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  • 03-01-2021, 21:27
    fozwanger
    Quote Originally Posted by chop top mk2 View Post
    nice one,
    will the 3.9 block need boring for the pistons. better get on ebay and find a block.
    Nope, drop straight in [emoji1360]


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  • 03-01-2021, 21:15
    chop top mk2
    nice one,
    will the 3.9 block need boring for the pistons. better get on ebay and find a block.
  • 03-01-2021, 21:11
    fozwanger
    Quote Originally Posted by chop top mk2 View Post
    hi foz,
    i will let you know about the crank, its very tempting. if i can get a 3.9 block i will give you a shout.
    i am having some adaptor plates cut this week and will be selling them with all the bolts and bits needed to bolt the gearbox up to the rover.
    they will need a rover flywheel machined down to except the rx8 ring gear and i also at the same time i had the flywheel drilled to take the rx8 clutch .
    as soon as i have one done i will get some pics on.
    Chop, the crank comes with the rods and pistons too [emoji1360]


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  • 03-01-2021, 20:47
    chop top mk2
    hi foz,
    i will let you know about the crank, its very tempting. if i can get a 3.9 block i will give you a shout.
    i am having some adaptor plates cut this week and will be selling them with all the bolts and bits needed to bolt the gearbox up to the rover.
    they will need a rover flywheel machined down to except the rx8 ring gear and i also at the same time i had the flywheel drilled to take the rx8 clutch .
    as soon as i have one done i will get some pics on.
  • 03-01-2021, 20:05
    fozwanger
    If you find a 3.9 I have a 4.6 rotating assembly with the mains ground down to fit into a 3.9 block. No liner cracking / slippage issues and lower mains bearing speeds too.
    And there’s a market for rover v8 to rx8 adaptors, Andrew at dragon rod and resto was after one to fit into my old car [emoji1360]


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  • 03-01-2021, 18:09
    chop top mk2
    other engine mount done today,





    got another rx8 gearbox coming this week so should be able to sort all the nuts and bolts that are required and i have also got a 3.5 fuel injected rover lump. i was after a 4.6 but with all the hassle of finding a 3.9 injection set up, 4.6 throttle body and a remap to make it all work thought i may as well just use the 3.5 with some go faster goodies in it.
  • 02-01-2021, 14:46
    chop top mk2
    new year , new start. straight in to the fassty.
    engine mounts first on the list, got one sorted before snow stop play. live on a steep hill that does not get gritted so thought better get back while i still could.







  • 29-12-2020, 19:14
    budetta
    If you use the original dip relay it works mechanically inside and its switched by being earthed , steering column is live so has to be insulated with a wire running down centre that crosses over rubber connecting block on shaft. Depending how you did column you might have to put separate horn switch or do some jiggery pokery . I expect there is a single live feed to warning lights and that section is insulated in speedo if its like a beetle , but then on a type 3 it has warning lights in a unit?
  • 29-12-2020, 18:19
    ChopperHarris
    Get the wiring diagram enlarged on your printer or print chop....get a few copies to colour in and/ or a laminated one to put on garage wall....saves the eyes with that magnifying glass ;o)
  • 29-12-2020, 18:17
    ChopperHarris
    Switched earth= the item being switched has a permanent live to it and is activated by the switch completing the circuit to earth. Horns are sometimes like this.
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