[ROVERNET - UK] Wanted: P4 '60' 4-cylinder engine in USA/Canada

Paul Smith Paul.Smith at auroraenergy.com.au
Wed Feb 28 01:35:08 GMT 2007

Look, if it were mine I'd source some 105 badges and stick a 105 engine in.


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From: rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com
[mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com]On Behalf Of S Manwell
Sent: Wednesday, 28 February 2007 11:58 am
To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Wanted: P4 '60' 4-cylinder engine in USA/Canada

I have been in contact with a garage in Connecticut that is looking for 
a good P4 '60' engine for a restoration on a 1958 P4 they are doing for 
a customer.  The engine in the car is firmly seized after a long soak 
with 'Mystery Oil in the cylinders.  I have advised them that they might 
find an engine through Land Rover Series I sources, and they are looking 
into importing an engine from the UK.  Sounds like the engine was low on 
power for a while, then sat for some years and is now seized. 

Does anyone know of a 60 engine available in North America?  How about a 
good running 60 engine available in the UK or elsewhere?

Depending on how badly stuck the engine is, they might be better off 
putting resources into rebuilding the existing engine rather than 
putting in a running engine with unknown history.  I don't think there 
are many 60's or Series I's in the US.  Maybe put an '80' / LR Series II 
engine in it?


Steve Manwell

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