- Holiday Inspections
Free vehicle inspections are available on posted dates. The Free Holiday Safety Inspections Program provides inspections prior to Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
- Lemon Lot
We are also the registration point for Fort Rucker’s Lemon Lot, which is a paved and fenced area where you can sell your personal vehicles, RVs, motorcycles, boats and ATVs.
Patrons may utilize the Lemon Lot to sell their cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, RV’s, trailers and other recreational vehicles. The Lemon Lot is located on Andrews Avenue, just past the Soldier Service Center, Building 5700, towards Enterprise on the left.
All vehicles must be registered with Auto Skills to utilize the lot. Proof of ownership (registration, title, bill of sale, power of attorney, etc.) and ID card are required for registration. Owner of the vehicle must be present or have power of attorney for item being sold. Register in person at Auto Skills.
Cars & Motorcycles $30 per month
Boats, Trailers, RV/Campers $40 per month
- Mechanic for Hire Program
Self Help Carwash
The self-help carwash, located at the Automotive Skills Center, has two wash bays, a vacuum cleaner with a shampooer and two standard vacuums, a fragrance machine, and vending machines stocked with large towels, Armor All Towels, and air fresheners.
The automatic carwash has four washes available, ranging from an express wash to the works! Patrons are able to use coins, cash, or Visa/Mastercard credit cards as payment.
- Paint Booth
Ride in style with a fresh new paint job! Bring your paint and your car to the paint booth at the Automotive Skills Center to get that fresh new look on your ride. Patrons are responsible for painting their own vehicles. The paint booth can be rented by the hour or per day. All patrons requesting to utilize the paint booth must complete a list of requirements to make an appointment in advance.
- Propane Tanks
Need to refill a propane tank? If so, then stop by the Automotive Skills Center today. Our propane service allows you to refill your own propane cylinders rather than having to swap them out. We also service RV propane tanks.
- Shop Fees & Rentals
Service Fee Rotors $8.00 per rotor Hydraulic Press/McPhereson Strut Press/Drill Press $9.00 each Air Tool Fee $2.00 Engine Computer Scan $5.00 Propane $3.76 (Subject to market change) Lift Bay $10.00 per hour Maintenance Bay $8.00 per hour Table Bay $5.00 per hour Tire Mount $6.00 per tire Tire Balance $6.00 per tire Inside Storage/Outside Storage $6 per day/ $6 per night Paint Booth (By appointment only) $20 per hour / $100 per day
The Fort Rucker Automotive Skills Center has a Self Help option, which provides the equipment you need to save money on do-it-yourself car maintenance and repairs. Here patrons have access to professional assistance, tools, and equipment. Stop by today to learn how we can help with your automobile repairs and questions. For more information about the Self-Help Program call +1 (334)255-9725.
The twenty-six bay center has thirteen automotive lifts, two motorcycle lifts, twelve flat bays (non-lift), a paint booth, and a body bay. The center is easily accessible to Soldiers and their Families with operational hours tructed to meet their needs.