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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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

Borg & Beck Adds CV Brake Pads

Borg & Beck Adds CV Brake Pads

By Jenni Wirtz | April 6, 2018


Comprehensive Coverage Across The Range! Borg & Beck, the renowned global supplier of premium quality replacement components for both the automotive and commercial ...

READ MORE

CV Brake Pads Now Available!

CV Brake Pads Now Available!

By Jenni Wirtz | February 27, 2018


To continue the expansion and meet the demands for Their CV Braking programme, First Line Ltd, under their Borg & Beck brand, are proud to introduce into the commercial vehicle ...

READ MORE

Getting To The Heart Of The System

Getting To The Heart Of The System

By Jenni Wirtz | February 16, 2018


Taking Control Of Thermal Management The thermal management system, in common with many of the systems in the contemporary motor vehicle, is an incredibly complicated ...

READ MORE

For Steering & Suspension – Choose First Line!

For Steering & Suspension – Choose First Line!

By Jenni Wirtz | February 1, 2018


When First Line’s Steering & Suspension was introduced back in 1992, the 1000 reference portfolio led the way in providing a comprehensive offer. Since then, the range has grown ...

READ MORE

Don't Compromise With Braking

Don't Compromise With Braking

By Jenni Wirtz | January 30, 2018


When it comes to effective braking for the country’s thousands of commercial vehicles (CVs), whether on the power unit or the trailer, guaranteed performance and complete ...

READ MORE

Remember... Premium Quality Turbo Hoses Available From First Line

Remember... Premium Quality Turbo Hoses Available From First Line

By Jenni Wirtz | January 23, 2018


Turbocharging has been used for many years, primarily in sports cars and high-end luxury vehicles, however things have changed as manufacturers are heavily focused on meeting ...

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What You Need To Know About Electric Water Pumps

What You Need To Know About Electric Water Pumps

By Jenni Wirtz | January 9, 2018


Technicians are starting to see an increase of Electric Water Pump replacements, as the popularity of using auxiliary and secondary electric pumps grows amongst vehicle ...

READ MORE

The Generation Game

The Generation Game

By Jenni Wirtz | November 29, 2017


Providing The Complete Wheel Bearing Solution Wheel hub technology is developing quickly to cater for the ever-increasing demands of the modern vehicle. With ...

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Borg & Beck Tech Centre Upgrade Reinforces Clutch Expertise

Borg & Beck Tech Centre Upgrade Reinforces Clutch Expertise

By Jenni Wirtz | October 24, 2017


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

READ MORE

IAAF Supplier Of Excellence Awards

IAAF Supplier Of Excellence Awards

By Jenni Wirtz | October 18, 2017


Nominations have been received for this year's IAAF awards and we are very pleased to have been shortlisted for the Car Supplier and CV Supplier of Excellence Awards. Voting is ...

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Key Parts Extend Braking Programme

Key Parts Extend Braking Programme

By Jenni Wirtz | September 8, 2017


Over 200 References Added To The Key Parts Braking Range Renowned supplier of premium quality components, First Line Ltd, offers its customers a multitude of ...

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First Line Engine Mountings Reach A New High

First Line Engine Mountings Reach A New High

By Jenni Wirtz | September 6, 2017


Over 80 New References Introduced First Line Ltd's comprehensive range of Engine Mountings has recently been expanded to over 900 part numbers and now covers ...

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Borg & Beck Engine Mountings Reach A New High

Borg & Beck Engine Mountings Reach A New High

By Jenni Wirtz | September 6, 2017


Over 80 New References Introduced Borg & Beck's comprehensive range of Engine Mountings has recently been expanded to over 900 part numbers and now covers in ...

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

Borg & Beck Adds CV Brake Pads

Borg & Beck Adds CV Brake Pads

By Jenni Wirtz | April 6, 2018


Comprehensive Coverage Across The Range! Borg & Beck, the renowned global supplier of premium quality replacement components for both the automotive and commercial ...

READ MORE

CV Brake Pads Now Available!

CV Brake Pads Now Available!

By Jenni Wirtz | February 27, 2018


To continue the expansion and meet the demands for Their CV Braking programme, First Line Ltd, under their Borg & Beck brand, are proud to introduce into the commercial vehicle ...

READ MORE

Getting To The Heart Of The System

Getting To The Heart Of The System

By Jenni Wirtz | February 16, 2018


Taking Control Of Thermal Management The thermal management system, in common with many of the systems in the contemporary motor vehicle, is an incredibly complicated ...

READ MORE

For Steering & Suspension – Choose First Line!

For Steering & Suspension – Choose First Line!

By Jenni Wirtz | February 1, 2018


When First Line’s Steering & Suspension was introduced back in 1992, the 1000 reference portfolio led the way in providing a comprehensive offer. Since then, the range has grown ...

READ MORE

Don't Compromise With Braking

Don't Compromise With Braking

By Jenni Wirtz | January 30, 2018


When it comes to effective braking for the country’s thousands of commercial vehicles (CVs), whether on the power unit or the trailer, guaranteed performance and complete ...

READ MORE

Remember... Premium Quality Turbo Hoses Available From First Line

Remember... Premium Quality Turbo Hoses Available From First Line

By Jenni Wirtz | January 23, 2018


Turbocharging has been used for many years, primarily in sports cars and high-end luxury vehicles, however things have changed as manufacturers are heavily focused on meeting ...

READ MORE

What You Need To Know About Electric Water Pumps

What You Need To Know About Electric Water Pumps

By Jenni Wirtz | January 9, 2018


Technicians are starting to see an increase of Electric Water Pump replacements, as the popularity of using auxiliary and secondary electric pumps grows amongst vehicle ...

READ MORE

The Generation Game

The Generation Game

By Jenni Wirtz | November 29, 2017


Providing The Complete Wheel Bearing Solution Wheel hub technology is developing quickly to cater for the ever-increasing demands of the modern vehicle. With ...

READ MORE

Borg & Beck Tech Centre Upgrade Reinforces Clutch Expertise

Borg & Beck Tech Centre Upgrade Reinforces Clutch Expertise

By Jenni Wirtz | October 24, 2017


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

READ MORE

IAAF Supplier Of Excellence Awards

IAAF Supplier Of Excellence Awards

By Jenni Wirtz | October 18, 2017


Nominations have been received for this year's IAAF awards and we are very pleased to have been shortlisted for the Car Supplier and CV Supplier of Excellence Awards. Voting is ...

READ MORE

Key Parts Extend Braking Programme

Key Parts Extend Braking Programme

By Jenni Wirtz | September 8, 2017


Over 200 References Added To The Key Parts Braking Range Renowned supplier of premium quality components, First Line Ltd, offers its customers a multitude of ...

READ MORE

First Line Engine Mountings Reach A New High

First Line Engine Mountings Reach A New High

By Jenni Wirtz | September 6, 2017


Over 80 New References Introduced First Line Ltd's comprehensive range of Engine Mountings has recently been expanded to over 900 part numbers and now covers ...

READ MORE

Borg & Beck Engine Mountings Reach A New High

Borg & Beck Engine Mountings Reach A New High

By Jenni Wirtz | September 6, 2017


Over 80 New References Introduced Borg & Beck's comprehensive range of Engine Mountings has recently been expanded to over 900 part numbers and now covers in ...

READ MORE

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