Why does oil contain ZDDP (zinc)?

Why does oil contain ZDDP (zinc)? In simple terms it builds a sacrificial layer that projects components form metal to metal contact. It is a polar molecule that bonds to surfaces and provides a protective layer. This is particularly important in areas of high load,...

See us at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC

See us at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC It’s our first time exhibiting at the NEC Classic Motor Show. We’ve just a small stand to try out the show and to see if we can meet some new (and old of course) customers. Our stand number is 2-977 and it will be manned by...

VR-12 anti-corrosion properties.

We were interested to see how well this new product performed, so we set up simple test of our own.  We made up a VR-12 and tap water mix and put a set of identical metals in this solution and a second set in straight tap water. The pictures below the difference after...

Thumbs up for Driven Carb Defender.

One of our customers called in this week to say how impressed he is with this product in his E Type Jaguar road car, “brilliant stuff” to use his words. He didn’t notice much difference at first but having used it for some time he says the engine is running much more...

Richard Baxter’s racing adventure

Richard Baxter won the Sunoco Driver of the Weekend award at this year’s Radical Challenge Championship race meeting at Snetterton in the UK. He got back in touch with us to share his story and to talk about his first win! On a cold February day in 2016, I had...

The holy grail of oil performance

Is there an oil that keeps internal engine wear to zero and at the same time give more power than any other engine oils. Is there an additive that will give you the magic “edge” without unbalancing the original design of the engine oil??? The answer is of course no…....

Parfitt Jnr increases 240 lead

This year’s Sunoco 240 Challenge remains wide open following two more action packed Mini Challenge and Radical Challenge weekends at Oulton Park and Snetterton. Rick Parfitt Jnr remains in pole position to win a fully paid-for entry into the Rolex 24 At Daytona’s...

Freezetone now in stock!

Freezetone Products USA was created to bring to the market a range of environmentally friendly coolant treatments, with a core objective of  encouraging the use of non-water based products. Freeztone products offer the best protection against oxidation, corrosion and...

SsangYong Musso Racing Challenge

A brand new championship for 2017 got underway at Snetterton in May. The Ssangyong Musso Pickup Challenge saw a grid of 12 provide some very close and entertaining racing with Lewis Grant picking up the honour of being the inaugural winner. Grant managed to win the...

ALKY Top Lube

We have been supplying Alky Top Lube for a number of years, which is designed to do just this job. It contains a strong dye, the colour of Quink ink for those old enough to remember that, so it is obvious when fuel has been treated. It helps to reduce the corrosive...