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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-12-21, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Thomas591
Hi Kevin, I talked about this with my Chrysler...

Hi Kevin,

I talked about this with my Chrysler guru yesterday. He told me that JE sells forged pistons with several different alloys, each needing its specific piston/cylinder clearance. You might...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-12-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By Thomas591
HI David, I am totally with you. My aim is to...

HI David,

I am totally with you. My aim is to improve the 400 engine, which was really not a very good piece of engineering, compared to his predecessors, because of the US emission restrictions.

I...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-12-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By Thomas591
Ok, I understand I was very unprecise with the...

Ok, I understand I was very unprecise with the expression „reworking the engine“..

What will be done is:

- Forged pistons
- New connecting rods with floating wrist pins
- Aluminium heads with...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-12-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By Thomas591
Tubular exhaust manifold for 411 S5

Hello,

as I am currently completely reworking the Chrysler 400 engine on my car, I wonder if there is anyone who has fitted tubular exhaust manifolds to his 411.
I know that there a multitude of...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-12-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Thomas591
You only get what you pay for.... cheap rubbish!...

You only get what you pay for.... cheap rubbish! They squeal in every corner at any pace :-). In think I will go for AVON's next year.

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-12-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By Thomas591
411 wheels powder coated

Today I took delivery of the freshly coated Dunlop wheels for my 411. The company totally stripped the wheel from all paint, glass blasted them and then double coated them. first in silver then in...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-11-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Thomas591
UPDATE I received the rubber bushes today they...

UPDATE

I received the rubber bushes today they are £29,75 & taxes each.

SLJ also sold me the bronze bushings for the back axle at £112,36 &VAT each

I thought some of you would like to...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-11-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By Thomas591
Hi Brian, I would love to find out we’re you got...

Hi Brian,

I would love to find out we’re you got the lh/rh threaded track rods from.

Kind regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-11-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Thomas591
This are very good news! Thanks for sharing this...

This are very good news! Thanks for sharing this information.

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-09-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Thomas591
Thanks everyone for their eagle eyed analysis! I...

Thanks everyone for their eagle eyed analysis! I can see some work is needed here.

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 21-09-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Thomas591
411 Grille question

On my 411 S5 the grille aperture does not match the outside of the grille Element. Please look at the attached picture. What am I missing…

Regards
Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 11-09-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By Thomas591
411 S5 Salisbury Axle Type

Hello,

can someone tell me please which model of Salisbury axle is used in my 411 S5.

I would like to renew the differntial bearings, so having the correct bearings at hand will speed up the...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-08-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Thomas591
Cambridge grey

I just leared that my 411 S5 which is painted in an original metallic green "Eau de Nile" is "officially" painted in "Cambridge grey" as Mr Crook did't fancied the colour green (sic).
Can someone...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-08-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Thomas591
I am interested also in the details of my 411 S5....

I am interested also in the details of my 411 S5. What are the contact emails for this?

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-06-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 968
Posted By Thomas591
Fuel consumption

Gentlemen!
I am interested to find out what are the realistic figures when it comes to fuel consumption on the 8 Cyl cars. Please let me have your figures.

My 411 S5 400ci engine takes uses around...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-05-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Thomas591
Hi Peter, What kind of heater/ ac combination...

Hi Peter,

What kind of heater/ ac combination did you and Kevin use?

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 03-05-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By Thomas591
Misterious knob

Can someone enlighten me what the little black knob on the seat recliner is used for?
Regards

Thomas Willig
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-04-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By Thomas591
411 S5 cooling fan motors

just for future reference: The fan motors that sit in front of the radiator are actually Bosch / Volkswagen parts. The part numer is 191959455AA.

Regards

Thomas

P.S. Hope that these are the...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-04-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Thomas591
just to close this topic: A pdf-file discussing...

just to close this topic:

A pdf-file discussing the 411 heater is now ready for downloading in the resource section.

Regards

Thomas
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 24-04-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By Thomas591
Received the medallions today. Very well...

Received the medallions today. Very well made!

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-04-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By Thomas591
Front and rear wheel bearings 411

Hello,

Can someone please tell me the wheel bearing type/number for a 411? I have seen a post about wheel bearings for a 409, but I don’t know if these are the same for the 411.

Regards

Thomas
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 14-04-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By Thomas591
FYI Ian from one-to-one Trimming ist asking £200...

FYI

Ian from one-to-one Trimming ist asking £200 for a set of four medallions.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 11-04-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,223
Posted By Thomas591
The previous owner of my 411 S5 installed two new...

The previous owner of my 411 S5 installed two new Lockheed servos on my car. I have no comparison, but for me the car brakes well, with the right “feel”.
Unfortunately I can not see any markings on...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-04-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Thomas591
Just learned that the radiator cap on the...

Just learned that the radiator cap on the expansion tank has to be the 15psi type.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-04-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Thomas591
Fotos of 411 A/C

Here are two pictures
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