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THOROUGHBRED PONIES

Over in the USA the replica movement got a serious boost when the ‘Low Volume Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015’ part of the far-reaching Highway Construction Bill, which came into force just over a year ago.

In a nutshell it means that low volume manufacturers in the USA can take advantage of the provision that allows them to build up to 325 replicas a year subject to federal regulatory oversight focussing on cars that are now over 25-years old.

One such manufacturer on a mission to make ‘old cars better’ is Orlando, Florida-based Revology Cars, who make three delicious-looking takes on More >

DON’T ADD WATER!

New car care brand, Smart Polish Pro has a very cool range of products that not only look and smell nice but actually go above and beyond the call of duty and make a real difference to your car’s appearance.

One that really impressed me is their Waterless Wash & Wax product that has been chemically-engineered to create a hydrophobic surface layer (‘beads’ basically!) on your bodywork that repels water for weeks at a time.

As it’s a waterless polish it is at its best without er, water. These types of polishes are superb if you don’t have access to a pressure More >

KEEP YOUR LOOM TIDY

 

DEI has come up with an easy way to tidy up those wires and hoses that come with added accessories – and there’s no need to disconnect them to sort out the problem, either.

Their Easy Loom sleeves offer a clean classy way to protect exposed wires, hoses and cables and the split design makes it easy to install over existing wiring looms. It comes in various diameters allowing for any number of new wires to be grouped with the existing loom. The finished result looks like a factory-installed loom and gives no clue to the new wiring that is housed More >

WEBCON FILTER FUEL

Webcon has announced that it can now supply the genuine Weber FI02/02 fuel filter from stock.

This filter is as fitted to many prestige and high performance cars from the eighties such as Lamborghini, Maserati and Aston Martin models.

Part number WFF213 is the best way of maintaining OEM quality fuel filtering and is  available at a retail price of £37.22 inc VAT.

Available directly from Webcon and from appointed Webcon dealers around the world further details from 01932 787 100 or visit www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

GET AHEAD WITH RING AUTOMOTIVE

There is nothing worse than having to hold onto a torch with one hand while you use the other to try to find out what is causing a problem with your car. Ring, the automotive accessory supplier to the aftermarket, has a simple tool that will leave your hands free: a head-torch.

It’s obvious but, lots of car enthusiasts accept the struggle of using a torch when all they need is a head-torch, ideal for those jobs that require both hands. The powerful lamp output means that motorists can check even the most difficult of places with ease, making it a More >

NO DEPOSIT; NO RETURN!

Merlin Motorsport is a service centre for Lifeline fire extinguishers and can field all enquiries on the subject.

The products have a ten-year life. So, if your extinguisher has passed this period, it can no longer be serviced. Rather than buying a complete new kit, you can simply replace the bottle and utilise all of your existing parts, the bracket, straps, tubing, etc saving you time and money. For example, the very popular – LIFELINE 2.25-litre CLUB FIRE MARSHAL bottle costs £82.05 or the full kit is £130.25.

Likewise, the LIFELINE 2.25-litre MECHANICAL has a bottle-only price of £125.55 as opposed to More >

MANIFOLD REASONS

Webcon has launched its own production manifolds to suit two Weber IDFs on the Ford Pinto engine.

100 per cent cast and machined in the UK, MM2351 can be fitted with twin 40, 44 or 48IDF and is essential for anyone wishing to recreate a Group 1 Escort, or for general Pinto tuning where space is too restricted to allow fitment of twin Weber DCOE.

MM2351 is available at £330 inc VAT and available now from 01932 787 100 or www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

WANT SOME COLOGNE FOR CHRISTMAS?

Burton Power can now offer fifteen-piece silicone coolant hose kits for the Ford Cologne V6 2.8i engine. The kits are made by SamcoSport, and come in a choice of blue, red, or gloss black, with white Samco logos or in ‘classic’ black finish with subtle embossed logos. This finish simulates the original rubber hose look while providing all the benefits of modern silicone hoses.

The kit retails at £208.90 inc VAT, while a stainless steel hose clip kit is also available for this application at £33.95 inc VAT.

Burton Power can also offer complete Samco hose kits for other classic Ford engines More >

PERFORMANCE PARTNERSHIP

Brown & Geeson Ltd has announced a partnership with Aeroflow Performance Products, widely recognised as one of the leading international manufacturers of high performance automotive plumbing and performance parts.

Aeroflow may be a relative newcomer to these shores but is well known in its Australian homeland. It offers a huge range of performance products, in addition to helping the community with great programmes such as the Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car Series. Covering circuit racing, hot rods, drag racing, speedway, street machines, sport compact, motorcycles and marine applications.

The products are designed in Australia and manufactured to the highest specifications to ensure More >

GET A BOOST FROM SUMMIT

So you have a GM LS engine that’s in need of a horsepower boost. Summit Racing could have just the thing.

FiTech’s Ultimate LS Fuel Injection Systems are plug and play, self-tuning induction systems that are complete from intake manifold to wiring harness –no messing about with factory wiring, re-flashing ECUs, or mis-matching parts. If you can use a spanner and snap wiring connectors together, you can install an Ultimate LS system, Summit Racing claim.

Available in versions that support 500 to 750bhp, the systems include TIG-welded, low-profile fabricated intake manifold with CNC-machined ports, 1500-6500 RPM powerband high-flow, cable-operated 92mm (500bhp) or More >