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Fully Programmable Engine Management Kit - GEMS Rover V8

This is the complete kit to convert your GEMS Rover V8 engine to a Canems fully programmable engine management system.

Whether it is a TVR or a Land-Rover, this kit includes everything you need for the conversion. The engine management controls both fuelling and ignition and comes pre-loaded with a base map to get your vehicle up and running straight after installation. Ideal for Rover V8 engines with LPG, bio-fuel, nitrous, turbochargers and superchargers.

This kit includes:

  • Canems Engine Control Unit (ECU) - IP67 water-proof, complete with base map 
  • ECU manual;
  • Custom Rover V8 Engine Wiring Loom with ECU Multi-Plug - complete 3.2m loom with all required OEM grade weather-proof connectors fitted. All connectors and un-terminated cables are individually labelled for straight-forward installation. Individual fused main relay. OEM protective outer sheathing;
  • 1-Bar MAP Sensor;
  • Bosch 2-wire PWM Idle Valve - replaces OEM Idle Valve;
  • Silicon Reducer Hoses - for Idle Valve;
  • Stepper Motor Housing Blanking Plug
  • Silicon Vacuum Hose;
  • 4mm T-Piece;
  • Air Temperature Sensor;
  • USB Programming Cable;
  • RS232 Programming Cable;
  • Software CD;
  • Kit installation manual;
  • 1 Year Parts Guarantee.
    TVR Chimaera with coil-packs

The main benefits of purchasing this kit:

  1. Full technical support available via telephone and e-mail;
  2. Ability to alter timing and fuel maps for any future modifications;
  3. Increased performance - throughout the rev range;
  4. Greatly increased part throttle economy;
  5. Greatly improved drive-ability - better throttle response, smoother running, etc;
  6. Improved reliability - inc. waterproof ignition capability;
  7. Dual fuel / dual map capability;
  8. Boost control for turbo-charged applications;
  9. Increased LPG performance.

Made in England, the ECU is the latest development by CanEMS.


  • Semi-Sequential Fuel Injection Control for 8 Cylinders;
  • Wasted Spark Ignition for 8 Cylinders;
  • 2 Wide-band or Narrow-band Lambda Inputs - with Closed Loop Control and 3D Target Air-Fuel Ratio map;
  • Two Switchable 3D Fuel Injection Maps with 252 programmable sites;
  • Two Switchable 3D Ignition Timing Maps with 252 programmable sites;
  • Built-in Coil Control (no external modules required - e.g.: EDIS);
  • 3D Injection Timing Map with 252 programmable sites;
  • 12000rpm capability;
  • Programmable Hard and Soft Rev Limiters;
  • Programmable Shift Light output;
  • Programmable Correction Maps for Coolant Temperature, Air Temperature and Cranking;
  • Programmable Transient Enrichments;
  • Staged Injector Control;
  • 3D PWM Output - with 252 programmable sites - ideal for open-loop Boost Control;
  • PWM valve and/or Spark Scatter Idle control;
  • Closed Loop Idle control;
  • All settings Real-Time Programmable;
  • Adjustable Coil Dwell Control;
  • MAP or TPS based Load Sensors can be utilised;
  • RPM input from either VR or Hall Effect Sensor with 36-1 or 60-2 toothed wheel - please state when ordering;
  • Data-logging of up to 24 optional parameters, with adjustable recording rate;
  • Diagnostic Recording of Max. / Min. Inputs and Outputs;
  • IP67 Waterproof ECU - ideal for off-roading.

The distributor-less ignition system provides waterproof ignition capability, particularly ideal for off-road applications.

Coil-packs working perfectly in extreme conditions!

Note that we also sell an Ignition Only Engine Management Kit for Rover V8's with carburettors, although this kit can also be used as an ignition-only kit.

Rover V8 Engine Management Kit, Installation, Set-up & Mapping - for Fuel-Injected, Naturally-aspirated Rover V8's - £1730 plus VAT

Rolling road mapping services are available at competitive prices for many applications, including forced induction and alternative fuels. Please contact us with your requirements.

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We usually have these engine management kits in stock, but please call to confirm before ordering.

Fully Programmable Engine Management Kit - GEMS Rover V8

£1250 Ex VAT

Delivery Information

UK Mainland Delivery is Free.

Engine Management Wiring Looms are made to order at Lloyd Specialist Developments and have a lead-time of 2 weeks.
All other parts are kept in stock.

If you have any questions or would like some technical assistance, please call us on 01985 988082 or contact us via e-mail.