Continuing a 57-year legacy, the experienced mobile-electronics technicians at Al & Ed's Autosound equip car owners with safe driving solutions during two-hour hands-free Bluetooth installations. Armed with an extensive arsenal of adapters, the technicians integrate Parrot CK3000 Evolution Bluetooth units with existing audio systems, allowing calls to be heard through the vehicle's speakers. Any phone equipped with Bluetooth connectivity can sync with the handy hands-free device, regardless of manufacturer or carrier. Responding to voice commands from the driver, the unit conjures up contacts from its database of up to 150 names when called upon, much like a faithful robotic court wizard.
For more than 25 years, BMW of Escondido has kept the Southern California community rolling in some of the industry's sleekest rides. Its showroom glistens with shiny new bimmers, ranging from the best-selling 3 Series and the family-friendly SUV X-series to the unparalleled sport performance of BMW’s M-division vehicles. BMW of Escondido also caries certified preowned BMWs, as well as preowned cars from makes such as Mini Cooper and Toyota. A service center keeps cars on the road with regularly scheduled maintenance, and a collision center handles bodywork ranging from minor dings and scratches to collision repair for cars involved in accidents or a dog’s first driving lesson.
Trained technicians at Low Price Auto Glass repair and replace damaged windows and windshields on chariots of all sizes. During 30- to 45-minute repair sessions, they buff out glass chips acquired during hailstorms or accidental drives through apple orchards, reducing the risk of a larger crack developing over time. Technicians will travel up to 10 miles from the Low Price Auto Glass shop to replace excessively damaged windows at no additional cost.
For more than 25 years, Mr. Tint's crew has safeguarded drivers from arm-scorching UV rays with their tinting services, laminating windows with a sleek film that fits like a pair of Ray-Bans for cars, trucks, and SUVs. Mr. Tint’s dedicated staff lavishes every vehicle that pulls into the shop with the same attention to detail, whether it’s a Lamborghini or a Formula 1 Wienermobile. The tinting materials come with the manufacturer’s lifetime warranty, which covers fading, bubbling, or peeling. Clients waiting for their four-wheeled companions can sip complimentary beverages or surf the shop’s WiFi network. Mr. Tint’s team can also tint residential windows for improved privacy, reduced energy costs, or decoration.
BumperDoc's I-Car Platinum–certified shop managers oversee an experienced team of auto helpers who buff mobiles inside and out until they shine like a showroom filled with chariots of fire. Soiled rides are served a complete detail warrant that slaps exterior filth with a hand wash and expunges your wheeler's innermost muck, leaving cars with a glistening façade and a bright interior. Paint jobs get the royal treatment with a clay-bar application to eliminate contaminants, industrial pollutants, and paint overspray, followed by a polish, glaze, and sealer wax that locks in the luster for days to come.
Car owners can relax in a retro, '50s-style waiting area as Hawthorne Tire & Auto Service's attentive techs revive or improve their autos through diverse services and forthright communication with owners. Experienced wheelmen swiftly install tires ($105 for labor), tweaking wheels until cars drive smoothly and can pirouette on one tread. A general alignment service straightens mechanical steeds ($125 for parts and labor), and a set of new brakes facilitates smoother stops ($105+ per axle).