Nuts & bolts
Garage spring clean
18 May 2012
Organisers of the Classic Car Show at Woburn Park (20 May) have set aside an area for private sellers to sell their garage cast-offs, £10 gets you a pitch and entry for two people. For more information visit the website.
TVR parts secured
18 May 2012
Classic World Racing and David Gerald Sports Cars have acquired the assets of TVR Carparts.com, which specialised in parts – many of which are genuine – for the Tasmin, Wedge and S series. Find out more here.
Diecast models go cheap
10 May 2012
Grand Prix Legends will host Damages Day this Saturday (12 May) with 50% off diecast models in shop-soiled boxes and a massive 75% off damaged models. Doors open from 9-12pm, but we’d advise getting there early. Find out more here.
Gear service for classics
08 May 2012
Charles Leek & Sons – who re-engineered the gears of the only surviving Mors cars built for the 1908 French GP – expand its services for vintage, veteran and classic cars. Founded more than 100 years ago, the business provides services such as renovation and cutting of new gears, and re-engineering projects. Find out more
STP additives target economy
03 May 2012
STP’s latest fuel additives have been geared towards fuel economy, with the company claiming they’ll also boost efficiency and reduce emissions by dissolving the carbon deposits left from combustion. Packed in 200ml bottles, petrol and diesel injector cleaner is £5.49 while treatment for both is £3.99. Find out more here.
02 May 2012
Hosetechnik brake hoses improve braking efficiency over original rubber hoses that can stretch and bellow over time, says the company. Its latest offerings can be fitted to the MGA, MGB, TF, BGT and CGT, and come with a lifetime guarantee. Prices start at £45 for a three-line set, you can find out more here.
Millers Oils scoops Queen’s Award
30 Apr 2012
Millers Oils has been given the Queen’s Award for International Trade meaning that it can now display the accolade’s emblem for the next five years. The company received the recognition thanks to exceptional international growth since 2009. Find out more here.
Put a spanner in it
18 Apr 2012
Machine Mart is now offering the Clarke HD Plus range of tool chests and cabinets, which along with the usual heavy-duty steel construction and ball-bearing roller drawers, adds 5in wheels, a larger side handle and bigger drawer pulls. Find out more here.
Chris Barrie presents...
17 Apr 2012
Classic fan and Red Dwarf star, Chris Barrie will present his show The First 100 Machines at the Old Warden Rally on 20 May. Barrie will talk about seven years of filming documentaries covering everything from the Pacific steam locomotive, to the Vulcan Jet and Bugatti Veyron. Find out more here.
New pump from Laser
17 Apr 2012
Available in 1-litre and 500ml versions, Laser’s new vacuum pump is perfect for removing and replacing measured amounts of fluid from cooling systems, gearboxes and differentials. The 500ml version costs £22 rising to £32.96 in 1-litre capacity. Find out more here.