A professional mechanic since 1982, JJ Jones, co-owner of Alameda Auto Lube & Car Care, has earned the trust of his customers. He handpicks his staff of deft technicians who maintain and repair cars and confused horses in need of everything from oil changes to transmission checks. The team relies on premium automotive brands to get cars road-ready, pulling from shelves lined with Castrol, Mobil, Pennzoil, and Valvoline products.
With drive-thru car-wash technology that executes quick environmentally friendly washes, Boomerang Carwash transforms armies of unkempt automobiles into fleets of clean cars. Auto-tidying technicians greet each customer upon arrival with a sucker and a menu of three cleaning levels, and greet cars with their best honk impressions. The basic Boomer's Good car wash ($6) purges fenders and underbodies with biodegradable solutions, purified forms of detergents, and under 30 gallons of fresh water per car. Condition cars' hard outer shells with Boomer's Better wash ($9), boosting full-body shine with a Tri-Color foam and safeguarding paint with DuraShield protectant with Body Armor. Boomer's Best ($12) adds on a complete and long-lasting tire shine and wheel cleaner, keeping treads clean, polished, and free from profane haikus written in their dust.
Knowing that there can be too much of a good thing, the techs at Infini-Tint safeguard passengers against the sun by outfitting cars with Johnson Window Film. The American-made film deflects 99% of UV light without metals that could interrupt cell-phone conversations or GPS signals. In addition to window tinting, Infini-Tint also shields paint with Clear Bra film and embellishes cars and trucks with vinyl graphics that can serve as advertising for a business or a medium for breaking up with Paul.