Motor Trader e-magazine, October 2018

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Carl and Vicki Tattam, owners of Diff Lapping Qld



EING IN BUSINESS for 50 years is a remarkable milestone for any company. As many small and medium-sized business owners will know, it takes a lot of hard graft to get things moving, growing and running smoothly. However, the 50th anniversary is exactly what MTA Queensland member Diff Lapping Qld is celebrating in 2018. Based in the Brisbane suburb of Kedron, Diff Lapping Qld has been offering its services to the public and to industry since it was founded in 1968 and for many of those years it ran under the guidance of Charlie Serchen - a name members may recognise as Charlie was, for many years, a Board member of MTA Queensland and Chairman of the Association’s Automotive Engineers Division. Now owned and run by Carl and Vicki Tattam, Diff Lapping Qld continues to prosper, offering its unique service to customers both national and international, and its long and successful

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history is one that proves that a focus on delivering a service and product that is second to none will always be successful if you’re the best at what you do, customers will come. Another few decades could easily be on the cards. Like many businesses, Diff Lapping Qld’s name reflects the service it offers. While the company’s services include differential parts, axle straightening, vintage and veteran vehicle parts and repairs, gearbox repairs and parts, and the sale of Drivetech 4x4 parts and accessories, it is diff lapping for which it is renowned. VIDEO: DIFF LAPPING 1 OF 3 - STARTING OFF