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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 11-02-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By Philip
The 603-series cars had them below the rear seat...

The 603-series cars had them below the rear seat squab from the beginning.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 13-01-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Philip
https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/bristo...

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/bristol-cars-be-revived-shock-new-buccaneer-gt
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 10-01-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Philip
Comes out vertically, just held with spring clips.

Comes out vertically, just held with spring clips.
Forum: Bristol Ephemera 04-01-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By Philip
Given the trademarks goings on, the “Atelier”...

Given the trademarks goings on, the “Atelier” will likely be their own “workshop”.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 11-12-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Philip
I looked at it when it was auctioned towards the...

I looked at it when it was auctioned towards the end of last year - closing the door suggested that the A pillar had moved back a bit.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-12-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Philip
“Continuation” Cars

Sounds ambitious.

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1292456

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1290604
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 21-10-20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Philip
It was rebodied by “tuning expert” David Creed of...

It was rebodied by “tuning expert” David Creed of Shepherd’s Bush - gets a mention in the Palmer and Balfour books. It’s a pretty unappealing looking thing - believe it ended up with Brian May.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-10-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Philip
It’s 401 chassis 1023, rebodied after a crash by...

It’s 401 chassis 1023, rebodied after a crash by David Creed of London.
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 26-08-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By Philip
The 411 made £16,960.

The 411 made £16,960.
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 26-08-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By Philip
That didn’t make much for a car with an MOT -...

That didn’t make much for a car with an MOT - Bristols never seem to do well at auction (aside from the crashed 411 in the “barn finds” auction at Preston last year...).
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-08-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Philip
Believe the exterior door handles are shared with...

Believe the exterior door handles are shared with the Alfa Junior Zagato and Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-07-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By Philip
They’re from the Opel Rekord D.

They’re from the Opel Rekord D.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 04-06-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Philip
Can almost certainly be rebuilt - good...

Can almost certainly be rebuilt - good opportunity to put a modern cartridge in it.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 06-05-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Philip
Modern flush-mounted puller fans will be hugely...

Modern flush-mounted puller fans will be hugely more efficient - the draught behind the radiator from a pair of new original-style fans is pretty feeble.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 04-05-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Philip
There are off-the-shelf radiators from US...

There are off-the-shelf radiators from US manufacturers which will fit, with fans and shroud.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 02-05-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By Philip
Been tempted by that car myself. Although the...

Been tempted by that car myself.



Although the turbo installation is pretty basic, why get rid? I’d be tempted to look at updating - see if it can be rebuilt with a modern cartridge, ditch the...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 28-04-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Philip
Just buy a new mini high-torque one from...

Just buy a new mini high-torque one from somewhere like Rock Auto - about £70 plus delivery.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 30-03-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,552
Posted By Philip
Puller fans are far more efficient than pusher.

Puller fans are far more efficient than pusher.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 23-01-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Philip
You could ask Gaz Shocks with the dimensions.

You could ask Gaz Shocks with the dimensions.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 10-09-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Philip
The four-speed conversions using the original...

The four-speed conversions using the original style of gear shift that I’ve seen just use the original 1,2 & D; it isn’t a factory fitment.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 09-09-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Philip
Yes, it’s not the only one with a GM 4-speed.

Yes, it’s not the only one with a GM 4-speed.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 29-08-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,187
Posted By Philip
You’re quite right, it is listed in their sale...

You’re quite right, it is listed in their sale results - shame about the outcome as it looked very restorable.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 29-08-18, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,187
Posted By Philip
Geoff - I believe the red saloon at Brightwells...

Geoff - I believe the red saloon at Brightwells was bid to £8k, but was unsold - it was previously bid to £14.5k at an earlier Brightwells sale, but, again, was unsold.
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 26-06-17, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,562
Posted By Philip
I'd agree with Geoff, but qualify it by saying...

I'd agree with Geoff, but qualify it by saying that you need more than one of each.
Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 04-09-16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By Philip
I suspect that you are rather fortunate in not...

I suspect that you are rather fortunate in not needing to sell, as your attitude suggests that you will struggle to do so.

Several Brigands have had their turbochargers permanently removed - if your...
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