I’ve lost track of how many VW specialists I’ve visited across the UK to interview, take photos and produce magazine features from, both air and water cooled - and some who work on both. And the owners of these companies have a variety of backgrounds which has led them to where there are today. However the background to the owner of BUGerd VWs in Wiltshire - Luke May - was a new one on me. In fact it’s not even to do with cars. Having left college he spent the next 8 years working on trains - especially repairing and servicing brakes and suspension on them. He had been planning to become a car mechanic, but this job appeared out of nowhere and it looked a bit different but would use many of the same skills he already had, albeit working with bigger ramps and tools ! “ Yes everything is on a much larger scale when you are working on trains,” confirmed Luke, but it’s pretty much the same if you use The Force.
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