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STONELEIGH SHOW REPORT 2021

Phoenix Kit Cars re-launched the former MEV Mevster model at Stoneleigh. it’s now called the PhoenMX5 and is based around Mazda MX-5 components. Looked good, too.

Apologies to MEV as the photos of their stand fell foul of the lighting issues and the struggles of my Canon Eos! Suffice to say that they had their usual superb stand with several examples of their MX-5-based Exocet as well as their Freaky Parts bespoke brake solutions operation. Here’s a pic from their Stoneleigh stand in 2019.

Westfield Sports Cars is being knocked over by the demand for their Chesl Speedster replica, which is available More >

NEW BOOK FROM PETER FILBY AVAILABLE NOW

We’ve got copies of Peter Filby’s brand new book ‘Cars Through The Mists Of Time’ available for mail order NOW –https://totalkitcar-com.myshopify.com/…/cars-through…

 

NEW MORGAN THREE WHEELER ANNOUNCED

The Morgan Motor Company has confirmed it is working on an all-new three-wheeled vehicle to replace the outgoing Morgan 3 Wheeler. An early glimpse of the model shows a heavily disguised engineering prototype undergoing durability testing.

Having previously stated “The Morgan 3 Wheeler will return”, this announcement of a new model officially marks the beginning of the next chapter in the story of Morgan’s three-wheeled vehicles.

While a name is not confirmed for the new three-wheeled model, it will be defined by an all-new design, adventurous character, and significant engineering advancements. In particular, the vehicle will take inspiration from the many owners More >

ON THE NOSE

Burton Power now offers this hydraulic clutch slave cylinder that mounts centrally against the gearbox and provides the most efficient method of operating all push release type clutches. It is ideal for many forms of motorsport, road conversions and engine transplants.

This hydraulic clutch cylinder is manufactured for Burton Power in the UK by Titan Motorsport. to the tolerances expected in high-level motorsport.

For a complete system a release bearing, mount and hydraulic feed line will be required.

Burton Power can supply these items for Type 9 five-speed, Rocket/Type E and 2000E/Type 3 gearboxes.

Burton Power’s hydraulic clutch cylinder nose can be ordered as More >

A CHOKER FOR CVH

Webcon UK Ltd can now supply genuine Weber water automatic choke units for the Weber 28/32 TLDM carburettor as fitted to the 1.6 CVH engine. Lots of them residing in kitcars1

There are two types available to cover the majority of TLDM carburettors as follows:

9310840500 Yellow internal cam RRP £104.50 inc VAT

9310850500 Black internal cam RRP £93.25 inc VAT

Available now from 01932 787 100 or www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

PROTECT YOUR GARAGE AND YOURSELF

Welding, painting, and bodywork create sparks, fumes, overspray, and dust that can settle inside your workshop and pose a hazard to you and anyone else who happens to be around. You can protect everyone and everything with Steel Guard screens and curtains available now from Summit Racing.

Weld-Shield Welding Screens and Curtains

Weld-Shield Welding Screens and Curtains allow you to section off an area for welding, grinding, or plasma cutting and protect the rest of the shop from sparks, spatter, UV flash burn, and debris. They are manufactured from a double-polished polyvinyl chloride (PVC) material that meets flame retardancy and OSHA requirements.

They’re More >

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE AN ENGINEER FOR THIS ONE!

Sealey’s Engineers Kit has been specifically designed to offer a variety of tools that creates a complete kit, ideal for engineers.  This kit comes equipped with a 3 Drawer Portable Tool Chest (AP9243BB), to ensure organisation and that the right tool is always at hand to complete a range of jobs.

This Tool Chest has smooth 25mm ball-bearing drawer slides and two strong locking hasps which can be locked using a padlock for security, coupled with the versatility of a carry-type toolbox. It is the ideal choice for portability, storing and organising your tools.

The full package includes:

  • AP9243BB – Three-Drawer Portable Tool More >

DOWEL AND FIBRE WASHERS

Mini Spares has announced it can now supply the correct shaped dowel and fibre isolation washer required to enable the GAE131 reversing light switch to be fitted to any pre rod manual gearbox.

The three parts are available separately as: Mini Spares 22G351 dowel £5.04 Mini Spares 1B3664 fibre washer 26p Mini Spares GAE131 switch £30

Prices include VAT

For more details contact Mini Spares on 01707 607 700 or visit www.minispares.com ENDS.

WHAT ADRENALINE MOTORSPORT DID NEXT. SORT OF …

Watt Electric Vehicle Company (WEVC) today announces a major milestone in the continued strategic growth of its unique EV offering, outlining plans to build up to 5,000 new electric commercial vehicles per annum under its own brand and on behalf of third-party manufacturers at an all-new facility in the Midlands, all of which will be based on its new state-of-the-art EV platform.

Called Passenger And Commercial EV Skateboard (PACES), the innovative and highly flexible architecture allows the niche vehicle industry to meet the considerable challenges of transitioning to an electric future by providing a sophisticated, yet cost-effective EV platform ‘off-the-shelf’.

Highly customisable More >

LOCKED RIGHT IN

 

Every toolbox has a pair of self-grip or locking pliers – very useful and versatile tools – but what if you need to grip a large pipe or bar? Reach for these new large-jaw locking pliers from Laser Tools (part number 8069) – they open right up to 65mm.

The large curved-shape jaws have sharp serrations and are designed to grip pipework, large diameter bars, nuts and bolts.

The flat end-section of the jaws means that smaller items can also be gripped securely. Ideal for mechanics and plumbers and they make great welding clamps. The pliers are 12in long and feature a one-handed More >