Hi has anyone done the Rocketeer v6 conversion to their car, that I can have a look at, as I want to do this to mine.
Mine is a 2004 1.8
You are too late to buy one of their kits:
Hi yes I know about the kit situation they sent me an email just before xmas, but I want to see clearances etc! Some of it I’m planning to make myself some of it I can get from the US ie cross member and the diff mods but I want to see it is worth doing or just go for a Lexus V8. Thanks Ian ps I’m north London/Essex borders
Wow! one brave man… Ive seen the car throttle guy’s doing just this on a MK1 called Phill. God knows how they actually did it on a drive way? Id love to do this to my NB, but Allas money and ability evade me. Good look in your quest. Please keep us updated with your progress.
I too was looking at the Rockteer modification. Having nearly finished a complete body shell restoration for it to go into, I then got the pre-Christmas email. not best pleased.
So I am open for suggestions, currently I have the same model as Ian without the engine and other parts that I would not have needed, but do not have the £12k to get Rocketeer to build me a turn key v6.
Hi, had an email from Rocketeer guys to say they are now going to sell the v6 jag kits again.
Thanks for the heads up, but I already talked myself into a turbo conversion on basis of cost vs power gain.
Hi I supercharged mx mx5 lol sounds great
Decided to go for the v8 route, so brought a Lexus Ls400 stripped most out just waiting for my neighbour to lift it out with his tele handler as the ground is to muddy for a hoist will keep you updated, I do know there are a couple ready done, so if anyone know anyone how owns one of them I would like to see one for clearance etc. Thanks Ian
Seen this done& thought that looks a great idea. It would be something I would love to do even just for the v8 soundtrack. Keep us posted how it goes.
How is this progressing? Do you have a plan yet?