About Us

Lincoln Forlong began his automotive training in Tauranga during January 1979 with Westbay Motors, the Holden dealership of that time.

With extensive experience in engines, automatic transmissions, fuel injection, electronics and fault finding, Forlong’s blend technology with experience to offer clients a broad spectrum of quality services. Both old and new technology are welcome.

Forlong’s Automotive first incarnation opened in March 1996, based in Bayfair, Mount Maunganui. The second incarnation opened in February 2012, based in Tauranga.

Run by Lincoln and Jo Forlong, Forlong’s Automotive offers exceptional expertise and service. Lincoln, accompanied by staff, offer clients technical skill and expertise that’s second to none. With light, clean premises, plus the best possible equipment, Forlong’s tenacious work ethic and focus on personal service makes the world of difference for clients.

Our team is awesome; they are client focused while applying uncommon attention to detail on cars:

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Lincoln Forlong

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Lincoln’s character, accompanied by decades of experience in Tauranga, make for the unique blend of qualities and skills that typifies Forlong’s Automotive.
Honest, up-front, and straight forward conversations with clients are some of Lincoln’s traits that help take the mystery out car maintenance and repairs. He welcomes questions that give the opportunity to explain what can seem like car gobbli-gook to clients.
A quick look at Forlong’s Automotive premises, soon tells you of our attitude towards professionalism, and quality workmanship. Obviously, this traditional Kiwi work ethic is what makes the difference to clients. The decades of extensive work on most makes and models which grew out of His grounding in Holden, gives a broad spectrum of experience for the care of New Zealand motor vehicles.

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