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Rover - K-Series and V8 engine service and repair manuals

A repair manual for the engine of your Rover? Here are repair and overhaul manuals for Rover K-Series and V-8 petrol engines. They provide detailed instructions for troubleshooting and to repair or replace parts.

Automotive Timing Belts Manual - Austin / Rover

Haynes TechBook with instructions for the replacement of the timing belt of Austin, MG and Rover passenger cars and vans .

Types: petrol and diesel engines.

Production years: 1982-1998.

Detailed information on gaining access to belts. Where possible, tensioning procedures without special tools.

Specs:200 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:profusely illustrated
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 1999)
EAN:9781859605493
Book: Automotive Timing Belts Manual - Austin / Rover

Automotive Timing Belts Manual - Austin / Rover

Language: English

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The Rover K-Series Engine - Maintenance, Repair and Modification

Getting a Rover K-Series engine properly up and running can be a difficult task, but ultimately the result is always worthwhile. Illustrated with over 300 photographs, "Rover K-Series Engine - Maintenance, Repair and Modification" is a practical guide to keeping these unique engines in fine working order.

The most well-known issue with the K-Series is the head gasket, and this book demonstrates how to identify common faults, before giving practical advice on how best to solve them.

Step-by-step guidance on all aspects of long-term engine maintenance is provided, in addition to the improvements required to prevent further problems.
A K-Series engine is then stripped down to examine its clever and interesting structure, and is rebuilt with improvements.

Authors of over twenty automotive books and countless articles in assorted motoring magazines, Iain Ayre and Rob Hawkins have combined their knowledge to bring you this book on the Rover K-Series engine.

Pages of the book Rover K-Series Engine (1)

The Rover K-series engine was produced between 1988 and 2005 with four capacities: 1.1 L (1120 cc), 1.4 L (1396 cc), 1.6 L (1588 cc) and 1.8 L (1796 cc).
It was used in some versions of the following cars:
- Rover Metro, 25, 45, 75, Streetwise, 100, 200, 400
- MG F, TF, ZR, ZS, ZT
- Land Rover Freelander
- Caterham Seven, 21
- Lotus Elise, Exige
- Polonez Caro
- Reliant Scimitar Sabre.

Author:Iain Ayre, Rob Hawkins
Specs:176 pages, 24.5 x 19 x 1.3 cm / 9.7 x 7.5 x 0.51 in, paperback
Illustrations:356 colour photographs
Publisher:The Crowood Press Ltd (GB, 2018)
EAN:9781785003936
Book: The Rover K-Series Engine - Maintenance, Repair and Modification

The Rover K-Series Engine - Maintenance, Repair and Modification

Language: English

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The Rover K-Series 16V Engine (1989-2005)

Describes the history and construction of the Rover K-Series engine that was used in many of the last Rover and MG cars.

Author:Des Hammill
Specs:140 pages, 25.5 x 19.5 x 1 cm / 10 x 7.7 x 0.39 in, paperback
Illustrations:b&w photographs
Publisher:Unique Motor Books (GB, 2019)
EAN:9781841556888
Book: The Rover K-Series 16V Engine (1989-2005)

The Rover K-Series 16V Engine (1989-2005)

Language: English

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Tuning and Modifying the Rover V8 Engine

This is the ultimate book for any enthusiast or professional who is tuning or modifying the Rover V8 engine. This essential read covers all aspects of tuning this versatile and much-loved engine, with an emphasis on selecting the correct combination of parts for your vehicle and its intended use.

Topics cover:
- the short engine
- cylinder head modifications and aftermarket cylinder heads
- camshaft and valve-train
- intake and exhaust systems
- cooling system
- carburettors and fuel injection
- distributor and distributor-less ignition systems
- engine management
- LPG conversions
- supercharging and turbo-charging.

Author:Daniel R Lloyd, Nathan J Lloyd
Specs:224 pages, 24.5 x 19 x 1.5 cm / 9.7 x 7.5 x 0.59 in, paperback
Illustrations:313 colour photographs
Publisher:The Crowood Press Ltd (GB, 2019)
EAN:9781785006036
Book: Tuning and Modifying the Rover V8 Engine

Tuning and Modifying the Rover V8 Engine

Language: English

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How to Power Tune Rover V8 Engines for Road & Track (Veloce SpeedPro)

Everything you could want top know about increasing the performance and reliability of the Rover V8 engine which has been in production since 1967.
Derived from a Buick design, the engine first appeared in the Rover P5B of 1967, but continued in use through subsequent Rover models: P6 and SD1.
Not only a favourite of kit car builders, the Rover V8 also appeared in Morgans, TVRs, Land Rovers, Range Rovers, MGB V8 and the Leyland P76 in Australia.

Covers all Rover 3.5, 3.9, 4.0 & 4.6 litre engines from 1967 to date.

Pages of the book How to Power Tune Rover V8 Engines for Road & Track (1)

Coverage includes:
- limitations of standard components
- short block preparation/clearances
- solving the oiling & main cap problems of pre- 94 cylinder blocks
- full details of cylinder head modifications
- optimising ignition settings
- exhaust system requirements
- Holley, Weber & SU carburettor/inlet manifold options
- camshaft & valve train requirements
- modifications for racing
- modifications for road use.

Author:Des Hammill
Specs:216 pages, 25 x 20.5 x 2.3 cm / 9.8 x 8.1 x 0.91 in, paperback
Illustrations:190 photographs
Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd (GB, 2017)
Series:SpeedPro
EAN:9781787111769
Book: How to Power Tune Rover V8 Engines for Road & Track (Veloce SpeedPro)

How to Power Tune Rover V8 Engines for Road & Track

Language: English

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Tuning Rover V8 Engines - How to get the best performance for road and competition use

The aluminium Rover V8 high-performance engine has been used in the Rover 3.5 litre (P5B), Rover 3500 (P6B), Rover 3500 (SD1), Land Rover Defender, Land Rover Discovery, Range Rover, MGB V8 and Triumph TR8.
This engine is a favourite with professional racers and enthusiasts for over two decades, but until now there has been no single source of detailed tuning and building information.

This book explores all the available options and helps the engine builder to make the right choices for both road cars and competition vehicles.
Contents include cylinder blocks and heads; crankshafts, con rods and pistons; camshafts; induction systems; how to increase an engine's capacity; and advice on improving performance.

Author:David Hardcastle
Specs:192 pages, 28 x 21 x 1.6 cm / 11 x 8.25 x 0.63 in, hardback
Illustrations:240 photographs
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 1994)
EAN:9780854299331
Book: Tuning Rover V8 Engines - How to get the best performance for road and competition use

Tuning Rover V8 Engines - How to get the best performance for road and competition use

Language: English

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