Auto Hobby

Stop by Minot AFB Auto Hobby to take advantage of our licensed mechanic’s extensive knowledge and wide variety of tools with our Do-It-Yourself Services! Let Auto Hobby handle your small engine repair services for those snow blowers or lawn mowers, and be sure to give us a call for snow removal or on-base roadside assistance! Appointments available for welding instruction and basic car care classes, as well as our new DIY Wood Shop!

Auto Hobby Features:

• 3 Frame Lifts

• 2 Drive-On Lifts

• 5 Flat Stalls

• Welding Room

• 25 Ton Hydraulic Press

• Solvent Tank for Cleaning Parts

• 3 Do-It-Yourself Car Wash Bays

• 2 Outdoor Vehicle Vacuums

• Spring Compressor for Struts

• Tire Room for Mounting and Balancing

• Tire Machine

• Small Engine Repair

• And more!

There’s Something for Everyone!

Welding Instruction

Interested in using the welding equipment that Auto Hobby has available and looking to learn a new skill? Make an appointment for a Welding Instruction course! One of our qualified instructors will help you through video and hands-on training! Each class is $20.00 and limited to 2 people.

Basic Car Care Class

Looking to brush up on your car knowledge or learn something new? Auto Hobby can help you out with a Basic Car Care Class!

DIY Woodshop

Utilize our power tools and equipment! All use will be approved by the Auto Hobby or Arts Crafts Managers, so just stop by or give us a call for details on how you can get started on your next masterpiece!

Winter Driving

Need winter maintenance or help putting together your winter survival kit? We can help! Just stop by or give us a call with any questions to keep you and your vehicle safe this chilly season.

Do-It-Yourself Pricing:

Fees are based on the individual (not staff) doing the work. Prices subject to change, fees will not be prorated.

Computer Scan

$8.00 (Plus Bay Fee)

Bench Fee


Oil Change Lift

$5.50 per Hour

Flat Bay


Lift Bay


Vehicle Storage (Overnight)

Inside Storage: $5.00 per Night

Outside Storage: $4.00 per Night

Battery Test


Battery Charge

$10.00 Each

Mount Tires

$5.00 per Tire

Strut Compression

$10.00 Each (Plus Bay Fee)

Weight Attachment

Clip-On Weights: $8.00

Stick-On Weights: $11.00

Turn Rotor/Drums

$15.00 Each

Small Engine Repair

$35.00 per Hour (Plus Parts)

Hydraulic Press

$7.50 per Use

Roadside Assistance

$50.00 (On Base Only)

Snow Removal

$30.00 (On Base Only)


$25.00 per Hour

Self Service Car Wash and Vacuums Available!

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Hours of Operation

Wednesday – Friday:
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday – Tuesday & Federal Holidays:


583 Tanker Trail • Minot AFB, ND

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