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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 22-05-20, 03:31 AM
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Posted By John Keighley
I found this for what it's...

I found this for what it's worth.

https://www.classicbritishspares.com/products/lucas-type-headlight-toggle-switch-3-position-31788t
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-02-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By John Keighley
Yes you assume correctly Larry, there is a pin in...

Yes you assume correctly Larry, there is a pin in each of the holes that has to be removed first.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 27-11-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By John Keighley
Chrome or Stainless Steel Bumpers 411

I prefer chrome - if it's done properly, it should last. Stainless requires lots of cleaning.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-05-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By John Keighley
One very handsome 603. Understand why you like it.

One very handsome 603. Understand why you like it.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 02-04-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By John Keighley
Oil temperature and pressure gauge

I am exploring the idea of upgrading the oil pressure gauge in the 410 with an oil temp/pressure twin-pointer unit. Only problem is that I haven't any idea of what the normal operating temperature...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 29-11-18, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By John Keighley
Peter, l will have a look at the 410 and see if...

Peter, l will have a look at the 410 and see if the setup is similar.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 29-11-17, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,601
Posted By John Keighley
My service guy is a RR/Bentley specialist and...

My service guy is a RR/Bentley specialist and also is familiar with Bristols. He recently installed a Fitech single-point fuel injection system - mounts as per the carb. I looked at a circa 80s Rolls...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-11-17, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By John Keighley
I have a 410 - not sure about the 411 but 410...

I have a 410 - not sure about the 411 but 410 engine bay and wheel arch inner areas all painted black.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-10-17, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,227
Posted By John Keighley
My new custom wheels for 410

Wheels look terrific. Your 410 looks very similar as mine - is it Solent Blue from Jaguar?
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-08-17, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By John Keighley
Many thanks Geoff. I was suspecting it may be a...

Many thanks Geoff. I was suspecting it may be a reasonably major issue so I will get this attended to. Information is gratefully appreciated!

John K.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-08-17, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By John Keighley
Oil Leak - 410 R L/H Axle

Hello all,

My 410 has begun to leak what I suspect to be diff oil out from the rear, left-hand wheel of the axle housing (photo attached). I am wondering if this is possibly a wheel bearing/oil seal...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 24-05-17, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,040
Posted By John Keighley
Hi Jeff, Sorry, I thought you were referring to...

Hi Jeff, Sorry, I thought you were referring to Australia for the mentioned visit. I am not located near Melbourne but in southern NSW. Not sure about the bottom radiator mountsbut you may be able to...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 23-05-17, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,040
Posted By John Keighley
Hi, We are organising a combined state run to...

Hi,
We are organising a combined state run to Young Temora and Coolamon in southern NSW on the last weekend of October. Don't know if that might fit in with your plans but you will be welcome if you...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 30-10-16, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By John Keighley
V8 Service Manual

Thank you all, I will contact the BOC and see if a reprint is available - that will be a start!

Kevin, my posts don't seem to be coming through on my email for some reason - not sure if the problem...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 21-10-16, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By John Keighley
excellent idea - There hopefully be other V8...

excellent idea - There hopefully be other V8 owners who may be able to contribute information. I know there are servicing manuals for the Bristol sixes. I know that the engines have quite a lot of...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 21-10-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By John Keighley
Kevin, what I need is some general servicing of...

Kevin, what I need is some general servicing of the general vehicle which extends to engine, transmission and running gear, including the suspension. I had a suspicion there was not much information...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 20-10-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,223
Posted By John Keighley
V8 Service Manual

Does anyone have any information as to if there are any service manuals for the V8 series - 410 in particular? Does anyone have a copy of servicing information for this car. I do have the Spare Parts...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 31-07-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,756
Posted By John Keighley
V8 Series Windscreens

My 410 is approaching the stage where the windscreen - almost certainly original - is becoming difficult to see through when driving into the sun in the early or late part of the day due to pitting....
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 21-01-13, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,808
Posted By John Keighley
Bristol Showrooms

Please do, I had initially assumed via some previous threads that the showrooms were defunct. Photos also would be excellent. Thanks.
Forum: Bristol Ephemera 09-10-12, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,650
Posted By John Keighley
Anthony Crook Saint Christopher

Inside the glove compartment (Car No. 81 - 1969 410).
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 19-10-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,869
Posted By John Keighley
Webasto sunroof

My question is: If it doesn't already have one, would you really want to be cutting a hole in the roof?
John Keighley.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 29-04-11, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By John Keighley
603 exhaust

Will,
Probably a good idea if you retain the exhaust tips. Exhaust is deflected downwards and away from rear of car. In our 410, we had exhaust seepage issues especially when windows were opened. I...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-04-11, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,781
Posted By John Keighley
Ralph Moore Autoglass in Sydney Australia have a...

Ralph Moore Autoglass in Sydney Australia have a range of windscreen rubber. 0011-61-2-96671933. autoglass@bigpond.com. It might be worth speaking to them if you don't have any luck locally.
John...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 22-03-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,645
Posted By John Keighley
Wing Bay Valance Key Pocket

Since getting the 410 back from restoration, one of the things I have yet to do is to have an upholsterer to create the Valance Bay key holder. Could somebody, (such as Sam Frost possibly) please...
Forum: Other topics of interest 14-02-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,709
Posted By John Keighley
Visit to SE OZ

Lou,
If you do come to this part of the world, we would be delighted to meet you. John Keighley
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