For the comfort of cranky, elderly cars or their impatient, teenage equivalents, Quick Quack Car Wash features a conveyor system, keeping the wash time no longer than three minutes. During this temporal microcosm, the spinning wheel of clean caresses the finish of your fine automobile with soft cloth buffers, soaping and scrubbing off dirt without using harmful chemicals or abrasives. The car moves along the all-glass tunnel to get rinsed, before it's blasted with warm air and a coating of Rain-X surface protection. The Best Wash includes a vehicular pedicure, sprucing the tires up with tire shine.
Sam Meineke opened his three-bay muffler shop in 1972 with a single product line, and through time, he and his successors have expanded the business into a complete automotive car-care center. Today, nearly 900 franchise owners operate their locations around the globe, still standing on the firm foundation of Sam's ideal of nursing vehicles back to health at fair prices. Meineke Car Care Center's mechanics perform an array of services, keeping rides running in showroom condition with tune-ups, 23-point inspections, tire rotations, and deep-tissue windshield massages.
The experienced staff at Endurance Auto Parts and Service re-tools vehicles of diverse makes and models. The full-service parts department teems with ACDelco, Motorcraft, and OEM replacement parts waiting to hunker down in brake systems or underneath hoods. Toiling away in the service department, capable technicians gift engines with clean oil and repair everything from rundown transmissions to AC units that start sweating every time Barry White's crooning voice comes sailing through the radio waves.
More than 30 years ago, James "Jim" Sikes opened the original Buchanan Repair, where honesty was a vital part of each automotive service. These days, his son James Sikes Jr. honors his father's legacy at Dino's Car Care Center. James and his partners tends to vehicles to keep them purring like a kitten in a massage chair.
Zip’s Car Wash's modern tunnel-wash technology and Turtle Wax products cleanse cars from grill to back bumper in as little as three minutes. The tunnel's soft brushes and cloths gently scrub away grit and mud, and triple-foaming polish imbues fiberglass with luster shiny enough to blind passing motorcyclists. In addition to the powerful washes, Zip’s provides express detailing services, such as hand-applied wax, interior cleaning, and carpet or seat shampooing.
At Gene Messer Ford Lincoln Mazda, factory-trained technicians crawl beneath undercarriages and venture into popped hoods to strengthen engines and extend odometers. In the quick-lane department, technicians swiftly swap old fluids for new regular and diesel oils, whereas parts technicians replace rickety old components with factory-certified parts or update wood-burning engines to the modern age. Revamped cars can then hold their hood ornaments high as they cruise past the dealership's inventory of glistening new and used vehicles.