The motto at Scott De Long’s Auto Service in Marietta, GA, is “Honesty and integrity in motion.” After diagnosing a customer’s vehicle, De Long provides the customer with a priority list, starting with what needs to be done first. The largest challenge faced by the business is keeping up with all the new computer diagnostic equipment.
Below is the article as it appeared on the Northeast Cobb Patch website.
Meet the Master Mechanic
By Tomi Johnson
January 23, 2011
Master mechanic and small business owner Scott De Long has been servicing cars for 22 years in Northeast Cobb.
At his present location for 10 years, Scott De Long’s Auto Service on 2140 Post Oak Tritt. Scott manages a team of five mechanics. They specialize in major repairs, such as fuel lines, transmissions, brakes, vacuum hoses, and engines as well as regular car maintenance and oil changes.
He stands behind his motto, “Honesty and integrity in motion.”
De Long grew up in Kokomo, IN, surrounded by cornfields, Delco and GM plants. His father worked at the Chrysler transmission plant. De Long has always had a special interest in cars.
“Diagnosing and figuring out how things work always just came very easy for me,” said De Long who graduated from Chattahoochee Tech with a 4.0 GPA. As a child, he was always taking things apart and putting them back together again.
To read this article on the Northeast Cobb Patch website, visit http://northeastcobb.patch.com/articles/meet-the-master-mechanic.