A checkered-flag door rises from the 1950s-style gas station facade of Corky’s Detailing Shack, where owner Robert Elliot welcomes cars inside for a personally performed detailing. Elliot’s washes use only 100% purified water without the grime of reclaimed alternatives or inefficient spit shines, and his interior detailing services go so far as to remove seats during steam cleaning if necessary. Rust proofing, window tinting, and stain guards help maintain aesthetic appearances, and the garage's hydraulic lift assists with more extensive services that range from brake and tire repairs to light electrical repair.
For 15 years, Lansing Detail & Hand Car Wash has been restoring the showroom sheen of cars, trucks, and motorcycles with meticulous automotive cleaning services. Technicians plow through surface dirt and grime by hand and tidy up interiors with towels, cleaning solutions, and shampoo. The company’s commitment to cleaning has earned them contracts with local dealerships, and they further service customers by detailing their vehicles at their homes or workplaces.
Ultra Clean Oil Change and Wash keeps four-wheeled steeds flashy and functional with car-wash services and basic maintenance. A fixture since 1973, Ultra Clean primps vehicles with timeless techniques, hand scrubbing away dirt and debris, polishing and waxing paint to a glossy finish, and blow-drying excess water from cars' flowing manes. They also weatherproof exteriors with Rain X glass and body treatment, and maintain vehicle performance with oil changes, tire rotations, and fluid replacement.
At the Frandor Shopping Center, Casino Royal Xpress’ gassed up shuttles wait to shepherd passengers safely to FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek. Shuttles come and go four times daily, departing Lansing at midnight, 6 a.m., noon, and 6 p.m. Each shuttle leaves on time, providing passengers with a safe alternative to driving or relying on their remaining luck to get them home.
For more than 35 years, the Lake Lansing Road Mobil has serviced, cleaned, and fueled area automobiles with care. Its team of ASE–certified technicians upholds a Tech-Net code of ethics, under which they promise to use nationally guaranteed Carquest products, provide accurate estimates, and stop garage-band practice by 10 p.m. Coupling reliability with convenience, the shop’s seven-day-a-week pick-up and drop-off service keeps customers from having to rearrange their schedules when cars need servicing.
Complete Auto Care, where ASE-certified technicians tend to busted rides and invite interested drivers to attend free Car Care Academies. A respect for the environment seasons each of the company's repair and maintenance services. Take the EcoPower oil change, for example, an option in Portland, Oregon shops that boasts recycled, twice-refined engine oil mixed with the distilled rage of Mother Nature.
Since its first facility hit the streets in 1926, Firestone has expanded to 2,200 locations nationwide, all of which offer the same service warranty options and stand as red-and-blue beacons to remind us that community programs such as Driver's Edge and Meals On Wheels deserve to be sponsored. Auto care wouldn't be complete without tires, and Firestone has plenty of those to offer, including Bridgestone run-flats that fend off the effects of a flat tire for 50 miles.
As a certified NAPA AutoCare Center and AAA-approved auto-repair facility, Auto-Lab employs ASE-certified mechanics and offers customers a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty. The technicians perform services ranging from basic tune-ups and wheel alignment to engine and transmission repair and electrical work. They can even tow vehicles that break down and locate cars that elope with Vespas. Auto-Lab also conducts tire services, carrying brands such as Firestone, Bridgestone, and Goodyear.