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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 20-12-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Barrie
To stop the exhaust gases from discolouring and...

To stop the exhaust gases from discolouring and eventually destroying the chrome on the bumper.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-09-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Barrie
Hi Geoff. Now that I look at the picture more...

Hi Geoff. Now that I look at the picture more closely I see that the bumper bar underneath each of the headlights is buckled upwards which may be a consequence of the centre of the bumper being...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-09-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Barrie
It looks as though thereís been a minor shunt....

It looks as though thereís been a minor shunt. Notice the top ring seems to indicate some bending and misalignment of the bonnet.
The mid and lower rings indicate that the frame top and bottom have...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 27-10-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By Barrie
https://www.classiccarsforsale.co.uk/bristol/403+s...

https://www.classiccarsforsale.co.uk/bristol/403+saloon/aetv29175673
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 27-10-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Barrie
Thank you Geoff, another piece of the jigsaw. I...

Thank you Geoff, another piece of the jigsaw. I may have been a bit hasty in hinting it was lost - I hope so.
I think I saw it briefly at 1min 15sec on your YouTube contribution.

Iím fascinated by...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 26-10-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Barrie
It appears that the car was lately seen in Brian...

It appears that the car was lately seen in Brian Mayís store.
Itís the second car from the right and looks as itís being broken for spares.

Always sad to see a Bristol in this condition especially...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 22-10-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Barrie
Iíve been sent these pictures but Iím still...

Iíve been sent these pictures but Iím still interested in more and for information on David Creed to see if he was the coach builder and what else he produced.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-10-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Barrie
Thanks for that. I'm trying but currently...

Thanks for that. I'm trying but currently unsuccessfully to find out more info/pictures of the rest of the car/interior etc if anyone can help.
Was David Creed as coachbuilder or the owner who...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-10-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By Barrie
Identifying a special

I came across this on the internet.
Can anyone help me identify it?
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 24-04-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Barrie
Whilst I don't know the numbers of the switches...

Whilst I don't know the numbers of the switches they are the same as the Jensen interceptor Mk III although the labelling may be different. I have tried Bristol Cars in the past but even without...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 05-03-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,875
Posted By Barrie
The above link may not work so try this...

The above link may not work so try this one.
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/news/...-time-bristol-boss-tony-crook/ar-BB10MDsf?ocid=spartanntp
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 20-09-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Barrie
I think original 1,2,D arrangement in the cockpit...

I think original 1,2,D arrangement in the cockpit is retained for ease, simplicity, and cost saving.
The engineering involved in changing is too experimental/costly.
Personally I have never seen it...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 26-07-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,200
Posted By Barrie
Belated thanks for your response and info Geoff

Belated thanks for your response and info Geoff
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 21-07-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,200
Posted By Barrie
Thank you for bringing the John Hobbs book to my...

Thank you for bringing the John Hobbs book to my attention. As a matter of interest how did you get to hear of it? Since the motoring bookshop off St Martin's Lane in London closed down I've not...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-07-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Barrie
The Jensen Forum route suggested below is a good...

The Jensen Forum route suggested below is a good idea.
I investigated Gear Vendors and discarded the idea because the shortened prop shaft would have restricted movement of the rear axle causing...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-05-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By Barrie
First step is to consider the more likely wear of...

First step is to consider the more likely wear of universal joints on the propshaft.
Get the car up as high as poss (jack with axle stands or on a hoist) and grasp the propshaft firmly and twist...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 28-05-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,077
Posted By Barrie
£300! (Or £325 or £1000+......) Is that the...

£300! (Or £325 or £1000+......)

Is that the ghost of Mr Crook I hear chortling agreement in the background?
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-10-17, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By Barrie
Very smart! May we have more details please? eg....

Very smart!
May we have more details please?
eg. price
size
source
offset

I have for sometime thought that the brakes of the 410 weren't particularly up to the best of modern-day standards and this...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-08-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,335
Posted By Barrie
Interesting posting. Thanks for the heads up on...

Interesting posting.
Thanks for the heads up on the article.
First time I've seen the term 'design purity' used about the 603

I drove an E some while ago and it was a thoroughly pleasant...
Forum: Other Bristol engined cars 12-03-17, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,630
Posted By Barrie
Bonhams : 1954 Arnolt Bristol Prototype...

Bonhams : 1954 Arnolt Bristol Prototype RoadsterChassis no. 404X3000Engine no. 100D 754 (http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/23850/lot/150/)
Pictures and further details here.
Forum: Bristol Ephemera 18-01-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,179
Posted By Barrie
Nope! Can't find it. Always handy to post the...

Nope!
Can't find it.
Always handy to post the link.
Forum: Other Bristol engined cars 27-09-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,989
Posted By Barrie
This post raises more questions than it answers. ...

This post raises more questions than it answers.
More details please.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 22-09-16, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By Barrie
Classic Auto Air - Air Conditioning & Heating for...

Classic Auto Air - Air Conditioning & Heating for 70’s & Older Cars & Trucks. (http://www.classicautoair.com/under-dash-trunk-home.html)
Classic Air is what I have used in a Bentley.
I've not...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 10-09-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By Barrie
The knobs above the ruler are from a...

The knobs above the ruler are from a 407/8/9/10.
The smaller of the two knobs on the right hand side of the picture with the blue background is the one you want. It was used on all the 411s
I've...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-04-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,723
Posted By Barrie
I don't know why Bristol cars are still so coy...

I don't know why Bristol cars are still so coy about production numbers. Tony Crook used to consistently keep production numbers secret to understandably give the impression of a thriving business....
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