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First Line wiper motor programme continues growth

First Line wiper motor programme continues growth

11th July 2019 | 0 Comments

First Line states that its range of wiper motors is proving increasingly popular, which is why the programme continues to grow. Life on the road reveals the long-term issues that affect the day-to-day running of a vehicle and the Renault Clio MkII and III from 2001-2010 (First Line part number FWM1004) is a particular case in point.

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Borg & Beck explains importance of cabin filter replacement

Borg & Beck explains importance of cabin filter replacement

19th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Replacing cabin filters when a vehicle is in for a service is usually part of the service schedule, but it is quite often overlooked, as many vehicle owners don’t know they exist or what they are for and therefore are not willing to pay for it to be replaced.

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First Line offers promotions to Groupauto and UAN members

First Line offers promotions to Groupauto and UAN members

26th October 2018 | 0 Comments

In addition to its range of quality products under the First Line, Borg & Beck and Key Parts brands, First Line Ltd offered Groupauto and UAN members four in-show promotions to provide the ‘icing on the cake’ during the groups’ recent combined trade event for both factors and workshops.

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Borg & Beck features in F1 game

Borg & Beck features in F1 game

23rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest official Formula One game for PS4 and XBOX has just been released and this 2018 edition features Borg & Beck, one of the premier racing division’s most well-known brands, evoking memories of an era when Borg & Beck received the design award for outstanding achievement in motorsport, with over 300 wins from vehicles fitted with OE Borg & Beck.

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Borg & Beck makes British truck racing debut

Borg & Beck makes British truck racing debut

22nd August 2018 | 0 Comments

Following its CV brake pad introduction First Line Ltd, with their 100-year-old Borg & Beck brand, entered a sponsorship agreement with the Cole Trucksport truck racing team providing them with premium quality Brake Pads and Discs.

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Check those filters – First Line

Check those filters – First Line

24th May 2018 | 0 Comments

When a vehicle enters the workshop for a service, it is important to make sure that all components are functioning properly before heading back out on to the road. Filters are one of the components that must be replaced in line with the manufacturer’s schedule, as they are vital in maximising the longevity and efficiency of both the vehicle and the comfort of its occupants.

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Winter service checks – don’t forget the filters, advises First Line

Winter service checks – don’t forget the filters, advises First Line

24th January 2018 | 0 Comments

During the winter months there is sure to be plenty of adverse weather conditions, all of which could hinder the performance of the vehicle, as several key components will be more exposed to the elements and prone to failure.

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Borg & Beck produces clutch fault diagnosis chart for garages

Borg & Beck produces clutch fault diagnosis chart for garages

8th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Despite the complex nature of the modern clutch system, many technicians remain under the misapprehension that clutch replacement is a simple and straightforward affair. However, with clutch replacement now often taking several hours it’s imperative for workshop profitability that technicians have the information they need to fit the replacement right, first time.

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First Line supplies OE parts to Zenos

First Line supplies OE parts to Zenos

11th August 2016 | 0 Comments

First Line has become one of British sports car manufacturer Zenos’ original equipment (OE) supply partners. Following the sports car manufacturer’s business ethos of building a British car using British suppliers, Zenos fits a range of First Line’s premium products to all their models, including Borg & Beck’s Becktec braking, First Line’s steering and suspension components and a bespoke handbrake cable.

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First Line export success recognised

First Line export success recognised

19th July 2016 | 0 Comments

As a mark of its continuing strength in the export market, First Line Ltd has again featured in the latest Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 ranking, making it three appearances in the last four years and the company by far the most consistent aftermarket supplier in the study.

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Borg & Beck starters and alternators programme hits 1,700 part numbers

Borg & Beck starters and alternators programme hits 1,700 part numbers

29th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Borg & Beck’s range of starters, alternators and freewheeling pulleys has grown rapidly since its UK launch and now stands at more than 1,700 part numbers, making it one of the largest surcharge-free rotating electrics programme in the country. Available on an outright purchase basis, the range has been designed for convenience; without the surcharge arrangement applied to the price there is no requirement to return the old ‘core’ unit, meaning workshops can benefit from any scrap value themselves.

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Borg & Beck publishes wiper blade safety poster

Borg & Beck publishes wiper blade safety poster

20th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Tyres are not the only rubber component of a car that will deteriorate when exposed to weather, temperature changes and time, as a new poster published by First Line Group (FLG) brand Borg & Beck. Wiper blades’ deterioration affects driver visibility, therefore increasing risks to passengers and other road users. The company recommends that motorists replace their wiper blades annually, and has produced a poster for display in reception areas to argue this case.

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First Line Groupauto award follows HSBC International ranking success

First Line Groupauto award follows HSBC International ranking success

15th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Presented at a gala dinner following the recent Groupauto & UAN trade show in Liverpool, First Line Ltd has been presented with Groupauto’s runners-up trophy in the ‘Supplier of the Year’ category. First Line stated that the award is “further recognition of the strength of the First Line and Borg & Beck brands, as well as the relationship the company and its employees have with motor factors and workshops across the country.”

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Borg & Beck argue the benefits of fully coated discs

1st June 2015 | 0 Comments

Although coated discs are a relatively recent addition for volume suppliers distributing comprehensive braking programmes to the mainstream aftermarket, there are two very distinct routes to which these suppliers have committed themselves. The first is the partial coating using an oil-based formula; the second, as adopted by the First Line Group, is the complete coverage of the disc, with a water-based coating.

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FLG provides new Borg & Beck all-in-one clutch kit

FLG provides new Borg & Beck all-in-one clutch kit

27th May 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the introduction of the HKF1053 all-in-one kit for the Vauxhall/Opel Combo, Corsa 1.3-litre CDTi, the First Line Group’s latest addition has just been launched: the HKF1054 for the Fiat Ducato, Citroën Relay, Peugeot Boxer 3.0-litre TD.

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