This week's Turbo Talk guest is painter Josh Opatt from McKenzie's in Queensland which specialises in heavy vehicle repair.

How did you get started in the industry?

A school-based apprenticeshop at Swagman Motor Homes on the Gold Coast in 2000.

What do you do now?

Paint shop manager (funnily enough we still do a few Swagman Motor Homes).

What do you most like about the industry?  

2.30pm finish! The longer I've stayed, the more I'm learning and I still enjoy the industry 

What do you most dislike about the industry? 

The high risk OH&S issues.  

Who do you most admire in the industry? 

Mark Haywood at PPG.

Cars! Tell us - first car, current car, dream car? 

VL Commodore  was my first car, I drive an  XR6 Ford sedan now, my dream car is a  Mercedes E63.

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