Well that monster 4.8 engine and megasquirt has been in for some time and we’ve been waiting to get it on the dyno. Ramadan and Eid dragged that wait out, … Continue Reading Stuttering TVR
and here it is up and running on the bench using the base maps from the Megasquirt MS2. 4.8 litres of mighty Rover V8, 96mm pistons, ported heads and valve … Continue Reading After all the trials and tribulations – the new TVR engine runs.
As per the title, nothing ever seems to fit the TVR, frustrating yes, but on deeper investigation usually my fault! I have a shiny new uprated water pump for the … Continue Reading Nothing ever fits the car that Jack built (TVR)…
So the engine is out, it only went in for the megasquirt to be fitted, but as always one thing led to another. Whilst its out we checked and it … Continue Reading TVR – some exhausting work whilst waiting for engine parts.
With the Porsche 356 done (well for now) attention turns to the TVR. I’ve got all sorts of poly bushes, steering parts, shocks etc to fit and of course the … Continue Reading TVR, engine out.
With the interior done and the cooling sorted, it is time to sort the smell! The TVR runs very rich and the fumes are bad – hydro-carbons are off the … Continue Reading Megasquirt time.
When I bought the car it was a little tatty around the edges with a few tears in the interior and some leather problems, but I got all those fixed … Continue Reading Sorting out the interior
The story goes that one of the big dealers over here visited the UK motorshow, saw the TVR’s and wanted to be a dealer. A deal was struck and an … Continue Reading A bit of the TVR’s history
Chest wigs, medallions, Miama Vice, Magnum PI – all these things reek of the 80’s and testosterone… and if one British Car sums up the period it is TVR. The … Continue Reading I love a wedge and am a sucker for pop-ups!
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