Bristol Handbooks & Manuals

In order to improve accessibility we have now put all the manuals (Instruction Manuals, Spares Handbooks and Workshop Manuals) into a password-protected dedicated area in the Archive under Bristol Manuals.

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405 battery.

Please can anyone advise on a supplier for a correct battery for a 405. I am rebuilding the ex Ken Evans car and need a decent battery to start the engine. It seems the type 244 is the nearest to the original Lucas but no one seems to have one. All suggestions welcome. John.

“BACK ON THE ROAD – Michael Ware visits a recently restored 1953 Bristol 403”

There is a nice report in the September issue of The Automobile on the restoration of Andy Gibbs’ 403. It is well worth reading!

Glove box lock

Glove box locks can be obtained from AH Spares for £88 each but reported to be very good quality
Click Lock to order

Radiator hoses 408