Nuts & bolts

  • Alfa Romeo book

    14 Sep 2012

    Alfa Romeo 155/156/147 Competition Touring Cars – the cars development and racing history, tracks the story of the race-ready versions of the 156, 147 and the multi-championship-winning 155. The book costs £40. Find out more here.

  • Britool Expert pliers

    06 Sep 2012

    Britool Expert has added two new plier sets to its range. Available in three-piece (£59.99) and four-piece (£61.35) configurations, both sets include 180mm combination pliers, 160mm engineers’ cutting pliers and 200mm long-nose pliers, with the four-piece set also including 250mm twin slip-joint multigrip pliers.

  • ‘That’s Shell - That Was!’

    06 Sep 2012

    The Heritage Motor Centre has teamed up with The Shell Advertising Art Collection to celebrate the best of motoring poster art. The exhibition runs from 15 September until 27 January 2013 and showcases 40 exhibits. The price is included in the standard entry fee. Find out more here.

  • Ian Walker Racing

    06 Sep 2012

    C&SC’s senior contributor Julian Balme will be signing copies of his new book, Ian Walker Racing – The man and his machines (£67.50) Friday 14th September from 1-1:30pm on the Chater’s stand at the Goodwood Revival.

  • 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.