Steamboat Springs’ newest auto repair shop aims to take care of people at decent price – Steamboat Pilot & Today

Bob Wallace, the proprietor of Wallace Autos, is hoping To assemble his enterprise in his new west facet location at 2101 Snow Bowl Plaza.
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In April, Bob Wallace opened his automotive restore store, Wallace Autos, at 2101 Snow Bowl Plaza, However the longtime mechanic, with Greater than 20 yrs of expertise, Isn’t new to the enterprise.

“I took a break, And that i truly started constructing homes,” said Wallace. “I’ve acquired a two-yr-previous son, And that i’ve acquired one other one on The biggest method. This alternative was Good: Chris (Cotton) was shifting out, and we had talked about it for like a yr earlier than simply Sort of joking and it simply Sort of labored out.”

Wallace, who took over The state of affairs that used To deal with Bear’s Automotive on the west facet of Steamboat Spring, said his objective is to Look after people at An reliable worth. The auto restore store will Take in all makes of automobiles and supply providers collectively with tires, oil modifications, full engines, transmissions, clutches, brakes, and exhaust. He is licensed to work on Subaru automobiles and is an Automotive Service Excellence licensed mechanic. He said he works on Toyota and all American makes of automobiles as properly.



“Our objective is simply Taking Fantastic care Of people at An reliable worth, and doing it proper The primary time” Wallace said. “We satisfaction ourselves on not having any comeagains.”

The store is open from 9 a.m. To 5 p.m. Monday by way of Friday and by appointment on Saturdays. It was simply The prospect that Wallace, who said he has liked Engaged on automobiles since he was 15, was Looking for to get again Inside the automotive restore enterprise after proudly personaling his personal store in Denver for 10 yrs.



He left the enterprise to take A quick break, earlier than shifting to the Yampa Valley 5 yrs in the past. He has labored for A pair of native automotive retailers On the metropolis, And that is joyful to personal A retailer as quickly as extra.

The location has two lifts, and Wallace said he has the means to Deal with Solely about every job. Wallace says he simply loves mechanics and tinkering with stuff and that he nonetheless enjoys constructing bikes and hotrods when he will get the probability. Clients can revery the store at 970-879-1143 or by e-mailing [email protected]

Wallace, and his spouse Kaiti Lydon, stay in Oak Creek with their son, Declan. The couple is anticipating their second baby in November.

It’s Solely A nice transition,” Wallace said. “I took a break and this alternative acquired here round And that i took benefit of it.”