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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 12-11-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By DODD
Mark, I suspect your parking problem is an...

Mark,
I suspect your parking problem is an electrical issue. If thatís the case the person best to advise you, in my opinion, is Roger Morrall.
Brian
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 11-11-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By DODD
Mark, I might be a little late in posting a...

Mark,

I might be a little late in posting a reply to your query of November 4th, if you havenít progressed here are my thoughts

I removed the wiper motor on my 410 last year, which wasnít too...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-09-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By DODD
The trim looks very similar to the MGBís, also...

The trim looks very similar to the MGBís, also from the same era. See screenshot from SC Parts. Unfortunately the MGBís joining pieces are on the corners but if itís the same cross sectional size it...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 25-08-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By DODD
Hi David, Canít help you with the Solex but the...

Hi David,
Canít help you with the Solex but the company I have used for my SU, Weber, Edlebrock and Zenith carburettors is Chatsworth Motor Spares.
The contact there is Eike Wellhausen. He is a very...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 09-08-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By DODD
Peter, Information sent via email. Please confirm...

Peter,
Information sent via email. Please confirm receipt.
Brian
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-08-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By DODD
Peter, I have just sent you a private message,...

Peter,
I have just sent you a private message, itís a little too long to post here. Sorry itís a bit late and hope you find it helpful.
Brian
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 21-07-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By DODD
Peter, I had a similar conversation with Nick who...

Peter,
I had a similar conversation with Nick who guided me through the method they use at SLJ regarding the removal of the springs, with the obvious caveat, which worked a treat. There is a...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-07-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By DODD
Jeff I would speak to SLJ or Graeme at Classic...

Jeff

I would speak to SLJ or Graeme at Classic Bristol Car Parts Ltd before you consider elongating the holes in the crossmember for their advice.

The parts list that Kevin posted, noted three...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-07-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By DODD
Kevin, When I was rebuilding my suspension, the...

Kevin,

When I was rebuilding my suspension, the 4No. Bolts, 1/4Ē BSF securing the fulcrum brackets to the crossmember, in my opinion, appeared to be small for the job in hand. I upgraded these bolts...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-07-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By DODD
Kevin Thanks for the photos attached to your...

Kevin

Thanks for the photos attached to your posting. I have been trawling through some of my photos from when I refurbished the front suspension on my early 410, with power steering. The two holes...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 16-07-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By DODD
jeff02740 Itís very interesting that the camber...

jeff02740

Itís very interesting that the camber angle on each side of the car is slightly different.

When I removed the bushes from the wishbones of my 410, they all had to be cut and drilled out...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-07-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By DODD
Peter, The following is based on my 410 and not...

Peter,

The following is based on my 410 and not later models but is probably similar if not the same, other than the position of the anti roll bar.

If the nut shown in your photo is the one I...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 16-06-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By DODD
Roger, Many thanks for your detailed...

Roger,

Many thanks for your detailed explanation.

I like the idea of the timer, if I install the timer I will still only get a 2/3rds wipe on each movement across the windscreen using terminal 5...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 06-06-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By DODD
Roger, I should have mentioned in my previous...

Roger,

I should have mentioned in my previous posting that since I have owned my 410, when turning on the wipers, I always get a 2/3rds wipe, before a full sweep of the windscreen.

So, when I want...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 06-06-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By DODD
Hi Roger, You are correct that the connection to...

Hi Roger,

You are correct that the connection to terminal 5 will only give a 2/3rd wipe but the arch of the wipers is sufficient to completely clear the driverís view but not all of the passengerís...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-05-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By DODD
Hi Thomas, Thanks for your advice yesterday....

Hi Thomas,

Thanks for your advice yesterday.

Just finished the wiring and now waiting delivery of the momentary toggle switch, which shouldíve arrived this morning. I have tested the circuit and...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By DODD
Thanks Thomas, It sounds too easy. What rating...

Thanks Thomas,

It sounds too easy.

What rating do you think I need on the toggle switch and should I feed it through a relay?

Brian
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By DODD
410 Wiper Motor Wiring

Roger,

Follow on from my last reply on another thread; I would like to carry out a modification to the windscreen wiper motor on my 410. I would like to wire in a momentary toggle switch into the...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,864
Posted By DODD
Hi Roger, I think we may be talking at cross...

Hi Roger,

I think we may be talking at cross purposes here.

The outer track rods do affect the steering geometry. They canít just be taken out of the box and fitted in the hope the central track...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-05-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,864
Posted By DODD
I am getting a little confused, which isnít...

I am getting a little confused, which isnít difficult!
My 410 has three track rods, one on the left hand side, one on the right hand side and one central.

The left and right hand side track rods...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-05-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,864
Posted By DODD
Yes, I realise you are in Germany but I still...

Yes, I realise you are in Germany but I still think itís necessary to provide Amsteer with accurate information for the replacement parts.
May I suggest:-
Taking off the track rod and ends from one...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-05-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,864
Posted By DODD
Hi Thomas, I have used Amsteer and found them to...

Hi Thomas,
I have used Amsteer and found them to be an excellent company to deal with. When I dealt with them early in the Pandemic, they were exceptionally busy. Fortunately, I live only an hours...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 09-01-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,383
Posted By DODD
I agree with Roger on all points. As noted in one...

I agree with Roger on all points. As noted in one of my previous posts when my SU stopped working, as a temporary measure I fitted a Facet pump. It did the job but I disliked the noise it produced,...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-12-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By DODD
Hi David, I am actually in the process of doing...

Hi David,
I am actually in the process of doing the same thing. I intend to have a fuel pump isolation switch on the dash board, not as an anti theft device, although it may help a little. My real...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-12-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By DODD
Hi David, Itís a breather pipe, see my earlier...

Hi David,
Itís a breather pipe, see my earlier notes of October 11th 2021 under the heading:- 410 fuel smells.
Regards
Brian
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