Rover 3-litre (1959-60)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

Below are the technical specifications and any performance numbers we could get.

Engine

Bore & Stroke 77.8mm x 105mm
Displacement
2995cc
Firing order
1,5,3,6,2,4
Oil pressure (hot)
55-65 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor
Single SU HD8 horizontal
Needle
UF

Valving

Intake tappet clearance
0.006″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance
0.006″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication E.P. mark on flywheel
Intake valve opens 17½° BTDC

Ignition

Breaker gap 0.014″ – 0.016″
Plug gap 0.029″ – 0.032″
Ignition timing indication
3° mark on flywheel
Ignition timing
3° BTDC

Clutch

Clutch type 10″ Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings Ferodo

Brakes

Brake type
Girling Hyd. vac.-servo assisted
Brake linings
Ferodo

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In 0″ to 18
Camber
Caster angle 1° neg.
King pin angle