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3.5 Rover V8 1973 Reliant Scimitar GTE SE5a

 
 
 

 
 
 


Engine: Rebuilt Rover SD1 3528cc V8, mild tune (Hurricane cam, Holley 390 carb,
10.5:1 pistons) 208 BHP on rolling road. Oil cooler, extended radiator and
Kenlowe fan fitted.

Gearbox: Rover R380 as fitted to Morgan Plus 8 and MG RV8

Suspension: AVO adjustables on all corners

Body Mods: See pics! (driver's door solenoid operated, rear hatch on cable release)

Bits and Bobs: Built by Steve Riggs between 1988 and 2000 (a rush job), reconditioned chassis (Scimpart), reconditioned back axle (Will Sparrow), heavy-duty SS petrol tank (NOT the thin ones that are common-place), Revolution 5 spoke 8 x 15 wheels, Cobra front seats (rear seats and door cards covered to match), rebuilt with more new twiddly bits than you can shake a stick at (various joints and brake parts, wiring loom etc.)

Check out Dave's web site at www.quantums.force9.co.uk

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