More than 2 million vehicles owe their reflective finishes and sparkling chrome to Autopia Carwash. Since its opening in 1994, the single wash has blossomed in size, scale, and clientele. A tiered menu of wash packages caters to the needs of all cars, from those that need a quick five-minute clean to those that need to buff away the phone number of a cute sedan that stopped calling. Detailing services range from hand wax and paint-sealant applications to carpet cleaning, promising personal attention to cars’ every nook and cranny. Thanks to Autopia Carwash’s rain policy, customers can cruise through the wash for free if it rains within 72 hours of their previous visit.
The trained technicians at Precision Tune Auto Care take their customers' time seriously. They strive to provide quick yet thorough services, whether they're simply changing oil or fixing a confused check engine light that thinks it's a strobe light. To further ease scheduling, they send clients reminder emails when their car needs its next routine service.
The technicians at Lizard Auto Glass are confident in their work. With more than two decades in the business, the team swaps out windshields, tinted windows, and filled in chips before they turn into dangerous cracks or portals into alternate universes. That level of experience affords them the ability to offer a lifetime guarantee on all their work, protecting the owner against leaks and defects.
Rich’s Smog & Repair keep cars on the road with a menu of maintenance, bodywork, and inspection services. Rich’s technicians specialize in smog testing and repair, checking for and maintaining eco-friendly emissions levels, and also primp rides by detailing cabins, removing dents, and repainting surfaces marred by the elements or improperly wielded nail clippers. Inside the auto shop, the staff mends all makes and models, including Mazdas and BMWs, using quality and high-performance parts from brands such as AC Delco, NAPA, and Yokohama.
Since 1966, Jon Nichols has divided his time between cruising atop a motorcycle and lying beneath it with a wrench and a perfectionist's determination. Spurred by his discontent with a bike's stock performance, he used his industrial acumen, honed by years as the owner of an aerospace-machine shop, to begin manufacturing lightweight motorcycle parts to help his bikes to perform better, faster, and with less whining about how all the other neighborhood bikes have little sidecars to play with. Years later, Jon and his wife, Lettie, opened Nichols Sport Bikes and staffed it with a team of skilled technicians. Bikes can be heard bolting from their 2,500-square-foot facility bolstered by revitalizing oil changes, maintenance, and a full line of Jon's Ducati replacement parts.