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THE THUNDER ROLLS

Webcon has announced that it is now stocking the superb quality Blue Thunder quad Weber IDA intake manifold for the classic Chevy small block V8 engine.

The manifold can be ordered as part number 9900890100 and is perfect for both Weber carburettors and IDA style throttle bodies.

The Webcon 9900890100 manifold is priced at £1000.02 (don’t forget the all-important 2p!) inc VAT.

Webcon also recommends their Webcon 9900790000 linkage set, priced at £187.89 inc VAT, for use with this manifold.

 

Both items are available now from 01932 787 100 or visit www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

MONSTER TRUCK

Sealey’s new 1600mm mobile tool cabinet with a power tool charging drawer has a host of brilliant features.

This monster is all heavy-duty steel construction with steel inner walls and 45mm ball-bearing drawer slides provide superior performance, which is suitable for heavier loads and have been manufactured to provide extra strength and durability.

Finished in a rust and solvent-resistant black crinkle effect, each drawer features stylish black anodized heavy-duty drawer pulls and pre-cut non-slip liners. It is fitted with six Ø125mm PP wheels with black chrome effect alloys, two are fixed, two swivel and two swivel with brakes.

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EASY START

More starting torque without the bulk – Tuff Stuff Performance High Torque Gear Reduction Starters deliver enough torque to turn over engines with compression ratios of up to 15:1, but are compact and lightweight to make the most of limited engine space.

They’re smaller than OE starters but feature a 3bhp motor that draws half the amps of a full sized starter motor. The adjustable mounting block gives you the extra room you need to clear headers, oil pans, and chassis components, and the clocked billet aluminium drive end lets you reposition your starter as you add upgrades. Ball-bearing construction makes More >

ON A LONG LEAD

One for VW Beetle lovers. Not every enthusiast wants to relocate their coil in the engine bay, but if you do, the frustration of the cable not being long enough is all too familiar. Fortunately, help is on hand from the good guys at Heritage Parts Centre.

As part of their, UK made FORST range Heritage now offer sets of OE quality leads in 7mm black copper cored silicone, and 8mm Ferroflex cable with a choice of yellow, black, blue and red as a performance option.

The high-performance Ferroflex core cables are engineered to last longer with better flexibility, minimum voltage loss, More >

SPRAY AND SHINE

Burton Power has announced that FT1059 camshaft oil spray bars for the Ford SOHC Pinto engine are once again available and back in stock.

These spray bars have been reproduced exclusively for Burton Power to high original Ford equipment standards and are suitable for Ford SOHC Pinto applications:

Order as part number FT1059 at £24 inc VAT each with further details from 0208 554 2281 or via www.burtonpower.com ENDS.

ALL STAND!

B-G Racing is well known for its classic Ford racing cars – such as their famous Mk1 Escort – and now the company has produced an engine stand that will safely store and transport classic Ford engines when removed from your vehicle.

The pair of stands simply bolts straight onto the engine block to support the engine in its natural position

The B-G Classic Ford Engine Stand is suitable for most four-cylinder Ford engines: Pinto, CrossFlow, Lotus Twin Cam, BDA, BDG etc. and is naturally sold as a pair at £49.99 inc VAT.

For more details call 01268 764 411 or visit www.bg-racing.co.uk ENDS.

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STEVE SAYS – FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2019

Welcome to totalkitcar online…

A warm welcome to totalkitcar online……The fall-out from the changes to the MOT test, introduced a year ago, are still being felt. Diesel cars have seen an increase of 63 per cent fails, a though petrol-engines haven’t gone unscathed.

Lovely example of a Clan Crusader spotted at Stoneleigh

ANC Replicar – Mazda MX-5-based pastiche

Stunning GBS Zero

Based on a Tribute kit this BMW Z3-based beauty from new company, Grassbank Motorsport turned heads at Stoneleigh.

For a start, blue or oily smoke for more than five seconds attracts a fail, while the new standard for dashboard warning lights remaining on has also caught many More >

NEW LOOK AT A RETRO CLASSIC!

First class

We’ll be featuring the RS Retro RS200 replica in a forthcoming issue of TKC Mag, but the debut-making Essex-based company impressed many people with their take on this classic Ford theme at last weekend’s Stoneleigh show.

There have been a good number of RS200 replica produced over the years, some bad and some really good ones amongst them. However, I’m not sure if I’ve seen one so beautifully executed as this.

Panel fit, finish and general feel of the car were exemplary.

Find out more from www.rsretro.smugmug.com ENDS.

LIFT OFF!

This affordable new kit will solve a lot of ground clearance issues

Well-known for their fine range of bodykits – Avalanche GT and Evolution GT – Turismo UK came to Stoneleigh with a great display of their wares. The Nottinghamshire-based company work closely with Rob at Total Custom while they launched a very innovative piece of kit at the show.

It’s a universal fit Air Cup Lift System for cars equipped with coil-over dampers. We’ve all been there, scraping a front splitter on the ground while trying to load your car on a trailer (that scrunching sound is truly sickening) or on More >

KINGFISHER KUSTOMS AND PIE VALLEY LAUNCH NEW GOLF-BASED BEACH BUGGY CHASSIS

Volkswagen Beetle guru, Dave Fisher of Kingfisher Kustoms in Smethwick has been working closely lately with Ed Morton of Pie Valley Buggies.

New VW Golf-based beach buggy chassis – a joint collaboration between Kingfisher Customs and Pie Valley Buggies

They unveiled the results of their recent labours at Stoneleigh, which is a beach buggy chassis set-up to accept Volkswagen Golf donor mechanicals.

This obviously moves the buggy theme on a few generations, with modern and capable components not to mention a highly-rated water-cooled four-cylinder engine.

Of course, if you are a diehard Beetle-man then Dave and co can help you.

Cool new version of Kingfisher More >