Fully Programmable Engine Management Kit – Lucas 14CUX Rover V8

This is the complete kit to convert your Lucas 14CUX Rover V8 engine to a fully mappable fuelling and distributor-less (DIS) 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;
  • Canems Injection Manual;
  • Complete 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;
  • Distributor Bung (Aluminium);
  • Ignition Coil Packs;
  • Rover V8 Coil Pack Bracket (GEMS type or custom Power-steering Bracket mounted);
  • 8x Custom 8mm HT Leads;
  • 8x NGK Spark Plugs (BPR6ES, BPR7ES or BPR8ES – please specify when ordering);
  • 36-1 Trigger Wheel (4 or 6 bolt pulley mounted – please specify when ordering);
  • VR Crank Sensor;
  • Crank Sensor Bracket (Serpentine or Pre-Serp – please specify when ordering);
  • Air Temperature Sensor;
  • USB Programming Cable;
  • RS232 Programming Cable;
  • Software CD;
  • Kit installation manual;
  • 1 Year Parts Guarantee.

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.


  • 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.

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 – £2800 plus VAT

Fully Programmable Engine Management Kit – Lucas 14CUX Rover V8
£1729 Ex VAT