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Forum: Bristol Ephemera 26-10-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,069
Posted By mrbennetts
Results of the Bristol Company Auction.....

I see that the BOHT has aquired the archives. What an achievement. Well done and thank you to all those concerned.
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 23-08-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,243
Posted By mrbennetts
Question Bristol Owners' Club -- What's not going on ?

Soon after that great man Tony Crook died I logged on to the Bristol Owners' Club website. Not one mention of his passing. So I e-mailed the Club Secretary, suggesting that some mention of this...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 08-11-10, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,795
Posted By mrbennetts
How about the unforgettable Talbot Tagora ?

How about the unforgettable Talbot Tagora ?
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 23-07-10, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,933
Posted By mrbennetts
Knocking Mr Crook......

In the ongoing items about the proposed new club, there are a few comments about Mr Crook, which I felt were rather harsh. Anybody who keeps any company going for sixty years or so, especially a...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 18-04-10, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,675
Posted By mrbennetts
Thank you, Dale, for posting the info. Lots of...

Thank you, Dale, for posting the info. Lots of us never notice such articles, so it's another good reason to use this forum. Same old stuff in the article, but all good and positive for the...
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 01-03-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,011
Posted By mrbennetts
Re: 412

Greg, I saw Paul Lansdowne Place's 412 at the Rally. It looks fantastic, and like you say, it showed how good a 412 can be. So many are just rather tatty, which doesn't help their cause, of...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 26-02-10, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,630
Posted By mrbennetts
Brigand sold/bought at auction last week....

Can anyone give me the name of the purchaser of a Brigand, which was sold at British Car Auctions at Enfield recently, please ? I have no pecuniary interest in it, but a pal of mine renovated it...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 31-01-10, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,197
Posted By mrbennetts
Thank you very much for posting your photos. You...

Thank you very much for posting your photos. You have quite a task ahead of you, but I am sure it will be well worth doing. Keep us posted about progress, please.
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 19-01-10, 11:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,492
Posted By mrbennetts
Mostly to Phillipa.......

Whatever previous owners may or may not have been that was no mere car
salesman!!

Philippa[/QUOTE]

Oh dear, now I have to join in ! I hope, and expect, Philippa, that you were not...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 03-11-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,525
Posted By mrbennetts
Book Criticism.........

Ha, Kevin ! I did say The usual types who criticise IN PUBLIC. Lots of us do like to be "one-up" by pointing out all errors, however small. Makes us feel better, I suppose. Bristol people are...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 02-11-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,525
Posted By mrbennetts
The Inside Story

Like Jimfoz, I have also received my copy. I think all praise should go to Mr Balfour and everyone concerned with the production of the book. It is very high-quality with plenty of photographs and...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 12-10-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,920
Posted By mrbennetts
"To Let" sign..........

Hallo Kevin, I am pretty sure the "To Let" sign is NOT for Bristol Cars, but for the rest of the building. I seem to remember having a double-take on that sign some months ago. I hope I am...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 29-06-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,525
Posted By mrbennetts
Shirlaw.......I too obtained the build sheets for...

Shirlaw.......I too obtained the build sheets for my Silver Shadow, which are most interesting (to me !). The wonderful RR Club has them all. You may be 100% sure that Mr Crook has one of the most...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 28-06-09, 02:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,525
Posted By mrbennetts
Well said, Phillipa. You beat me to it !

Well said, Phillipa. You beat me to it !
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 10-05-09, 06:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 19,859
Posted By mrbennetts
Paul, I have just seen your photographs of...

Paul, I have just seen your photographs of (presumably) your own 412, which you kindly posted, and I can now understand why you like them. Your car looks wonderful, outside and in. I am now sold on...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 27-04-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,995
Posted By mrbennetts
Richard.....Thank you so much for posting the...

Richard.....Thank you so much for posting the photographs. As you say, everyone concerned has made a lovely car. You have supported an English company in these difficult times. Do you think it...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 02-11-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,496
Posted By mrbennetts
Here's a picture of the Lancia; hinged window at...

Here's a picture of the Lancia; hinged window at the front, motor halfway up at the rear.
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 02-11-08, 09:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,496
Posted By mrbennetts
Kevin, at the risk of sounding flippant, the...

Kevin, at the risk of sounding flippant, the "usual way to electrically control the quarterlight windows" on the Lancia was to press the ruddy electric switch ! However, to be a bit more helpful, I...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 29-10-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,496
Posted By mrbennetts
I remember a tiny Lancia Y10 I had years ago also...

I remember a tiny Lancia Y10 I had years ago also had electric windows like that. A rather nice "show-off" gadget. This thread is getting rather anorackky, isn't it !
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 25-10-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,496
Posted By mrbennetts
Remember, Richard, that the factory still has...

Remember, Richard, that the factory still has most of that job-lot of air-conditioning units they bought in 1971, so those will have to fit into the designs you offered. One can only hope they will,...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 23-10-08, 10:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,496
Posted By mrbennetts
Brabazon.............

It's nice that Sr Bertolio is interested in our motor-cars, and, from looking at the other cars on his website, he does have great talent. However, the Brabazon seems like the cars I drew during...
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