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Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 22-07-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By Bellerophon
Bonding of Aerodyne rear window

The Bristol Aeroplane Company used 50% DumDum mixed with 50%of Bostic C
which worked very well. However, I am not certain if these products are still available now, but there are several modern means...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 19-02-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,986
Posted By Bellerophon
Aerodyne seat belts

I think I was the first to fit seat belts to my 401 some years ago, and this was fully covered in an article in our magazine. However, I would be pleased to offer help and members would be welcome to...
Forum: Bristol Ephemera 13-10-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,060
Posted By Bellerophon
The Key fob is the correct one, I also have one...

The Key fob is the correct one, I also have one of the same type since 1962.
Regards,
Bellerophon
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 05-06-11, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,012
Posted By Bellerophon
Rear axle limiter straps

Car seat belt material makes good straps, so either buy from a accessary dealer or a good length from a car scrap yard, my regards. Bellerophon
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 28-03-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,940
Posted By Bellerophon
Peter, Check your distributor points to make sure...

Peter, Check your distributor points to make sure they have not closed up, this is likely to be the most likely fault.

My regards,
Bellerophon
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 22-11-10, 08:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,822
Posted By Bellerophon
6 cyl Gaskets (head)

Peter what you have is the old corrotrue gasket which was the gasket which
was used at that time, however you had to be more accurate with your
fitting as there was no leeway. The BMW gaskets are...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 21-11-10, 07:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,822
Posted By Bellerophon
6 cyl Gaskets (head)

I said at the start of all this when Eric first brought up the subject that
all the people selling Bristol cylinder head gaskets are selling the same
ones which the German BMW club had...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 15-11-10, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,513
Posted By Bellerophon
Bristol in Baja

Well I am amazed, I was brought up in the time that all cars had starting
handles and no one thought twice about starting an engine by hand, even the
big ones, this reminds me of the storey of...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 14-11-10, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,513
Posted By Bellerophon
Bristol in Baja

Reading the last newsletter on Geoffrey Herdman's problem with his starter
solenoid, I wondered what happened to his starter handle ? Bristol engines
start very well with a handle which the car...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 31-10-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,837
Posted By Bellerophon
400 carbs heating

Well Rubbond, The 2 litre Bristol engine does not have an inlet manifold,
it does have an inlet tract where the carburetors are bolted direct onto the
cylinder head.
All fuels are not the same...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 30-10-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,837
Posted By Bellerophon
400 carbs heating

Dorien, I have just measured a new original gasket from Bristol Cars which
fits between the head and the carburetors, this is 0.060" or a 1/16" thick
new and this compresses down to approximately...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 30-10-10, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,837
Posted By Bellerophon
400 carbs heating

Dorien, I do not think you can have oil seeping from the front studs, but
may be the cross tube, anyway send me a photo and I will see if it tells me
anything. _Pegasushunter@aol.com_...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 29-10-10, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,837
Posted By Bellerophon
400 carbs heating

Well now Dorien, as you assure us that the cooling system is on the top
line, and I presume that you have the correct gaskets fitted between the
head and the carburetors, then there is another...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 28-10-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,837
Posted By Bellerophon
400 carbs heating

Dorien, something does not add up here, if you say that the car runs cool
and yet after standing with the engine switched off you are unable to place
your hand on the carburetors.
I take it that...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 27-10-10, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,375
Posted By Bellerophon
WARNING Faulty 2 Litre engine cylinder head ga...

If you know what you are doing it is quite easy to put a hole in the gasket
without destroying it!
The easy way is to mark the position carefully and put in a small hole with
a drill, check that...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 27-10-10, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,375
Posted By Bellerophon
WARNING Faulty 2 Litre engine cylinder head ga...

This sounds like the gaskets which can be obtained from the German BMW
club, they are of good quality, however, on their 328 engines they do not have
a small hole near the rear of the block as...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 06-10-10, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,866
Posted By Bellerophon
6 cylinder engine colours

This came up a while ago when a member from Switzerland wanted to know what
colour to paint his block. All the blocks left the works the same colour,
this was a universal one used by many...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 06-09-10, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,366
Posted By Bellerophon
Oil filter adaptor

Daniel, with regard to your oil filter adaptor, I take it that it enables
you to use a current screw on canister filter. On the Bristol engine the oil
flows through the filter in the opposite...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 19-06-10, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,902
Posted By Bellerophon
Aerodyne bumpers

Des, there is a way to salvage your over riders if the outer shell has not
been eaten through that is to have a large deposit of copper say 0.050 thou
deposited on them then have them polished...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 06-04-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,629
Posted By Bellerophon
Chrome trim bolts

If you are not near the sea try _www.silentstainless.co.uk_
(http://www.silentstainless.co.uk) ('http://www.silentstainless.co.uk)') at Silent Stainless Ltd. 45 Blackwood, Coalville,
Leicester,...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 04-04-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,145
Posted By Bellerophon
Newbie - Considering fulfilling a long am...

Brian, you have not tried the best yet! Have a look on the web at Hagerty
Classic Car Insurance who are based at Silverstone and only insure Classic
cars including the most exotic makes.

One of...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 01-04-10, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,366
Posted By Bellerophon
Oil filter adaptor

WARNING, make certain that the replacement conversion unit is compatible
with the Bristol system, (from the centre out) as most cartridge types work
with the oil flow in the opposite direction...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 29-03-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,145
Posted By Bellerophon
Newbie - Considering fulfilling a long am...

Help-Hire was the same company that Footman James tried to foist me onto,
and the hire people also specified the crash repairers which I was allowed
to use, both of course I did not.

The best...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 29-03-10, 06:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,145
Posted By Bellerophon
Newbie - Considering fulfilling a long am...

The proof of the pudding is when you come to claim. I have been with
Footman James which is now Anon and was unfortunate to have my car damaged by a
third party. The first thing they did was to...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 12-03-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,067
Posted By Bellerophon
Cost Effective 2.5l "bristol" Engine

If one was thinking about producing a new block and head one should
consider the weak points of the existing design and if it would be possible to
improve on this without building a complete new...
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