Main British Car:
1977 TR7 Rover 3.5 V8
1977 TR7 4 speed conversion to 5 speed 215 V8
Posted by: Stumpy
Date: March 30, 2011 05:01AM
Owner: Ewen Sutherland
City: Masterton, New Zealand
Car Model:1977 TR7
Engine:Was TC 2l, soon to be 215, 3.5 v8
Cooling: dont know yet
Exhaust: 8 into 2
Transmission: LT77 5 speed
Rear Axle: 5 speed 3.08:1
Front Susp.: Original with uprated springs and shocks
Rear Susp.: Original with uprated springs and shocks
Brakes: Rover SD1 Vitesse 4 pot calipers/ SD1 vented rotors with special 4 stud spacer.
(front) Original 5 speed drum brakes
Wheels/Tires: 15x6 Rover v v c mags
Body Mods: Nil, but cut out a lot of rust, fitted new sills and patch panels from US and Britain.
Interior: Original red tartan, white hood trim (new) new carpets, seats etc in good nick so keeping the same
Electrical: Battery to rear, some new wiring, rest is original.
Photo shows the car as it was bought.
nice back end
is that a 50 cal hole?
just a bit of rust......
Holes holes holes
Engine bay looks ok
Looks better now
New and 2nd hand panels
Old rover P6b engine as bought
Engined cleaned up. I intend to strip it down and rebuild, incorporate a mild road cam but keep the SU's, just change needles and add headers and I should have about 200 hp.
Edited 6 time(s). Last edit at 04/01/2011 04:27AM by Stumpy.