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BULLDOG BREED

Here’s a new product that is sure to be of interest to totalkitcar readers.

BDX Bulldog is a highly efficient versatile and effective lubricant/penetrating product, which incorporates the latest anti-friction/anti-wear technology, ceramic reinforced PTFE.

Providing the ultimate in lubricating performance in any industrial environment, from heavy plant to golf courses. Bulldog BDX rapidly combats moisture and corrosion, leaving a clean and lubricated surface. Use as a lubricant on chains, slides and guides, small bearings etc. and as a release agent for even heavily corroded and/or seized components.

The manufacturer’s promise that the product ‘will work where others fail’. Early indications in the TKC More >

MACHINE MART GIFTCARD

If you’re stuck for gift ideas this Christmas, why not let them choose for themselves with a Machine Mart gift card.

Perfect for people with a craving for some tools and machinery!

You can also order them online; an E-Voucher can be sent in a personalised email style, courtesy of Machine Mart, whatever the occasion may be!

Machine Mart gift cards and E-Vouchers can hold any value from £20 to £500 and can be used in any of Machine Mart’s 64 superstores nationwide, online at https://www.machinemart.co.uk or over the phone by calling 0115 956 5555.

NEW SANITISER FROM AUTOGLYM

With sanitising cars as important as cleaning them in current times, many motor trade professionals are facing added workload thanks to a need to sanitise a car after the initial cleaning process – a move especially important for those facing the public, such as dealers, hire fleets or multiple-user vehicles such as delivery vans, taxis and car clubs.

But Royal Warranted car-care expert Autoglym has now got the answer in the form of its new Super Clean Sanitiser – a high strength deep-cleaning solution that not only effectively deals with bacteria and viruses, meeting strict EN standards, but also has the More >

TEN YEARS FOR MIRKA’S DEROS RANGE

Mirka’s award-winning power tools division is celebrating its 10th birthday. In the last decade, the team at Mirka has been at the cutting-edge of technology advancement and has created the DEROS sanders, which are two of the most ergonomic and easy to use products of their type on the market and are amongst Mirka’s best selling products.

The division, founded after the success of the CEROS in 2009, highlighted to Mirka that a dedicated power tools division was required to help anticipate and fast track the development process of future products.

Caj Nordström, product development manager, Mirka said: “Developing new products and More >

TOOL CONNECTION CONNECTS WITH CATACLEAN

The Tool Connection, home of Laser Tools, has announced that they have been appointed exclusive distributor of all Cataclean Global Limited products for the UK, Ireland, and European territories.

Both Cataclean and Tool Connection are very excited about the new arrangement — the joint R&D programme will bring more revenue opportunities for the aftermarket sector with new products and applications of Cataclean, the go-to “Liquid Tool”.

Tool Connection’s Managing Director Eddie Altham commented: “Although we have been assisting Cataclean with their distribution for a number of years now, we think that this new exclusive agreement is a great opportunity to support each More >

LIMITED EDITION ‘ELECTRIC’ AC COBRAS

The long and thrilling story of AC Cars is about to open a new and remarkable chapter.

AC Cars has launched a ‘new’ limited series of 12 special edition models recreated from the 1963 AC factory Le Mans cars. They will be called the AC Cobra Le Mans electric. The motor may be electric but it has 460Kw of power and 1000nM of torque (that’s the equivalent of 617bhp and 738 lb/ft).

The new cars will have bodywork sourced from AC Heritage using some of the original, now decades old, ‘technology’ employed by AC. This comprises a highly trained pair of human eyes to judge More >

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY IN POOLE!

Christmas came early recently at ace classic restoration and kit builders, Tech Autos in Poole. The company run by former army officer, Dan Walsh is also UK agents for the world’s largest kitcar company, Factory Five Racing and as the images show a big truck arrived in the company’s yard full of some of Factory Five’s finest.

Dan can supply both kit and turnkey and the FFR range features Roadster (Cobra replica), Type 65 (Daytona-inspired), 818 sportscar and GTM (not that one!) sportscar, plus the company’s range of hot rods and custom truck kits.

Tech Autos also act as agent for Mick More >

A CAR BUILDER SOLUTIONS CATALOGUE – NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS!

Car Builder Solutions’ 34th catalogue out now

Car Builder Solutions catalogue 34 has arrived! If you pre-ordered, hopefully, it has dropped on your doorstep in the last few days.

With nearly 2000 going out in the last week Car Builder’s staff have already made a large dent in the stack of catalogues on pallets in the company’s Staplehurst HQ.

If you would like to receive your own copy, just follow the link below and they’ll post one free to you if you live in the UK. Just follow this link: https://www.carbuilder.com/uk/CatalogueRequest ENDS

 

IN THE POCKET

Another storage solution from Laser Tools: this set of three multi-purpose storage tool pouches (part number 7837), is ideal for carrying tools, spares, fixings, or handheld electronic devices when you’re on the go.

Manufactured from heavy-duty nylon material for durability, they each have a hanging loop and smooth zipper close and are water-resistant to protect tools from water and stains. There are three different sizes in the set: 30 x 23cm, 23 x 18cm, and 18 x 14cm. The smallest of which would be ideal for protecting your mobile phone and the largest is big enough to hold most regular-sized spanners More >

FORGE’S NEW HEAD WARMING SYSTEM

Gloucester-based Forge Motorsport has expanded its traditional repertoire of cool, aftermarket tuning hardware with a new, personal head-warming system that definitely falls into the ‘soft wear’ category.

Perfectly timed to coincide with the arrival of autumn, the Forge Motorsport beanie delivers more than you would expect from a hat. Knitted in a classic beanie style, the double layer weave provides welcome insulation for the bonce when you’re working in the cold. It also features our bold blue logo embroidered on the cuff so enthusiasts can show their allegiance to the Forge Nation.

But there is a time when the new Forge Motorsport More >