OT and On T ! Batteries and V8 - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > PAG Vehicle Discussion > Land Rover
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-14-2005, 11:02   #1 (permalink)
Richard
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
OT and On T ! Batteries and V8

Off topic first: A while ago somebody said about a site that sells and/or
refurbishes rechargable batteries for power tools etc. Anyone know the site
addy?

Now On Topic: Anyone know what happened to the Rover V8 engine production
line, will it be made again by someone else?

Thanks
Richard


  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-14-2005, 14:01   #2 (permalink)
bulldurham73
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: OT and On T ! Batteries and V8


"Richard" <NO.SPAM@AT.NOSPAM.co.uk> wrote in message
news:zSKLe.4801$P.21@fe3.news.blueyonder.co.uk...
> Off topic first: A while ago somebody said about a site that sells and/or
> refurbishes rechargable batteries for power tools etc. Anyone know the
> site addy?
>
> Now On Topic: Anyone know what happened to the Rover V8 engine production
> line, will it be made again by someone else?
>
> Thanks
> Richard
>mdsbattery.co.uk -any sort of batteries , good on delivery and price too



  Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2005, 16:01   #3 (permalink)
Adam Vazquez Kb2Jpd
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: OT and On T ! Batteries and V8

Richard wrote:
> Off topic first: A while ago somebody said about a site that sells and/or
> refurbishes rechargable batteries for power tools etc. Anyone know the site
> addy?
>
> Now On Topic: Anyone know what happened to the Rover V8 engine production
> line, will it be made again by someone else?
>
> Thanks
> Richard
>
>


As for the V8: The design goes back to the 1960s, available as a
Buick/Oldsmobile and now as the Rover v8 and loved by the British as a powerful
and low weight aluminium V8.

It will go on and on and on until petro or diesel go out of fashion. You might
want to google or amazon the Rover books from Hardcastle. I have one and the
book Rover V8 is a excellent resource on the history and installation of the
Rover V8.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2005, 16:01   #4 (permalink)
Paul S. Brown
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: OT and On T ! Batteries and V8

Adam Vazquez Kb2Jpd wrote:

> Richard wrote:
>> Off topic first: A while ago somebody said about a site that sells and/or
>> refurbishes rechargable batteries for power tools etc. Anyone know the
>> site addy?
>>
>> Now On Topic: Anyone know what happened to the Rover V8 engine production
>> line, will it be made again by someone else?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Richard
>>
>>

>
> As for the V8: The design goes back to the 1960s, available as a
> Buick/Oldsmobile and now as the Rover v8 and loved by the British as a
> powerful and low weight aluminium V8.
>
> It will go on and on and on until petro or diesel go out of fashion. You
> might want to google or amazon the Rover books from Hardcastle. I have one
> and the book Rover V8 is a excellent resource on the history and
> installation of the Rover V8.



The "Rover" production line for the V8 closed around 2 years ago - did
somebody pick it up when I wasn't looking? I thought the last production
unit went to the museum at Gaydon a while ago.

P.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2005, 16:01   #5 (permalink)
Richard
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: OT and On T ! Batteries and V8

I believe the engine production line was up for sale. Just wondered if
anyone did actually buy it?

Richard



"Paul S. Brown" <pol@geekstuff.tv> wrote in message
news:3m9uqaF161tljU1@individual.net...
> Adam Vazquez Kb2Jpd wrote:
>
>> Richard wrote:
>>> Off topic first: A while ago somebody said about a site that sells
>>> and/or
>>> refurbishes rechargable batteries for power tools etc. Anyone know the
>>> site addy?
>>>
>>> Now On Topic: Anyone know what happened to the Rover V8 engine
>>> production
>>> line, will it be made again by someone else?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Richard
>>>
>>>

>>
>> As for the V8: The design goes back to the 1960s, available as a
>> Buick/Oldsmobile and now as the Rover v8 and loved by the British as a
>> powerful and low weight aluminium V8.
>>
>> It will go on and on and on until petro or diesel go out of fashion. You
>> might want to google or amazon the Rover books from Hardcastle. I have
>> one
>> and the book Rover V8 is a excellent resource on the history and
>> installation of the Rover V8.

>
>
> The "Rover" production line for the V8 closed around 2 years ago - did
> somebody pick it up when I wasn't looking? I thought the last production
> unit went to the museum at Gaydon a while ago.
>
> P.



  Reply With Quote
Old 08-15-2005, 03:01   #6 (permalink)
Austin Shackles
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: OT and On T ! Batteries and V8

On or around Sun, 14 Aug 2005 22:37:06 GMT, "Richard"
<NO.SPAM@AT.NOSPAM.co.uk> enlightened us thusly:

>I believe the engine production line was up for sale. Just wondered if
>anyone did actually buy it?
>


You believe correctly, but I don't know if anyone bought it, no.
--
Austin Shackles. www.ddol-las.net my opinions are just that
"Festina Lente" (Hasten slowly) Suetonius (c.70-c.140) Augustus, 25
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > PAG Vehicle Discussion > Land Rover



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:42.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.