You’ll want one …

Some website stores are dangerous to one’s wallet! One that I sometimes cannot leave without spending a few quid is that of Flat Out Studio, purveyors of simply fantastic circuit outline prints – produced in a really high-quality and cool way.

Think of a circuit and there’s a very, very good chance that they will have a print of it available on their website.

The prints are crafted by proper designers, with unusually, all corners labelled, which brings them alive due to that extra bit of detail, giving the prints real soul. Each one also includes full track name, More >


Most nitrous oxide kits come from America and their fittings usually aren’t compatible with our Gen II Nos bottles or BOC Nos bottles.

Now, thanks to Aeroflow, the problem has been solved. It has just released a pair of Nitrous Bottle Adaptors to fit the -04 AN and -06 AN-threads commonly found on US nitrous kits so that they will accept UK/European gas bottles.

The adaptors are produced from aluminium and are CNC-machined for a precision fit.

They retail from £23.99 each inc VAT. For more details contact 01268 764 411 or visit www.b-gdirect.com ENDS.


Accusump Oil Accumulators are a ‘must’ for serious trackday drivers and racers alike.

They’re designed to prevent oil starvation due to hard cornering and braking and therefore prevent catastrophic engine failure!  Below our article shows which size, activation and plumbing solution is best for your car.    


They stock three sizes; two-pint, four-pint and six-pint (actual sizes being 1 Quart, 2 Quart and 3 Quart in US measurements).

These accumulators are available with manual and electric activation and you can find out more here ACCUSUMP OIL ACCUMULATORS & ACCESSORIES or call 01249 782 101 ENDS.

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The traditional upholstery or sail eyelet is used on many applications, from a host of different kitcar models on their hoods and tonneau covers to utility vehicle tarpaulin covers, and especially on boat and yacht sails.

The two-piece eyelets are readily available but how do you fit them? Reach for this new specialist riveting tool (part number 77157) from Gunson.

This is a precision-machined punch and die tool, manufactured in Sheffield. It is a traditional riveting hand-tool, used with a hammer to complete the riveting action. Each piece of the eyelet is placed either side of the pre-cut hole in the material; More >


It’s generally accepted that kit and classic cars are going to leak oil, but the new stainless steel drip tray from Mini Spares will prevent oil drops from spoiling your garage floor or driveway.

A low profile allows the tray to fit under the lowest of cars and it’s generous 60 x 40cm proportions will catch most of the drips from the engine and gearbox.

The Mini Spares Stainless Steel Drip Tray can be ordered as part number TOOL32 and at just £13.72 inc VAT each it’s worth having a couple in your workshop to use as drip trays, parts washing trays More >


Boom Mat™, now offers an innovative way to control vibration between two metal parts.

Boom Mat Decoupling Washers are made from a polyurethane elastomer that works as a barrier between two metal bodies to help dissipate vibration, resonance and knocking.

The washers are ideal for any vehicle, especially classics and kitcars. The washers can be used to decouple fuel tanks, wings or any metal body components to reduce engine and road vibration noise. The decoupling washers are also designed to work over a wide range of frequencies and temperatures ranging from -20°F (approx. -29°C) to 200°F (approx. 93°C).

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New from Tiger Racing are these superb new Ford Zetec cam covers, which come with the alloy oil filler and gasket.

Priced at £369 inc VAT – Tiger Racing is offering totalkitcar readers a generous 10 per cent discount. Just mention ‘totalkitcar’ or ‘TKC Mag’ when ordering.

More information from www.tigerracing.com or 01945 466 200 ENDS.


Car Builder Solutions has just launched this neat product. Originally a Triumph part, this 745mm long rubber and steel moulded window trim is moulded over a plated steel strip.

It definitely has potential use for other applications and it features three 3mm holes at 330mm centres and weighs in at just 69gm.

The trim strips cost £9.60 each.

More information from www.carbuilder.com or 01580 891 309 ENDS.



Christmas is the season of office parties and celebrating with friends and family.

Responsible motorists would never dream of driving after a few drinks, but it’s surprisingly easy to have residual alcohol in your system the following morning.

Almost one in five drink drive convictions are the morning after the night before, and a third of all breath tests after an accident are conducted between 7am and 1pm.

You can now remove potentially fatal guesswork as to whether you’re safe to drive with the AlcoSense Lite 2 personal breathalyser.

Designed in the UK, it brings new levels of reliability and precision to the under £50 sector More >


Just in time for the Christmas season, Autoglym’s award-winning ‘Polar’ series of car care products have been released in an attractive, affordable – and handy – three x 500ml bottle gift pack.

Not only is that your Christmas list sorted, but this handy-sized pack is also much easier to fit in your boot or on your garage shelf, meaning that car-care perfection will always be within easy reach.

The Polar Blast, Polar Wash and Polar Seal formulas from Autoglym are all pressure washer specific applications that should be mixed at the required ratio and applied lovingly via a snow foam lance, making More >