• Garage Time

    It’s that one thing you cant buy, time; I have been grappling with the concept of time vs money. Some people have all the money but not the time, some have all the time but not the money. Where is the happy medium? Where is the sweet spot? I work a 40 hour week to […]

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  • Geelong Revival – Home Town in the Hilux

    Every year the days get longer, the weather gets warmer and I get a hell of a lot busier. Spring time is event season in Australia, my chance to lift the roller door on the garage, hook up the trailer and load all my ideas into a complete package that brings a little slice of […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Warming up for the Geelong Revival

    It’s been a while since I pushed the start button on the Hilux, it’s still such a relief to me that I am able to just jump inside this, push the button and have some fun when the opportunity arises. The opportunity came about after a chat to the Geelong Revival Staff, I wanted to […]

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  • Garage Tour Video – My Workspace

    Let me begin by saying this is something I have always wanted to do but never got around to it, the interactive garage walk around video has been rolling through my mind for a while now, I never like to do things by half’s and a go-pro walk around wasn’t going to cut it for […]

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  • Garage spring clean

    Over and over again, the idea of making a dash ran through my mind. I decided to make it out of fibreglass and so it began, a huge mess and hours of sanding. But first I needed to make up a frame, something to allow the shape to flow. Once I had the profile sorted […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – 3 years in 100 Photos

    I had a request the other day to be a part of a book, the book was on modified cars, they wanted three photos and a short story on the car, 3 photos I thought………. That should be easy. I fired up the old laptop, it took a few minutes to come to life, bogged […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Rebuild Timelapse

    ETS Drift Ute – Rebuild Timelapse from Engineered To Slide on Vimeo. I have been doing a lot of motorcycle stuff lately, but every-time I employ a process I learnt on the Hilux build I think back to how huge that operation was, one man, one garage, 3 years in the making and a lot […]

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  • Vintage USA – Homecoming

    So 2014 is over, what a year, I feel like it went forever. This time last year the Hilux was on a boat destined for NZ and the filming process of Dream Build Drive was well and truly underway. The finale of the Hilux build hit home when it arrived at the docks in Melbourne, […]

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  • Repairing the Quaife – Preparing for Geelong Revival

    After having so much fun inside the car at QLD Matsuri, then WTAC the week after I was starting to notice that the Quaife QBE69G wasnt performing like it used too. When I got home I lifted the Hilux up on its air jacks to give it a clean out. As you can see it […]

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