Steamboat Springs’ newest auto repair shop aims to take care

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Bob Wallace, the owner of Wallace Autos, is hoping to establish his enterprise in his new west side spot at 2101 Snow Bowl Plaza.
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In April, Bob Wallace opened his automotive repair service shop, Wallace Autos, at 2101 Snow Bowl Plaza, but the longtime mechanic, with far more than 20 yrs of knowledge, is not new to the business.

“I took a break, and I really commenced setting up homes,” claimed Wallace. “I’ve got a two-yr-old son, and I’ve received a further a person on the way. This chance was just correct: Chris (Cotton) was going out, and we experienced talked about it for like a yr ahead of just type of joking and it just variety of worked out.”

Wallace, who took in excess of the spot that used to dwelling Bear’s Automotive on the west facet of Steamboat Spring, reported his aim is to consider care of people today at a respectable price. The automobile fix shop will choose in all helps make of automobiles and offer solutions like tires, oil improvements, entire engines, transmissions, clutches, brakes, and exhaust. He is qualified to perform on Subaru cars and is an Automotive Service Excellence certified mechanic. He said he works on Toyota and all American can make of motor vehicles as very well.



“Our target is just taking treatment of men and women at a respectable price, and carrying out it proper the initial time” Wallace mentioned. “We pleasure ourselves on not possessing any comebacks.”

The shop is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday by means of Friday and by appointment on Saturdays. It was just the option that Wallace, who mentioned he has liked performing on vehicles given that he was 15, was searching for to get back in the automotive repair service organization just after possessing his personal store in Denver for 10 decades.



He remaining the organization to consider a brief break, just before shifting to the Yampa Valley five decades ago. He has labored for a few of nearby automotive retailers in city, and is thrilled to possess a store once again.

The area has two lifts, and Wallace explained he has the implies to take on just about each and every task. Wallace states he just loves mechanics and tinkering with things and that he still enjoys constructing bikes and hotrods when he gets the chance. Clients can achieve the store at 970-879-1143 or by emailing [email protected].

Wallace, and his spouse Kaiti Lydon, stay in Oak Creek with their son, Declan. The pair is expecting their next little one in November.

It is just a awesome transition,” Wallace claimed. “I took a crack and this chance arrived about and I took advantage of it.”

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