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KICK IT UP A NOTCH!

Mittler Brothers has been building metalworking tools and fabrication equipment in the USA for over thirty-years. Now these machine tools are available in the UK and Europe exclusively through Brown & Geeson Ltd.

The Mittler Bros Ultimate Tube Notcher has over twenty-five years of proven use and is a must-have for professional fabricators, vehicle preparers, roll-cage specialists and alike.

Offering one of the quickest, quietest and easiest ways to notch tubing for a perfect TIG weld-fit every time.

Simply clamp the tube in the calibrated V-Block swivel vice for an accurate and repeatable angle position. The vice can be set in one-degree increments, an More >

YOU KNOW HOW I FEEL ABOUT CHIPS!

Brown & Geeson Ltd – the UK distributors of RaceChip – has announced the arrival of the new RaceChip XLR electronic throttle control, which allows the response and sensitivity of the accelerator to be controlled precisely.

Although the new XLR features some design changes and visual differences to the original throttle response control, the big difference is inside. The new unit utilises completely new software that is much more sensitive to the response of the throttle.

The XLR vehicle applications list is the same as the current ‘Response Control’ application list and it utilises an all new nerve centre called the ‘Brainbox’, which More >

NICE BOOTS

Piloti, makers of technologically advanced driving shoes, has unveiled a line of limited edition leather driving shoes specially designed for fans of the world’s most renowned sports car race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Piloti has a deep connection Le Mans, its patented Roll Control Heel technology – rising spherically up the back of the shoe providing improved traction in the footwell and cupping the driver’s heel for reduced foot fatigue – was first tested and subsequently developed at the event.

Inspired by the era of gentleman racers, the luxurious Ligne boot is handcrafted in Italy in subtly distressed Italian leather, and More >

KEEP AN EYE ON TEMPERATURES

Blackline Tools has just released, via Rally Design, an inexpensive, but top quality infra-red thermometer, which in contrast to some other popular units, measures up to +500°C, very important for measuring exhaust and brake temperatures.

Full specification

*    Temperature range, -50°C – +500°C

*    Accuracy, ±2%

*    Response time, 500MS

*    Auto power cutoff, 10 second inactive

*    Laser wavelength, 635-650Nm

*    Range, max 12 mtrs

Priced at £28.56 inc VAT more information from www.rallydesign.co.uk or at the other end of 01227 792 792 ENDS.

MNR ANNOUNCE EXCITING TECHNICAL PARTNERSHIP WITH GARAGISTI LTD

MNR Sportscars Ltd has announced a long-term technical and creative partnership with Garagisti Limited, the highly-regarded, UK-based automotive engineering specialists and racing car designers. Strong links between MNR and Garagisti have been forged over the years through motorsport, leading to an exciting new official partnership.

Garagisti Limited was established in 2011 as a racecar component designer and manufacturer, but has quickly grown to become a leading car and component designer for both road and track. The combination of experience, knowledge and modern ideas makes Garagisti a perfect partner for MNR Sportscars, providing a number of technical synergies in design, development and More >

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 >