Nuts & bolts

  • BMW dampers from Bilstein

    26 Jun 2012

    Fitting the E30 3 Series, the B8 damper offers “improved handling, reduced squat and less dive, while maintaining everyday ride comfort”. They cost £124 each at the front and £95 each at the rear. Find out more here.


  • Robey offers new parts

    26 Jun 2012

    Martin Robey Engineering has acquired a new robot to make spot-welded items, quicker to manufacture. New parts available include the rear axle cage, motif bar and radius arm for an E-type.

  • Hot Rims wheel cleaner

    15 Jun 2012

    Meguiar’s new tyre cleaner combines tyre and wheel care “shifting filth with ease and leaving only a brilliant shine”. A 710ml bottle retails at £8.99; find out more here.

  • Scholl Concepts premium wax

    24 May 2012

    To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Scholl Concepts has
    released two new handmade waxes, called The Rock (£87.65 and pictured) and The Vintage
    (£113.75). Both come in 200ml packs and use pure Carnauba blends. For more info
    visit the website.

  • New MAHLE pistons

    24 May 2012

    The pistons fit any standard-sized Jaguar pre-HE V12 engine and can be purchased via Jaguar specialist SNG Barratt at £508.80 for a set of 12.

  • Gunson Battery Monitor

    18 May 2012

    Gunson’s new smart battery monitor sounds an intermittent audible warning if your battery’s voltage drops below 12.2 volts. The unit is small and easily positioned on the topside of your vehicle, says the company. It will be stocked by lasertools.

  • New Dremel tool launched

    18 May 2012

    The new Dremel 3000 multi-tool suffers from less vibration, for better control, is quieter and has a better grip, says the company. Its new EZ Twist Nose Cap comes complete with integrated wrench. Visit the company’s website for more info.

  • 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, 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