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Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 25-02-14, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By Hydroglen
Peter, No I don't have that info. As mentioned,...

Peter,
No I don't have that info. As mentioned, contact Norman and any further info call me or use my e-mail dorien@zing-net.ca. I hate this site!

Dorien
Forum: Wanted - Cars, Parts & Automobilia 05-01-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,575
Posted By Hydroglen
Maybe you could remind Forum members it would be...

Maybe you could remind Forum members it would be "loverly" if they were not so shy or ashamed of their location.
When a post comes up we do not know what part of the world they are in.
Yours says...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 03-01-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,550
Posted By Hydroglen
Those switches comes apart and you can adjust...

Those switches comes apart and you can adjust the friction for a longer dwell time.

Dorien
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 01-11-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,865
Posted By Hydroglen
Any shop specializing in brake rebuilding should...

Any shop specializing in brake rebuilding should be able to help you. Take them the part and they will recondition it. No need to worry about sizes....the size will be determined by how it will be...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 18-08-13, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,030
Posted By Hydroglen
I would imagine that one would need to see the...

I would imagine that one would need to see the suggested wiring diagram before getting too excited about colours and suggestions as to where they may go.
I have several pre-war and post war cars all...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 09-07-13, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,912
Posted By Hydroglen
Push or pull the button...then turn the key and...

Push or pull the button...then turn the key and perhaps pull the choke. Motor will start and you will then turn the switch off.
It powers a solenoid that feed fuel to the manifold. Will NOT work if...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 05-07-13, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,735
Posted By Hydroglen
Suggest you contact Loctite and their tech people...

Suggest you contact Loctite and their tech people will have a solution. There are new things being developed and I have had much success with them.
Dorien
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 28-05-13, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,899
Posted By Hydroglen
Bristol 400

Andrew Blow has one or two for sale.
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 02-02-13, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,820
Posted By Hydroglen
Stainless parts

How do we get prices for spats and bumpers?

Dorien
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 16-12-12, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,398
Posted By Hydroglen
Very nice...quite different....

Very nice...quite different. Congratulations!

Dorien
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 13-11-12, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,031
Posted By Hydroglen
I have had very good luck with a Unysin. That is...

I have had very good luck with a Unysin. That is how I set up my 400 and most of my cars. Are your throttle shafts ok? If worn then you would be wasting your time. You can go by ear and a tube but...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 08-10-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,033
Posted By Hydroglen
I have had very similair experiences with my 400...

I have had very similair experiences with my 400 and SU carbs. I see Geoff has answered but I will pass this on......
My carbs get very hot after a 10 minute shut-down and the fuel evaporates. When I...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 28-08-12, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,382
Posted By Hydroglen
I think it would be worth looking at your rear...

I think it would be worth looking at your rear axle ratio and the diameter of your tires. You can then calculate speeds ( in each gear) based on the various gearbox options.
I find it strange that...
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 03-06-12, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,784
Posted By Hydroglen
Heater

You can use a heater from a 55 Triumph TR3. It is basically the same as was fitted to a 400, but it has the outlets for the windscreen. I have both cars.
Dorien
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 12-12-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 31,448
Posted By Hydroglen
Measure the outer diameter of the wheel on the...

Measure the outer diameter of the wheel on the Rover and if is close to the Bristol one, you should be good to go.
Ratios vary and it often boils down to the kind of driving you are used to. A road...
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 08-11-11, 04:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,289
Posted By Hydroglen
I agree that such a car may not exist. I was...

I agree that such a car may not exist. I was amused at the opening line..."cah buyer" . With the prices of very good Bristols being what they are, I would like to see the wheelbarrow in which the...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 12-09-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,549
Posted By Hydroglen
Given that you have dealt with Brian May, he may...

Given that you have dealt with Brian May, he may give you some clues on prices. Mr Blow would also be of help and may actually have customers looking for a project.
You should also look at what is...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 09-08-11, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,652
Posted By Hydroglen
Well the only idea I have, is to do what you were...

Well the only idea I have, is to do what you were asked to do. So ask a car club for a letter, or perhaps print from this forum.
Dorien
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 07-08-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,387
Posted By Hydroglen
Typically you have to pry up the sides of the...

Typically you have to pry up the sides of the chrome outer ring. This goes for most instruments. Carefully and not damaging / crimping the ring. The adjusting bezel should just pull out.
The...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 02-08-11, 01:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,110
Posted By Hydroglen
Brake light

Sounds like someone put in a mechanical generic switch often used on motorcycles.
Just shorten the wire or spring so it comes on sooner. You will do this from under the car whilst humming " Rule...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 31-05-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,428
Posted By Hydroglen
Head gasket

Elementary if in the USA try copper@headgaskets.com About $130.
Dorien
Forum: 8 & 10 cyl Bristol cars 24-04-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,514
Posted By Hydroglen
This is not adjustable. A different pump may be a...

This is not adjustable. A different pump may be a solution, but it is a combination of pump and steering box. There are pumps that reduce the assist at high speed. The theory being that you will be...
Forum: 6 cyl Bristol cars 27-03-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,966
Posted By Hydroglen
Easy old man! Gas or electrics....you can...

Easy old man! Gas or electrics....you can eliminate other issues such as tire pressures. LOL
Weak pump....fuel blockage. Bad coil acting up intermittently and when hot.
Get a spare coil of the same...
Forum: Wanted - anything Bristol car related 14-03-11, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,250
Posted By Hydroglen
You need to give the outside dimensions of the...

You need to give the outside dimensions of the outlets and overall length to be sure to get the right ones. They are available in Italy...in spiral or were a couple of years ago.
I thought you had...
Forum: Bristol News & Other Bristol Discussion 04-03-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,964
Posted By Hydroglen
There has been talk that they are looking for...

There has been talk that they are looking for investors to "save" the company. Typically investors are not overly concerned with history, so one has to wonder of how much of an "investment" would it...
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