I like the Mk1 SD1 -
I was going to hot rod this a bit but only got a part of the way there before I realised I had too many projects and not enough life and it had to go.
Anyway, I had a Vitesse (which is a Mk2 SD1) which I bought as somebody’s unfinished project which I used to upgrade the Mk1. I fitted the 4-
I had the Vitesse’s wheels painted gold, fitted the Mk1’s door mechanisms into the Vitesse’s doors fitted them ( apart from of couple of holes they are identical) and fitted the chin spoiler from the Vitesse (but resisted the temptation to fit the tailgate spoiler). Then I had the car re-
I then turned to the engine. My intention was to use the T-
I modified a front sub-
However, I did install the cooling system. It involved a Davies-
The next page describes how the system worked.
More pictures and details of work carried out follow:
Rover SD1 Mk1