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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 RJTCLDC18@gmail.com

Last updated: 15/11/2019



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


1938 16/70 DROPHEAD COUPE. Special limited 4/5 seat wide track, second of only five built (No1 advertised for sale in June ACtion at £62K), complete and requiring restoration or conversion into sports two-seater. Matching numbers chassis L651W, Reg. No JM 3957, engine UMB 454 fully professionally rebuilt with new half block at cost of £15.5K nine years ago. Sadly, no time to complete £23,500. Please contact Malcolm 01702 582550.

AC 12/24 "Royal" Tourer. 1925. 4-wheel brake version.  Excellent condition with buff log books and extensive file of correspondence and other records. Recently rebuilt radiator, fuel tank and magneto. Almost-new tyres. Small mileage since major overhaul.  £23,000 including free UK delivery in closed trailer.
Please contact Colin Dunn, telephone 01566 783779 or e-mail: margaret-dunn@btconnect.com

Cars Wanted:

I am looking for an Ace 1953-1956 for myself with an AC engine. Long time admirer and first-time buyer! Prefer good condition and can travel anywhere. Can you help me? Please contact James Adams, telephone 01695 580414 or e-mail: myhealey777@gmail.com

Club Member is seeking a RHD MK IV Lightweight Cobra RHD. Please contact Clive Austin, telephone 07803 797 135 e-mail: clivej.austin@gmail.com


Rear Hubs Ace/Aceca. N/S new, O/S used. £180 the pair
Hub Puller for the above. £35
12v Electric Pump for reconditioning. £10
2 Headlight Sealed Beam Units, not tripod type. £10 the pair
Patent Bristol engine cylinder head spanner & 3/8" drive socket. Offers
Electric Screen Washer n.o.s. £15
Reverse Gear for GWCR gearbox. Offers
Compression Tester with 10 and 14mm adapters. Offers
All plus p&p.
Please contact Tony Morpeth, e-mail: morpeth1935@icloud.com

AC Engine and PVT
Crankshaft ...rusty £50
Flywheel £100
Clutch £100
Sump £500
Cylinder Head complete with valves and camshaft. £2,0000
Valve Chest Cover £500
Cylinder Head £500
Camshaft £500
Set of 3 SU air cleaners £100
Short Steering Column £100
Prop shaft for Comp Sports £100
1935 PVT Brake Shoes Free
1933 Half shaft £100
Starter motor £50
Side light casings £5 pair plus postage
AC Royal
Set of rear axle brake shoes £50
Rusty beam part of front axle Free
I am not prepared to arrange carriage for most of these parts which are heavy.
Please contact Clive Bowyer Tel: 01223 846979, email: clivejbowyer@gmail.com

AC 84
Registration for sale, £32,000.
Please contact Andrew e-mail acdc88@aol.com

I have 2 crankshafts and 2 cylinder heads for sale. Crank and head for a UMB engine, crank and head for a CL engine, all in excellent serviceable condition, crank measurements on request, £1500 each item.
Please contact Peter Bennett 01606 882150 / 07976 255202 / p.bennett49@hotmail.com

3x8J 16" and 3x7J 16"Hallibrand Wheels from MkIV Cobra plus 4 tyres (old), £1200. Please telephone John Littman 07710 351296 or e-mail: littmanjohn@hotmail.com

Acea diff housing
Greyhound brake drums.
Ace 2.6 fuel tank brackets.
Ace 2.6 battery box.
Cobra overriders.
Cobra right hand dash.
Ace ignition and choke cables, remade to original design.
Ace disc callipers mounting brackets, steel or alloy.
Ace brass grills, made to order.
Please contact David, telephone 07836 752650 or e-mail: d_whitehouse@hotmail.com

Parts Wanted:

New or used AC Bristol metal car badge.
Please e-mail photo and price to: b.mullaert@gmail.com

For a 1929 AC 6; A wire wheel, or even just a wheel centre from which a new wheel might be built, suitable for a Rubery Owen 4-wheel-braked car.
Please contact Geoffrey Hunter, telephone: 07980 695 385.

Ring and Pinion Gear Set for 1956 AC Ace. 3.64:1 stock.
Please contact Brian Bills, e-mail: bcrudders@yahoo.com

For ACE:
Brass Grille
Flat Windscreen
Fuel Tank
16 inch Wheels
Accelerator Linkage
Please contact David, telephone 07836 752650 or e-mail: d_whitehouse@hotmail.com


AC Owners’ Club Bulletin, 1950s back issues, numbers 54 / 57 / 58 & 59 and any ACOC publication pre- 1952. (e.g numbers pre number 25).
Please contact Keith Lessiter, e-mail: keith.lessiter@gmail.com

ACtion Binders, the thin type used up until Volume 24. New or used condition. Only the binder required not the magazines. Please contact the Editor, Terry Webb, Tel: 07958 237107, e-mail: terry3000me@btinternet.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 have had another batch made and prices for the Rear Window Panel are £410 for clear and £430 for tinted, with delivery by arrangement. 

Contact John Goose: johngoose@btinternet.com, 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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