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Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-11-20, 03:36 PM
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Posted By zbigmak
Gaitors fitted. Photo attached.

Gaitors fitted. Photo attached.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 13-11-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By zbigmak
401 Front suspension gaitors

Well for those interested I have finally dug out the leather gators and have found that there are in fact 6 in total.
Now I am struggling to see how they fit on the car.
Ideas, photos or guidance...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 10-11-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By zbigmak
401 Front suspension gaitors

Geoff
thank you very much. I purchased a set of gaiters several years ago from the Bristol Car Club in Australia. Try as I may I could not find any in the UK.
If I remember correctly the postage...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 06-11-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By zbigmak
401 Front suspension gaitors

Does any one have any photos they can share with me regarding how the leather gaitors for the front suspension spring ends and leaves are correctly fitted. Bristol part numbers 422051, 422011,...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 03-11-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By zbigmak
401/403 Door lock mechanism

Gentlemen
I believe that with your assistance we have now got the door to open. I still have the problem that the key in the drivers door rotates 360 degrees.
I assume that on the inside of the lock...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 24-10-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By zbigmak
Mike I have a key and the key turns a full 360...

Mike
I have a key and the key turns a full 360 degrees.
In some positions it locks the door mechanism but regardless of the key position pushing the plunger on the outside of the door makes no...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 24-10-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By zbigmak
Geoff. I have a problem with the drivers side...

Geoff.

I have a problem with the drivers side door. I can open the door from the inside by pulling on the lever which is supposed to be attached the the cable which runs inside the door. (see photo...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 23-10-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By zbigmak
Mystery items

Can anyone tell me what are these parts and where these parts came from.
I removed from my Bristol 401 6 years ago and can no longer figure out where they should go!
George
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 07-10-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By zbigmak
401/403 door lock mechanism

Does anyone have any experience in adjusting the push button door locks on a 401 or 403.
For some unknown reason I cannot get the mechanism to work. We have stripped down and reassembled the lock and...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 07-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By zbigmak
My advice would be to start by sanding down...

My advice would be to start by sanding down suspect areas in order to see the condition of the aluminium.
You may some expose poor previous repairs and areas where the aluminium has started to...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 07-10-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By zbigmak
I purchased my rolling 401 shell on e-bay. It was...

I purchased my rolling 401 shell on e-bay. It was much like yours in so much that the previous owner bought the car as project and gave up. It was also missing an engine and gearbox.
Projects such as...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 14-05-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By zbigmak
Water Leak from lock

Please let us know how you get on. I have a similar problem and need to find a solution so I would be more than happy to hear of your progress and how successful will be the end result.
George
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 11-07-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,959
Posted By zbigmak
Mike I am intrigued to know what was the outcome...

Mike I am intrigued to know what was the outcome of your problem. Did the block repairer have a solution?
George
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 17-03-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By zbigmak
The BOCA can supply a very good copy of the...

The BOCA can supply a very good copy of the originals.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 17-08-18, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,435
Posted By zbigmak
Apologises for not getting back to you back my...

Apologises for not getting back to you back my mother passed away and we have had a hectic few months as we try and sort out the family affairs.
With regard to your questions:
I have the 400 parts...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 29-04-18, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,435
Posted By zbigmak
Geoff I have the flap door and nothing else....

Geoff
I have the flap door and nothing else. Neither do I have the petrol cap which seals the tank. Looking at the top of the neck of the petrol tank it would seem that the cap itself was/is or...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 28-04-18, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,950
Posted By zbigmak
Gentlemen many thanks for all your feedback. If...

Gentlemen many thanks for all your feedback. If anyone can take a take a photo of where it is mounted on the firewall I would very much appreciate it.
When I bought the car it was fitted with a 6...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 26-04-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,435
Posted By zbigmak
401 Petrol Flap linkage

Can anyone help me -I am looking for the mechanism that opens the petrol flap on a Bristol 401 (activated by a button fitted in the rear arm rest)
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 26-04-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,950
Posted By zbigmak
401 Part - does anyone recognise this?

After more than a year of inactivity I have got back to restoring my 401.
Unfortunately the mechanic who took the car apart is long gone.
I have come across the attached part marked N540241 - but I...
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 20-09-17, 10:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,565
Posted By zbigmak
401 can you help? Parts needed

petrol cap and the latch which unlocks the petrol cap cover and is activated by the push button in the rear arm rest.
Rear window blind?
Any help greatly appreciated.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-09-17, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By zbigmak
Des I do believe that you are correct in so much...

Des I do believe that you are correct in so much that the locks were swapped over by the previous owner. No idea why?
I have now removed them all and cleaned them. One of the locks does not open...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 18-09-17, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,639
Posted By zbigmak
401 bonnet mechanism

Can anyone help me to understand how the bonnet locks operate on a 401/403 specifically the routing of the cables which operate the 4 catches themselves. I am in the process of assembling my car and...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-03-17, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,720
Posted By zbigmak
In both cases I am actually looking for the unit...

In both cases I am actually looking for the unit itself.
George
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 19-03-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,720
Posted By zbigmak
401/403 lights

Can anyone help.

I am looking for a dashboard ignition light and rear number plate lights for my Bristol 401.

Does anyone have any ideas where I may be able to locate the above items.

George
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 23-08-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,409
Posted By zbigmak
Trying to trace a Bristol 401

Can anyone help me - I am trying to find some data about a UK registered Bristol 401 vehicle registration number XMY 212
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