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    tuned rover v8 advice

    Quick one guys a 3.5 rover on here advertised now supposidely 5.2 with original but ported heads not that i thought they looked it with chevy crank and rods.Question is seller says it revved to 9500 on dyno and made 700 hp.Now am i stupid or 700 hp out of a rover block and i think 1x 600 holley or is seller a dreamer,no proof of any figures .Or am I A DUNCE AND THAY CAN BE SCREAMERS AND MAKE 700 HP ON PUMP GAS .My blown 355 only made 586hp.

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    Yes and No.

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    9500 RPM & 700 BHP from a Rover V8 -was the advert posted on April 1st by any chance?
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    At 43 im learning what you are told by anyone even old experienced hot rodders ,young people,politicians,aint necessarily true.By the way i have a ten inch willy and my wifes fiat punto runs 11,s,and i have a banana tree in my garden,and my mums 149 years old. so cut too the chase YES and NO!!!!!! could the guy who built steve greens rover v8 squeeze 700 hp out of it with a 600 holley??????? pump gas

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    Hi poinoz,

    I thought it was Steve Greens advert.

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    tim garlicks rv8 made some serious power too...it can be done....


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    nope! sssshhhhhhh! cant tell you or i will have to kkkkkkk cant tell viewed it today!

    im assuming tims made well over 1000 hp with nitrous to get in the 7,s anyone know what was inside apart from tims remortgage???
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    There's a company called wildcat that build these engines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by popinoz View Post
    nope! sssshhhhhhh! cant tell you or i will have to kkkkkkk cant tell viewed it today!

    im assuming tims made well over 1000 hp with nitrous to get in the 7,s anyone know what was inside apart from tims remortgage???
    Jus wanna know what crank and rods holding that all together , will figure some of the rest meself , oh and heads by ??? some serious breathing goin on there !!

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