Bluegrass Auto Repair has been serving the community for more than 30 years. In the old days, the friendly, hospitality-driven atmosphere was obvious to passersby, thanks to the shop’s old-fashion storefront, which was lined with a row of welcoming metal lawn chairs. Today, the tradition of trust is still alive—evidenced by the many car owners who entrust the technicians to correct automotive issues ranging from faulty brakes and engine trouble to fledgling AC units. As an added convenience to its customers, the crew will even pick up vehicles and return them after service, and are always happy to answer questions about potential repairs or where baby cars come from.
Technicians at the locally owned and operated KK Auto Detailing have honed the craft of restoring cars to factory-floor condition for 15 years. Armed with clay bars and Rain-X, they whisk abrasive road grit and repel water from the shell, and draw on their experience to suss out the best technique for cleaning lipstick from upholstery.
Since 1962, the motor mavens at Big O Tires have been treating tin lizzies to a slew of services, including their specialty 30-minute express oil changes. The tireless techs speedily slurp out old oil with anteater-esque precision, replacing worn out filters, and rewarding loyal dip sticks with up to 5 quarts of new crude. Following a chassis lubrication, wheel wranglers remove each tire, before moving them and their entire DVD collection to a new home in an adjacent wheel well, helping to guarantee even wear and tear. After a thorough fluid check and preventative maintenance analysis, revamped rides are happily reunited with the owners to depart together into the sunset. Upgrades are available for diesel oil (price based on vehicle and location), high-mileage oil ($10–$15 extra), and synthetic oil ($20–$30 extra).
Each Wash-N-Shine location is a modern and friendly bathhouse for weather-beaten vehicles. The Super Shine package provides a smattering of premium services for four-wheeled friends, including tire cleaning, bug removal, and trunk massaging. The advanced Quicksilver Touch-Free washing system gently bastes panels with a three-color foam bath before augmenting surfaces with Lustra Shield, a glossing agent and brake-dust repellant that ensures a shinier scuttle through town. Car care concludes with a powerful drying session that dispels droplets for radiant, streak-free gleam. Neighbors and co-workers will whistle at your roadcraft's shiny new exterior while mechanics and sewer dwellers gape at its immaculate undercarriage.
With lube and service centers spread across America, Valvoline Instant Oil Change ensures that roads from coast to coast teem with automotive vigor. Certified technicians perform a roster of services, including quick in-and-out oil changes that allow motorists to arrive without an appointment and remain in their car while Valvoline oils forge a truce between metal parts. Facilities also encourage odometers to reach up to 300,000 miles with an engine-guarantee program that helps motors live long enough to see tow trucks go extinct. Valvoline extends its care to cars of all makes and models as well as charitable organizations.
The technicians at Lexington Auto Spa call on Armor All products and hot-steam extractors to tidy up rides inside and out. Customers can choose from quick automated washes or opt for full-service treatments that include an interior vacuum and window cleaning. With a spectrum of detailing packages, technicians wash, wax, and clay bar exteriors to remove stubborn dirt and overspray before storming interiors with hot-steam extractors ready to eliminate foul odors so that dashboard hula dancers can breathe easy.