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The Alternative Parts List / Information for the Chimaera

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Created 25/10/03

Last Updated 25/09/14

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LIGHTS. MIRRORS. HORN. SWITCHES. ENGINE. BRAKES. STEERING.
DIFF / GEARBOX. SHOCK ABSORBERS. MISCELLANEOUS. RUNNING GEAR SETTINGS CHIMAERA. TYRE PRESSURES.
FLUID SPECIFICATION. DIMENSIONS. TVR BREAKERS. PUBLICATIONS. Service Cards. PARTS SUPPLIERS.

CHIMAERA PARTS
TVR PART NUMBER
ALTERNATIVE PART INFO
NOTES
LIGHTS
Headlamp sealed unit

 

Valeo Part No.
984191

Later model dip beam lamps
Headlamp Bulb.  

 

 
Front Indicator Lens.

 

Lucas FV760734

Chieftan Tank?
Side Indicator Lens.(orange)  

Ford

Ford
Side Indicator Lens.(Clear)  

Ford
Finis No.3029630

Oval
Rear Lights.

 

Ford Fiesta MK 3

 
MIRRORS
Door Mirror (Ribbed type).

S28U 10013

Citroen CX

As fitted to Griff and Chimaera.

Brodie Engineering (Citroen Specialists)can supply spare parts

www.brodie.co.uk
Mirror Stalk (CX type)  

95647738

Part Number: 95647738
Part Description: mirror stalk cx mk 2
Model Code: MA
Price: 8.47 (May 2005)
www.brodie.co.uk

Picture of mirror can be found on this site and spares for mirror

Click Here
Rubber Trim Around Mirror.

TU 0436

Team Central TVR

Rubber O rings 5 1/2 inch
diameter by 1/8 th inch
(4 per mirror).
Mirror Glass Drivers.  

SRG 40
(Citroen CX mirror)

Summit Automotive
Tel 01295 270770
Mirror Glass Passenger.  

SRG 44
(Citroen CX mirror)

www.summitauto.co.uk
Order from motor factors.
Rear View Mirror.  

 

 
HORN
Low Note Horn.  

Unipart GGE 151

Horn Marked Mixo
Type 99
High Note Horn.  

Unipart GGE 152

 
SWITCHES
Column (Ind/lights/wipers).  

Leven Tecnology. Alloy relacements

Vauxhall Cavalier.
Leven Technology
Electric Window Switches.  

 

Vauxhall
Heater Fan Switch. (Early Models)  

Vauxhall Part No.
90 103289

Vauxhall Cavalier (1982-1988)
FILTERS
Oil Filter.  

Land Rover Part No.
ERR 3340

Unipart part no.
for the small filter is
GFE320

Champion C145

Halfords HOF249

 
Air Filter.  

Pipercross filter

Pipercross Cusomer Services
Tel 01604 494945
Fuel Filters.  

G3829

 
ENGINE
Distributor Cap.  

Lucas 44870

 
Spark Plugs (8).  

NGK B7ECS

 
Spark Plug extensions (8).  

 

Vauxhall Cavalier
Stepper Mtor.  

Lucas 73312

 
Purge Valve.  

Lucas 84926a/25526954/0852B

 
Carbon Filter.  

Land Rover ESR2218

 
Ignition Coil.  

Bosch
For Rover V8
Part No. PRC 6574

Supplied for Griffith 500
Ignition Coil.  

Lucas DLB 198

1995 Chimaera 400
Ignition Module.  

Lucas
Part No.PRC6574

Lucas DAB 118

 




1995 Chimaera 400

As used on the 1.3 Metro
Alternator.(Early)  

Lucas A115

55 amp early type-Ford Escort etc
Alternator.(Late)  

Lucas A127
70 Amp

Not sure about Serpentine?
Alternator Belt (pre serpentine)  

ERC5836 / 2333

 
Starter Motor.  

Lucas M78R
70 Amp

SD1, LR v8s - even rover 820
Sump Plug.  

 

 
Sump Plug Washer.  

 

 
Fuel Pump.  

Bosch 0580464008

1995 Chimaera 400

Believe this is the same pump as is fitted to a Mk III Ford Escort
Fuel Pump & Injection Relays.  

Bosch
0332014112

 
Radiator.  

 

 
Otter Switch. K0094

 

Facet 7.5000/F (92/87)

TVR cooling INTERMOTOR electric fan switches Info

92/87 switch, slightly lower than original spec

ECU Coolant temperature sensor.  

Lucas SNB802

Intermotor part 55128

Land Rover part LETC8496 AJ10

Info here
Water Pump.  

STC4378

The water pump fitted to the v8 with the flat type serpentine belt is the same as the one fitted in a land rover discovery 2 v8 4.0-4.6. the rover part number is STC4378.

Frequently seen on ebay but unsure of source or quality.
Oxygen Sensor.  

Land Rover part number : ERR 6729

 
Manifold Gasket.  

Land Rover V8
part number
ER6733

stainless 2 ports per gasket
Expansion Tank Pressure cap.  

 

Blue. Early VW Golf

VW/Audi part number 443121321
Throttle Cable.  

 

 
Engine Mounting.  

Chimaera 400
Rover SD1

Mounting marked Metzeler

Clutch Master Cylinder.  

Girling 64066117
(Kit SP2102)

 
Cluth Master Cylinder
Seal Kit.
 

SP2102

EAN (barcode) of 3322937025152. Many companies use the manufacturer's barcode as a search and ordering reference on their systems, so this may be of help.
BRAKES
This information is from the EBC Disc and Pad Handbook upto 1998.
Car Model Year Disc type Front Disc type Rear

4.0 Chim Early DO86 Vented D280 Solid
4.0 Chim Later D216 Vented D558 Vented

4.3 Chim 93-94 D086 Vented D280 Solid
4.3 Chim Later D216 Vented D558 vented

4.5 Chim 97-98 D216 Vented D558 Vented
5.0 Chim 94 on D216 Vented D558 Vented

The 240MM Diameter front disc is a D086
while the other is D216 a bigger disc.

EBC Greenstuff Pads are listed as follows

Front D086 - EBCG2415
Front D216 - EBCG2002

Rear For all cars whether Vented or solid - EBCG2617

If you want to cross reference the discs with other manufacturers such as Tarox,Red dot,Etc here are the original part numbers for the above discs.

Disc Original part number Disc type.

D086 - 5022659 Vented
D280 - 1637969 Solid
D216 - 6169974 Vented
D558 - 5024175 Vented

From PH Gassing Station

Ford

EBC Redstuff Pads  

Front DP3605/C

Rear DP3617C

1996 Chimaera 400
Brake Pad (Front).  

EDB206

 
Brake Pad (Rear).  

EDB398

 
Brake Disc (2).  

 

 
Rear Brake Pads.  

Mintex MDB1287

 
Rear Brake Calliper.  

Ford Sierra

XR4i, XR4x4, Early Cosworth rear calipers.
Discs are from same 253mm
Rear Hub Flange.  

Ford Sierra (any)

Post 1986 models.
Brake Fluid Reservoir.  

Ford

 
Handbrake Cable.  

Ford Sierra Cosworth

1996 Chimaera 400
Front Calipers.  

 

400-Ford Sierra (Cosworth?)
500- Escort Cosworth Turbo Mk2
Front & Rear Hubs.  

 

Ford Sierra
STEERING
Steering Rack.  

 

TVR
Power Steering Rack.  

 

Power Racks direct recon power steering racks, collection and delivery. Reported turn around 48 hours from collection and cost less than 400

Website:-Power Racks Direct
Front Upper Ball Joint.  

SAAB 900
(Chimaera 4.3 (1994))

Quinton Hazell QSJ1004S

Equiv--MBJ1004
Lower Ball Joint.  

Lada Riva / Niva
( Chimaera 4.3 (1994))

Moprod MBJ768

Equiv--QSJ768S
Suspension Bushes
(Polyurethane).
 

 

Superflex

Website:-www.superflex.co.uk
Front Wheel Bearings.  

Ford
Chimaera 400 (1993)

QWB532 L (left)

QWB533 R (Right)

SIERRA XR4I AND ARE HANDED VIA THE LOCKNUT
DIFF / GEARBOX.
Gearbox.
Early
 

Rover SD1

 
Gearbox.
Later Models
 

Borg Warner T5

 
Diff.  

Ford

Sierra??
Diff Mounting.  

Ford

Sierra ??
SHOCK ABSORBERS.
Front.  

Gaz Shocks GP2284[F]

Available from

www.absolutelyshocks.com/
Or
www.rallydesign.co.uk
Rear.  

Gaz Shocks GP2285[R]

Available from

www.absolutelyshocks.com/
Or
www.rallydesign.co.uk
Lower Wishbone Bush.  

 

 
Upper Wishbone Bush.  

 

 
MISCELLANEOUS
Roof Stays.  

Not Available

TVR Part.
Speedometer.  

 

Speedo repair

www.speedycables.com
Wiper Motor.  

Lucas

Adrian Venn of Exacltly TVR is now stock holder of all parts to remanufacture LAP/ex Lucas unit.

For further information contact :-
Adrian Venn
Tel/fax 024 7659 6883 or mobile 0795 695 6042

E-mail: adrian@exactly-tvr.demon.co.uk
Washer Bottle.  

Ford

 
Interior Light.  

 

Ford Escort
Facia screen vents.  

Vauxhall
Cavalier Mk 1

All Chimaera's and Griffiths
Boot Gas Strut.  

 

 
Fan Override Switch.  

Modwise

www.mod-wise.co.uk
Boot Opening kit.  

Modwise

www.mod-wise.co.uk

Allows boot to open without having to turn ignition on.

Fuel Filler Cap.  

Alloy Type

Leven Technology
Locking Wheel Nuts.  

 

Ford S052130
Code 1118205.
Battery.  

 

 
Keyfob Battery (Meta).  

CR1220

 
Ignition Barrel.  

 

Vauxhall
Rear View Mirror.  

 

Peugoet 205
Door Solonoid.  

Ford Fiesta boot

(GEMTEC motor unit)

Ford part apparently cheaper through TVR than from Ford
Door & Boot Solonoid.  

 

YD79L from www.maplin.co.uk
Fuse Box info.  

 

TVR Fuse Box MO264 Seems to be common on Griffith and Chimaera

Information

Seat Belts.  

Main Site
www.securon.co.uk

Link to TVR Applications page

TVR Listing

Replacement Body Panels.  

 

TET Mouldings
Unit 6, Block 4.
Cocker Ave, Poulton Ind.Est.
Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancs FY6 8JU
Tel.....01253 892342
Fax.....01253 892342

Website:- Click Here
Universal Joint (UJ) Grease.  

 

Mobiltemp Grease SHC100
Available from

www.teessideautotech.co.uk

Also apparently cheap for Mobil 1 motorsport too

Torque Settings .  

 

TVR BREAKERS.
Douglas Valley Breakers Ltd
Site 1 (Dismantling Yard)
Bradley Lane
Standish
Lancashire
WN6 OXQ
Tel 01257 472866 Parts
Fax 01257426534

Website:-www.douglasvalley.co.uk
Bell Hill Garage Ltd.
Bell Hill, Norton St. Phillip,Bath BA3 6LT
Tel:- 01373 834252
Fax: 01373 834253

Website:-www.bellhillgarage.co.uk
TYRE PRESSURES.

Front

Rear

Spare

22 psi

24 psi

60 psi

FLUID SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Oil. Mobil 1 SAE 5W/50 Synthetic

5 litres

Cooling System.  

12 litres

Gearbox T5 (later). Mobil ATF 220

1.4 litres

Gearbox SD1 (Early). SS80/Castrol TQF/Castrol SMX

1.4 litres

Differential. Mobil SHC 80W 140 ID (if available)

Castrol SAF-XJ

Morris XFS ATW140

1.6 litres

Power Steering. Mobil ATF 220

 

RUNNING GEAR SETTINGS CHIMAERA
Front Suspension / Wheel Alignment.
Toe-in(+)/Toe-out(-)  

mm[] (degree)

[+20]
Camber.  

 

-30 to - 1
Castor.  

 

4
King Pin Inclination.  

 

13 20
Rear Suspension / Wheel Alignment.
Toe-in(+)/Toe-out(-)  

mm[] (degree)

[+10] PW

The "Bible" Quotes 20 minutes Toe in.
Camber.  

 

-30 to - 1
The above information for settings was found in the Haynes Automotive Technical Data book and is quoted for TVR Chimaera 400 1995-1997, and also TVR Chimaera 500 1995-1997

DIMENSIONS.

Overall length

Wheelbase

Width overall (inc mirrors)

Height overall

Front track

Rear track

Ground clearance

Fuel capacity

Vehicle weight dry

4015 mm

2282mm

1865mm

1215mm

1460mm

1460mm

132mm

57 litres, 12.7 gallons

1060kg

PUBLICATIONS.
The TVR Griffith and Chimaera
(second edition).
Author-Steve Heath

Available from the TVR Car Club office.Tel 01952 822126

TVR Chimaera and Griffith
Work shop Service Manual.

Just published 6000 and 12000 mile service manual for TVR Chimaera and Griffith.
This manual gives step by step instructions and pictures to guide you through every step
of the work required to carry out the services. Available from www.itstvr.com

www.itstvr.com

Service Cards.
Service Cards .

Service Cards for the 66 - 120K mile service intervals, click on image to access and print

PARTS SUPPLIERS.

ML Performance Parts

Web site.

Specialist TVR parts supplier.

Tel:-01823 660238

Mobile:-07971 826143

Click here to visit www.tvrshop.co.uk