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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-08-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Peter Hoskin
409 and later suspension

To Brian Dodd, many thanks for your message, I have yet to receive the description you refer to, my email is: pjhoskin@optusnet.com.au
looking forward to hearing your advice.
Peter
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 22-07-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Thanks Brian, I have not worked on coil...

Thanks Brian, I have not worked on coil suspension before and am facing it with trepidation Nick suggested a trolley jack was ok for removal but not replacement hence the 4 studs; they are massive...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 18-07-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Peter Hoskin
409 and later front suspension

Thank you both for your answers. I had a very helpful telephone conversation with Nick of SLJ who stated their method is to cut the tube and re-weld on completion, I suspect time is a factor here. He...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 09-07-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Peter Hoskin
409 and later front suspension and steering

I am about to overhaul the steering box and worn parts in the front suspension and steer links of my 603 and think design is common to the later models so looking from advice etc from anyone who has...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-07-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,705
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Smile Bristol 603 - window operation

Partial success. I did tests as described by Davis C and found that the drivers switch when stationary was passing my 2v test lamp currents but not the current demanded by the headlamp load....
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 01-05-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,705
Posted By Peter Hoskin
603 electric windows

Thanks David for your two responses.
Current situation
Following failure of passenger window to raise or lower from either of the two switches and no problems on Drivers window I changed over the two...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 30-04-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,705
Posted By Peter Hoskin
603 - Electric windows

Sorry for the break in communications, we had a successful BOCA Rally in the Victorian Alps followed by a couple of days in the Snowys.
I received and fitted to the passenger door a new switch, it...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 20-03-22, 12:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,705
Posted By Peter Hoskin
603 -Electric window operation

Thank you Kevin, I will follow up your suggestions when I return from our forthcoming Rally. I have not time to conduct major work at present. I tested both passenger switches when in the idle...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 16-03-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,705
Posted By Peter Hoskin
603 electric windows

Thanks for all the responses.
Wiring diagram - drawing B680039 shown on the resources website quoted by Kevin is the one I am using. It agrees with the one in the handbook including colour...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-03-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,705
Posted By Peter Hoskin
603 Electric windows

Very helpful responses to date.
Continuity of wires... I have checked about 30 different cable linkages but I cannot find a record of testing between the motor and the switch so will do so starting...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 13-03-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,705
Posted By Peter Hoskin
603 - electric windows

I found the drivers switch for the passengers window stuck in the up position and the window was firmly closed and would not respond to either control switch. The drivers window operated normally. I...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-10-21, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Thumbs up 603 removing door inner panels

I received this assistance from John Tullet.
John Tullett here, Technical and Spares coordinator for the BOC and partner with Graeme in the Classic Bristol Car Parts Company. Also, proud member of...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-04-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Bristol 603

Yes, the heater water valve is on the cabin side of the firewall just above and aft of the Dip switch area. The heater control bowden cable turns an operating wheel to which the valve is connected by...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 22-03-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Peter Hoskin
603 Heater-water valve

Hi Peter,
Thanks for input but regret the 603 is not so easy as earlier models! I have attached photos somewhere which I hope will appear.
0893 shows the heater pipes going into the bulkhead. This...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 21-03-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Peter Hoskin
603 Heater Water Valve

My water Valve is shut and control on the facia is not moving all the way to hot and Canberra winter is coming! The valve would appear to be on the passenger side of the engine bulkhead somewhere...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-01-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Bristol Universal Joints

In helpful discussion with Spencer Lane-Jones they fit MOOG U-Joints part no. 315G. Examination of MOOG webpage(United States) identified the item but could not find a way of despatch overseas....
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 10-01-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Bristol 603 Series 2 Propeller Shaft Universals

I need to replace both prop. shaft universals. Can anyone identify them and/or provide possible source, preferably in Australia.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 10-01-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Bristol 603 Series 2. . Door inner panels

I need to remove the door inner panels to adjust the window frame height. How is it done? The top roll could come outwards or upwards but which? What sort of fasteners are used? Any advise...
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 04-09-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 599
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Red face Wanted

Wanted later 411, 603 or Britannia. Peter Hoskin, Canberra, Australia
pjhoskin@optusnet.com.au
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 31-08-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,885
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Bristol 411

Could you please advise if this car is still for sale? If so I would appreciate more details, photos etc. to pjhoskin@optusnet.com.au. Particularly concerned about underbody structural condition and...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-01-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,676
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Radiator Hoses

Peter,
I have recently renewed my top and bottom hoses on my 408. The replacements were those used on the Falcon XD 4.8 litre V8.
I had to shorten the top hose at the engine end by about 15mm but...
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 18-02-17, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,922
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Bristol 408

I am in the same situation, youhave probably found a solution/source for the rear light? can you share your findings?
Peter Hoskin, Canberra
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 09-06-16, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,150
Posted By Peter Hoskin
Mike, I am about to purchase a 408 and would be...

Mike, I am about to purchase a 408 and would be keen to fit electric ps. I have visited the EZ agent in Sydney and he has quoted for a kit and to fit at $150 per hour saying it might take 10...
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