Ankeny Auto Spa’s cleaning technicians rescue paint jobs from the clutches of road grime, scrubbing the nooks and crannies of cars with environmentally safe products. Automotive rescuers begin the Express Elite treatment with a trifoam bath and conditioning service to make colored coats shine. Next, four-wheeled horses get an undercarriage and tire scour. For top-to-bottom hygiene, a soothing wax swirls across hoods, followed by a clear-coat protectant to shield motor buggies from bugs, rocks, or other pernicious vehicle pests. A warm blow-dry removes the majority of water before a detailed towel dry leaves a streak-free sheen bereft of any lingering moisture. Finally, rubber toes receive a coat of rim cleaner, ensuring that their gleam can be seen by impressed airplane passengers. The treatment lasts 7–10 minutes, the average time it takes to smash an apple with a copy of José Canseco’s autobiography.
Bill Graham founded the first Graham Tire location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in 1951, a time before dashboards blinked with digital readouts or engines buzzed with microchip brains. As cars have progressed, Graham Tire has kept pace. Still overseen by the Graham family, the current 22 locations employ ASE-certified mechanics who mend and maintain cars, trucks, SUVs, and farm equipment. Computerized engine analysis reveals rides’ performance levels and any problems, allowing the technicians to efficiently diagnose trouble without resorting to good mechanic, bad mechanic interrogations.
With more than 40 years of experience, the salesmen and mechanics at NB Golf Cars know their way around all kinds of off-road sports, trail, and utility vehicles. In addition to packing their showrooms with the latest commercial and industrial models, they also keep owners motoring smoothly with thorough inspections, tune-ups, and repair services.
Precision Window Tint's factory-trained technicians have spent more than two decades garbing the windows of vehicles, homes, and businesses with privacy-enhancing films. After scheduling an appointment over the phone or via a pigeon-delivered letter, customers can roll their rides into the shop, where specialists will carefully apply Jet-type automotive tints to two, three, or five windows. The multilayered film features four darkness options—5%, 15%, 35%, and 50%—and a three-year warranty.
A & A Auto Detailing founder Almir Smailbegovic welcomes vehicles into his own home by appointment. After familiarizing himself with each smudge and dusty nook, he sets about recreating the scent, look, and chrome-plated umbilical cord of a brand-new car. For interiors, he and his team employ shampoos, power washers, and a specialized vacuum for removing debris from crevices. They dress tires and wax exteriors to a sleek shine. Clients can remain in their own homes thanks to a pickup and drop-off service for nearby automobiles.