Entries by BristolODA

408-411 reverse lamps

This is Lucas part L595. The reverse lamp is shared with the Jaguar e type series 1. Can be purchased from Jaguar specialists and eBay.  Gaskets, lenses and surrounds can be purchased on their own. One source to consider is SNG Barratt where new units cost about £45 each.  

SPRING DINNER 2018 – Wales

The Spring Dinner 2018 has been organised by Mike Murray who kindly offered to run the event.  The Dinner will be held at the White Waters Hotel, Llangollen.  The proposed dates are 6th-7th April 2018.  The itinerary will vary depending on the distance one has to travel, however, it is anticipated that there will be […]

Bristol stolen ….

  We have heard the sad news that Peter Derby’s immaculate 407 has been stolen.  Please find below details of the car from Peter. Bristol 407 Reg No GSU 556 Colour Silver (Mercedes Brilliant Silver 744) Light Blue leather Rear end of the car replaced with a 408 rear end Salvage Squad TV programme car. […]

411 wiring diagram.

I have thought that there was no specific wiring diagram for the 411 in club circulation and have had to make do with the 410 version. However, by accident I came across the 411 wiring diagram which is appended to the 411 owners manual that can be found here.  Alternately you can find the 411 […]

Wheel Bearings

Manufacturers do not want to make replacement from other sources that easy, regularly mixing two standard bearings into one assembly, although I doubt that Bristols went this far. Take off one complete set of bearings (2 sets of bearings per hub; the inner bearing is usually larger than the outer; both will be tapered roller […]