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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 27-04-20, 06:58 PM
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Posted By peterg
https://www.energyparts-shop.com/en/fiche/78851/st...

https://www.energyparts-shop.com/en/fiche/78851/starter-prestolite-66925379

Using compatable part numbers on this site I came up with this high torque starter for my 403. I'm happy with its...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 13-04-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By peterg
From enquiries with IN Racing, Nottingham last...

From enquiries with IN Racing, Nottingham last year, rebuilding the manifold threads it a job they would consider but haven't done before, so would do on a hourly cost basis.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 12-04-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By peterg
I had the same problem last year. The people who...

I had the same problem last year. The people who refitted my engine managed to put the exhaust pipes into the wrong port of the silencer so the front pipe came up at an angle and never sealed with...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 19-01-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By peterg
The evil job is done and the engine eventually...

The evil job is done and the engine eventually burst into life.

Fitted straight in without any clearance issues although I will need to reroute the power cable as it is now close to the rear...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 02-01-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By peterg
Thank you Geoff. Checking through their cross...

Thank you Geoff.

Checking through their cross references I found this:

https://www.energyparts-shop.com/en/fiche/78851/starter-prestolite-66925379

what do you think?
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 02-01-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By peterg
Thanks Geoff, There seem to be at least two...

Thanks Geoff,
There seem to be at least two versions used on the Marina. One with a pinion and large spring and the other with a cowl over the pinion. Do you know which one you used?
Peter
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 01-01-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By peterg
403 Starter Motor

The starter motor burnt out tonight.

My quandry for the New Year is:

Do I get it rebuilt or do I invest in a new 'high torque' motor?

The two I have found are Power Lite RAC401 and WOSP LMS037....
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 15-11-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By peterg
I had a stainless steel tank made in Sussex about...

I had a stainless steel tank made in Sussex about five years ago. It was very well made and epoxy coated. Guess it would cost about 1,000 nowdays
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 01-11-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By peterg
I fitted a set from Moss. They need some...

I fitted a set from Moss. They need some adjustment (twisting) due to the steep angle of the door frame and the plastic cover that comes with them will not fit.

They clamp onto the back of the...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 17-09-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By peterg
Some thoughts on the matter

Some thoughts on the matter
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 16-09-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By peterg
It is a 403, Geoff. The new ss tank is a close...

It is a 403, Geoff.
The new ss tank is a close copy of the original. As said, the entrance is at the bottom of the tank and there is considerable scope for petrol to shoot up the 3/8" breather pipe...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 15-09-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By peterg
Fuel Tank Venting

I get fumes into the car for quite a few miles after filling up.

I tried to cure the problem by fitting a one way valve in the vent but, because the vent comes off the top and the filler goes in at...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 23-08-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,066
Posted By peterg
We could have been contenders. Then later in the...

We could have been contenders. Then later in the day reinforcements arrived and we were out numbered! Still we made a decent display with about a dozen cars turning up across the day. It is just that...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 04-08-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,066
Posted By peterg
Just a week to go! See you all on Saturday!

Just a week to go! See you all on Saturday!
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 22-07-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By peterg
Finally got the pump off (well, my welder did!)...

Finally got the pump off (well, my welder did!) and took it to a local 'reliable' engineer Water Pumps - Vintage, Veteran & Classic Water Pumps - UK...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 26-04-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,645
Posted By peterg
It does have an unusual bonnet, like Bristol...

It does have an unusual bonnet, like Bristol hadn't decided whether to have a one piece or conventional split bonnet.

Looking at a film of the opening of the BBC Centre in Sheperds Bush I wonder if...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 01-04-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By peterg
Finally got to look at it this weekend. Judging...

Finally got to look at it this weekend. Judging from the movement at the fan end of the shaft I am surprised the mechanic fitted it without query. But then he didn't do up the petrol feed bolts or my...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 09-01-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By peterg
403 Water Pump

Are these easy to take off and service? Ran the engine up and noticed a small stream of coolant running down the water pipe from under the pump/ thermostat
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 07-01-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By peterg
They are the same as on the 401. You could also...

They are the same as on the 401. You could also try Bristol Cars spares Dept.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 26-11-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By peterg
I already have two speed wipers. Not working and...

I already have two speed wipers. Not working and hardly working!
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-11-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,719
Posted By peterg
If only that was so Dave, but it is the exhaust...

If only that was so Dave, but it is the exhaust nut that is slipping over the threads on the manifold. The brass nuts are all good
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-11-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By peterg
They are very rare. There is one in the US at a...

They are very rare. There is one in the US at a commensurate price and a couple on e-bay which need refurbishing. You are better getting yours refurbished.

As an alternative classic tractor...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 09-10-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,719
Posted By peterg
Latest 403 issue

The exhaust pipe sleeve no longer screws securely onto the front manifold. Am I likely to need to replace both parts, or were they designed so that one component would fail first? Following up on...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 29-08-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,511
Posted By peterg
Thank you Geoff. You made one slight...

Thank you Geoff. You made one slight mistake:
There should be an alloy...!

I have ordered a pair of Standard 8 seals of E-bay and will see how they fit.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 23-08-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,511
Posted By peterg
403: a couple of queries

Looking under the rear mudguards I've noticed four rectangular tabs about 1" by 1/2" around the inside edge. What are they for?

The rubber seals on the wiper stalks are shot. Are they the type that...
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