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Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-03-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By pasini s
Hello, congratulations for your 403 (which...

Hello,

congratulations for your 403 (which chassis no.?) while I am still wrestling with many gremlins during the restoration of my own 403, as good friend and expert Bristolian Geoff Kingston knows...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 22-02-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,152
Posted By pasini s
Hello all, Speaking of radiator blinds, I think...

Hello all,

Speaking of radiator blinds, I think that they arer really useful in winter, and here's what my mechanics did build to keep the engine warm:

Bristol 403-1404 custom-made radiator...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 22-02-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,152
Posted By pasini s
Hello all, Speaking of radiator blinds, I think...

Hello all,

Speaking of radiator blinds, I think that they arer really useful in winter, and here's what my mechanics did build to keep the engine warm:

Bristol 403-1404 custom-made radiator...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 22-02-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By pasini s
This is how they look....

This is how they look....
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 22-02-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By pasini s
Hello, I did put two additional rear lamps at...

Hello,

I did put two additional rear lamps at last, making the necessary holes in the blades of the bumpers, as I really hated the idea of making holes in the aluminum panels of the body. They are...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 30-01-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By pasini s
Hello Bobby, may I ask you to see how did you...

Hello Bobby,

may I ask you to see how did you fit the centre rear brake light in the rear window of your 401, and what light did you chose to avoid interfering with the rear rolling blind? It would...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 29-01-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By pasini s
Hello Geoff, I have the same problem, as you...

Hello Geoff,

I have the same problem, as you know well, with my 403. The rear lights, though extremely elegant and slippery, aerodynamic-wise, are simply too small and angled to offer a good...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 18-11-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,315
Posted By pasini s
Hello, would you swap your 3 Webers with my 3...

Hello,

would you swap your 3 Webers with my 3 recently-overhauled Solex 32BI? I have them on my 403 but, being in Bologna, I'm sure that Webers will be better on my car and Solexes maybe better on...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 11-05-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,623
Posted By pasini s
Hello, I don't know if the exhaust manifold of...

Hello,

I don't know if the exhaust manifold of the 407 is the same as the 409, or anyway if a 409's 318 ci manifold can be fitted to the 407's 313 ci engine, but if it is, I have some spares.

I...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 10-04-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,618
Posted By pasini s
Are the fans starting correctly? I'd check that...

Are the fans starting correctly? I'd check that and the firing order of the engine. If you cleaned the cooling system and the thermostat work, we can imagine that you checked also the heads so a...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 27-02-16, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400
Posted By pasini s
Hello Geoff, sorry but I saw your post only now....

Hello Geoff, sorry but I saw your post only now. When I rebuilt the 318 engine of my 409 I put in as many new and 'improved' parts as possible, so I wanted also a new, high-torque starter motor. I...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 06-01-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,441
Posted By pasini s
Hello Scott, I had the same idea (buying a V8...

Hello Scott,

I had the same idea (buying a V8 Bristol) for years and never had any chance to drive one, but at the end I bought a 1966 409 (#7355) over the phone at an auction in UK and had been...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-10-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,462
Posted By pasini s
Hello Geoff, I can't say how radial tyres...

Hello Geoff,

I can't say how radial tyres perform on a 2-litre as the 403 that you so kindly sold me in 2013 is still being restored (I am entering the contest for the longest laziest restoration...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-07-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By pasini s
Would this be of any help? My Favourite...

Would this be of any help?

My Favourite Cars-Bristol 409...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 21-02-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,648
Posted By pasini s
Hello, what is the profile you need? In the site...

Hello,

what is the profile you need? In the site 'Gommadiretto', a very good online tire retailer, 205/65 15 tires are dozens and start at 55 each....

Cheers

Stefano
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 05-01-15, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By pasini s
Well the 'previously registered 403BMD' (now...

Well the 'previously registered 403BMD' (now OCD932?) is reported to have been red with beige interior and chassis number either 1490 or 1498.....??? Let us know if it is possible to see pictires of...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 01-01-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By pasini s
Hello, yes, there is a water temperature gauge...

Hello,

yes, there is a water temperature gauge and the bulb in my 409 (same engine as the 410) is located in front of the carburetor, I hope that this picture is clear enough....it's a purely...
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 29-10-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By pasini s
Hi Mike, thank you for your kind message. I...

Hi Mike,

thank you for your kind message. I haven't find any blinds yet, so if you find yours, this would be a precious help to complete my 403. I'll contact you in PM as well abouth these blinds....
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 19-10-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By pasini s
Unhappy Parts needed for 403-1404

Dear friends,
sadly some friends who promised me to supply some very necessary parts for the restoration of my 403 have vanished overnight (one year since....) so I have to ask you if anyone can...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 19-02-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,232
Posted By pasini s
Hello Graham, I have sent you aPM. Thank...

Hello Graham,

I have sent you aPM. Thank you!

Stefano
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-07-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,323
Posted By pasini s
Hello David, I have given to this problem a lot...

Hello David,

I have given to this problem a lot of thought as the original speaker layout of the 407-410 series is far from ideal. If you want to preserve the original layout you can fit one...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 06-07-12, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By pasini s
I must admit that I would like to be a founder...

I must admit that I would like to be a founder member of the PBGBC (push button gear box club).

As some of you know, I have been fond of Bristols since many years but when I decided to buy one I wnt...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 04-07-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By pasini s
Hello, in my 409 the headlining is vinyl but as...

Hello,

in my 409 the headlining is vinyl but as Greg rightly points out, maybe someone preferred WOE cloth. Personally I like this vinyl, though mine is not perfect.

Cheers

Stefano
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-06-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,906
Posted By pasini s
Hello Hans, I had your same problems and I...

Hello Hans,

I had your same problems and I bought a NOS Carter 3131S on eBay for about Euro 150 2 yrs ago after many unsuccessful attempts to adapt several Edelbrocks. They were good carbs but the...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 20-06-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By pasini s
Thanks Thor! I obviously agree with you about...

Thanks Thor! I obviously agree with you about 'classic' steel vs 'modern' alloy wheels....:):)

Ciao

Stefano
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