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Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 11-08-18, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,154
Posted By geo
Was this earlier today (Sat. 11th) or Sunday...

Was this earlier today (Sat. 11th) or Sunday 12th? I ask this as the message has only just landed in my in-box!

George
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 29-05-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,756
Posted By geo
Shame about the price, it is probably an...

Shame about the price, it is probably an interesting read!

Thanks for the info., though.

George
Forum: Restoration and Repair - non specific 11-12-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,532
Posted By geo
Yes Geoff, I have also not had much luck on a...

Yes Geoff, I have also not had much luck on a longer-term basis with different forms of coatings that have been hyped by the Classic Car press. A few years ago I carefully shot-blasted the steel...
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 18-02-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,717
Posted By geo
Robert, Good luck with your search. I used my...

Robert,

Good luck with your search. I used my 412 daily in the late 1990s and early 2000s and greatly enjoyed using it as my daily transport.

To add to what others have said, the Zagato design...
Forum: Bristol Ephemera 23-01-17, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,272
Posted By geo
AFN Isleworth

London Road, Isleworth actually (I used to live round the corner).

It then became the London site of Porsche before going downmarket as the Marlborough car dealership that sold Chrysler and Skoda....
Forum: Restoration and Repair - non specific 06-11-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,532
Posted By geo
Kevin, Have you thought of using Fluid Film? It...

Kevin,

Have you thought of using Fluid Film? It is fantastic at penetrating joints and the like. It is interesting to inject this into a box section and notice quite how much of it flows out through...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 03-11-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,104
Posted By geo
Pretty remarkable price to my mind, but I suppose...

Pretty remarkable price to my mind, but I suppose at least the entire car and all its bits were included.

The description was
A Rare Bristol Type 406 Sport Saloon2216cc petrol engine, manual,...
Forum: Restoration and Repair - non specific 30-10-16, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,532
Posted By geo
Kevin, Oh that there was a straightforward...

Kevin,

Oh that there was a straightforward answer to this perennial problem! The one that I have used in the past to some effect is Jenolite (the watery remover not the converter), multiple...
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 09-05-16, 12:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,589
Posted By geo
Yes, I got the impression from the advertisement...

Yes, I got the impression from the advertisement that the then current owner had taken care of the car. Had I been on your side of the Atlantic, I would have been more tempted myself!

On the subject...
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 07-05-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,589
Posted By geo
Do not get me wrong, I am jealous! Many things do...

Do not get me wrong, I am jealous! Many things do look to be excellent and, anyway, one cannot really tell until the vehicle is standing in one's own garage in the cold light of day.

Naturally, it...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 19-01-16, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By geo
As it is the same publisher, I imagine it is the...

As it is the same publisher, I imagine it is the same as [I]Private Eye[I] and expects readers to go out an purchase a copy (not being available on-line)!

George
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 28-12-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,589
Posted By geo
Did not make it

The bidding on this got to $36,000 (c. 24,200), but clearly not enough to tempt the seller to sell.

Certainly looks good in parts, but quite a bit of expense looming for the prospective buyer.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 01-09-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,643
Posted By geo
Any clues such as photographs of the car, engine...

Any clues such as photographs of the car, engine etc? What is the chassis and engine No. and any UK registration plate?
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 03-05-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By geo
Beemep says: The regs. might have changed, but...

Beemep says:



The regs. might have changed, but it used to be manufactured before 1973.

What happened to that 412 in Glasgow that was for sale on eBay?

Geo.
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 14-07-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,945
Posted By geo
Sorry Will, I do not have a set for the 603,...

Sorry Will,

I do not have a set for the 603, however, Strong & Turton did a similar job of providing panels and carpet for the bare boot of my R-type Bentley as well as a number of more minor jobs...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 14-05-14, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,019
Posted By geo
I am afraid I am not familiar with the window...

I am afraid I am not familiar with the window mechanism on the 403, but on other cars I have encountered this problem where the channelling on each side of the glass wears (or moves deeper into the...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 21-05-13, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,199
Posted By geo
Brentford Expansion

Having just called into the service centre and viewed some stunningly restored V8 Bristols, I discovered that the company has taken over the unit next to No. 19 and is in the process of altering it...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 20-01-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,634
Posted By geo
If you are driving in, you might also take a look...

If you are driving in, you might also take a look at the service department on the A4 in Brentford (behind the large PC World/Curry's superstore. During the week, they also have a handful of cars...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 09-12-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,141
Posted By geo
Thanks Geoff, when I was still a member of the...

Thanks Geoff, when I was still a member of the BOC I checked FPF 678 B either under the 408 list or cars recently sold and one of these also suggested that it had gone to Australia.

Probably the...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 11-11-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,141
Posted By geo
408 Fpf 678 B

I just wondered if this car (former UK registration No.), which I used to own, was truly in Australia? I considered buying it when it came up for auction a year or two back, but I was told by the BOC...
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 11-10-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,564
Posted By geo
Bristol in Holland

There has been a 603E on the Classic Car site for absolutely ages, it does not look too bad, but what do others know?

Bristol 603E For Sale (1976) on Car And Classic UK [C186167]...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 21-08-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,800
Posted By geo
And the Dundee site has the banner 'Avoid scams...

And the Dundee site has the banner 'Avoid scams and fraud by dealing locally! '

Why not report this to Dundee's Trading Standards Dept.?
What We Do in Trading Standards - Dundee City Council...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 13-02-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,269
Posted By geo
Thanks Greg, I wonder if it will be as useful...

Thanks Greg,

I wonder if it will be as useful as this site?

George
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 13-02-12, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,269
Posted By geo
Non-BOC Association

I got a strange posting from the BOC enquiring if I had received an

unsolicited copy of a magazine and membership form have been sent to a number of our members by an Association that has no links...
Forum: Other topics of interest 29-01-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,293
Posted By geo
To a certain extent the choice of printer really...

To a certain extent the choice of printer really does depend upon what you want to do with it. Like Ronald, I use a monochrome laser printer for everyday use having printed literally tens of...
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