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My interest in the auto industry began in the 1950’s. Since I really enjoyed building go-karts and mini-bikes, I thought it would be fun to work bigger and faster vehicles. One day, I rode my bicycle down to the local gas station and asked the mechanic if he’d teach me how to work on cars.
For the first seven years as a technical editor at ALLDATA, I managed the Toyota, Lexus, Scion and Mazda databases. When an opportunity to join the ALLDATA Automotive Diagnostic Team arose, I jumped at the chance.
Hello all. My automotive career began in 1990, working for a rental car company, where I got hooked on fixing cars. In a short time, I began working as a used-car technician at an import car dealership. Eager to take my skills to the next level, I soon landed a job at a Ford dealership in the San Francisco Bay Area.
I’ve always been fascinated with the mechanical aspect of cars and pushing the limits of vehicle performance. Some of my fondest memories as a young man are wrenching on cars with friends, hanging out in my neighbor’s garages and of course, drag racing at the local raceway.
Growing up I always had a fascination with cars. I would spend a lot of my free time at the shop of my best friend’s father. He would always let me see what he was working on and explained everything to me.
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