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TRIBUTE TAKE ON JH CLASSICS KITS

Tribute Automotive has announced the addition of the former JH Classics Dino GT and GTS cars, which are based on the brilliantly performing Toyota MR2 Mk2. The moulds have been transferred to Tribute Automotive for the kit production of the JH Classics series one Dino models.

JH Classics now only produce fully built turnkey cars and so Tribute Automotive is the perfect solution to providing good quality bod kits.

The kit package includes the complete front and rear ends, both ready to fit to the donor car after final GRP trimming. The panels are all scribed for the various holes and cut-lines More >

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A NEW ZENOS E10 ON CHUCKIE. YEP, YOU BET

Never ones to rest on their laurels, Zenos Cars has announced the introduction of a finance offer that makes Zenos E10 ownership less complicated, more accessible and affordable. Just how they like it.

The company, run by Ansar Ali and Mark Edwards, is acutely aware that many prospective Zenos customers would welcome a flexible and reasonable payment process that suits their budgetary requirements. So, they’ve done something about it. From just £399 a month customers can drive away in a new Zenos E10 with the finance underwritten by RateSetter, an established finance provider and the UK’s largest peer-to-peer lender by monthly lending More >

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SUPERB STUFF FROM TOYO AS USUAL

The kitcar industry’s favourite tyre company, Toyo Tires, has clearly signalled its intention to become a leading supplier of competition rubber with the news of its latest products in the UK. In addition to new stocks arriving of the firm’s road-legal trackday rubber, the company has also officially unleashed its totally track-focussed RS1 slick design onto the UK market for the first time.

The Proxes RS1 is a full-slick competition tyre that has been proven in literally dozens of American race series before being launched here in the UK. This tyre provides consistent performance throughout the life of the case and More >

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YOU WON’T GET STUCK, OR RATHER YOU WILL…

J-B Weld gasket maker and sealants are now available in the UK through Automotive Brands.

The most recent addition of high quality gasket maker and sealants are designed to accommodate most sealing needs ideal for automotive and household requirements.

J-B Weld products have been tried and tested in the USA for more than 40-years. Automotive Brands are perhaps best known for its innovative quick-fix head gasket repair system, Steel Seal and Power Maxed cleaning, additives and car care product range.

“It’s a remarkable brand and we’re very pleased to increase our product range,” says Graham Hollis, Automotive Brands sales manager.

The new sealant range More >

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PYRAMIDS OF JOY

Back in stock at trim-meisters, Woolies, is their popular diamond-shaped pyramid rubber matting (part 104).

An original diamond pattern pyramid matting where the pyramids are diagonal across the roll (not square), which makes it ideal for types of vehicle projects. Just one of the hundreds of great products from the Market Deeping-based company.

More information from www.woolies-trim.co.uk or 01778 347 347 ENDS.

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A GOOD READ FROM LASER TOOLS

This year’s Laser Tools catalogue has more specialist tools, more motorcycle tools, heavy duty tools for commercial vehicles and even more engine timing tools. With over 650 new lines introduced since last year’s edition.

Laser Tools is constantly adding to their range and aim to bring new tools to the market first, ready for the next wave of engines that will require cam belt or timing chain replacement.

Modern cars often need specialist tools (tell me about it – ed) for even standard service procedures; it is often impossible to complete a job without access to these specific tools. The Laser range More >

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POWERPACKED GOODIES FROM SUMMIT RACING

Mahle Motorsports engine components can be found in most every top race series in North America. Using what it learned developing parts for professional race teams, Mahle created PowerPak Piston and Ring Kits suited for a wide variety of performance engine applications.

Mahle PowerPak Piston and Ring Kits include forged pistons made from 4032 aluminium alloy to allow for tighter cylinder to wall clearances and improved temperature stability. The piston skirts get Mahle’s GRAFAL® coating to reduce drag, piston noise, scuffing, friction, and cylinder bore wear.

The kits also come with piston rings, pins, and locks. A dry lubricant phosphate coating in More >

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IT’S ER, AN DROMIDA!

Dromida’s spectacular Ominus just got the FPV treatment! Using a WiFi enabled digital camera that connects to your smartphone, you can view your flights from the ‘hot seat’ so to speak.

With a free downloadable app for iOS and Android systems, set up is a breeze. Featuring all the tough design that Dromida is renowned for – four flight modes, the ability to take both stills and video footage, the only decision to make is which colour option to go for Blue (DIDE02BB), Green (DIDE02GG), Red (DIDE02RR) and Yellow (DIDE02YY).

The Ominus has a recommended retail price of £134.

The Ominus FPV Quad More >

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STEVE SAYS – FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015

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Welcome to totalkitcar online……had the pleasure to speak to a North American reader this week, a digital subscriber to TKC Mag, who’d seen our piece in the May/June issue on the new GM Generation Five LT1 and LT4 V8s. Lucky beggar is days away from receiving his new Corvette.

totalkitcar reader paid the $5000 and helped build his Corvette LT4 engine

It seems he’d picked up on the fact I’d mentioned that lurking on the price list is a $5000 option where you can go to the factory in Detroit and help technicians build your very own 650bhp LT4 More >

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TIGER BROCHURE

Tiger HS6

I was talking to Tiger MD, Jim Dudley, recently following the launch of their lovely new all-colour 66-page brochure that is so much more than just a listing of their products, containing a detailed description of each one, along with Tiger Racing history and much more besides. For the record, the Tiger 2015 range is made up of the following models:

Avon – Budget Lotus Seven kit

Avon Widebody

R6 – Successor to the Tiger Super Six

RS6 – Alloy-bodied

ZR6 – Supercharged version of RS6

Aviator – Simon Keys design

GTA – Standalone full-bodied car or retro-fit to Avon

HS6 – Lotus VI replica

ERA 30 Audi

ERA More >