As the youngest in my group of friends, when my 16th birthday was finally on the horizon, I was itching to take my learners driving test as soon as was possible. I had it booked for the morning of my birthday and practically was counting down the hours. More than this, I was eager to start learning to drive as soon as I could, but I was certainly cautious that I would be being taught by educated instructors.
This is why following the successful passing of my learner’s test I decided to book in lessons at Excel Drive. Some of my friends had been getting lessons through them already and commented that they felt ready to drive alone already, so really the choice was easy.
I’ve been a mechanic for the better part of 40 years, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned in all my time it’s that you get what you pay for. Cheap and nasty doesn’t compare with quality, and I’ll always pay for quality. Take Tufflift, for example. These guys specialise in car lifts and hoists, and they’re built to last. I’ve been using the same hydraulic lift for 10 years. In fact, I’ve just bought another from Tufflift after expanding my workshop. It’s rare to find a company that care this much about a product, but Tufflift are far and away the best I’ve come across in my time.
Ace Mechanics wrote the book on mobile car service. There are one or two other operators out there doing the same sort of thing but not with the same care and quality, of that I’m certain. I know a thing or two about car mechanics having raced cars as an amateur for much of my youth. Continue reading