Over the course of 33 years, the smiling staffers at Express Oil Change and Service Center have learned that customers just want their oil changed fast. Instead of selling extra parts out of an oversize trench coat, staffers work quickly and efficiently to give cars what they crave; quarts of thick, black oil in the blink of an eye without an appointment. Each procedure lasts approximately 10 minutes, during which mechanics will replace the vehicle's oil and inspect its innards for problems. The process is so quick that customers can even wait inside their own vehicles while it occurs, much like a drive-thru car wash or drive-thru dentist appointment.
Along with quick and efficient oil changes, Express Oil Change and Service Center tends to other automotive needs such as tire rotation and balance, brake inspection and service, fuel system cleaning, engine diagnostic, and general repair.
Boasting numerous civic and environmental awards, Autobell Car Wash burnishes weather-beaten buggies with an array of services that restore lost luster while employing planet-friendly conservation policies. Quick and comprehensive, the full-service wash includes a full interior and exterior cleansing in 15 minutes or less. A friendly car cleanser vacuums the inside before sluicing and scrubing the outside, finishing with a hand-administered wipe down. Windows, wheels, and tires also receive a treatment. Before unleashing sexy four-wheeled supermodels to twist and turn on the asphalt runways, Autobell guarantees satisfaction or they will rewash the automobile for free.
Most great things have humble beginnings, and Express Oil Change & Tune-Up Clinic is no exception. In its 31-year history it grew to more than 170 locations across 10 states. Within these auto havens, ASE-certified vehicle-maintenance professionals slake engine thirsts with their signature 10-minute express full-service oil change and a menu of other automotive procedures. Techs swap out old oil for shiny, new oil and a new filter, followed by a thorough inspection of the engine and inner workings that ensures cars can run for miles and won’t fail during drag races through mall parking lots. Their service centers also perform general maintenance such as brake and AC service, and more advanced services such as radiator maintenance and computer diagnostics.
Pioneer Car Detailing revitalizes cars, motorcycles, and SUVs that have grown dull and dingy from the dirt and grime that festers in asphalt jungles. R.B. Nemat and his family put personal touches into each of their detailing packages, from the hand wash that preps each job to the hand wax that polishes it off. Their team glosses a gentle clay bar over paint impurities speckled across the hood or riddled along the quarter panels. They blast away debris lodged in cracks and crevices with an air compressor, and they condition leather seats to shine with a luster normally reserved for busts of Elvis impersonators.
The automotive experts at Wood & Fullerton Goodyear Tire and Auto Service coddle cars with automotive services and brand-name parts for both foreign and domestic roadsters. The team of ASE-certified mechanics expand upon the shop's nearly four decades of auto-mending traditions as they perform both preventative and repair services on cars, SUVs, and any light trucks that honk politely enough. Technicians also adjust rides' suspensions and wield digital technology as they evaluate engine diagnostics and wheel-spin balances.
Where as most people have just learned how to drive a car at age 17, Jody Coltrane already knew how to repair one. His initial job as a parts driver has since blossomed into a 20+ year career, one that's culminated with Jody running his own repair shop, Japanese Automotive Professional Services. True to its name, his business specializes in Asian-import models. The staff of factory-trained technicians fix Japanese autos and light trucks, including Acuras, Hondas, Toyotas, Kias and Hyundais—vehicles whose intricacies and specifications often elude standard auto shops. The services range from minor repairs such as brakes, air conditioning, and check-engine lights that misspell "emission" to major league tasks such as engine overhauls and transmission repair.