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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-05-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Thomas591
Hi Brian, good to hear that it really works... I...

Hi Brian,

good to hear that it really works...
I invested some late night hours to understand the wiper mechanism as I want to install a optical rain sensor behind the rear view mirror which will...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By Thomas591
Brian, I think nothing is needed here. any...

Brian,

I think nothing is needed here. any standard automotive switch should have more than enough amperage to handle the wiper motor. But make sure you use Off- Spring On toggle switch not a...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By Thomas591
Hi Brian, I have attached the wiring diagram...

Hi Brian,

I have attached the wiring diagram which should be ok for your car.

The solution is not that difficult:

One contact off the momentary toggle switch should be connected to terminal 5 on...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 12:06 PM
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Views: 256
Posted By Thomas591
Bristol 407 manual on ebay

There is a 407 owners manual on Gereman...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Thomas591
Hi Geoff, would it be possible to post a picture...

Hi Geoff,

would it be possible to post a picture of the outside of the manual here? I think this would be very interseting to fellow 411 owners.

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-05-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Thomas591
Peter, I send you a p.m.

Peter, I send you a p.m.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-05-22, 12:01 AM
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Views: 7,585
Posted By Thomas591
Hi Roger, I totally agree to what you wrote, but...

Hi Roger,

I totally agree to what you wrote, but I think you referring to an fully operational system which is nicely and properly adjusted.

In my case, I can’t leave my steering system “well...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-05-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Thomas591
Ok, no reply. So I guess there is no reprint...

Ok, no reply.

So I guess there is no reprint available. I think I am going do make a nicely bound reprint for my own personal use. Can anyone tell me how the original manual looked from the...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-05-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,585
Posted By Thomas591
Hi Roger, I investgated this topic extensivly in...

Hi Roger,

I investgated this topic extensivly in the last days. Please excuse me if I sound smart alec but your statement has to be corrected, at least for my Bristol 411 S5.

1. The 2 track rod...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-05-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By Thomas591
Hello, I just contacted Metaline here in...

Hello,

I just contacted Metaline here in Germany: They have nothing to do with this brand of paints. There must have been two companys with that name in the past.

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-05-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Thomas591
Owners Manual and Partslist

Hello,

is the owners handbook and the parts list for the 411 available as a reprint? I know that it can be downloaded as a pdf file, but I'd love to have a traditionally printed book in my...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-05-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,585
Posted By Thomas591
Hi Brian and Andrew, my two problems are: 1. I...

Hi Brian and Andrew,

my two problems are:

1. I live in Germany and sending parts to Amsteer would involve Amsteer to clear the parcel through UK customs..

2. I can not take off the track rods...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-05-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,585
Posted By Thomas591
Amsteer

Has anyone done business with Amsteer lately? I am trying to get a quotation for a complete set of modified trackrods for my 411 since the end of march.
Send them four emails - nothing. Called them...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-04-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Thomas591
411 rear wheel bearings

Hello,

for further reference: The rear wheel bearings on a 411 S5 are originally Timken type 2788R-2735X.


Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 01-04-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Thomas591
Hi Brian, This are good news! Whom should I...

Hi Brian,

This are good news! Whom should I contact? John Tullett?

Regards

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-03-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Thomas591
411 front grille badge

Hello,

can anyone please tell me if the front grill badge - Pegasus with a coat of arms- is reproduced in a good quality? Mine is unfortunately broken.

Thanks

Thomas
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 04-02-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By Thomas591
Radar Dinay tires

Hello,

I fitted Radar Dimax tires to my 411 S5 last year. They are terrible! They are squealing in every corner that is taken above walking pace and traction on dry roads is about 50% of what the...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 17-12-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
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, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
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, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
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, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
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, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
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, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
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, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
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, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
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
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