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Rover 827 Vitesse 5 Speed

Short footage of a MK1 Rover 827 Vitesse 5 speed, being driven by a moron!!! The owner is the guy in mid film, with the worried smile on his face! I cannot believe, that a few months later, I went on to own this car... superb bit of kit, and my 2nd Honda V6 powered Rover....


 


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Rover - Service Insight - Rover Security
Rover - Service Insight - Rover Security Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you have any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you. The video takes a detailed look at the various security alarm systems fitted to the 1995 Rover Cars range, including the new Rover 400. Programme Content -Security alarm systems -Emergency access code -Handset and key operation -Systems finding 29 Minutes





Rover Salesman training video - 800 series
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Rover - Variable Valve Control - VVC
Rover - Variable Valve Control - VVC Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you have any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you. an informative program on the operation of the VVC system fitted the K Series Engine Programme Content - An overview of Rover 'K' Series engine - Principles of the 4 stroke engine cycle - 3D graphics showing the principles of Variable Valve Control - How the principles of VVC are transmitted into reality on the 'K' Series engine - Cam period variation and increases in power and torque - Servicing aspects of the new engine RLB 0201





Rover - Rover 200 Series - Technicial Reveal
Rover - Rover 200 Series - Technicial Reveal Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you have any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you. Programme Content 1.4 K Series Engine and 1.6 Litre Engine Transmissions Steering, Suspension and Brakes Features and Controls Services SMD 8739/1 1989





Rover - Rover 600 - Product Insight
Rover - Rover 600 - Product Insight Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you have any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you. Programme Content A review of the upcoming Rover 600 range and the differences between the models. ST0046 1993





Rover - Familiarisation Program 800 Series - Part 1 - HQ
Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you.





Rover 827Si 1989 model
A classic in the making, the Rover 827 from 1989





ELECTRIC WINDOWS/SUNROOF BEEPING? Car Fix. Program Drivers Door Switches. Rover 800 820 825 827
This is how to stop your windows and/or sunroof from beeping on your Rover 800. I needed to do the ones on my Rover 800 (Zircon Silver Coupe No.1) after reconnecting the battery. This will usually solve the beeping (although it normally takes a few more goes!). If the windows do still beep, then you may have to remove the door panels and use some spray grease on the cables/mechanicals! Sometimes the drivers switch pack may need resoldering, as they do suffer from dry solder joints on occassion. (as you have two switches on each window in every car, then if one does work and one does not, then it is worth resoldering the one that does not fully function). Also some owners do seem to suggest problems occuring as a result of bad connections in the main fuse box too! So if the above stuff fails it will do you no harm to have that resoldered too!





Design with Style -- The Rover SD1
Rover and British Leyland were beset by problems in the mid 1970s. Out of this cauldron of mismanagement came the Rover SD1 in 1976. It was called SD for the Specialist Division and 1 for the first car to come from the in-house styling department. Despite a dramatic, innovative design both inside and out, the option of classic V8 grunt, and more or less universally praised dynamics, the SD1's reputation -and its longevity suffered at the hands of a company in meltdown. And it could all have been so different. The car, which was styled by Rover's design genius David Bache, had some grand ambitions. It had been designed to look like a family version of contemporary Italian supercars (they even got a load of Italian supercars in for comparison purposes early in the design process), while the attractive interior was intelligently designed from both a user's and an engineering perspective. Such was BL's confidence in it that they ploughed £31 million into a new factory (which in the end would be mothballed after just five years it even received rave reviews from the motoring press. "It is hard to be over-enthusiastic about the new 3500" said Autocar. "On every score, its qualities justify any kind of enthusiasm. It would have been hard to predict, especially looking at the bald paper specification, just how well the car would perform, handle and ride. "Add to that the spaciousness and aerodynamic efficiency of the body, and the attention paid to ensuring that the car will last, and it is easy to see why all competitors are casting worried glances, not only at the car but also at its price. If the 3500 will be built in sufficient numbers, if the quality can be maintained along with the price, and if the ground is not cut from under its wheels by ill-advised legislation, the new 3500 should be one of the successes of the decade." But production numbers, of course, could not be maintained and nor could the quality. And all we are left with in the 21st century is a whole bag of 'what ifs' and a dwindling handful of what was once one of the most promising cars ever to be created in Britain. Source: http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?t=996733





Rover - Rover 75 - Petrol and Diesel Engines Introduction
Rover - Rover 75 - Petrol and Diesel Engines Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you have any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you. Section 1 - General Features of all engine variants Locations of fluid Reservoirs under the Bonnet Engine Twin Tie Bar Torque Axis Mounting System Radiators, Fan and Cooling System ECD-3, Year 200 European Regulations- Including on Board Diagnostics Section 2 - The M47R Diesel Engine General Description Coolant Heater Acilliaries Drive Belts turbo Charger and Intercooler Bosch "common rail" Direct Injection System Diesel Engine and Cruise control Section 3 - K 1.8 Petrol Engine Introduction Catalytic Converter System Dual Mass Flywheel and Hall Effect Sensor The Camshaft Belt and the Air Conditioning Drive Belt MEMS-3 Engine Management System Oxygen Sensors Idle Speed Valve Section 4 - KV6 Engine - 2.5 and 2.0 Litre Introduction Damp Cylinder Liners Exhaust Valve and Head Gaskets New Auxiliary Drive Belt Inlet Manifold (VIS) Air Assist Injectors Spark Plugs Siemens Engine Management System Hall Effect Crankshaft Position Sender Temperature and Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor Knock Sensor ECD-3 and Oxygen Sensors Running Time 32 minutes 1999





Abusing a Rover 820!!
This one was picked up as a "non runner", with a severe head gasket problem... so we intended to strip it of all useable bits, to keep our own 800's going.... Although we had V6's, a lot of the other bits were common... and this was a particularly rare 8v model, with a carburettor, it seemed a shame to kill it, but we did, and had some fun in the process... I'd like to add that I am NOWHERE to be seen in this vid!





Rover - Service Insight - Rover 800 Series - A Technical Reveal
Rover - Service Insight - Rover 800 Series - A Technical Reveal Copied directly from a dealership VHS video If you have any Austin/Rover videos, especially relating to the Maestro and Montego models, we would love to hear from you. Programme Content: Underbonnet layout 2.0 litre T series engine Suspension, steering and brakes Burglar alarm Electric windows Lazy locking Interior features SMD 8527/1 1991





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Rover 800 Coupe roadtest
1991 Rover 800 Coupe roadtest.





Rover 820 Vitesse Sport Turbo Fastback in BRG*
*British Racing Green* This is a late 1999 Rover Vitesse Sport - 200BHP version - in British Racing Green with standard half leather Recaro interior. It's as original as I could find, I bought it with a dump valve fitted and after market stereo, but that's it - everything else is standard. Oh yes, I fitted a chrome mesh front grill too! I do like these 800's/820's/825's/Vitesse/Sterlings - I've had loads over the years and Sd1's too. You can see my project SD1 VDP EFi in the background. Thanks for looking and check out my other Rover clips. P.S :) - tehe, got my dad to write it out - :)





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