“Is it a junkyard or is it a garage?” “. Vincent Lagaf’ doesn’t mince words when he enters Jean-François Dupuy’s repair shop, located on avenue de la Gare in Concarneau (29). This Thursday evening, spectators will be able to discover on the RMC Découverte channel the new program “SOS garage”worn by the former host of Bigdil.
Gleaming mechanics and keys of 12
Alongside Thierry Muscat, a successful garage expert, he travels the roads of France to help professionals in difficulty and put them back on the right track. A program that is reminiscent of “Nightmare in the kitchen” by Philippe Etchebest. Except that here, the knives and pans have given way to shiny mechanics and keys of 12.
The brake of the health crisis
It was therefore Jean-François Dupuy, known as Jef’, who had the honors of receiving the duo last June, who settled down for a week in Ville Bleue. A more than welcome help for those who were going through a bad patch. ” I set up my company Breizh Wagen auto services in July 2019. I was starting to take off but the pandemic brought my activity to a halt. Not having any turnover yet, I was not entitled to any aid. It was very discouraging, ”reports the forties.
They demolished my face when they arrived!
The latter was therefore able to take advantage of the advice of Thierry Muscat and Vincent Lagaf ‘to go up the slope. The experts don’t hesitate to show themselves “cash” with Jef’. “They demolished my face when they arrived! laughs the mechanic. “How do you find yourself in all this? » ; “Are there mornings when you arrive saying to yourself: ‘I don’t want to go’? “, they assert on the video extracts of the show. A not always pleasant moment for the repairer who nevertheless lent himself to the game of the cameras.
A moral and financial boost
Especially since the Finisterian was able to benefit from a complete overhaul of his workplace. Creation of new spaces, more modern decoration, brand new tools… “In all, this represents an investment of around €30,000 that I could never have spent”, says Jean-François Dupuy, thanking his friends who participated in the work.
Vincent Lagaf’ was super nice to me. I’ve known him on TV since I was little, so it was always nice to see him.
A boost both financially and morally. “It gave me the desire to continue. Vincent was super nice to me. I’ve known him on TV since I was little, so it was obviously nice to see him, ”he smiles.
From now on, the Breton impatiently awaits the broadcast of the episode and the various returns. This Thursday evening, he will be like everyone behind his screen to discover his portrait. “I haven’t seen the show yet, so it’s going to be a bit of a surprise,” reports the repairer who hopes to win over a new clientele.
“SOS garage” this Thursday, November 24, at 9:10 p.m., on RMC Découverte