[ROVERNET - UK] It Runs! It Runs!

Glen Wilson rovercar at comcast.net
Tue Sep 19 08:03:45 BST 2006


It's great that such a gem of an engine did not just rust away somewhere.

You'll definitely make it past the Pearly Gates when the time comes!


Kent Kinard wrote:
> Dear Netters,
> I must share my joy!  After two years and a misbegotten 3L7 
> transplant, the P4 is alive again.  Fired her up today and the engine, 
> originally out of one of Ted Schumachers low mileage Ohio P5 rust 
> buckets, ran like a Swiss watch. (After a carb overhaul and moving all 
> the plug leads one position clockwise on the distributor cap.) Timing 
> it from scratch was just a matter of following the shop manual.   Much 
> yet to do, but finally making progress.  Even the color doesn't look 
> too bad today. (light grey upper, pine green lower)
> A round of Guinness on me!!!  (Buy your own.  Send me the label and 
> the tab.)
> Roverejuvenatedly,
> Kent K.
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