Stefano Pasini


BRISTOL '409' #7355
 

 


November 2011


ASI-FIVA

 


2009


7355's first restoration (2000)

Just arrived from England Why a Bristol? Nice details Books, magazines

 


2009-2010

Vredestein tyres on a Bristol 409

Engine work (2009)

Rust, etc Electrical system Vredestein tires Gearbox overhaul

 

2010

Bristol 409 Speedometer

The engine blew up near Reims...


Dismantling the engine

Stripping the body
Recommended suppliers, Forums etc (anche in Italia) Parts that I need

 


2011

Welding new metal

Respray


Reassembling


Engine rebuilding

First tests

 

 


April-June 2011
 



Freshly restored

 


June 2011

July 2011

New wheels

New exhaust

 


14-20 September 2011


Goodwood Revival

 


After Goodwood, Novembre 2011

Bristol 409 discs Bristol 409 fan

New brakes.....

...and a better radiator fan Winter storage



June-November 2012: upgrades


Oil cooler

Armstrong Selectaride
Audio system Front speaker, revisited

 


2013-2014


Vintage battery

Tuning the Carter 3131S The original Bristol 'Britool' tool roll


2015-2016


A new crankshaft and
bearings for a faithful 318
 

Seats refurbished.....


2017


Power steering overhaul

 

Then, zzzz....the 409 slept in her heated

garage during most of 2018 and 2019

 

 

2020

 


June 2020: a new start
 
Stefano Pasini's Bristol 409 (1966)

It's a joy to take the big 409 out of her heated garage and driving her around, its massive V8 burbling
 

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Stefano Pasini, created 03/07/2009,
 last updated 28/06/2020
 
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