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PIPE-BENDING EXPERTISE

Merlin Motorsport is equipped with a state-of-the-art Ercolina tube-bending machine and have formers for 1in, 1 1/8in, 1¼in, 1½in and 1 3/4in o/d tubing, while water pipe can also be bent and beaded.

They can also bend all and steel tube and also rollcage tube in CDS. To find out more visit www.merlinmotorposrt.co.uk or 01249 783 101 ENDS.

THREE-TONNE TROLLEY

New from Laser Tools is this professional (three-tonne rated) low-profile trolley jack (part number 6734) that features a very low 85mm entry to fit under the lowest vehicles.

The long-reach allows access to chassis legs and deeper set jacking points and the twin-pump design gives a faster a more positive lift right up to the useful maximum height of 500mm.

Designed to withstand use in the most demanding professional environments, the jack weighs 34kg and is manufactured to the EN1494:2000 technical safety standard.

A professional tool that will be appreciated by the professional technician. Available now from your Laser Tools stockist at a More >

GET RID OF MUCK WITH MUC-OFF

Muc-Off, the independent UK-based car and motorcycle care specialists located in Poole, Dorset, has announced the launch of their new Polishing Ball Kit.

Adding to their already well-established range of cleaners, protectants and lubricants, Muc-Off’s Polishing Ball Kit includes their 50ml Metal Polish and purpose-designed Polishing Ball, which can be attached to an electric drill for a professional finish.

The Muc-Off Polishing Ball is a machine-washable and reusable 2in ball-drill attachment, designed to quickly buff hard to reach areas. Perfect for polishing and removing scuff marks alongside Muc-Off’s non-dusting Metal Polish.

The Metal Polish is an easy to use, solvent-based metal polish for tarnished metals More >

GET THIS ON YOUR CHRISTMAS LIST!

Introducing Sealey’s NEW, Limited Edition, Carbon-Fibre Effect wrapped design topchest and rollcab, as featured in their Christmas Promotion – out now.  This stylish addition to their storage range comprises of a heavy gauge steel construction and is manufactured with steel inner walls for extra strength and durability.

Heavy-duty 35mm ball-bearing slides provide superior performance and carry heavier loads. The full height rear locking mechanism locks full-length drawers in multiple locations and added security is provided by a cylinder lock (supplied with two keys).

Each drawer features black aluminium drawer pulls for added style and the lid is fitted with gas-struts for smooth More >

SMOOTH POWER FOR YOUR CLASSIC FORD ENGINE

Everyone knows that Burton Power is THE place to go for all things classic Ford, and Ford-based kitcar stuff but what about a Ford Escort with a transplanted Vauxhall XE engine in it?

It’s a popular conversion and now Burton Power can supply a Simpson stainless steel exhaust manifold to suit.

This stainless steel exhaust manifold has been handmade to provide maximum performance while ensuring it visually looks like a work of art at the same time. The photograph only gives an indication of how amazing these manifolds look like in the flesh!

The manifold is manufactured from 304-grade stainless steel with a More >

BRIGHT SPARK

Most aftermarket ignition ECUs are capable of running a 3D ignition map when used with a pair of sidedraft carburettors, and all that is usually required is a throttle position signal to evoke this functionality.

The Webcon carburettor throttle position kits are supplied with all parts required to carry out this conversion and are compatible with most popular aftermarket ignition ECUs.

Kits are available to suit Weber and Dell’Orto carburettors as below

Part Number                Suits                                                                           Price 9990266000                Weber 40/45DCOE                                                     £91.04 inc VAT 9990266800                Weber 48/50/55 DCO/SP*                                         £94.60 inc VAT 9990290200                Dell’Orto DHLA                                                        £91.04 inc VAT

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NICE DICKIE DIRTS FROM PIPERCROSS

Pipercross is one of the most respected makers of aftermarket filters and induction kits on the market, with a rich history of high-performance applications covering some of the most iconic (not to mention technologically demanding) cars ever built.

It’s a strong CV and the perfect platform from which to launch an all-new range of high-quality clothing, all of it made to the same exacting standards as its filters.

The Pipercross clothing range currently comprises a selection of hats, jumpers and T-Shirts, all of which are made from high quality materials and, as you might expect considering their maker’s forté, are highly breathable, More >

‘ZEXY’ NITROUS PERFORMANCE FROM SUMMIT RACING

New from Summit Racing are these Zex Nitrous kits.

Add one to your engine and enjoy extra horsepower upwards of 450bhp depending on the system.

ZEX Perimeter Plate nitrous systems provide optimum spray efficiency by placing nitrous and fuel outlets at twelve injection points around the perimeter of the intake manifold opening.

A more efficient system means more horsepower. Or have some nitrous-injected fun with a ZEX Safe Shot system. It installs in less than an hour and adds 15-35bhp to most EFI-powered vehicles via a nitrous nozzle fitted into the air intake tube.

More from www.summitracing.com ENDS.

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WOLFRACE TEAM UP WITH ATS WHEELS

Appearance and light of weight are two of the most important things when looking to buy aftermarket alloy wheels, and the guys at Wolfrace UK know it. Already able to supply an immense selection of wheels from their own range, Wolfrace now offers alloys from some of Europe’s foremost constructors, such as ATS. Known for its portfolio of motorsport-derived alloy wheels, the ATS range is home to the Racelight, now available via Wolfrace.

Obviously, appearances are a very personal thing and what works for one person might not for another, Racelight is a stunning looking bit of kit. It’s a deceptively More >

EXHAUSTED

Merlin Motorsport have some great winter project ideas with which to tempt you and they reckon their exhaust packing and wrapping products are a good start.

They have several materials available from stock.

E-Glass – this exhaust-packing material is supplied by square metre sheets, which is enough for one 15in silencer, with two sheets needed for bigger items. It costs £16.88 inc VAT per sheet or a 25-metre roll offering maximum value costs £202.51 inc VAT.

Basalt – for applications where E-Glass is not suitable because of higher temperatures, wire wool may be needed to reduce the amount of losses through perforated tubing. More >