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#1 Wreckitralph1

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 11:18 AM

awesome fab work 3.5 ltr v8 [rover] in a mini love these kind of builds and nice to know ime on the right track with my own project the red outriggers are how ime going to tie the main chassis to my inner cills

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#2 r3k1355

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 12:17 PM

All that work for an asthmatic Rover V8?

 

Never have quite grasped why people bother with that boat anchor these days.



#3 Wreckitralph1

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 12:29 PM

i think it was done for a customer at his request  but pretty much ny rwd moto could be fitted  ime going mazda mx5 1.8 turbo only because i picked it up for 75 quid cant beat the noise of a v8 tho


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#4 r3k1355

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 12:39 PM

Absolutely, the noise is great especially with carbs.



#5 Wreckitralph1

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 01:13 PM

i had one in a manta gte with an edelbrock carb and open pipe   gave me goosebumps that was i think 4.1 litre from a tvr


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Posted 10 February 2020 - 09:00 PM

All that work for an asthmatic Rover V8?
 
Never have quite grasped why people bother with that boat anchor these days.

I have a 3.5vitesse efi in my mgb roadster for the last 25 years and it has always had more performance than I can use and it sounds terrific,horses for courses and all that.Steve..

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 10:36 PM

couple with the tub on

not going to be to everyones taste but i love the workmanship and doing something outside the box

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 01:01 AM

and this purists are going to love it

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 10:27 AM

Looks like the misses won't be complaining about the cold mini  :-)



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Posted 11 February 2020 - 11:08 AM

I thought that too,my roadster exhaust burns the passengers feet,Steve..



#11 Wreckitralph1

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 12:10 PM

i was going to say i bet theres a bit of heat with the motor bugger em if theyy want a lift wear a coat



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Posted 14 February 2020 - 01:13 PM

 

All that work for an asthmatic Rover V8?
 
Never have quite grasped why people bother with that boat anchor these days.

I have a 3.5vitesse efi in my mgb roadster for the last 25 years and it has always had more performance than I can use and it sounds terrific,horses for courses and all that.Steve..

 

Because its an icon, just like the A series is an icon!  ;D



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Posted 14 February 2020 - 04:41 PM

I guess if you're willing to look past the issue that the motor is essentially **** then yea I guess it is an icon.






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