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Introduce Yourself / Re: Newbie
« on: November 08, 2009, 02:37:10 AM »
Cheers Bas.

Its looking likr I may have to go with the Mopar axle. Cresta bits are rare as hens teeth in the UK. I will keep looking until I have taken delivery of the motor though.


Introduce Yourself / Re: Newbie
« on: November 05, 2009, 10:22:11 PM »
Hi Jeff,

Thats handy to know as we did have Cresta's over here. Although parts are getting rare for them and hard to find now, I am sure something will turn up.

I think I have found a good Rover V8 and transmission for very good money, I'll extend the hunt for a Cresta diff now too.  8)



Introduce Yourself / Re: Newbie
« on: November 05, 2009, 01:41:08 AM »
Thanks guys. I am currently on the hunt for a Rover 3.5 V8 and Borg Warner auto box for the beast. Once the conversion has been done I will look at fitting Land Rover's injection system and LPG. The only thing I am unsure about at the moment is what to do about the rear axle. I think the lowest ratio axle is 4.4:1 which is far too high for what I want the van to do, I need something a little closer to 3.5:1 and am considering a Mopar 3.23:1 rear end. The Mopar axle is a little narrower leaving room for some chunky wheels, but the jury is still out on that one.

Introduce Yourself / Newbie
« on: November 04, 2009, 07:14:28 AM »
Hi all, I bought my CF a couple of months ago and stumbles across this site while looking for information on possable mods, and what a cool site it is 8).

She's a '75 CF220 Autosleeper with the weedy 1800 motor in her, and one of the first things I need to do is change that bloody engine, it struggles like buggery to get up the slightest hill and uses more fuel than my 5.2 V8 yank beast. I feel a V8 conversion coming on, if ist going to give crap mileage on fuel it may as well do it with a bit of attitude  ;D.

I will be floating about frequently asking daft questions about what can be done and for advise on things. I am a bit limited on what I can get for her though as parts for these are getting rare in the UK now

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