Behind Easy Go Auto’s tidy crimson and white façade, teams of licensed technicians are hard at work, dutifully restoring and maintaining the vital systems of all makes and models of imported or domestic vehicles. Mechanics prevent wear, tear, and unexpected breakdowns with routine oil changes and tire rotations, while AC specialists maintain comfortable cabin temperatures with thorough inspections and repairs of hoses, lines, evaporators, compressors, and the cursed snowball that makes everything cold. Complimentary towing services within a 10-mile radius of the shop safely tote vehicles with unresponsive engines or ailing tires.
Lothrop Parking provides spaces for vehicles to rest their weary wheels for a while. One of Henry Ford Hospital's New Center skyways hovers above the entrance to this covered parking garage, which offers daily and monthly rates for car, truck, and SUV owners to leave their craft in a secure location. And it's just a few blocks northwest of the Amtrak station, putting travelers within easy walking or hopscotching distance of their waiting train.
The world’s first steam-cleaning car-wash franchise, DetailXPerts employs organic cleaning products to reinvigorate vehicles to show-room levels of spotlessness. With the Presidential detail, a team of expert scrubbers travel directly to clients to give four-wheelers the Oval Garage treatment over about two hours, kicking off with a traditional hand wash and dry. After the nebulous power of steam scours rims and wheels, a slathering of tire dressing shines up car shoes and eliminates any evidence of joy rides through tar pits. Detailers thoroughly vacuum and deodorize interiors, purifying seats and vents, conditioning carpet and upholstery, and steam-cleaning floor mats, along with a slew of other down-and-dirty tactics. Proud owners of people-movers can schedule appointments for DetailXPerts’ mobile unit to come meet them whether they’re at home, at work, or out running a car-wash fundraiser.
The experts at Motor City Auto Detail travel to locations near and far, cleaning crud-covered cars in a driveway or jets in an airplane hanger. The mobile detailing unit shows up touting its own water and electricity and offers detailing packages that can include clay-bar treatment, foam orbital polishing pads, and interior cleaning with compressed air. Detailing all manner of mechanized travel, Motor City’s staff cares for 90s-era Volvos with the same diligence and care they show Porsches, Lambourghinis, and antique Chryslers.
Over the course of 14 years, a baby develops the motor skills to go from lying in a crib to winning the ninth grade high jump competition. The ASE-certified mechanics at East Detroit Goodyear have gained motor skills of their own over the last fortyear. They excel at maintaining the combustible engine, performing oil changes and finding weaknesses with computer diagnostics. Working with domestic cars as well as the arcane mechanisms of foreign vehicles, they tune-up engines and repairs defective parts foreign and domestic.
With a combination of state-of-the-art equipment and old-fashioned mechanical know-how, the technicians at Metro25 Ride Perfection Center service a wide array of automotive components. They use computerized engine-analysis technology and HawkEye digital-camera equipment to assess engines and front ends. They also perform standard tasks such as oil changes, transmission maintenance, and battery servicing.