One for our North American readers, I think …

Beat the discomfort of excessive heat and noise inside your ride is with Design Engineering’s Advanced Thermal Acoustic Coating. ATAC is a sound and heat barrier coating you can spray, roll, or brush on.

It uses ceramic bead micro-sphere technology to successfully dampen noise and vibration while simultaneously reflecting away unwanted heat up to 375 degrees F.

The water-based coating is non-toxic, cleans up easily, and covers up to 75 square feet on vehicle floors, trunks, and firewalls – basically, anywhere you want to reduce heat and sound. ATAC Thermal Acoustic Coating dries quickly to a More >


STEVE HOLE tells the story of the brilliant ‘Commuter City Car’, the TiCi

The TiCi was created by Anthony Hill, Design RCA, a 34-year-old (in 1971) design consultant and lecturer based in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

Hill was a talented chap with a Royal College of Art pedigree. He’d previously designed a motorcycle and several domestic and industrial appliances and had also done consultancy work for the likes of Ford Motor Company and Hawker Siddeley. Clearly, a clever man.

There were also things as diverse as wheelchairs, locomotives and even a trimaran on his CV. He also had a desire to create his own ‘commuter city More >


Aeon has announced that they have taken on the production of Alan Coller Locost and Ma7da products, which include chassis, wishbones and other related paraphernalia (I’ve always wanted to use that word in a news item!).

Alan will continue to be on hand to consult and advise as the transition is made.

Best-known for their car restorations and kit building, the company also made the brilliant Aeon GT3, three-seater kit back in the day.

750MC – Ma7da Championship 750 Motor Club 750MC – Locost Championship

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No, it’s not a brand-new style of comb, although it is a sort of comb. Ever wondered how to straighten those unsightly bent fins on your radiator? Then wonder no more. Thanks to this new tool from Car Builder Solutions, you can easily straighten damaged fins.

You can also remove debris without damage and the tool is ideal for radiators, oil coolers and condensing radiators and it has spacings of 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, and 15 fins per inch. 

RADIATOR FIN STRAIGHTENER (part number #FINTOOL) costs just £4.20 and is available now from or at the other end of 01580 891 309 ENDS.

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The detailing originators at Dodo Juice have unleashed a fresh new, air-freshening fragrance for the Summer Season, to ensure that the cockpits, cabins and interiors of the nation’s motors have the sweet smell of fresh coconut to drive to.

So, if you like the smell of coconut water in the morning, enjoy a Bounty over lunch, or perhaps a Malibu or two once the bar’s open, then this is VERY much your jam…

Usage? Easy. Just spray it under your front seats or into the footwell carpet if it’s dark in colour. A couple of squirts will keep your car smelling great More >



Ring has introduced its most advanced jumpstarters to date with the ULTRABOOST range.

These latest additions to its compact Lithium JumpStarter range have an exciting new feature, the ULTRABOOST button, which when pressed delivers enough power to start completely flat batteries, as low as 0.7 of a volt. The jumpstarters in this offering also have a unique design created and engineered by the team at Ring, that sees the charging leads connect on the end, not out of the side like most others in the market, creating a seamless design. There are three jumpstarters in this range, all differing in power and More >


Free all sorts of stubborn parts with a Summit Racing™ Slide Hammer Puller Set.

Use it to pull flange-type axles, front wheel drive wheel hubs, pilot bearings, and oil seals. You can even pull dents out of sheetmetal panels with the included dent puller and adapter.

The Summit Racing Slide Hammer Puller Set includes internal and external jaws, a puller hook, a locking plier adapter, and a heavy-duty case.

Summit Racing™ Slide Hammer Puller Set ENDS


Laser Tools has just introduced a new CAT III multimeter designed to cater to the diverse needs of professionals and enthusiasts alike. This advanced instrument (part number 8801), combines precision, safety, and user-friendly features, making it an indispensable tool for measuring DC and AC voltages, DC current, resistance, diodes, and continuity.

Capable of handling voltages up to 600V, this multimeter is an ideal companion for testing wiring and circuitry both in workshops and at home. Boasting an easy-to-read digital display with a convenient backlight, the multi-meter ensures accurate readings even in low-light conditions. The data-hold function freezes readings for easy recording, More >


The button has a 26mm diameter and fits a 22mm hole and comes complete with screw terminals. It takes a 20-amp fuse and part number PBSWWH is a snip at just £6 plus shipping.

More from or at the other end of 01580 891 309 ENDS.


New from Laser Tools – a magnetic welding corner clamp designed for fixing ferrous components at a specific angle during welding (part number 8751). This clamp features an easily readable gauge with a range of 20 to 200 degrees. Once the desired angle is set, it can be securely locked in place using the included 4mm hex key.

The clamp’s magnetic properties extend to both the internal and external surfaces of the support, usefully allowing it to be used inside and outside workpieces. This is an easily adjustable welding support for creating angles between workpieces. The dimensions are 120 x 80 x 20mm, with an angle range More >

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