Today’s Tubes n’ Hoses feature is on Sun Waelty Corp. dba Sun Waelty Auto Air. Ed was eager to answer our questions, in what we hope to be the first of many dealer spotlights.
What is your main business/products or services? “General auto repair, specialize in air conditioning, wholesale auto a/c parts, repair and fabricate a/c hoses.”
Describe your business. “Auto repair shop located in downtown Sonora, CA since 1987, in a former Pontiac dealer building.”
Why did you pick this particular kind of business? “I’ve always been a car nut and was good with my hands, also allowed me to live in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada’s.”
What’s the one thing your business is known for over your competitors? “We specialize in all phases of auto air conditioning.”
Why are you known for that? ” We install, repair, wholesale parts, fabricate tubes, hoses and install show quality a/c systems in hot rods.”
What are some of the services you offer that people may not know about? “A/C parts and hot rod air.”
How has your Tubes n’ Hoses system helped you expand your customer base or helped your current customers? “We bought the machine to repair obsolete a/c hoses and ended up getting into doing a/c in hot rods.”
What is the one thing you would change if you could do it all over again? “I would have bought a bigger building!”
What’s an interesting or fun tidbit about your business? “The name is from Ed Sunday (myself) and Phil Waelty (my first partner, now retired).”
If your business were a book, song or famous artwork, what would it be? “The Good Ship Sun Waelty, sung by Shirley Temple.”
Life is not all about business…so what do you do in your free time? “I own my own airplane and fly into Mexico, also mix sound at my church.”
Sun Waelty Auto Air
569 South Washington St.
Sonora, CA 95370
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