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  • Auto Hobby Complex

    A vehicle mechanic's playground

    offering automotive repair services, retail parts, & fix-it-yourself work bays

Auto Hobby Complex

The RAF Mildenhall Auto Hobby Shop is a full-service vehicle repair shop and retail parts store, as well as a DIY mechanics playground. If you’re mechanically inclined and prefer to work on your own vehicle, there are four work bays dedicated specifically to DIYers and include all the tools that you’ll need to accomplish almost any car care task. 

Whether you drive a domestic or imported vehicle, our technicians take the time to listen to your concerns and provide honest recommendations. We offer flexible appointment scheduling and we're open to all DoD ID card holders. Refer to our price list below for all of our offered services, and be sure to follow Auto Hobby on Facebook for updates on the new car wash that's coming soon!

Shop Services

Check out all that Auto Hobby has to offer. Need something specific? Just ask us! 

  • Alignments

  • Batteries

  • Brakes

  • DIY Bays

  • Jump Starts

  • Lightbulbs

  • Number Plate Mounting

  • OBD2 Scans

  • Oil Changes

  • Suspension

  • Tire Ordering & Changes

  • And much more!

We also offer local car towing!

Work Bay Rentals

All four of our work bays are available to rent per hour and shop service is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Each bay contains a hydraulic drive-on lift, two-post lift, or lily pad lift to better help you complete your repairs. Every stall is also equipped with a SnapOn general needs toolbox, workbench, lighted work area, air compressor, and access to most of the tools in our facility. Any specialty tools can be checked out through our tool crib. 

Services Price List

Contact us to see what parts we have in stock or to order parts for your vehicle.

Bay Rental (incl. tools)$5/hour
(Bay availability is first come, first served)
Tool Rental$5/hour
Vehicle Storage$3/day
Diagnostic Scan$25
Oil Change (labor only; oil & filter extra)$25
25 Point Inspection$45
License Plate Drill & Mount$10/pair
Tire Rotation$20
Tire Mount & Balance$20/tire, $30/tire for low profile
Tire Repair$20/tire
Battery/Alternator Test$10
Battery Charge$5
On Base Tow$40
Off Base Tow$40 + $4/mile roundtrip
Mobile Car Service$25

Events & Special Offers

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Auto Hobby Complex Hours

Bldg 240, RAF Mildenhall

Hours of Operation

Currently Closed
5 Mar 2024
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
6 Mar 2024
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7 Mar 2024
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8 Mar 2024
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
9 Mar 2024
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
10 Mar 2024
11 Mar 2024
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Family Days & Holidays - 9 am - 5 pm

Memorial Day/Spring Bank Holiday, Christmas, New Year - Closed 

The DIY bays are first come, first served. Last check-in for the DIY bays is 60 minutes before close, clean up starts 30 minutes before close. Appointments for other services can be made by phone.

Upon scheduling, please provide:
   - the requested service   
   - plate number

   - vehicle's year/make/model
   - contact number