PROJECT FOR SALE

 

The DeHavilland Motor Company has announced that they are open to offers for their fast build, F48 project, to enable them to concentrate on their core GT model.

The F48 is a single-donor (MGF-based) kitcar and DeHavilland boss, Terry Groves is offering the purchaser six months technical back up to help with the handover and also for the new owner to build an F48 at DeHavilland’s premises.

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POSSIBLY A GREAT PRODUCT FOR KITCARS OWNERS

PERFECT FOR KITCAR OWNERS, THIS ONE

Halfords has announced a new weapon in the ongoing battle against high-tech car crime, the Fingerprint T-Bar Steering Lock, the world’s first steering lock to be activated by just a fingerprint. By placing a digit over the sensor, it unlocks in moments, meaning there will no longer be any keys to lose or locks to pick.

Pavan Sondhi, Halfords’ car crime expert said: “While the humble steering lock remains an extremely effective and visual deterrent to car thieves, we couldn’t help but give the thumbs up to upgrading this classic security device. By adding biometric technology to More >

NEW OWNER FOR SCHOLAR ENGINES

Well-known Lotus tuning specialist and officially appointed Lotus service centre, Hangar 111 of Waldringfield, Suffolk recently took over legendary engine company, Mendlesham-based, Scholar Engines from Alan Wardropper. His father founded the company way back in 1968, so they have quite a pedigree.

Hangar 111 has worked with Alan on various engines over the years and Scholar has a glittering list of Formula Ford drivers among its clientele who graduated to F1, such as David Coulthard, for one.

The company also produces engines for road and trackday use and plenty of kitcars are running around on engines built or tuned by the masters More >

SAFE STOPPERS WITH THIS KIT

Brake service. It means much more than just fitting a new set of pads. Best practice in the workshop means cleaning corroded discs and removing dirt and debris from the calipers and linkages. That’s why Laser Tools has introduced this new five-piece brake component cleaning and inspection kit (part number 7714).

The kit includes five useful brake component cleaning tools: a steel brush for cleaning brake dust from steel calipers and a brass bristled brush for aluminium calipers. These are stiff-bristled brushes that will rip into corrosion, dirt and built-up brake dust.

The caliper carrier file: this narrow 10mm-wide file quickly removes More >

GOOD IDEA FOR DAD’S DAY, MAYBE?

If you’re stuck for gift ideas this Father’s Day … let him choose for himself with a Machine Mart gift card!

Perfect for those with a craving for some tools and machinery.

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 65 superstores nationwide, over the phone by calling 0115 956 5555 or choose from over 21,000 products online at www.machinemart.co.uk ENDS.

MINI DRIVER? OOH MAYBE NOT MY BEST WORK …

Another new range from Sealey is their Mini Air Tools, and even better, they are currently on special offer in their Bodyshop 2020 Promotion.

There are many identical features when it comes to the SA1001 and SA1002, they both have a textured finish which is to ensure you can get a good grip. They are mini by design so that they are perfect for working in confined areas, which is ideal for working around engines where space is limited.

They feature a twist reverse action and trigger operated power control. They also feature a rear exhaust with baffle for reduced noise levels. More >

WET WAX FROM TENZI

Latest product from leading car care company, Tenzi is their Wet Wax product.

The Tenzi products are produced in Poland, where the company (motto ‘advantage through quality’) is one of the market-leaders.

Wet Wax is recommended for use when your car has just been washed but the surface is still wet. It gives a great level of protection and contains liquid quartz particles and after a few weeks since application the hydrophobic (water beading) properties are usually seen on products costing four times as much.

Application is simple and it flashes quickly. You won’t be chasing smears around your car’s surface, as it More >

BOX OF TRICKS

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Ford parts meisters Burton Power has announced that it can now offer Ford Type 9 Five Speed Gearboxes (also referred to as a ‘Type N’ gearbox in some workshop manuals) with a 2.98:1 ‘long’ first gear.

The complete gearboxes have been reconditioned to Ford OE Standards using the GBT9200 long first gear conversion kit.

This partial gear kit is designed to lower the ratio of first gear from a short 3.65:1 to a much more useable 2.98:1. The upgrade includes a brand new mainshaft first gear and a used layshaft cluster that has been modified to work with the new More >

TOP COVER

Weber’s 32/36DGV carburettor has been around for decades and many of the originals are still going strong. However, if your 32/36 is worn or has been damaged there is no need to buy a new carburettor.

Webcon has the largest range of genuine Spanish Weber carburetor top cover assemblies available and has announced a new replacement top cover to suit the ever popular Weber 32/36DGV.

The replacement top cover comes already assembled as part number 3171613200 and is supplied complete with: • Cover • Choke plates and shaft • Powervalve • Float • Needle valve … and even the Gasket

3171613200 is priced More >

HANDY MOMO

The craftsmanship of MOMO’s artisans has been taken to a new level with the introduction of the Trofeo Heritage Gear Knob.

The Trofeo is a triumph of extraordinary woodworking in which mahogany and beechwood have been combined, layered and expertly sanded along the whole body of the grip area. The result is a complex but harmonious game of contrasts between colours and materials. The crown jewel of this shift knob is the vintage tobacco leather top featuring the stamped ‘MOMO’ Heritage logo to ensure no one is left guessing about the pedigree of this unique product. The Trofeo has been ergonomically More >