Allow me to introduce myself- my name is Reinier Breytenbach, and I own and self-manage a medium-sized car repair shop in South Africa in a town called Brits, near the capital city, Pretoria.
I am a qualified, and certified auto mechanic with close on forty years of practical, hands-on experience in all aspects of car repair and maintenance and twenty of those years had been as the owner and manager of a repair shop; however, if truth be told, they sometimes feel more like 50 years.
Nevertheless, I am hoping to share not only my experience in regular car maintenance with you through this medium, but also my experience in building high performance engines.
Over the past nearly forty years I have seen it all- good cars, bad cars, horrible cars, and merely adequate cars, but I have also seen the technological advances that have turned ordinary runabouts into computers on wheels. (more…)