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NEW LEAD FROM BURTON POWER

In response to popular demand from classic Ford owners, Burton Power has now released  their own ‘Powerlead’ HT Ignition leads in black as an alternative to the blue version that they already produce.

Now you can have all the benefits of modern, reliable, high performance silicone plug leads but in a more subtle and original-looking black finish.

The 8mm diameter lead sets are available for the following engines -

2.9 V6 Cologne, 2.8 V6 Cologne, Duratec HE inc ST150, CVH & CVH EFi, Zetec E, Essex V6, Cosworth YB, Kent Crossflow, Pinto and also in 7mm diameter for Lotus Twin Cam 23D4.

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PUT THAT LIGHT OUT!

ARP, the world leader in fastener technology, has just released eight new multi-purpose stainless steel accessory stud kits that are M10 x 1.25 x 55mm and M10 x 1.25 x 48mm in overall length and ideally suited to fasten intake, exhaust and a multitude of other components.

These universal stud kits are rated at 180,000psi tensile strength, which is substantially stronger than grade eight hardware and are impervious to rust and corrosion.  They feature a hex broached tip and a 12-point nut that helps facilitate the ease of installation.

The 55mm studs also feature a unique ‘nut starter’ nose. Both sizes are More >

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NO, IT’S NOT A BLOODY RUBIK’S CUBE

Mishimoto Heat Defence Tape can be used to reflect heat and protect sensitive components and ancillaries from high engine temperatures.

The tape is constructed of highly-reflective, metallic polyamide film, the same material used by the space industry to protect sensitive instruments from high temperatures.

The film is laminated to glass cloth using a high temperature laminating adhesive and can withstand temperatures up to 675°F (approx. 357°C) of radiant heat and self-adheres using a high temperature pressure sensitive adhesive, which is protected by a protective backing.

2in x 15ft roll – £30 inc VAT (50.8mm x 4.572 metres)

2in x 35ft roll: £56.40 inc VAT More >

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B&G RACING BRING SOMETHING NEW TO THE TABLE

B&G Racing has revised the design of their Folding Paddock Table and it can now have a 400mm x 300m ‘Euro Bin’ fitted to the table to allow additional space for storage of your tools and consumables.

Nearly one metre in length and half a metre wide, it’s big enough to hold all the tools you are ever likely to need, which will stay where you put them thanks to the raised table edges.

The quick and easy folding design allows for easy transportation and storage, which is manufactured from high-grade mild steel with a durable silver-grey powdercoated finish and is priced More >

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BOOST THAT ECO ENGINE

Ford’s EcoBoost is set to have a major impact on the kitcar market with the 1-litre version, being able to deliver impressive power outputs and, in either of its 100- or 125bhp guises and forming the perfect platform for tuning, which is just what AmD Tuning has done.

AMD has combined the latest complete performance exhaust system from Milltek with their own Stage 2 ECU upgrade in order to extract the best performance potential. A large-bore downpipe, which uses a competition-quality hi-flow sports catalyst, has also been added.

This allows for considerable performance gains, without sacrificing legality. Both turbo-back and cat-back exhaust More >

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MX-5 SUSPENSION BUSH UPDATE

The motoring press may have been dominated by news of the recently-announced Mazda MX-5 Mk4, but don’t fret if you own an older version (or indeed have a kitcar based on the components) as Powerflex has just come up with a new range of bushes and mountings to enhance the handling of the original Mk1 and Mk2 MX-5.

The development of these bushes was sparked by reports of problems with original items and Powerflex has worked closely with MX-5 specialists, Minotaur Racing throughout the development process of these products.

PFF36-107 Front Anti Roll Bar Link Rod Bush replaces the original bushes in More >

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NEW LAUNCH FROM ER, LAUNCH

Launch UK has unveiled a new portable power pack that will jump-start a vehicle 20 times before needing to be recharged.

In addition to offering charging capabilities for any phone, tablet, or electronic device, the 12000mAh high capacity battery provides major support for vehicle emergency starts and breakdown assistance.

Tested on cars, motorcycles and, small boats, the power pack features advanced safety and security systems protecting against over current, short circuit and over load/voltage/ current.

Coming complete in a sturdy plastic case with all relevant connectors supplied, the Launch Mini Power Pack is also perfect for camping and outdoor activities and capable of More >

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DRUMS ARE BEATING

TomTom has announced that it will enable even faster journeys for drivers by calculating routes based on actual weather conditions.

As well as providing precise traffic jam information, TomTom Traffic now warns drivers about upcoming slow moving traffic due to heavy rain or snow. By being better informed about the weather situation up ahead, drivers can now take smarter decisions about how to get to their destinations faster.

“By knowing the exact traffic situation across the entire road network we can calculate the quickest route to help people get to their destination faster,” said Ralf-Peter Schäfer, head of TomTom Traffic. “We know that More >

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OIL CLEANER

Randstad has launched an Extended Interval Engine Oil Cleaner ‘Engine Flush’, providing independent garages with a profitable engine service that, like all TerraClean products, is said to offer a noticeable driving experience for motorists.

As engine oil deteriorates, sludge and other contaminants can accumulate within the oil system. These can damage engine components and, during a conventional oil change, become trapped leading to further contamination of the new oil. The TerraClean Engine Flush, designed for use in both petrol and diesel engines, liquifies sludge, thereby cleaning internal engine components and restoring engine performance and reducing harmful emissions.

The TerraClean network, which has immediate More >

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SELFIE KEY-RING

Perfect for the ultimate selfie taker and phone ‘misplacer’, the Selfie Phone Finder is a multifunctional keyring tag that is packed full of practical functions including a phone finder and selfie-taker. You can link your phone and keys via Bluetooth® by simply pressing the ‘alert’ button and also to activate your phone camera’s shutter.

The device is ideal for when you’re on holiday and don’t want to ask a stranger to take a picture of you and your loved ones. The fob helps you to put yourself back in the frame of group photos or take some inventive selfies without having an More >