of fuel and a bit of black smoke now and...
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    Engine cuts out when hot

    hi my v8 rover p6 has been running great up until now she now has trouble starting and she keeps losing revs in drive and in neutral ,could this be the rotary arm or carbs ? as oil pressure is good as with the temparature .
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    BRANDY THE 1971 3500 P6 ROVER CROSSOVER ONGOING PROJECT.

    Many thanks mrtask.. I will put up some photos and more info as she progresses
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    BRANDY THE 1971 3500 P6 ROVER CROSSOVER ONGOING PROJECT.

    I aquired brandy my 1971 p6 rover cross over series 1 /2 as she is known on 3rd of June Just before my major opp i had to have in Southampton General , from a well known respected p6 enthusiast guy i was lucky to meet before his untimely death .Dave Pilkie from Bristol he had the car a number...
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    Why is my Rover P6 Overheating?

    Yer my head gasget and cam shaft have gone in my v8 luckily ive got a brill friend that can help me .
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    Government MOT exempt discussion forum

    True but as these car s are 45 something years old not many youngsters at MOT garages understand these cars basics yes lights brakes and horn ..but common sense if owning one should prevail on these older classic beauties but a basic Mot wouldnt hurt .
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    No Dont Stop The Carnival .Shes very trumpeted yknow !!

    No Dont Stop The Carnival .Shes very trumpeted yknow !!
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    RoverFest - 50 years of the Rover V8

    well half an 8 you'd be more than welcome .
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    Soundtracks

    for me songs from 1970 to 1980 ...oh and No dont stop the carnival ..as she looks the part !
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    Government MOT exempt discussion forum

    Im in to minds about keeping the MOT on these cars as you know when somethings not right with them you naturally have them fixed and not left so as a major accident is caused common sense i guess .
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    RoverFest - 50 years of the Rover V8

    hopefully i will be there with brandy me v8
  15. Mark Tate

    Hello

    Hi my names mark and i joined way back in may this year ..sorry for late reply , so hello to all you p6 guys x
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