Inside Larry Johnson's Buckhead Auto Center, vehicles lounge in service bays while ASE-certified and specialty technicians work to foster trouble-free driving. Husband-and-wife team Larry and Bernadette Johnson oversee the staff, which includes Chrysler and luxury-import specialists, as they welcome all makes and models with sturdy wrenches, bottles of motor oil, and a promise that nearby tow trucks will be on their best behavior. The technicians perform oil changes, engine work, and transmission services as well as windshield and dent repair; further cosmetic upgrades may be found in the detail shop, where cars can visit when they need to shake off road filth and slip into a glossy coat of Meguiar's detailing products.
Since 1988, Auto Care Super Saver has been helping car owners save cash with maintenance punch cards redeemable at local auto shops throughout the course of a full year. These cards come loaded with all kinds of prepaid services, including at least three full-service oil changes with up to 5 quarts of oil, lube, and a new filter. Depending on the location, punch cards may also feature tire rotations, brake inspections, engine-light readings, air-conditioning performance tests, and other repairs and inspections essential to a car's well-being. Customers can transfer the punch card's benefits to any ride, ranging from station wagons to sports cars to feral merry-go-round mounts.
Most great things have humble beginnings, and Express Oil Change & Tune-Up Clinic is no exception. In its 31-year history it grew to more than 170 locations across 10 states. Within these auto havens, ASE-certified vehicle-maintenance professionals slake engine thirsts with their signature 10-minute express full-service oil change and a menu of other automotive procedures. Techs swap out old oil for shiny, new oil and a new filter, followed by a thorough inspection of the engine and inner workings that ensures cars can run for miles and won’t fail during drag races through mall parking lots. Their service centers also perform general maintenance such as brake and AC service, and more advanced services such as radiator maintenance and computer diagnostics.
Founded by an auto-enthusiast and collector, GK Auto Spa dispatches crews to meticulously purify vehicles parked inside and around the I-285 loop. Meguiar's wax and Rain-X coat exteriors, and vacuums and shampoos deterge interiors during detailing packages, which range in intensity from one-hour express sprucings-up to three-hour overhauls. Monthly maintenance packages bundle together auto-cleaning services so that customers enjoy added savings and the freedom to park under avian frat houses. GK Auto Spa also carries a selection of D2Forged wheels that can be custom-fit for most makes and models.
Since its inception more than 30 years ago, Just Brakes has expanded from one auto shop to more than 160 outposts across eight states. At every location, ASE-certified technicians maintain vehicle safety with the standard brake service including a lifetime warranty on parts, labor and platonic love. Though their specialty is brakes, the techs also perform routine maintenance and repairs such as oil changes, factory maintenance services, batteries, belt replacement, and fluid services.
American LubeFast proliferates the purring perfection of engines with diligent oil changes, greasing gas-gulpers with up to 5 quarts of Chevron motor oil and a new filter. Additional services aid in making the next road trip, grocery run, or demolition derby even smoother.