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A surge tank (or swirl pot) is an important part of any electronic fuel injection system as it stops your engine from suffering fuel starvation.

Under harsh driving, fuel is thrown from side-to-side of a fuel tank and this can leave the

fuel pick-up sucking in air rather than fuel. A surge tank however, enables your pump to

continuously pick-up fuel and never have to worry about starving your engine of its lifeblood.

Viper Performance’s new surge tanks have a 1.5-litre capacity, and come with a selection of

barbed and AN fitments to suit most applications. The tank size is 115mm diameter and

200mm tall with More >


Jenvey has just announced their new TB45 ultra-lightweight throttle bodies. These amazing ‘DCOE-style’ throttle bodies tip the scales at less than 500grms each.

Naturally, like all Jenvey throttle bodies all the significant components including throttle body housings, spindles, butterflies and levers are manufactured in-house by Jenvey


The new design should be popular in all forms of motorsport offering a product that is 35 per cent lighter but is just as strong and durable as previous Jenvey throttle bodies.

Jenvey Lightweight TBP45 retails at £247.20 inc VAT each or £451.20 inc VAT.

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Most Impreza owners don’t need to be reminded of the importance of changing the timing belt on their engines at the correct service intervals. However, if you have modified, or even just remapped your engine (because it’s fitted into a kitcar perhaps), then something a little more than standard specification parts may be in order.

Cosworth, one of the most trusted names in automotive performance, has just released a pair of Timing Belt Service Packs for the Subaru Impreza – one for models up to 09/2002 and one for cars produced after that date.

Each pack consist of:

1 x Cosworth Kevlar™ Timing More >


Cambridge Motorsport Parts are now offering hand-made aluminium radiators for classics and classic racecars.

The aluminium radiators are made to order only, with a production lead time of 3- 4 weeks and they offer significantly improved cooling due to their aluminium construction and modern core design.

Weight saving is also said to be reduced, typically by 50 per cent compared to the original copper brass type. The rads are nicely detailed and finished in either a satin/brushed or highly polished finish.

Cambridge Motorsport Parts hold patterns for Aston Martin, Austin Healey 100/4, Jaguar XK120/140/150, E-type Series 1 3.8/4.2, Series 2, Series 3 V12, More >


With the nation looking forward to hosting the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics, there has never been a better time to celebrate all things British.

So says Caterham Cars, which kicked off its annual Hire-a-7 season recently.

And, with everyone including the Government getting behind a campaign to get more Britons holidaying here in the UK, the ‘staycation’ is set to make a roaring comeback, with sales of UK-based holidays already nine per cent higher than last year, apparently.

With prices from £175 for a single day or £325 for two days’ hire and full weekend hire also available, what better More >


HR Engineering launched their Glamis Pro Truck kit at last weekend’s Detling show and the Saffron Walden-based tuning and engineering specialists, run by Harvey Rice, was very pleased with the reception.

Two versions of the Glamis are available – a rally raid version based on a spaceframe chassis and a more affordable IVA-exempt body conversion that uses un-modified Land Rover Discovery chassis and can feasibly be DIY-built for as little as £8000.

The spaceframe/rollcage package that is pre-fitted to your Discovery rolling chassis comes in at £2400, with the body kit at £1650. To this you need to add the GRP doors More >


Great British Sportscars - Zero

Another big presence at Detling last weekend came from Great British Sportscars, who like Team MEV their fellow Nottinghamshire manufacturer, put on a very big display at the Kent show.

On their stand taking pride of place was the Zero and its Chubster brother, a wide-bodied version officially known as Zero GT in addition to a whole showroom’s worth of parts from their Kit Spares division such as new Ford Zetec Blacktops at just £750 and other such bargains. Much of the Kit Spares stuff is suitable for universal applications, while they also act as distributors for More >


JBA Motors was at Detling with their BMW-based Falcon and it attracted lots of favourable comments from visitors, according to JBA boss, Bill Willcock and the Norwich-based company have announced an open day for Saturday June 2 to be held at their factory at: Willow Barn, Arminghall Lane, Arminghall, Norwich, Norfolk NR14 8SD…see you there.

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Good to see Russ Bost’s Furore Cars exhibiting at Detling last weekend and the Essex-based company impressed many showgoers with their outrageous Formula 1 two-seat, road-legal racer, which is based on Toyota MR2 Mk1.

Power can be inline four-cylinder superbike engine or the Toyota 4A-GE unit that comes ‘free’ with your donor vehicle. Russ reckons that a DIY-build can be completed from around £10,000, with a bike engine variant costing around £3000 more.

The kit package starts with the chassis kit at £4140 inc VAT, with the body pack at £2940 inc VAT.

Furore also has a nice line of parts that have More >


Team MEV, consisting of Nottinghamshire manufacturers, Road Track Race and Mills Extreme Vehicles put on a serious display of power at Detling last weekend with examples of the complete range of models in their joint line-up.


There was the Exocet MX150R displayed on a special rig clearly showing the Mazda chassis thus highlighting the appeal of the MX-5 as a donor vehicle. I must confess to having a fit of giggles when a showgoer mentioned that he thought that the car must handle like a pig due to it being so high off the ground, not realising it was a More >