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by stu60
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: tyre pressures
Replies: 6
Views: 1761

tyre pressures

Hi could anyone please advise correct tyre pressures

MGB running gear

Wire wheels 205 70 15

Pirelli P4000 tyres

thanks
by stu60
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Engine change/installation advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

Re: Engine change/installation advice

hi
thanks for the replies and the video which is really helpful. how far off the ground did you lift the rear of the car ?
thanks stuart
by stu60
Mon Sep 03, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Engine change/installation advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

Engine change/installation advice

Has anyone swapped engines with the body tub in place? Any tips for access, which parts to remove pre-removal etc? I will be swapping a rover 3.5 v8 for a rebuilt Rover 4.0 v8 (edelbrock & holley) and will probably swap front cover from existing engine (slimmer profile) together with converting the ...
by stu60
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Engine change/installation recommendation
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

Re: Engine change/installation recommendation

thanks, its just the stiffened block so essentially the same engine, not expecting any traumas.

any more local/midlands recommendations gratefully received.
thx stuart
by stu60
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Engine change/installation recommendation
Replies: 5
Views: 1240

Engine change/installation recommendation

Hi, i have managed to source a decent rebuilt Rover 4.0 for my Hawk (to be fitted to my LT77 g/box). does anyone have any recommendations for someone to:- - remove old engine - fit my edelbrock inlet manifold and holley carb to my new engine - install SD1 front cover on new engine - install my exist...
by stu60
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Engine Overhaul Recommendation
Replies: 1
Views: 901

Engine Overhaul Recommendation

Hi , First venture into this forum since buying Hawk 289 couple of months ago. I am trying to get the car as reliable as possible and might need an engine overhaul over the winter months. I have a oil leaks near distributor, lowish oil pressure (20- 25psi warm) and suspect low compression on Rover S...