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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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AEROFLOW FLARES AND STRAIGHTS

Aeroflow has become synonymous with premium quality performance products and their objective is to incorporate state-of-the-art manufacturing, aerospace-quality materials and rigid quality controls to produce top-notch performance products at extraordinary value.

The company has taken its forward thinking further, manufacturing a wide range of race-quality products to improve street performance and dependability.

This 96-piece of assorted sizes -03AN to -20AN caps and plugs fit 37-degree flared fittings and straight-threaded ports.

This is a must-have product for keeping debris out of lines and hoses. The caps are ideal for keeping internal components of fuel pumps, pressure regulators and dry sumps clean during storage, maintenance More >

LONG SLEEVES REQUIRED. IT’S GETTING COLDER

The benefits of wrapping exhaust headers with a heat retaining wrap are well-known but with some complicated twists and turns in the pipework this can sometimes be easier said than done.

Now US heat protection specialist, Design Engineering Inc, has an easy solution. Speed Sleeves jackets provide an alternative to wrapping the complete headers and include everything you need to cover and protect the primary exhaust header pipes.

They are ideal for spot protection from heat-generating pipes and manifolds and are easily installed in tight engine compartments and offer great protection for specific components that are close to the exhaust headers like More >

TOP PROMOTION

Edelbrock is bringing back its popular “Top It Off” consumer promotion. Participating consumers can get a free Performer Series or Thunder Series AVS Carburettor when they purchase a new Edelbrock Power Package Top End Kit between October 1 – December 31, 2017.

Eligible purchases include any new Power Package Top End Kit and customers can choose a standard satin finished Performers Series or Thunder Series AVS Carburettor to top off their engine. This includes any Power Package Top End components purchased as part of Edelbrock crate engine.

For a complete list of eligible purchases by part number, complete promotion details and to More >

ANOTHER BEAUTY FROM FORGE MOTORSPORT

Forge Motorsport has released detailed of its beautifully (over) engineered 50mm blow-off valve, which is suitable for a huge number of motorsport and tuning applications.

This valve is the largest displacement item that Forge has ever made! Having successfully survived an extensive trial period, where the valve was placed on some of the most powerful cars in global motorsport, it’s now available to us mere mortals! Featuring a 50mm (2in) aluminium piston, eliminating any potential issues with split diaphragms, not one application has yet found the power handling limits of this valve.

The piston uses heat-stabilised Viton O-rings and high temperature, motorsport-quality More >

MIGHTY LITTLE JUMP STARTER

New from Machine Mart, this very small and lightweight portable lithium-ion power pack acts as a multi-function jump start, charger and torch.

It’s the ideal compact emergency power source this winter!

The CLIPPJS can be used as a jump starter suitable for a car with a flat battery with a starting current of 200A and a peak current of 400A. it features a lithium-ion power pack with 2x USB 5V ports and 12V/16V/19V outlets and a 1W LED torch.

Also included are a range of connectors including vehicle aux, mains charger and a 4-in-1 device adaptor for phones, tablets, etc.

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GET THE GEAR AT SUMMIT RACING

The Super Street five-speed can handle 600 lb/ft. of torque, making it perfect for kitcars, hot rods, muscle cars, and rac cars.

Its features include NASCAR-proven aluminium housing, lightened gears for faster shifting, billet front bearing retainer, robust side lever rail shift-mechanism, a Long® shifter for performance and durability.

The Super Street five-speed transmission is available for GM V8 including LS engines plus small block Ford 351 Cleveland, Ford FE, and Ford 429-460.

SEE RICHMOND GEAR MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AT SUMMIT RACING ENDS.