About The Company
Darby Diesel Repair formerly Darby Coach was founded in 1992 and operated primarily as a roadside service until moving into a shop located in Irving, Texas. The company remained in Irving, Texas from September 1996 to August 2004. To better serve customers the business moved to a 5,000 sq ft shop on 1 ½ acres located 10 miles Southeast of Dallas, in Hutchins, Texas just South of Interstate 20 on Interstate 45. Click on contact us to see an area map of our location.
Whether you need preventive maintenance or major repairs, you can absolutely, positively count on Darby Diesel Repair to deliver fast and professional service. Our goal is to help you with your maintenance and repair needs. We are dedicated to serving our customers and providing excellent, quality service. Whether it is taking care of an oil change, a major overhaul, an urgent problem or just a simple question, we will go the extra mile to get you back on the road.
We want you to know that you are a valuable part of our company and we appreciate very much the opportunity to serve you. We welcome new business and appreciate you telling others about Darby Diesel Repair.
About The Owner
Michael Darby, owner of Darby Diesel Repair, was born in 1967 in Abilene, Texas and is known by most as “Darby”. He attended Texas State Technical Institute in Sweetwater, Texas where he received his Diesel Repair Certification in October 1987. Darby worked full-time as a diesel mechanic for Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) from February 1988 to January 2000. While working full-time at DART, he worked part-time as a diesel mechanic at Yellow Freight from 1988 to 1989 and from 1989 to 1992 worked part-time as an independent contractor on diesel trucks, motorcoaches and commercial equipment.
He purchased a repair business in May 1992 and opened Darby Coach, repairing buses, motor coaches and trucks. When Darby was not working full-time at DART he was focused on building his own business and in January of 2000 he left DART to pursue his dream. Darby Diesel Repair grew out of a dream, determination, sacrifice and hard work.
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