The  Bristol LS

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Production

Production from 1951 to 1958. 
                           
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A total of 1409 were produced                      
    Type LST3S   LS4G LS5G   LS6A LS6G LS6B
    First Last   First Last   First Last   First Last   First Last   First Last  
 

COACHES

                                   
  C32F - -   - -   Apr 55 Apr 56   - -   - -   - -  
  C34F - -   - -   - -   - -   Mar 57 Jun 57   May 57 Jun 58  
  C35F - -   - -   - -   - -   Jun 57 Jun 57   - -  
  C37F - -   - -   - -   - -   Jun 52 Oct 52   Jun 53 Mar 54  
  C38F - -   - -   - -   - -   Mar 56 May 56   Apr 54 May 54  
  C39F - -   - -   Oct 52 Jun 57   - -   Jun 52 Jun 57   Jun 53 Aug 57  
  C41F - -   - -   - -   - -   Jul 52 May 57   - -  
                                       
 

DUAL PURPOSE 

                           
  DP39D - -   - -   Jan 53 Jun 54   - -   Dec 52 Feb 54   Nov 53 Sep 54  
  DP39F - -   Dec 52 May 53   May 55 May 55   - -   - -   Jun 55 Jul 58  
  DP41D - -   - -   Dec 52 May 53   - -   - -   - -  
  DP41F - -   - -   Mar 53 May 58   - -   Jun 56 Jul 57   Jun 56 Jun 56  
  DP43F - -   - -   - -   - -   May 55 Jul 56   - -  
                                       
 

BUS

                                   
  B35F - -   1951 1951   Jan 53 Jan 53   - -   - -   - -  
  B41F - -   - -   May 55 Jan 57   - -   Jun 56 Jun 56   - -  
  B42D - -   1951 1951   - -   - -   - -   - -  
  B42F - -   - -   - -   - -   - -   Jan 51 Jan 51  
  B43D 1952 1952   - -   Oct 52 Oct 57   - -   - -   Jan 54 Oct 54  
  B45F - -   - -   Nov 52 Jun 58   May 53 May 53   Nov 52 Sep 57   Dec 53 Jan 56  
B54F - -   - - Dec 54 Dec 54       - - - -

Mechanical

bullet Engine
Bristol AHW 8.14 litres, six cylinder horizontal oil engine
  Commer TS3 3 cylinder
Gardner 4HLW 5.6 litres, four cylinder horizontal oil engine
Gardner 5HLW 7.0 litres, five cylinder horizontal oil engine
Gardner 6HLW 8.4 litres, six cylinder horizontal oil engine
bullet Gearbox
16.25" diameter dry plate clutch, 5 speed synchromesh with 5th speed overdrive
bullet Alxe
Front 1 section beam
Rear Fully-floating axle with spiral bevel gear
bullet Suspension
Semi-elliptic leaf springs, shock absorbers on front axle
bullet Brakes
Clayton-Dewandre vacuum servo operation

Dimensions

LS Dual Purpose LS Coach LS Bus
bullet Wheelbase
     
bullet Overall length
30 ft   30 ft
bullet Overall width
8 ft   8 ft
bullet Height
10 ft 2 in   10 ft 2 in
bullet Seating Capacity
 39, 41 or 43 32, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39 or 41 35, 41, 42, 43, 45
bullet Chassis Designation
 LS4G / LS5G / LS6G / LS6B LS5G / LS6G / LS6B LS4G / LS5G / LS6G / LS6B