DV8 - Rover V8 Distributor for Rover V8 Engines Pre 1976 replaces Lucas 35D V8
This Powerspark 35D V8 Distributor is a direct replacement for the Lucas 35D or 35DLM8 V8 Distributor. We offer this for all types of Rover V8 engine, see below for details.
It is a brand new casting complete and pre-fitted with Powerspark Electronic Ignition for 'plug and play' fitment.
Comes complete with a Powermax rotor arm, improved over the original by using a moulded design instead of a rivet.
The Lucas 35D V8 was used for many years in vehicles that used the Rover V8 engine. Your Rover V8 engine is either classed as early or late, which dictates which drive gear the distributor utilises
We offer two different distributors for the Rover V8 engine depending on if it is Early or Late:
Rover V8 Distributors for Early Rover V8 Pre 1976:
SKU D29 - Powerspark Lucas 35D V8 distributor electronic with Powerspark Ignition Module
SKU D29M11 - Powerspark Lucas 35D V8 distributor electronic with Genuine Lucas Ignition Module
Rover V8 Distributors for Late Rover V8 Post 1976:
SKU D2 - Powerspark Lucas 35D V8 distributor electronic with Powerspark Ignition Module
SKU D2911 - Powerspark Lucas 35D V8 distributor electronic with Genuine Lucas Ignition Module
EARLY ROVER V8 ENGINES - Pre 1976
1967–1973 Rover P5B
1968–1976 Rover P6B
1968–1990 Morgan Plus 8
1970–1989 Range Rover Classic
1973–1976 MGB GT V8
1976–1987 Rover SD1
1972–1978 Land Rover 101 Forward Control military vehicle
LATE ROVER V8 ENGINES - Post 1976
1979–1981/2 Triumph TR8
1978–1985 Land Rover Series III "Stage One"
1980–1990 TVR 350i
1989–2004 Land Rover Discovery
1983–1994 Land Rover 90/110/Defender
1990–2004 Morgan Plus 8
1991–1995 Ginetta G33
1992–1996 MG RV8
1986–1993 TVR S Series
1989–1995 Range Rover 3.9
1994–1998 Land Rover Defender
1986–1991 Sisu NA-140 BT all-terrain transport vehicle
As many engines have been swapped or have been converted to the later front cover, it is not always easy to identify whether a Rover V8 is early or late.
This can be done from the engine number, so if you aren't sure, please call us.
ABOUT THE POWERSPARK RANGE OF DISTRIBUTORS:
Our points distributors are a complete replacement, with a new set of points housed inside and brand new distributor casting with new distributor cap. OK to use with copper core HT leads.
Looks like an original points distributor but contains a Powerspark Electronic Ignition Module. Not suitable for use with copper HT Leads
High Energy Electronic Distributors (ONLY FOR USE WITH HIGH ENERGY IGNITION COIL)
As above but with 3 x the spark power for race and high performance applications.
ABOUT THE POWERSPARK RANGE OF IGNITION COILS:
Powerspark CS Ignition Coil (CS)
A traditional classic car ignition coil suitable for any points or electronic ignition system. An ideal alternative to the Lucas DLB105 Ignition Coil.
Lucas DLB105 Ignition Coil (DLB105)
A genuine Lucas 3 ohm high performance 12v ignition coil, Lucas part number DLB105.
Viper Ignition Coil (VCS)
A modern high performance dry core 3.0 ohm coil. No sloshing, no dripping, just consistent performance when mounted on any angle.
Powerspark CE Ignition Coil (CE) (ONLY FOR USE WITH A HIGH ENERGY DISTRIBUTOR)
High energy version of the Powerspark CS, with a primary resistance of 1.5 Ohms.
Viper High Energy Ignition Coil (VCE) (ONLY FOR USE WITH A HIGH ENERGY DISTRIBUTOR)
The High Energy version or our popular Viper ignition coil. 0.7 Ohms primary resistance.
Lucas DLB198 High Energy Ignition Coil (ONLY FOR USE WITH A HIGH ENERGY DISTRIBUTOR)
A genuine Lucas DLB198 Ignition Coil, 0.8 Ohms resistance
About Powerspark Double Silicone Performance 8mm HT Leads:
Our HT leads use double silicone insulation surrounding a carbon ferroflex core for maximum spark transfer and minimal power loss.
This combination gives you a strong, reliable, long lasting HT lead that’s perfect for use with electronic ignition.
These HT leads are resistant to temperature, water, oil and chemical degradation.
They meet ISO 3808 quality standard.
- UK made HT Lead
- Double silicone outer with highly conductive carbon ferroflex core
- Extremely strong and durable
- Ideal for use with electronic ignition