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RoverP5.com: Will It Stop?

 Via YouTube: https://youtu.be/z7CXL8lBVZA Latest video, and only a few months late, but house moving is taking priority I'm afraid. A look at the windscreen wipers, new shock absorbers, and an almost complete look at refitting the handbrake linkages. Next video will...

How to Re-Wire Your Car (Replacing the Wiring Harness): Part 2

Hopefully you've read Part 1 of this article, and also seen the video I created talking about this. If not, I recommend grabbing a mug of tea and reading / watching those first - this will make a lot more sense. In part 1, I talked about labelling the new wiring...

RoverP5.com: How to Re-Wire Your Car (Replacing the Wiring Harness)

 Via YouTube: https://youtu.be/_Qc4v9IWaCk Here's an update on how I re-wired my P5B Coupe. Feel free to Like, Comment or Subscribe. Thanks! 

How to Re-Wire Your Car (Replacing the Wiring Harness): Part 1

I’ve recently finished replacing the wiring harness on my P5B Coupe with a ‘New Old Stock’ harness, so it seems a good time to cover this in some detail in an article. I also plan to write a series of articles explaining how each of the main circuits of the Rover P5...

Introducing the 1968 Rover P5B Coupe

 Via YouTube: https://youtu.be/usHRZwQdYIM I plan on making more videos about these cars, and here's the first one. I want to do this as regularly as possible. These aren't meant to be detailed instructional videos, but are more about showing what can be done in a...

RoverP5.com Review: Rover V8 the story of the engine

RoverP5.com Review: Rover V8 the story of the engine. There aren’t many books dedicated to an engine, but James Taylor’s ‘Rover V8’ is one such example. That this book exists is proof of the importance and influence the Rover V8 engine exerted over more than  40...

RoverP5.com Review: Rover P5 and P5B The Complete Story

RoverP5.com Review: Rover P5 and P5B The Complete Story. Thinking of buying a Rover P5 or P5B? Own one but you don’t know the full history of these cars? Have an in interest in British cars? If so, then this definitive book by James Taylor should be on your bookshelf....

Rover P5B Fuel Filter Safety Comparison

Rover P5B Fuel Filter Safety. There was an interesting and valuable discussion on the Rover P5 Club Forum recently regarding fuel filters for the P5B, started by another Richard (not me). Richard was highlighting potential safety concerns with the design of some...

Old vs. new. Today’s Random Part Replacement.

Old vs. new. Today’s random part replacement - the P5B rear silencer hanger. Complex assembly with lots of parts (for what it does) but clever that Rover made the captive mounting nuts removable on a shaped plate. New one installed and another small job done.. Via...

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RoverP5.com: Will It Stop?

RoverP5.com: Will It Stop?

 Via YouTube: https://youtu.be/z7CXL8lBVZA Latest video, and only a few months late, but house moving is taking priority I'm afraid. A look at the windscreen wipers, new shock absorbers, and an almost complete look at refitting the handbrake linkages. Next video will...

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RoverP5.com Website Re-organisation

RoverP5.com Website Re-organisation

RoverP5.com Magazine and Website Re-organisation. As you browse the site you may have noticed that there's been a bit of a re-org of the website content, and a 'Magazine' now features in the navigation. We've taken this step to hopefully make things simpler to find,...

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Car For Sale: 506 YUU: Rover P5 Mk1A Automatic

Car For Sale: 506 YUU: Rover P5 Mk1A Automatic

RoverP5.com News: Car For Sale: 506 YUU: Rover P5 Mk1A Automatic. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BREATHTAKING-1961-ROVER-P5-Mk1A-AUTOMATIC-JUST-13-000-MILES-2-OWNERS-FROM-NEW/202343611195?hash=item2f1c9e7b3b:g:v54AAOSwdm1bJSZ5 The seller claims this car has covered just...

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Driven To Write

Driven To Write

RoverP5.com News: Driven To Write. To look at the sales figures, read the magazines, or browse the websites, it's hard not to conclude that motoring journalism is in a terminal decline. The shift from printed media to digital is understandable and unstoppable, but it...

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Rover P5 and P5B Events Calendar Revamp

Rover P5 and P5B Events Calendar Revamp

Classic Rover P5 (3 Litre) and P5B (3.5 Litre) Events Calendar. We've just updated the Events Calendar with 2018 events and a new design that makes it easier to browse and search for events. Take a look (go to News > Events Calendar in the menu, or just click here)...

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Classic Car MOT Exemption 2018

Classic Car MOT Exemption 2018

Classic Car MOT Exemption 2018. Don't forget that from 20 May 2018, most classic cars in the UK over 40-years-old will no longer need an annual MOT inspection. I say 'most' as vehicles that have been 'substantially changed' in the last 30 years will still need an MOT...

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Old vs. new. Today’s Random Part Replacement.

Old vs. new. Today’s random part replacement - the P5B rear silencer hanger. Complex assembly with lots of parts (for what it does) but clever that Rover made the captive mounting nuts removable on a shaped plate. New one installed and another small job done.. Via...

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Cold War Motors 1963 Rover P5 Project

Cold War Motors 1963 Rover P5 Project

I really recommend you watch this video by Cold War Motors, subscribe and stay tuned for updates. P5's being restored are rare on YouTube, and Scott has a deep and genuine appreciation for old cars, so this will be...

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Driven To Write: Parliamentary Privilege

Driven To Write: Parliamentary Privilege

Today, Driven To Write has featured the Rover P5 and P5B. The article is to their normal high standard, avoiding many of the tired cliches that other motoring journalists fall-back on.There isn't a great deal of new information contained within, but it is a well...

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How to Jack-Up a Rover P5 or P5B

How to Jack-Up a Rover P5 or P5B

How to Jack-Up a Rover P5 or P5B. There's a recent blog-post on the Rover P5 Club Forum (see here) about how to correctly jack-up a Rover P5 or P5B. I thought this was such an important topic that it was worth noting here. General Safety Points for Jacking-Up a...

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Rover P5B Fuel Filter Safety Comparison

Rover P5B Fuel Filter Safety Comparison

Rover P5B Fuel Filter Safety. There was an interesting and valuable discussion on the Rover P5 Club Forum recently regarding fuel filters for the P5B, started by another Richard (not me). Richard was highlighting potential safety concerns with the design of some...

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Rover P5 and P5B Wheels and Tyres

Rover P5 and P5B Wheels and Tyres

Rover P5 and P5B Wheels and Tyres. Rover P5 and P5B wheels are 5 x 5in PCD bolt pattern (5 x 127mm), 15 inch diameter. On the P5 they are plain steel with chrome covers, whereas the P5B changed to what were popularly called Magnum style (as in Magnesium style), but...

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Rover P5B Oils and Fluids

Rover P5B Oils and Fluids

Rover P5B Oils and Fluids. I've been looking around to find the best oils and fluids for the P5B, as (not surprisingly) most of the products the 46 year old Handbook recommends aren't around any more. So that I don't forget, and because this may be useful to others, I...

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RoverP5.com Review: Rover V8 the story of the engine

RoverP5.com Review: Rover V8 the story of the engine

RoverP5.com Review: Rover V8 the story of the engine. There aren’t many books dedicated to an engine, but James Taylor’s ‘Rover V8’ is one such example. That this book exists is proof of the importance and influence the Rover V8 engine exerted over more than  40...

read more
RoverP5.com Review: Rover P5 and P5B The Complete Story

RoverP5.com Review: Rover P5 and P5B The Complete Story

RoverP5.com Review: Rover P5 and P5B The Complete Story. Thinking of buying a Rover P5 or P5B? Own one but you don’t know the full history of these cars? Have an in interest in British cars? If so, then this definitive book by James Taylor should be on your bookshelf....

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