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SHINY, ROUND THINGS

Wolfrace, the UK’s best known alloy wheel brand, offers alloy wheels to suit all vehicles and budgets. Simple, high quality alloy wheels at highly affordable prices complete with a comprehensive twelve month warranty.

LH306 is a mock split-rim effect wheel available in either silver with a polished lip or matt black with silver rivets. The LH306 is perfect for larger vehicles and vehicles that required ‘staggered’ setups with a size range of 8x18in 8½ x19in 9½ x19in 8½ x20in and 10x20in.  LH306 prices start at £115.95.

RC1 combines deep-dish, ‘cross thatch’ design with a range of attractive finishes including Silver, Black, Gun More >

PICK IT UP!

The big problem with owning any classic car is what to do when certain parts become unobtainable.

Well, thankfully Burton Power is dedicated to keeping classic British Fords on the road and on the track and whenever parts become unavailable they try to source or re-manufacture replacements.

The latest part to join the inventory is the oil pick-up pipe for all classic Ford Crossflow (Kent) engine blocks, which wears part number FP645 and retails at £36 inc VAT.

More from 0208 554 2281 or via www.burtonpower.com ENDS.

TASTEFUL-LOOKING REPLICAR

Replicar's pastiche of the Aston Martin DBR1 will be sympathetically-styled after this glorious-looking original...

It possibly won’t surprise you to hear that Stuart Mills of MEV has come-up with another new design, as he harks back to the kitcar days of yore and follows the path of innovation paved by the likes of Neville Trickett, Barry Stimson, Tim Dutton and Richard Stewart people never afraid to push boundaries but whom kept sight of the ‘fun, affordable, value for money’ ethic.

Stuart’s new model differs slightly in that it is his first replica and he admits slightly self-indulgent, being a paean to his More >

FORD ROCKET

The Ford Rocket gearbox is one of the core motorsport and kitcar transmissions and is still very popular.

Straight cut close ratio kits and ‘boxes are available in a range of ratios for whatever your needs from 3J Driveline and their main shaft gears are designed with unique oil pockets on the face and scroll running throughout the bore to increase oil flow. Add this to the fact all main shaft gears having a performance coating that aids oil absorption.

All 3J Rocket gear kits come with gaskets, main shaft and input shaft bearings and front and rear oil seals and the More >

JUST ADD ENGINE

Great British Sportscars have just announced a new set of four genuine Ford Focus Mk1 RS fuel injectors that represent a step-up from standard items.

These injectors, no longer available from Ford, are much sought after by fast Ford enthusiasts and kitcar owners with such engines such as normally-aspirated and turbocharged Zetec ‘Silvertop’ and Blacktop engines.

Part number ENGFFI is available from Great British Sportscars’ Kit Spares division at £99 inc VAT.

More information from www.greatbritish sportscars.co.uk or 01623 860 990 ENDS.

BOOM BANG

TomTom has released a new update of its navigation app for iPhone. The latest update is designed to take full advantage of the larger screen on the iPhone 5.

Optimised to run in full-screen mode, the update enables iPhone 5 users to see more of the map when driving with the new larger screen. Menu and search screens have been enhanced, so drivers can see more options and search results.

TomTom’s navigation app for iPhone and iPad is fully functional with or without signal.

Offline maps mean that drivers will stay connected to accurate, reliable and up-to-date navigation wherever they go. And, unlike More >

NICE STICKER MATE…

So you’ve been to Santa Pod and watched these ‘ET’ classes racing at Drag Racing events, Sportsman ET, Pro ET, Super Pro ET, but what’s it all about? Perhaps you’ve done your ‘Run What You Brung’, or ‘RWYB’ days and are now looking for the next affordable step to go racing without going to a full-on ‘heads-up’ class? On Saturday March 23, Santa Pod Raceway has the event for you.

You can go along to learn about Bracket Racing with the chance to give it a go yourself. It doesn’t matter what you drive or how fast it is, you can More >

JOIN THE DOTZ…

The latest wheel from leading tuning house Dotz is the ‘Fast Fifteen’ boasts the latest casting and finishing technology in an innovative and modern design.

The design brief was to create a wheel that would look at home on a wide and diverse range of machinery. The result is a wheel with sharp lines that balances sporty looks with class and elegance.

As the name suggests, 15 carefully sculpted slim spokes radiate out in an asymmetric pattern to give the wheel a modern twist on the popular multispoke format. Available in a wide range of colours, diameters and widths, the wheel also More >

PUT YOUR TOYS AWAY NEATLY

Mid-level, professional-quality tool kit range gets a revamp with modular-style storage.

Britool Expert, the leading mid-price-point tool manufacturer, has re-designed its range of roller-cabinet-based tool kits to incorporate a system intended to keep tools secure and tidy during storage.

The upgraded range of tool kits maximises the use of modular tool-packaging which fits snugly in the drawers of the roller-cabinet. On average, three modules can be placed in each drawer, and, with spaces moulded for each tool, finding the right one for the job in hand is made quick and easy.

Paul Woolley, UK Marketing Manager for Britool Expert believes that this new More >

KNUCKLE SCRAPING? IT’S A THING OF THE PAST…

Mac Tools introduces the ‘Knuckle Saver 2’ an improved version of its ‘Knuckle Saver’ spanner, which offers the added bonus of a 20 per cent reduction in price over the original.

The first ‘Knuckle Saver’ spanner featured a modified open-end to prevent slipping while providing 400 per cent more contact area than a standard spanner; this key feature continues to be utilised in the second generation model. Additionally, in response to feedback from professional mechanics, a number of enhancements designed to increase performance and comfort have been made.

A wider shank with a curved side edge adds strength and comfort, while overall More >