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Chipped, rusty or dented rims will do nothing to enhance the look of a classic Mini or kitcars based on same.

Fortunately, Mini Spares can supply brand new steel Cooper S 10in wheels in a variety of options at sensible prices.

There is a choice of 3½in or 4½in and a choice of white or silver in either width.

The wheels are the same design as fitted as standard (3½in) or as a factory option (4½in) on the Mk1, Mk2 and Mk3 Cooper S (white on Mk1 cars and silver on Mk2 and Mk3).

3½in x 10in – white order as 21A1282WHITE each – £62.40 More >


Fast, fun, intuitive, innovative, quality, passion … these principles resonate with MOTUL’s core values, but they have also been attributed to Ariel Motor Company, which goes some way to explain why a newly-announced global partnership between MOTUL and Ariel is a perfect fit!

With a long and innovative history, Ariel Motor Company is today specialising in the manufacture of high-performance recreational vehicles, with the Atom proving an international success on both road and racetrack.

In 2014, Ariel added the high-performance Ariel Ace motorcycle to its range, with the Ariel Nomad road/off-road car following in 2015 ensuring that the company has gone from More >


A new and unique compilation of stories about the iconic GT40, all accompanied by a host of old and new photographs. While not a traditional history of the GT40, each individual story will give the reader new insights into the car’s design and development, as well as some fascinating racing tales and previously well-kept secrets divulged.

Chapters include an explanation of the mysteries of Appendix J and its impact on the design of the Mirage and MkIV GT40; a detailed scrutineering report on GT40P/1075 at Le Mans; some untold truths behind the 2005 name controversy; and the unrecorded engine swap which More >


Forget hunting for gifts on Christmas Eve or praying your online order actually does arrive on time, why not get ahead of the game with some inspiration below from OSRAM?

Light bulbs may not be the obvious stocking filler. However, you can brighten up any car enthusiast or self-confessed petrol head’s Christmas with OSRAM’s wide range of high-quality bulbs.


The NIGHT BREAKER 200 is a halogen upgrade bulb that is up to 200 per cent brighter than required by law, significantly improving road illumination and safety.

OSRAM recognises that better visibility helps drivers detect traffic signs and hazards quicker and react More >


Dodgy car electrics are a bit scary and very annoying. Who doesn’t hate an illuminated warning light or iffy connection?

Stabilant 22 could be an answer to get you out of trouble – not only with your kitcar – when multi-pin connectors and stroppy electrics cause you grief.

The product is an electronic contact enhancer (liquid semi-conductor) that improves (and even restores in some cases) conductivity, reliability and performance of car electronics and gives the effect of a soldered joint even when you haven’t got an actual bond.

We’ll be putting the product fully through its paces very soon but I will say More >


The latest model from The Little Car Co, joining their Bugatti Baby II and Aston Martin Junior DB5 is the Ferrari Testa Rossa J a ¾-scale version of the Testa Rossa 250 Testa Rossa Pontoon, in association with Ferrari Classiche.

The company, based at Bicester Heritage offer the car with a hand-formed aluminium body, Borrani wheels, Nardi steering wheel, plus a 12kW electric motor good for 40mph.

Much like their other projects The Little Car Co’s Testa Rossa J is an exquisite thing and limited to 299 examples priced from £99,000!

More information from or ENDS.

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Webcon has introduced a range of Alpha-branded foam filters to suit DCOE style twin sidedraft carburettors or throttle bodies.

The filters are supplied with blank backplates to allow them to be fitted to a wide range of applications, and are available in three lengths as follows:

Length                                     Part No                                                            RRP inc VAT 90mm                                      AFA250                                                          £85.04

120mm                                    AFA250-120                                                   £94.43

150mm                                    AFA250-150                                                   £100.73

Available now from 01932 787 100 or via ENDS.


GREAT special offer from Andy and Tim at Sevens & Classics at Brands Hatch.

Andy Noble explained: “Here at Sevens & Classics, we’re aware that a good number of our customers don’t like to drive their cars on Britain’s wet and salty winter roads. In addition, we also know how much of a pain it can be to arrange to get your car to us for maintenance work. So, we’ve come up with a winter promotion…

“For a limited period, we are offering, to all our local customers who live within a 50-mile radius of our Brands Hatch workshop, free covered collection and More >


New from Woolies Trim is this lovely Brooklands-pattern aeroscreen priced at £120.

New from Woolies Trim is this Brooklands pattern aeroscreen fitted with Triplex laminated glass and suitable for RAC competition.

It has a polished aluminium frame with chrome fittings and mounting legs. The mounting spigots are offset allowing a variable distance between bodywork and the bottom of the screen.

The frame width is 305mm (12in) and the overall width is 406mm (16in).

More from or 01778 347 347 ENDS.



Available now from Merlin Motorsport is a very popular product amongst the kitcar fraternitySIKAFLEX 221.

Sikaflex 221 is a flexible polyurethane sealant that also has unbelievable sticking powers.

Ideal for bonding panels together where a fastener cannot be used or when the panel needs to be watertight.

Steven Roberts, the owner of Merlin, said: “I bonded the oil cooler duct on my racing car together using Sikaflex and after an unfortunate impact, the oil cooler was destroyed but the duct was still intact!”

Nuff said!

More from or 01249 782 101 ENDS.

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