Back in stock at trim-meisters, Woolies, is their popular diamond-shaped pyramid rubber matting (part 104).

An original diamond pattern pyramid matting where the pyramids are diagonal across the roll (not square), which makes it ideal for types of vehicle projects. Just one of the hundreds of great products from the Market Deeping-based company.

More information from or 01778 347 347 ENDS.


This year’s Laser Tools catalogue has more specialist tools, more motorcycle tools, heavy duty tools for commercial vehicles and even more engine timing tools. With over 650 new lines introduced since last year’s edition.

Laser Tools is constantly adding to their range and aim to bring new tools to the market first, ready for the next wave of engines that will require cam belt or timing chain replacement.

Modern cars often need specialist tools (tell me about it – ed) for even standard service procedures; it is often impossible to complete a job without access to these specific tools. The Laser range More >


Mahle Motorsports engine components can be found in most every top race series in North America. Using what it learned developing parts for professional race teams, Mahle created PowerPak Piston and Ring Kits suited for a wide variety of performance engine applications.

Mahle PowerPak Piston and Ring Kits include forged pistons made from 4032 aluminium alloy to allow for tighter cylinder to wall clearances and improved temperature stability. The piston skirts get Mahle’s GRAFAL® coating to reduce drag, piston noise, scuffing, friction, and cylinder bore wear.

The kits also come with piston rings, pins, and locks. A dry lubricant phosphate coating in More >


Dromida’s spectacular Ominus just got the FPV treatment! Using a WiFi enabled digital camera that connects to your smartphone, you can view your flights from the ‘hot seat’ so to speak.

With a free downloadable app for iOS and Android systems, set up is a breeze. Featuring all the tough design that Dromida is renowned for – four flight modes, the ability to take both stills and video footage, the only decision to make is which colour option to go for Blue (DIDE02BB), Green (DIDE02GG), Red (DIDE02RR) and Yellow (DIDE02YY).

The Ominus has a recommended retail price of £134.

The Ominus FPV Quad More >


Tiger HS6

I was talking to Tiger MD, Jim Dudley, recently following the launch of their lovely new all-colour 66-page brochure that is so much more than just a listing of their products, containing a detailed description of each one, along with Tiger Racing history and much more besides. For the record, the Tiger 2015 range is made up of the following models:

Avon – Budget Lotus Seven kit

Avon Widebody

R6 – Successor to the Tiger Super Six

RS6 – Alloy-bodied

ZR6 – Supercharged version of RS6

Aviator – Simon Keys design

GTA – Standalone full-bodied car or retro-fit to Avon

HS6 – Lotus VI replica

ERA 30 Audi

ERA More >


Busy times as usual at Great British Sports Cars with a new range of DCOE-based throttle bodies joining their growing ATR range of upgrade parts, while they have also re-aligned the Zero range, with the standard version available in Ford or Mazda MX-5-based forms and standard and GT (wide body) guises.

There are now three engine choices – Zero Zetec (150- or 175bhp), Zero Duratec 2-litre (160- or 190bhp) and Zero Duratec 2.5 (230bhp) the latter endowing the Zero with a 0-60mph time of around 3.5-seconds.

They now have a variety of options including nine gelcoat colours, paint, strips and bespoke items.

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One of the our – and the industry’s favourite – parts suppliers is Car Builder Solutions and the Staplehurst-based company, run y Matt and Neil Foreman, has just announced the 29th edition of their parts catalogue that this year runs to a stonking 548-pages.

It contains pretty much everything you need to help build your car, enhance your car or maintain your car, packed with essentials and niceties. You can order online, via phone or if you fancy a nice ride out visit them in leafy Staplehurst (Lindridge Lane) where you can get all touchy-feely – opening hours Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and More >


Fans and owners of Mini Marcos, Mini Jem, Kingfisher Sprint, Excelsior, Cortez, Midas anything and what the organisers describe as ‘anything interesting’ are cordially invited to the Euregio Meeting in Leusden in The Netherlands on August.

Visit Facebook and search for ‘Marcos Euregio Meeting 2015’ to find out more ENDS.


Merlin Motorsport has a variety of Cartek products available now including –

CARTEK GT SOLID STATE BATTERY ISOLATOR UNIT – a very small, yet highly reliable alternative to the traditional mechanical master switch. The Cartek Solid State Isolator has been designed to overcome all of the problems and restrictions, which can sometimes be associated with mechanical battery isolator switches – £226.80 inc VAT.

CARTEK GT SOLID STATE BATTERY ISOLATOR KIT – this Cartek GT Battery Isolator kit includes the isolator switch, a waterproof internal button, waterproof external button and safety stickers. The external buttons are available in red or blue – £257.94 inc VAT.



Retro Cars Live is a brand new event for 2015 celebrating the UK’s most iconic classic modified cars and kitcars.

You’ll be able to experience non-stop high-speed track action, with thousands of cars on display and plenty of live features and entertainment to keep you busy all day.

The show brings together the finest club cars from all marques; from Ford, Vauxhall, VW, BMW, Mercedes and more. Expect to see thousands of cars filling every available inch of the paddock, everything from immaculate restored motors to tuned performance classics.

The track will be at the heart of Retro Cars Live with non-stop action More >

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