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For more than 120 years, British company Castrol has been at the forefront of oil technology.

Company founder Charles Wakefield launched his first vehicle engine oil in 1906, a pioneering blend of mineral and castor oils that offered unrivalled lubrication properties. Since then, and through many further innovations, Castrol oils has lubricated the beating heart of everything from speed records to Mars missions.

Interestingly, Castrol was the first company of its kind to promote its products through sponsorship, which swiftly led to advertising and merchandising. By 1946, when the iconic Castrol Classic branding was launched, Castrol offered a wide range of workshop More >


New product from Rally Design are these new Kudos Citrus and Tonic bicycles.

A small folding bike is so useful around the paddock or for doing a ‘recce’ of the circuit. These 20in bikes, weighing only 12.9kg are easily stowed in the campervan or trailer.

They have a double-height seat post, allowing the shortest to very tall to ride comfortably.

Available now exclusively from Rally Design at £298.80 inc VAT and with FREE DELIVERY they’d make a nice Christmas present!

So, to order, get on your bike and call 01227 792 792 or visit ENDS.


Vital Spark Group Ltd is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Sebring International.

The acquisition will bring a number of synergies to both companies and provide an additional avenue for Vital Spark in pursuit of its mission to be the leader in the electrification of classic British sports cars. “We are very excited about this acquisition,” said Gary White, Rainmaker and Co-Founder of Vital Spark.

The Vital Spark team, Gary White, far left. The company is excited to re-launch the Sebring International marque

“Having owned and enjoyed a Sebring SX in the past, I have always admired the brand More >


Manufacturer of the SU Carb, Burlen Fuel Systems has introduced a new range of StayUp® Floats for the carburettors it services. The old plastic-type ones can become brittle over time and the introduction of E10 fuel could really cause them problems.

The StayUp® Floats, on the other hand, are resistant to E10 and produced from military-spec closed-cell plastic that means they are also puncture-proof. This material was specified for military use by the original S.U. Carburettor Company for military applications in the eighties.

Prices vary depending on the carburettor but you can find out more by calling 01722 412 500 or visit More >


The standard plastic saddle clip between the gearlever and selector shaft on Ford Type 9 Five Speed and Type E Four Speed gearboxes has an unfortunate habit of wearing quickly and can, in some cases, break.

Burton Power now has the solution in the form of a UK manufactured GRP injection moulded saddle clip which is extremely tough and will easily outlast the standard plastic ones.

Order as part no. GBT9538 at £15 inc. VAT.

The Ford Type E Rocket four-speed gearbox was also referred to as a ‘Type B’ gearbox. The Ford Type 9 five-speed gearbox, on the other hand, was referred More >


As summer makes way for autumn and winter, the royal-warranted car care experts at Autoglym would like to remind drivers of the importance of keeping their vehicle’s windows and lights clean.

As the name suggests, Autoglym Fast Glass is a disarmingly effective product for cleaning all types of automotive windows, whether they are made from traditional glass or plastic substitutes such as acrylic, Perspex or Lexan. The product is similarly ideal for cleaning mirrors, multimedia screens, number plates and light units, while professional detailers also recommend it for removing polish and wax residue from unpainted rubber and plastic trim.

Driving in autumn and winter More >



Winter or summer, you’ll be keeping warm, but you’ll certainly look cool, with these two multifunction unisex snoods from Laser Tools Racing.

The spring/summer snood (part number 8057) is manufactured from a lightweight, highly elastic polyester and can be worn as a scarf, hat, balaclava, headband or face mask. Also ideal for wearing under a motorcycle helmet or cycle helmet to keep the neck and head warm as well as prevent sweat from soaking the lining of the helmet.

The autumn/winter snood (part number 8065) is manufactured from a heavier material to help keep you warm as the nights draw in. Grey More >


Webcon has just released an intake manifold to allow fitment of a single Weber DCOE carburettor or DCOE pattern throttle body to the MG Midget and Triumph Spitfire 1500 engine.

The kit has been manufactured in the UK and contains studs, nuts, soft-mounts and a full Webcon rod throttle linkage system. It can be ordered as part number MW3804, priced at £371.92 inc VAT.

Also available: MW3804 complete with a genuine Spanish 45DCOE carburettor. Order as part number PMG103 priced at £699.30 inc VAT.

Available now via 01932 787 100 or visit ENDS.


Merlin Motorsport has a dedicated GOODRIDGE G-TECH WORKSHOP with all the know-how, proper machinery and equipment to make bespoke brake, clutch, oil and fuel lines, air jacks and vacuum lines very quickly.

For DIY assemblies at home, they stock a vast range of GOODRIDGE UNIONS AND HOSES. If you’ve got a project that they can help you with they encourage you to get in touch.

For use on 600-03 brake and clutch hose, they use these very useful little mandrel tools – an inexpensive way to ease the assembly of Goodridge -3 brake hose and fittings. Visit GOODRIDGE FLARING MANDREL.

The mandrel fits inside the hose, flaring out More >


New soldering machines from Sealey Tools. Model No. SD007 – 300W Hot Air Rework Station with an automatic cooling system has a temperature range between 100-500°C.

It is suitable for de-soldering work on various components such as SOIC, CHIP, QFP, PLCC and BGA and the MCU confirms fast heat up, accurate and stable control on temperature.

Meanwhile, SD008 is a 48W Soldering Station with rapid heat up. It has a variable temperature control and maintains temperatures between 160-480°C. It comes supplied with a metal soldering iron stand, tip sponge and replaceable tip.

SD006 is a 60w Soldering Station with rapid heat up. It has More >