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Enthusiastic motorists find enjoyment as well as practical advantages in fully equipping their cars and stocking their workshops. Below we describe some supplies and accessories we have found useful: —

Wellseal Joint Compound, insoluble in petrol, paraffin, diesel and lubricating oil, now comes in convenient 1-oz. tubes, handy to carry and manipulate. The compound does not flake, powder or dissolve, but dries as an elastic sealing film which does not become hard or brittle. The makers are Wellworthy, Ltd., Lymington, Hants, and the compound is a Rolls-Royce invention.

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Chemico “49” Car Cleaner is the latest cleaner from the County Chemical Co., Ltd., Chemico Works, Shirley, Birmingham. It both cleans and polishes and is excellent for getting the best results on very dirty panelwork. Little labour is needed and the effect is long-lived. A generous-size tin costs 3s. 6d.

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Bowes Seal Fast make a wide range of well-tried products, besides lending their name to some of the fastest Indianapolis racing cars. These include cleaners, tyre repair kits with bevelled-edge rubber units requiring no heat, petrol or cement, radiator cleaner, radiator sealing liquid, coachwork cleaners and polishes, a chemically-treated dry-cleaning dust cloth, retouching enamel, tyre paint, gasket compound, etc. Discerning motorists will find here a really useful range of supplies, obtainable from the usual factors or from Bowes House, Battle Road, Hailsham, Sussex.

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Valspar 2/4-Hour Lacquer, made on the age-old Chinese lacquer principle, is finding increasing favour amongst those who repaint their cars. It is supplied in 29 colours, all of which are intermixable, as well as in clear varnish and five varieties of high-gloss wood stain. Quick drying in a high-gloss finish, Valspar is impervious to boiling water. It is supplied in quart, pint, 1/2-pint, 1/4-pint and “tinlet” quantities. The makers are Goodlass, Wall and Co., Ltd., 179/185, Great Portland Street, W.1.

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The Misor Mirror Visor is manufactured by D. Park and Co., 30, Edison Road. Welling, Kent. These visors fit on driving mirrors to eliminate dazzle at night or in bright sunshine in an inexpensive manner. The usefulness of the mirror remains unimpaired. Three sizes are already in production, i.e., M1 for 6 in. by 2 1/2 in. interior mirrors (3s. 3d. post free), M2 for 4 in. by 2 1/4 in. interior mirrors (2s. 9d. post free), and M3 for 4 in. diameter exterior mirrors (3s. 3d. post free).

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Runbaken Special Tungsten Ignition Contact Points for replacing the standard, less durable, c.b. points on Ford Eight and Ten engines will be of particular interest to contenders for 1,172 Formula honours, and of value to those wishing to get the best from their Fords. Available from Runbaken Electrical Repairs, Manchester; the part number is 1C701 /SPECIAL.