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Steamboat Springs’ latest auto restore store targets to handle other folks at first rate value

Steamboat Springs’ latest auto restore store targets to handle other folks at first rate value
Bob Wallace, the landlord of Wallace Vehicles, is hoping to construct his industry in his new west aspect location at 2101 Snow Bowl Plaza.
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In April, Bob Wallace opened his car restore store, Wallace Vehicles, at 2101 Snow Bowl Plaza, however the longtime mechanic, with greater than twenty years of revel in, isn’t new to the industry.

“I took a destroy, and I in reality began development properties,” stated Wallace. “I’ve were given a two-year-old son, and I’ve were given some other one at the manner. This chance used to be excellent: Chris (Cotton) used to be shifting out, and we had mentioned it for like a yr ahead of simply more or less joking and it simply more or less labored out.”

Wallace, who took over the positioning that used to deal with Endure’s Car at the west aspect of Steamboat Spring, stated his objective is to handle other folks at a tight value. The automobile restore store will absorb all makes of automobiles and be offering products and services together with tires, oil adjustments, complete engines, transmissions, clutches, brakes, and exhaust. He’s qualified to paintings on Subaru cars and is an Car Carrier Excellence qualified mechanic. He stated he works on Toyota and all American makes of cars as neatly.

“Our objective is solely taking good care of other folks at a tight value, and doing it proper the primary time” Wallace stated. “We satisfaction ourselves on no longer having any comebacks.”

The store is open from 9 a.m. to five p.m. Monday thru Friday and via appointment on Saturdays. It used to be simply the chance that Wallace, who stated he has liked running on automobiles since he used to be 15, used to be on the lookout for to get again within the car restore industry after proudly owning his personal store in Denver for 10 years.

He left the industry to take a brief destroy, ahead of shifting to the Yampa Valley 5 years in the past. He has labored for a few native car retail outlets on the town, and is worked up to possess a store once more.

The site has two lifts, and Wallace stated he has the method to tackle almost about each and every process. Wallace says he simply loves mechanics and tinkering with stuff and that he nonetheless enjoys development bikes and hotrods when he will get the risk. Shoppers can achieve the store at 970-879-1143 or via emailing [email protected].

Wallace, and his spouse Kaiti Lydon, reside in Oak Creek with their son, Declan. The couple is anticipating their 2d kid in November.

It’s only a great transition,” Wallace stated. “I took a destroy and this chance came visiting and I took benefit of it.”

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