1-800 Radiator FDD Summary
Type of Business
The franchises described in this disclosure document are for the operation of a warehouse distribution Outlet(s) using the name 1-800-RADIATOR & A/C™, which will sell radiators, condensers, air conditioning compressors, fan assemblies, and other automotive parts to automobile repair shops, fleets, chain accounts and retail consumers. Additional automotive parts are currently being developed and tested and may be added to the System. They include fuel pumps, exterior body parts, starters and alternators.
1-800-Radiator Franchise, Inc. is a California corporation formed on October 8, 2001 to franchise 1-800-RADIATOR® warehouse outlets to distribute radiators and other automotive parts to automotive repair, parts stores, body shops and other repair shops. Their principal business address is 4401 Park Road, Benicia, California 94510.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a 1-800 Radiator & A/C™ start-up Outlet is $306,500 to $602,000. This includes $216,000 to $316,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate. The total investment necessary to begin operation of a 1-800 Radiator & AC™ resale Outlet is $408,500 to $1,919,000. This includes $350,000 to $1,700,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliate.