The Clarke Jumpstart 5-in-1 is a heavy duty, portable power source, which makes it perfect for camping or caravanning.

Keep your essential electrical devices charged with two USB charging points, or mains outlet socket. It’ll let pump up your air bed quickly and easily with the built in air  compressor or you can use the LED work-light to illuminate work areas on dark nights.

The 5-in-1 also offers peace of mind while travelling with a powerful jumpstart facility to keep you on the move, while the air compressor is perfect for inflating tyres.

Available now from Machine Mart at £119.98 inc VAT .

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Burton Power is now stocking the GRP4 Fabrications alloy spare wheel holder kit.

This is a universal fitment, intended for carrying a spare wheel, which is larger than original and unable to fit into the existing spare wheel tray.

This particular version is finished in black and comes with a ratchet strap to secure the single spare wheel in place. The kit is ideal for use in a kitcar or modified vehicle and retails at £42.41 inc VAT (it wears the part number MP1071).

Also available: MP 1070 – as above but in a natural metal finish £37.50 inc. VAT or MP1072 – More >


As summer approaches, it’s getting dark later and many of us are rushing home from work to get some jobs done on our cars before the sun sets.

Here’s a cautionary tale about what can happen if you don’t wait for your exhaust to cool down before you start work. The guy in the picture actually had a DEi Safety Heat Sleeve on order but didn’t wait for it to arrive – or for his exhaust to cool down. Now he has a painful burn and a lasting scar to remind him.

A DEI Safety Sleeve would have prevented all this as More >


Wire-locking of nuts and bolts is the norm for safety-critical assembles on many vintage, classic, race and kitcars.

These safety wire Twisting Pliers from Frost Automotive Restoration make the job much easier, compared to regular pliers, which require manual twisting, taking take time and effort.

The Frost items require a simple ‘one pull’ action and automatically return thus twisting wire quickly into a strand that won’t unravel. The pliers feature a built-in wire cutter, too.

To remove the newly twisted wire, clasp the pliers firmly and slide-up the centre-locking mechanism. To make the job even more efficient frost also sell a handy nut More >


Exciting new MEV Concept Coupe makes its debut at Stoneleigh 2015 - along with no fewer than THREE more new models.

With the National Kit Car Motor Show 2015 – let’s just call it ‘Stoneleigh’ eh? – fast approaching, Mills Extreme Vehicles boss, Stuart Mills, has been on to tell me of his plans for his always heaving stand, at the show, which just happens to be near our own in Hall One.

As one of the most prolific and innovative specialist car designers it will be no surprise to discover he has something new up his sleeve, although he’s surpassed even More >


Vetech has just released their new screenwash, exclusively available from GSF Car Parts.

In common with all Vetech products, the screenwash offers trade-level high performance, but at a competitive price point. Vetech can hit the wide gap between poor quality ultra-cheap and premium branded formulations say GSF.

“We know some low cost screenwashes freeze at just -2ºC neat” said John Wright, general manager of GSF Garage Essentials. “So, any dilution means they offer practically no winter protection.”

By contrast, Vetech screenwash offers freeze protection down to -10ºC. So, it’s a genuinely effective de-icer used neat. Otherwise, it can comfortably be diluted to go More >


Almost 80 years since the Jensen name first appeared on a car, the famous marque returns with the opportunity to order the first officially sanctioned model in 13 years.

Marking the rebirth of the brand, the formation of the Jensen Group is the start of the next chapter in the Jensen story, following the collapse of the car manufacturer in 2002.

Spearheaded by industry stalwart Tim Hearley, the return allows enthusiasts to purchase an officially sanctioned car, the Jensen GT. As the man responsible for the return of Jensen, and the force behind defending the Jensen trademark for almost four years, Tim More >


Dickies has added a new range of safety glasses to their line-up for 2015, all with CE marking approval.

The lightweight safety glasses have an economical wrap-around single lens, which provides full panoramic view, an integrated nose-piece and soft, non-slip rubber temple tips. The lenses are coated for superior scratch resistance and provide 99.9 per cent protection against harmful UV rays.

Dickies ‘cover specs’ have straight temples and an integrated nose-piece, which is ideal for general indoor applications that require impact protection from excessive glare, provide 99 per cent protection from harmful UV-A and UV-B rays and 100 per cent scratch-resistant polycarbonate More >


The 2015-16 edition of the Sealey Tool CatalogueTM is imminent. It includes over 8000 products within its 1012 pages. With over 900 new items and 80 more pages than the previous edition there’s sure to be something to interest all enthusiasts.

Sealey strive to bring their customers the very best choice, quality and price in the tool and equipment market and they believe in providing the highest level of customer service, ensuring even the oldest and most loyal tools can continue to work alongside new and innovative models.

Available from Sealey stockists nationwide or you can request your copy from the Sealey More >


UK-based tuning operation, Tarmac Sportz, has released details of a new product that is bound to be a desirable interior upgrade for many kitcar owners;  in the shape of the BLOX Racing Type-R Shift Knobs in a limited edition Neo Chrome finish.

Each gearknob is CNC-machined from high grade stainless steel billet, before being custom weighted to a palm filling, smooth shifting 450 grams. The teardrop shape has been proven to be highly ergonomic and makes for rapid and comfortable shifts.

It’s not just easy on the palm however; the Neo Chrome finish is also very easy on the eye, changing colour More >

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