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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...
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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Introducing the 1968 Rover P5B Coupe

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...

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Driven To Write About a Viking Burial

Driven To Write About a Viking Burial

My favourite car website writes about my second favourite car (which unfortunately never launched!). It's always interesting to read opinions on the cars we love from writers who care about cars but aren't inside the 'bubble' of a particular marque or model. This...

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Leyland-Rover-Triumph: Winners and Losers

Leyland-Rover-Triumph: Winners and Losers

Leyland-Rover-Triumph: Winners and Losers. Did B.L. make a fundamental error in choosing Rover as their leading brand in the early 1980's, rather than choose Triumph? It's an interesting question to consider, and one that has been raised on Driven To Write a few...

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How The Torque Converter Works

How The Torque Converter Works

How The Torque Converter Works. Here's a fabulously period video explaining in very simple terms how a torque converter (aka fluid coupling) replaces the clutch on an automatic (or semi-automatic) car such as the Rover P5 and P5B. See more videos in the Television...

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The Man Who Haunted Himself

The Man Who Haunted Himself

The Man Who Haunted Himself. Well, this was where my love for the Rover P5B started. I seem to remember watching this film with my parents at home in the 1970's (probably not on the films release - I'd have been 2). The combination of a staid but still somewhat...

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