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Amazing car, sound and performance in superb condition. 1996 8k miles . Receipts and modifications and upgrades from RPI and Terry Nightingale plus original invoice from factory. Open to offers. Contact James on 07986 201069. Stage 3 cylinder leads Piper 285 camshaft Tornado ECU upgrade chip K&N free flow air filter AVO competition shock absorbers Competition adjustable springs 4pot AP racing upgrade Underslung exhaust system LSD Battery cut off switch Vented nose cone with alloy radiator Chrome upper and lower wishbones
So as you can tell from the title, yesterday did not end well... I've had my SEight for 6 months now and in that time have uprated the cooling system, sorted the brakes, fitted new wheels and have done a basic service - oil, filters etc. Not done anything on the engine apart from that. However while cruising home after a great day at Bedford Autodrome, the old V8 punched a hole in the side of the block, spitting lumps of metal on to the road. Presumably some sort of con rod failure - the RAC man suggested possible blocked or oil starved con rod bearing. - Is it worthwhi