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NEW ECOBAT WEBSITE

With its sights firmly set on thousands of UK customers, Ecobat Battery, the UK’s largest battery distributor, has redesigned its website to not only reflect the enormous depth of products it supplies but also the power storage-related knowledge and expertise the organisation holds.

In addition to the primary task of identifying the correct solution to their needs, fundamental to its design was to provide users with an intuitive site, that is easy to navigate and quickly yields the information they need to make the right purchasing decision, for any particular power storage need.

Commenting as the site officially went live, Managing Director of Ecobat More >

A1 WIPER BLADES

Leading supplier of auto accessories and private labelling manufacturer, Simply Brands, has been commissioned by A1 Motor Stores to create a new wiper blade range, Mota1.

After a successful pre-launch at the A1 Trade Show in April 2024, Mota1 will launch into the automotive aftermarket in July 2024, with more than 50 A1 members instantly signing up to stock the new range.

Mota1 will be available exclusively through A1 Motor Stores, and consists of both the existing conventional blade range, as well as a new multi-fit wiper blade range, providing members with 95% coverage of the car parc with only 14 SKUs.

Commercial & Product Manager More >

SUITS YOU, AUSTIN!

Austin Pedal Cars has collaborated with renowned Savile Row clothmaker Holland & Sherry to create an exclusive Austin J40 Continuation pedal car. It was built especially for the recent 2024 Concours on Savile Row.

 

Since 1836 Holland & Sherry has supplied bespoke tailors, haute couture designers, and global luxury brands with some of the finest cloths in the world. Stephen George Holland and Frederick Sherry began the business as woollen merchants at 10 Old Bond Street, London and, in 1982, the business moved to Savile Row.

This exclusive Holland & Sherry Austin J40 Continuation brings together two iconic brands, both rooted in British history, More >

THE STORY OF ENRICO NARDI – MUCH MORE THAN JUST EXQUISITE STEERING WHEELS

STEVE HOLE tells the story of Enrico

Enrico Nardi was born in 1907 in Bologna and began his automotive career with Lancia in 1931 before moving to Etceterini Auto Avio Costruzione in Modena as a test driver.

In 1937 Enrico Nardi moved to Modena to work for Enzo Ferrari and a lifelong friendship was forged. Nardi was Ferrari’s first test driver.

Nardi was a top racer of the day, a gifted engineer, a racing mechanic, and a practical joker although he could be awkward.

The highlight of his driving career was competing in the Mille Miglia before building his first car, the Nardi-Monaco Chichibio More >

WOOLIES TRIM – THE HEADLINERS

Our good friends at Woolies Trim have this superb Navy Wool headlining (Part No. 32) now in stock at £57.50 per linear metre (59in or 1.5m wide).

This is a very dark Dark Navy, so, feel free to ask Louise for a sample in advance to make sure it is correct for your vehicle.

They also have the original colours of beige, grey and black in stock. As you knew they would 

Click here to view Navy Blue Union Melton Wool Headlining or you can call them on 01778 347 347 ENDS.

WINDSCREEN WIPER? ER, NOPE!

Webcon is now able to supply a universal, external wiper, Throttle Position Sensor.

For years, this part has only been sold as part of the Webcon DCOE TPS sensor kit. However, due to customer demand, it has now been made available on its own.

 

With more customers choosing to fit mapped ignition systems with their carburettor installations, demand for a top-quality, three-wire external wiper TPS has significantly increased. Although primarily designed for Weber DCOE applications, the Webcon TPS can be adapted to work with almost any carburettor installation.

Order as part number WTP029T at £111.82 inc VAT.

Available directly from Webcon and from appointed More >

GAS POWERED TORCH

Introducing the latest from Laser Tools: a multipurpose butane gas-powered tool that combines a soldering iron, hot air blower, and gas torch (part number 8807). It comes supplied in a plastic case, which acts as a mini workstation, not only holding the attachments and accessories but also allowing it to be used as a safety stand that encloses the tip allowing for it to safely heat up and cool down.

 

It fires up quickly and easily with the convenient piezoelectric ignition — this handy device features a quick-release mechanism for easy head switching, and the soldering head includes six interchangeable screw-in More >

SPARKS FLYING

SEALEY has unveiled the versatile MW160BC Inverter, an innovative three-in-one device that enables users to MMA weld, charge batteries, and jump-start vehicles. This compact powerhouse boasts a 160A MMA welder, a 30A battery charger, and a 200A start function.

The MW160BC can MMA weld various rods, including rutile, basic, and stainless, with diameters ranging from Ø1.6mm to Ø4mm. It features an LED display, thermal cut-out protection, anti-stick, arc force, and hot start functions. Weighing just 5kg, this ultra-compact inverter is lightweight and easy to use.

In charging mode, the MW160BC supports VRLA (Lead Acid), GEL, AGM/EFB, and Leisure Batteries on 12V and More >

REWARDS FROM SUMMIT RACING

Summit Racing Equipment has a new way to make your hard-earned parts dollar go even further. The Summit Racing Equipment Rewards Program allows you to earn Speed Points on every order you place online, by phone, or at one of its Retail Stores. Speed Points convert to Summit Bucks®, which are like gift certificates that can be applied to future Summit Racing orders. That saves you money!

 

Enrolling in the Summit Racing Equipment Rewards Program is easy—and free: • Log on to your current customer account on the Summit Racing website and click on the Rewards Program tab to opt-in. If you More >

BREAKER, BREAKER (YEP, I’VE USED THAT ONE BEFORE BUT IT’S TOO TEMPTING NOT TO USE IT!)

Every workshop needs a good, strong, long power bar (breaker bar) that you can depend on to effortlessly loosen stubborn or corroded fixings. Here’s just the thing from Laser Tools – a new 1/2in drive power bar set, featuring a 600mm non-ratcheting power bar with a flexible head (part number 8827).

The set also includes three single-hex sockets (17mm, 19mm, and 21mm) and a 125mm long socket-extension bar, all precision-made from strong, shock-resistant chrome-vanadium steel with a polished chrome-plated finish. The replaceable power bar head boasts an anti-corrosion black phosphate finish.

This is a strong power bar – it exceeds DIN 3122, More >

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