Nuts & bolts

  • New oil wrench set

    17 Oct 2013

    Facom has launched new adjustable oil filter wrenches that retain the removed filter to prevent spillage. Offered with a  lifetime warranty, it is £159 plus VAT for a set of two, covering sizes 60mm to 100mm.

  • Gulf Classic Oil

    15 Oct 2013

    Grand Prix Originals is branching out from clothing to stock Gulf classic 20W-50 mineral oil, properly presented in a metal can. Five litres costs €35; click here for more.

  • Oil absorbers

    09 Oct 2013

    These new absorbing pads from Laser Tools can each soak up 600 millilitres of oil. They cost £8.54 plus VAT for a pack of 10 50cm x 40cm pads and will even take in oil from water without absorbing the water itself. Perfect for putting under a leaky classic.

  • 6V cooling fans

    19 Sep 2013

    Maradyne High Performance Fans has introduced a range of 6V cooling fans available in 12, 14 and 16in diameters. They start at $79.95, click here for more info.

  • Lamp repair kit

    13 Sep 2013

    Meguiar's has introduced a three-step DIY Headlight Lens Correction Kit to repair and revive scratched or foggy headlamps. Click here for more.

  • Jaguar lap belts

    16 Aug 2013

    SNG Barratt’s new period style lap belt features a chrome lift buckle and leaping cat motif and is suitable for both front and rear seats. Customers can choose from three colours – grey, black and red, with prices starting


  • Leather cleaner

    16 Aug 2013

    Priced from £10.99, the Dodo Juice Supernatural range now features a leather cleaner that contains a blend of soaps and mild solvents to remove a wide range of dirt and contaminants (including blue dye from jeans). The sealant is then applied to repel dirt.

  • New paint system

    16 Aug 2013

    Holts’ all-new car paint system, Paint Match Pro, is ideal for motorists who modify or repair their cars at home. It has a palette of 247 colours that aim to match the majority of those used on cars over the past 70 years. Prices start at   £5.99 per can.

  • Barry Lee book

    16 Aug 2013

    The Other Side of Winning offers an insight into the life and achievements of Barry Lee, with contributions from legends such as Derek Bell, Steve Parrish, Rod Chapman and Murray Walker, plus more than 100 pictures. The book is priced at £24.95.

  • Exhibition opens

    26 Jul 2013

    On 15 July, the directors of Chris Beetle Fine Photographs hosted a special pop-up summer party at Desmond Smail's Aston Sales of Kensington to celebrate the opening of Jesse Alexander: The Golden Age of Motor Sport surrounded by some of the world's finest Aston Martins.