General, News, Treasures

An urgent notice from the Bristol Owners Heritage Trust

Dear Fellow Bristoleers, A group of us from the Bristol Owners Heritage Trust went to Bristol Cars at Windlesham on Thursday for a socially distanced viewing of the sad remains of Bristol Cars Ltd and Bristol Cars Services Ltd., now both in liquidation.Our brief as a registered charity is to conserve and make available for education and research heritage… Continue reading An urgent notice from the Bristol Owners Heritage Trust

Cars, Technical, Treasures, Videos

Baffled by your V8? Troubled by your Torqueflite? Mystified by that misfire? – The Chrysler Master Technician Conference

As a hardcore 2 Litre owner I must confess whenever I open the bonnet of a V8 my heart sinks. Just slightly. No polished aluminium components or gleaming rocker boxes greet one's eye. A mass of random pipeage, and a monstrous bucket sized carburettor replace the 2 Litre’s  finely sculpted, Filton/Bavarian designed row of tuneable triple Solex or SUs.… Continue reading Baffled by your V8? Troubled by your Torqueflite? Mystified by that misfire? – The Chrysler Master Technician Conference

News, People, Photos, Treasures

The Heritage Trust never rests….!

A Barn find Bristol … The Heritage Trust never rests. Our constant crusade of  digging out old stuff has been going from strength to strength lately with splendid donations from the estates of Syd Lovesy, Dudley Hobbs, and Dennis Sevier. An intriguing phone call reached us by a roundabout route, via the Bristol Cars showroom. “We… Continue reading The Heritage Trust never rests….!

Treasures

A Snippet from Godfrey Oxley-Sidey’s Archives.

I came across this carefully handwritten document  while  trying to catalogue Godfrey Oxley-Sidey's archives. It was alongside some drafts of the  instruction manuals for  2 Litre  cars  so may have been intended for inclusion in one of the instruction manuals. Personally  I now use Michelin XCA, (a  rather heavier type of X tyre which was… Continue reading A Snippet from Godfrey Oxley-Sidey’s Archives.