The Auto Hobby Complex
The RAFM Auto Hobby Shop is a full service vehicle repair shop and retail parts store as well as a DIY mechanics playground. Our facility is open to all US ID card holders. We have 10 bays total with 4 rental bays available Monday-Friday and 7 rental bays available Saturday-Sunday for the DIY enthusiasts. We charge $5 per hour for stall rental and each stall comes equipped with a SnapOn Tool chest, hydraulic lift and access to most of the tools in our facility. Each of our bays contains a drive on lift, two post lift, or lily pad lift to better help you complete your desired repairs. We also have a 24 Hour Car Wash located next to the RAFM Shoppette that includes 2 self-service wash stalls, 2 vacuum and fragrance machines, and an automated drive thru with 3 service selections. Our mechanics are available by appointment Monday through Friday for oil changes, minor repairs and general vehicle upkeep. We also offer monthly familiarization classes designed teach you the basics for performing your own maintenance. Our friendly and dedicated staff with over 140 years combined experience are available 7 days a week and are committed to keeping your car safe while on the road.
The services that we offer include, but are not limited to:
Vehicle Tow, Oil Change, Brake Inspection and Replacement, Alignment, 25 Point Safety Inspection, Tire Mounting, Tire Balancing and Tire Repair, AC Service and Recharge, Coolant Flush and Repair, Engine Diagnostic Scan, HAZMAT Disposal (tires, oils, antifreeze, and battery), Tune Up, Battery Charge and Test, Starter and Alternator Test, Strut Replacement, Shock Replacement, Exhaust Repair and so much more! We also have a wide variety of tools available for rental including a battery jump box and a lock out kit.
If you’re mechanically inclined and prefer to work on your own vehicle, the Auto Hobby Shop has three bays dedicated specifically to DIYers and all the tools that you’ll need to accomplish almost any car care task.