Founder Cory Howard’s team of ASE-certified mechanics repairs domestic and imported cars and trucks with expertise bolstered by a 36-month warranty. With help from consistently updated diagnostic equipment, techs home in on wobbling wheels, frazzled electrical systems, and timing belts mistakenly set to Greenwich Mean Time. Save More also repairs shopworn engines and transmissions, tweaks heating and air-conditioning systems, and shushes rumbling parts with mufflers.
The experts at Oil Can Henry's wear bow ties and newsboy hats, hinting at pleasant anachronism. Completing the effect of having stepped back in time, however, drivers remain in their cars, flipping open free newspapers as though they were in a mid-century service station. As Henry's knowledgeable technicians whip through oil changes, reviving autos with a lube job, fluid top-off, visual inspection, and other services, patrons look on via a video monitor. The close-up vantage point and tips from the workers help guests learn new things about their autos and not to be too grossed out to touch the headlights anymore.
A range of Castrol motor oils, each designed to meet unique driving conditions and vehicular needs, waits on shelves, and fuel additives give an additional boost. Within the sheltered bays, the crew provides further maintenance services such as cooling-system flushes and constructive criticism of homemade hood ornaments.
Clark's Tire & Automotive is run by husband-and-wife team Chris and Erin Clark, along with their crew of ASE-certified mechanics. Not surprisingly, tires are one of the garage's specialties, and techs can repair worn tires or install all new ones from a selection of brands including Goodyear, Hankook, and Firestone. Additionally, mechanics can tackle all manner of automotive ailment, from oil changes and brake repairs to alignments and tire retreading.
Though it originally sold only two things—audio products and wireless phones—Car Toys has gradually expanded its repertoire. Today, with 50 locations spread across four states, electronics-certified technicians install everything from Alpine in-dash navigation units to phone-integration systems that sync iPhones, Androids, and tin cans to car stereos. Meanwhile, in the garage, detailing technicians meticulously spruce up cars inside and out, using deionized water, paint-friendly shampoos, and high-quality wash mitts to protect against scratches, swirls, and water spots. The team also sweeps through interiors with vacuums, hot-water extractors, and ozone deodorizing treatment, which kills airborne bacteria and nasty smells in one fell swoop.
With 15 years of experience, Prior's Chevron Auto Care's experts offer comprehensive auto-repair and car-care services in a clean and friendly facility. Using high-tech diagnostic equipment and an expertise of domestic and import vehicles, the practiced car tuners ensure gas-guzzlers are serviced properly. Treatments span the spectrum of jalopy-bettering services, ranging from engine and electrical-system work to providing towing services should cars break down or refuse to run until their owners upgrade their eight-track players.
Lett's Auto Center nurtures cars inside and out with ASE-certified technicians and a touchless, environmentally sound car wash powered by biodegradable cleaning products. Chassis roll through a fully automated tunnel during touchless washes, receiving the gentle caress of soft cloths and the thorough sprays of powerful jets. Just steps away, ASE-certified experts tackle tasks large and small, from oil changes and tune-ups to large-scale engine work. To ensure that both drivers and cars can sleep well at night, in the garage, the team backs all services with a NAPA national warranty that protects parts and labor for 12 months or 12,000 miles.