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SEE CLEAR AND SAFE

This new set of safety goggles with detachable face-shield from Laser Tools (part number 6514), is designed to meet ANSI standards and is manufactured from polycarbonate, for glass-like transparency, high strength, toughness and heat resistance.

The goggles are comfortable, with a vented frame to stop them steaming up and an easily-adjustable strap. The detachable face-shield makes this a very flexible combination and is lighter and less bulky than the normal type of product.

Comfortable, practical and with the exceptional impact strength of polycarbonate, it is designed for a long and useful life in the toughest workshop. Available now from your Laser Tools More >

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PRESSING TIMES

There are jobs in the workshop where a press is the only safe means of inserting or disassembling a component – pressing metalastic bushes into leaf springs or parting an aged taper, for example.

This compact press from Rally Design is ideal for bench-mounting and includes a pressure gauge registering the tonnage being applied

It is available now priced at £160.68 inc VAT with more information from 01227 792 792 or www.rallydesign.co.uk ENDS. 

REFRESHED AND REVITALISED. BOB MARTINS WORK WONDERS…

Great British Sports Cars is pleased to announce that their NEW ATR PRODUCTS website is now ‘live’. Have a gander at www.atrproducts.co.uk, which features all the products that ATR currently manufacture.

The ATR dampers, throttle bodies and their new lockable fuel filler caps are just some of the popular products that are suitable for the GBS Zero range. A lot of the products can also be found on the Kit Spares website via www.kitspares.co.uk ENDS.

OFF THE SHELF MG PARTS FROM SYLVA

New from Sylva Sportscars is an exciting new development concerning their J17 model one of a growing number of MGF and MG TF-based kits.

Sylva boss, David MacBean has announced that they can supply an all ‘new parts’ package for J17 having concluded agreements with XPart for brand new ‘black box’ MGF parts and with Mazda gearbox specialists, Vitesse Global Ltd.

This is a very good arrangement that will make the diminutive and excellent J17 very attractive to many more potential customers. Based at Mallory Park circuit, both XPart and Vitesse Global are located in nearby Hinckley.

This, of course, will allow customers More >

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EVENING ALL…

Great to hear that the ZCars marque is about to re-launch after closing in late 2015. Now re-located down south and under the control of erstwhile customer, David Rose, in Ashford, Kent. One of the modern day pioneers of fitting bike engines and Honda VTECs to Classic Minis they sold a lot of kits

Joining their core line-up of Mini conversions, Monte Carlo Mini and other bespoke components to suit Suzuki Hayabusa and Honda VTEC is a conversion package designed around the Fiat 500 with a preview now available on YouTube.

The good news is that ZCars’ founder, Chris Allanson will be assisting More >

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IT’S FROTHY MAN!

New from ValetPRO is Foam Blaster, a compression sprayer designed to enhance snow foams and the like thus making washing your car easier and more efficient.

The canister holds around eight litres of water, which when full is enough to pre-wash/foam three cars the maker’s say. Because the Foam Blaster applies a more concentrated foam the cleaning power is better than traditional foam lance systems.

This is because traditional foam applicators apply the foam at a final dilution of up to 1:300 whereas the Foam blaster applies the foam at a dilution of between 1:15 to 1:25 which you have full control More >

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IT’S A WRAP

DEI’s EXO Series Exhaust and Pipe Wrap provides superior heat protection and insulation for pipes and exhausts repeatedly exposed to abrasive or high impact environmental conditions.

Whether it’s hillclimbing, rallying, autocross, off-roading or dirt track racing, the EXO Series thermal wrap is the most durable and rugged wrap on the market, the maker’s claim.

Uniquely constructed with a dual-layer design of high temperature glassfibre encased in a 304 grade stainless steel exo-skeleton, this wrap provides durability and superior heat protection. The construction creates an air-gap between the wrap and the pipe for additional cooling and allows the product to overlap and lock More >

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ADAPTOR FOR STEERING

This new adaptor from BG Racing, will allow users to fit classic Mountney or Moto-Lita steering wheels with the larger 9 x 100 and 6 x 101mm PCD to a Momo hub kit or any other kit with a 6 x 70 or 6 x 74mm bolt pattern.

The elegant, compact design will bring the steering wheel 10mm closer to the driver and allows for a centre-ring and horn button to fit neatly and securely thereby providing a tidy flush finish.

This is the perfect companion for those wanting to utilise a classic steering wheel with a modern hub.

It comes pre-drilled with More >

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SUPPORT FROM RALLY DESIGN

New from Rally Design is this new HYDRAULIC TRANSMISSION SUPPORT JACK that will be of immense use when removing/fitting a gearbox or an axle. A four-post lift is great, but if you’ve ever tried to struggle doing it without a jack, then you’ll know that this jack will earn its keep very quickly.

With a minimum height of 1.1m it extends to 1.9m and when performing a variety of jobs it’ll be a real help – wearing part number SWE035 it costs £69.12 inc VAT and is available now from www.rallydesign.co.uk or 01227 792 792 ENDS.

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BIG BRAKES FOR MX-5…

Lauded as one of the finest handling mass-market cars of all time, the Mazda MX-5 was nothing short of a revelation when launched onto an unsuspecting public a little over a quarter of a century ago. Now one of the darlings of both the tuned and track car communities, the MX-5 is well supplied by the aftermarket, though V-Maxx’s latest Big Brake offering is certainly one of the most complete offerings currently available, and one that will fit both Mk1 (NA) and Mk2 (NB) models.

The heart of V-Maxx’s MX-5 Big Brake kit are the calipers, beautifully designed and engineered four-piston More >