JUMP FOR JOY

Sealey has introduced a new series of Roadstart® Emergency Jump Starters to their range. They are constructed from a sturdy composite case with integral battery clamp storage and carry handle for convenience. The series is suitable for starting vehicles with four-cylinder petrol or diesel engines up to 2-litres, to 12V vehicles with eight-cylinder petrol engines up to 5-litres and six-cylinder diesel engines up to 3.5-litres.

The front panel displays the internal or external battery charge levels and includes an integral LED work light. They feature reverse polarity and short circuit protection with an audible warning.  The mains charger, with automatic power cut-off, More >

PROPER INNOVATION

Innovators West made its name making some of the best harmonic dampers on the market. Innovators West is more than just balancers though as the company makes camshaft belt drives, supercharger pulleys, drive pulley conversion kits for GM LS engines, and other components, all made in the USA and available at Summit Racing.

Their SFI 18.1-certified harmonic dampers feature a billet aluminium case with an internal free-floating, wet friction clutch pack assembly and spring-loaded inertia rings to dampen crankshaft harmonics over a wide RPM range. The design uses a small amount of fluid inside that acts as a lubricant and dissipates More >

IT’S BEHIND YOU…

Burton Power can now offer a direct replacement for the original Cortina Mk1 and Mk2 interior mirror. Unlike the plastic original, the Burton version is manufactured from stainless steel.

This mirror is also suitable as a universal fitting mirror for various applications including kitcars.

It can be fitted as intended, hanging down from the ‘screen frame, but can also be fitted to the top of the dashboard standing upright.

The mirror includes a two-screw fitting with 42mm hole centres with the mirror dimensions 155mm x 63mm with an overall height of 90mm.

Available as part number MIRRORC12RV with a retail price of £19.40 inc More >

THAT’S ANOTHER FINE ‘MESH’!

Webcon has announced that its DCOE mesh filters are now back in production.

Designed to be used oil-free, the Webcon filters feature two layers of stainless mesh around a high-performance filter layer to offer superior levels of filtration while offering almost no restriction to airflow.

Fitting takes only a matter of seconds and the only maintenance required is periodic cleaning. They add no more than 20mm to the end of the air horn, so you can be assured of the very finest filtration in the tightest of spaces.

Webcon mesh filters are supplied in pairs as follows: 40 DCOE AFM4056 £34.95 plus VAT More >

…AND ON THE DRUMS – GUNSON!

Specialist car maintenance is easier when you have the right tools for the job. Working on drum brakes means often relying on a brake adjusting tool before they can be pulled free for maintenance.

This Brake Adjusting Wrench from Gunson (part number 77152) features a slim design that will fit most drum brakes, allowing you to adjust the clearance between the brake drum and the brake shoe.

The wrench fill fit both ¼in  and 5/16in square brake adjusters, making it suitable for many older kitcars including Mini-based ones.

The tool is manufactured from hardened and tempered chrome-vanadium steel from strength and durability and More >

DAMP MX-5 (THINK ABOUT IT!)

GAZ has announced that it can now offer a special lightweight GAZ Gold Track/Road, all-aluminium bodied coil-over kit for the Mazda MX-5 Mk1/2.

The kit includes adjustable coil-overs on which the ride height can be adjusted through 60mm. The height adjusters have a coarse acme-form thread for ease of adjustment and to ensure that they remain in good order even after considerable service.

Damping rates are also variable by means of an adjuster knob on the damper bodies. The GAZ Gold range is designed primarily for out-and-out racing so each comes with a gas cell in the reservoir filled with a high More >

JAGUAR ON THE FLY(WHEEL)

Fidanza, Americaʼs leading performance flywheel specialists, have a direct replacement lightweight aluminium flywheel to improve the performance of six-cylinder Jaguar XJ6 models from 1972 to early 1987. This flywheel will also fit badge-engineered Daimler Sovereign models.

The Fidanza flywheel replaces the heavy standard item and improves the power-to-weight ratio making the engine more responsive and improves performance and acceleration. The product is made from high-quality machined 6061 T6 aluminium with a 1050 steel friction surface, CNC machined fastener holes and chamfers.

The friction surface of the flywheel is a replaceable steel plate, so when eventually the surface becomes worn it can be More >

BA THREAD SOCKET SET FROM LASER

If you are working with BA fasteners then turn to Laser Tools – this new BA socket and spanner set (part number 7132) covers the most commonly used sizes.

BA (British Association) screw thread sizes cover a range of small screw thread, originally being specified at the end of the nineteenth century as the British standard fastener for small electrical devices and scientific equipment. The design of the BA thread profile lends itself to low-torque applications. They are used for miniature instruments, clocks, optics, moving coil meters, conduit boxes, micro applications and modelling. BA fasteners can still be found on classic cars More >

JUMP TO IT

These amazingly small and lightweight portable lithium-ion power packs, act as a charger, torch and will jumpstart a vehicle with a flat battery.

The Jumpstart Micro 350 can be used as:

Jumpstart suitable for a car with a flat battery with a starting current of 200A and a peak current of 400A.

Lithium-ion power pack with 2x USB 5V ports and 12V/19V outlets for phones and computers and has a 1watt 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.

This device can be used approximately twenty times on a single More >

ON THE UPRAMP WITH B&G RACING

These B-G Racing Mid-Rise Vehicle Ramps are ideal for multiple applications.

The ramps have 110mm of lift for quick under-body maintenance tasks. They also provide enough clearance to enable trolley jacks to safely access the lifting points of lowered vehicles. The gentle gradient makes them suitable for use on most lowered vehicles, kitcars, sportscars, rally cars and racecars.

These ramps are produced from a durable black polypropylene (PP) and have a combined weight loading capacity of 5000kg (11000lb) as a pair. They are priced at £83.99 inc VAT.

For more details visit 01268 764 411 or visit www.bg-racing.co.uk ENDS.

 

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