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Comline increases brake and hub ranges

Comline increases brake and hub ranges

Bearings, Brakes, Products
Comline has strengthened its brake pad and hub assembly kit portfolios with a raft of new-to-range references. These new additions bring Comline’s brake pad range to 917 part numbers, while there are now 225 hub assembly kit references available alongside an equally comprehensive range of wheel bearing kits. Among the new additions added to the brake pad roster are two references for BMW and Mini models. Part numbers CBP02318 (front) and CBP2319 (rear) can be fitted to the BMW 2-Series (2013-on), i3 (2013-on), X1 (2014-on), as well as the Mini Countryman (2016-on) and Clubman (2014-on). Within the hub assembly range, the latest product release is a rear hub assembly, CHA236, for the Opel/Vauxhall Astra (2011-on) and Zafira (2011-2012). Also featured are two notable rear hub a
Trico is just the ticket

Trico is just the ticket

Products, Wipers
Mafco, a distributor of Trico products, has launched a promotion comprising a free TRICO Winter Survival Kit with every wiper blade purchase over £100. The TRICO Kit includes a travel mug, thermal gloves, hat, tea and treats, plus a chance of winning an Amazon Echo if you are lucky enough to find a golden ticket in your Winter Kit! Mafco has been a supplier of TRICO wiper blades for a number of years and in its latest promotion, demonstrates its determination to regularly reward valued customers. TRICO offers customers a variety of blades made from the finest quality natural rubber and high strength steel, for maximum performance. TRICO Exact Fit is the complete premium programme that gives the customers original factory quality. Containing beam, hybrid, conventional and re
DPF cleaning with Ivor Searle

DPF cleaning with Ivor Searle

Diesel, Products
Ivor Searle, the UK’ remanufacturer of automotive products, has launched a professional Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) cleaning service for cars and light commercial vehicles. The new service expands Ivor Searle’s existing portfolio of remanufactured engines, cylinder heads, gearboxes and turbochargers, and aims to provide customers with a single source of supply for high quality automotive products. Utilising Flash Cleaning technology, the environmentally-friendly water-based process delivers ‚as new’ levels of cleanliness by removing all soot deposits, including PM10 particles, cerium oxide deposits and oil residues, from the DPF. Ivor Searle’s fast turnaround professional DPF cleaning service offers independent workshops a low -cost alternative to component replacement. In ad
Product update at Brake Engineering

Product update at Brake Engineering

Brakes, Products
Brake Engineering has extended its aftermarket portfolio by introducing several new additions across its product range for passenger cars and LCVs, including new brake calipers, pads and shoe sets. The latest additions include two new brake calipers for Honda Legend IV applications. There are six brake shoe sets for applications including Dacia Dokker Express, Mercedes-Benz Citan Mixto and Renault Zoe, as well as nine brake pads covering BMW 2 Coupe, Land Rover Discovery Sport and Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe. Brake Engineering carries out in-depth research of the fastest moving products throughout the UK, supporting its product development and allowing it to ensure that additional parts brought to market are both relevant and required. For more information, visit www.brake-eng.com...
New to range at Autoelectro

New to range at Autoelectro

Products, Rotating Electrics
Bradford-based Autoelectro has unveiled its latest group of part numbers, following extensive research and analysis of the UK car parc. Among the latest new-to-range parts is a starter motor (part number AEX1279) for two classic Jaguar applications: XJ 6.0 V12 (1994-1997) and XJS 5.3 V12 (1981-1993). Also included in this bulletin is a starter motor reference (part number AEX1278) for two newer Ford applications: Transit 2.2 TDCi FWD (2011-on) and Transit Custom 2.2 TDCi (2011-on). For the alternator market, three part numbers have been introduced. Part number AEK3819 encompasses the Toyota Yaris 1.33 (2012-on) and Auris 1.33 (2011-on), while the company now stocks a product (part number AEK3883) for the Fiat Sedici 2.0 D (2009-2012) and Suzuki SX4 2.0 DDiS (2010-2014)  as wel
Shoot and go from Absolute Alignment

Shoot and go from Absolute Alignment

Products, Wheel and body Alignment
Absolute Alignment has introduced the Shoot and Go extension pack for the Bluetooth Pro or Bluetooth 3D wheel aligner. This speeds up car recognition and reduces errors. Either photograph the car with your tablet or type in the registration number manually, and our sophisticated system will find the full specifications from a huge international database. Shoot & Go links your aligner to the DVLA database via the internet, This then interacts with the database stored in the Bluetooth Pro to display the vehicle specification in seconds, giving the information you need to carry out alignment quickly and without error. For more information, visit www.absolutealignment.co.uk or call the team on 01252 758413
New to range bearings at First Line

New to range bearings at First Line

Bearings, Products
The latest new-to-range (NTR) update from First Line contains bearings for a number of vehicles such as, front wheel bearing kits for Alfa Romeo Guilia, Stelvio (FBK1495), as well as the rear wheel bearing kit for the Jaguar XK 2006 (FBK1407). The company provides complete kit solutions, rather than single bearings. These wheel bearing kits include all the necessary components, which may not always be included in the original equipment (OE) or competitor equivalent. The bearings come pre-lubricated and, where applicable, also include an additional grease sachet. For more information, call the sales team on: 01869 248484 or visit: www.firstlineltd.com
dexos2 approved oil from Exol Lubricants

dexos2 approved oil from Exol Lubricants

Oils and Lubes, Products
Exol Lubricants has launched dexos2 approved Optima LSGM 5W-30, a new generation fully synthetic multi-grade engine oil, helping to reduce fuel consumption while ensuring maximum engine protection. Covering a wide variety of passenger cars and vans fitted with petrol and diesel engines, Optima LSGM 5W-30 is formulated from premium hydrocracked synthetic base stocks, the very latest detergent-dispersant additive package and shear stable polymers. The reduced levels of SAPS (sulphated ash, phosphorus and sulphur) in Optima LSGM 5W-30 ensures compatibility with after treatment systems, such as particulate filters and catalytic converters, and its frictional characteristics promote a reduction in fuel consumption. You can find out more at www.exol-lubricants.com or follow the comp
New clutches from National Auto Parts

New clutches from National Auto Parts

Clutch and Transmission, Products
National Auto Parts has added four new-to-range additions to its extensive clutch portfolio, covering both passenger car and light commercial vehicle applications. The extension includes one clutch kit for Mazda RX8 2.6 (2004-12), and an SMF kit, service kit and a guide tube for Volkswagen T5 Transporter 1.9 TDI (2003-09). The new-to-range parts are listed in the online catalogue which can be found on the website at www.national-auto.co.uk, or via MAM Software’s AutoCat cataloguing system or TecDoc.
New DPF gun from Launch

New DPF gun from Launch

Diesel, Exhaust system, Products
Launch UK has added a brand new diesel particulate filter (DPF) gun to its extensive range of diagnostic equipment, and is hoping to raise awareness to the importance of maintaining and cleaning a DPF. With DPFs a topical subject at present due to the rising issues surrounding diesel engine emissions, Launch is keen to offer motorists a cost-effective solution and prevent them from falling foul of the law when their vehicle’s DPF warning light appears. The Launch DPF cleaning tool will treat a vehicle’s DPF with a unique cleaning liquid, actively dissolving the soot and carbon content inside the filter. Unlike other DPF cleaning procedures, the Launch DPF tool can be applied directly to a vehicle’s DPF without removal or other unnecessary work. Dave Richards said: “We’ve in