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ENTER THE BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM’S COMPETITION

After more than 35-years of the Heritage Certificate service the British Motor Museum is approaching the landmark 100,000th certificate and is running a competition to award one lucky classic car owner the opportunity to own this special document.

The popular Heritage Certificate service began back in 1981. For the first time, owners of marques, which had been manufactured by British Leyland, could apply for the details of their cars as they were recorded in the original factory ledgers.

Over the years this has evolved from a simple letter to a specially-designed numbered certificate that is accepted as an official document by the DVLA More >

BIG IMPROVEMENT OVER STOCK

Edelbrock’s Universal EFI Sump Fuel Kits are designed to provide the necessary high fuel pressure required for EFI applications in vehicles equipped with a low-pressure carburetted fuel system. It’s a complete self-contained compact system that can be easily installed under the bonnet of any vehicle.

This latest generation includes many new features and has been reduced in size to a more compact design that is easier to tuck away in any engine bay. One of the key new features is these kits are now adjustable from 35-90 psi and also now include a vacuum reference port.

Two kits are available and can More >

SMALL PACKAGE; BIG PERFORMANCE

Sealey’s New Schumacher® promotion is out now and valid until February 28, 2018. Their partnership with Schumacher® has enabled them to extend their range of battery chargers and jump starters and bring the latest technology to the UK. Schumacher® is renowned for being the largest manufacturer of battery chargers in the world, with an 85 per cent share of the American battery charger market.

Schumacher® chargers feature patented ‘Speed Charge’ technology enabling them to safely charge a battery three times faster than a conventional product. They feature a micro-processor controlled ‘maintenance mode’ enabling them to be left connected indefinitely to the More >

NEW TRACKDAY VENUE FOR JAVELIN

Leading trackday operator, Javelin Trackdays has un-veiled a new airfield venue to add to their portfolio.

Javelin boss, Colin Jepson has always been good at sniffing at new circuits and he’s just added Kendrew Barracks to his list of venues.

Better-known as RAF Cottesmore, located next to the A1 in Rutland, Oakham, the old RAF base closed in 2012 but was then handed over to the Army’s Multi-Role Brigade led initially by the Royal Anglian Regiment and latterly joined by 7Rg Royal Logistics Corps in June 2013.

Kendrew Barracks is the new name for RAF Cottesmore, as a result, named after Major-General Sir More >

OFF THEIR ROCKERS

Mini Spares is renowned for producing quality parts for the classic Mini and its latest product is no exception. Their diecast alloy rocker cover features the ‘Mini Spares’ emblem as a testament to its quality.

This polished aluminium rocker cover will enhance almost any Mini’s engine bay (except Minis with high-lift rockers, due to the cover’s extra thickness) and is also suitable for other ‘A’ Series engines.

This finned aluminium valve cover utilises the classic flat-top ‘Weslake’ design and has the additional benefits of cooling the engine oil as it splashes the inside as well as dampening engine noise.

The Mini Spares Polished Aluminium More >

QUALITY FILTERS FOR ICH AND ICT

Webcon has introduced a new air filter to suit the Weber ICH and ICT range of single choke carburettors.

The new filter features a rubber-base and clamp to suit a 52mm carburettor top, and is 120mm in overall height, while the filter base is 90mm in diameter, and the top has a 75mm diameter.

Part number 9931741100 is especially suitable for twin Weber ICT applications on air-cooled VW engines, and is very competitively priced at just £22.51 inc VAT.

Available now from 01932 787 100 or www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

 

CATERHAM HIT SIXTY

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Caterham Cars has celebrated 60 years of its revered Seven by bringing together some of the most esteemed examples in its history.

Powering around the twists and turns of the Longcross test track was the original Lotus Seven Series 1. Reaching a top speed of 78mph and featuring a Ford 100E engine and aluminium bodywork, the Series 1 was the ideal, lightweight sports car when it was launched by Colin Chapman in 1957.

Also present was one of only 13 Lotus Seven Twin Cams in existence, with its Twin Cam engine and lightning-sharp steering – and the CSR 260, renowned for being tuned More >

THIS HOMEBREW WILL BE BETTER THAN THE HORRID BEER THAT EXPLODED IN THE AIRING CUPBOARD!

The world’s first Home Brew car wax kit is perhaps the greatest in a long line of innovative creations from the champions of hand-made car care, Dodo Juice. The ultimate gift for car lovers puts the lucky recipient firmly in the driving seat, enabling them to make a high performance, Dodo Juice wax on their own, using their stove at home!

Inside the stunning presentation tin, you’ll find all the necessary ingredients to simply and easily make a 250ml jar of premium car wax, including the finest Brazilian carnauba wax, pure white beeswax and special Dodo extract (a combination of solvent More >

COOL SAFETY DEVICE THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK

All vehicles can break down so whether you pay £100 or £100,000 for a car one day you will inevitably be stranded by the roadside.

The obvious thing is to switch on your hazard lights to warn other motorists that you present a danger, provided it isn’t an electrical problem or a flat battery that caused you to break down and that your hazard lights still operate.

You then remember that you have a warning triangle with you so you get this out and assemble it and place it 45m (UK Government recommended distance) to the rear of your vehicle, possibly putting yourself More >

MORE SPARES FOR KITS

NEW parts from KIT SPARES include AIM products

http://www.kitspares.co.uk/index.php?route=product/category&path=43_5&car=43

Aim Technologies is a provider of world class motorsport dataloggers, dash-loggers and lap timers.

The company, sister arm of Great British Sportscars are also now stocking Denso alternators:  http://www.kitspares.co.uk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=1202 including V Belt and five-groove pulley alternators.

Also available is a new short-throw throttle pedal conversion and single brake master cylinder – in stock now.

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Due to the number of different intake and throttle arrangements available for the GBS Zero some applications have an increased accelerator pedal travel. Kit Spares has developed a retro-fit kit to reduce the pedal travel by up to 50 per cent thus allowing a More >