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MEET DYN AUTOMOTIVE’S NEW RANGE OF WHEELS

Great to hear that DYN Automotive run by Matt Neal formerly of Team Dynamics wheels are now available in the UK.

They have three styles currently available and of particular interest to kitcar enthusiasts will be the Pro Race LT which is an evolution of the original Pro Race 1.2, with ‘LT’ standing for ‘lightweight’.

They were originally developed for World Touring Cars but have now been rolled out and are pressure cast with a flow-formed rim.

The sizes available are:

7in x 15in

8in x 15in

8in x 17in

8in x 18in

7in x 16in – due end of year

7in x 17in – due soon

8½in x 19in More >

SANSOM NOT SAMSON AND DEFINITELY NO DELILAH

INTRODUCING SANSOM CAR CARE …

A brand that I am a big fan of is Sansom Car Care and although only established in 2019 just before a global disaster they have made great strides and won lots of friends with the quality of their products.

Cabin Care interior cleaner costs £9.95 for 750ml

Not only do their potions and elixirs have great packaging, bright colours and heady scents but most important of all they work beautifully. Several of their range feature in my ‘go-to’ list of products.

Accelerate wheel cleaner costs £7.95 for 750ml

A wide range of products covers all categories of car care More >

HOSE CUTTERS

New into the Laser Tools range are these heavy-duty hose cutters (part number 8370), suitable for use on rubber pipes and hoses, including heater and coolant hoses up to 32mm in diameter. The cutters ensure a straight, clean and effortless cut every time.

The sturdy and sharp stainless-steel blade is mounted into a composite body, with spring-loaded handles that feature thermoplastic soft grip inserts for comfort and repeated use. The cutters feature a safety-locking function to ensure the edge of the cutting blade is enclosed when not in use. Spare blades are also available.

Available now from your Laser Tools stockist – More >

USE THIS NOT THE KITCHEN SINK!

The best-selling Clarke CW1D Floor Standing Parts Washer provides a simple way to clean components covered in oil, grease and dirt. An internal pump continuously circulates the cleaning fluid, delivering it to just where it’s needed.

An essential product for any garage or workshop, the CW1D has a tank capacity of 75 litres, a fluid capacity of 45 litres and has a maximum pump rate of 90 litres per hour.

This model has a flexible link to automatically close the lid in the event of a fire. There is also an integral, replaceable filter.

The CW1D requires a 230V power supply.

This model is available More >

YOU CAN TUNE A PIANO BUT YOU CAN’T TUNA FISH!

HP Tuners has announced the launch of its new MPVI3 multi-protocol vehicle interface, a next-generation OBD-II dongle that retains the existing advantages of its predecessors and builds on them with revised hardware and helpful features.

MPVI3 will be available to order on the HP Tuners website from September 2022 with an RRP of £328.49. HP Tuners will also offer an MPVI3 Interface Upgrade Service available for any previous generation device from early December 2022.

Like many companies around the globe, HP Tuners has faced numerous supply chain disruptions over the past year, especially with key components like microcontrollers and other semiconductors. This More >

VITAL SPARK TO MAKE ELECTRIC SPEEDSTERS

The Vital Spark Group (www.vital-spark.io), the progressive Cotswolds electric car business that recently purchased the Sebring International marque has recently completed an agreement with The Speedster Clinic (www.speedsterclinic.com), manufacturers of speedster bodyshells and parts, which is a partnership to build turnkey electric 356 Speedster replicas.

Vital Spark, makers of electric Sebring Healey replicas has announced a deal with The Speedster Clinic to produce electric Speedsters. This isn’t a photo of an electric version but is used for illustrative purposes.

Located in Warwickshire, The Speedster Clinic has been building and maintaining 356 Speedsters for over 20 years and has unrivalled experience with them.

Vital Spark More >

ELIMINATE SCRATCHES

Developed for targeted use on all types of gloss paintwork, Eliminator Scratch Remover is the quick and easy solution to removing paint defects without the use of a machine polisher.

Designed to break down quickly and work through easily – making this product suitable for fast, efficient hand correction – this advanced abrasive formula effectively eliminates localised paint and clearcoat imperfections such as swirl marks and fine scratches with a minimum of effort.

Eliminator Scratch Remover is priced at £13.00 (250ml) and is available from appointed stockists such as slimsdetailing.co.uk or www.autofinesse.com. You can also order by calling 0208 191 9491 ENDS.

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GET ALIGNED

Sealey’s innovative, patent-pending, AK7500 Wheel Alignment Tool is designed to easily lift road wheels and locate them onto the vehicle hub. The tool relieves the strain of traditional wheel-changing methods, which pose a high level of manual handling risk.

The AK7500 significantly reduces lifting effort and noticeably improves body posture. This simple-to-use device speeds up wheel fitting while providing additional health and safety benefits.

The alignment tool is manufactured from high-quality stainless steel, can be used on alloy or steel wheels up to 35kg and is backed up by Sealey’s Lifetime Guarantee*. Supplied with four CNC machined stainless steel adaptor pegs, this More >

RAMAIR TEAM UP WITH MINISPARES

 

With some imported performance air filters now retailing at over £100 Mini Spares has teamed up with British company, Ramair to bring you a range of filter kits for the Mini – and Mini-based kitcars – at a sensible price.

The filters come with an alloy baseplate designed to bolt directly to the carburettor body. The filters are suitable for both competition and street applications.

The element is of sturdy construction, supported by a stainless-steel cage and provides a maximum surface area to optimise the airflow for induction ramming.

The range of baseplates are cut for a variety of well-known carburettor types and More >

MASTER OF AIR

Sold in the UK for over 36 years, the Airmaster range of air compressors are great value highly reliable machines.

These air compressors are ideal for use in DIY and semi-professional garages or home workshops, and for any job involving spraying, nailing stapling, inflating and more.

This superb range of high spec belt-driven compressors feature single-stage, two-cylinder pumps and overload protection.

All units also include fully automatic stop/start control, twin outlets with on/off tap, outlet pressure regulator with gauge and tank pressure gauge.

With several brand-new models being added to the range soon, the Airmaster range offers either 8- or 10-bar, air displacement up More >