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by GTiJohn
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Rover 418SD Engine Running On
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Rover 418SD Engine Running On

There's not a lot about the XUD engine in the Rover Service Mechanical Fault Finding Manual but what's there does point to the injection pump being worn or out of adjustment. Does anyone else have more experience with these engines? It may be necessary to find a local garage with experience of eithe...
by GTiJohn
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

And the Winners were:-

Best SD3 - Lindsey Wright also furthest travelled to show in club car :clapping
Best R8 200 - Ian Turner - 214SEi
Best R8 400 - Paul Fixter - 420 Tourer
Best HH-R - Barry Munroe - 45
Best R3 - Ash Robinson - 25

Well done, and thank you :D
by GTiJohn
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: R8 component degradation over 25 years of UK usage
Replies: 1
Views: 148

R8 component degradation over 25 years of UK usage

This thread is aimed at identifying the components are most at risk of degrading and/or failing on an R8 over 25 years of use - it is not aimed at body corrosion which can be covered at a separate time, or faults. The sources of these replaced components are my M-reg Coupe, an L-reg 416 and an N-reg...
by GTiJohn
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Rover 200 and 400 Chat
Topic: More Rover videos added to our Facebook page and YouTube
Replies: 0
Views: 70

More Rover videos added to our Facebook page and YouTube

There are a couple of new videos available on our club's Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/pg/Rover200and400OC/videos/

They are the Technical Reveals for R8 and the K-series engine.

They are also available on our YouTube channel - search for "Rover 200 Owners Club" and you find us :D
by GTiJohn
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

Colonel Mustard wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:47 pm
Photos have now been added to the club website: https://rover200.org.uk/events/past-events/2019
Great pics of the 'Best Car' winners. Less good of the handover of the prizes :laughing2
by GTiJohn
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: R8 NDF
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: R8 NDF

:welcome

We hope you find it interesting and helpful here :)

Have to ask though, what does 'NDF' refer to?
by GTiJohn
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: 7th BL Autumn Rally, Milto Keynes - Sunday Sept 29th
Replies: 7
Views: 91

7th BL Autumn Rally, Milto Keynes - Sunday Sept 29th

NB. This is Tom Morley's event we are just one of many Owners Clubs attending. It is a very enjoyable event with the added attraction of being at the interesting MK museum, if you get the time. Nice tea shop too. No pre-booking is necessary and entry to the event is free but as it gets busy it would...
by GTiJohn
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

Just to reinforce Paul's thanks - it was great to see so many good looking cars and happy owners at the show yesterday. It does take a bit of time and effort to get things sorted so that the event runs this well but it's worth it when it does. The sun coming out helps too :D More pics to follow, I'm...
by GTiJohn
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Rover Revivals Revival
Replies: 104
Views: 4761

Re: Rover Revivals Revival

Murf’s shopping list completed on time and delivered back to gaydon, then on to Warwick. Who’s next :cool You won't be disappointed :angel All the work that was needed to be done was done but not the stuff that wasn't necessary. All this and a local welder and MOT station! My car does feel a whole ...
by GTiJohn
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

1234dist wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:29 pm
Cars #1 & 0.5....*laughs*
I've been telling people "It's the oldest R8 and an older one..." :laughing2
by GTiJohn
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

The internal exhibits are in place :D

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by GTiJohn
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

Mr Teddy Bear wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:33 pm
Any chance that I can have it? :D

I've had a last minute change of plans, I was going to Prescote Hill Climb.
It'll get you in but not your car. You'll have to park in the public car park.... :blink
by GTiJohn
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

Nudge Pls add your car info asap as it'll make getting the cars into position on the day so much easier :D Additional info from the organisers:- - Display vehicles must arrive between 7.30am and 9.30am on the day of the show. - Please have your tickets to hand and clearly display your window hanger...
by GTiJohn
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

clayts450 wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:57 am


The alphabet police would like to speak with you about the placement of J and K.

Or was it a test and have I won a crisp tenner ?
I'll try harder on Sunday! :laughing2

A coffee might make its way to you if you say hi at the event :D
by GTiJohn
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Events and Meetings
Topic: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019
Replies: 97
Views: 2788

Re: BMC & Leyland Show, Gaydon - 7th July 2019

Getting ready to get our cars arranged in year order :D

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There will be marshals to point arrivals to the correct spot so that we can see the development of our models over time