I think we need a thread like this to admire or scorn the creativity of the diverse community of P6 owners.
We could probably do a similar thread on P5's and P4's.... whats that did I hear a pin drop? though I have got to admit I have seen the odd P5 or 2 with some far out work done unto them...
Yes crap tools at extravagant prices but unfortunately there is now a generation of mechanics out there that have been brain washed as to their quality due to that van that just turns up like clock work to milk the suckers who know no better.
You could imagine the Rover sales pitch (pun intended ) "Every car comes with 4 sets of stage 4 ear protectors" or if it was 2020 release "active noise cancellation in car" ( and ear protectors too ).
Really can't understand why this particular Rover never went into production it had so many...
Not to mention higher priced and harder to find petrol when running with the 10.5:1 setup.
If you are missing the extra HP (on paper anyway) that the 10.5 ratio gives you could get some 3500S exhaust headers which should more than make up for the difference.
Luckily the previous owner has supplied a box of incense to mask the smell and decay of 70's (in this case 69) British manufacturing standards.
A bit of Shabby Chic' if ever I saw it, just that touch beyond comfortably worn.
They never caught on in my country and were a bit of a rarity but unfortunately being rare in the car world doesn't mean they are sought after or command a higher collectors price. Usually the converse is true the more popular and plentiful they were later in life as people try to relive their...