Rover Three Thousand Five V8 1970 for sale

2018 Jul 05


Rover “Three Thousand Five” V8 Series 1 P6B 1970 Inner & outer sills & some floor sections replaced. Front inner wing “hockey sticks” replaced, Waxoyl injected. Bare metal respray to engine bay in satin black. Inlet manifold & rocker covers grit blasted & finished in Rover Tempest Grey. New under bonnet labels. New standard camshaft, hydraulic lifters, timingchain & gear wheels. New water pump. Twin S.U.’s rebuilt with new float chamber needle valves. Aldon electronic ignition conversion. Engine fully serviced. Halogen headlamp conversion. Brakes fully reconditioned throughout includind new copper pipework, front discs, metal braided hoses & new brake light switch. Replacement heater box, new screen wash bottle & pump. Wiring loom re-taped. “ET” style headrests, wood rim steering wheel. Black box pleat leather upholstery (small tears in driver’s seat lower squab) with new mid grey carpet set with light grey piping. Period radio with new antenna. Speedo’ cable & angle drives replaced. New battery. New rubbers to window waist seals, door & wing leading edges & front inner wings. Cooling system has had new hoses throughout, new water pump & a new “otter” choke light switch in inlet manifold. New choke cable & warning light switch. New “petrol reserve” cable, fuel change over valve, fuel sender unit, reconditioned fuel pump. Fuel lines & fuel tank replaced. Chrome & body thought to be largely original. Bumpers have a nice patina to them & are very presentable but to really finish the car off nicely would benefit from a re-chrome. Roof has a few blemishes in paintwork. Replacement clock & crash roll (dashboard top). New wide rim (30mm) white wall tyres on standard rims with original Series 1 V8 hub caps. Bottle of white wall cleaner included. Also available with negotiation is a set of 4 x 15 inch chrome “Rostyle” type wheels & wheel nuts (From the P5). All have good tyres. Everything works as it should with 25K showing on the clock, MOT’s confirm 125K. Most things on the car have either been reconditioned or replaced with new. Current owner 18 years. Starts first time every time & drives very nicely indeed. A very respectable Series 1 V8 ready to show & enjoy. Many hours of work have been done to make this lovely Rover as close to factory standard as possible. Divorce forces very reluctant sale. MOT exempt 7750.00 or sensible offers. Test drive in Sussex. Mobile 07973450213



Price changes

The price has changed by £1,200 since it was listed on the site

08/23 7,750

07/10 8,495

07/05 8,950

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