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.


Driving in poor weather conditions brings with it many challenges with real pressure on windscreen wiper blades, although they are often the most neglected component on a vehicle according to consumer research.

An online consumer poll conducted for Trico Ltd, has indicated that some 10 per cent of motorists admitted to never checking their windscreen wiper blades, even though seeing clearly is vital to road safety. Most drivers were also totally unaware that defective wiper blades can lead to a £1000 fine and penalty points on their license.

Trico, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of windscreen wiper blades, has launched a More >


Don’t piece together your fuel system with parts that may or may not work together. These Aeroquip Fuel System Plumbing kits from Summit Racing have everything you need to get the job done. That saves you time and effort, plus you get peace of mind knowing your plumbing was done with top-quality components.

Summit Racing has an Aeroquip plumbing kit that fits most Holley, Edelbrock and other aftermarket carburettors as well as kits for Ford engines with Holley carbs and GM units with Quadrajets through to 1974. The packages include -6 AN stainless steel braided hose and the necessary aluminium fittings More >


Part of Laser’s range of tools for hybrid and electric vehicles, these new insulated wrenches (part number 6048) are both GS and VDE certificated and manufactured according to the IEC60900 standard.

As part of strict health and safety regulations, the GS mark is recognised throughout the EU as a symbol of safety and the VDE certification is also highly recognised, assuring that wrenches, screwdrivers and other hand tools are safe to use when working with electricity in a high voltage environment.

The wrenches are manufactured from chrome vanadium steel for strength and wear resistance and feature the most commonly used sizes of More >


Along with Mills Extreme Vehicles, Chris Welch’s Dorsetshire-based Tribute Automotive, is among the most prolific manufacturers, and with his right-hand man, Dan Critchley, is busy preparing the new Tribute 250SWB based on BMW Z3 mechanicals for launch at the National Kit Car Motor Show.

As usual, Chris and Dan, will probably be finishing their preparations with hours to spare before departing for Warwickshire, but typically they’ll get there – literally!

More Tribute news this week involves the Toyota MR2-based body conversion, the DGT, hitherto made by JH Classics, which will now come under their control, with JH boss, John Hurst, concentrating on More >


New version of MEV Exocet looks way cool

First glimpse of the new version of the MEV Exocet due for launch at this weekend’s National Kit Car Motor Show at Stoneleigh and one of a whopping four new models from Stuart Mills.

The ‘new’ Exocet features revised wishbones, HiSpec brakes, plus new headlights, while the car is lighter, stiffer and more aerodynamic, although it’s worth pointing out that the original Exocet remains available.

Some lovely detailing. Looking forward to seeing this one

Obviously, we’ll have more information, including pricing, here next week.

In the meantime, see MEV this weekend at Stoneleigh (Hall 2, next to More >


Webcon has announced a range of Alpha branded foam filters to suit DCOE style twin sidedraught carburettors or throttle bodies. The filters are supplied with blank back-plates to allow them to be fitted to a wide range of applications, and are available in three lengths as follows:

Length . . . . . . . .Part No . . . . . . . . . .    RRP

90mm . . . . . . . .  .AFA250 . . . . . . . .  . .£71.95 inc VAT

120mm . . . . . . . .AFA250-120 . . . . More >


Trim and related accessories gurus, Woolies, has announced that their part number, 233 Rigid Alloy Window Channel is now back in stock after being unavailable for a year.

It’s priced at £20 per 2.5-metre (8ft 2in) length and Woolies also has a choice of two window channel inserts that fit it (part numbers 116 and 117.

Meanwhile, big congratulations due to Woolies director, Duncan Allen, who is celebrating 25-years at the company.

More information from or 01778 347 347 ENDS.

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