IT’S A BIG WRENCH

Leading tool manufacturer, Facom, has announced a brand new range of air-driven impact wrenches.

Impact wrenches have a multitude of uses across a variety of sectors. Recognising that different industries have suitably different needs, Facom has produced an array of new air-driven impact wrenches, available with a choice of either aluminium, composite or titanium shell designs. Industries and applications covered include automotive and industrial; marine; building and construction; heavy goods vehicles and rail transport, to name but a few.

Grouped into four categories based on drive size: 3/8in, ½in, ¾in and 1in, the new impact wrenches are available in a number of More >

CLEAN POURING

This professional oil funnel from Laser Tools (part no: 5551) is designed to effectively seal onto the engine’s oil filler aperture thus avoiding spillage onto the cam cover, engine block or exhaust manifold and has a one litre capacity.

Also available is the Oil Filler Kit (part no: 5542), which includes four additional adaptors and a useful extension piece that allows access when the oil filler cap is under the scuttle.

Saves time and provides a clean, professional solution.

The one-litre funnel (5551) is available now at a retail price of £53.95 inc VAT and the Oil Filler Kit (5542) at £179.99 inc More >

THEY’RE TRACK READY – AND ALSO ROAD READY FOR THAT MATTER!

Wolfrace, one of the UK’s best known alloy wheel brands is pleased to announce the release of two new Wolfrace TrackReady alloy wheels developed with Tony Gilham Racing Team HARD BTCC and VW Racing Cup teams.

One of the new Wolfrace TrackReady wheels an association between the iconic wheel brand and BTCC team, Tony Gilham Racing

Following a long development process together with Tony Gilham Racing Limited, Wolfrace launch the new Wolfrace TrackReady Pro-Lite Eco 2 and Ultra-Lite Eco 2 alloy wheels.

“The knowledge and expertise that Tony and his staff have been able to bring to the Wolfrace TrackReady project has been More >

STRAIGHTEN THOSE BENDS OUT

KwixUk has found the answer to your coil straightening prayers, they have designed and patented the world first efficient hand-held tube straightening tool, which can easily and accurately straighten tube from a coil.

Matthew Murphy founder and inventor of Kwix UK has been in the plumbing and gas business for 19-years. When, one day, five years ago while trying to fit a heating system, he noticed that the pipe wasn’t fitting through holes properly because it was all twisted. He got an idea…

The revolutionary and affordable tool (RRP £21.50) will straighten all types of light wall coiled tubing such as copper, More >

WANT A LIFT?

Ideal for trackdays and racing purposes, B-G Racing’s Quick Lift Jacks have been designed with durability and ease of use in mind.

All feature a very low closed height that can locate beneath the differential and front and rear chassis members without fouling spoilers or aprons.

The Rally/Saloon version is ideal for full bodied cars used for rallying, touring cars series, classic car racing or just lowered street cars on a trackday. The jacks will lift the vehicle to a fixed height in one swift movement with minimal effort thanks to an extra-long operating handle that provides exceptional leverage and is shaped More >

WATER-COOLED TRUMPETS

For many years classic Porsche, air-cooled Beetle and American V8 owners have been using Weber downdraft IDA carburetors to improve the performance of their engines.

Now Jenvey has launched a throttle body designed to replace the IDA carburettor to facilitate a conversion to EFi. Most noticeable is the bore spacing of these throttle bodies. Most Weber carbs have a bore spacing of 90mm but the IDA/TA has a larger one of 120mm.

Jenvey’s TAP48i also has a bore spacing of 120mm making them suitable for classic Beetle and Bus four cylinder engines and 289 Cobras and 427 big block engines.

In fact they More >

HEATER? IT’S SUMMER. OH, SECOND THOUGHTS!

Mini Spares has just released this aluminium heater assembly that comes complete with heater matrix and electric fan.

It comes with two outlets for demisting the windscreen – thus complying with IVA regulations for kitcars that dictates that require a method of demisting the windscreen, and two variable vents for heating the rest of the car. Its lightweight nature makes it ideal for part-time track/race cars or simply for those who want to replace their existing heater with something more affordable and compact. The heater hose coolant outlets are ½in so are ideal for early Minis, although if you have a More >

EUROPEAN COVER

In many countries across Europe it is a legal requirement to carry certain items in your vehicle when driving. Not having them can result in on-the-spot fines.

In the UK there are no regulations making it compulsory to drive with certain equipment in your vehicle. This makes British drivers an easy target to ‘stop and check’ by European authorities. The result is that many British drivers have been fined when driving in Europe for not having the correct equipment.

To avoid receiving an on-the-spot fine when driving in Europe, Ring Automotive has launched their European travel kit, which contains essential items for More >

NOW, THESE ARE SOCKS WORTH HAVING!

Webcon is pleased to announce their Retriculated Foam Air Filter Socks for fitting over the air intake trumpets of Weber twin choke carburetors.

The socks provide efficient air filtration thanks to three layers of foam and need no oil, while maintain their high air flow much longer than OE type paper filters and even some other types of ‘performance’ filters on the market.

The foam socks take up minimal room in the engine bay and as well as protecting against the ingress of dirt and grit they will also protect the trumpets from minor knocks and scratches.

Order as part number AFA300 and More >

NO NEED TO STAND ON SENTRY

Now available from MOMO UK is the Sentry wheel that comes in Black or Hypersilver and is a new take on the classic five-spoke wheel.

The ‘Sentry’ is available in 18in at £132.50 each and 19in diameter at £175 each and many offsets are available making them suitable for a wide range of vehicles with five-stud  fittings.

The wheels are run-flat compatible and can be supplied in big ‘n’ little front and rear combinations, if required.

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