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You bring the know-how, and we’ll provide the tools. From oil changes to engine swaps, we’ve got the equipment, space, and professional advice that you need to fix, maintain or upgrade your vehicle.

Whether you’re looking to repair, restore or soup up your auto, the Auto Skills Center offers everything you could possibly need. An extensive collection of tools, advanced machinery, battery chargers, a brake center, steam cleaners and electronic testing equipment. Plenty of space to work on vehicles. Knowledgeable Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified mechanics available for advice and assistance. The center is staffed with experts who are available to provide advice, computer printouts, comprehensive repair manuals and direction on how to complete just about any repair job.

Car dollies and car hauler available for rent
Vehicle on-board diagnostic testing/scanning available
Alternator, battery and starter testing
Comprehensive digital library of vehicle repair & maintenance manuals
Waste antifreeze, oil and batteries accepted for recycling
Rates Are Per Vehicle
Lift Stall/Per Hour…………………………………… $8
Flat Stall/Per Hour…………………………………. $4
Bench with Storage/Per Day……………………. $8
On-Board Computer Check…………………….. $35

Free retesting within 30 days of initial check.

Charging System Test…………………………….. $10
Steam Cleaning/Half Hour………………………. $15
Tire Mount/Per Tire………………………………… $8 & up
Tire Balance/Per Tire……………………………… $9 & up
Tire Repair/Per Tire………………………………… $23 & up
Price for tire services will vary based on tire size.
Tire Disposal Fee/Per Tire……………………….. $3
Machine Shop Services
Brake Drum Resurface/Each……………………. $11
Brake Rotor Resurface/Each……………………. $15
Service Struts/Each………………………………… $18
Press Work/Per Hour (1hr min)………………… $40
Fees for other machine shop tasks determined by amount of work required to perform task.
For other services, check with an employee for pricing & availability.
Welding Services
Performed By:
Patron, 110V Welder/Per Hour … $25 Patron, 220V Welder/Per Hour … $40
Stall issue, machine shop, and tire services are secured 1 hour prior to posted closing. Customer cleanup starts 30 minutes prior to close!
✔ 30 DAY TEMPORARY STORAGE FOR VEHICLES BEING WORKED ON AT AUTO SKILLS CENTER ($8 PER DAY)
✔ Recycle Center – for Waste antifreeze, automotive oils and batteries.
✔ VEHICLE ON BOARD SCANNER
✔ ALTERNATOR, BATTERY, AND STARTER TESTING
✔ HAND TOOLS AVAILABLE WITHIN THE FACILITY
Long Term Stall Discounts Available
A discount of 50% or more when you take advantage of these great deals!
Normal stall fee is $4 per hour/ $32 per day.

15 and 30 consecutive day options to chose from:

Option 1
For $175 rent a long term stall for 15 consecutive days
Included are 1 hour of lift time and 30 minutes of power wash use.
• This fee must be prepaid and is nonrefundable, no transferring of stall, or substituting of vehicles.
• Lift use and power wash use must be used within the 15 day period; this incentive expires after the 15 day period and can only be used for the vehicle assigned to the long term stall.

Option 2
For $300 rent a long term stall for 30 consecutive days.
Included are 2 hours of lift time and 1 hour of power wash use.
• This fee must be prepaid and is nonrefundable, no transferring of stall, or substituting of vehicles.
•  Lift use and power wash use must be used within the 30 day period; this incentive expires after the 30 day period and can only be used for the vehicle assigned to the long term stall.

Auto Skills Center Rules and Policies

 

  1. To patronize the Auto Skills Center, you must meet eligibility and ownership requirements.    This is done by providing your DOD ID card (CaC, Retired, reserve or dependent ID) along with the vehicle registration or proof of insurance in the patron’s name upon check in.   (Please bring these items to the check in window in order to utilize the Auto Skills Center)  Please Note: DOD contractors are not eligible
  2. Our shop services secure 90 minutes prior to the posted closing time (Machine Shop, Tire Services)
  3. Stall Issue will secure 1 hour prior to the posted closing time.
  4. Stall cleanup will commence 30 Minutes prior to the posted closing time.
  5. Auto Skills Center tools are not allowed to leave the premises.
  6. Please follow all directions provided by the Auto Skills Staff in reference to Safety and Hazardous Waste. If unsure, please ask any Auto Skills staff for assistance.
  7. Closed Toe Shoes are REQUIRED when inside the Auto Skills Compound. (Sandals or open toe shoes are not allowed.)
  8. For Safety reasons: No children under the age of 13 years old are allowed in the work area. A customer waiting area is available if necessary.
  9. No unsupervised Children are allowed at the Auto Skills Center.
  10. Smoking is not allowed within the Auto Skills Center. (This includes E-Cigarettes or other vaping products). There is a    designated smoking area located in our parking lot if necessary.
  11. No consumption of any Alcoholic Beverages is allowed in the Auto Skills Compound.
  12. No personal welding/ torch equipment is allowed at the Auto Skills Center.
  13. No personal paint equipment (paint guns or airless paint equipment) allowed within the Auto Skills Center.
  14. No Pets allowed within the Auto Skills Center compound. (exception: Service animals)

 

 

Auto Skills Center

Bldg 13191 – View Map

Mainside (Off of “A” Street)

Sat/Sun 9am–5pm
Mon/Tue Closed
Wed-Fri Noon-8pm

Shop Services, (Machine Shop and Tire Services), secure 90 minutes prior to the posted closing time. Stall issue secures one hour prior to closing.

(760) 725-5963

Auto Skills Retail Store

Inside the Auto Skills Center

Sat/Sun 9am–4pm
Mon/Tue Closed
Wed-Fri 12pm-6pm

(760) 725-5092

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