Thinking about the cam running in procedure.
Always advised as the 20 min @ 2000 rpm from start up (which I will follow)
What happened when the cars were new ?
The original running in procedure would probably have involved gentle driving for first 500 / 1000 miles ?
Is this why many cams...
Has anyone used Tech Autos as advertised on eBay for their carpet sets ?
It's getting to the stage when I need to source a good - fitting and quality - carpet set and recommendation is everything as they say.
On closer inspection - my recently acquired bonnet has been repaired in the past and will need a lot more work than anticipated.
So I am now looking for a - complete - series 1 V8 bonnet - including finishing strip - in good un damaged condition.
Please message if you have one.
Last attempt for my favourite wheels !
Does anyone have an - excellent - set of chrome Rostyles they are interested in selling.
I will pay sensible money for the right set - but no 'speckley' chrome 'good for their age' etc please.
Ideally the proper P6 V8 14" 5.5's - but if excellent might...
21k FROM NEW 3500S for sale - TOTALLY RUST FREE - UNWELDED BASE UNIT.
Please read following information - it is a very accurate description.
1) Late model - registered March 1977.
2) Brasilia - beige cloth - brown vinyl - sundym - power steering.
3) Last on road 1989 and dry stored (mostly)...
I have just looked over a pair of SDI cylinder heads I bought online.
Am I correct in thinking they are not handed as when casting numbers are both visible the heads effectively look the same hand ?
My car has a 35 which drains fluid - leaks - when stood which is fairly normal from previous posts.
But - only has to stand for a couple of days to do this - puddles and burning off exhaust.
I have bought a later good 65 box / torque convertor - no leaks.
Is swapping these over 'nuts and...
Does anyone have any current mixing formulas for Zircon blue please.
I have had a couple of samples mixed using ICI formulas found online - they are a much darker blue and lack greenish tint (checked against un faded)
Has anyone got a set of locks with keys please for series 2.
Both front doors - boot - petrol cap.
I have ignition key - but non of the above and am not sure if others are odd (changed over the years)
Can anyone recommend a company that can check over / overhaul my box - which will be removed from car - in Berkshire area ?
The box has cherry red fluid and performed ok on a short drive 5 years ago but during lay up leaks a lot of fluid.
Read articles posted previously and assumed converter...
I have joined the forum to 'revitalise' my project which I have owned for 5 years.
My Rover is a 1971 3500 automatic - Zircon blue - Sandalwood leather - no power steering - early carbs - hooked choke & reserve knobs - square Rover lettering to the bootlid.
This was my late grandfathers...
I should have joined long ago as I have enjoyed reading topics on the forum for some time now.
The story so far........In 1976 my late grandfather bought GAN 340J a 1971 Zircon blue 3500 automatic with sandalwood leather interior - and no power steering !! At the time it was 5 years old...