Tim Lanocha's Triumph TR8 with Rover V8     Lanocha Racing

Tim Lanocha's Triumph TR8 with 5.0 LITER Rover V8

(as recorded by Dan Masters)

This is not what Buick/Oldsmobile/Pontiac had in mind when they designed this engine back in the '50s, was it? From 215ci to 302ci...

TR8 burn-out

The Rover 4.6 engine has been stroked and bored to 5.0 liter, with 11:1 pistons, Manley rods, ported, polished and flow bench tested heads and a custom sheetmetal intake.

Fuel is controlled by an SDS EM-3D injection, ignition is with an MSD distributor and 6AL.

A custom bellhousing as been fitted, with a T56, 6 speed transmission. A custom 4-link 8 3/4" Mopar differential with 3:91 ring and pinion gears handle the massive increase in torque. Quarter mile: 12.568 @ 108!

drag racing TR8

fabricated intake manifolds

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