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A SHORT THROW

Fidanza is best known for its lightweight aluminium flywheels but the company now also offers a performance shifter for the popular 1999-2004 BMW M3.

Fidanza Short Throw Shifters are designed as a direct, bolt-in, factory replacement and reduce throw by up to 40 per cent for faster shifts.

Fidanza short-shift kits are precisely made with 6061 aluminium and hardened steel and manufactured with the same precision and to the same quality as Fidanza flywheels.

The Fidanza Short Throw Shifter for the 1999-2004 BMW M3 can be ordered as part number – 891855 at $184.79 plus shipping and import tax.

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THE MASTER

Mini Spares has commissioned the manufacture of a new brake master cylinder with a 0.75in bore and a period-correct flat top outlet rather than the current pointed type.

The brake fluid pipe goes directly into the flat top rather than to the original troublesome union (which is no longer available).

The larger bore is also ideal for cars with four-pot brake calipers or other performance modifications which demand more fluid and pressure.

The new 0.75in bore master cylinder can be ordered as part number GMC153 at £150.76 inc VAT.

Also, to complement the pre-1964 flat-top tank design, Mini Spares has made clutch (AAU4969FLAT) and More >

ALTERNATE STARTS!

DENSO introduces additional alternator and starter references to its aftermarket range.

DENSO is the world’s largest original equipment (OE) manufacturer of rotating electric parts, with a global market share of more than 25 per cent, and reflecting this position it has added seventeen more references.

These additions are solely for passenger car applications, with three alternators and fourteen starters, catering for references linked to 242 OE part numbers, covering 2,219 models and almost 63 million vehicles, the majority of which are for European manufacturers.

All these new additions are available immediately from DENSO distributors and can be found, along with the thousands of More >

COSSIE YB UPGRADED OIL PUMP!

Burton Power has announced that it can provide a standard replacement oil pump for wet sump-lubricated Ford YB Cosworth Turbos.

Order as part number SC1260 at £122.50 (inc VAT).

All the necessary fittings for this pump are available separately from Burton Power.

More from 0208 554 2281 or via www.burtonpower.com ENDS.

UPGRADE FOR PINTO 2-LITRE

Webcon is delighted to announce the reintroduction of the 38DGAS upgrade kit for the Ford 2-litre Pinto engine.

The sequential 38 DGAS 3.0 V6 carburettor is a direct swap for the Pinto’s progressive Weber 32/36 DGAV and has been jetted especially for the 2-litre engine. It is a perfect complement for a ported head and fast road cam.

1893000100 features the special air bush modification required to suit the 2-litre Pinto and is available in kit form as shown at £485.22 inc VAT.

Available directly from Webcon and from appointed Webcon dealers around the world.

For further details call 01932 787 100 or visit More >

WHAT A HANDY TOOL A RECIPROCATING AIR SAW IS

Introducing the latest innovation from Laser Tools: a handy and versatile reciprocating air saw (part number 8788). This cutting-edge tool (see what I did there?) is equipped with user-friendly features, including a safety lock-off throttle lever, adjustable-position rear exhaust, and a built-in two-speed design that significantly prolongs the lifespan of the blades.

 

This air saw incorporates a vibration-damping system that minimizes user fatigue by reducing vibrations to a low level, in compliance with EN ISO 28927-8 standards (3.3m/s2). The rear exhaust port is fully adjustable through 360 degrees, ensuring that exhaust air is directed away from the work area.

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SPEEDY REPAIRS

BookMyGarage, the number one business generator for retail service and MOT work to garages across the UK, is delighted to announce the launch of a new marketing package for independent garages: Accelerate.

All independent garages can become part of the Accelerate programme, which has already proved profitable to bring in new customers.  The package helps garages grow their own brand, maximise their profits and expand their customer base.

Accelerate garages will receive their own unique and dedicated proactive marketing programme.

This will include their own brand advertising on search engines, such as Google and Bing. Facebook campaigns are also included, with a page set More >

SAFE!

A brand new, police-preferred key safe has been launched by Defender Security Products. The Defender Pro-TEC Key Safe combines top-level security with greater capacity and ease of use.

British inventor, John Fearnall, set out to improve on existing products, creating a compact yet spacious key safe at a more affordable price. With robust construction and high security fundamental to its design, the Pro-TEC key safe has passed stringent attack testing to LPS 1175 Issue 8, resulting in it achieving the UK Police-accredited Secured by Design standard. It also has over 4000 possible code combinations for the complete peace of mind of the end user.

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KEEP FUEL FRESH

ONE FOR OUR NORTH AMERICAN-BASED READERS – Feed your engine clean fuel and it will reward you with better performance. A good way to do that is by plumbing your fuel system with Vibrant Performance HD Power Filter fuel filters.

 

Compatible with gasoline/petrol, E85, ethanol, and methanol fuels, the HD Power Filters feature a 6061 aluminium body with removable end caps and either a 304 stainless steel or microglass filter element. The end caps have -12 AN ORB Female ports, and Vibrant Performance offers adapters to fit an HD Power Filter in fuel systems with -6, -8, or -10 AN plumbing.

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ECO CLASSICS LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE STORE FOR ELECTRIC CAR CONVERSIONS

Dr Nick Mason of EcoClassics, based in Essex, is a very skilled engineer when it comes to electric vehicle conversions. He continues to work closely with leading kitcar manufacturers such as Westfield Chesil and Mika Cars, while also converting a steady stream of kitcars and electric cars to electric power.

 

Nick has also just announced an online shop for people looking to buy batteries, motors, control systems, you name it.

More from www.evcs.shop or call 0208 079 3020 – for EcoClassics stuff visit www.ecoclassics.co.uk ENDS.

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