The Auto Hobby Center is the place for vehicle do-it-yourselfers. With seven stalls available, you’re welcome to attend the FREE safety class, and after that, to make repairs on your vehicle, or stop by for the Auto Hobby’s first come, first served tire and oil change services.

Help the Environment

The Auto Hobby Center offers car battery, car oil/oil filter and tire recycling services for FREE! No appointment is necessary to drop off recycling items.

Getting Started–Online Learning

Students complete the online portion of this program through Nebraska AAA. Steps toward completion will be briefed at orientation.

DRIVER’S EDUCATION PROGRAM

Orientation

First Monday of every Month
Starting at 6 p.m.
Mokuteki Ballroom

Driving Course FEE

$250 | Includes New Drivers Orientation class, six in-car lessons and one road test

Please Note

Students under 18 years of age must have a parent present through the duration of the course registration and instruction.

Price List

POV Lot Parking Permit

$15 per month

Work Bench/Sand Blaster/Parts Cleaner

$3 per hour

Flat Stall

$5 per hour

Lift Stall

$6 per hour

Outside Overnight Vehicle Storage

$5 per night

Inside Overnight Vehicle Storage

$6 per night

Roadside Battery Jump Start

$15 on base
$30 off base

Roadside Tire Change

$20 on base
$40 off base

Battery Charge

$10

Lock Out

Starting at $30
(pricing and after hours emergency at discretion of director)

Safety Class

FREE
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Saturdays at 9 a.m.

SUPPLIES

Brake Cleaner

$4.75

WD-40

$6.50

10W-30 Oil

$4.75

Threadlocker

$6.50

Valve Stem

$1.50

Gun Gum

$11

Services Offered at both Pit Stop Garage and Auto Hobby

Labor Flat Rate

$50

Turning Rotors/Drums

$15 Each (plus labor fee $70–$250 each)

Gasoline Oil & Filter Change

prices vary per vehicle

Diesel OIl & Filter Change

prices vary per vehicle (plus the cost of filter $27~$47)

Rotation

$10-$12 each

Mount Per Tire

$6
$10
low Profile 40 and 45 series

Dismount Tire

$5 regular
$7
low Profile

Balancing per Tire

$7.50–$9 (tap-on weights x4, $30/ stick-on weights x4, $36)

Swap Only

$12 each

Swap & Balance, Rotate & Balance

$30-$36

Tire Repair

$11 (on vehicle)
$7
(off vehicle)

Alternator/Battery Check

$10 

Replace Valve Stem

$10 

Audio Services

Wick Audio provides full service audio and lighting installation that serves Misawa Air Base customers through the Auto Hobby Center. With over 15 years in the industry, Mike Patton offers consultations to fit your audio and visual needs with your preferences and unique specifications of your vehicle in mind. FREE consultations are available for all services. Call 226-4654 to make an appointment.

Remote Start

Installation & Programming

Installation & Programming plus door locks +$20

$100

Full Control Style Unit

$150

You can provide your own or order through us.
U.S. model remote starts will incur additional cost.

XK Underglow Kit Installation

Exterior Underglow Install

$150+

Interior Footwells Lighting Install

$100+

Other lighting will be quoted per job. Custom audio/visual builds are available on request for exterior, interior and fiber optic. Half of the price must be paid upfront and is non-refundable unless there are extenuating circumstances.

RaDio Installation

Basic Stereo Installation

$60

Speaker Pair Basic

$40

Amp & Sub Installation

$125

Backup Camera

$200

Full Audio System Rewire

$350

Services

Radio and System Install

System Replacements/Upgrades

System Tuning

Diagnostics

+ Apple CarPlay, Andriod Auto & USB Ports

Detailing Services

The Auto Hobby Center provides the best detailing services in Misawa, with skilled technicians who have over 20 years of experience in the field of car care. We take pride in our work and will do our best to ensure each and every customer is 

Exterior

Stage 1

ash, paint decontamination, clay bar, door jams cleaned, fender wells cleaned, windows cleaned, wheels and tires cleaned, under carriage washed, and vehicle waxed.

$100

Stage 2

Same as Stage 1. Includes a light polish to remove  MINOR paint scratches and increase clarity.

$150

Stage 3

Same as Stage 1 plus a light compoud to remove moderate scratches, swirls, paint transfer and more.

$200

Stage 4

Same as Stages 1, 2 and 3 plus a full on paint  correction, heavy compounds and polishes are used  to get the paint as close to perfect as possible.

$400

Head Light Restoration

A thorough inspection of the paint must be performed before a price is set. Includes a warranty and care kit. *Drive-thru
washes void the warranty.

Starting at $800

Spot Cleaning

$30 per panel

NOTICE: We inspect every vehicle prior to working on the paint. All prices are starting prices and subject to change after inspection. Anything above a Stage 2 will take up to two business days!

Interior

Level 1

Windows cleaned, trim pieces cleaned and dressing applied, all minor crevices cleaned, trunk cleaned and door jams wiped down.

$75

Level 2

Same as Level 1, but the seats or carpet are shampooed.

$175

Level 3

Same as Level 1, but also includes full interior shampoo.

$250

Level 4 Germ, Mold & Virus Abadement

Only available after interion has been inspected by a detailer. Includes everything from a Level 3, plus the car receives Ozone Treatment. The entire interior is treated with a sanitizing cleaner and a solution that is safe and EPA approved, killing mold, Covid-19, germs, etc.

$400

NOTICE: All prices are starting prices and subject to change after inspection. If possible, we would prefer to keep the vehicle for 24 hours to ensure interior is completely dry. Excessively dirty vehicles will be required to be cleaned at Level 3 or 4 (large amounts of trash, spilled drinks,  pet hair, etc.)

Swap & Store

It’s time to roll the windows down and enjoy the roads! Swap your tires out for a summer set starting Thursday, April 15. The Auto Hobby Center will mount your summer set and store winter tires in a dry and clean area until the snow nears again.

SWAP & STORE BASIC

 

$60 for 6 months

Take off the wheels and tires already on the car and put on seasonal wheels and tires. No mounting or balancing included.

 

SWAP, STORE & BALANCE

 

$80 for 6 months
Mount and balance four tires already on rims and store the unused set at the Auto Hobby Center

SWAP & STORE DELUXE

 

$100 for 6 months
Mount and balance four tires not on rims and store the unused set at the Auto Hobby Center

MISAWA SHUTTLE

35th Force Support Squadron Auto Complex Chauffeured Vehicle

POPULAR DESTINATIONS

Aomori Airport
Sendai Airport
Hachinohe Train Station
Shimoda Bus Stop

All rates are based on a minimum set of hours and hourly thereafter. Rates include fuel, driver and tolls on government roads. Parking fees and tolls on private toll roads are not included. For on base pick-ups, rates are calculated from the pick-up time until the vehicle returns to the Auto Complex. For off base pick-ups, the time is calculated from when the vehicle departs the Auto Complex until the time the vehicle returns to the Auto Complex.

Pets are allowed on chauffeured vehicles. If you need to transport pets, please let our customer service representative know at the time of reservation to receive additional instructions.
Reservations are accepted up to 90 days in advance during normal hours, which are Tuesday–Friday 11 a.m.–8 p.m. and Saturday–Sunday 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Reservations to transport more than 50% of passengers who are non-SOFA status require a request letter to be approved by the Auto Complex Manager. Reservations must be secured with a valid credit card.
A cancellation fee of three hours charges for the confirmed vehicle will be assessed for all cancellations made less than seven calendar days (excluding holidays) prior to the pick up date. Cancellations must be made by calling 226-4654 Tuesday–Friday 11 a.m.–8 p.m. or Saturday–Sunday 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

OV RENTAL VAN PRICING

Van Rental is back! All rental vans are equipped with traction control and
brand new snow tires. Travel as far as Sendai in a van of your choice.

To ensure all customers’ safety, a $25 fee is required for COVID-19 germ abatement cleaning on all returned vehicles.

NEW VIP Luxury Toyota Alphard 7 Passengers

$120 per day
$720 for seven days
$300 Friday 5 p.m.–Monday 5 p.m.
$15 per hour, up to three hours. After three hours, one-day price is charged depending on rental availability

  • Navigation System
  • 24-Hour Roadside Assistance
  • Round-Trip Toll Passes
  • iPod Hookup
  • Full audio/video package with second row monitors

Standard Toyota Alphard 7/8 Passenger

$100 per day
$600 for seven days
$240 Friday 5 p.m.–Monday 5 p.m.
$15 per hour, up to three hours. After three hours, one-day price is charged depending on rental availability

  • Navigation System
  • 24-Hour Roadside Assistance
  • Round-Trip Toll Passes
  • iPod Hookup
  • Full audio/video package with second row monitors

Standard Toyota HiAce 10 Passenger

$90 per day
$540 for seven days
$215 Friday 5 p.m.–Monday 5 p.m.
$15 per hour, up to three hours. After three hours, one-day price is charged depending on rental availability

  • Navigation System
  • 24-Hour Roadside Assistance
  • Round-Trip Toll Passes
  • IPod Hookup

Economy Toyota Alphard 7/8 Passengers

$80 per day
$480 for seven days
$190 Friday 5 p.m.–Monday 5 p.m.
$15 per hour, up to three hours. After three hours, one-day price is charged depending on rental availability
*limited to south Morioka and north Aomori

  • Navigation System
  • 24-Hour Roadside Assistance
  • Round-Trip Toll Passes
  • iPod Hookup
  • Full audio/video package with second row monitors

Welding Bay Rentals

Experienced welders who have been signed off on equipment knowledge and operation can rent the bays by the hour, per availability. Novice welders can take our Learn to Weld course to gain bay access. We have welding slots available! If you already signed up, please come in and pay to get set up for classes. 

MIG Welder/Plasma Cutter / $25 per hour

TIG Welder/Plasma Cutter / $30 per hour

Staff Welding Services / $30 per hour

Learn to Weld

Our skilled instructors will provide guidance for safety musts and step-by-step welding basics. Welding will be added to your safety card after completion.

Students must sign up for the blocks in order. Upon sign-up, students schedule class times and pay for the class and all materials, including welding filler rods and coupons (materials to weld on).

Five students maximum are permitted in each class. Ages 16 and over only; 16–17 year olds must be accompanied by an adult guardian.

$30 per hour

Welding classes are broken down by blocks:

  • Block 1 is welding basics, safety and proper use of personal protective equipment. (1 hour)
  • Block 2 is basics and application of plasma cutting and MIG welding. (3 hours)
  • Block 3 is basics of carbon/stainless steel TIG welding. (3 hours)
  • Block 4 is basics of aluminum TIG welding. (3 hours)

Steel/aluminum filler rods and coupons (practice pieces of steel/aluminum) are required for welding blocks. These materials are purchased when you register.

Welding Materials Available for Purchase

Filler Rods for TIG Welding: Carbon steel
(1/8 inches by 36 inches)

$2 Each

Aluminum Filler Rods
(1/8 inches by 36 inches)

$3.30 Each

Stainless Steel Filler Rods

$4.30 Each

AUTO HOBBY CENTER

BLDG. 767
Monday–Tuesday & Thursday–Saturday | 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday & Sunday | CLOSED

SAFETY CLASS
**You must take this class in order to use the shop for DIY.**
Tuesday & Thursday |  4:30 p.m.
Saturday | 9 a.m.

Phone

226-4654  DSN
0176-53-5181  CELL
*wait for the voice, then follow the instructions

080-1651-9308 After Hours Tow Truck and Emergency Services

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