The check-engine lights don’t stay lit long at SAP Automotive Center, and that’s because the staff of ASE-certified technicians specializes in diagnostics. But as a full-service repair and collision shop, they also dedicate their time to an array of other services. Their shop—which welcomes all domestic and foreign vehicles—is littered with stacks of certified used tires, and houses a tow truck that is available 24 hours a day ever since it switched from gasoline to espresso.
For more than 35 years, Precision Tune Auto Care has helped vehicles of all sorts to run smoothly with an array of maintenance and auto-repair services. Professionally trained mechanics whet engine appetites with a premium oil change (up to 5 qts.), top off fluids, and rotate tires to allow for even distribution of wear and tear. A windshield-wiper replacement for two 16- to 24-inch blades ensures a close shave so autos look their springtime best, and battery and charging-system checks safeguard against ignition failure during dramatic drive-thru getaways. Ride renovations end with a brake inspection to assure working parts post-drive-away.
In 1994, fervid car-lover Jason Grubb opened HP Racing and started reconditioning cars. As the business grew, the shop moved multiple times, until Jason and his team finally arrived at their current location in Glen Burnie. Grubb's modern shop features lifts, exhaust-bending equipment, and an entire department dedicated to window tinting. HP Racing technicians can install every item from a stock of parts, accessories, and motorcycle training wheels.
The trained technicians at B&B Customs customize vehicles with a slew of gadgets, such as remote-start and security systems from Code Alarm. They give drivers fobs that have the power to start engines from afar and unlock doors without a key or secret password, and they boost in-car entertainment with audio and video systems, such as MP3-accessible CD receivers or custom subwoofers. In 2004, the company added a scooter shop and loaded it with a stockpile of scooters and ATVs for renting, buying, or using to patch a scooter-shaped hole in your wall.
For more than 14 years, M & G Customs has outfitted rides with spiffy doodads and necessary upgrades. The shop's arsenal of accessories stretches across conventional and into eccentric, with installations ranging from window tints, navigation systems, and alarms to more ornate extras, such as DVD players, in-dash video, and high-intensity discharge lighting systems. A full line of name-brand tires is also available, and no matter the service, M & G's technicians vow to finish in a timely fashion, ensuring cars can return to cruising or chasing parked dogs as quickly as possible.
The skilled professionals at Car Worx expertly equip vehicles of all sizes with 3M FX Premium tint films. Designed to increase comfort and elevate style, the 3M films reduce up to 45% of heat, truncate incoming glare, and give the driver the privacy to furiously practice air-pennywhistle solos. The FX films are nonmetalized, allowing for an unhindered passage of cell-phone, satellite-radio, and GPS signals. Drivers relax in the comfortable waiting room, leaving technicians to shroud vehicles in sun-bouncing films, and then emerge to view their car’s stylish shades when the service is complete. Car Worx is an authorized 3M dealer, and all professionally installed tints come backed by a limited-lifetime warranty and up to three pinkie promises.