View Full Version : Supercharged Rover V8

22-09-05, 07:40 PM
I'm about the rebuild my Rover V8 and have been reading David HardCastles excellent 'Tuning Rover V8 Engines' to get me started. However it has a chapter in it about Supercharging - which has really sparked my interest. Does anyone know of a off-the-shelf blower for this engine? I've spent a fair bit of time looking for a distributer of Sprintex charger's but to no avail. All I can find are a company that supercharge landrovers (and they have to do it for you) which can be found using the link:


Or there is a chap selling a hot-rod type on eBay:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Rover-V8-Supercharger-Suit-Hot-Rod-Nitrous-or-Drag-Car_W0QQitemZ4577317700QQcategoryZ27382QQssPageNam eZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

but I doubt that this will fit under the hood without some major re-modeling.

I've also done a search on this site but from what I can see the info a few years old. So does anyone know off a Rover V8 charger distributer? I'd also be interested to know if any vipers have already gone down this route.


23-09-05, 07:38 AM
Hmm -I'd have a read about superchargers on RPi's website first. It's not for the faint hearted. If not completely put off then try Phils site for advice
www.replica-cobra.co.uk (http://www.replica-cobra.co.uk)

23-09-05, 10:21 AM
Steve Taylor (steve do it sideways) does a fair bit with superchargers. Get on the interford forums, he hangs round on there.
failing that i can pm his email address.

23-09-05, 07:06 PM
look at using a eaton mp90 or mp112, these are smaller than the wade and GMC 6 71 blowers. these can be picked up fairly cheap, the best thing is they have the air inlet at the back of the blower so as not adding any extra height to the engine, apart from the blower set up. full kits are available for the rover using these blowers.

29-09-05, 07:03 PM

Do you know where these kits can be purchased ?

30-09-05, 03:21 PM
yes please give me a ring and i can tell you how much it will cost