LED FUSE BOX? THAT’S A SHOCK!

Neat new product from new kids on the electrical accessories block, Connectomotive, will be of real interest to totalkitcar readers, I reckon.

If you’ve ever tried to find a blown fuse in the dark recesses of a fuse box you know how frustrating it can be. Well, not any longer!

Connectomotive’s new range of fuse boxes come with a transparent cover, a 5mm positive power feed to all fuses with each one having a 6.3mm male blade terminal and a red LED indicator light that glows when the fuse has blown. How cool is that?

The LED fuse boxes are available in 4, More >

QUACK, QUACK. I SAID ‘DUCT’ NOT ‘DUCK’!

Some of the best ideas are also the simplest. Most modern radiators have an air duct to improve cooling, so why not you oil cooler too?

These high quality oil cooler air ducts, from Burton Power, have been specifically designed to direct air in locations where air flow is normally restricted. They mount quickly and easily to 16-row Mocal oil coolers. They come with laser cut aluminium mounting brackets and fittings and are manufactured from HDPE. The single inlet has a stepped 76/89mm diameter to accommodate 2 sizes of ducting. The total depth from cooler face is 160mm. The Oil Cooler More >

RING, RING? – ONE OF ABBA’S BETTER TRACKS

The British weather can be notoriously unpredictable; and with winter approaching driving conditions can deteriorate quickly and become a test for all drivers.

Different weather conditions, whether it is gently falling snow, lashing rain, strong winds, heavy fog or icy roads, pose different hazards. Drivers should be prepared for any eventuality.

Breaking down in these conditions only adds to the stress. To ensure motorists are prepared this winter, Ring Automotive has launched their Emergency Travel Kit, which contains essential items to assist you in most emergency situations, and to give you peace of mind when travelling on the roads.

Kit contents:

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RAIN? IT SLIDES OFF

As the days shorten and with rain increasingly on the weather agenda, the timely launch of a new, breakthrough glasscare product from major car care brand Armor All focuses on improving drivers’ vision and increasing road safety.

Shield for Glass, specially formulated to repel water from the windscreen, is targeted at reducing the 22,000 annual reported accidents that occurred on Britain’s roads in raining conditions, according to a recent survey.

Simply and quickly applied by cloth to the exterior of a clean, dry windscreen and lightly buffed, Shield for Glass forms a durable, non-stick, smear-free, protective barrier in even the heaviest deluge More >

HAVE A ‘WHEELY’ GOOD TIME

The new Momo MOD.80 Evo steering wheel has been specifically designed for GT and Touring motorsport requirements although its use is by no means limited to those disciplines. The wheel comes with built-in thumb buttons, which could be wired to the horn for road use.

The MOD.80 Evo is produced from high quality anticorodal aluminium to achieve maximum lightness, with a suede or leather covering that is glued, instead of stitched, for a seamless finish and superior grip.

Two versions are available – 350mm Black Suede or 350mm Black Leather with both priced at £217.50 inc VAT.

An appropriate MOMO mounting boss will More >

NAH, I’M NOT DOING THE ‘IT’S A WRENCH’ LINE AGAIN!

Mac Tools has launched its brand new 18-volt ½in drive cordless impact wrench.

Cordless power tools offer many advantages over electric and air-driven versions and Mac Tools’ new BWP050 is no exception. This powerful 18-volt ½in drive impact wrench allows automotive and industrial professionals to carry out a host of operations without being tied to an electrical outlet or air-line. As well as allowing users to work in distant or otherwise inaccessible areas, this freedom of movement means savings in time and equipment costs by avoiding the need for extension leads, compressors and hoses.

Utilising sister company DEWALT’s advanced XR lithium-ion battery More >

SERVED ON A TRAY

If you are building a kitcar or simply looking to relocate your battery for better weight distribution, this new alloy battery tray from Burton Power could prove very useful. The tray will take a typical Transit-sized battery, so it will help if you are upgrading from a smaller sized item. The tray offers a positive and firm fixing with easy access and quick battery removal when required.

The Burton Alloy Battery Tray can be ordered as part number MP1097 and retails at £59.95 inc VAT, with a discount available if ordered online from www.burtonpower.com.

You can also call them on 0208 554 More >

YOU WON’T BLOW A GASKET WITH WEBCON’S NEW KIT

Just in time for the start of the ‘rebuild season’, Webcon has announced the release of a new gasket kit for a pair of 38, 40 or 45 Weber DCOE carburetors.

The kit is available as part number 9200150502 and retails at £39.30 inc VAT.

Other overhaul parts such as needle valves, internal return springs and mixture screws are also available. Available directly from Webcon and their appointed dealers around the world with further details at the other end of 01932 787 100 or you can always visit www.webcon.co.uk ENDS.

LIFETIME GUARANTEE

A few years ago Viper Performance became the first silicone hose manufacturer to give a three year warranty on all their silicone hoses.

They are so confident of their hoses’ quality that they are now offering the original purchaser a limited lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects and splitting or bursting.

Sounds like a very cool offer. More details from 01952 670 702 or www.viperperformance.co.uk ENDS.

THREE STRIKES…

The MOMO Strike 2 wheel combines five bold diamond cut centre spokes with high gloss silver, or black channelled centres, drawing the eye to the ‘MOMO Italy’ centre cap, confirming the wheel’s pedigree.

The minimal lip around the edge gives the wheel a feeling of lightness while reducing the chance of ‘curbing’ damage. Naturally the detail and quality are as you would expected from MOMO Italy.

Available in 16in, 17in and 18in sizes with prices ranging from £114 inc VAT to £153 inc VAT each. Available in five-stud stud fitments only.

More details from 01268 764 411 or via www.b-gdirect.com ENDS.

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