Drawing on half a century of automotive service, the family owned and operated Midas Auto Service & Tire helps drivers to prolong vehicle vigor with factory-recommended maintenance services. Mechanics pop car hoods to perform oil changes with standard and temperature-durable synthetic solutions, taking time to inspect belts, hoses, fluids, and the air conditioner's resident penguin. Armed with efficient catalytic converters built to US EPA standards, the staff helps to shrink harmful emissions during muffler and exhaust-system checks. Trained technicians augment brake services with lifetime guarantees and curate healthy, evenly worn tires with rotations or replacements from Goodyear, Michelin, Firestone, and Bridgestone.
Auto Spa Hand Car Wash & Detailing unearths buried gleam from dingy rides with meticulous wash, wax, and detail services. Purification engineers lay their own mitts on autos during hand washes and wax applications, deflect moisture with Rain-X, and apply polymer sealant to protect paint jobs from insect graffiti artists. Technicians also take care of jalopies’ insides by shampooing floor mats and conditioning leather and vinyl surfaces as patrons sip coffee in the waiting room.
Brides and traveling businessman don't have a lot in common, save for the need to get somewhere important quickly and in style. J & J Limousine Service serves them both with a fleet of luxury vehicles, including super-stretch limos that can seat up to 10. All vehicles offer amenities such as TV, leather upholstery, and a moonroof that allows passengers to navigate by the stars or yell at birds.
With acclaimed products and skillful attention to detail, the team of expert automotive artists at Nature's Hand Car Wash carefully purges, polishes, and pampers rides. The main event of the exterior detail is the application of Meguiar's Synthetic Sealant 2.0—a polymer-paint sealant—to lock in car color and protect paint from sliding off during family drag-race competitions. Wheel whisperers also lovingly lave tires back to their original asphalt-accessorizing black hue, and they polish trim and windows until they're free of spots, streaks, and "Kick Me" signs mischievously affixed by jealous bicycles.
Scooter Dawgs, Inc. is affiliated with City Scooters, whose show room sits towards the north end of Milwaukee Avenue, displaying row upon row of brightly-colored two-wheelers to passerby. The shop boasts vehicles from brands such as Tomos, Lifan, and Sachs, with some brand-new and others awaiting full service repairs. In addition to selling these mopeds and scooters, the shopkeepers also rent them out, allowing licensed drivers to take the scooters for a spin around city streets on an hourly basis.
After overseeing these daily rides for a while, the staff realized that riding a scooter unlocks a view of Chicago that's completely unaccessible in a car. So, the expanded their business, organizing tours that depart from downtown locations twice daily. Their guides lead crews of tourists and adventurous city dwellers to Wrigleyville or Chinatown, taking the scenic route to each destination. They frequently buzz past many of Chicago’s signature lakefront sights, such as Lincoln Park, the Museum Campus, and swimmers just arriving in Chicago after becoming bored with Michigan.
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The seasoned mechanics at 3C Automotive & Repair have the expertise to understand the complaints and fears of both foreign and domestic vehicles. Their full menu of services addresses problems simple and complex—sludgy oil, worn-out tires, ailing transmissions, or alternators on strike. The automotive magicians can also hook up axles with alloy and chrome-plated wheels, tint windows, and perform paintless dent repair to fix damage from hail or a shopping cart's aggressive bear hug.:m]]
Since 1974, the technicians at City Suburban Auto Service have kept Chicagoland vehicles running with quality maintenance services. A full-service shop, they can change out the oil, replace the brake pads, fix the tires, and diagnose engine trouble all in one visit. As an authorized U-Haul Dealer, they can also help their customers in the process of moving.