FOLLOW THE REGULATIONS

Webcon is pleased to announce that they now have an adjustable 1.5-5 psi fuel regulator, which is suitable for all Weber applications.

This OEM style regulator comes with 8mm BARB fittings for easy installation and can be ordered as part number WFR600 with an RRP of £57.54 inc VAT.

Further details from 01932 787 100 or via www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

MINI SPARES DISTRIBUTORS

Mini Spares can now supply a modern reproduction of the original body 23D Cooper S distributor, but with more advance for economy and acceleration. This has been tried and tested on Mini guru, Peter Baldwin’s rolling road and a performance curve chart is available on the Mini Spares website. The distributor comes with quick fit points and a heavy duty rotor arm.

As an option the original base plate for 32-ounce springs is available as 7H6949.

The distributor can also be used on other A-Series engined classics and kitcars and has an RRP of £44.10 inc VAT.

More details from 01707 607 700 More >

OIL AND ALCOHOL

The first three Top Alcohol Funny Car drivers in the 2013 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series all drove cars powered by engines that relied on Lucas Oil.

Frank Manzo amassed 755 points to become World Champion and used a Lucas Oil 20w50 Racing Only specification with a 50-wt mix. Both of the cars driven by runner-up John Lombardo and third placed Shane Westfield ran on Lucas Oil’s 60-wt specification. Lucas Oil 60-wt Racing Only is conventional oil, but its high zinc content makes it ideal for supercharged engines running at high revs. Typically, the Top Alcohol Funny Cars run at More >

SPICY MEXICAN TWO-SEATER

In a fitting end to a successful launch year, the new VŪHL 05 trackday supercar has been honoured with an international Design, Technology and Engineering award.

Established in 1992, and now regarded as a benchmark throughout the Americas and beyond, Mexico’s annual Quorum Awards recognise the very best examples of cutting-edge design and innovation. The VŪHL 05 triumphed in this year’s industry category and created history by being the first winning product to be actively involved in the Award ceremony.

The presentation took place recently at Mexico City’s stunning Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts), where the Award was proudly More >

SHINY, SHINY

Lucas Oils’ new Metal Polish is designed to produce maximum lustre from minimum effort, and is now even easier to use. Just apply, let it dry, then buff to a brilliant sparkle.

Aluminium and stainless steel exhausts, chrome wheel finishes, stainless steel bumpers or indeed any bare metal surface (including precious metals) are cleaned polished and protected by a single application of Metal Polish.

It is a particular favourite among custom-build specialists, kitcar owners, classic car and vehicle styling enthusiasts.  It is the solution of choice in vehicle showrooms wherever chrome, stainless steel or aluminium is a feature of the vehicle design More >

NEW SOCKS FOR YOUR TRUMPET!

Performance filtration specialist, Pipercross, has the perfect solution for anybody wishing to run carbs or throttle bodies on their race, road or off-road car, but needs to keep things neat and compact; the Universal Trumpet Sock, aka velocity stack sock!

Sold in pairs, this versatile little filter fits over the vast majority of velocity stacks and inlet pipes, simply dropping over the top and gripping thanks to the inherent tension in the foam. In instances where more security of fitment is needed, a simple cable tie around the base secures the sock firmly, ready to take on the worst the track More >

WHAT’S YOUR POISON?

Wolfrace has launched the first of several new wheels for 2014 – the new Wolfrace GB Poison, in three distinctive colours. Poison is an eye catching twin-five-spoke wheel designed to enhance the looks of a wide range of four and five stud vehicles through simple but sporty looks and is available in a choice of colours including black with polished face, polar silver or racing black.

Both the polar silver and racing black versions come with a generous five year warranty when your purchase is registered on the Wolfrace website. In a rare move in the alloy wheel aftermarket, the polished More >

PRESSURE CHECKING THE EASY WAY

Having the correct tyre pressures can help save fuel, produces less emissions and is generally safer. This is why many mainstream manufacturers are now fitting Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS). A by-product of which is that the professional tyre technician needs the correct tools to maintain, service and repair these systems.

New to the Laser Tools range is this comprehensive TPMS set (part number 5724) that contains the tools required to correctly mount the TPMS sensor to the wheel rim.

Two ¼in drive torque wrenches are included (0.4-2Nm and 2-10Nm) to tighten the sensor valve nuts to the manufacturer’s recommended torque, and More >

TAKE IT EASY

Productivity can always be improved with the use of power tools. Two brand new and shining examples are Facom’s 3/8in and ½in titanium air ratchets. Ideal in automotive, industrial and engineering settings, these air ratchet wrenches make installing and removing nuts and bolts quick and easy.

With their light weight, compact design and trigger-operated power control, the 3/8in VR.JZ300F2 and ½in VR.SZ300F2 titanium air ratchets are ideal for use in confined spaces. The titanium head offers outstanding longevity and features a dust-proof mechanism to protect the moving parts while a socket ring retainer secures sockets in place while allowing easy removal More >

BRAKE ADAPTORS

Off the back of the overwhelming success of its recently launched metric stainless steel bleed nipples, Hosetechnik, the performance braking division of Forge Motorsport, has released a whole raft of other new products to help owners of classic and retro cars. The firm also now offers durable silicone rubber covers to protect the new nipples from corrosion and salt, too.

The new fitments mean that now, all 3/8 UNF, M10.1 and M8x1.25 calipers can be catered for. Hosetechnik has engineered each of the products from aerospace grade material, after an overwhelming number of requests from its dealers and end-users to create More >