A WARM welcome to totalkitcar online…crikey, reading the latest press release from Great British Sports Cars this week made me chuckle. Nothing funny about their missive, you understand, but something within it got me thinking about a long ago, very different kitcar industry …
You can now buy a GBS Zero using finance to fund your purchase. Another example for an old kitcar dinosaur like me that just how far this industry has come since I first got involved with plastic cars in the early eighties.
If you mentioned the ‘words’ ‘hire purchase’ to Jem Marsh of Marcos he would have More >
A WARM welcome to totalkitcar online…….big announcement from Ford this week concerns the 1-litre EcoBoost engine.
It features cylinder deactivation that helps emissions and fuel savings enabling the mighty marvel to run as a twin-cylinder unit! When the engine’s ECU senses that full engine power isn’t needed the technology within can deactivate and re-engage cylinder one in an incredible 14-milliseconds.
If you’re planning on changing the engine oil on your pride and joy over the weekend, then make the job easier on yourself by picking up one of these Oil Drain Kits from Laser Tools (part number 6087) when you buy your engine oil.
The kit includes a generous 6-litre capacity oil drain pan made from tough polypropylene that can be used again and again. Also included is a generously sized oil absorbing mat (500mm x 400mm) that will absorb oil, brake fluid and other petroleum-based fluids but repels water-based fluids and keeps the garage floor (or driveway!) tidy, plus a More >
Welcome to totalkitcar online…Regular readers will know that we tip our hats to the world of classic kitcars here at totalkitcar/tkc mag. You seem to love pictures and information of old indiscretions and also of bona fidé great cars that either ‘made it’ or fell at the first hurdle.
Just lately, while working on the update for my A-Z of Kit Cars book, I’ve been delighted to hear from owners of cars that I believed to be lost, including, just More >
WELCOME TO TOTALKITCAR ONLINE ………I hope you’ve been having a great week and that despite the often inclement weather you had a superb weekend. The sight of 1000 boats parading down the Thames brought a lump to my throat, particularly the Dunkirk ‘Little Ships’. Fab.
SNIPPETS 1…….. SHOW UPDATE – NEWARK – Hopefully building on the buzz from Stoneleigh, this year’s Newark show seems set to be a corker with both Razor and Penguin Buckland B3 Mk2 due to appear at the event, which takes place on June 16/17 at NEWARK & NOTTS SHOWGROUND…organiser Kevin Musson tells me that latest additions to the exhibitor’s More >