Peter Tyler (Gloucestershire. UK) built this Wildcat Rover V8 engine in his Ex-Works TR8.

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The engine was built using the following Wildcat Engineering components (and other components individually named):

A pair of downdraught manifolds

Four Dellorto 48mm twin choke carburettors

Stage 2 Heads with 49.53mm &  40.13mm (1.95″ & 1.58″) valves and Jesel roller rockers.

96mm forged pistons, H-beam conrods, 86.36mm steel forged crankshaft

3.9 Rover V8 engine block with bespoke cross-bolted aluminium billet main bearing caps

Crane 266 mechanical camshaft

Ignition Crane HI-7

Dyno 100

Power 443 hp @ 6800 rpm

Torque 367 lbs @ 6100 lbs-ft

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Capacity

5 litres = 96mm bore x 86.36mm stroke = 5001cc

(305ci = 3.78″ x 3.40″ stroke)

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