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BRIGHT LIGHTS; BIG CITY

The new Halfords ‘Up To 150% Bulb’ range is the brightest halogen-type bulb on the market, with a beam pattern 80-metres longer than a standard-type item.

Improved performance is achieved through 100 per cent xenon gas and micro-filament technology and means drivers can see further, react faster and drive more safely. In addition, the colour temperature is up to 3700K for a whiter light than a standard bulb.

The Halfords ‘Up To 150% Bulb 477’ is £39 for a single unit and for £8 they’ll fit your headlight bulb, with no appointment necessary.

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NO BLOWN GASKETS

With many Classic Mini owners contemplating a winter rebuild, it’s good to know that Mini Spares has introduced a complete block, gearbox gasket and seal kit suitable for all engine sizes and both A+ and Pre A+ engines.

The comprehensive kit even comes complete with a Mini Spares Evolution clutch oil seal, differential oil seals and rigid half-moon seal. Order as part number AJM100MS at just £27.60 inc VAT. (If being used for Cooper S, S diff seals will need purchasing separately as AHU1082).

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TUBE BENDING PERFECTION

Mittler Bros has been building metal-working tools and fabrication equipment in the USA for over 30-years. These machine tools are now available in the UK and Europe exclusively through Brown & Geeson Ltd.

The Mittler Bros Tube Bender is designed for the professional fabricator who requires a high-quality product ; this version comes with the added benefits of being easy to use and compact in size.

The Tube Bender is portable with no need to anchor down, provides 25-tonnes of hydraulic power and bends mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium, 4130 tubing and pipe up to 90 degrees.

The main body is CNC-machined from More >

THIS INJECTION WON’T HURT

If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on electronic fuel injection, your wait could be over. Summit Racing’s MAX-efi 500 Fuel Injection System makes converting from a carburettor to EFI virtually a no-brainer. The MAX-efi 500 features a four-injector aluminium throttle body that bolts to most four-barrel carburettor intake manifolds, and uses the factory-style throttle linkage.

The throttle body has integral fuel rails and also houses the Temperature Manifold Absolute Pressure (TMAP), intake air temperature and throttle position sensors, and the idle air control motor. That makes the wiring harness more compact and easier to install. The only other sensors More >

FORGE GET A GENUINE TURN OUT AT CASTLE COMBE

 

Braving the best of the British summer weather, the 2017 instalment of Forge Action Day, turned out to be a truly wonderful petrolhead’s day out. Many thousands of passionate petrolheads braved the changeable weather, meaning that it didn’t take long before Castle Combe was filled to capacity, packed with modified cars of every shape and size – exactly as we’ve come to expect of Forge Action Day.

Forge Action Day has long prided itself on being able to deliver a fitting swansong for the UK’s summer show season and this year it more than delivered, so much so that it seemed More >

I LIKE IT. I LOVE IT. I WANT SOME MORE OF IT!

 

Another new product from Mills Extreme Vehicles, well actually a really tasteful update on their hugely-successful Exocet theme.

Meet the Exocet G-Type. The ‘G’ bit stands for ‘geometric styling’, which has definitely given a more aggressive stance and general look to the kit, which has now tipped over the milestone of 1000 kit sales, incidentally.

The Exocet G-Type will make its debut on the company’s stand at the NEC Classic Motor Show on November 10-12.

Stuart Mills told me: “We are currently developing the next generation Exocet based on a Mazda MX-5 Mk3 and it has alloy wishbones at the front, multi-link rear suspension, a More >

MASTER METAL WITH METALCRAFT

Metalcraft is a company new to the specialist car scene who have some superb metalworking tools that are sure to appeal. A new name for us maybe but the company was actually founded way back in 1950 in Hull.

The range includes affordable and highly-effective punches, shears, scroll formers, riveting machines, tube benders and tube twisters and the best part is you don’t need to be a welder, blacksmith or metalworker to use them and the company reckons that  even beginners can be up and running in a few minutes.

Easy and fun to use, these unique hand-powered metalworking tools can be More >

METER READER

This new range of meters from Laser Tools offers real value for money with convenience and accuracy.

The Sound Level meter (part number 6903) is used for measurement of mechanical and environmental noise. It is designed to meet the requirements of IEC 651 Type 2 and ANSI S1.4 Type 2 and is ideal for:occupational and industrial hygiene noise evaluations; Noise at Work surveys and noise exposure calculations; noise ordinance enforcement; machinery noise tests and general noise measurements. Ideal for trackday-goers too.

The Digital Temperature and Humidity Level meter (part number 6904) is used to record both temperature and relative humidity. It is ideal for More >

IT’S A PURE SHAMPOO BUT BEST NOT USE IT ON YOUR BARNET EH

Britemax Pure Max shampoo has been specially designed for those customers who crave the original hydrophobic effects of their chosen wax, sealant or ceramic coating.

The shampoo contains no gloss-enhancing oils, polymers or waxes and leaves absolutely no traces of residue behind which can affect the true performance of your vehicle’s protection.

Pure Max Shampoo features a unique pH balance, bio-degradable, SLS and parabens-free formulation that ensures the highest safety for all users. SLS’s can cause eye and skin irritations and parabens while commonly used in the beauty industry have been known to have negative health effects.

The product is a super-slick, high-foaming More >

I USED TO LIKE CANDID CAMERA

New from Halfords are Nextbase HD Duo dashcams, which uses two cameras to continually record front and rear views at the same time, making it the perfect in-car accessory for the safety-conscious driver.

The forward-facing camera has a 140-degree wide-angle lens and records in 1080P HD, while the rear-facing camera has a 50-metre zoom lens to capture all the action through the rear screen.

Halfords also offers and in-store fitting service called ‘WeFit’ for all dash-cams, for just £30 and they’ll hard-wire a dash-cam directly to a car’s electronics system for a seamless integration.

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