Nuts & bolts

  • Porsche 964 springs

    30 Aug 2012

    Eibach’s Pro-Kit for 964-era Porsche 911s lowers the car by 30-40mm at the front, 30mm at the rear and, it claims, offers everyday comfort balanced with exceptional handling and feedback during hard cornering. The kit costs £275.65. Find out more, here.

  • Porsche 962 model

    30 Aug 2012

    In 1988 the Kremer brothers developed a 962, featuring short tail, a centre-post wing and covered wheelarches. This carbonfibre model recreates it, is one of only four 1:5th scale models built and costs a whopping £6000 from World Collector.

  • Nordschleife watch

    30 Aug 2012

    Manufactured in Germany by Nordschleife and costing €189, the chronograph weighs 144gr and features a stainless-steel case with a leather strap. It has chronograph functions such as a stopwatch with stop-seconds function, 60-minute split-time display, 24-hour display and a day counter.

  • E-type radiators

    21 Aug 2012

    California-based XKs Unlimited now produces alloy radiators for the 3.8 Litre and 4.2 Litre Series 1 E-type. The duplicate parts feature excellent welding and shed heat better than their standard equivalents. Each costs for $649.95.

  • Ian Walker book

    21 Aug 2012

    Ian Walker: The Man and His Cars, by Julian Balme, charts the racing life of Ian Walker and Ian Walker Racing, which gave opportunities to Jim Clark, Graham Hill and Sir Jackie Stewart. It explores his relationship with Colin Chapman and includes 400 Walker family Images. The book’s available in Limited Edition cloth-covered form (£75) or in a leather-bound Publishers Edition (£250).

  • New crimper

    21 Aug 2012

    Britool’s new crimping tool features three separate crimping dies ranging from 0.4-6mm², covering most connector sizes. A double-crimp profile allows both contact and insulation crimping in one step. It features a rugged design with ergonomically shaped handles and costs £75.04.

  • Digital Thermometer

    03 Aug 2012

    Laser Tools' Infrared Twin-Spot Thermometer is suitable for a wide range of applications. It can be used to test vehicle heating and air-conditioning systems, radiators and thermostat function, exhaust manifolds and brakes. It costs £97.24.

  • Morgan Book

    03 Aug 2012

    Morgan Maverick is the 2008 autobiography of the late Chris Lawrence, the development engineer and racing driver who enjoyed close links with the Morgan Motor Company. The book costs £55 and can be ordered from Douglas Loveridge Publications, 85 Warburton, Emley, West Yorkshire HD8 9QP or by emailing gjcl69@aol.com.

  • Jaguar Head Gaskets

    03 Aug 2012

    SNG Barratt is now manufacturing head gaskets for Jaguar’s 2.4, 3.4 and 3.8-litre engines XK. They’re designed to fit directly onto the cylinder head, are 1.3mm thick, steel reinforced, silicon sealed and cost £66 each.

  • Maradyne 11-inch fans

    23 Jul 2012

    Maradyne’s high performance Mach Two Dual Fans – which can provide a maximum airflow of 2760 cubic feet per minute (CFM) with a 22A draw – are said to give increased cooling, more power and better fuel efficiency on big-block engines. For more info visit the company’s website.