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New Zealand Classic Car - - Advertising Feature -

ikes En­gines, started by Mike Britliff in 1985, has a rep­u­ta­tion in the north­ern re­gion for hav­ing the high­est qual­ity stan­dards around. Steve Walker took over the busi­ness in 2014 be­cause, as the web­site men­tions, “Mike was ready to do a lot more fish­ing.”

Steve is light-hearted and en­thu­si­as­tic, and our dis­cus­sion with the rel­a­tively new owner trans­mit­ted the great deal of en­thu­si­asm for the work his staff do in house. “In the north­ern re­gion, we get a lot of the older boys bring­ing in their blocks, heads, and var­i­ous other com­po­nents for ma­chin­ing, as we find we have a great num­ber of hands-on cus­tomers,” Steve told us. Mike's En­gines is still sit­u­ated in its orig­i­nal build­ing, but Steve said

43–45 Ma­hana Road, Te Rapa, Hamil­ton. waika­to­enginereco ndi­tion­ers.co.nz

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