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QUALITY INSULATION

Dorset-based Dodomat offer some great sound insulation products that are ideal for kitcar enthusiasts.

Take their Dodo Barrier Pro is a mass-loaded vinyl with an integrated CCF closed-cell decoupling layer that is ideal for blocking and absorbing unwanted noises in a car. It can be used on cockpit floors, bulkheads and boot floors.

The product can work on road noise, engine noise and rackets from exhausts.

The material is 8mm thick and sold in single sheets measuring 900 x 600mm (0.54sq.m/5.81 sq. feet).

Prices start at £27 and you can find out about this and other Dodomat products via www.bespokeintegrations.co.uk or 07922 824 252 ENDS.

 

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LECARRA STEERING WHEELS FROM SUMMIT RACING

According to Summit Racing you look at your steering wheel more than any other part of your vehicle, so why not get one that’s worth looking at?

Lecarra makes 30 styles of steering wheels for everything from hot rods to race cars with a choice of 12 grip colours. Your eyes – and hands -will thank you.

Lecarra steering wheels are made in the USA and have hand-stitched leather grips. Most wheels are available with your choice of polished or black aluminium spokes, and Summit Racing carries hub adapters to fit many vehicles without airbag-style steering wheels. 

SEE LECARRA STEERING WHEELS AT SUMMIT RACING

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TKC MAG – JULY/AUGUST 2021 COMMEMORATIVE ‘100th’ ISSUE

You’ll find not one but THREE competitions in the July/August 2021 issue of TKC MAG, a special commemorative 100thissue, no less!

You can win a superb Toolcab combo including a 124-piece toolkit from Sealey Tools 

You can win a Worx Hydroshot – the solution for cleaning stuff when you haven’t got access to a hosepipe and/or electricity.

You can win a trackday at BRANDS HATCH on the GP circuit courtesy of our good friends at OpenTrack.

The magazine is available in good – and no doubt, bad – newsagents NOW and also on digital platforms, too.

Alternatively, you can order a copy if you visit https://totalkitcar-com.myshopify.com/products/tkc-mag-july-august-2021-one-hundredth-issue ENDS.

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NEW FROM RPX

In addition to producing the RPX and RPS-S (MG TF and MGF-based, respectively) RPS Ltd also caters extensively for the MGB with their GRP parts and also the VeeBee Wing stuff.

They’ve recently been putting together a black MGB roadster and this features the aforementioned VeeBee wings and a new GRP grille surround that fit with the new Sebring Style valances they developed last year. The difference with these valances is that they are designed to bolt on as a replacement for a rubber bumper conversion.

The GRP grille surround costs just £69.50 a bargain when you consider that as-original chrome versions More >

CLASSIC COMBINATION

Amongst the thousands of parts on the Europa Spares inventory are a full range of Smiths instruments.

Founded by Samuel Smith in London in 1851, originally creating clocks and watches. Early in the 20th century, the company manufactured its first speedo. By the mid-century Smiths had become the main supplier of instruments to British car and motorcycle makers. Now in the hands of Caerbont Automotive Instruments, Smiths branded products continue to this day and are supplied to high profile luxury and sportscar manufacturers such as Jaguar and Aston Martin.

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IT’S ONLY A LITTLE VICE!

The super-versatile mini vice from Kamasa Tools (part number 56130) features a suction base that anchors it securely to smooth surfaces in seconds.

Just place it onto the surface, turn the base lever through 180° and it is firmly anchored and ready for work. The vice body is manufactured from sturdy polypropylene and the metal jaws are supplied with soft foam protection strips to protect the workpiece. Maximum jaw opening: 30mm.

The mini vice has a multitude of uses across many fields of work. It can hold circuit boards when soldering, setting up and adjusting of micro-switches, crafting and scale-modelling projects – More >

THIS IS A NICE BIT OF KIT FOR THE GARAGE

Available now from Frost is the Eastwood PCS-250 Dual-Voltage HotCoat™ Powder Coating Gun, which gives complete coverage from tight areas to large surfaces.

This new and improved gun features colour-coded cabling, a larger ground clamp, increased trigger room and a clear bottle so you can see the powder colour and fluidising action.

Powder Coating Kit Contents:

Eastwood PCS-250 Dual Voltage Powder Coating Gun

500gm Black Gloss Powder

1/4in BSP male inlet

Reusable Hi-Temp Silicone Plugs

Hi-Temp Masking Tape (1/2in x 36-yard roll)

500gm. Stainless Steel Hanging Wire

In-Line Air Filter

Three Empty Powder Bottles with Screw-On Tops

Also comes supplied with a Transformer (VW23) that enables it to be powered from More >

A COOL BREEZE

New from Clarke (sold via Machine Mart) is this AC7050 7000BTU Portable Air Conditioning Unit with Remote Control.

It’s a multi-functional and portable 3-in-1 remote-controllable mobile air conditioner/dehumidifier/two-speed fan.

The AC7050 provides quick, effective and efficient cooling and drying inside house or office environments. It can be used as an air conditioner, dehumidifier or multi-speed fan replacing the need for separate devices.

The unit benefits from a self-evaporation system, which recycles condensed water to cool the condenser to improve efficiency, reduce noise and save energy. This air conditioning unit will automatically cut out once the water tank has reached its full 0.95L capacity.

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EASY ACCESS TO SPARK PLUGS

Within the tightly-packaged modern engine bay, access to spark plugs and glow plugs can be difficult, to say the least. This new Swivel Spark and Glow Plug Socket Set from Laser Tools (part number 8066) feature slim, compact, swivel-headed sockets designed for difficult to access areas and the 95mm length allows even deep-seated plugs to be removed with ease.

Six of the swivel-headed sockets are included — 1/4in drive sizes: 8, 9mm x single hex (6pt) and 3/8in drive sizes: 10, 12, 16mm x single hex (6pt); 14mm x bi-hex (12pt).

When fitting new Pressure Sensor Glow plugs (PSG), or refitting existing ones (perhaps after More >

LIFESHINE FROM AUTOGLYM

Autoglym, the UK’s leading supplier of aftermarket car care products, has launched a new LifeShine Demonstration Tool to help dealers sell in the benefits of its paint, interior and glass protection system.

The new resource includes an interactive walk-around demo and is designed to help dealers explain the features of LifeShine to customers and prospects and demonstrate its long-term benefits. As a web-based platform, dealers can present LifeShine remotely during a video call with a customer as well as face to face in the showroom (guidelines and company policy permitting).

The company has also launched an augmented reality (AR) app that shows More >