~ Technical - Engines ~
Here is a whole host of stuff for Engines & Gearbox's, you should find something interesting here.
A bit of the Technical stuff on this page has been written by Dave Andrews.
Bike Engine Specs & Comparison - A Comparison table for 24 of the more powerful bike engines about today
Car Engine Specs & Comparison - This is a comparison table for the more popular car engine choices with weight, dimensions etc. Now includes Rover V8.
Engine Weights - Want to know how heavy your engine is, check this out.
Engine & Transmission Weights - Engine and Transmission Weights are here.
Fitting a Vauxhall XE - My Guide to fitting an XE into a Narrow bodied SE (with parts list)
Gearbox Specs & Comparison - Another comparison table to help you choose your gearbox
How to Powertune a Ford SOHC - This is a manual on how to Power Tune a Pinto Engine -
Note: Acrobat Reader required - 34.7kb
Remote Gear Extention - A DIY option for a remote linkage to fit a Type 9 Gearbox. (Right click and "Save as" .pdf file)
Dellorto DHLA Carb Tuning - This is a brilliant article on Tuning the Dellorto DHLA Carburettors by Dave Andrews. It has the added advantage that you can download it too.
Webber DCOE Carb Tuning - Another brilliant article as above but on the Webber DCOE Carbs.
Camshaft Selection - A Guide to Camshaft selection by Dave Andrews
Ignition Timing - This describes how to set-up you ignition for Modified Engines by Dave Andrews.
Rover K Series Development - A must read on the K Series engine if your thinking of fitting/upgrading one from Dave Andrews.
Engine Management - The basics of engine management can be found here by kind permission of Dave again.
Making a Quick shift - Dave's guide to making a quick shift for a Ford Gearbox.Visit