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…

$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…

Venom

The next lesson to learn was a tough lesson and something to this day I personally struggle with. At the time of establishment I had this idea in my head based on the errors I believed  my pervious employers were making, I truly believed that I could keep 100% of people 100% satisfied. Down the track I found for…

Much Needed Help

For the first year or so of operation we remained at my parents home garage, this had its complications of course but the greatest of these was our inability to carry out some of the bigger jobs. Clutch’s in four wheel drives, engine jobs, automatic transmissions and any job that required a cross member to be removed from…