Nuts & bolts

  • Hog hair wheel brushes

    11 Feb 2013

    Billed as the ‘ultimate brush for cherished wheels’, Auto Finesse’s hog hair examples feature longer bristles and a ‘balanced handle’ to help reach tricky spots on deep-spoke and wire wheels. They cost £25 a pair.  

  • XJ6 fuel tanks

    11 Feb 2013

    Made to OE specifications, SNG Barratt’s Jaguar XJ6 fuel tanks are corrosion resistant, come with a three-year guarantee and are available in right (#CAC55221) and left (#CAC55231) hand versions. One tank costs £178, while a pair retails for £312.

  • Corvette book

    16 Jan 2013

    Corvette Racing – The Complete Competition History from Sebring to Le Mans by David Kimble charts the competitive history of the American sports car. It covers endurance events, hill climbs, Trans-Am, drag racing and GT Racing. It includes rare images, plus Kimble’s own cutaway artwork, and costs £40.

  • E-type brake servo

    16 Jan 2013

    A genuine Lockheed brake servo has been released for the E-type 4.2. The SNG Barratt part can be purchased from the firm’s website and is priced at £275.

  • Bilstein Capri Dampers

    16 Jan 2013

    Bilstein’s B6 dampers improve the ride and handling of Ford’s Capri, while also taming the sensitive rear end of the 3.0 version, the company claims. Prices start at £139.13 plus VAT.

  • All-purpose cleaner

    07 Jan 2013

    Dodo Juice’s ‘Total Wipe Out’ is suitable for removing stains from carpets, cleaning wheel arches and degreasing engine bays. Priced from £19.95-32.95, it comes as diluted 500ml packs and in 500ml or 1litre bottles of concentrate.

  • Classic tyre sale

    07 Jan 2013

    Longstone Tyres is offering up to 10% off classic and vintage rubber from brands such as Michelin, Pirelli, Dunlop, Avon and Firestone, along with budget brands and its own range of tyres. To find out more call 01302 711123, email or visit the firm’s website.

  • Fuse tester

    07 Jan 2013

    Priced at £10.42, Gunson’s fuse tester works on mini, standard and maxi sized fuses. If the fuse is ‘good’ the LED illuminates. If it’s ‘bad’ the reverse of the tester can be used to unclip and remove it. Visit the company’s website to find out more.


  • Classic car clutches

    07 Jan 2013

    Virkler & Bartlett clutches are available with single, twin or triple friction discs and in diameters of 4.5in, 5.5in and 7.25in. Much of the components are made from aircraft-grade metal meaning they should be more durable than OEM parts.

  • Michelin XAS tyre

    11 Dec 2012

    Michelin has started re-manufacturing the XAS tyre to fit 175 HR14 rims on cars such as the Triumph Stag. First used on the Citroën DS, the XAS tyre’s asymmetrical tread pattern was designed to improve directional stability. They are available from Longstone Tyres and cost £141 per tyre plus VAT.