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A New Garage! Part 9: The Grand Opening in Pictures

Thursday, June 17, 2010


June 5th and 6th, enthusiasts of all kinds stopped by to experience the grand opening of the flagship Griot’s Garage Retail Store and Car Care School. Thousands of car guys and gals brought their favorite ride by to check out our new digs and shop their favorite line of car care. Here are some of […]

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A New Garage! Part 8: The Grand Opening Celebration

Friday, May 28, 2010


After a long winter and countless late nights in the garage, it’s time to pull the cover off our barn find build and take it for a test drive. The best news? You are all invited to ride along! Help dedicate our new flagship Retail Store and Car Care School in style! Join us for […]

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A New Garage! Part 7: Open for Business

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


We’re ecstatic to announce that the flagship Griot’s Garage Retail Store is open! While we put the finishing touches on the rest of our barn find build (in preparation for the grand opening in June), you’re invited to check out the new store now. You’ll be amazed at the transformation. Just take a look at […]

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A New Garage! Part 6: Rounding the Bend

Wednesday, April 7, 2010


You’ve had projects in your garage, so you know… There comes a time in every build where the finished product is in sight. Idea has transformed to rendering has transformed to reality. Just over a month ago, we showed you the progress on our barn find build and asked you to use your imagination. Now, […]

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A New Garage! Part 5: Snapshots from the Beehive

Monday, February 15, 2010


Work on the new Griot’s Garage headquarters continues to buzz along, and a recent visit to the site saw Richard Griot beaming like a kid on Christmas. As he excitedly showed us around, stepping over chalk lines and dodging drywallers on stilts, we managed to snap a few photos of the action. Add these to […]

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A New Garage! Part 4: Momentum

Wednesday, January 20, 2010


If you’ve ever restored or customized a car, you know there’s a tipping point where the project just takes off. Plans have been refined and committed to memory, the vision is clear, and the tedious groundwork has been laid. It’s a satisfying time. Every night when you turn out the garage lights, you’ve made real, […]

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A New Garage! Part 3: Rolling Up Our Sleeves

Tuesday, January 5, 2010


Anyone who’s had a project car in the garage knows that it takes a certain “vision” to imagine what is possible. In our case, Richard Griot is the man with the vision… and the project is our garage! In the last update we gave you the history of our new digs. Since then, Richard has […]

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A New Garage! Part 2: The Barn Find

Friday, September 18, 2009


Maybe you’ve experienced something like this… You hear a rumor that there is something special nearby – lying neglected, hidden, almost forgotten. You find the spot, and coax the owner into letting you take a peek inside. The barn doors creak open and there, waiting patiently in the dark and covered with years of dust, […]

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A New Garage! Part 1: The Announcement

Thursday, September 10, 2009


In 1990, Richard Griot mailed the first Griot’s Garage handbook from a small office in Vista, California. That catalog struck a major chord with automotive enthusiasts, and in 1994 Richard relocated the company to a larger facility in Tacoma, Washington. Well, we’re still growing, and we’re on the move again!

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