COOL REPLICA FOR SALE

CHEVROLET CORVETTE C4/FERRARI TESTAROSSA SPYDER REPLICA

This vehicle was made in California, USA from a base car of a 1991 Corvette Convertible C4 5.7 V8 Tpi automatic. ‘A proper car’ the current owner says adding ‘THIS IS ONE OF A KIND and has the best fibreglass panel and bodywork I’ve ever seen’. He has owned the car for 26 years.

Spec is high and includes Sabelt racing harnesses, Compomotive split rim wheels, custom mats, Nardi steering wheel, genuine badges, Sony ten-disc stereo and Bose subwoofer, 11mm high tension leads, talking alarm, aluminium grilles, quick shift kit in the gearbox, etc.

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CATERHAM CHANGES TO THE BARC

Caterham Motorsport is about to see its biggest shake-up in over three decades.

Caterham Cars has announced that they will be joining the British Automobile Racing Club (BARC), one of the UK’s biggest motorsport organisations, as their new official club for motorsport events (for the 2023 season and beyond).

Since the 1990s, their motorsport championships have operated as part of the British Racing & Sports Car Club (BRSCC). Over the years, the five championships have grown exponentially thanks to Caterham’s innovative formula, allowing drivers of all budgets and experience to participate on an equal footing. Now, they hope to take those championships More >

THREE BIRDS; ONE STONE

New from Laser Tools is this 3-in-1 riveter, rivnut and reaming/nibbler tool (part number 8355). This robust, multifunction tool combines a rivet gun, capable of installing both hand (pop) rivets and rivnuts/nut-rivets, with a reaming/nibbler tool suitable for use on mild steel, stainless steel, galvanised steel and aluminium.

The tool features soft grip handles allowing for easy one-handed operation along with a 360° swivel head for ease of access. Supplied with four colour-coded rivet heads suitable for fitting 2.4, 3.2, 4 and 4.8mm hand (pop) rivets. Rivnut mandrel sizes include M3, M4, M5 and M6.

For the nibbler, two different reaming/nibbler broaches More >

MAGIC GOODRIDGE EMPORIUM

Merlin Motorsport has all the proper machinery and equipment at their HQ at Castle Combe circuit to make up bespoke brake and oil lines quickly and easily.

They also have a vast range of Goodridge unions and the right hoses, so if you’ve got a project they can help with give them a call on 01249 782 101 or even visit www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk ENDS.

KEEP HOSES LEAK-FREE

The special offer was available until July 31, 2022 – best check for price after this date

Cracks or damage to your engine radiator and heater hoses can cause coolant leakages, engine overheating and engine damage, so it’s important that any faults are fixed quickly if you need to continue your journey. On modern vehicles, damaged moulded rubber hoses are a real problem and if an exact replacement part is not immediately available, then the vehicle is going nowhere.

New from Connect Workshop Consumables is this professional hose repair kit (part number 33200), that features a comprehensive selection of straight hoses, right-angled hoses, More >

BRIGHT LIGHTS; BIG CITY

Ring Automotive has launched a rechargeable underbonnet inspection lamp, providing 1200 lumen brightness for up to 4½ hours of continuous use.

The RUBL200 Underbonnet Inspection Lamp provides technicians with a versatile lighting solution for working within engine bays.

Its extendable 1.8-metre length and grab hooks make it ideal for attaching to the underside of a vehicle bonnet, or the sides of a roof for interior work such as valeting or electric work.

Ring’s new underbonnet lamp features a 360-degree rotation of light to get light exactly where it is needed. At full extension, the light source can be positioned to illuminate the working More >

YOU DON’T NEED A NEW ONE – JUST RENEW IT!

Renew Paint Restorer is an advanced restoration compound specifically engineered for application by hand.

Developed for the removal of oxidation and other paintwork defects, unlike traditional machine polishing products, Renew Paint Restorer contains diminishing abrasives that can be broken down and worked through easily to leave a glossy, refined finish, restoring clarity and shine to faded or damaged paint and clearcoat layers.

Renew Paint Restorer is priced at £25 (500ml) and is suitable for use on all gloss paint types.

More information from www.autofinesse.com or one of their appointed stockists including www.slimsdetailing.co.uk ENDS.

CLAMPED

One primarily for our friends in North America but equally has transatlantic appeal!

Keep your hose and tubing nice and secure with Granatelli Motor Sports aluminium clamps. They seal more efficiently than worm gear clamps and look a heck of a lot better.

These compression-style hose clamps provide five times the clamping force of a traditional worm gear clamp and apply that force evenly around the circumference of the hose without deforming. A hex bolt secures the clamp to the hose with little chance of popping off. These features make the clamps a great choice for silicone tubes and couplers used for More >

PHILIP COLES’ NOVA STORY

Totalkitcar.com reader, Philip Coles brings us a lovely little build story dating back to the early eighties about the Nova that he built in the early eighties Here, he tells the sorry of his build and shares some beautiful 40-year-old photos with us. Over to you, Philip.

The Nova, designed by Richard Oakes, possessed a unique styling for its time and I think the body shape still grabs attention today.

I started building my Nova in the early eighties and at the time I was a post-graduate student, so for me, it was always a very relaxing way to spend my downtime. The More >

MORE UPGRADES FOR MGB FROM RPS LTD

My good friends at RPS Ltd, Garry and Julie Hutton are always busy supplying orders and somehow managing to find the time to develop new parts of an MG-related flavour.

Their latest arrival are some GRP quarter bumpers for the MGB. These were designed to go with their front valance but will also suit other MGB valances. The price is £75 per pair plus P&P.

They come in a grey gelcoat for a sprayed finish. More information from www.rps-ltd.info or 07900 431 244 ENDS.