Open | Limited Access

The Auto Hobby Shop is open by appointment only. Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Facial coverings and gloves are required.

To schedule an appointment, call 937-257-3310.

For a list of 88FSS facility closures and hours, click here.

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    Auto Skills

    Auto Shop Class

    Learn how to use the Auto Hobby Shop equipment.
    1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month

About Us

The full service Auto Hobby Shop features the tools you need for all your DIY repairs and maintenance. The shop has over 20 bays and five vehicle lifts, with two drive-on lifts. Classes are also offered in basic auto safety and beginner car care.

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Skills Development

Basic Car Care for Beginners

Ages 16+ / $10.00 per person
Contact the Auto Hobby Shop for dates and times.

Special Offer

Services Offered

The Auto Hobby Shop offers the following services:

  • 20 Service Bays

  • 5 Vehicle Lifts

  • 2 Drive on Lifts

  • Auto Classes

  • Car Wash

  • Resale Lot

Work Bays

Each stall is equipped with general needs tool box, workbench, lighted work area and air. Any specialty tools can be checked out through our tool crib. Knowledgeable staff is available to answer questions and assist patrons. The shop is fully equipped to make your vehicle repairs easier. Shop service on a first come, first serve basis.


  • $5 per hr for flat bay
  • $7 per hr for lift bays

Car Wash

Wash your car at the Auto Hobby Shop Car Wash. Open 24/7, this car wash offers two self service bays, one automatic bay, and a vacuum center.


  • Automatic Car Wash:
    • Ultimate: $10
    • Delux: $9
    • Superior $7
    • Express $6
  • Wash Bay
    • $2 for 5 minutes

Not a DIY car person?

Bring your car in and make an appointment for our mechanics to do it for you. Alignments, wheel balancing, oil changes, brake repair, you name it we can do it. Appointments are limited and are on a first come, first served basis.

Resale Lot

If you are buying or selling, the Vehicle Resale Lot is located across the street. Buy or sell cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, or boats.

Cost for the resale lot:

  • $30 per month for vehicles and trailers under 26 ft.
  • $60 per month for vehicles and trailers over 60 ft.



(937) 257-3310


Tue & Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thur & Fri: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun, Mon, and Federal Holidays: Closed


5450 Hemlock St
Bldg 1227, Area A
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433

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