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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 02-01-22, 12:12 AM
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Posted By Xseries
Hopefully the car will be on the road later this...

Hopefully the car will be on the road later this year. Sourcing the parts has been made much easier with CBCPC Ltd having much of what is needed.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 20-08-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Xseries
Data

From that chassis number the car would be a Series 4 probably started in late 1974 and finished in early 1975.
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 31-05-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By Xseries
Bristol Cars CEO

Tony Crook, for both he and Bristol Cars will have been brought back from the dead (and sadly both are equally unlikely).
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-05-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Xseries
Key

I ordered a key for my 603 based on the code NHxxxx and received a key from the following:
https://www.key2code.co.uk/store/c4/CLASSIC_CAR_KEYS.html#/
Tested and works in the ignition.
Another Brian.
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 20-05-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Xseries
Sold for £36,000

Sold for £36,000
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 20-05-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Xseries
411 S4 Auction

The first Series 4 is up for auction in Dorset to-day. This car was MPH100L and was used for the Avon Tyre blow out test by Tony Crook. That fact means that part of the text about the car is...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-04-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Xseries
£495,000 plus VAT is in fact £594,000

£495,000 plus VAT is in fact £594,000
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 22-04-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Xseries
Pegasus Badge

Thank you for your reply - I have been in further communication with the makers, and one reason for the high price is that these are made individually by hand.
The tooling (punch) has probably only...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 18-04-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Xseries
Pegasus Badges

New Pegasus Badge

If anyone is interested in one or more of these Pegasus badges made by the original supplier to Bristol Cars, based in the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, using the original tooling...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 18-04-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,223
Posted By Xseries
Servo

I need a couple of servos and am looking to obtain them from CBCPC Ltd, who have many items it stock - and are re-ordering parts from their old manufacturers and suppliers.
Now they are no longer...
Forum: Restoration and Repair - non specific 18-03-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,946
Posted By Xseries
The colour in the image Bristol 048 (18 Sept 10)...

The colour in the image Bristol 048 (18 Sept 10) is a Range Rover colour Bonatti Grey. That is the 411 photographed from above in a courtyard.
Brian
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 19-02-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Xseries
Fuse Layout

I cannot recall where I found this now or the car it is for (will be a 411 or later), but it might help

1. Headlamp L.H. High Beam.
2. Headlamp L.H. Dipped Beam.
3. Headlamp R.H. High Beam.
4....
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 02-02-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By Xseries
Brass Plate

I have another size - and given my car was supplied from Kensington this century, not Hersham in the 20th, I am happy to sell it!

Size is 2.5" by 1.25"

Brian
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 29-01-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Xseries
CAI

I do not think you need take off the steering wheel, though it might make access easier. I would be tempted to update to a voltmeter.

For information - Caerbont Automotive Instruments Ltd (CAI) is...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-01-21, 12:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By Xseries
Buccaneer

Page 355 of Christopher Balfour’s book Bristol Cars A Very British Story has a photograph of a factory mock up. There is some detail on page 352bout Tony Crook’s reasoning for a Blenheim Saloon...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 13-01-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Xseries
411 Series 8

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1292456
The car and classic advert states:

We are delighted to offer for sale a limited edition series of eight new Bristol 411 Series 8 Cars, after several...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 04-01-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Xseries
The figure of 4 is similar to my understanding. ...

The figure of 4 is similar to my understanding.

A Series 5 was completely rebuilt to Blenheim spec (car is in Holland). After building this car Bristol Cars Ltd came up with the idea to build more...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 01-01-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Xseries
That car was the second Bristol 411 Series 5 from...

That car was the second Bristol 411 Series 5 from May 1975. She was under refurbishment at Patchway when Bristol went into administration. Brabazon finished it off and used it as a test bed before...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 27-12-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Xseries
In the 1970s Bristol cars were often registered...

In the 1970s Bristol cars were often registered in small batches so there are adjacent numbers. NMP 82 83 85 and 87 L were all used. It could be that 84 and 86 were also originally used by Bristol,...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 17-12-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By Xseries
401 Dynamo

I have had an email from a French 401 owner asking if anyone might have any ideas as to why the dynamo in his car is not charging when the engine is idling?

As the owner of a V8 with an alternator I...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-12-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Xseries
Further to the last post.... Jason Wharton set...

Further to the last post....

Jason Wharton set up Wharton Motor Company in 2012; in danger of being struck off by Companies House in November 2014.
It was dormant for most of its life.
It changed...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-12-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,678
Posted By Xseries
Please no, not scotch locks!

Please no, not scotch locks!
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-12-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By Xseries
I am not sure they have copyright on my car's...

I am not sure they have copyright on my car's images!

There were not 8 411 shells at Windlesham - one or two scrapped cars at most.

"sourcing of the full parts catalogue" - interesting as that is...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-11-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Xseries
Just sold at the auction for 7750 pounds -...

Just sold at the auction for 7750 pounds - somewhat lower than the 10- 15,000 estimate.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 31-10-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By Xseries
Wonderful to have the successful bidder on the...

Wonderful to have the successful bidder on the forum. Congratulations on buying a Bristol and may you enjoy many happy miles and smiles of motoring.
Brian
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