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For sale. Bristol 400, 1949

Our member Richard Palmer has the following 400 for sale.

BRISTOL 400 FOR SALE £59,500.

Built Nov 1949 exported directly to Australia. Repatriated by me April 2018 with full record of owners and details of work carried out since 1950. Chassis 400/1/632: Engine 85A No 1458. The Car retains many original features including rear opening window, s/steel body strips and tool box. A new clutch was fitted in 2009, re-con gear box in 2014 at 65k miles. Full engine re- build in sept 2016 included cam followers reground to 405 profile giving better torque.

Recent work in UK includes rebuild of SU carburettors, screw-on oil filter, re –upholstered front seats and door cards with new window rubber seals/ felts, new brake wheel cylinders, re chromed front bumper, both doors re painted. Body paint work has some minor blemishes but no damage. Drives very well, maintains good oil pressure, has V5C and heritage certificate.  Mille Miglia Eligible. Non- original extras include electric fan, brake servo, manual choke, 12v phone charging point and FM Radio/cassette, front seat belts.  Genuine reason for sale by BODA member.

Contact Richard Palmer, tel: 0044 78887 30250

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