[ROVERNET - UK] I need the wisdom of RoverNet!

Steven Dibdin sdibdin at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 21 15:18:42 BST 2006

Hi Peter,

I did notice they had specified tyre pressures for over sustained speeds of 
over 105 mph....


To answer your question the engine hasn't been rebuilt. It has a genuin 
80,000 miles on it. The car had spent around 20 years in storage before 
being reserected by the last owner around three years ago. It does feel to 
be a little loose in noise etc. My thought is I'll most likely be endevering 
on my first engine rebuild this winter. It would be nice to get the full 
potential back.

I forgot to try putting some oil in the bores to see if the lower 
compression is piston rings or valve seating related. Task for one evening 
this week or next weekend.

My other thought is maybe one of the carbs's mounts have loosened after 
fitting the new ones, that could give me the same issue.



>From: "Paul Smith" <Paul.Smith at auroraenergy.com.au>
>Reply-To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
>To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
>Subject: RE: [ROVERNET - UK] I need the wisdom of RoverNet!
>Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 09:57:43 +1000
>If the fuel is a bit down on octane (normal nowadays) you may need to run 4 
>- 5.
>65mph is cruisy, not an issue.  HARD in Rover parlance is over 80mph.  Read 
>their literature!

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