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…

Loyal Mr Hall

Retelling the stories of doing work on the ground back at my parents place and retelling how much hard work that was, always brings back memories of one client. We did many jobs on the ground for the two years we operated from there but this one client was with us from almost the very beginning and…

Building The Woo

As previously blogged about, when starting the business we set it up as a mobile mechanic which required us to have a vehicle. The Daewoo Lanos was gifted to us for free but it needed a lot of work. Our intentions were to just do the bare essentials to keep the thing running until something…

$5 fuse

As previously blogged, the idea in my inexperienced business mind was to keep 100% of people 100% satisfied, this is never ever possible as my previous blog post tells the story of how haters will always pull down those who are successful. Aside from that small group I feel we have come rather close so…