About Chilson's Garage in Floral City, FL
In the 1960's, Charlie had a hobby of building racecars – and caught the muscle car fever. When he got out of high school he took a class in Business Administration, and it didn't quite line up with Charlie's interests and so he decided to follow his passion instead. His father knew someone who had a shop called Smith Cadillac, and so he began work with him. The man offered Charlie GM Training at the Service Center for 6 months, which Charlie did and got fully certified as a technician by GM. Charlie worked at Smith Cadillac for 2 years, and then moved across state and got another job at a Chevrolet dealership. In 1979 he moved to Floral City Florida with his family, and was a Service Manager for 2 years at a Toyota dealership. Charlie decided to open his own shop in 1981. The rest is history!
Charlie began to take automotive shop management classes in 2000 and became an expert at running and managing his shop. Every two years since then he has added another bay to his shop, expanding even more. When he first began his shop he had himself and one other helper. Today he has a staff of 3 technicians and one service writer.
Our Mission Statement
We are committed to serving you, our customer, with professional automotive repair at a reasonable cost and with certified master technicians. The parts we use are guaranteed coast to coast. Our goal is to make your automotive repair experience friendly and successful.
Meet Our Crew
All of our technicians are certified master technicians. We are proud to offer you only the best in automotive care and repair. We also guarantee all our parts and labor with a 1 year/15,000 mile guarantee.