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It is in members' interest to include engine and/or chassis numbers to prevent fraud. Advertisements in this section are free to members, unless business orientated, when a nominal charge will be levied at the appropriate rate. The AC Owners' Club Ltd holds no responsibility for the items or services advertised. These advertisements will appear on the ACOC website by the middle of this month.

A number of sellers have been approached recently by fraudsters posing as potential purchasers. Sellers are cautioned that their internet advertisements reach a wide audience and that they should beware of scam and "phishing" approaches. Under no circumstances should confidential information such as bank account or credit card details be divulged unless there is certainty about a purchaser's credentials and honesty. When placing your "Market Place" advertisement please make it clear if you do not want it to appear on the ACOC website.

To place an advert in Action please contact Rodney Thomas,

Tel: 01252 792975, E-mail rodney134@btinternet.com

Last updated: 07/03/2017



Bristol 100D and D2 engines rebuilt and race, one is fitted with the ex-Paul Fletcher 12 port head on Weber 340 DCM2s and gives c. 180 bhp, engine for rebuild with 7 core plug block and 100D head, also BS 1A, BS1 Mk2, BS1 Mk3, type 85, 100B2 and 100A engines, Bristol overdrive and non overdrive gearbox , rebuilt, FNS gearbox rebuilt, 85 type CR2 box rebuilt and unrebuilt, new factory block and head, new pistons, camshafts, liners, cam followers, bearings, crankshafts, various other new and used AC and Bristol parts, Warrior Ford V8 freshly checked and dyno tested, Race engine by Kenny Coleman with Boss block and Hipo heads and IDAs, Halibrand type wheels, Cobra diff., new Cobra seats untrimmed, IDA manifolds factory race spec. in mag., new Hunt magneto fro 289, many other parts. Bristol 12 port heads 2 off. Please call with your requirements.
jonathanbradburn@btopenworld.com or telephone  01624 803052. www.jbradburn.co.uk

AC spares. Many parts in stock. Please contact Brian Eacott,
12 Lockwood Way, Chessington, Surrey KT9 1XF
Tel/fax 020 8397 8472 (24 hour answer service), mobile 07885 945193

Repairs / Servicing:

AC engine overhauls, water jacket replacements, oil seal conversions

Spares: Fast road and sports camshafts, uprated rocker shafts and rockers, valves and guides, chains and tensioners, adjustable chainwheels, various pistons, cross-shaft assemblies, gaskets and seals, traditional and uprated oil pumps, crankshaft skew gears and rear hubs, reconditioned distributors and water pumps, remote oil filters, clutches, nuts, bolts, studs. Loads of used spares.
Splined PVT hubs
Contact Rod Briggs, telephone 01458 273476
email: acrod@tiscali.co.uk 
website:  www.ac-6.co.uk

Members & Private

Cars Wanted: ACOC member looking for a Greyhound, I am looking to become a custodian of one of these lovely cars for many years to come, I am not a trader. Should you have one that you are considering selling or know of one that is being sold are please contact Ian on 01737 843543/07850 002626 (Dorking area).

ACE WANTED. New member is looking to buy a good, up and running Ace. Funds available and immediate settlement for the right car. Please call Peter Bennett 01606 882150 or 07976 255202 or e-mail p.bennett49@hotmail,com

Market Place
February 2017


Set of 4 part worn Avon tyres 185 x 70 x 15 all in good condition and 4mm minimum tread depth as measured at the centre of the tread. really good grippers! £100.
Contact Mike Harrison on 01276 27632 or e-mail: mharrison2007@btinternet.com

Garage clearance. Mainly AC engine and gearbox parts and spares.
Engine: Blocks (2), Heads (2), Cranks (several), Flywheel (1), Valve covers (2), Rocker shafts (several, new), Rocker arms, Camshafts, Camshaft sprockets (2), Water pump (1), Liners (several, new), Rods (6), Shell bearings (various sizes), Carbs, Carb rebuild kits (many), Air filters, Otter switch, Starter motors (3), Dynamos (2), Exhaust manifolds with the 'cans' for pre-war/2 Litre saloon (2), Cooling fans, belt driven (2), Fuel pumps (boot fit for Ace), Starting handle. Various boxes of bits. Please ask and I may have it! Make offers please. Gearbox, Moss: Shafts (mainshaft still in wax protection.) Some gears, shafts and bearings. Synchro rings (several). Overdrives A/B type (2), Remote selector mechanisms c/w shafts and selector forks (2) (I think they are from the AC 'l/w' gearbox). Ditto, please make offers. ENV Diffs for Ace/Aceca: I have 3, two fully rebuilt the third undergoing rebuild now. Hopefully all available by the time this appears. 3.6/3.9/4.3:1. £1500 each. 1969 Ford 302 V8, big Holley and competition headers, complete with all ancillaries incl clutch but less alternator. Comes with 4 speed top loader (T10?) with Hurst shifter. £4,000. I have put the word out that some of these parts are available so please accept my apologies if any of the items have gone by the time this advertisement appears.
Please contact Tim Isles, e-mail: tim_isles@hotmail.com

Garage clear out:

Bristol starter motor in perfect condition, £125.
Six Greyhound 16" wire wheels in sound condition but need refurbishing (4 x 60 spoke, 1 x 72 spoke and 1 x 74 spoke) £25 each. Four brand new unused silver enameled 16" 72 spoke Greyhound wheels shod with virtually new 175 X 16 Pirelli Cinturato tyres used once for about 300 miles only, £500.
Six original tripod headlamps for restoration, £10 a pair.
One Greyhound steering wheel, £50.
Two AC Owners' Club original AC lettering style car badges in fair condition, £75 each.
AC centre steering wheel motif ex Greyhound but would suit Cobra, £30.
Two small bonnet AC badges, £30 each.
Large chrome AC letters badge as on boot of Cobra and Greyhound, £75.
Pair of Greyhound rear light lenses including chrome cross strips and rubbers, £30.
Two Astrali leather bound steering wheels to fit Ace/Aceca, 15" and 13", no bosses, £40 each
Postage if required to be ascertained separately.
Please call 01276 65823.

Included within the bequest from the late Keith Judd there were the following spares: 1 off Thames Ditton left hand racing rear hub for leaf spring Cobra at £700. 1 off three eared left hand wheel spinner at £30. If you are interested in any of these thee items please contact Brian Gilbart-Smith at bgs@gilbart-smith.co.uk

Parts Wanted: Parts for a 1962 Cobra 260. Any original dashboard instruments or switches. Working or not
Leveroll seat runners. Complete or any parts Grill
One original Wilmott Breeden budget lock cover
Hood frame
Hood front bow
Air filter housing – chrome, round, 14 inch, double hump type
Glass Screenjet washer bottle, motor and mounting bracket
Shelley 12DL or LJ22 Jack
Ace Bristol body. Complete or parts.
Please contact Russ Swift russ@russswift.co.uk, 01677 451825, 07836 536840


ACtion mags from March 1988 to December 2010, believed complete, free to anyone who wants to collect (I'm near Teignmouth in South Devon), or can arrange to box up and send by courier if you want to pay the cost of that. Paper and general condition good, but the outer part of the spine staples have often gone rusty due to storage. If no one interested they will be binned I'm afraid.......
Please contact Alex Grenfell, telephone 07530 269986 or e-mail alex.hillparkfarm@gmail.com

Following a bequest from the late Keith Judd of AC Cars Ltd the Club have the following original handbooks and copies of ACtion for sale: Frua 428 - 1 available in good condition at £50 and 2 available slightly soiled covers although clean inside at £40 each all plus postage. 3000ME – 15 available at £50 each plus postage. Please contact Brian Gilbart-Smith, telephone 0118 932 1400, E-mail: bgs@gilbart-smith.co.uk

Copies of ACtion £2 each + postage

Please contact Brian Gilbart-Smith, telephone 0118 932 1400,
E-mail: bgs@gilbart-smith.co.uk

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Greyhound Rear Windows

We now have half a dozen of these in stock, four clear as original and two slightly tinted. 

Some are already spoken for so please contact me if you would like one to replace your crazy old one, or just to keep on the shelf for when you need it.

The last batch sold quickly and there may not be another chance!

Prices are £350 for the clear ones and £375 for the tinted, with delivery by arrangement

John Goose

01799 523202



Ace Over Rider Brackets

Further to assisting numerous ACOC members with the supply of Ace Over Rider Brackets, I have had a jig fabricated and produced a batch of 24 units.

Accurate copy of original unit pre drilled ready for fine fettling and painting. £16.00 each or special offer of £15.00 each for set of four. Plus post and packing. (1.35 Kg for pack of 4 units)

Keith Lessiter.

e-mail: Keith.lessiter@faac.co.uk  Telephone: 07889 298226

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