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Forum: For Sale - Cars, Parts & Automobilia (Bristol related only) 30-07-22, 11:53 AM
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Posted By AndrewA
410 Rear Screen For Sale

Second hand rear screen for sale.
Slight delamination in one corner but structurally good.
Has just been removed from car so will need cleaning up.
Buyer collects 60.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-07-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 338
Posted By AndrewA
You're right - have just looked at diagram again...

You're right - have just looked at diagram again - apologies.
As regards the cause I can only think of potholes or kerbs.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-07-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 338
Posted By AndrewA
The camber is adjustable by using shims plates...

The camber is adjustable by using shims plates behind the top joints.
They were developed as some of the new top joints are thinner and need shims to make them the same size as the old ones. You can...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-07-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By AndrewA
1. Don't remember it being a specialist tool but...

1. Don't remember it being a specialist tool but it was a pig of a job.
2. To do the job properly the framework should be removed which is what I had done but I understand it was and is common...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-07-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 338
Posted By AndrewA
Is it a lot out? I went to great lengths to get...

Is it a lot out?
I went to great lengths to get it spot on on mine and got hold of some camber shims from Bristol Classic Car Parts. They call them caster shims but they don't do anything to the...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 12-07-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,814
Posted By AndrewA
Bristol in good health but not getting as much...

Bristol in good health but not getting as much use as it deserves at the moment but will hopefully that will improve.
From the photos of your car you don't appear to have uncovered any historical...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 11-07-22, 04:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,814
Posted By AndrewA
Car looks great and polished section excellent...

Car looks great and polished section excellent .
All quiet with my cars - just occasional drives. Am doing up a house and that's consuming almost all my time at the moment.
Best wishes
Andrew
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 09-07-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,814
Posted By AndrewA
Is it moving away from you or towards you :D...

Is it moving away from you or towards you :D !!
Wow - it's moved on a lot - hopefully not too many unexpected surprises.

Best
A
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-06-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By AndrewA
I've got a Mallory one on mine - ref 29219.

I've got a Mallory one on mine - ref 29219.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 31-05-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By AndrewA
From memory the only thing on the back of it is...

From memory the only thing on the back of it is the tail of the heater matrix.
I/we took the whole heater box out as we were redoing the seals, cleaning up the fan motor, refurbishing the matrix and...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 25-05-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By AndrewA
That's what I did on my 410 and it worked fine. I...

That's what I did on my 410 and it worked fine.
I found getting a decent seal between the valve and the tail/pipe off the heater matrix was not straightforward and it was suggested by marque...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 23-05-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,568
Posted By AndrewA
Did car run around New Forest yesterday (treasure...

Did car run around New Forest yesterday (treasure hunt/tulip diagram type thing). Great test of cooling system as covered 80 miles in six hours driving!
It was a warm day (by UK standards) but no...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 20-05-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,814
Posted By AndrewA
Hope you're alright - even if Porsche isn't. Look...

Hope you're alright - even if Porsche isn't.
Look forward to further updates in due course!
All the best
Andrew
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 18-05-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
Any progress?

Any progress?
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 15-05-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,568
Posted By AndrewA
Senior moment at this end - had forgotten most...

Senior moment at this end - had forgotten most important bit - the quality the product (TRE) is excellent so worth persevering IMHO.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 14-05-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,568
Posted By AndrewA
When I dealt with them it was great when you...

When I dealt with them it was great when you spoke to them but they were very busy and understaffed.
It may be easier just to get the track rod ends from them or someone else and have the threaded...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-05-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
More money but probably worth getting a radiator...

More money but probably worth getting a radiator guy to flush out/pressure test the little matrix as well - it wasn't much money in the scheme of things - about 70 from memory...or perhaps one thing...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-05-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
On mine it's 13mm int diameter, 20mm external.

On mine it's 13mm int diameter, 20mm external.
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 06-05-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
Yes...you could try just connecting the two...

Yes...you could try just connecting the two together - bypassing the heater matrix and going for another drive....I checked with my fellow he felt the main problem with mine was cable related but I...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 05-05-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
Brilliant!!

Brilliant!!
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 04-05-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
Aren't gaps good?

Aren't gaps good?
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 04-05-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
Yes - forgotten I'd done that as well - had...

Yes - forgotten I'd done that as well - had little matrix in heater refurbished and getting the valve to work properly - and seal correctly took a bit of time.
Good luck - but I still can't see that...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 03-05-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
Just a thought and not trying to send you off on...

Just a thought and not trying to send you off on a wild goose chase but I thought I had heat soak issues early on in my ownership of this car but sorting out which vents were open - and what heater...
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 03-05-22, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By AndrewA
I guess if it's not too difficult to remove the...

I guess if it's not too difficult to remove the tray it's got to be worth a try..will have a look and see what I've got on rear edge of bonnet opening but the more you can do to let heat out the...
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 30-04-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By AndrewA
Not quite the answer to the question but I...

Not quite the answer to the question but I remembered I've used these people successfully in the past on other cars - can't remember the cost - probably a lot, but might be a useful contact for...
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