NEW ZEALAND CLAS­SIC CAR AUTOMOBILIA Col­lectible Mod­els / Life­style / Book and DVD Re­views

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New Zealand Classic Car - - Automobilia -

This two-cham­ber de­sign uses Flow­mas­ter’s patented race-proven Delta Flow tech­nol­ogy to help in­crease scav­eng­ing for bet­ter per­for­mance and re­duced in­te­rior sound. Suit­able for use in both street/strip and off-road ap­pli­ca­tions, it uses no in­ter­nal pack­ing to blow out, and you get re­duced in­te­rior re­sis­tance. The durable de­sign is fully MIG welded, and made with 16-gauge alu­minized steel. This Flow­mas­ter has an RRP of $190. Or­der on­line now from myau­to­mo­ — New Zealand’s on­line auto store. Hit­ting the kerb and dam­ag­ing your ex­pen­sive al­loy wheels can be frus­trat­ing and costly. Luck­ily, Al­loy­ga­tor has de­vel­oped a cost-ef­fec­tive and durable al­loy-wheel pro­tec­tion sys­tem that greatly re­duces the risk of wheel dam­age. The Ga­tors will fit al­loys up to 21-inches in di­am­e­ter and can even cover some ex­ist­ing kerb dam­age. A set of five Ga­tors — avail­able in a range of 10 dif­fer­ent colours, with de­tailed fit­ting in­struc­tions — has an RRP of $140. For more in­for­ma­tion, phone Goodyear Tyres Fitzroy, New Ply­mouth, ph. 06 758 5541, or visit al­loy­ga­ This Am­pro com­pres­sion tester cal­i­brates both SAE and met­ric fit­tings, and is colour-coded for ease of use. With 0–300psi, 21kg/cm2, 21 bar, and 2100kpa read­ings avail­able, it has the abil­ity for quadru­ple cal­i­bra­tions while the heavy-duty rub­ber cone adapter fits all spark plug holes. Ac­cu­rately check your en­gine for lost com­pres­sion eas­ily, when­ever you need. The Am­pro com­pres­sion tester is avail­able now from Myau­to­mo­tive for an RRP of $29.10. Visit myau­to­mo­tive. for more in­for­ma­tion and to or­der now. Re­place your car­bu­ret­tor with a ‘Bolt on and Go’ Hol­ley Avenger EFI throt­tle body in­jec­tion (TBI) sys­tem, in stock now at Per­for­mance Parts. Plug and play con­nec­tors make in­stal­la­tion a snap, and the self-tun­ing ca­pa­bil­i­ties will have you up and run­ning in no time. With all nec­es­sary parts for in­stal­la­tion, in­clud­ing a hand-held tuner, the set-up is done for you and no lap­top is re­quired. Come and see the team at Per­for­mance Parts to ask about the right kit for you — 10 Tironui Road, Takanini, Auck­land, or phone 09 299 6890.

Myau­to­mo­tive and Am­pro are here to help make your life that lit­tle bit eas­ier — start­ing with this one-man brake bleeder. A strong mag­net at­taches the bot­tle to your car to eas­ily col­lect the dis­charged fluid, with­out leav­ing a mess. The kit in­cludes var­i­ous hoses and ta­pered fit­tings and can be used to ser­vice calipers, brake drums, and mas­ter cylin­ders. This one-man brake bleeder kit has an RRP of only $11, and can be pur­chased on­line now from Myau­to­mo­tive. Head to myau­to­mo­ for more in­for­ma­tion, and to or­der on­line. Segedins Auto Spares stocks Tuff Stuff starter mo­tors in full size, PMGR, and minigear re­duc­tion fits. Ideal for Chevro­lets, Fords, Chryslers, Olds, and Pon­ti­acs, they are avail­able in a va­ri­ety of fin­ishes — in­clud­ing highly pol­ished chrome, colour pow­der coated, gold zinc, and plain. Made in the USA with 100 per cent brand­new com­po­nents, Tuff Stuff starter mo­tors are qual­ity tested and in­clude starter shims. Tuff Stuff starter mo­tors have an RRP start­ing from $173.43 excl. GST. Visit tuff­stuff­per­for­ for more in­for­ma­tion, or call the Segedins team on 09 638 6439. Th­ese specif­i­cally de­signed 60–115mm oil-fil­ter pli­ers make re­mov­ing stub­born, spinon-type oil fil­ters a breeze. The non-slip ad­justable jaws have grip­ping teeth to en­sure se­cure con­tact with the oil fil­ter, while the red vinyl han­dles pro­vide a firm grip for added con­trol while re­tain­ing a com­fort­able de­sign. For more in­for­ma­tion, and to pur­chase on­line, head to myau­to­mo­ Th­ese oil fil­ter pli­ers have an RRP of $21.70, and Myau­to­mo­tive of­fers free freight New Zealand wide. This ½-inch drive dig­i­tal torque adap­tor from Power­built of­fers torque ranges from 40Nm to 200Nm (29.5lb·ft to 147.6lb·ft). It has a three-colour LED light in­di­ca­tor, and a pro­gres­sive au­dio no­ti­fi­ca­tion for alerts when you are reach­ing the de­sired torque. The dig­i­tal screen dis­plays torque read­outs in foot-pounds, New­ton me­tres, inch-pounds, cm-kg, or m-kg depend­ing on your need, and the mem­ory can record the val­ues of the last 50 read­ings. With both peak and trace set­tings, it comes with a heavy-duty moulded stor­age case, and in­cludes a CR2032 bat­tery. This torque adap­tor has an RRP of $34.80, and can be pur­chased on­line now from myau­to­mo­

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