Meet the Experts Behind Auckland's Best
Engine Reconditioners

Each of our staff members have been a proud part of Taylor Automotive for over 20 years. It's their dedication, expertise and experience which has seen us become the 'go to' engine reconditioner in Auckland.

In fact, when you combine the experience in our workshop it exceeds 200 years.

Whether it's a classic, performance, European or boat engine reconditioning you require, with this much experience, you can be sure your engine rebuild will be a great success.


Owner / MacGyver

Tom Taylor has worked in the Auckland engine reconditioning industry for 50 years.

He formed his own company in 1979 with the goal to become the best engine reconditioner in Auckland.

He's known as MacGyver around the workshop because there's nothing he won't try to fix.


Workshop Manager

Paul started work at Taylor Automotive in 1990, learning all aspects of cylinder head reconditioning, before becoming the Head Bay Supervisor.

These days Paul is the workshop manager and he's the first person you'll meet when you visit. Paul can help answer your questions regarding any area of engine reconditioning.


Engine Reboring Specialist

Starting with us as our first apprentice, Dieter is now our longest serving technician, boasting 30 years of experience.

As our engine reboring specialist, Dieter covers all aspects of engine boring, honing and line boring - from single motor cycle barrels to large diesel engines and V8 performance blocks.


Crankshaft Grinding Technician

Working with us since 1989, Allan is a qualified and highly experienced crankshaft grinding technician proudly at the top of his field.

Allan also works in engine assembly and proudly notches up over 30 years' experience in the engine reconditioning industry.

Book Your Engine Rebuild or Mechanical Servicing

Now that you've got to know us, we'd like to meet you.

To arrange your engine rebuild, or book a mechanical service, call us on 377 8404 or send us a message.