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Bristol LH 6L with 45 seat ECW bodywork was one of 10 new medium sized buses delivered to Western National in the summer of 1968 MUO 328F | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 716 | CBPG

Clutch replacement on our Bristol LH MUO 328F - Round 2

 

Round 2...... 

After discovering a minor whoopsie on the original replacement with the release bearing being the wrong way round, we had to take the gearbox back out, put this right and then try again. Everything was going well, but unfortunately (as most bus preservationists will know) this was not to be case. We now have a problem with the slave pack which has given us a rock hard pedal. Oh joys..... yet another job to do! Anyone would think this bus doesn't want to come back on the road! Read more

MOT work continues - 716

After a good look over by Steve, a 'small' list of 15 jobs appeared to get 716Bristol LH 6L with 45 seat ECW bodywork was one of 10 new medium sized buses delivered to Western National in the summer of 1968 MUO 328F | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 716 | CBPG through her MOTMinistry of Transport test this year.Work has started on that list with Steve, Paul and I setting to work on Tuesday and getting a few jobs crossed off. Work continued yesterday with Paul and I attempted to tackle a water pump change which was successful until the point we found the replacement was leaking water! With the old one re-fitted, back to the shed was the next plan until the clutch decided to give up en-route which left 716 needing to be towed back until that can be replaced. Read more

1960's Bristols ready for Kingsbridge 2011

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Bristol LH 716(MUO 328F) & Bristol SU 420(270 KTA) ready for Kingsbridge 2011
Picture Date: 
16 Sep 2011
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CBPSCornwall Bus Preservation Society - formed by a group of bus and coach enthusiasts who are involved in maintaining, restoring and preserving a number of buses which saw operational service in Cornwall that have been bought, donated or even loaned to members of the group's 1968 Bristol LHBristol Commercial Vehicles Light Horizontal engined single-decker bus chassis LH at 30' (9.1m); nearly 2,000 were built between 1967 and 1982 and David Sheppard's 1962 Bristol SUL are ready for the 2011 Kingsbridge Running DayFree vintage bus services on coast and country routes in South Devon usually held in September.

Bristol LH 716 (MUO 328F) | Sun, 27/06/2010 | BusDriverLee

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Picture Date: 
27 Jun 2010

Picture taken by Lee Shephard of 716Bristol LH 6L with 45 seat ECW bodywork was one of 10 new medium sized buses delivered to Western National in the summer of 1968 MUO 328F | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 716 | CBPG arriving at the Cornish Coastal Run 2010

MUO 328F | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 716

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MUO 328F
Fleet No.: 
716
CBPS's Bristol LH at Penzance running day

This Bristol LH 6L with 45 seat ECWEastern Coach Works Ltd was a bus and railbus body building company based in Lowestoft, England. ECW closed in 1987 bodywork was one of 10 new medium sized buses delivered to Western National in the summer of 1968 with 5 going to Southern National. Built by Bristol Commercial VehiclesBristol Commercial Vehicles Ltd was a manufacturer of buses and trucks based in Bristol, England. Closed 1983. (BCV), the light weight LH was the replacement for the earlier MW and SU models which had similar mid-mounted, horizontal, underfloor engines. The engine was a LeylandLeyland Bus was a British bus manufacturer. It emerged from the Rover Group (formerly British Leyland) as a management buyout of the bus business. It was subsequently acquired by Volvo Buses in 1988 and the name finally disappeared in 1993 400 fitted to a manual 5 speed gearbox and the Girling air brake system was adopted.   Read more

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