A New Workshop

The story behind the move to the new workshop when told comes across as a very straight forward process. We looked, we applied and we moved. The reality is this is not the case and it was somewhat stressful. As I mentioned in a previous blog post a particular tow truck driver had me wound up…

Auto or Manual

Not long after the move to Narrabeen, a friend of mine broke down in his ute. The tricked out V8 Holden had blown the automatic transmission and he asked if we could convert this to manual. We quoted the job up and it was rather expensive. Close to seven thousand Australian dollars in the end. He…

Inspiration

What keeps the team ticking at GDL? Writing this post has caused me to pause and reflect a little as I can easily identify what it is that keeps me personally striving for our latest goal but I have never asked the other team members what it is for them. At this point its important…

Airbrushed Art

The culture that the “Fast and Furious” franchise depicts surrounding the modified car world is real, most people probably know that. What they may not know is in a very similar way to the clothing industry styles of vehicle modification come in and out of fashion as often as the sun rises. Now we are…

Disaster Strikes Again

After pouring countless hours of blood, sweat and tears into building a car you anticipate your reaction should someone damage that car intentionally or otherwise. You always hope it never happens, but in your mind you run through your outburst of rage when someone undoes all that hard work. The reality for me was that…