Keeping a turbocharger cool is the secret of maximising performance while encouraging faster spool-up and minimising turbo-lag; and one of the best and cost-effective ways of keeping a turbo cool is fitting a turbo heatshield. These will also reduce engine bay temperatures and protect sensitive components.

DEI now offers a variety of turbo shields in three distinct ranges:

GEN-3 TITANIUM™ Turbo Shields is DEI’s most technologically advanced shield line.

It features a silicone-coated TITANIUM LR outer layer, a silica blend insulation layer with a glass-silica-stainless weave inner layer and a protective stainless mesh liner. This is the strongest, most heat-resistant textile available. Prices More >


A very foamy, apple-scented snow foam that has a great dwell time (the time that the foam coating stays active on your car’s bodywork) and I got about eight minutes. I could literally see the grime being encapsulated within the foam.

It’s also kind to wax coatings and is a very pleasant product to use.

A 500ml bottle costs just £9.85 and is available now from ENDS.


Webcon has a limited quantity of top cover assemblies for the Weber Marelli 34CFM throttle body as fitted to several Ford engines and therefore applicable for kitcar use.

The assembly is supplied complete with: • Fuel injector type IWM025 ‘blue top’ • Injector harness • Air temperature sensor • Fuel pressure regulator assembly.

Fuel injectors have not been available for these applications for many years, so this assembly will provide a very cost-effective method of effectively overhauling a faulty throttle body.

The part number is 3170624402 and is available from stock priced at £301.39 inc VAT.

Available now via 01932 787 100 or visit More >


These aluminium blanking plugs from Samco are ideal for blanking off flexible fluid hoses. These can be used to permanently blank a hose off or used in an emergency to cap off a water hose. These are also handy for use when removing the engine from your vehicle to help prevent coolant from spilling onto the floor.



Laser Tools has just released this exceptionally versatile tube straightener (part number 8443) which will straighten copper, stainless steel or aluminium pipe with diameters ranging from 4mm (3/16in) to 10mm (3/8in). It utilises seven U-shaped, grooved rollers, which can be adjusted gradually and held in place by using the thumb lock, to guide the pipe through the straighteners without causing damage to the profile of the pipe.

The end result is a professional finish – you’ll wonder how you ever managed before. Makes your hand-fabricated brake pipes look like factory replacements. Plus, it is important that any tube bending operation begins More >


The Clarke SMD84T (left) features two work lights that each utilise 42 SMD LEDs to provide an extremely bright light. Each light has its own On/Off switch with an LED life expectancy of 20000 hours. The tripod has an adjustable height of up 1720mm and handy cable storage hooks.

This product is available for £101.99 inc VAT and can be viewed online here:–tripod-230v/ ENDS.


For more than 120 years, British company Castrol has been at the forefront of oil technology. Company founder Charles Wakefield launched his first vehicle engine oil in 1906, a pioneering blend of mineral and castor oils that offered unrivalled lubrication properties. Since then, and through many further innovations, Castrol oils have lubricated the beating heart of everything from speed records to Mars missions.

Interestingly, Castrol was the first company of its kind to promote its products through sponsorship, which swiftly led to advertising and merchandising. By 1946, when the iconic Castrol Classic branding was launched, Castrol offered a wide range of More >


New from Zirconite is their Fallout Remover & Wheel Cleaner.

Zirconite leaves you in no doubt as to where their product is produced. Right there on the label it clearly and proudly states ‘Made in Britain’. I like that.

A 500ml spray bottle, with an excellent trigger, sees the product turn purple when it meets crud on the wheel or bodywork’s surface.

A thickish, gloopy liquid these fallout removers will never smell very nice but this one does a great job.

It gave a good result, using a cloth to remove it from the wheel, but a spray with a hosepipe saw a great More >


Great British Sportscars, composites department has moved to a new purpose-built facility at the company’s HQ near Ollerton.

The company’s composites department enables them to meet growing demand in a larger modern workshop space and to help meet the growing demands of future projects.

All of the GRP bodywork for the Zero range is created in-house by the GBS team and is available in a choice of nine gelcoat colours along with optional carbon-fibre parts.

GBS has also recently invested in a new plastic vac-forming machine that will enable them to create new parts and expand their product range further.

The GRP bodywork products More >


Webcon has announced that its own production manifolds for 2 x Weber IDF on the Ford Pinto engine are now available.

100 per cent cast and machined in the UK, MM2351 can be fitted with twin 40, 44 or 48IDF and is essential for anyone wishing to recreate a Group 1 Escort, or for general Pinto tuning where space is too restricted to allow fitment of twin Weber DCOE.

MM2351 is available at £390.29 inc VAT. Available directly from Webcon via 01932 787 100 or visit ENDS.

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