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WHY DO GEAR CONTROL CABLES FAIL?

WHY DO GEAR CONTROL CABLES FAIL?

By Jenni Wirtz | October 14, 2020


First Line Ltd is a highly regarded supplier of premium quality aftermarket components. The company is also one of the UK market leaders for replacement control cables, with its ...

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MOT ADVICE TO FACTORS AND WORKSHOPS

MOT ADVICE TO FACTORS AND WORKSHOPS

By Jenni Wirtz | September 25, 2020


With the six-month MOT deferral now over, workshops and motor factors need to prepare themselves for the high demand that is there now and will continue into the first quarter of ...

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THE COMPLETE WIPER SOLUTION FOR WINTER

THE COMPLETE WIPER SOLUTION FOR WINTER

By Jenni Wirtz | September 3, 2020


With the season now changing and the weather going from heatwaves to rain, it’s more important than ever to appraise and potentially replace the wiper blades. As they are the ...

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BORG & BECK’S CLASSIC CLUTCH

BORG & BECK’S CLASSIC CLUTCH

By Jenni Wirtz | August 10, 2020


Closest To The Original Specification Enthusiasts Will Get When it comes to the design and manufacture of clutch systems and components, with more than a century’s worth ...

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BMW CRANKCASE BREATHER HOSES

BMW CRANKCASE BREATHER HOSES

By Jenni Wirtz | July 2, 2020


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 ...

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Borg & Beck - Excellence in Braking

Borg & Beck - Excellence in Braking

By Jenni Wirtz | June 17, 2020


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

COMMON CLUTCH INSTALLATION ERRORS

COMMON CLUTCH INSTALLATION ERRORS

By Jenni Wirtz | May 28, 2020


First Line Ltd Sheds A Light On The Main Problems Through its iconic brand, Borg & Beck, First Line Ltd has extensive knowledge of the automotive clutch system and so is ...

READ MORE

WHY QUALITY IS KEY FOR STEERING AND SUSPENSION COMPONENTS

WHY QUALITY IS KEY FOR STEERING AND SUSPENSION COMPONENTS

By Jenni Wirtz | May 12, 2020


Bushes – A Crucial Safety Ingredient! Although they may look insignificant and be the least expensive part of a vehicle’s steering and suspension system, bushes are, in ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK’S BRAKE DISC INSTALLATION TIPS

BORG & BECK’S BRAKE DISC INSTALLATION TIPS

By Jenni Wirtz | May 11, 2020


Technical Information on Citroën/Peugeot Rear Brake Discs Known for its technical expertise, Borg & Beck is dedicated to sharing its knowledge on the array of premium ...

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BORG & BECK'S ONLINE SOLUTION - WEBCAT

BORG & BECK'S ONLINE SOLUTION - WEBCAT

By Jenni Wirtz | April 3, 2020


Company Urging Customers To Use Platform During COVID-19 Prominent supplier of premium quality components, First Line Ltd, has emphasised the importance of its WebCat ...

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WORKSHOPS MUST STAY OPEN DURING THE CRISIS

WORKSHOPS MUST STAY OPEN DURING THE CRISIS

By Jenni Wirtz | March 26, 2020


Key Workers Need Their Cars In Roadworthy Condition In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, now more than ever, workshops have a vital role to play. While MOT deadlines ...

READ MORE

WORKSHOPS – KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON!

WORKSHOPS – KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON!

By Jenni Wirtz | March 25, 2020


As workshops have a vital role to ensure the country keeps moving during this challenging period, they are one of the few businesses officially allowed to stay open amidst the ...

READ MORE

COMMITTED TO SERVICING THE INDUSTRY

COMMITTED TO SERVICING THE INDUSTRY

By Jenni Wirtz | March 24, 2020


Clarity over the Automotive Industry has now been provided and it is in the public interest to ensure ongoing service, repair, and MOT of emergency and ...

READ MORE

COVID-19 UPDATE TO ALL CUSTOMERS

COVID-19 UPDATE TO ALL CUSTOMERS

By Jenni Wirtz | March 20, 2020


We would like to issue a short update with regards First Line Ltd and our business operations within this current time of adversity. First and foremost our business is open as ...

READ MORE

THE START OF CLASSIC CAR SEASON

THE START OF CLASSIC CAR SEASON

By Jenni Wirtz | March 18, 2020


Spring is the season when 1,000's of iconic classic vehicles will start receiving some well-earned maintenance after being laid-up during the long winter. Although some of the ...

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OVER 45 ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS IN RANGE!

OVER 45 ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS IN RANGE!

By Jenni Wirtz | March 17, 2020


In the quest to reduce engine emissions, there is a growing trend among vehicle manufacturers to use Electric Water Pumps instead of, or alongside, their traditional belt driven ...

READ MORE

THE ADVANTAGES OF SINGLE MASS FLYWHEEL

THE ADVANTAGES OF SINGLE MASS FLYWHEEL

By Jenni Wirtz | February 21, 2020


For more than 100 years, Borg & Beck has been a byword for premium products, which is why brand owner First Line Ltd, continues to invest and update its quality control and test ...

READ MORE

WATER PUMP WITH ELECTRIC VALVE HELPS REDUCE EMISSIONS

WATER PUMP WITH ELECTRIC VALVE HELPS REDUCE EMISSIONS

By Jenni Wirtz | February 11, 2020


First Line Ltd has recently introduced a replacement water pump with an electric valve to accommodate a range of VAG vehicles equipped with stop/start technology that have this ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK’S RENOWNED BRAKING RANGE

BORG & BECK’S RENOWNED BRAKING RANGE

By Jenni Wirtz | February 7, 2020


The Borg & Beck brand is renowned in the aftermarket for its original equipment (OE) heritage, impressive range and proactive approach to advanced technologies, specifications and ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD: ONE OF THE TOP 100 EXPORTERS

FIRST LINE LTD: ONE OF THE TOP 100 EXPORTERS

By Jenni Wirtz | February 5, 2020


Company Was Given Title By Business & Innovation Magazine As a mark of its continuing strength in the export market, First Line Ltd, having previously ranked in the ...

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RELENTLESS PERFECTION!

RELENTLESS PERFECTION!

By Jenni Wirtz | January 22, 2020


First Line Ltd Continues to Expand on Its Ranges First Line Ltd and its brands, First Line, Borg & Beck, and Key Parts. are synonymous with availability, premium quality ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD IS IAAF’S CV SUPPLIER OF EXCELLENCE

FIRST LINE LTD IS IAAF’S CV SUPPLIER OF EXCELLENCE

By Jenni Wirtz | December 9, 2019


Company Was Presented Title at the IAAF Awards First Line Ltd won the prestigious IAAF 'Supplier of Excellence' award last week in the Commercial Vehicle (CV) category, ...

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WHY CABIN FILTERS SHOULD BE REPLACED READY FOR WINTER

WHY CABIN FILTERS SHOULD BE REPLACED READY FOR WINTER

By Jenni Wirtz | November 18, 2019


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 ...

READ MORE

TECHNICIANS CAN CLAIM THEIR FREE 2020 WALL PLANNER NOW

TECHNICIANS CAN CLAIM THEIR FREE 2020 WALL PLANNER NOW

By Jenni Wirtz | October 30, 2019


Following their popularity last year, First Line Ltd has launched its 2020 wall planners with First Line, Borg & Beck and CV branding. The wall planners are double sided so ...

READ MORE

CLEARING UP THERMOSTAT CONFUSION

CLEARING UP THERMOSTAT CONFUSION

By Jenni Wirtz | October 17, 2019


First Line Ltd Highlights The Change In New Thermostat Components Due to an increase in overheating issues on popular Citroën, Peugeot and Mini applications, the ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD EXPANDS WIPER MOTOR OFFERING

FIRST LINE LTD EXPANDS WIPER MOTOR OFFERING

By Jenni Wirtz | October 16, 2019


Being able to see clearly in all driving conditions is crucial. Therefore, when a replacement Wiper Motor is required you should choose one that is of premium quality to ensure ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD IS A FINALIST FOR IAAF AWARDS

FIRST LINE LTD IS A FINALIST FOR IAAF AWARDS

By Jenni Wirtz | October 15, 2019


Company Finalist for Supplier of Excellence in Car and CV Categories First Line Ltd has announced their gratitude for being nominated and becoming a finalist in the forthcoming ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD IS CAAR’S SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

FIRST LINE LTD IS CAAR’S SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

By Jenni Wirtz | October 11, 2019


First Line Ltd won the prestigious CAAR ‘Supplier of the Year’ award at CAAR’s recent Trade Show, this is the second time in a row the company has won the award, which is voted ...

READ MORE

WHY DO GEAR CONTROL CABLES FAIL?

WHY DO GEAR CONTROL CABLES FAIL?

By Jenni Wirtz | October 14, 2020


First Line Ltd is a highly regarded supplier of premium quality aftermarket components. The company is also one of the UK market leaders for replacement control cables, with its ...

READ MORE

MOT ADVICE TO FACTORS AND WORKSHOPS

MOT ADVICE TO FACTORS AND WORKSHOPS

By Jenni Wirtz | September 25, 2020


With the six-month MOT deferral now over, workshops and motor factors need to prepare themselves for the high demand that is there now and will continue into the first quarter of ...

READ MORE

THE COMPLETE WIPER SOLUTION FOR WINTER

THE COMPLETE WIPER SOLUTION FOR WINTER

By Jenni Wirtz | September 3, 2020


With the season now changing and the weather going from heatwaves to rain, it’s more important than ever to appraise and potentially replace the wiper blades. As they are the ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK’S CLASSIC CLUTCH

BORG & BECK’S CLASSIC CLUTCH

By Jenni Wirtz | August 10, 2020


Closest To The Original Specification Enthusiasts Will Get When it comes to the design and manufacture of clutch systems and components, with more than a century’s worth ...

READ MORE

BMW CRANKCASE BREATHER HOSES

BMW CRANKCASE BREATHER HOSES

By Jenni Wirtz | July 2, 2020


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

Borg & Beck - Excellence in Braking

Borg & Beck - Excellence in Braking

By Jenni Wirtz | June 17, 2020


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

COMMON CLUTCH INSTALLATION ERRORS

COMMON CLUTCH INSTALLATION ERRORS

By Jenni Wirtz | May 28, 2020


First Line Ltd Sheds A Light On The Main Problems Through its iconic brand, Borg & Beck, First Line Ltd has extensive knowledge of the automotive clutch system and so is ...

READ MORE

WHY QUALITY IS KEY FOR STEERING AND SUSPENSION COMPONENTS

WHY QUALITY IS KEY FOR STEERING AND SUSPENSION COMPONENTS

By Jenni Wirtz | May 12, 2020


Bushes – A Crucial Safety Ingredient! Although they may look insignificant and be the least expensive part of a vehicle’s steering and suspension system, bushes are, in ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK’S BRAKE DISC INSTALLATION TIPS

BORG & BECK’S BRAKE DISC INSTALLATION TIPS

By Jenni Wirtz | May 11, 2020


Technical Information on Citroën/Peugeot Rear Brake Discs Known for its technical expertise, Borg & Beck is dedicated to sharing its knowledge on the array of premium ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK'S ONLINE SOLUTION - WEBCAT

BORG & BECK'S ONLINE SOLUTION - WEBCAT

By Jenni Wirtz | April 3, 2020


Company Urging Customers To Use Platform During COVID-19 Prominent supplier of premium quality components, First Line Ltd, has emphasised the importance of its WebCat ...

READ MORE

WORKSHOPS MUST STAY OPEN DURING THE CRISIS

WORKSHOPS MUST STAY OPEN DURING THE CRISIS

By Jenni Wirtz | March 26, 2020


Key Workers Need Their Cars In Roadworthy Condition In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, now more than ever, workshops have a vital role to play. While MOT deadlines ...

READ MORE

WORKSHOPS – KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON!

WORKSHOPS – KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON!

By Jenni Wirtz | March 25, 2020


As workshops have a vital role to ensure the country keeps moving during this challenging period, they are one of the few businesses officially allowed to stay open amidst the ...

READ MORE

COMMITTED TO SERVICING THE INDUSTRY

COMMITTED TO SERVICING THE INDUSTRY

By Jenni Wirtz | March 24, 2020


Clarity over the Automotive Industry has now been provided and it is in the public interest to ensure ongoing service, repair, and MOT of emergency and ...

READ MORE

COVID-19 UPDATE TO ALL CUSTOMERS

COVID-19 UPDATE TO ALL CUSTOMERS

By Jenni Wirtz | March 20, 2020


We would like to issue a short update with regards First Line Ltd and our business operations within this current time of adversity. First and foremost our business is open as ...

READ MORE

THE START OF CLASSIC CAR SEASON

THE START OF CLASSIC CAR SEASON

By Jenni Wirtz | March 18, 2020


Spring is the season when 1,000's of iconic classic vehicles will start receiving some well-earned maintenance after being laid-up during the long winter. Although some of the ...

READ MORE

OVER 45 ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS IN RANGE!

OVER 45 ELECTRIC WATER PUMPS IN RANGE!

By Jenni Wirtz | March 17, 2020


In the quest to reduce engine emissions, there is a growing trend among vehicle manufacturers to use Electric Water Pumps instead of, or alongside, their traditional belt driven ...

READ MORE

THE ADVANTAGES OF SINGLE MASS FLYWHEEL

THE ADVANTAGES OF SINGLE MASS FLYWHEEL

By Jenni Wirtz | February 21, 2020


For more than 100 years, Borg & Beck has been a byword for premium products, which is why brand owner First Line Ltd, continues to invest and update its quality control and test ...

READ MORE

WATER PUMP WITH ELECTRIC VALVE HELPS REDUCE EMISSIONS

WATER PUMP WITH ELECTRIC VALVE HELPS REDUCE EMISSIONS

By Jenni Wirtz | February 11, 2020


First Line Ltd has recently introduced a replacement water pump with an electric valve to accommodate a range of VAG vehicles equipped with stop/start technology that have this ...

READ MORE

BORG & BECK’S RENOWNED BRAKING RANGE

BORG & BECK’S RENOWNED BRAKING RANGE

By Jenni Wirtz | February 7, 2020


The Borg & Beck brand is renowned in the aftermarket for its original equipment (OE) heritage, impressive range and proactive approach to advanced technologies, specifications and ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD: ONE OF THE TOP 100 EXPORTERS

FIRST LINE LTD: ONE OF THE TOP 100 EXPORTERS

By Jenni Wirtz | February 5, 2020


Company Was Given Title By Business & Innovation Magazine As a mark of its continuing strength in the export market, First Line Ltd, having previously ranked in the ...

READ MORE

RELENTLESS PERFECTION!

RELENTLESS PERFECTION!

By Jenni Wirtz | January 22, 2020


First Line Ltd Continues to Expand on Its Ranges First Line Ltd and its brands, First Line, Borg & Beck, and Key Parts. are synonymous with availability, premium quality ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD IS IAAF’S CV SUPPLIER OF EXCELLENCE

FIRST LINE LTD IS IAAF’S CV SUPPLIER OF EXCELLENCE

By Jenni Wirtz | December 9, 2019


Company Was Presented Title at the IAAF Awards First Line Ltd won the prestigious IAAF 'Supplier of Excellence' award last week in the Commercial Vehicle (CV) category, ...

READ MORE

WHY CABIN FILTERS SHOULD BE REPLACED READY FOR WINTER

WHY CABIN FILTERS SHOULD BE REPLACED READY FOR WINTER

By Jenni Wirtz | November 18, 2019


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 ...

READ MORE

TECHNICIANS CAN CLAIM THEIR FREE 2020 WALL PLANNER NOW

TECHNICIANS CAN CLAIM THEIR FREE 2020 WALL PLANNER NOW

By Jenni Wirtz | October 30, 2019


Following their popularity last year, First Line Ltd has launched its 2020 wall planners with First Line, Borg & Beck and CV branding. The wall planners are double sided so ...

READ MORE

CLEARING UP THERMOSTAT CONFUSION

CLEARING UP THERMOSTAT CONFUSION

By Jenni Wirtz | October 17, 2019


First Line Ltd Highlights The Change In New Thermostat Components Due to an increase in overheating issues on popular Citroën, Peugeot and Mini applications, the ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD EXPANDS WIPER MOTOR OFFERING

FIRST LINE LTD EXPANDS WIPER MOTOR OFFERING

By Jenni Wirtz | October 16, 2019


Being able to see clearly in all driving conditions is crucial. Therefore, when a replacement Wiper Motor is required you should choose one that is of premium quality to ensure ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD IS A FINALIST FOR IAAF AWARDS

FIRST LINE LTD IS A FINALIST FOR IAAF AWARDS

By Jenni Wirtz | October 15, 2019


Company Finalist for Supplier of Excellence in Car and CV Categories First Line Ltd has announced their gratitude for being nominated and becoming a finalist in the forthcoming ...

READ MORE

FIRST LINE LTD IS CAAR’S SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

FIRST LINE LTD IS CAAR’S SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR

By Jenni Wirtz | October 11, 2019


First Line Ltd won the prestigious CAAR ‘Supplier of the Year’ award at CAAR’s recent Trade Show, this is the second time in a row the company has won the award, which is voted ...

READ MORE

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