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Old 04-09-2005, 13:02   #1 (permalink)
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End of Rover production?

Are the news authentic? Rover factory is on its end? What about services
worldwide, parts and accessories supply?


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Old 04-09-2005, 14:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: End of Rover production?

On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 20:15:51 +0200, "Night Train"
<marin_nikola@hotmail.com> wrote:

>Are the news authentic? Rover factory is on its end? What about services
>worldwide, parts and accessories supply?
>


Yes, MG Rover. NOT Land Rover, which has absolutely no connection to
Rover other than being an engine customer.




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Old 04-09-2005, 15:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: End of Rover production?

In article <r5bg511h6j7cioqj8671itao3qg6nnb8cf@4ax.com>,
tim@101ambulance-urine.net wrote:

> On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 20:15:51 +0200, "Night Train"
> <marin_nikola@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> >Are the news authentic? Rover factory is on its end? What about services
> >worldwide, parts and accessories supply?
> >

>
> Yes, MG Rover. NOT Land Rover, which has absolutely no connection to
> Rover other than being an engine customer.
>


Who 'made' the TDi300 engine in a 1997 Defender110 ??.... and the gearbox
, too, for that matter. Is there any 'reference plate' with this info, or
a cross reference list that relates to engine numbers and where the
'construction' was made ??

....frodo.
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Old 04-10-2005, 05:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: End of Rover production?

On Sun, 10 Apr 2005 07:22:31 +1000, zapspam@wherever.inOz (frodo)
wrote:

>In article <r5bg511h6j7cioqj8671itao3qg6nnb8cf@4ax.com>,
>tim@101ambulance-urine.net wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 20:15:51 +0200, "Night Train"
>> <marin_nikola@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >Are the news authentic? Rover factory is on its end? What about services
>> >worldwide, parts and accessories supply?
>> >

>>
>> Yes, MG Rover. NOT Land Rover, which has absolutely no connection to
>> Rover other than being an engine customer.
>>

>
>Who 'made' the TDi300 engine in a 1997 Defender110 ??.... and the gearbox
>, too, for that matter. Is there any 'reference plate' with this info, or
>a cross reference list that relates to engine numbers and where the
>'construction' was made ??
>
>...frodo.


Most likely,
engine by 'international engines' of brazil.
gearbox by 'santana' of spain.


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Old 04-10-2005, 06:02   #5 (permalink)
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Re: End of Rover production?

On Sun, 10 Apr 2005 07:22:31 +1000, zapspam@wherever.inOz (frodo)
wrote:

>In article <r5bg511h6j7cioqj8671itao3qg6nnb8cf@4ax.com>,
>tim@101ambulance-urine.net wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 20:15:51 +0200, "Night Train"
>> <marin_nikola@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >Are the news authentic? Rover factory is on its end? What about services
>> >worldwide, parts and accessories supply?
>> >

>>
>> Yes, MG Rover. NOT Land Rover, which has absolutely no connection to
>> Rover other than being an engine customer.
>>

>
>Who 'made' the TDi300 engine in a 1997 Defender110 ??.... and the gearbox
>, too, for that matter. Is there any 'reference plate' with this info, or
>a cross reference list that relates to engine numbers and where the
>'construction' was made ??
>
>...frodo.


Land Rover made it at 'Solihull'. :-)


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Old 04-10-2005, 18:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: End of Rover production?

In article <9j1i51lllbffaj2h1vhkchjd9v3uovgp8c@4ax.com>, MVP
<mr.nice@*nospam*softhome.net> wrote:


> >Who 'made' the TDi300 engine in a 1997 Defender110 ??.... and the gearbox
> >, too, for that matter. Is there any 'reference plate' with this info, or
> >a cross reference list that relates to engine numbers and where the
> >'construction' was made ??


>
> Most likely,
> engine by 'international engines' of brazil.
> gearbox by 'santana' of spain.
>
>
> Regards.
> Mark.



Hehhehhehheh !!! A Vision of the future, eh, Mark ?

The future.......More likely at one of the gynormous plants currently
being constructed in China.... one GMH, the other Ford. Of course the Ford
'outgrowth' would have _nothing_ to do with the recent 'ultimatums'
delivered at Solihull that I read, would it...... ?.

Brazil and Spain, eh!...... I'll go and check my engine and gearbox right
now !! Here's me thinking I'd got one of the 'last of a breed' ( preceded
the chippy-'electronics' for starters) :)))

.... frodo.
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Old 04-11-2005, 03:01   #7 (permalink)
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On Mon, 11 Apr 2005 10:12:24 +1000, zapspam@wherever.inOz (frodo)
wrote:

>In article <9j1i51lllbffaj2h1vhkchjd9v3uovgp8c@4ax.com>, MVP
><mr.nice@*nospam*softhome.net> wrote:
>
>
>> >Who 'made' the TDi300 engine in a 1997 Defender110 ??.... and the gearbox
>> >, too, for that matter. Is there any 'reference plate' with this info, or
>> >a cross reference list that relates to engine numbers and where the
>> >'construction' was made ??

>
>>
>> Most likely,
>> engine by 'international engines' of brazil.
>> gearbox by 'santana' of spain.
>>
>>
>> Regards.
>> Mark.

>
>
>Hehhehhehheh !!! A Vision of the future, eh, Mark ?
>
>The future.......More likely at one of the gynormous plants currently
>being constructed in China.... one GMH, the other Ford. Of course the Ford
>'outgrowth' would have _nothing_ to do with the recent 'ultimatums'
>delivered at Solihull that I read, would it...... ?.
>
>Brazil and Spain, eh!...... I'll go and check my engine and gearbox right
>now !! Here's me thinking I'd got one of the 'last of a breed' ( preceded
>the chippy-'electronics' for starters) :)))
>
>... frodo.


I could always be wrong about that, but that's as I understand it, and
a good thing too as International make damn good engines and santana
make damn good gearboxes :o)


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Old 04-12-2005, 01:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: End of Rover production?

In message <zapspam-1004050722310001@1cust194.tnt2.gosford.au.da.uu.net>
zapspam@wherever.inOz (frodo) wrote:

> In article <r5bg511h6j7cioqj8671itao3qg6nnb8cf@4ax.com>,
> tim@101ambulance-urine.net wrote:
>
> > On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 20:15:51 +0200, "Night Train"
> > <marin_nikola@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >Are the news authentic? Rover factory is on its end? What about services
> > >worldwide, parts and accessories supply?
> > >

> >
> > Yes, MG Rover. NOT Land Rover, which has absolutely no connection to
> > Rover other than being an engine customer.
> >

>
> Who 'made' the TDi300 engine in a 1997 Defender110 ??.... and the gearbox
> , too, for that matter. Is there any 'reference plate' with this info, or
> a cross reference list that relates to engine numbers and where the
> 'construction' was made ??
>
> ...frodo.


Both made in the UK until they were superceeded (except LT95's
which were a Santana box), the engine went to Brazil (and
was/is fitted into GM and Mercedes light trucks). Where the
gearbox went (if anywhere) I don't know, but Santana is no
more, they packed in about 18 months/2 years
ago.

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Old 04-12-2005, 04:01   #9 (permalink)
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beamendsltd wrote:

> In message <zapspam-1004050722310001@1cust194.tnt2.gosford.au.da.uu.net>
> zapspam@wherever.inOz (frodo) wrote:
>
>> In article <r5bg511h6j7cioqj8671itao3qg6nnb8cf@4ax.com>,
>> tim@101ambulance-urine.net wrote:
>>
>> > On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 20:15:51 +0200, "Night Train"
>> > <marin_nikola@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > >Are the news authentic? Rover factory is on its end? What about
>> > >services worldwide, parts and accessories supply?
>> > >
>> >
>> > Yes, MG Rover. NOT Land Rover, which has absolutely no connection to
>> > Rover other than being an engine customer.
>> >

>>
>> Who 'made' the TDi300 engine in a 1997 Defender110 ??.... and the gearbox
>> , too, for that matter. Is there any 'reference plate' with this info, or
>> a cross reference list that relates to engine numbers and where the
>> 'construction' was made ??
>>
>> ...frodo.

>
> Both made in the UK until they were superceeded (except LT95's
> which were a Santana box), the engine went to Brazil (and
> was/is fitted into GM and Mercedes light trucks). Where the
> gearbox went (if anywhere) I don't know, but Santana is no
> more, they packed in about 18 months/2 years
> ago.
>


Are you sure about that? They seem to still be chugging out the PS10 with
the old LT85 gearbox.

http://www.santana-suzuki.es

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Old 04-12-2005, 08:01   #10 (permalink)
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In message <3vlsi2-hh2.ln1@snoopy.intra.geekstuff.me.uk>
"Paul S. Brown" <landies@geekstuff.tv> wrote:

> beamendsltd wrote:
>
> > In message <zapspam-1004050722310001@1cust194.tnt2.gosford.au.da.uu.net>
> > zapspam@wherever.inOz (frodo) wrote:
> >
> >> In article <r5bg511h6j7cioqj8671itao3qg6nnb8cf@4ax.com>,
> >> tim@101ambulance-urine.net wrote:
> >>
> >> > On Sat, 9 Apr 2005 20:15:51 +0200, "Night Train"
> >> > <marin_nikola@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > >Are the news authentic? Rover factory is on its end? What about
> >> > >services worldwide, parts and accessories supply?
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> > Yes, MG Rover. NOT Land Rover, which has absolutely no connection to
> >> > Rover other than being an engine customer.
> >> >
> >>
> >> Who 'made' the TDi300 engine in a 1997 Defender110 ??.... and the gearbox
> >> , too, for that matter. Is there any 'reference plate' with this info, or
> >> a cross reference list that relates to engine numbers and where the
> >> 'construction' was made ??
> >>
> >> ...frodo.

> >
> > Both made in the UK until they were superceeded (except LT95's
> > which were a Santana box), the engine went to Brazil (and
> > was/is fitted into GM and Mercedes light trucks). Where the
> > gearbox went (if anywhere) I don't know, but Santana is no
> > more, they packed in about 18 months/2 years
> > ago.
> >

>
> Are you sure about that? They seem to still be chugging out the PS10 with
> the old LT85 gearbox.
>
> http://www.santana-suzuki.es
>
> P.


Thats's Santana (Ex Land Rover), as opposed to Santana-Suzuki,
I believe they were (technically, anyway) different companies.

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