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3J CAN REBUILD AND REPAIR IT

3J Driveline has announced the launch of its in-house transmission reconditioning, servicing, build and installation facility. Having now established a range of high quality transmission products, 3J Driveline has invested heavily in staff and tooling to enable it to offer a fitting service for any of the parts that it produces.

Dan Jones, MD of 3J Driveline, said: “By offering this new in-house service, it means that our customers will now be able to have their 3J parts installed by an experienced drivetrain technician. Each build will come with its own unique 3J assembly number, meaning it will have full history More >

CLEAR INSTRUCTIONS

New from Car Builder Solutions are these superb analogue classic-look instruments, which not only look great but offer exceptional value for money at just £238.80 inc VAT for a set of seven!

They are supplied, with chrome bezels and the package includes –

85mm Diameter Programmable Electronic Speedometer with

95mm Diameter Electronic Tachometer for any number of cylinders (Note: This is slightly larger than the Speedo.)

57mm Voltmeter

57mm Electronic Water Temperature gauge with sender and adapters

57mm Electronic Oil Pressure gauge with sender

57mm Fuel Level gauge with universal sender

57mm Analogue Clock

A full set of fitting instructions is supplied with each pack of instruments or they More >

FINANCE NOW AVAILABLE ON GBS ZERO FACTORY BUILDS & KITS…

GET A GBS ZERO ON TICK!

Great British Sports Cars is now able to offer finance options on GBS Zero factory builds, Zero kits and many associated products.

The finance option makes owning and/or building a new GBS Zero even more attainable. Give the company y a call and they’ll go through the various options with you.

The company also has a summer open day at their factory near Newark on Saturday, June 4.

More information from www.greatbritishsportscarts.co.uk or 01623 860 990 ENDS.

BURTON CONVERSION

Burton Power can now offer a kit to convert the Weber 32/36 DGV and DGAV series of carburettors from progressive opening to sequential operation.

Sequential operation is where both throttles open at the same time, and this is commonly used in motorsport where performance is more important than the economy benefits of a progressive carburettor set up.

This kit is essential for Oval Circuit, Stockrod and many other types of racing and is legal within the class rules with a new twin pump jet is included in the kit. It is manufactured in the UK and is a simple bolt-on conversion.

The package More >

DOT DOT DASH DASH

Mini Spares is now stocking and recommending the use of Millers Racing Brake Fluid 300+ in classic ­racing and high performance braking systems where a non-mineral fluid is required and high braking temperatures are experienced.

300+ is a DOT 4 + formulation with an extra high dry boiling point – above 310°C in comparison to the 230C required for standard DOT 4 fluids.

It exceeds the requirements of SAE J1703, SAE J1704 and FMVSS 116 DOT 4 for use in competition braking systems. It is also perfect for use with all AP Lockheed genuine braking products (some other racing brake fluids are More >

I LIKE AN AERO!

New from Wolfrace is Aero – a striking directional ‘turbine’ style design wheel with fifteen perfectly sculpted blades finished in either gloss black or titanium paint with polished spoke surface. Each spoke dips into the centre of the wheel creating a concave profile.

The Aero is available in four and five stud fitments in sizes 6.5x15in and 7x16in including 4×100, 4×108, 5×100, 5×108, 5×112, 5×114.3 and 5×120.

Five stud fitments are available in 8.5x18in and 8.5x20in.

Prices start at just £89.95 per wheel for the 15in size

Like many Wolfrace wheels, Aero has a superior weight-load compared to most aftermarket wheels meaning they are More >

ADD POWER WITH POWER ADDER

Performance comes in packages big and small. Great examples of each are now available at Summit Racing – BluePrint Engines’ 383/445 HP Chevy Power Adder Crate Engine and HVH Super Sucker Carburettor Spacers.

This 383ci stroker small block Chevy engine is designed specifically for use with a power adder. It comes fully-assembled and ready for an induction system, ignition, and accessories.

New block 383 stroker high performance crate engine, with aluminum heads and roller cam.

The crate engine is rated at 445bhp and 463lb/ft torque, and has an 8.9:1 compression ratio that is perfect for a turbo or blower set-up.

Features include: Brand new More >

ANOTHER ONE BASED ON PORSCHE BOXSTER 986

Joining Turismo UK’s Toyota MR2-based Avalanche GT package, which takes its design cues from a model by well-known Porsche tuner, Gemballa, comes the Evolution GT, which is based around Porsche Boxster 986 floorpan and mechanicals.

One of a growing number of manufacturers to recognise the opportunities presented by the entry-level Porsche.

This one takes its influences from the RUF CTR3, another famed Porsche 911 tuner and in addition to the 3.2-litre Boxster S power option, Turismo UK is also working on a GM LS3 V8 variant.

The Evolution GT differs from the Avalanche model by not being available in kit form, at least More >

CLASSIC KIT COMEBACK – SORT OF

When I heard that Derek Hambly had acquired the Cox GTM Coupé (more lately available via Primo Designs) I just knew I’d heard that name before.

Then it dawned on me. Back in the day when I worked on Kit Cars & Specials magazine and we sponsored the fledgling Kit Car Challenge series (a proper motley crew of Wacky Racers) inaugurated in 1984 by the 750 Motor Club, Derek used to campaign a spritely little GTM with a feisty 1329cc A-Series engine and did quite well.

Anyway, these days, Derek (then based in Dover, now near Sevenoaks, Kent), a chartered mechanical engineer, More >

HAIRDRESSERS? NO, IT’S A CRIMPING TOOL, NOT A CURLING TOOL!

This new crimping tool set from Laser Tools (part number 6532), provides a standard crimping tool plus an assortment of insulated crimp terminals and accessories all supplied in a convenient and sturdy plastic case.

The crimping tool includes six wire strippers (.75 – 6.0mm) and will crimp insulated and non-insulated terminals. Two sizes of crimp terminal are supplied, blue (2.5mm) and red (1.5mm) and comprise female spades, male spades, forks, eyes and joiners, 25 of each. Cable ties (50) and tie-wraps (20) are also included.

The generous assortment of terminals plus the sturdy crimping tool will be a very useful addition to More >

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