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IT’S ‘EEZI’

The world-famous Gunson Eezibleed is now available in an exclusive deluxe set that includes useful extras to make brake bleeding even easier! The Eezibleed Special Edition kit (part number 77139) includes the standard Eezibleed components that use air pressure from the spare wheel to effortlessly bleed both brake and clutch hydraulic systems, and also includes the Eezibleed multi-purpose cap, a brake bleed spanner and a classic pen-type tyre pressure gauge. All packaged in a foam insert tray within the handy storage case.

Brake bleeding couldn’t be easier: fill the Eezibleed pressure vessel with fresh brake fluid, and connect it to your More >

AN INJECTION THAT WON’T HURT!

Edelbrock has announced the release of its next generation in E-Street electronic fuel injection… E-Street 2 EFI, featuring enhancements.

Some of Edelbrock’s new and improved E-Street 2 EFI features include enhanced Bluetooth™ connectivity for improved communication between the ECU and Android device. It also features refined base calibrations for a reduced self-learning period, and a throttle body with a new black powder coated finish that will retain a classic under hood appearance.

Another enhancement has been to Edelbrock’s exclusive E-Tuner App, an Android® based application that utilises a simple interface for setting up and monitoring the system. E-Tuner is now compatible with More >

PROPER FIXINGS

 

Designed for high performance and racing applications, Aeroquip Startlite hose is durable, flexible, and lightweight. The secret rests in the hose’s Nomex® blended outer cover and AQP inner tube. The unique materials make Startlite hose up to 45 per cent lighter than braided stainless steel hose.

More importantly, it allows the hose to withstand higher temperatures for longer periods of time versus a conventional braided stainless hose.

Aeroquip makes Startlite Racing hose with an all-black covering. This makes the hose an excellent complement to a blacked-out engine bay, and helps hide the occasional grimy fingerprint or grease smudge.

Aeroquip also makes hose fittings More >

GTM COUPE DEJA VU

Hambly Sportscars, new custodians of the Cox GTM, has announced kit prices for the delightful little Mini-based car.

Originally unveiled an unbelievable 49-years go in 1967 the car’s real heyday was when it was sold under the GTM banner, when that company was run by Paddy Fitch and the late, Peter Beck, when over 650 were sold.

The year? Probably circa 1984, the place, GTM’s factory at Sutton Bonington. The image shows a very busy production line…

Once GTM had developed the Rossa and was busy introducing the Libra and its Spyder brother, they sold the original (Cox) Coupe project to a delightful More >

SITTING COMFORTABLY?

We reported recently on KAD Fibreglass Products having taken over the former Pat Jackson/MK Sportscars HSR Healey-inspired kit although the Metheringham, Lincolnshire-based company offers a range of glassfibre products for all sorts of applications and for kitcar enthusiasts their range of seats is pretty attractive.

Prices start at £140 for the seat pictured here with a variety of colours available. A carbon-fibre version is also available at £280.

Meanwhile, bodyshell prices for the HSR have been announced at £1200 including delivery to anywhere in mainland UK.

More on this one soon, but in the meantime visit www.kadfibreglassproducts.co.uk or call 07801 414 610 ENDS.

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FIRST WILTSHIRE, NEXT THE ‘WELD’!

Merlin Motorsport has arranged an exclusive manufacturing supply arrangement with Vixen CNC Ltd, which means that the company’s precision CNC-machined components from made from aluminium 6082 T6, with excellent corrosion resistance and very good weldability.

This newer higher strength alloy has replaced 6061 in many applications. Typically 6082 is used where there’s high pressure and/or force on items such as trusses, bridges, cranes, transport and skips etc.

The range includes ‘bosses’ of various thread configurations (UNF, NPT, BSP and JIC), weld-on bayonet-style filler necks and caps and weld-on dip tube bosses and the common automotive uses for these fittings include Rariators, intercoolers, More >

AERO ENHANCEMENT

Here’s a little trick from Foliatec that will add some styling and individuality to your car, while also being of some practical use.

These four self-adhesive ‘wings’ come in 15- and 22cm lengths and can be placed wherever you want to make for a real eye-catcher. It’s all done in a jiffy, too. The FOLIATEC®.com Aero Design Kit components are so flexible that they fit any body curvature and for more variety you can colour them with FOLIATEC®.com Spray Film and Carbody Spray Film, which will flex with the rubber wings.

Now for the practical use. The wings are made of solid More >

THE ROCKER

Mini Spares is renowned for producing quality parts for the classic Mini and its latest product is no exception.

Their new diecast alloy rocker cover is made from polished aluminium and will enhance almost any Mini’s engine bay (except Mini’s with highlift rockers, due to the extra thickness) and is also suitable for other ‘A’ Series engines.

This finned aluminium valve cover utilises the classic flat-top ‘Westlake’ design and has the additional benefits of cooling the engine oil as it splashes the inside as well as dampening engine noise.

The Mini Spares Polished Aluminium Rocker Cover can be ordered as part number FP25 and More >

NO, NO, NO ABSOLUTELY NO ‘KNOB’ REFERENCES…I’M NOT DOING IT!

The ergonomically-designed MOMO SK50 Gear Shift Knob is now available in two new gloss finishes – Orange or Blue.

The SK50 has been derived from MOMO’s motorsport experience and is made totally from machined aluminium, finished in what is now a choice of six colours, with the iconic MOMO Arrow on the top face and the MOMO Italy logo on the matching collar.

The MOMO SK50 Gear Shift Knob costs £71.99 inc VAT and is available at the other end of 01268 764 411 or www.b-gdirect.com ENDS.

WEBCON REINVENT THE WHEEL

Webcon has introduced a Universal Throttle Wheel kit to suit the ever-popular Weber 32/36 DGV/DGAV and 38 DGAS/DGMS carburettors.

Part number LP4026 is made in the UK to Webcon’s extremely high quality standards and will allow the installer to connect a car’s throttle cable to the Weber carburettor regardless of the installation.

LP4026 includes throttle wheel, cable clamp, return spring and outer cable support and is priced at £33.01 inc VAT.

Available 01932 787 100 or visit www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

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