Highly respected air-cooled Porsche technician, Chris Boys, has joined RPM Technik’s Special Projects Division…
Leading Porsche specialist, RPM Technik, has announced the appointment of respected Porsche industry Technician Chris Boys. Boys will work as part of the independent Porsche specialist’s Special Projects Division. The new recruit comes to the Hertfordshire specialist off the back of a 34 year stint with JZ Machtech (JZM), there Boys made his name as a leading expert in air-cooled 911s – from long bonnet models to 993s. The move reunites RPM Technik’s Technical Director, Ollie Preston, with his Porsche mentor, Preston’s Porsche apprenticeship was undertaken via the tutorage of Boys.
“I’m so happy to be making the move, having seen what RPM Technik have been achieving in recent years. Ollie (Preston) used to be my apprentice and we have always kept in touch over the years,” said Boys. “RPM Technik has some exciting things going on and a huge reputation within the industry, when the opportunity arose it was hard to turn down.”
Ollie Preston commented; “Chris is a genius when it comes Porsche, especially air-cooled models so it’s great to have him onboard. Without him there may not even have been RPM Technik in the first place. His passion, skill and attention to detail were something that I really benefited from as a young technician. I have been able to take these values into what we do here, so it seems fitting he now joins us.”
Chris Boys started in the motor trade aged 11 working at a friend’s garage. A fifteen-year career working on different automotive marques gave him a great platform and understanding of the industry before he started specialising in Porsches. Today Boys prides himself not only on his Porsche expertise, but also on being able to pass his knowledge on through training professional Porsche Technicians. Fully trained on Bosch Fuel injection systems, especially K-Jet and Motronic, as well Porsche electronic systems, the appointment of Boys further strengthens the growing reputation of RPM Technik’s specialised restoration and tuning activities.