Originally founded in 1959 by Kurt Ziebart as Ziebart International Corp., Ziebart has morphed from an auto-rust-prevention outfit into a full-service auto accessory and detail shop that has cropped up at some 400 locations in 30 countries. Performing everything from window tinting and professional detailing to electronics installation, Ziebart's experienced staff cares for cars with high-end products, including seasonal paint protectant and the company’s renowned rust inhibitors. To protect cars inside and out, Ziebart technicians also install accouterments such as alarm systems to thwart thieves and sunroofs to thwart unflattering film negatives from processing correctly (services may vary by location).
The automotive professionals at Honest-1 Auto Care repair vehicles with a commitment to eco-friendly standards and practices. Technicians tackle every square foot of vehicles with an extensive slate of services, and educate owners on the specific needs of their roadsters. A tiled waiting room supplies TVs, an Internet café, free drinks, and free oxygen. There’s a free shuttle available as well, and the shop offers a complimentary pickup and drop-off service.
Autopia's team of talented technicians fortifies vehicles against harsh winter weather with heater tune-ups and expert maintenance. Nullify the creeping tendrils of winter frost with a comprehensive heating-system tune-up, which keeps the coolant flowing properly and ducts clear of built-up grime. Certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, Autopia's mechanics can also ensure that engine lights stay off with a fuel-injection cleaning ($199.26) and that fresh power-steering fluid ($170.73) gives daring drivers plenty of road-feel during reenactments of the car-chase scene from The Merry Wives of Windsor. All of Autopia's services include a courtesy maintenance inspection and hand car wash, ensuring components ring with pitch-perfect harmony before cars leave the lot.
Ready your ride for the pending holiday road trips and holiday demolition derbies with today’s Groupon: $25 for an oil change and a 47-point inspection at Uptown Imports—that's a $72 value for the combined services. Citysearchers vote Uptown Imports 2006's and 2007’s best auto repair and auto mechanic, respectively. If your car wants a synthetic oil change or exotic filters, you'll need to pay an additional fee.Mile 3,001: You car will instantly explode or may just feel neglected, but either way is never going to trust you like it once did.Mile 4,000: With less oil powering your car’s Temporal Stasis Module, you may accidentally drive into the past or into a TGI Friday’s.Mile 5,000: Your car is 400% more likely to turn into a bicycle and 36% more likely to sign up for a painting class.Mile 6,000: The “Check Oil” light goes off, but the “Read Up On the Hundred Years’ War” light comes on.Mile 7,000: Emilio Estevez gets in the car without permission and asks for a ride.
Lift kits and grilles, AV accessories and car alarms, custom upholstery and seat heaters, and wheels and tires are just a few of the items in the buffet of automotive accessories that FNR Auto Customs’ technicians use to customize cars. Vertical door kits can turn the family station wagon into a DeLorean-like statement piece, and turbos and superchargers can boost performance and allow customers to follow Doc Brown back to the future.
Bobby & Steve's Auto World repairs, maintains, and spruces up autos across eight Twin Cities locations, each decked out in vintage Coca Cola and Chevy memorabilia. On-site mechanics tackle all kinds of transportation-related jobs, from oil changes and flat tires to broken glass and sputtering exhaust pipes. The specialists can also tow your car, replace feeble batteries, and calmly persuade doors to open after extended lock-outs. At the detail shop, a team of highly trained reconditioning techs uses specialized tools to gussy up your car. They'll remove oxidation with orbital polishers or deep-clean carpets with hot water extractors. The shop also has an arsenal of more than 20 chemicals to treat all types of surfaces; enlist their help for vinyl and leather conditioners or Rain-X solution, which fends off stains due to precipitation or truck beds full of sports mascots with super soakers.