Started by jcf, July 05, 2021, 12:57:23 PM
Quote from: zenrat on July 06, 2021, 03:40:11 AMThe 215 cube Buick/Olds is the one which became the Rover V8.
Quote from: PR19_Kit on July 06, 2021, 03:56:29 AMQuote from: zenrat on July 06, 2021, 03:40:11 AMThe 215 cube Buick/Olds is the one which became the Rover V8.You can see why it became so popular, it weighed about HALF that of the other V8s. IIRC the sand cast Rover version was a trifle heavier than the die cast GM versions, but not much.
Quote from: Hobbes on July 05, 2021, 11:57:07 PMI'm surprised at the weight difference between the Allison 1710 and the Merlin. Or (also in view of the difference in length) would they have omitted the supercharger on the Allison?
Quote from: PR19_Kit on July 06, 2021, 06:37:33 AMThey certainly did, yes.The Rover V8, when installed in the MGB, weighed LESS than the old 1.8 litre 'B' engine!
Quote from: joncarrfarrelly on July 06, 2021, 11:22:54 AMAnother list:https://www.teambuick.com/reference/engine_dimensions.php#:~:text=ENGINE%20DIMENSIONS%20FOR%20THE%20ENGINE%20SWAPPER%20%20,%20%2028%22%20%2032%20more%20rows%20Fred, late-Hemi is the 426.
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