Shop adds wheel, tire and alignment services
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Eric Forbes works on a truck in the new tire, wheel and alignment shop at 4x4 and More in Scotts Valley.
Eric Forbes works on a truck in the new tire, wheel and alignment shop at 4x4 and More in Scotts Valley.
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Jesse Forbes makes an adjustment on a truck at 4x4 and More in Scotts Valley.
Jesse Forbes makes an adjustment on a truck at 4x4 and More in Scotts Valley.
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Scotts Valley-based 4x4 and More, 5040 Scotts Valley Drive, recently doubled the size of its shop and added tire, wheel and alignment services to its many offerings.

Owner Eric Forbes said the addition allows customers to make only a single stop for work on their car or truck. 

“I was having to send them to other shops (for wheels, tires and alignment),” he said. “It was inconvenient for the customer.”

The new garage has added 1,500 square feet to Forbes operation, including a seven-ton lift and the ability to work on vehicles with tires up to 44-inches and rims up to 26 inches.

The shop was first opened in 1989 by Forbes’s parents, who operated it until 2003 when they closed it for six months. Forbes took over and has operated the shop since. He has three full time employees and a part time office clerk.

The shop specializes in four wheel drive vehicles, but offers steering, suspension, drive train and engine work for all types of vehicles except European makes. He has seen an uptick in work on Jeeps and customized four wheel drive vehicles that are used for off-road driving in places like the Rubicon and the Hollister Hills.

“The last thing we want is for someone to break down on the trail,” Forbes said, “so we overbuild things, rather than just get by.”

Forbes said he’s happy with the reputation his shop has earned over the years.

“I enjoy how rewarding it is,” he said. “I take price in what we’ve built.”

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Catherine Forbes
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July 03, 2013
Thank you for your support! Locally owned and operated- we are so thankful to be raised in the valley and be raising our family here as well. We look forward to serving you!

(831) 439-0902

www.4x4andmore.us

anonymous
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July 07, 2013
If you are the type of person who values family, friendship, safety, and fairness, then you might have something in common with Cathy and Eric from 4x4 and More in Scotts Valley. They are the simple solution to all of your complex mechanical issues. They have maintained and upgraded my 4x4 vehicle for nearly a decade now, and it has been nothing but a positive, stress-free, convenient and cost-effective experience. When your vehicle is experiencing problems, nothing in life is easy.---so don't make it more difficult--Call 4x4 and More in Scotts Valley for quality service today.


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