TROMBONES? SORRY, TRUMPETS AGAIN

As an alternative to twin ‘DCOE’ style throttle bodies, Jenvey Dynamics also offer a quad individual throttle body conversion kit for Ford 1.8 and 2-litre Zetec engines.

The package includes four SF48/4.5/1 taper throttle bodies (ITB’s), a Jenvey Dynamics EFI inlet manifold, fuel rail and four 90mm long air-horns.

Jenvey throttle bodies and accessories are engineered for motorsport and provide the excellent performance, reliability, lightness and value required for that purpose.

This kit is ideal for road, track or rally use and is suitable for Zetec-powered kitcars, racecars, Morgans, Ford Mondeos, Fiestas, Escorts and various other ‘specials’. The kit retails at £1314 inc More >

KEEP COOL

With summer approaching (I’m sure it will, be patient! – Ed), it’s time to check over your cooling system and get it ready for warmer weather. DEI Radiator Relief Cooling System Flush is designed to restore cooling system efficiency by removing rust deposits and dissolving oily residue. This will ensure your cooling system is clean and up to doing its job without overheating.

A flush-through will leave your cooling system clean and ready to be refilled with a water/anti-freeze mix or water plus DEI’s Radiator Relief Radiator Additive for through protection throughout the summer. DEI Radiator Relief Cooling System Flush available More >

EASY AS ABC

Mini Spares has a cracking new product that is sure to appeal to owners of Classic Mini and/or cars powered by the A-Series engine. It’s called the 123\TUNE programmable Electronic Distributor opens up a whole new way of tuning your engine.

By connecting it to a computer, the end-user can easily adapt the 123\TUNE to fulfil even the most demanding requirements, while the unit offers two sets of curves that can be selected by connecting the 123\TUNE to a 12-volt feed.

The 123\TUNE software can be downloaded to the connected computer and the distributor will then power an electronic ‘dashboard’ with temperature More >

MOD POD

What do you do when you’ve already got the fastest drag strip in Europe? Yep, that’s right…Rip it all up and make it even better! Well, that’s what Santa Pod decided to do recently, in order to start the 2013 racing season off on the best possible footing.

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Work began in the early morning of Monday, March 4 to resurface the drag strip at Santa Pod Raceway. Having spent months planning and testing the best possible solutions to enhance the world-famous strip’s grip and durability, a decision was made to upgrade the track surface in order to take advantage of the More >

BARGAIN PRECISION – EVERY TIME

Every mechanic or engineer needs a modern electronic vernier caliper in their tool cabinet and now Viper Performance can now offer this reliable, robust and highly accurate caliper at an amazing bargain price.

The Viper Performance Caliper is supplied, sealed in a box, with an accurate factory-verified readout, with metric and imperial scales, able to measure internal, external diameters and depth and is CE-approved.

The product is available at the competitive price of just £19.95 inc VAT or FREE with a retail order of over £500 of Viper Performance products. (limited time offer. Telephone orders only. Mention Promotion code: CALLIPER DEAL1 to More >

OILWAYS

Cambridge Motorsport Parts is now appointed agents for Ravenol racing oil from Germany.

The range includes various engine oils ranging from the semi-synthetic RFS 15w50 for classics such as MGB and Austin Healeys to the fully synthetic RSE 10w50 and RSS 10w60.

Cambridge Motorsport now agents for Ravenol oil

Despite being a range of ‘racing’ oils there are also some longlife fully synthetic oils that would be more beneficial for modified street or classic use than in racing (where the oil is routinely changed after each race).

These include the 5w30 HLS, which is approved and recommended by BMW, Mercedes Benz, Vauxhall, Saab and More >

RECOMMENDED GREAT DAY OUT

Looking for a car-related place to go that is a bit different? Well, I’d recommend a visit to Phil Collins’ (NO, not that Phil Coillins!) superb Mill Toy Museum, right on the Kent/East Sussex border at Northiam.

Just some of the 4000 exhibits at the Mill Toy Museum

It’s now open again for the summer season and houses the largest collection of pedal cars in the world. How do I know it’s the world’s largest? Because the Guinness Book of Records say so, with over 400 of them (growing all the time) among the 4000 fascinating exhibits.

For more information contact www.themilltoymuseum.com or call More >

YEP, IT’S GOLD

Possibly offering the absolute ultimate when it comes to under bonnet heat deflection is the latest addition to the Zircoflex® range – GOLD! It’s a protective covering just 0.17mm thick, with one side coated in ceramic to protect against conductive heat with the other in 24-Carat gold, which reflects radiating heat from an exhaust manifold, for example.

This isn’t an everyday affordable solution but it is a bit special. It costs £160 for an A3 sheet.

More information on the complete range of Zircoflex products and also the company’s superb Zircotec coating process, visit www.zircotec.com ENDS.

RIVETTING RIVETS

Laser Tools has just introduce a plastic pop riveter (part no: 5494) with cushioned grips for comfortable one-handed operation.

Plastic pop rivets are often used in applications that require lightweight solutions, have conductivity issues, require ease of installation or require removability. The Laser 5494 has a long reach head for accessibility and the design lets the head accept all the supplied sizes of rivet – there is no need to change the nose piece. 40 rivets are supplied in 4 sizes from 5mm to 6.6mm.

Useful for trim applications, a very robust and well-made tool that will be useful for both modern More >

IT’S ALWAYS A WRENCH

Leading mid-priced tool brand, Britool Expert, launches a range of ratcheting wrenches – each one capable of handling four different-sized fasteners.

Ratcheting wrenches are in common use today, and with good reason. These handy tools facilitate speedy turning of fasteners in the majority of situations and are particularly useful when working in tight spaces.

Britool Expert, however, believes there is always room for improvement. With this in mind, the brand has developed a new range which aims to help mechanics and technicians in two ways. Firstly, by saving time spent on the job, and secondly by reducing the number of tools needed More >