Armed with wiper adaptor

4-in-1 multi-clip from Bosch
Published:  16 December, 2009

rong>The 4-in-1 Aerotwin Multi-Clip adapter covers four important flat-blade wiper arms used by vehicle manufacturers.


File set is a right diamond

Diamond needle file set from Frost
Published:  15 December, 2009

From glass and ceramics to tough hardened steel, these files will help you give a smooth finish on almost any surface. The 140mm long files come in flat, round, half-round, square and triangular versions.


Look who's torque-ing now

Torque wrench from Draper Tools
Published:  14 December, 2009

When it comes to long and impressive-sounding quality standards, ISO 6789-1992-12-01 is definitely hard to beat.


A degree of temp testing

MT 250 digital thermometer from Nimbus Motorsport
Published:  11 December, 2009

A budget version of the MT Pro unit, this handy device lets you measure everything from tyre temperatures (even while they're still rolling), alternators (while the drive belt is running), exhaust manifolds and more.


Further filter factors

Filters from Sogefi Filtration
Published:  10 December, 2009

More than 47 new parts have been launched by the filter company across its Fram, Coopers Fiaam and Crosland brands. 15 of the parts are for the Fram brand, including 10 air filter, 3 oil filters and 2 cabin filters.


Remy rack up the parts

Steering pumps and racks from Remy Automotive
Published:  09 December, 2009

More than 215 steering part numbers have been added to the company's range, increasing the overall offer to 2,000 part numbers.


Cooling, caps and connectors

Radiator caps from Gates
Published:  08 December, 2009

A selection of 48 extra radiator caps is part of Gates' latest expansion of its cooling systems range.


Control in an idle world

Idle control motor from Webcon
Published:  07 December, 2009

This universal-fit ECU idle control system is aimed at DIY engine management fitters that are, apparently, becoming more popular with car enthusiasts.


Oust injectors with ease

Slide hammer injector remover from Sealey
Published:  04 December, 2009

Diesel injectors can be awkward buggers, so Sealey has introduced a selection of service tools to help you get replacement injectors fitted with a minimum of bother.


Refresh your radiator

Radiators from Denso
Published:  03 December, 2009

rong>The parts company has 400 new cooling radiator references on offer thanks to a major expansion of its cooling system parts.


Get to grips with clutches

Blue Print clutch kits from ADL
Published:  02 December, 2009

Asian and American car parts specialist Blue Print has significantly expanded its choice of clutch kits, to help you get faster solutions to your servicing needs.


Reach out for lengthy charger

Multi XS 25000 Extended battery charger from CTEK
Published:  01 December, 2009

With 6-metre long cables, this gangly battery charger means be used anywhere around the workshop with ease.


Coolants Comma long way

Xstream G40 coolant from Comma
Published:  30 November, 2009

Coolants are heading down the same application-specific route as lubricants according to Comma.


Lift helps reach new heights

Trailerlift from Trailer-Lift UK
Published:  27 November, 2009

This integrated lift and trailer does exactly what it says on the tin and could prove particularly useful for mobile mechanics and for garages offering breakdown and recovery services.


From Snap-on with love

Aston Martin tool box from Snap-on
Published:  26 November, 2009

What's the betting James Bond has one of these in his garage?


Makes a welder difference

Fan Proton IQ+ welder from Tri-Sphere
Published:  25 November, 2009

This resistance-welding machine claims to be capable of welding any on-board non-alloy metal.


Twig on to diagnostic log

OBD Log from Texa
Published:  24 November, 2009

rong>If you missed this dinky gadget the first time it appeared in Aftermarket, here’s a second look in tribute to the fact it’s been nominated for an Automobile Innovation award at the Equip Auto exhibition in Paris.


Time to clear the air

Puratise air con cleaner from Saxon
Published:  23 November, 2009

Cars fitted with air con systems are probably also packed with 'orrible mould and germs too.


Bulb to light up your life

XenonMax bulb from Ring Automotive
Published:  20 November, 2009

This bulb claims to produce an impressive 100% more light than a standard headlamp unit.


Check your battery into rehab

Save-a-battery charger from Nimbus Motorsport
Published:  19 November, 2009

Like a moisturising face cream for your batteries, this unit aims to recondition and rejuvenate.


Saver on engine repairs

Saver Shims from Gosnay Engineering Company
Published:  18 November, 2009

/>The shims fit between the engine block and the cylinder head to give engines a fresh lease of life after a blown head gasket. Where the cylinder head is warped or damaged for example, machining may leave thicknesses outside the manufacturer’s original recommended toleran


Snake on top of the weld

Supersnake welding system from Kemppi
Published:  17 November, 2009

This welding system aims to help you reach the parts other welders can't.


Spheres keep us in suspense

Monroe hydro-pneumatic spheres from Universal Automotive
Published:  16 November, 2009

Suspension spheres are just one of the parts in Monroe's complete range of replacement parts.


Totally clips of the part

Jubilee hose clips from L Robinson & Co
Published:  13 November, 2009

Without secure hose joints, even the best cooling systems are going to come unstuck. Gillingham-based firm L Robinson makes hose clips and is the only company legally allowed to use the Jubilee brand name.


Racer head with bike bulbs

Night Racer motorbike bulb from Osram
Published:  12 November, 2009

Is it a motorcycle helmet? No, it's the latest piece of eye-catching packaging from Osram.


Swift alert manages charges

Congestion charge alert from Trakm8
Published:  11 November, 2009

rong>The company’s fleet management system can now alert staff that their vehicle is about to enter the London Congestion Zone.


Electrics catalogue motors on

Rotating Electrics from Valeo
Published:  10 November, 2009

A new catalogue lists more than 100 new exchange parts in the company's rotating electrics range.


Removal tool on the ball

BMW ball joint remover from Laser Tools
Published:  09 November, 2009

If you need to remove or install lower ball joints on a BMW E36 3 series then this kit could be just the ticket.


Re-build product protects

Engine break-in oil additive from Lucas
Published:  06 November, 2009

One for the engine re-builders, this additive helps protect the camshaft and valve train during the running-in period.


Quality parts from ZF

Automatic transmissions from ZF Great Britain
Published:  05 November, 2009

Following a decision earlier this year, the company now supplies the independent aftermarket with a wide range of out-of-warranty BMW, Jaguar and Land Rover parts.


Cool flush brings relief

Radiator Relief Flush from Design Engineering
Published:  04 November, 2009

rong>It’s not just summertime that brings out the worst in cooling systems. Lack of maintenance means problems crop up in winter too, says Design Engineering.


Kits tackle clutch leakage

Oil seal kits from Corteco
Published:  03 November, 2009

According to Corteco, the main cause of clutch leakage is wear of the engine-side and gearbox-side seals.


Replace clutches with ease

Clutch compressor from Laser
Published:  02 November, 2009

rong>This latest addition to the Laser range is for repairers who remove or install self-adjusting clutches fitted to BMW, VAG, Mercedes, Volvo, Renault and Vauxhall vehicles.


Gadget takes the pressure

Digital tyre pressure gauge from Richbrook
Published:  30 October, 2009

rong>Whether you want to keep track of pressures to optimise fuel economy and carbon savings, or lap times round a race track, this pressure gauge could prove useful for motorists of almost every type.


Good vibes from plug remover

Glow plug remover kit from Sykes-Pickavant
Published:  29 October, 2009

The Vibro impact glow plug remover kit uses vibration to loosen seized glow plugs. It removes the risk of breaking plugs and damaging cylinder heads in the process of removing 8, 10 and 12mm plugs.


Filters through to ECP

Bosch filters from Euro Car Parts
Published:  28 October, 2009

ECP now stocks a complete range of Bosch filters for diesel and petrol cars. The range includes fuel, oil, air and cabin filters. There are more than 1,700 filters covering virtually all European passenger cars.


It's one Hella of a light

Luminator Xenon auxiliary headlight from Hella
Published:  27 October, 2009

rong>This auxiliary unit gives vehicles an added blast of lighting power. Hella says it will appeal particularly to off-road vehicles, trucks, large pick-ups and rally cars.


Tough socket set does job

Socket and combi wrench set from Britool
Published:  26 October, 2009

This 83-piece set includes 30 3/8" square drive sockets which, Britool claims, should last a lifetime in the toughest working environments.


Learn to tighten your belt

Belt training from Gates
Published:  23 October, 2009

The manufacturer will explain the causes of premature belt failure and how to avoid them. The courses will be hosted by motor factors around the country and include advice on tension settings and the latest fitting techniques.


FAI's belt-er of a timing kit

All-makes belts from FAI
Published:  22 October, 2009

Now installed in a new HQ after burning down in January 2008, FAI has more than 400 timing belt kits on offer to cope with the rise in demand for all-in-one belt replacement solutions.


Get armed with puller set

Wiper arm puller set from Laser Tools
Published:  21 October, 2009

This set is suitable for a wide range of applications and a variety of cars, in particular models from Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, Mercedes and BMW. It also works on Vauxhall, Ford and Peugeot vehicles.


Universal exhaust fittings

Veco exhaust fittings from Universal Automotive
Published:  20 October, 2009

Exhaust fittings join the Veco brand at Kidderminster-based distributor Universal Automotive.


Bosch HQ acquires ATA

ATA assessments from Bosch
Published:  19 October, 2009

The growth of ATA is set to continue after Bosch gained approval to carry out ATA assessments at its headquarters in Denham.


Handy kit for repair jobs

R2nano tool kit from Facom
Published:  16 October, 2009

Only slightly larger than a mobile phone, this set is for people who don't like to be caught without their repair kit to hand.


Snap up limited edition tool

Special edition Solus Pro from Snap-on
Published:  15 October, 2009

A limited edition version of the Solus Pro has been built to celebrate the 5,000th sale of the diagnostic tool.


Engine re-build package

Torco engine break-in kit from Nimbus Motorsport
Published:  14 October, 2009

To help with engine re-builds, this pack contains every lubricant and additive you'll need.


Speedy scanner finds fault

Launch C Reader V from RW Motortec
Published:  13 October, 2009

It takes Usain Bolt less than 10s to run the 100m - and according to RW Motortec, it takes the "lightning fast" C Reader V less than 10s to scan through a vehicle's entire electronic system too.


Bigger better oil bottle

Carlube Vision from Tetrosyl
Published:  12 October, 2009

A new 5-litre 'Vision' bottle is out now. It will contain only Carlube synthetic and mineral oil ranges to differentiate them from competitor brands.


Joint decision adds parts

Surcharge-free CV Joints from Remy Automotive
Published:  09 October, 2009

Remy's transmission programme now has an additional 779 driveshafts and 289 CV Joints, bringing the total to over 3,000 part numbers covering 95% of the UK car parc.


Surfacer is in its primer

3:1 primer surfacer from Standox
Published:  08 October, 2009

The new epoxy primer surfacer is for use on sanded-through areas and to cover bare metal or substrates underneath.



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