News

CREAM SODA

Soda Blasting is an environmentally-friendly, chemical-free, cleaning process using specially formulated granules of bicarbonate of soda and controlled amounts of compressed air. This soda blasting pistol from Laser Tools (part number 7137) works with a workshop compressed air supply and gives impressive results with no damage to the substrate.

Soda is a very soft abrasive and soda blast cleaning is non-destructive as the soda particles shatter upon impact providing a thorough cleaning action that leaves a harmless and safe water-soluble residue.

There are numerous applications: it is ideal for engine components, it cleans, degreases and removes carbon deposits effectively, and is completely More >

PRETTY COLOURS…NO HORN JOKES!

Now you can customise your MOMO steering wheel by switching to a different design of MOMO horn button. Colour key or contrast with your interior.

Available colours: Gloss Blue – Chrome MOMO Arrow Logo Gloss Red – Chrome MOMO Arrow Logo Gloss Black – Yellow MOMO Heritage Logo Chrome – Yellow MOMO Arrow Logo Chrome – Chrome MOMO Arrow Logo Gloss Black – Yellow MOMO Arrow Logo Matt Black – Chrome MOMO Arrow Logo Gloss Anthracite – Chrome MOMO Arrow Logo

Price: £19.55 each inc VAT with fitment information available at www.momo-uk.co.uk or you can call 01268 764 411 ENDS.

More >

COSSIE DRY SUMP SYSTEM

Burton Power reckons that this is the most efficient dry sump system currently available. It is suitable for YB Cosworth (N/A and turbo) and SOHC Pinto engines from clubman level up to serious full race.

The kit includes: a smooth cast aluminium sump pan with a sealing O-ring to the block face, mounting bosses for a crank sensor bracket, twin filtered scavenge pick-ups and an integral baffle assembly.

The sump also contains various external mounting points, which make it possible to use a custom-made cradle to mount the four-wheel drive difference. while clearance is provided for the driveshaft. The pump mounts on More >

REAL PEACE OF MIND WITH A DISKLOK

So, I’ve got one of those BMW’s that certain types of weasels can break into by re-programing a dummy key using some form of ill-gotten witchcraft. One of those little faraday bags hopefully heads that one off at the pass.

However, I heard the other day that thieves are cutting steering wheels off cars as they have considerable value on the black market. Indeed, I spoke to an RAC man who told me that he had to attend a call out just like that last week

Time to return to good old-fashioned analogue forms of securing our property, although for the steering More >

‘WE’RE OFF TO SEE THE BLIZZARD, THE WONDERFUL BLIZZARD OF OZ…’

Blizzard Snow Foam is a touchless pre-wash offered by vehicle care brand Power Maxed as part of its valeting range.

The Snow Foam product is a surface cleaner, a product used in the pre-wash stage of the valeting process to remove large chunks of dirt, grit and other contaminants from the surface prior to getting a little more ‘hands-on’. If these contaminants remained on the surface, micro-scratches and swirls could appear on the paintwork after a hands-on wash.

Power Maxed’s Blizzard Snow Foam is designed to be diluted 33:1, give or take depending on water hardness, and applied through a foam lance, More >

MACHINE MART LATEST

Whether it’s maintaining your car or getting your storage well-organised, Machine Mart’s new catalogue has all the tools and equipment needed for your garage this spring.

Featuring over 500 new products and massive price cuts, the 500-page spring/summer 2018 catalogue is a ‘must have’ for car enthusiasts seeking a huge choice at unbeatable value.

New catalogue arrivals this spring include a range of Clarke 18V brushless impact wrenches, a new range of Clarke instant garages and a new range of powerful Clarke micro-jumpstarters.

Machine Mart also offers easy to assemble boltless shelving, quality air compressors, trolley jacks, engine cranes, battery chargers and welders, More >

WHAT’S THAT SONG TITLE BY THE MARVELLOUS AND UNDER-RATED BAND ‘BUDGIE’? IN THE GRIP OF A TYRE-FITTER’S HAND!

Locking vice-grip pliers are always useful but sometimes you just need a little bit extra persuasion, especially with rusty and corroded parts. These new locking pliers from Laser tools (part number 7005) have a slide-hammer built in. What a difference this makes!

The tool is a high-quality and very robust set of vice-grip pliers, which is connected to a useful length slide hammer (370mm). It offers all the advantages of both tools, the versatility and gripping power of the vice-grip pliers, added to the power and control of a slide hammer.

You will find this a tremendously useful tool in the workshop. More >

FORGE MOTORSPORT MAKE IT

Gloucestershire-based Forge Motorsport is well-known for its simply enormous range of bespoke, British-made tuning products. Covering almost every core tuner and classic car, they make literally thousands of perfectly tailored product lines to tune, restore or improve your ride.

The good news is, they also have an equally impressive range of universal solutions for the more obscure, weird and wonderful cars out there, too!

For the thriving, kit, classic, custom and race community, Forge has an extensive range of silicone hoses, pipe reducers, alloy bends, intercoolers, clamps, catch tanks, spacers – and practically anything else you might need to finish your dream More >

LOCKED RIGHT ON THERE!

New from Sealey Tools is these Lock-On™ Combination Spanner Set – part number AK63921.

It’s suitable for daily professional use and features specially-machined flutes in the walls of the ring-end, which enable use on up to 85 per cent rounded fasteners.  They are made from drop-forged, Chrome Vanadium steel, which is hardened and tempered and gives huge corrosion resistance.

The 15° offset ring-ends keep knuckles clear of obstructions while the 35° angled offset open end allows for improved access.

For further details or to view Sealey’s range visit www.sealey.co.uk or alternatively call their customer service department on 01284 757 500 ENDS.

More >

QUALITY BIT OF KIT

Produced from high-quality aluminium with an elegant black anodised finish, the B-G Racing Steering wheel spacer is designed to bring the steering wheel closer to the driver for improved steering input and driver comfort.

The spacer adaptor comes complete with fixing screws, has a depth of 12.5mm and is multi-drilled for both 6x70mm and 6x74mm PCD bolt patterns to accommodate the majority of aftermarket steering wheels, thus enabling cross-compatibility between hub kits and steering wheels with either 6x70mm or 6x74mm PCD patterns.

For example: It would allow a user to fit a MOMO/Sparco/OMP/Simoni Racing/Mountney M-Range steering wheel to a Nardi/Personal hub kit More >