Engineering Professionals, Automotive Enthusiasts – Rover V8 and TVR Specialists

At Lloyd Specialist Developments we specialise in maintaining, repairing and modifying classic and specialist vehicles. From 1930s to 1990s, both for road and for competition, we carry out a wide range of automotive work – including engine tuning, servicing & maintenance, restoration, brake & suspension upgrades, supercharger & turbocharger conversions & upgrades, automotive wiring and much more!

We are a team of professional, qualified automotive / aerospace engineers and, as enthusiasts ourselves, we always strive to ensure the highest standard of work.

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Tuning and Modifying the Rover V8

Our book ‘Tuning and Modifying the Rover V8 Engine’Β is now available!

Modified 1988 Toyota Hilux with 3.5-litre Rover V8 we had in today for carburettor and ignition tuning. ... See moreSee less

Modified 1988 Toyota Hilux with 3.5-litre Rover V8 we had in today for carburettor and ignition tuning.

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Not 100% sure about the colour...s..

Certainly different

Subaru Impreza we had in for an ECU remap this week. It had already been remapped elsewhere but we still made big gains in horsepower and torque! All figures shown are directly at the hubs. ... See moreSee less

Subaru Impreza we had in for an ECU remap this week. It had already been remapped elsewhere but we still made big gains in horsepower and torque! All figures shown are directly at the hubs.

Empire single seater race car we had in for DTA ECU tuning earlier this week. Final power runs on our Dynapack hub dyno - listen to the GSXR bike engine howl! ... See moreSee less

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V8's better

Was waiting for this

On this hot summer afternoon Nathan has been mostly... welding a classic Mini! πŸ”₯β˜€οΈ ... See moreSee less

On this hot summer afternoon Nathan has been mostly... welding a classic Mini! πŸ”₯β˜€οΈ

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Rather you than me. Nice neat beads there though :-)

Empire single seater racecar, with GSXR bike engine. In for DTA engine management tuning yesterday. ... See moreSee less

Empire single seater racecar, with GSXR bike engine. In for DTA engine management tuning yesterday.

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Not sure you needed a trailer, i reckon you could carry that between you ;-)

Testing a Triumph TR8 on the dyno yesterday. With 3.9-litre Rover V8 running on a Holley 390 carburettor. The customer had done the carb adjustments themselves before this dyno session and remarkably it was perfect! ... See moreSee less

Testing a Triumph TR8 on the dyno yesterday. With 3.9-litre Rover V8 running on a Holley 390 carburettor. The customer had done the carb adjustments themselves before this dyno session and remarkably it was perfect!