• WTAC 2014 – 4th time lucky

    WTAC has been an institution for me, for the Hilux its been a display of personal progression, the first time I took it 10 hours up the Hume highway was in 2011, it was a chassis, 4 wheels and not a lot else, I remember towing it home in the rain, on an open trailer […]

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  • ETS Garage – The latest on the PS13

    Being on a waiting list for surgery has its upsides, spending time in the garage is one thing that I just can’t get enough of. Im racing the clock with the PS13, trying to get the majority of the fabrication work done so I can have a break when its time to get my finger […]

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  • Dream Build Drive – Its almost here

    Yesterday I went to Melbourne and picked up the Hilux, 2014 has been a very very different year for me, with the car being in New Zealand since the end of last year I have spent very little time with it, the stresses have been unique to me, never really in control of where it […]

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  • ETS Bender – In action

    While I am drawing up the plans for the bender (that you can have access to by signing up to the newsletter) Sign up here I thought I would shoot some footage over the weekend of a simple few minutes in use, I got stuck into the roll cage in the PS13 NA project, the […]

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  • PS13NA – Getting Somewhere

    It probably comes as no suprise to you but I love metalwork……… I dont love the burns, the mess, the noise, the taste of steel, or the gritty feeling after I have finished a night in the garage, but what I do love is seeing my visions come to life and the amount of strength […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Overseas Vacation

    Things are really different lately, its been a week since my Hilux sat on the startline of Hampton Downs Racetrack ready to attack the track, every night after work I head home thinking about it and it feels weird not to see it in the garage. I basically came into pit lane, took my suit […]

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  • Tour of NZ – Hampton Downs

    So this was it, the day that I had dreamed of since the very beginning. Azhar had orginised the racetrack and with Gary’s guidance I had the whole place to myself, it doesn’t get much better than that. I wouldn’t be alone on this day though, it was a special day for Matt as the […]

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  • Tour of NZ – The show hall

    Since the Hilux left my sight at the end of 2013 I have been anxiously awaiting the week that has just gone. The personal pressure was immense, a lot of things had to fall into place and I am happy to say they did. Myself, my fiancee Celia and my film director Matt all flew […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Never ending story

    In my last post I wrote about getting the engine, gearbox and ancillaries all assembled and ready to go, it was a long night and subsequently the next day at work was long and tiring. All I wanted to do was get home and fire it up. 5pm arrived and I raced home, filled the […]

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