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Kit car parts and accessories suppliers in the United Kingdom

Welcome to the links to websites for UK kit car parts and accessories websites

Building a kit car? Unless you pay for a comprehensive kit with all parts included, you'll be buying lots of kit car parts along the way.

These can include major mechanical components such as engines, gearbox and suspension items.

Lots of specialist suppliers exist to provide these and all the other bits you need to complete the project.

There are companies that will sell you trim, upholstery, electrical items, seats and many more parts to help finish your car.

This is a big section here at Kit Car Links - spread over a number of sections - so take time to have a look at lots of great kit car parts and accessories websites.

Engines, gearbox and drive

Bailey Morris Company supplies propshafts to a number of kit car manufacturers. Has details of products available, manufacturing facilities, and the various applications.Location: St Neots, Cambridgeshire.

Dunning and Fairbank Propshaft manufacturer which also offers propshaft repairs. Location: Leeds

DVA Power Company carries out engine tuning and building, specialising in Rover K Series engines. Location: Milton Keynes

DY Engine Services Engine reconditioning firm which offers services that include crankshaft grinding, engine building and cylinder block re-boring. Site has details of services offered and a gallery showing photos of cars worked on. Location: Clutton, Bristol

DynoTech Performance specialist which offers a range of services including rolling road, engine tuning and ECU re-mapping. Location: Ripley, Derbyshire.

Ferriday Engineering Machine shop business that specialises in CNC machining. Provides custom-made copper head gaskets. Location: Cwmduad, Carmarthen, Wales

First Motion Transmissions Company that specialises in the supply of reconditioned Ford Type 9 and MT75 gearboxes for kit car builders.

Flatshifter Firm offers quickshifter kits for motorcycle engines, race cars, bike engined cars and kit cars. Location: Colchester, Essex

Hewland Engineering Firm makes gearboxes and transmission components for motorsport vehicles. Location: Maidenhead.

Kent Cams Specialist cam shaft supplier whose site has details of products for a range of cars plus dedicated sections for performance cars and bikes. Location: Folkestone, Kent.

Northampton Motorsport Specialist tuning company offering rolling road and other performance services. Site has details of vehicle diagnostics, ECU remapping and carburettor sales and servicing. Location: Northampton.

Protune Racing Services Engine tuning and modification specialist for kit cars, customs and classics. Location: Barnet, Hertfordshire

Quickshifter Performance gear shifting website - with products of interest to bike engined kit car owners. Location: Colchester, Essex

Reco-Prop Propshaft and front wheel drive specialists for all makes and models of cars. Location: Luton, Bedfordshire.

Neil Roper Developments Modified cylinder heads, high performance engines and performance camshafts. Location: Saffron Walden, Essex.

Roadcraft Fully assembled American engine and gearbox packages. Site has details of Chevrolet 350, Ford 302 and 351 Windsor engines. Shoreham, Sussex.

RPi Engineering Rover V8 engine specialist company whose site has lots of Rover V8 related information and products. Location: Norwich, Norfolk.

TTS Performance This firm is UK distributor for Rotrex superchargers and JE pistons, the site tells us. Can supply conversion kits for Rotrex superchargers to be fitted to cars. Location: Silverstone, Northamptonshire.

VTAC Motorsport Company specialises in ECU modifications for motorbike engines. Site has details of this firm's bike engine and tachometer ancilliary products. Location: Canvey Island, Essex

John Wilcox Competition Engines Engines for a range of motorsports - including hill climbs, rallies, circuit races and sprints. Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire

Vulcan Engineering Company offers performance engines and spares and specialises in cylinder heads. Location: Fawkham, Kent

Specialists by make, model or type of vehicle

David Kelly Car Dismantlers Firm specialises in breaking Jaguars and other collector cars for the kit car building market. Location: Wrexham

Jaguar Axle Supplies Firm offers reconditioned Jaguar parts including axles and brake components to Jaguar, kit and custom car enthusiasts. Location: Colchester, Essex.

RAG Engineering Range of parts manufactured for the kit car enthusiast - including cnc turning, hood frames, pedals and suspension arms. Site also says the company has fabricated chassis and other parts for the Suffolk SS100 Jaguar replica. Location: Maldon, Essex.

Rimmer Brothers Company stocks parts for a wide range of British cars that include Triumph, Range Rover, Land Rover and Rover SD1 vehicles. Location: Lincoln

Rob Beere Racing Jaguar parts supply firm specialising in performance items. Site has details of products, services and racing news. Location: Coventry

Shop 4 Auto Parts Land Rover specialist parts supplier. Location: Coventry.

Soft Bits Shop Fabric products for sports and racing cars. Has details of range of products produced for Sevens and Seven-inspired cars. Location: Sussex.

Performance add-ons

Wizards of NOS Nitrous oxide kits for motorbikes and cars. Location: Doncaster

Webcon Company manufactures and distributes engine management and carburetion systems. Location: Sunbury, Middlesex.

Motorsport

Demon Tweeks Wide range of motorsports and general car parts and accessories. Location: Wrexham

Merlin Motorsport Big parts site with details of components, accessories and clothing for race and rally use. Location: Castle Combe Cicuit, Chippenham, Wiltshire

Northampton Motorsport Rolling road tuning and performance specialist. Location: Northampton.

Pro-Shift Semi-automatic paddle shift gear change systems. Site has details of products for cars and motorcycles. Location: Derby

Raceparts Motorsport parts supplier, manufacturer and distributor. Site showcases the Racetech range of parts as supplied to numerous F1 teams. Location: Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

SBD Motorsport Specialist in management systems and engine kits for a wide variety of motorsport. Location: Surbiton,Surrey.

Wheels and tyres

Bespoke Wheels Alloy wheel company whose site has details of wheels from a range of manufacturers. Location: Warwick.

Black Circles Tyre ordering service. Site has details of how to order tyres to be fitted at any of hundreds of garages nationwide.

John Brown Wheels Company supplies a wide range of aftermarket steel and alloy wheels, including items of its own manufacture. Location: Southam, Warwickshire

etyres Online tyre and battery supplier. Has details of its range of products, which can be ordered from the site and then fitted at the car owner's home or place of work.

Image Wheels Maker of alloy wheels including three-piece/splitrim wheels. Site has background information on the right size and type of wheel to select. Location: Tipton, West Midlands.

Longstone Tyres Vintage, classic and veteran tyre specialist supplier. Site has details of beaded-edge, crossply, radial, straight-sided, comfort, cord and millimetric tyres. Location: Bawtry

Revolution Wheels Manufacturer of road, race and rally wheels. Site has details of a range of styles and sizes from ten to 18 inches. Location: Ollerton, Nottinghamshire.

Wolfrace Wheels Aftermarket alloy wheels. Site has details of products, specifications and a fitment guide. Location: Maldon, Essex

General kit car parts and accessories

Europa Wide range of parts and accessories offered for kit and classic cars. Site has an online catalogue and details of shows attended. Location: Tutbury, Staffordshire

Holden Vintage and Classic Company supplies products for vintage, classic and kit car owners. Firm sells mechanical items, tools, fittings and clothing. Location: Bromyard, Herefordshire

Scholar Racing Restoration specialist with expertise in fibreglass and aluminium work, according to the site. Includes details of restoration projects that have been carried out - one featured car is a Rochdale Olympic. Location: 

Stafford Vehicle Components This firm supplies lights and vehicle accessories for kit and classic cars. Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire.

Woolies Wide range of upholstery, trim and body fittings for kits, vintage and classic cars. Location: Market Deeping

Hoses, fittings and fasteners

BGC Motorsport Components Firm supplies automotive plumbing products and other motorsport parts. Site has product list and details of the firm's history - which began as an engineering firm specialising in racing motorcycles and kit cars. Location: Emneth, near Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

bigHead This firm produces bigHead bonding fasteners - for fixing to GRP and other composite materials. Location: Bournemouth

Hose Technik Braided stainless steel brake hoses and brake lines. Braided stainless steel hoses are also available for fuel, cooland and oil pressure systems. Location: Gloucester.

Mayers Fasteners and Fittings Range of fasteners and fixings that includes socket screws, nuts and bolts, rivets, ironmongery and general fasteners. Location: Tyseley, Birmingham.

SiliconHoses.com Range of specialist silicon hoses and the firm supplies a number of performance motor manufacturers, according to the website. Location: Gloucester

Speedflow Company produces high performance hoses and fittings for sale including braided and synthetic hoses, aluminium tubing, oil coolers, tanks and gauges. Location: Cheddar, Somerset.

Venhill Company manufactures low friction control cables, hydraulic hoses and controls for motorcycles and motorsport use. Location: Dorking, Surrey.

Seats and trim

AJ Trimming Specialist leather upholstery available for a range of cars. This includes kit cars, classic cars, custom cars and also motorcycles. Location: Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire.

The Automobile Trimmings Co. Site for a company that manufactures carpet, weatherstrip, door seals, edge trim, sound trim and interior upholstery for the car industry. Location: Stanmore, Middlesex.

Cobra Seats This seat designer and manufacturer has road and race seats available. Site has pictures of various seats and details of distributors across the world. Location: Telford

Coverdale Car carpet specialist. Site has details of carpet roll, sets, underfelt, car covers and trim. Location: Wigan.

Tools

Machine Mart Firm offers power tools, machinery and workshop equipment to the DIY and professional markets. Site has details of products, a store finder and ordering information. Location: branches nationwide.

Motorsport-Tools.com Company sells tools and equipment for motorsport, restorers, sports and kit car builders. Site has details of products in various categories. Location: Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales

Perma-Grit Tools This firm produces tungsten carbide abrasives designed to cut, sand and shape a variety of products such as wood, plastic, fibreglass, carbon fibre and foam. Location: Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Exhausts

Cherry Bomb / Custom Chrome Chroming, polishing and bending services, high performance and custom exhausts. Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

Wunoff Exhaust Solutions Firm offers custom exhausts for a range of cars and other vehicles. Site has details of exhausts in mild and stainless steel that can be fitted on the company's premises according to requirements. Location: Bradford, Yorkshire

Wiring and electrics

12 Volt Planet Site for an electrical components supplier which specialises in kit car parts - as well as parts for other automotive, marine and leisure use. Location: Wallingford, Oxfordshire

Auto Electric Supplies Auto electrical parts and accessories for modern and classic cars. Location: Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.

Autocar Electrical Equipment Company offers the Lumenition electronic ignition system and the MicroDYNAMICS range of rev limiters, shift lights, ignition systems and turbo products for road and track cars. Location: London

Autosparks This firm manufactures wiring harnesses and also sells a big range of auto-electrical parts. Site has a section for kit car wiring looms which are described as IVA compliant and available for both front and rear-engined kit cars. Bespoke harnesses are also available. Location: Sandiacre, Nottingham

Electrical Car Services Company specialises in electrical car parts for a wide range of specialist motor vehicles. Also available are full wiring services for kit cars - the company can supply bespoke wiring and also carries out repairs. Location: Rayleigh, Essex.

IEM Services Electrical wiring cable and accessories for car and kit car enthusiasts. Location: Redruth, Cornwall

Tanya Batteries Battery specialist with range of car batteries available, including lightweight examples suitable for kit cars. Location: Abergele

Vehicle Wiring Products Wide range of items for wiring a car. Site has details of products for kit cars and other vehicles. Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Instruments and dials

Evodash Evodash is a digital dashboard instrumentation unit. Can be used for race, track or a number of other applications. Functions include a 0 to 60 timer, programmable shift lights and differing display options. Location: Cardiff

Geartronics Site for a company that designs and sells semi automatic gearbox shift systems and gearbox control electronics. Location: Sheffield

Greengauges Kit builders can use this site's program - and design their own gauges online. There is a facility to choose the look, colours and finish of instruments from a wide range of options. Location: Swansea

Metal Monkey Site showcases a range of stainless steel instrument dials. Customers can have their own logos used and LED lighting can also be incorporated. Locatino: Stafford.

Race Technology Company specialises in the design and manufacture of dashboards, GPS based data loggers and motorsport video recorders. Location: Nottingham

Speedy Cables Company manufactures cables and also supplies automotive instruments including Smiths gauges. Site has details of the range of products offered. Location: Abercrave, Swansea.

Welding

Weld UK Online welding parts and supplies site which has many categories for products aimed at the DIY welder. Location: Pinxton, Nottinghamshire.

Clothing

Aviation Leathercraft Range of traditional and modern flying jackets in both sheepskin and leather. The firm produces the original Second World War flying jacket under licence, the site says, as well as motoring jackets and American flying jackets, helmets and goggles. Location: Thruxton, Hampshire

Galvanizing

Arkinstall Galvanizing This site describes the benefits of hot dip galvanising metal products to prevent them from rust. It includes information about the processes the company undertakes. Location: Birmingham

Fibreglass

Bucks-Composites Website has details of a range of composites products and services, including fibreglass and carbon fibre. Has a number of how-to articles and a page with details of a Dutton Phaeton

CFS Fibreglass Supplies Company offers mail order service for fibreglass and associated materials, this site says. Has sections for its range of GRP products, resins and gelcoat. Location: Redruth, Cornwall

East Coast Fibreglass Supplies Company with range of products for the fibreglass composites industry - as well as small business and private buyers too. Site has details of range of products that include resin, gelcoat, matting and cloth. Location: South Shields, Tyne and Wear

Glasplies Site has details of resins, fibreglass and related products for sale from this company. Includes downloadable guides that help people with various fibreglass projects. Location: Southport.

Moss Mouldings Company produces a range of fibreglass / GRP products including for kit car companies and enthusiasts and for other applications. Site has details of services and mouldings work. Locatino: Ormskirk, Lancashire.

Option 1 TVR and Lotus specialist body repair shop. Also carries out one off work on other GRP body repair projects, such as kit cars. Location: Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

Paint

Premier Finishing Component spray painting specialist. Location: Wybunbury, Cheshire

Breakers and parts finders

Bike-Breakers.info Motorcycle second hand parts locator for people to search for items online and be put in touch with traders who have them available.

CARE Group CARE is the Consortium for Automotive Recycling. The consortium is a get together between motor manufacturers and dismantlers in a bid to reduce scrap being put into landfill sites. Includes advice on vehicle and battery recycling

David Kelly Car Dismantlers Firm specialises in breaking Jaguars and other collector cars for the kit car building market. Location: Wrexham

Option 1 TVR and Lotus specialist body repair shop. Also carries out one off work on other GRP body repair projects, such as kit cars. Location: Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

Chroming

Ashford Chroming Specialist chroming and metal polishing company. Site has details of services for cars and other applications. Location: Ashford, Kent

Cherry Bomb / Custom Chrome Chroming, polishing and bending services, high performance and custom exhausts. Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

Boot racks

BootRacks.co.uk Site promotes a book rack system for convertible cars which is marketed as an alternative to traditional chrome boot racks. A soft waterproof bag is mounted by straps and an anti-slip mat without the need for metal mountings, the site says. Location: Buckingham

Veneers

MCB Supplies Site for firm that specialises in grain, burr and oyster veneers. Has information about the variety of woods available and details about glue film, an iron-on film to make fitting easier. Location: St Austell, Cornwall

Gaskets

RAM Gasket Solutions Custom gasket manufacturer and material supplier serving the automotive industry. Site has details of design and production services for a variety of applications. Location: Redruth, Cornwall

Steering Wheels

Moto-Lita This firm offers wood and leather-rim steering wheels. Site shows different rim and spoke styles, boss kits for fitting steering wheels and accessories such as billet caps. Location: Thruxton, near Andover, Hampshire

Reproduction tax discs

Earlswood Vintage & Classic Company sells reproduction tax discs for UK vehicles from 1921 to 1992. Site has details of these and other products that include contemporary motoring posters, tax disc cufflinks, key fobs and holders. Location: Cheltenham