WANTED: Cobra Le Mans Rocker Covers to Fit Rover V8

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WANTED: Cobra Le Mans Rocker Covers to Fit Rover V8

Post by kevbuts » Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:40 am

Hi All,

I have a friend that has a nice set of "Cobra Le Mans" rocker covers on his BRA Cobra Rover V8 engine. He advised me that he bought them from guy who made small batches of them on one of the Cobra forums several years ago.

Can anyone help supply of a set of these covers, or put me in contact with the guy that makes them?

I have tried John Redmond but the covers he supplies are not quite as nicely styles as the ones by friend has on his Cobra.

Many thanks,

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Re: WANTED: Cobra Le Mans Rocker Covers to Fit Rover V8

Post by Migge » Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:38 pm

You need to buy steel adapter plates to mount Ford rocker Covers.
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Re: WANTED: Cobra Le Mans Rocker Covers to Fit Rover V8

Post by Migge » Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:44 pm

Special customized BRA289

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Re: WANTED: Cobra Le Mans Rocker Covers to Fit Rover V8

Post by simonjrwinter » Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:24 pm

I think the JRV8 is the person Kev was referring to.
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Re: WANTED: Cobra Le Mans Rocker Covers to Fit Rover V8

Post by kevbuts » Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:33 pm

I have contacted John Redmond (JRV8) and got a price for his rocker covers. However, it wasn't John that made the Cobra Le Mans rocker covers my friend has. His covers look much more original than the ones that JRV8 offer.

I will keep searching.

Thanks for the help though.

Whengparts.com are the cheapest suppliers of the SBF-to-RV8 and SBC-to-RVC rocker cover conversion plates at £60 per set (including fixings) + £10 postage within the UK. Much cheaper than the items offered by Europa Spares at £156 (Ouch!)

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Re: WANTED: Cobra Le Mans Rocker Covers to Fit Rover V8

Post by peterc » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:36 pm

What price are Gerry’s at Hawk Cars.
I can’t find my receipt to be able to quote but I think they are St Stl.
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Post by kevbuts » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:47 am

Thanks Peter C - I didn't realise that Gerry offered Cobra style rocker covers. I will contact him to find out more.

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Re: WANTED: Cobra Le Mans Rocker Covers to Fit Rover V8

Post by peterc » Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:54 pm

CORRECTION- my adapter plates are not St Stl. Checked them with a magnet in the last couple of days when investigating rocker cover gasket requirements.
I only got the adapters from Gerry. The covers came from Real Steel. £125 pr but it was a few years ago.
I know they were cheaper than Europa.
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