760.544.6181

TUES-SAT: 8:00 AM-5:00PM

2420 Industry Street, Suite C
​Oceanside, CA 92054

​info@theheads.biz

JUST CURIOUS? Read my short 21 page book on my experience and ideas from starting my own DIY shop

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Start your own do it yourself auto repair shop!
​No experience necessary!

     


INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM - To determine if this concept is for you, the resources you might need, and some of the processes involved, we recommend beginning your process with our introductory program that will give you detailed start up and operating costs, allow you to visit our shop, sit down for a Q & A session with the experts, insurance options, and provide you with samples of our operation manual and marketing products.  This includes:


  1. Onsite visit and consulation meeting at Gearheads, our DIY shop in Oceanside, CA
  2. A complete list of tools, equipment, business start up costs, and supplies with costs and sources
  3. Operations manual
  4. Customized liability waiver and orientation video for DIY customers
  5. Insurance provider referral for this unique concept
  6. Busted Knuckle Club membership program
  7. Brochures, business card, signs, and other marketing templates
  8. Start up and operating budget and financial projection template

Cost of Introductory Program​​ (one time fee)
$1,000 


FULL CONSULTING AND LICENSING PACKAGE - Once you've decided this is a concept you'd like to pursue and you want to bring in our team to assist you with opening a Gearheads, our full consulting and licensing package provides the following assistance:


OPERATIONS

  • Assist in location selection for shop
  • Unlimited onsite tours of our DIY shop in Oceanside, CA
  • Onsite visit to your location and full consultation with an experienced Gearheads expert on layout and equipment recommendations
  • A complete list of tools, equipment, and supplies WITH COSTS AND SOURCES to get you up and running as smoothly and efficiently as possible
  • Operations manual
  • Staffing recommendations
  • Shop setup consulting including lifts, bays, and other required fixtures/equipment recommendations to make sure you minimize your up front cost and maximize your profit potential.
  • Provide liability waivers and orientation videos for DIY customers
  • Busted Knuckle Club members program
  • License agreement to use Gearheads logos for all business purposes


FINANCE

  • We work with the potential owner to come up with a 2 year financial forecast and set financial goals and milestones
  • Full commercial real estate broker representation to negotiate and represent owner in any property lease or sale transaction
  • Assist in assembling any required financial packages for business or real estate loans
  • Provide liability and garage keeper insurance for this unique automotive service offering
  • Ongoing monthly accounting service available (additional fee)
  • Assist in corporate or LLC formation
  • Assist in any city, county, or state requirements for starting a new automotive business


MARKETING

  • A robust digital and print marketing campaign to get the word out about this exciting business. Our goal is to get you the most bang for your dollar without wasting a lot of marketing budget on ineffective campaigns
  • Provide brochure, t shirt design, and other sign templates
  • Ongoing marketing consulting and analytics available (additional monthly fee) to ensure effective marketing on an ongoing basis
  • Use of logos and member programs

Cost of Full Consulting and Licensing Program​​ (one time fee)
​​​ $10,000 includes one year licensing and support

ADDITIONAL STARTUP SHOP, TOOL, AND FURNITURE/ FIXTURE COSTS ARE IN THE RANGE OF $10,000-$35,000 DEPENDING ON SHOP SIZE AND IF SHOP HAS ANY EXISTING EQUIPMENT


WE ALSO OFFER FOR ADDITIONAL COST

  • Assist in assembling any required financial packages for business or real estate loans
  • Ongoing monthly accounting service available
  • Ongoing marketing consulting and analytics available to ensure effective marketing
  • Assist in corporate or LLC formation
  • Assist in any city, county, or state licensing requirements for starting a new automotive business