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1953 Alvis Speciial Rolls Royce B81 engine SOLD

Not for sale - it has been sold via a Car and Classic Free Ad
Alvis special  Rolls Royce 6.5 litre straight 8 B81 high compression engine with big valve cylinder head. Coupled to a Thornycroft 4 speed manual gearbox. ( Engine and gearbox from a Dennis fire engine )
This engine produces in the region of 220 bhp and with a bit of tuning will reach over 300 bhp.
It was built in the early 1980s and underwent major changes then ,not much of the old Alvis left now.
Rolls Royce engine fitted at a later date

Registered as 1953 Alvis TC 21 two seater sports.
V5c in my name.

Running and driving with brakes. Lots of work carried out. New clutch- alternator -brake lines- rewired etc. Working indicators and lights. Tyres as new.
When bought it had a stuck valve and the cylinder head was removed to rectify this and bores were found to be in excellent condition. Seats are tatty and would be better replaced with low bucket ones. A few minor bits and bobs to do ( no real cost involved ) and adjustments to make eg brakes , clutch , tracking and checking over.
It is 4.1 metres ( 160 inch ) in length and 1.6 metre ( 63 inch ) in width. 

Transportation can be arranged - payment prior.
Cash or bank transfer on collection.
I may consider a part exchange

Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Alvis
Model Special
Year 1953
Country UK
Town Darwen
Status Private
Ref C1177490

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