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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: 04/04/2018



Bristol 100D engine, 12 port Barwell head ex Paul Fletcher Ace, triple twin choke 40 DCM WEbers, fully rebuilt with new crank, rods etc.  little used, last new block from AC stores, dyno tested to 180 bhp plus.  Also Bristol engines BS1 Mk 3 ex Cooper,  BS 1A    ex ERA/Bristol cars and BS1A SC  ex Cliff Davis, BS1 MK 3A ex Wharton,   all with history and rebuilt or prepared for final assembly. Bristol 12 port head with Le Mans crank and rods etc. New original 7 core plug block. Bristol FNS C/R gearbox ex Gerard, Bristol BWCR 7 gearbox and Bristol BWCR11 overdrive gearbox all rebuilt. Other parts and gearboxes, block etc.

Please call with your requirements.
e-mail:jonathanbradburn@btopenworld.com telephone 01624 803052. www.jbradburn.co.uk

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


3000MEChassis 167, Reg no: UTN 1N, first registered 3 May 1983. Colour French Blue with black interior. 48,133 miles. It has had a full body off restoration replacing everything that it needed and only done 4,000 miles since.
MoT until April 2018. Ex Hayden Lyles car. Please contact Tony Bancroft by e-mail: tonybancroft@btinternet.com

GREYHOUND Chassis No 2545 with Ford Zodiac 2500 cc engine and gearbox. First registered 03.05.1961. Restoration project I cannot continue due to ill health, chassis and frame all repainted, fitted new floor. Aluminium body and original wheels, plus a set of 5 newer ones with new tyres. The car needs full restoration, nearly all the parts are there including many new ones. Serious buyer please. £28,000. Car is in Cambridgeshire.
Please contact Mervyn Loynes telephone 01480 880806 or e-mail:


N.O.S. AC mechanical fuel pump for the Bristol engine (with the correct s/h operating arm) £ 65-00
N.O.S. Lucas FL5 flasher can (with screw terminals) £ 15-00
Lucas restored tripod headlamps (pair) £ 105-00
Lucas 30 ammeter with correct pointer (excellent working s/h condition) £ 40-00
N.O.S. Girling rear brake adjusters (pair) for Ace/Aceca/Greyhound £ 50-00
N.O.S. Girling front wheel cyls 4 axle set) for 2lt.Saloon £ 175-00
MK IV N.O.S. Girling brake master cyl. (with reservoir) £ 85-00
Mk IV  N.O.S. front top and bottom ball joints (each) £ 25-00
All the above plus P/P
Please telephone Barry on 01727 872819 or e-mail: cobfour@live.co.uk

17 x chrome plated slats suitable fitting vertically into PVT radiator surrounds £100 the lot.
2 x matching quarter bumpers for PVT cars £50 the pair. Please telephone: 01625-861728, or e-mail: brian.moss49@btinternet.com

Brand new silencer for Ace ex Classic Autos, never fitted. This type requires connection of the holes in the outrigger to enable the tailpipes to go through. Buyer to collect from Bristol or could deliver at the Dinner/Dance. £200.
Please telephone Brian or Michael on 0117 9671550 (office hours) if interested.

AC Saloon silencer new old stock in mild steel. £15
AC Saloon exhaust downpipe new old stock m.s. £5
AC Door plate finishers in Brass. Will need plating. £30 pair
All prices plus carriage. Please contact Mike Berrisford, telephone 01293 883635 or e-mail:

Cars Wanted:

Ace Bristol or 289 Mk11 Cobra Right hand drive.
To share a garage with my 16/80 2 seater sports. Please contact Nigel Phillips(ACOC member) if you are considering selling one of the above cars. I am a private individual intent on long term ownership.
Telephone (day) 01202 625580, (evening) 01258 720436 or e-mail:

Good, up and running Aceca. The seller would have to take my 1994 totally original, concours condition, Lancia Delta Integrale Evo 2 (value circa £60,000) plus a cash difference.
Please contact Peter Bennett, 01606 882150 / 07976 255202 or e-mail:

Parts Wanted:

Wheel Brace for 2 litre DHC to fit layout in the boot lid and any other spanners. Please telephone 07836 531 306.

I am looking for some parts to complete the restoration of my 1955 Aceca AE509 after its rest of 41 years namely:
A serviceable CLCrankshaft.
The middle SU carb AED device.
Seat runners.
Heater outlets for the tunnel in the cabin.
Can anyone help please! Please telephone 01923 269048 or e-mail: p3hattie@gmail.com.


Following a bequest from the late Keith Judd of AC Cars Ltd the Club have the following for sale:
3000ME original handbooks – 15 available at £50 each plus postage.

Copies of ACtion £2 each + postage

1984 July
1985 2 x May
1986 March, May, August, 2 x September, October, November, December
1987 February - December
1988 February, May – December
1989 February, April - December
1990 February - December
1991 February, April-November
1992 February, March, May, July, September, November, December
1993 January, June - October
1994 February - May, July - December
1995 February - July, September, November, December
1996 February - December
1997 February - May, July - December
1998 February, September - December
1999 February - May, July - December
2011 February, April - December
2012 June, July, September, October, November
2013 January - November
2014 January - September

Annual Reviews at £3 each + Postage
1999 – 50th Anniversary

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



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@gmail.com   Telephone: 07809 251333

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