Merlin Motorsport has a variety of Cartek products available now including –

CARTEK GT SOLID STATE BATTERY ISOLATOR UNIT – a very small, yet highly reliable alternative to the traditional mechanical master switch. The Cartek Solid State Isolator has been designed to overcome all of the problems and restrictions, which can sometimes be associated with mechanical battery isolator switches – £226.80 inc VAT.

CARTEK GT SOLID STATE BATTERY ISOLATOR KIT – this Cartek GT Battery Isolator kit includes the isolator switch, a waterproof internal button, waterproof external button and safety stickers. The external buttons are available in red or blue – £257.94 inc VAT.



Retro Cars Live is a brand new event for 2015 celebrating the UK’s most iconic classic modified cars and kitcars.

You’ll be able to experience non-stop high-speed track action, with thousands of cars on display and plenty of live features and entertainment to keep you busy all day.

The show brings together the finest club cars from all marques; from Ford, Vauxhall, VW, BMW, Mercedes and more. Expect to see thousands of cars filling every available inch of the paddock, everything from immaculate restored motors to tuned performance classics.

The track will be at the heart of Retro Cars Live with non-stop action More >


Brilliant display as usual from Gardner Douglas. Positively makes you proud. Massively busy place all weekend. Loving the retro package for the GD427 Mk3. Thanks to Meena for the fantastic samosas that I never really had the chance to thank her for. If GD did

Stratos line-up just part of Hawk's large presence at the show.

Not only did Matt Downes re-launch the Stylus at the show, which was great to see, but he put on a superb display.

As usual, Mills Extreme Vehicles, took over one end of Hall 1, putting on a superb display of 'MEV-NESS' (I More >


Sebring International has always been one of the most popular kitcar manufacturers, although have gone very quiet in recent years, with no show appearances or advertising.

Their range of Healey replicas and Healey-inspired sportscars is of very high quality and things have moved on greatly since they first appeared on the UK scene some 25-years ago, when run by Martin Williamson (now Healy Design) and Rodney Rushton, set-up to sell the prolific American kits produced by Classic Roadsters.

A chap called, John Batchelor, came along shortly after they were founded and ended-up in sold control moving the operation from their original Sunbury-on-Thames More >


From racing stripes to coloured alloys or custom bonnets, vehicle customisation has never been easier with Rust-Oleum Peel Coat spray paint, available exclusively at Halfords.

Whether you’re a budding racer or just want to enhance your vehicle, Peel Coat is perfect for custom paintjobs, which look incredible, but can be easily peeled-off without damaging the paintwork underneath.

Rust-Oleum Peel Coat is a versatile spray paint for creating temporary painted details on your kitcar, motorbike, bicycle, helmet or any other painted surface. After layered application, Peel Coat forms a rubberised coating, which can be removed simply by rubbing at its edges and peeling More >


Jenvey Dynamics has launched a new downdraft throttle body kits for the GM LS3 V8, unveiled last weekend at the National Kit Car Motor Show at Stoneleigh. The fast-road and full race set-ups, which provide increased power and throttle response, are lighter in weight than currently available systems.

The modular design also helps provide a solution for engine bays where space is restricted, such as high performance applications. Indeed, and in-car installation of the new CKCT04  LS3 downdraft SFD kit was on show fitted to a GD427.

“Demand in the USA and Europe has driven the introduction of the downdraft SFD kit More >


Leading car care experts, Autoglym, is celebrating 50-years of production this year. To mark the milestone the Letchworth-based company has launched three limited edition bottles as part of its golden anniversary. Special bottles of Bodywork Shampoo Conditioner, Super Resin Polish and Extra Gloss Protection are now in stores nationwide and will be available to purchase throughout 2015.

Autoglym’s passion for perfection began in 1965 at a time when using car wax and polish was a difficult and laborious process. It launched its first ever product, Radiant Wax Polish and quickly gained a loyal following of professional users impressed by the finish More >


Kalimex, distributors of K-Seal Original, permanent coolant leak repair, has now added K-Seal Ultimate Head Gasket repair.  Given the cost of repairing or replacing a cracked or blown cylinder head gasket can easily run into hundreds if not thousands of pounds for any custom or kitcar enthusiast this product could do a job.

Based on the original winning K-Seal formula this enhanced version includes K-Tek and anti-rust protection and has been tested to ASTM D3147 by engineers at Brighton University under independent laboratory conditions.

One bottle will treat all sizes of engine even V8s eliminating the cost of having to buy multiple More >


DEI Powersports has launched what they call the next generation of heat protection performance using a combination of advanced textiles and a reliable stand-off bracket design.

DEI’s new ONYX Series™ Flexible Heat Shield, available in a rich black finish, looks great and outperforms other conventional metal heatshields currently on the market, it is claimed. For improved thermal performance, DEI joined two durable materials together to form a dual layer design. The outer is made from heat-treated glassfibre, impregnated with molten aluminium (that’s what it says here!), which is then formed into a tight weave for added durability and strength.

Meanwhile, the inner More >


After years of supplying carburettor service kits for the Weber 48IDA, Webcon has introduced their most comprehensive Master Overhaul Kit ever produced for this iconic carburettor.

The kit includes float, needle valve, gauze cover as well as springs, gaskets, tabs etc to allow the carburettor to be rebuilt to factory specification at a fraction of the cost of a new carburettor.

Part number 9210500500 is priced at £83.48 inc VAT and is available direct from Webcon and their appointed Webcon dealers around the world.

For further details contact Webcon UK on 01932 787 100 or visit ENDS.

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