Nuts & bolts

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Power-TEC Smart Inductor

    23 Jul 2012

    Power TECs Smart Inductor 5000 is a flameless heating system that is claimed to be ideal for the removing bonded components such as windscreens, plastic trim pieces, badges and stickers, and for loosening seized parts including nuts, bolts, track-rod ends, bearings and gears. It costs £2495.

  • Air filter for the Capri

    23 Jul 2012

    Pipercross’ Ford Capri 2.8i free-flow filter is a direct replacement for the OEM part and costs £35.99. “supplying over 30% more air than the OEM part, this beautifully made component can make significant improvements in power, torque and driveability” says the manufacturer.

  • Corvette Sixty Years

    12 Jul 2012

    Randy Leffingwell’s book – Corvette Sixty Years – traces the American-born legend from the inaugural 1953 version to today’s sixth generation, with quotes from key people including designer Bill Mitchell and engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov.

  • 2 tonne trolley Jack

    12 Jul 2012

    Clarke’s new 2-tonne trolley jack features a low saddle and frame, which makes it ideal for working on sports cars, meanwhile a rubber contact pad prevents damage and swivel castors allow for easy manoeuvring.

  • Lotus in London

    05 Jul 2012

    Lotus Originals has opened a shop in London's prestigious Regent Street. The store, selling a vast range of pricey Lotus-related clothing and products, is at number 52, click here for more.

  • Classic car storage

    26 Jun 2012

    Universal Classic Car storage has received a recommendation from the Super Car Club as its storage facility of choice. Managing director Henry Allaway said: “It’s testament to what we have created here at UCC.”