Wrench-it Center offers alternative approach to fixing vehicle problems
looking to open one with economy the way it is and dealerships closing prime
buildings for this venture seem to be one way to help and get helped all in one
I purchased my first car, a 48 Merc and used a place run by Johnny Mercer in
Compton, Calif. to change the transmission that had lost the first gear. He was
a retired mechanic who opened a similar place and gave free advice to those that
needed it. No online look up then. For a 17 year old, it was a great
experience and confidence builder and I couldn't beat having a junk yard
transmission installed for less than $50.
This is a great idea, something I've always needed. I'm there -
Sounds impressive, there is a good chance I will show up there sometime with my
I applaud this concept, although it is hardly a new idea. There used to be a
place like this in Salt Lake 30 years ago. You rented a work bay and had use of
tools, etc. I helped my buddy change some kingpins in his old Ford van there.