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SPARES FOR KITS. ALL KITS.

Lots of new items being added to the Kit Spares inventory and recent arrivals include a new range of exhaust bends and flanges, Varley Red Top batteries, remote brake reservoir kits, Yokohama tyres and brand new 2-litre Ford Zetec engines (just £954.79 inc VAT).

They also have a range of Gulf Oil products at reduced prices now available via https://stores.ebay.co.uk/kitspares/Other-/_i.html?_fsub=1

Meanwhile, their GRP seats are proving to be very popular and are available various colours – black, yellow, orange, green  and red. All the info you need from www.kitspares.co.uk ENDS.

WOOLIES COVER UP

New products from Woolies for August include the return of their long-awaited expanded vinyl in Doeskin, which is ideal for seating and various panels, while they also have a new nylon headlining material in Empire Grey, which although a man-made material gives a brushed nylon look and feel. The product is excellent value at £8.50 per linear metre.

Finally the Market Deeping-based trim maestros have three more shows this season – see them at Beaulieu International Autojumble (Sept 5 & 6), Stoneleigh Restoration show (Oct 25) and NEC Classic Motor Show (Nov 13-15), where you can get all touchy feely with More >

TOOLED UP WITH RALLY DESIGN

Rally Design has just started selling a range of professional power tools manufactured by BlackLine.

The range continues the BlackLine quality/price point of top quality tools at mid-range prices with the cordless line-up including a 3/8in drive 280Nm impact wrench at £95.75 inc VAT, an 18-volt, 52Nm drill at £59.76 inc VAT and a 7.2-volt screwdriver at £28.02 inc VAT.

The 240-volt mains range includes an 11,000rpm angle grinder at £33.12 inc VAT, a speed-sensitive polisher at £57.41 inc VAT and a 2kw hi-flow heat gun at £35.95 inc VAT.

More information from 01227 792 792 or www.rallydesign.co.uk ENDS.

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LIFTING THE ROOF

Things are progressing nicely at Widow Sports Cars with their Mazda MX-5-based SPR1 body conversion, which has definite hints of TVR Sagaris about its styling, albeit in slightly scaled down format.

Initially available in Coupe form, the company has now announced a targa-topped option…more information from www.widowsportscars.co.uk ENDS.

BUCKLAND, BITS, PIECES, HOT RODS AND MORE

Penguin Speed Shop has been keeping a low-profile lately but the Flint-based manufacturer of the Buckland B3 are always busy.

In addition to the iconic three-wheeler, they are also known for their hot rod prowess, while has also built many Porsche Speedster replicas over the years, too. With that in mind they are now agents for the Red 9 Design range of uprated Beetle-inspired axles and running gear.

Rounding up their activities is their online parts shop featuring all sort of bits and pieces that have universal appeal such as their bladder-type washer fluid bag ideal for kitcars, hot rods and classics More >

SO, THAT’S CLEARED THAT UP, THEN

In the current climate of uncertainty that surrounds the trackday semi-slick tyre market, Japanese manufacturer Toyo Tires has endeavoured to add a little clarity to proceedings with an unequivocal statement regarding the ongoing road legality of both its Proxes R888 and R888R products in the UK. Put simply, both products can continue be used on the public highway with impunity!

The need to clarify this position comes in the wake of confusion from both end-users and retailers alike regarding the legislation around recent changes governing semi-slick tyres. Following significant changes put into place in the UK November 1, 2014, many so-called More >

SHINY ROUND THINGS

Muc-Off Tyre Foam is a one-stop treatment for your tyres and is specially formulated for quick and effective application. There’s no need for agitating, no wiping and no hassle.

As it hits the tyre’s surface it get to work in a high foam action, leaving sidewalls shiny and clean with the added bonus (for me, anyway!) of a Bazooka Joe bubblegum smell, which always works for me…

Tyre Foam is just one of the large range from Muc-Off, visit www.muc-off.com for more ENDS.

ALL MAPPED OUT

For the past 30-years the motorists of Great Britain have been finding their way around the nation with the help of the AA’s Road Atlas Britain. The 2016 editions of the AA’s range includes over 136,000 miles of UK roads mapped out in each atlas as well as over 31,000 cities, towns and villages helping motorists find not only their destination but also a plethora of hidden gems to explore. With so much information in each atlas it is no wonder that the AA is the market leader when it comes to road atlases in the United Kingdom.

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FOOT TO THE FLOOR

OBP Motorsport’s Victory range of products has been designed for Clubman race-teams and drivers. The items have been hand-selected from archived products that OBP Motorsport has designed, engineered and manufactured over the years.

These race-proven products have been the back-bone of OBP’s range and the company strives for top quality, safe, track tested and professionally manufactured products at competitive prices.

An OBP spokesman said: “Don’t be fooled by the price as these products are designed and manufactured in our UK factory to the highest standard that people have come to expect.”

Prices start at £73.20 inc VAT with more information from www.obpltd.com or  01487 More >

RIVET, RIVET

New from Rally Design is this ‘NCG’ rivet gun kit, which installs pop rivets, riv-studs and riv-nuts and the 360-degree swivel-head rivet gun improves accessibility and leverage.

The kit include rivet nozzles – 2.4, 3.2, 4.0 and 4.8mm to suit standard size pop rivets, plus rivet nut mandrels – M3, M4, M5 and M6 and rivet stud mandrels – M4, M5 and M6.

NCG is one of the most professional rivet tool manufacturer’s in the world established in 1979.

Even better is the price, just £39.90 inc VAT and also available is a 550-piece box set of all the standard pop rivet, riv-nut More >

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