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    rpm015

    Rover V8 First Start

    Re the timing, go back to basics, take off the n/s can cover, put a thin rod down number 1 spark plug hole and turn the engine watching the valves until

    rpm015 Today, 12:04 PM Go to last post
    KevinW

    Rover V8 First Start

    1200rpm seems low to me, but i guess they know their product.

    The Pilgrim cooling system is, imho a PITA. I fitted a bleed hole in the top

    KevinW Today, 11:55 AM Go to last post
    TINKA

    Rover V8 First Start

    Wow that did look scary. On the issue of breaking the cam in the only way I have ever heard of anyone doing this is to have the revs at between 2,00 and

    TINKA Today, 11:36 AM Go to last post
    James Fishwick

    Rover V8 First Start

    I have just spoken to Reel Steel and they have confirmed that the rpm isn't too important it is varying the RPM for the first 20 mins that is important

    James Fishwick Today, 11:26 AM Go to last post
    philbrad73

    Rover V8 First Start

    Hi James,

    It's gently varying the throttle from idle to 2500rpm. Not constant at any rpm. I would look at fitting a air bleed at the highest

    philbrad73 Today, 10:27 AM Go to last post