CLEAN AIR BADGES FOR MAJOR CITIES IN GERMANY (AND FRANCE)IN APP FORM

If you’re planning on driving in Continental Europe this summer then this app could have come just in time for your holiday. The new Green-Zones app for all European environmental zones is available as an App or as a download in the Play-Store, now.

Badges can easily be ordered within the app in five languages (German, English, French, Polish and Spanish).

Thanks to the app you can plan your holiday easily without risking detours and fines. In the future, temporary and constant circulation restrictions for diesel cars will be updated in the Green-Zones database every day.

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HIT THE ROAD JACK!

Time was that a hydraulic jack and some axle-stands were the only way to lift a vehicle at the track, in the middle of nowhere, or in a home garage that didn’t have room for a full-size lift.

However, now there is a better – and safer – way to lift a car.

Quickjack Vehicle Lifts feature two hydraulic lift units that fold up to just 3in tall so they’ll fit under most any vehicle. Once the lifts and included rubber lift blocks are positioned, plug in the power unit to a 110V, 220V, or 12V DC power source and press the More >

WATER IS SO LAST YEAR DAH’LING!

According to the Met Office, Britain has experienced the driest winter and spring in more than twenty years and the third most parched on record.

Water companies are now warning that parts of the UK could see severe drought this summer. Lack of rain over the autumn, winter and spring has meant that river and reservoir levels have fallen much lower than normal for this time of year. The real possibility of a hosepipe ban is now being talked about and the public has been advised that household restrictions could be on the way in some of the worst hit areas.

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LINK YOUR MGC WITH WEBCON

Webcon now offers a complete manifold and linkage kit to facilitate the fitment of triple Weber 40DCOE carburettors to the iconic MGC.

The three individual runners are superbly crafted from aluminium and the linkage features a stainless steel cross bar and linkage rods with billet CNC operating levers. Bolts, fixings gaskets and fuel banjos are also included in this comprehensive kit.

The MGC manifold/linkage set is available on its own, or as a complete performance kit comprising three x authentic Spanish Weber 40DCOE carburettors and the manifold/ linkage kit.

The kit costs £1820 inc VAT and is available now via Webcon direct or More >

LAYING DOWN ON THE JOB

Treat yourself to a bit of style as well as comfort and practicality with this workshop creeper and folding mechanic’s mat from Laser Tools, both products as used and recommended by the BTCC Laser Tools Racing team.

The Laser Tools Racing Creeper (part number 6681), is a sturdy, professional, workshop creeper that is ergonomically designed and includes a padded head rest. It is manufactured from a reinforced honeycomb structure that makes it very light but tough enough for the most demanding workshop use. Tool storage pockets are mounted at the side and easy to access. The creeper boasts six three-inch wheels, More >

FULL CARB DIET

Webcon now offers a complete manifold and linkage kit to facilitate the fitment of triple Weber 40DCOE carburettors to the iconic MGC.

The three individual runners are superbly crafted from aluminium and the linkage features a stainless steel cross bar and linkage rods with billet CNC operating levers. Bolts, fixings gaskets and fuel banjos are also included in this comprehensive kit.

The MGC manifold/linkage set is available on its own, or as a complete performance kit comprising three x authentic Spanish Weber 40DCOE carburettors and the manifold/ linkage kit.

The kit costs £1820 inc VAT and is available now via Webcon direct or More >

ON THE FLY

Great news for kitcar enthusiasts with Toyota engines in their cars! Fidanza now offer a range of performance equipment for various models.

Lightweight Steel Flywheels  A brand new lightweight steel flywheel will channel more power to the wheels by reducing parasitic losses, as well as enabling smoother, faster gear-shifting and improving braking by reducing the rotational mass

The 1045 forged billet steel combines strength and durability and CNC-machined for accuracy, which ensures a perfect fitment with every item. Fidanza Lightweight Steel Flywheels are available for: Toyota Celica GT-S 00-05 1.8L 2ZZ-GE six-Speed Part Number:330131 Toyota Corolla 04-06 1.8L 2ZZ-GE six-Speed Part Number:330131

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BE IN CONTROL

Brown & Geeson Ltd – the UK distributors of RaceChip – has announced the arrival of the new RaceChip XLR electronic throttle control, which allows the response and sensitivity of the accelerator to be controlled precisely.

Although the new XLR features some design changes and visual differences to the original throttle response control, the big difference is inside. The XLR now utilises completely new software that is much more sensitive to the response of the throttle.

The XLR utilises an all new nerve-centre called the ‘Brainbox’ which plugs into the throttle pedal, is mounted in the car’s footwell and is controlled via the More >

MIGHTY WELDING

Sealey has introduced the NEW MIGHTYMIG90 to their extensive range of professional Mightymig welders, all of which feature heavy duty transformers and forced air cooling.

This maximises their duty cycle performance, enabling the user to weld for longer periods.  These compact welders are ideal for the hobbyist and light professional user, as they offer excellent performance at an extremely competitive price.  The units are set and ready to use for gas-less welding, making them suitable for use both indoors or outdoors. Even in windy conditions!

They have a maximum performance of 90amps, making them suitable for welding steel up to 4.75mm (3/16in) and More >

WOOF WOOF

Pioneer has released details of its exceptionally powerful – yet remarkably compact – TS-WH500A Active Subwoofer. This unit fits under most front seats to provide fabulous sound quality without sacrificing interior space or comfort. Perfect for those that want stadium sound while still having room for the kids and dog!

The TS-WH500A is a powerhouse both in reputation and, well, power! Based around Pioneer’s revolutionary Horizontal-Vertical Transforming (HVT) technology approach to loudspeaker and sub design, this compact unit really can punch above its weight in terms of output and tech, in the process shaming less accomplished (not to mention bulkier) offerings from More >