Hudson Tire’s talented technicians restore motor mojo and smooth handling to road-weary wagons. After dispatching dingy, contaminant-ridden oil, techs infuse vehicular veins with up to five quarts of a fresh synthetic oil blend. Aging oil filters are similarly swapped for new, clog-free oil sieves. A tire rotation moves talkative rear tires to the front of the class before computerized wheel balance will correct uneven individual tires that can cause vibrations at certain speeds and during the rinse cycle. Before reuniting man and Miata, vehicles are probed with a 14-point inspection to ensure the roadworthiness of brakes, shocks, lights, and more.
Ready to rinse seven days a week, Blue Lightning Car Wash's three-minute automatic The Works wash whittles away road-acquired dirt and grime from car carapaces before reassembling showroom shines with a buff and polish. As autos hopscotch through the tunnel, watery blasts sweep dirt from their exteriors, underbody rinses disentangle below-level grime, and high-pressure wheel blasters and Wheel Brite applications groom curb kissers for sprints toward the mall’s last parking spot. After a spot-free rinse wishes suds bon voyage, a triple Lightning buff and polish pampers paint and reinstalls reflective luster along the hull. Windshield glass welcomes a Rain-X water-repellant treatment, which maximizes driver visibility in rainy weather. Free vacuums wait at the end of the line, eager for their opportunity to sniff out debris, crumbs, and the molted skins of old fuzzy dice.
Auto Glass EMT—the latter part stands for Emergency Mobile Technicians—understands the safety hazards that result from damaged auto glass. That’s why they dispatch trained technicians to scenes of disrepair in a timely manner to repair chips and replace windshields. The technicians, who have more than 20 years of auto glass repair experience, use high-quality glass and adhesives during every job, and have the equipment and know-how necessary to service both imported and domestic vehicles.
The technicians at A&E Auto Glass are certified to repair or replace all types of automotive glass and have worked with many insurance companies over the past 15 years and offer a five year warranty. For those looking to replace glass, A&E can provide door glass, side glass, sunroofs, side mirrors, and more.
In business since 1969, Ice Cold Air pioneered automotive air conditioning in the Florida area and today provides repair and maintenance services at more than a dozen locations across central Florida. In addition to comprehensive car care, the staff at each facility is committed to providing superior customer service, a fact that is evident from a 97.3% customer-satisfaction rating based on customer-submitted surveys. The team achieves this rating by going above and beyond friendly service, offering intermittently scheduled seminars on vehicular maintenance, free AC and brake checks, and, at some locations, the opportunity for customers to provide their own car parts and gremlin-repellant air fresheners.
Gussying up rides at locations in 15 of the continental states, Tuffy Auto Service Center's technicians perform full-service auto repairs backed by lifetime and nationwide warranties. In addition to keeping cars running smoothly with preventative maintenance services such as oil changes and tire rotations, the staff performs full-service repairs, including overhauling worn-down brakes, noisy mufflers, malfunctioning engines, and ingrown windshield wipers. Other services include alignments for off-kilter wheels, which promote better gas mileage, and tune-ups, which ensure such components as the fuel injectors, ignition system, and spark plugs are in ship-shape.