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BOXER ADDS EVEN MORE PUNCH TO ABS MOTORSPORT!

Tony Bucknall of ABS Motorsport from Binbrook, Lincolnshire has been on to tell us that he has added to his already extensive range of Mini kit and Mini specials in GRP panel form with the arrival of the Alto Boxer.

The later body conversion sister to the Alto Duo from Dave Gornall of Alto Cars the Boxer also had plenty of potential but didn’t really fulfil it although it remains a very attractive car to these eyes.

His range of GRP panel kits is amazing and includes – Eurosport 7, Rogue, Sportpack, Lamme, Euro Lamme, Cheater, MTEC, Salsa, Fortec, Monte Carlo, Turbo More >

SENSORS FOR YOUR CRANKSHAFT

To complement the range of Webcon and Marelli crank sensors, Webcon has announced the addition of the Magneti Marelli Type SEN8D3.

The Type SEN8D3 is a three-wire, shielded straight sensor with 20mm projection and is supplied with a wire length of 460mm. Order as part number WSS077.

Additionally, this sensor is also available as an unshielded version with two wires as Type WSEN8D with part number WSS075W.  Both sensors are in stock and are priced as below:

Type WSS077 SEN8D3 £54.88 inc VAT

Type WSS075W WSEN8D £41.02 inc VAT

For further details contact Webcon UK on 01932 787 100 or visit www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

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MINI GEAR FROM MINISPARES

Mini Spares is pleased to announce it can now offer its own version of the 29-tooth primary gear for A-plus 1275cc engines.

The Mini Spares DAM8890 gear comes with an easy-change front floating bush which is held in by a circlip. When the bush finally needs replacing it can easily be removed without the need to replace the gear as well.

End float clearances for the 29-tooth primary gear are from .0035 to .0065. Shim washers DAM6486 to DAM6490 for use with the 29-tooth primary gear are also available from Mini Spares.

Original A+ 29 tooth primary gears were usually over £200.00 from More >

MORE SOLUTIONS FROM CAR BUILDER

IVA GAUGE BEZELS – CARBON EFFECT

These 80mm diameter bezels, moulded from 2mm thick ABS offer a stylish alternative to mounting your gauges directly through your dash.

They are 11mm thick but have a 6mm deep x 60mm diameter recess so your instrument can be mounted flush with the bezel. They are IVA-compliant.

GAUGE NOT INCLUDED (GAUGE BEZEL CARBON EFFECT #GBCA).

The bezels are priced at £7.20 each and they suit 2in/52mm diameter gauges.

More from www.carbuilder.com or 01580 891 309 ENDS.

LECCY TOOLBOX

New from Laser Tools, this robust 3-drawer toolbox (part number 8328) contains a selection of fully insulated tools to suit the needs of any mechanic working on hybrid and electric vehicles or electricians.

The hand tools are suitable for live working up to 1000V AC / 1500V DC and include insulated combination pliers (35mm jaw opening) and insulated side cutters (19mm jaw opening) both with two colour VDE insulated handles with slip guards. Insulated screwdrivers are included: Ph2 x 100mm long, flat 5.5mm x 125mm long; 5x insulated open ended spanners: 8, 10, 12, 14, 17mm. For spannering, an insulated 3/8inD More >

HAGERTY TEAMS UP WITH BICESTER MOTION

Hagerty announces the opening of a brand-new UK Clubhouse at renowned classic car centre of excellence, Bicester Heritage.

Hagerty is at the forefront of global car culture, with an unrivalled selection of automotive events, industry-leading insurance products, and multi-platform content. In the UK, Hagerty hosts pioneering events such as Festival of the Unexceptional and RADwood both of which attract new audiences to the world of classic cars, and the new Hagerty Clubhouse further enhances Hagerty’s ability to interact and engage with clients, members and classic vehicle enthusiasts.

Bicester Heritage started a revolution in historic vehicle ownership in the UK, set in a More >

BRITISH MOTOR SHOW BUILDS ON ITS SUCCESS

Bigger, better and busier than ever, The recent British Motor Show 2022 broke its own attendance record – along with some GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS – as nearly 60,000 visitors flocked to Farnborough for the most exciting car show in the calendar.

Now fully established as one of the UK’s must-attend motoring events, The British Motor Show 2022 saw over 21,000 people attend on the busiest day of its four-day calendar, with guests being treated to an array of live and interactive events, live stunt shows, the National Geographic Car SOS Live Stage, drift demonstrations from Shred Shed and Petrolheadonism Live (which More >

A VERY SPECIAL ‘SPECIAL’

A very warm welcome to totalkitcar online …Cutting my teeth on a magazine called Kit Cars & Specials in the mid-eighties it’s not a surprise that I have always had a soft spot for ‘specials’ be they beautiful coachbuilt efforts with aluminium bodies on Derby Bentley chassis or lock-up garage-built homebrew. All have an attraction in equal measure for me.

Sadly, there aren’t that many new ones being built these days as I suspect that IVA regulations have put paid to many of them. It took a true, hardcore enthusiast to take on a scratch-built car project. In the depths of Winter, More >

HYPER HIPERCAR FROM ARIEL

Ariel Motor Company, manufacturers of the Ariel Atom and Nomad cars as well as the Ariel Ace motorcycle, has released further details and first photographs of the HIPERCAR ultra-high performance electric sportscar due for low volume production.

Designed by Ariel Electric Ltd, part of the Ariel Group, HIPERCAR (standing for High-Performance Carbon Reduction) is shown for the first time with production intent bodywork and as a fully operational prototype. As with other Ariel vehicles, the focus of HIPERCAR is on extreme performance, light weight, agility and usability, now coupled with zero emissions plus the option of a lightweight turbine range extender. More >

BURTON ROCKS IT IN RED

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If you are looking to dress up your Ford’s engine bay then Burton Power has just the thing – a BURTON alloy red rocker cover.

It is suitable for all Pre-Crossflow and Crossflow Kent engines including the transverse version used on early Fiestas (although the filler cap is at the opposite end of the cover).

The rocker cover will secure to the original holes in the cylinder head using four FP453 bolts and can be ordered as part number FP227RED at £139.90 inc VAT.

It isn’t suitable for Kent engines converted to dry sump and for further details call 0208 554 More >