[ROVERNET - UK] SD1 wheels on 76 P6B and NADA cars

Drew Egginton drew at pitstop.net.au
Tue Jul 11 02:18:52 BST 2006

Hi Peter

NADA stood for North American Dollar Area I think, but there has 
probably already been a reply to this query in the swag of Rovernet 
emails in my inbox!


Andrew Egginton

Peter Mitchell wrote:

>Hi folks
>There was some comment about the age of my P6B, in relation to the fitting
>of SD1 wheels. As you can see from the subject line, the car is a 76 model
>originally imported via New Zealand with seat covers made of kiwi hide (I
>made that last bit up).
>Originally I too was going to grind down the bearing caps so that the Sd1
>wheel centres would go over them, but Peter Lawrence, a club member and
>Rover mechanic for many years, suggested and implemented the fitting of the
>SD1 caps.
>Incidentally, and please forgive my ignorance on the acronym 'NADA'. I am
>pretty sure that it relates to the modifications required to be made on the
>US P6, but I do not know what it means.... I'd guess at North American
>Design .....???
>Advice would be appreciated,
>Peter Mitchell
>Perth Western Australia
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