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  1. DamianZ28

    P6 V8 rear main oil seal.

    Quick question, l have the auto box off my car as converting to LT77 5spd manual, car is 1974 model with the later rubber rear main crankshaft seal, seams fairly dry but can l replace it without having to remove sump and rear end cap? Thanks Damian
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    SD1 V8 engine and P6 BW35 auto box for sale

    Have this listed, can end early if anybody is interested, also not listed will be also for sale the BW35 box from my P6 V8 with the shifter/rods and flex plate once I remove it from the car, has no reverse though so good for spares. Rover V8 SD1 Engine & P6 V8 BW35 Autobox. Collection only! |...
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    2000/2200 Pedal box wanted for manual conversion

    Does anybody have a 2nd hand pedal box from a 2000/2200 P6, see my link below to show what I bought last time in 2014, will need the connecting rod too as the clutch master cylinder will going next the brake Master/C. The brake rod connecting is fine as that is what I used last time. Cheers...
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    New Project begins, 1974 P6 3500 V8

    Hi everybody, been a while since I was last on here so good to post this! So yes looking for another project, budget will be around £2500-£2750 which I know isn’t much by today’s prices as everything that is considered a classic is now a ridiculous high price. So what I would like is another...
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    Hot wire a P5B without an ignition switch any ideas?

    Hi guys, have got a over P5b V8 in my garage as a spares car, I 'm going to use the V8 & BW35 for a hotrod project but before I remove them from the car I want to see if I Can get it running. Slight problem is there in no ignition switch or dashboard, just a bunch of wires hanging down..eeek...
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    Rover P5B V8 Saloon spares/Panels ect

    I am breaking a 1972 Rover P5B Saloon 'spares car' . I have three doors. bonnet, boot, stainless door top trim, front screen clips, passenger seat height adjuster and various other parts. I am keep the engine & box Please PM for more details, thanks Damian
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    On ebay, ends soon my red modified 72 V8 P6

    Sadly it's now for sale, end tomorrow eve 10:30pm, sad but needs must: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1972-ROVER-P6 ... 6371615680
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    New Alternator 11AC required, where can I get one ?

    Hi there, just had the alternator go bang & seize on my 72 P6 V8, where is the best place to order a replacement & what's the cost ? its a 11AC version. Cheers Damian
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    new clutch issues after conversion

    Hi Guys, Having trouble engaging the gears after completing the conversion from auto to LT77 sd1 manual on my V8 P6 Have just fitted a new braided flexi pipe between the clutch master & slave cylinder, bled using a self bleeding kit. Clutch plate & pressure plate is an AP Performance version...
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    Clutch Master cylinder thread size for union on 3500s

    Hi Guys, Embarressingly I cannot remember for the life of me the actual thread size for the union fitting for my clutch master cylinder , its a 3500s version. I ask as I want to get a flexi staniless version made up, I got a copper version but not very flexible, the SD1 slave cylinder is an M12...
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    LT77 G/box prop flange different to BW35 g/box propflange ?

    In the final stages of finishing my conversion from BW auto to LT77 SD1 manual, fitted new UJ's to the Propshaft, went to bolt back on only to discover the bolt holes on my auto prop are different to that on the SD1 LT77 prop flange, Only two holes lines up, :evil: Now I was tired as it was...
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    SD1 LT77 breather cap, required or not?

    Having nearly finished fitting the LT77 SD1 box to my 3500 P6, I still didnt get to sourcing the breather cap that sits on the top of the gear casing, will this cause oil to spew out under pressure whilst running or wil it be ok? Cant seem to find one anywhere :( Cheers Damian
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    pipe for master & slave clutch cylinder, SORTED I hope !

    Hi, I'm the middle of conversting my 73 P6 V8 from BW 35 to LT77 5 spd. All going well, I'm using a new SD1 clutch slave cylinder/pushrod, new SD1 pivot arm, release bearing and AP clutch kit for the SD1. (the engine block is the SD1 unit that came with the gearbox) I need to know what the...
  14. DamianZ28

    Changing input/output shaft seals on SD1 LT77

    HI Guys, Am in the middle of my gearbox swap from BW35 to SD1 lT77 manual 5spd on my 72P6 V8, its 2600 police spec with V8 bell housing from a mid 80's SD1. Is it a relatively easy task to do ? I'm not scared just want to know if once I remove the casings to do the front/rear seals, will a...
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    For Sale BW35 Auto box removed from my 72P6 V8

    Hi, Have my BW35 auto box for sales, just removed from my own 1972 3500P6 as changing for LT77 5spd manual. Box has covered 77k miles, no issues, slight clunk when changing down to first when its warm, kick down was great and up through the gears fine. Comes with torque converter, rear mounting...
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    STOP PRESS, CANT DO IT, FOR SALE MY 1972 ROVER P6 V8:

    STOP PRESS, I SIMPLEY CANT SELL IT, JUST STARED AT IT IN MY GARAGE AND NO IT HAS TO STAY WITH ME! ................................................................................................................................... 1It hurts to type this but I'm regrettably offering for sale my...
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    3500s complete pedal box assembly

    I'm going to start my BW35 auto to 5 spd LT77 conversion, so I'm after the complete pedal box assembly with the clutch/brake pedals, all the linkage from the clutch, bell crank lever, push rod and mounting that the clutch slave cylinder bolts to, all the bolts aswell would be a bonus. Also need...
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    Which SD1 clutch kit to get Self centering or non self cent?

    Going to be starting the gearbox swap in the next few weeks, really not sure what type of clutch kit to use, Box sd the LT77 SD1 5pd G23A numbers, engine is the SD1 V8 # 10A4088A, I don't have the old plate or pressure plate. I see there is a Non self centring and Self centring versions, does...
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    Youtube clip of my P6

    Thought I'd share with you guys, been a while since I've posted anything, car is now on its 3rd engine block...don't ask! :oops: its a 55k free one I had out of a 80's SD1. Over the Autumn/winter I'll remove the BW35 & fit the 5spd LT77 manual box that came with the engine, cheers Damian...
  20. DamianZ28

    Valve guide seals for 3.9 heads, early or later

    I have 3.9 heads, question is are they the early or late ones which have the machined valve guide tops so I can fit the upgraded hooded type of seal. The factory number is HRC2210 9E704 on the top in between the valve springs, the number on the end is ETC8622 Cheers Damian
  21. DamianZ28

    V8 cylinder head torque settings for modified engine

    Hi, I've recenlty finished the engine rebuild on my 72 P6 V8, I have 3.9 skimmed heads with composite head gaskets fitted. I've torqued them down as per workshop/factory settings: 70lbs inner 10 bolts and 45lbs outter 4 bolts, these are for the standard factory settings with original P6 heads...
  22. DamianZ28

    New Core plugs weeping on my new recon block

    Hi Guys, I've just finished my engine rebuild, I replaced the core plugs on the recon short block before refitting into the car, just as well as the old ones were rusted through upon removing them. After filling with new coolant & fresh oil, priming the engine with my priming tool & drill, I...
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    Swapping valve springs from P6 to 3.9 heads ?

    Hi Guys, Am in the middle of engine rebuild, back in Sept 2010 I refurbed the old P6 heads with standard new double valve springs, so my questiion is can I use the new double springs for my new refurbed 3.9 heads which are single springs ? Or is it not possible due to size/ collett difference...
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    SD1 5spd LT77 markings

    Hi guys, Got round to collecting my free SD1 engine and manual LT77 box, only 52k since new but thats only what the chap told me as he was the one who removed it from the car for his cobra but is now using a chevy crate motor. Anyway from the pics can any body advise if ita an early, mid or...
  25. DamianZ28

    pictures please ?

    Hi Guys, total random question but as does any body have any detailed pics of the clutch master cylinder with the linkage to the clutch pedal crank leaver please as it is fitted to the engine bay of a P6 3500's ? I ask as I am hopefully swapping my BW35 to SD1 5 spd manual and just need to see...
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