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Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 10:29 AM
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Posted By DODD
Hi Roger, I think we may be talking at cross...

Hi Roger,

I think we may be talking at cross purposes here.

The outer track rods do affect the steering geometry. They canít just be taken out of the box and fitted in the hope the central track...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-05-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,932
Posted By DODD
I am getting a little confused, which isnít...

I am getting a little confused, which isnít difficult!
My 410 has three track rods, one on the left hand side, one on the right hand side and one central.

The left and right hand side track rods...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-05-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,932
Posted By DODD
Yes, I realise you are in Germany but I still...

Yes, I realise you are in Germany but I still think itís necessary to provide Amsteer with accurate information for the replacement parts.
May I suggest:-
Taking off the track rod and ends from one...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-05-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,932
Posted By DODD
Hi Thomas, I have used Amsteer and found them to...

Hi Thomas,
I have used Amsteer and found them to be an excellent company to deal with. When I dealt with them early in the Pandemic, they were exceptionally busy. Fortunately, I live only an hours...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-06-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,932
Posted By DODD
Are you referring to the Edelbrock carburettor or...

Are you referring to the Edelbrock carburettor or to the original Carter carburettor fitted to the 410 which had the bimetallic strip in the inlet manifold which indeed operated the choke to enrich...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-06-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,932
Posted By DODD
Andrew, I didnít need to replace my cams but...

Andrew,

I didnít need to replace my cams but after inspecting the cams and tappets, when assembling I poured a small quantity of oil into the cam/tappets prior to inserting the push rods.

You are...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-06-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,932
Posted By DODD
Andrew, Yes, that is exactly what I meant. I...

Andrew,

Yes, that is exactly what I meant.

I had what I thought was a blown head gasket on my 410 last year but
unfortunately I found a crack in one of the heads. I think the crack may have been...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-06-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,932
Posted By DODD
Andrew, Have you considered having the cylinder...

Andrew,
Have you considered having the cylinder heads compression tested before refitting them?
Brian
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