New from our mate Dougal at Longstone Tyres are these lovely Michelin XZX 165HR15 White Wall tyres, which are absolutely ideal for a VW Beetle or a kitcar based on such a thing.

They are part of the Michelin Collection range at Longstone. Actually, that size was fitted to quite a few classic cars, too and are a radial replacement for 5.60-15 or 5.90-15 crossplies.

The tyre features a 28mm white band and have a speed rating of ‘S’ and are available now priced at £169.20 each or £648 for four or £802.80 for five.

More from or 01302 714 072 ENDS.

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Burton Power claims that this is the most efficient dry-sump system currently available. It is suitable for YB Cosworth (N/A & turbo) and SOHC Pinto engines from clubman level up to serious full race.

The kit includes a smooth cast aluminium sump pan with a sealing O-ring to the block face, mounting bosses for a crank sensor bracket, twin filtered scavenge pick-ups and an integral baffle assembly.

The sump also contains various external mounting points which makes it possible to use a custom-made cradle to mount the 4wd front differential whilst providing clearance for the driveshaft.

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News from the fine folk at British Motor Heritage concerning their MGB bodyshells.

BMW builds these in two batches every year and if you are in need of such a thing, orders for the first of 2021’s runs close on March 31.

As you probably know, BMH’s bodies are fabricated using the original tooling and even by some of the original MG workers and are first class. Prices start from £11,548.95 inc VAT with more information from or 01993 707 200 ENDS.


This new brake pipe bending former from Laser Tools (part number 8032) allows the operator to copy the profile and curve of an existing brake pipe while avoiding kinks in the new pipe. The unique design allows the existing pipe to be laid alongside the new pipe as it is formed, to ensure an exact match.

Designed to be mounted in a vice, the existing brake pipe section is laid on the matching lower curve profile channel, and the new pipe is then formed on the upper channel. Five double-channel curve diameters are provided: 25, 35, 50, 65 and 80mm. It More >


The royal-warranted car care experts at Autoglym are delighted to announce the arrival of a revolutionary advancement in car-cleaning technology. Rapid Ceramic Spray is the new and disarmingly straightforward way to lock in up to three months of hydrophobic paintwork protection on your vehicle.

Autoglym Rapid Ceramic Spray is designed to be used as the finishing element of a normal car-cleaning routine and is equally effective when applied to a wet or dry vehicle. It quickly bonds to painted or vinyl-wrapped surfaces to leave a highly durable, chemically resistant protective coating and a deep gloss finish.

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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 Castrol Classic branding was launched, they offered a wide range of workshop regalia More >


With over 260 deals inside, Sealey’s 28-page Bodyshop promotion offers a selection of tools and equipment which are ideal for technicians and enthusiasts alike. With discounts up to 55 per cent off the list price, it’s an ideal opportunity to stock up on some great products to help with your vehicle restoration and body repair work.  It launches on April 1 and is valid July 31, 2021.

Don’t miss the opportunity to enter Sealey’s latest competition on their website and be in with a chance of winning a PW616 Welding Helmet with Powered Respirator and a 100A Mig Welder. The competition More >


Official 750 Motor Club formulae merchandise is now available via their partners at LogoMeUp. A full range of branded items from beanies to polos and hoodies can now be purchased for the majority of 750 MC formulae – simply head to the respective series or championship page at and click ‘Merchandise’ in the sub-menu to order direct.


Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust (JDHT) has today unveiled a new E-type Evolution Exhibition at the British Motor Museum to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the launch of the Jaguar E-type. The exhibition tells the story of the evolution of the E-type from the racing C-and D-types of the 1950s, the E2A Prototype, its launch at Geneva on March 15, 1961, and finishes with a couple of very successful Racing V12 E-types from the 1970s.

Currently closed under COVID-19 restrictions the museum is planning to re-open on Monday, May 17 and the exhibition runs to the end of June. It starts with a More >


Rebel Performance Machines – stars of the March/April 2021 issue of TKC MAG – has been busy simplifying their kit packages and the first of their models to benefit from their new three stage packages is the tR1ke model.

Stage One is the chassis kit at £4495 and includes the tubular spaceframe chassis ready to accept Yamaha R1 (1998 to 2006 model years) components, ProTech fully adjustable dampers, front wishbones complete with poly-bushes, crush tubes and ball-joints, forged alloy front uprights complete with hubs with radial-type brake caliper mounts, rear alloy bulkhead, alloy centre console and alloy sheet for floor, cycle More >

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