Founded by a truck enthusiast in 1991, Chux Trux has blossomed into a highly recognized one-stop shop for car, truck, and jeep accessories and services. Trained Chux Trux technicians professionally install enhancers such as bed covers, steps, and chrome accessories, transforming standard vehicles into gleaming road warriors. Customers can browse the cavernous showrooms teeming with an array of custom wheels and tires as well as contractor necessities such as toolboxes, whistle music books, and ladder racks. The Chux Trux staff treats customers like family, special ordering and custom fabricating hard-to-find parts, remembering customers' birthdays, and never letting them live down their sixth-grade talent-show act.
The experienced technicians at Complete Auto Service encourage top-notch motor humming with a variety of automotive services. Both standard and synthetic oil changes include freshly brewed oil and a new filter, along with a chassis lube, if necessary, which reduces the effects of friction and occasional pie throwing in the underbelly. The approximately 30-minute service continues as technicians commence a 17-point inspection, ensuring principle car parts perform at their peak, and testing windshield wipers for preparedness in the event of a rare maple-syrup squall. Customers can wait in designated areas or drop their four-wheeled children off and take advantage of the complimentary shuttle service at the Main Street location. Complete Auto Service does not require appointments.
Santa Fe Garage Services' Automotive Service Excellence–certified master technician Greg Smith employs his alignment and tire expertise to inspect a vehicle's chassis during four-wheel alignment checks. Roll horseless carriages into the awaiting yellow jaws of the alignment rack, where Smith will carefully check and reset the buggy to factory alignment specifications. The auto technician harnesses calibrated Hunter Engineering Company equipment to square the auto during the alignment check with toe adjustment, which entails measuring and adjusting the rear and front axels to reduce rapid tire wear, alter unsatisfactory vehicle handling, and eliminate snippy back talk. Smith then utilizes the Road Force tire balancer with StraightTrak to eradicate vibration issues and ensure smoother driving. The visit also includes a quick peek beneath the roadster to inspect the undercarriage for clingy tumbleweeds or a stash of unpaid parking tickets.
The roar from Faurot Field grows louder and louder as the Mizzou Express heads towards Columbia, shuttling Missouri alumni and Tigers fans to football games with round-trip service from Kansas City and Independence. Nestled into cozy seats on a luxury coach, guests can spend the trip watching highlights on the overhead TVs, sipping complimentary beer and soda, and chatting about the season with fellow passengers as professional drivers weather the linebackers blocking traffic on the highway. Exactly thirty minutes after each game, ticketholders make the short walk back to the awaiting bus to head back to Kansas City in equal comfort and safety.
KC AutoGlass dispatches its crew of certified technicians to driveways across the greater Kansas City area to repair and replace busted windshields and windows and service other auto glass needs. They expertly mend minor rock chips and cracks up to the size of a nickel, also keeping the cracks from spidering into larger problems. For bigger jobs, they replace entire windshields with new or used auto glass. Technicians also replace broken side mirrors, ensuring that the looking glass continues to tell the driver exactly who's the fairest of them all.
Since 1988, Auto Care Super Saver has been helping car owners save cash with maintenance punch cards redeemable at local auto shops throughout the course of a full year. These cards come loaded with all kinds of prepaid services, including at least three full-service oil changes with up to 5 quarts of oil, lube, and a new filter. Depending on the location, punch cards may also feature tire rotations, brake inspections, engine-light readings, air-conditioning performance tests, and other repairs and inspections essential to a car's well-being. Customers can transfer the punch card's benefits to any ride, ranging from station wagons to sports cars to feral merry-go-round mounts.