Welcome to Alpine Auto Repair
Alpine Auto Repair Service’s are superior in every way. Friendly staff, master mechanics, state of the art tools and diagnostic equipment, top quality replacement parts, all under personal supervision.
You can be confident that your auto or RV will receive the best care possible. We believe that there is only one way to treat your auto repairs "Do it right the first time”.
WATCH: This video of Rob Rowsell, owner of Alpine Auto Repair, being recognized by Senator Joel Anderson for his commitment and service to the community.
We are a full service bumper to bumper, one stop auto repair shop. If you need a service that you do not see listed here, call and ask, because we probably can provide it for you. We do everything from complete vehicle restoration to simple oil change and filters.
So, come in and let Alpine Auto Repair exceed YOUR expectations.
You won't be disappointed!
UNIMAGINABLE RISE: With undying support from wife Claudia, left, Rob Rowsell was able to refocus his life on building an auto care business after years of drug use. Photo by Emily Riley
Overcoming Addiction to Open a Multi-Shop Operation
Drug-addicted, homeless and unemployable, Rob Rowsell found his salvation in auto repair
Author: Travis Bean
Perhaps the only thing more remarkable than Rob Rowsell’s three flourishing auto care shops is, well, the fact that he’s still alive.
Just five years before opening his first shop with his wife, Claudia, Rob was homeless, jobless and nearly toothless. Constantly in and out of jail, Rob was a seemingly hopeless crystal meth and crack cocaine addict.
That was before he stumbled into a rehabilitation clinic in 1999. And now, just 16 years after his recovery began, Rob and Claudia not only run a successful six-bay shop, Alpine Auto Repair in Alpine, Calif., they also have two more shops in San Diego County: Bob Bowen’s Auto Service (25 bays) and Family Auto Service (11 bays). All together, Rob and Claudia’s shops employ 34 people and to repair an average of 1,170 cars per month...
Read the rest of the article in the July 2015 issue of Ratchet+Wrench.