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RENAULT CLIO WIPER MOTORS

RENAULT CLIO WIPER MOTORS

By Jenni Wirtz | April 2, 2019


The First Line range of wiper motors is proving increasingly popular as evermore motor factors and their customers realise that they provide them with a first-rate replacement ...

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INVENTORS OF THE FIRST PRACTICAL SLIDING CLUTCH

INVENTORS OF THE FIRST PRACTICAL SLIDING CLUTCH

By Jenni Wirtz | March 29, 2019


The History of Borg & Beck In 1903, iconic brands such as the Ford Motor Company, Harley Davidson and Atletico Madrid were established, Vauxhall began vehicle ...

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INDENTIFYING MINI GEAR CONTROL CABLES

INDENTIFYING MINI GEAR CONTROL CABLES

By Jenni Wirtz | March 26, 2019


First Line Ltd is a highly regarded supplier of premium quality aftermarket components and with a comprehensive range of accelerator, brake, clutch, and speedometer, as well as a ...

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BORG & BECK ROTATION PROGRAMME

BORG & BECK ROTATION PROGRAMME

By Jenni Wirtz | March 6, 2019


Starters, Alternators and Alternator Free-Wheels Under its globally recognised Borg & Beck brand, First Line Ltd, has a comprehensive rotating electrics programme, which ...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF CABIN FILTER REPLACEMENT

THE IMPORTANCE OF CABIN FILTER REPLACEMENT

By Jenni Wirtz | February 8, 2019


Replacing Cabin Filters when a vehicle is in for a service is usually part of the service schedule, however it is quite often overlooked as many vehicle owners don’t know they ...

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PROVIDING FOR THE MANY FROM THE FEW

PROVIDING FOR THE MANY FROM THE FEW

By Jenni Wirtz | February 7, 2019


New Top Strut Kits For VAG Applications First Line Ltd has unrivalled knowledge when it comes to replacement Steering & Suspension components, with an aftermarket ...

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BORG & BECK TAKES TO THE TRACK ONCE AGAIN

BORG & BECK TAKES TO THE TRACK ONCE AGAIN

By Jenni Wirtz | January 31, 2019


Power & Durability As Standard Following a successful pilot season, First Line Ltd, through their globally renowned Borg & Beck brand, has extended its partnership with ...

READ MORE

PROVIDING THE PARTS WORKSHOPS REALLY NEED

PROVIDING THE PARTS WORKSHOPS REALLY NEED

By Jenni Wirtz | January 8, 2019


Specialist Knowledge Delivers The Goods First Line Ltd is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of replacement Steering & Suspension components, with a range of more than ...

READ MORE

TOP STRUT MOUNTS

TOP STRUT MOUNTS

By Jenni Wirtz | December 20, 2018


An often overlooked component with big responsibilities As one of the renowned aftermarket suppliers, First Line Ltd is a specialist when it comes to the field of ...

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A BRAKE-THROUGH IN TECHNOLOGY!

A BRAKE-THROUGH IN TECHNOLOGY!

By Jenni Wirtz | November 22, 2018


Borg & Beck Bi-Metal Brake Discs The term ‘lightweighting’ has been adopted by the automotive industry and vehicle manufacturers (VMs) in particular, to describe weight ...

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YOU'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK WITH FIRST LINE BEARINGS

YOU'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK WITH FIRST LINE BEARINGS

By Jenni Wirtz | November 13, 2018


Market Overview Wheel hub technology is developing quickly to cater for the ever-increasing demands of the modern vehicle. With weight saving and safety being at the ...

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WATER PUMP TO ENGINE HOSE

WATER PUMP TO ENGINE HOSE

By Jenni Wirtz | November 2, 2018


First Line Cooling Solutions First Line Ltd is a prominent aftermarket supplier with over 37,000 references across 60 different product lines, including an extensive ...

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BEST PRACTICE BRAKE INSTALLATION

BEST PRACTICE BRAKE INSTALLATION

By Jenni Wirtz | October 29, 2018


Renowned supplier of premium quality aftermarket components, First Line Ltd, is dedicated to assisting its customers with as much information as possible, which is demonstrated ...

READ MORE

BRAKING ON WHICH TO RELY

BRAKING ON WHICH TO RELY

By Jenni Wirtz | October 17, 2018


Matching OE Specification Ensures The Ultimate Stopping Power With many commercial vehicles (CV) weighing in excess of 40 tons, the primary safety concern for their ...

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BORG & BECK RETURNS TO F1

BORG & BECK RETURNS TO F1

By Jenni Wirtz | October 15, 2018


Iconic brand features in F1 2018 The latest official F1 game for PS4 and XBOX has just been released and this 2018 edition features Borg & Beck, one of the premier racing ...

READ MORE

STEERING THE WAY

STEERING THE WAY

By Jenni Wirtz | October 11, 2018


The Use of Lighter Materials To Reduce Vehicle Weight Vehicle manufacturers (VMs) are driven by the need to reduce the weight of the vehicles they produce, which, in ...

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FIRST LINE LTD SECURES £20m IN FUNDING FROM SANTANDER TO SUPPORT GLOBAL EXPORT GROWTH

FIRST LINE LTD SECURES £20m IN FUNDING FROM SANTANDER TO SUPPORT GLOBAL EXPORT GROWTH

By Jenni Wirtz | October 5, 2018


Banbury-headquartered First Line Ltd, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of premium quality automotive components to the vehicle aftermarket, has secured £20 million in funding ...

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KEEPING CLASSICS IN TOP GEAR

KEEPING CLASSICS IN TOP GEAR

By Jenni Wirtz | September 24, 2018


After the long dry summer, autumn is the season when the 1000’s of iconic classic vehicles that are still driven by their enthusiastic owners will be receiving some well-earned ...

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IMPRESSIVE SHOW AT AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT

IMPRESSIVE SHOW AT AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT

By Jenni Wirtz | September 19, 2018


First Line Ltd was present at Automechanika earlier this month with an impressive two-story 180m2 stand, which showcased to great effect our three primary brands, First Line, Borg ...

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BMW CRANKCASE BREATHER HOSES

BMW CRANKCASE BREATHER HOSES

By Jenni Wirtz | September 16, 2018


Crankcase ventilation is central to modern engine design to both avoid the build-up of excess pressure and vent the by-products of engine combustion through the inlet manifold via ...

READ MORE

VISIT US AT AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT: Hall 5.1, Stand C58

VISIT US AT AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT: Hall 5.1, Stand C58

By Jenni Wirtz | August 24, 2018


At this years’ Automechanika Frankfurt, the company has its largest ever presence and the 180m2 stand will provide an impressive setting from which to display a wide selection of ...

READ MORE

THE COMPLETE WHEEL BEARING SOLUTION

THE COMPLETE WHEEL BEARING SOLUTION

By Jenni Wirtz | August 23, 2018


First-To-Market Parts, Depth Of Range & Unrivalled Availability Offering a market leading range of wheel bearing kits with in excess of 1,000 references, First Line Ltd ...

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BORG & BECK MAKES BRITISH TRUCK RACING DEBUT

BORG & BECK MAKES BRITISH TRUCK RACING DEBUT

By Jenni Wirtz | July 30, 2018


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 ...

READ MORE

SEE CLEARLY WITH FIRST LINE MOTOR WIPERS

SEE CLEARLY WITH FIRST LINE MOTOR WIPERS

By Jenni Wirtz | July 9, 2018


In terms of the driver, one of the most important road safety elements is the ability to see clearly in adverse weather conditions, which is why when a wiper motor fails, the ...

READ MORE

THE BEST IN BRAKING

THE BEST IN BRAKING

By Jenni Wirtz | June 19, 2018


To undertake service or repair work on a vehicle’s braking system, technicians need to be sure they are fitting a brand they can trust with the product quality that both they and ...

READ MORE

Spring/Summer Service Checks

Spring/Summer Service Checks

By Jenni Wirtz | May 15, 2018


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 ...

READ MORE

Roll Out The Classics

Roll Out The Classics

By Jenni Wirtz | May 9, 2018


With Spring finally upon us, 1000’s of iconic classic vehicles will be receiving some TLC in preparation for this year’s show season. Although some of the work will be undertaken ...

READ MORE

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

By Jenni Wirtz | April 24, 2018


How To Diagnose Top Strut Mount Issues Although often overlooked, top strut mounts are one of the most important parts of the suspension system, connecting the coil ...

READ MORE

RENAULT CLIO WIPER MOTORS

RENAULT CLIO WIPER MOTORS

By Jenni Wirtz | April 2, 2019


The First Line range of wiper motors is proving increasingly popular as evermore motor factors and their customers realise that they provide them with a first-rate replacement ...

READ MORE

INVENTORS OF THE FIRST PRACTICAL SLIDING CLUTCH

INVENTORS OF THE FIRST PRACTICAL SLIDING CLUTCH

By Jenni Wirtz | March 29, 2019


The History of Borg & Beck In 1903, iconic brands such as the Ford Motor Company, Harley Davidson and Atletico Madrid were established, Vauxhall began vehicle ...

READ MORE

INDENTIFYING MINI GEAR CONTROL CABLES

INDENTIFYING MINI GEAR CONTROL CABLES

By Jenni Wirtz | March 26, 2019


First Line Ltd is a highly regarded supplier of premium quality aftermarket components and with a comprehensive range of accelerator, brake, clutch, and speedometer, as well as a ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK ROTATION PROGRAMME

BORG & BECK ROTATION PROGRAMME

By Jenni Wirtz | March 6, 2019


Starters, Alternators and Alternator Free-Wheels Under its globally recognised Borg & Beck brand, First Line Ltd, has a comprehensive rotating electrics programme, which ...

READ MORE

THE IMPORTANCE OF CABIN FILTER REPLACEMENT

THE IMPORTANCE OF CABIN FILTER REPLACEMENT

By Jenni Wirtz | February 8, 2019


Replacing Cabin Filters when a vehicle is in for a service is usually part of the service schedule, however it is quite often overlooked as many vehicle owners don’t know they ...

READ MORE

PROVIDING FOR THE MANY FROM THE FEW

PROVIDING FOR THE MANY FROM THE FEW

By Jenni Wirtz | February 7, 2019


New Top Strut Kits For VAG Applications First Line Ltd has unrivalled knowledge when it comes to replacement Steering & Suspension components, with an aftermarket ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK TAKES TO THE TRACK ONCE AGAIN

BORG & BECK TAKES TO THE TRACK ONCE AGAIN

By Jenni Wirtz | January 31, 2019


Power & Durability As Standard Following a successful pilot season, First Line Ltd, through their globally renowned Borg & Beck brand, has extended its partnership with ...

READ MORE

PROVIDING THE PARTS WORKSHOPS REALLY NEED

PROVIDING THE PARTS WORKSHOPS REALLY NEED

By Jenni Wirtz | January 8, 2019


Specialist Knowledge Delivers The Goods First Line Ltd is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of replacement Steering & Suspension components, with a range of more than ...

READ MORE

TOP STRUT MOUNTS

TOP STRUT MOUNTS

By Jenni Wirtz | December 20, 2018


An often overlooked component with big responsibilities As one of the renowned aftermarket suppliers, First Line Ltd is a specialist when it comes to the field of ...

READ MORE

A BRAKE-THROUGH IN TECHNOLOGY!

A BRAKE-THROUGH IN TECHNOLOGY!

By Jenni Wirtz | November 22, 2018


Borg & Beck Bi-Metal Brake Discs The term ‘lightweighting’ has been adopted by the automotive industry and vehicle manufacturers (VMs) in particular, to describe weight ...

READ MORE

YOU'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK WITH FIRST LINE BEARINGS

YOU'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK WITH FIRST LINE BEARINGS

By Jenni Wirtz | November 13, 2018


Market Overview Wheel hub technology is developing quickly to cater for the ever-increasing demands of the modern vehicle. With weight saving and safety being at the ...

READ MORE

WATER PUMP TO ENGINE HOSE

WATER PUMP TO ENGINE HOSE

By Jenni Wirtz | November 2, 2018


First Line Cooling Solutions First Line Ltd is a prominent aftermarket supplier with over 37,000 references across 60 different product lines, including an extensive ...

READ MORE

BEST PRACTICE BRAKE INSTALLATION

BEST PRACTICE BRAKE INSTALLATION

By Jenni Wirtz | October 29, 2018


Renowned supplier of premium quality aftermarket components, First Line Ltd, is dedicated to assisting its customers with as much information as possible, which is demonstrated ...

READ MORE

BRAKING ON WHICH TO RELY

BRAKING ON WHICH TO RELY

By Jenni Wirtz | October 17, 2018


Matching OE Specification Ensures The Ultimate Stopping Power With many commercial vehicles (CV) weighing in excess of 40 tons, the primary safety concern for their ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK RETURNS TO F1

BORG & BECK RETURNS TO F1

By Jenni Wirtz | October 15, 2018


Iconic brand features in F1 2018 The latest official F1 game for PS4 and XBOX has just been released and this 2018 edition features Borg & Beck, one of the premier racing ...

READ MORE

STEERING THE WAY

STEERING THE WAY

By Jenni Wirtz | October 11, 2018


The Use of Lighter Materials To Reduce Vehicle Weight Vehicle manufacturers (VMs) are driven by the need to reduce the weight of the vehicles they produce, which, in ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD SECURES £20m IN FUNDING FROM SANTANDER TO SUPPORT GLOBAL EXPORT GROWTH

FIRST LINE LTD SECURES £20m IN FUNDING FROM SANTANDER TO SUPPORT GLOBAL EXPORT GROWTH

By Jenni Wirtz | October 5, 2018


Banbury-headquartered First Line Ltd, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of premium quality automotive components to the vehicle aftermarket, has secured £20 million in funding ...

READ MORE

KEEPING CLASSICS IN TOP GEAR

KEEPING CLASSICS IN TOP GEAR

By Jenni Wirtz | September 24, 2018


After the long dry summer, autumn is the season when the 1000’s of iconic classic vehicles that are still driven by their enthusiastic owners will be receiving some well-earned ...

READ MORE

IMPRESSIVE SHOW AT AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT

IMPRESSIVE SHOW AT AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT

By Jenni Wirtz | September 19, 2018


First Line Ltd was present at Automechanika earlier this month with an impressive two-story 180m2 stand, which showcased to great effect our three primary brands, First Line, Borg ...

READ MORE

BMW CRANKCASE BREATHER HOSES

BMW CRANKCASE BREATHER HOSES

By Jenni Wirtz | September 16, 2018


Crankcase ventilation is central to modern engine design to both avoid the build-up of excess pressure and vent the by-products of engine combustion through the inlet manifold via ...

READ MORE

VISIT US AT AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT: Hall 5.1, Stand C58

VISIT US AT AUTOMECHANIKA FRANKFURT: Hall 5.1, Stand C58

By Jenni Wirtz | August 24, 2018


At this years’ Automechanika Frankfurt, the company has its largest ever presence and the 180m2 stand will provide an impressive setting from which to display a wide selection of ...

READ MORE

THE COMPLETE WHEEL BEARING SOLUTION

THE COMPLETE WHEEL BEARING SOLUTION

By Jenni Wirtz | August 23, 2018


First-To-Market Parts, Depth Of Range & Unrivalled Availability Offering a market leading range of wheel bearing kits with in excess of 1,000 references, First Line Ltd ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK MAKES BRITISH TRUCK RACING DEBUT

BORG & BECK MAKES BRITISH TRUCK RACING DEBUT

By Jenni Wirtz | July 30, 2018


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 ...

READ MORE

SEE CLEARLY WITH FIRST LINE MOTOR WIPERS

SEE CLEARLY WITH FIRST LINE MOTOR WIPERS

By Jenni Wirtz | July 9, 2018


In terms of the driver, one of the most important road safety elements is the ability to see clearly in adverse weather conditions, which is why when a wiper motor fails, the ...

READ MORE

THE BEST IN BRAKING

THE BEST IN BRAKING

By Jenni Wirtz | June 19, 2018


To undertake service or repair work on a vehicle’s braking system, technicians need to be sure they are fitting a brand they can trust with the product quality that both they and ...

READ MORE

Spring/Summer Service Checks

Spring/Summer Service Checks

By Jenni Wirtz | May 15, 2018


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 ...

READ MORE

Roll Out The Classics

Roll Out The Classics

By Jenni Wirtz | May 9, 2018


With Spring finally upon us, 1000’s of iconic classic vehicles will be receiving some TLC in preparation for this year’s show season. Although some of the work will be undertaken ...

READ MORE

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

By Jenni Wirtz | April 24, 2018


How To Diagnose Top Strut Mount Issues Although often overlooked, top strut mounts are one of the most important parts of the suspension system, connecting the coil ...

READ MORE

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