Ring’s RIL2500 inspection lamp has long been a favourite of many mechanics and motoring enthusiasts up and down the country. When it was first introduced back in 2005, it was an instant hit and to date over a million units have been sold. The use of the then latest LED technology and the compact size made the lamp lightweight and something people could have on their person all day.

Since then, LED inspection lamps now dominate the market. LEDs consume less power, ensuring a long life output from the rechargeable battery. With no power leads, you can shine light on a More >


DEI’s new Silicone Protect-A-Wire™ Kit provides everything you need to protect high voltage ignition wires using the latest silicone coated, annealed, glassfibre technology. This process provides a flexible, abrasion and chemical resistant cover ideal for plug wires.

The kit includes 7.62 metres of 3/8in (3.75mm) ID annealed, silicone-coated, glassfibre sleeving that is heat resistance to 400°F (approx. 205°C).

Also included are eight DEI branded tube ends, and eight consecutively numbered (1-8) labels to ensure they are connected to the correct spark plug.

More information from DEI’s distributor, Nimbus Motorsport via or 01377 236 170 ENDS.


New Products from Great British Sportscars’ Kit Spares operation…

Cracking Mazda MX-5-based Zero MX - The company will be at totalkitcar LIVE on November 15 at Brands Hatch

Brand new 2-Litre Ford Zetec engine (136bhp) only £868 inc VAT…

Pack of five aluminium bonnet locating pins, which help to secure your bonnet (suitable for all sorts of vehicles).

Team Dynamics matt black Pro Race 1.2 wheels normally £122.15 each NOW £102 each

NEW GRP bucket seat – from £150 (full range of colour options available)

More information from ENDS.


Hot-off-the-press is Woolies, the trim specialist’s, latest catalogue, a marvellous 21st edition, no less. It’s always been an invaluable tool (that’s what it is, an essential tool) for the enthusiast, as it has all those tricky-to-find trim bits and bobs packed in to a handy-sized catalogue.

Key additions to the latest catalogue are Body Caulking (which replaces Dum Dum putty) for sealing, for example, glass to wood/metal, double height Lift-the-Dot studs for fastening a tonneau and hood to the same peg plus some new sizes of sponge piping, ideal for sealing any gaps.

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If you do a few trackdays and have an in-car camera you may have fallen foul of scrutineers who might feel that your mount isn’t attached properly. Well, racing driver and trainer, Chris Dymond has come up with a new system that clamps to headrest posts and has been approved for use at all major UK circuits.

There is a standard package that features a headrest mount, a 60mm fixing post and a seven-hole mounting post or the Deluxe version with a longer mounting post and extra holes.

All cameras from GoPro to Garmin Virb and all points in-between can be accommodated, More >


Compressors can be a tricky thing when it comes to finding value for money. I’ve seen some shockingly bad ones that aren’t powerful enough to pull the skin off a rice pudding let alone run an air tool and with these machines, cheap is best avoided.

The Clarke International Bandit 4-8-litre air compressor from Machine Mart on the other hand is a compact unit ideal for all sorts of car-related jobs thanks to its 4.5cfm air displacement and 8-bar max pressure.

The Bandit retails at £131.98 inc VAT and is available from or 0844 880 1265 ENDS.


By constantly monitoring customer demand, Euro Car Parts, picked up a growing demand from their customers for gearchange cables, which have traditionally only been available from the dealer network.

Through their contacts and their extensive supplier network they have sourced a range of gearchange cables, which are now in stock.

These high quality Pagid cables initially cover fast-moving applications including Ford, Fiat and Vauxhall applications to name but a few, and by constantly monitoring customer demand ECP will increase the range accordingly.

Euro Car Parts believe that they are the first UK aftermarket supplier to offer these products…

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With little consistency in Britain’s weather, American car care brand, Armor All, suggests an application of Shield for Glass to the windscreen is a highly-effective, low-cost defence against reduced vision in a sudden downpour.

Against a backdrop of a rise in annual reported accidents occurring on Britain’s roads in rainy conditions, the simple and quick application of Shield for Glass provides re-assurance, particularly as the annual holiday season is upon us and with it, increased traffic densities.

Simply and quickly applied by cloth to the exterior of a clean, dry windscreen and lightly buffed, Shield for Glass forms a durable, non-stick, smear-free, More >


MGF-based Sylva Vectis project part of the sale

Since 1981 Jeremy Phillips of Sylva Autokits has been producing some of the finest kitcars committed to glassfibre. Real driver’s cars and if we were compiling a Greatest Hits album for Sylva we’d have some real classics to include on it – Striker, Fury, Phoenix, Stylus et al…

Jeremy’s current model is the MGF-based Vectis, a typically innovative and capable little two-seater and one deserving of a Sylva bonnet badge. Like every other car he’s designed, Jeremy has the knack of creating diminutive cars that look small but actually have ample cockpit space.

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GD T70 Moda makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up

Darren Roberts and his wondrous Gardner Douglas GD T70 Moda took our ‘car of the show’ award at Stoneleigh back in early May after his car wowed the crowds when part of the company’s display.

Darren, a builder by trade, has been working with GD on a revision to the Moda’s roof set-up to replace the standard gullwing door-lets. The solution is a panel set that can be stowed in the car when not in place rather than the gullwings, which have to left at home when the More >