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 & NC™, which will sell radiators, fan assemblies, gas tanks and air conditioning 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 air conditioning parts, exterior body parts, starters and alternators.
We are 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. These products primarily consist of radiators, which are subject to constant wear and tear and can be installed by most Shops. Our principal business address is 4401 Park Road, Benicia, California 94510, and our telephone number is (707) 747-7400. We use the names 1-800-Radiator, 1-800 Radiator & NC and 1-800-Radiator Franchise, Inc. to conduct business.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a 1-800 Radiator & NC™ franchised business is $349,000 to $2,439,500. This includes $261,000 to $2,111,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliate.