When Mike's Carwash first opened in 1948, it was one of only 18 carwash businesses in the United States. Today, the family-owned establishment keeps the 65-year-old tradition of gussying up automobiles alive at 42 locations throughout the Midwest. At each location, accommodating staffers stand by to assist customers during the cleaning process. Decked out in cartoon neckties, the cheerful team ushers cars into computer-controlled washers that eschew traditional gear-operated brushes and baseball bats in favor of controlled sprays and soft cloths. After the mixture of eight signature soaps de-grimes surfaces, 200-miles-per-hour gusts of hot air dry vehicles instantly. Mike's also offers specialty coats to give car exteriors and tires additional shine.
Offering a range of services for wheeled whippersnappers, QuikStop provides high-quality care at stopwatch-stupefying speeds. Sate a combustion engine’s crude cravings with fresh high mileage and synthetic oil during QuikStop's 10-minute oil change. Fresh-faced young emollients step in to slicken your motor's innards, keeping dust, metallic shavings, and other contaminants from abruptly halting internal-combustion engine chitchat.
With the two-hour car-care package, Steve's Auto Care’s ASE-certified master technicians switch out aged oil with up to 5 quarts of fresh engine juice (an additional fee is charged for vehicles that require more oil) as staff members grease up gears and change filters. Tires rotate to new axles before mechanical buffs meticulously explore intricate brake systems. Technicians then put car batteries and charging systems to the test, ensuring successful road trips and fully operational rearview-mirror disco balls. A 96-point visual inspection unearths any under-hood afflictions plaguing hoses, belts, and fluids before technicians consult with customers about a plan of action.
Encircling Indianapolis with its attentive brand of customer service, Indianapolis Car Care keeps customers mobile with a wide variety of automotive repair capabilities. The team starts with the tires, dealing with leading manufacturers when folks need replacements. But their expertise also lies in helping people prolong that inevitability with tire rotation, computer balancing, and ancient rubber-protecting hexes. Owners can also bring in their sickly cars for procedures ranging from oil changes and tune ups to transmission repairs.
Auto Clinic's friendly, dedicated staff has kept cars on Michiana roads for more than three decades. Within their full-service NAPA AutoCare Center and Bosch-authorized service center, they treat all makes and models of foreign and domestic cars with maintenance and diagnostic services, such as oil changes and bumper-to-bumper inspections. For repairs, they draw from a vast inventory of more than 375,000 parts, 1,000 of which are the same novelty horn from The Dukes of Hazzard. NAPA's Peace of Mind warranty stands behind much of their handiwork, covering qualifying repairs and services for 12 months or 12,000 miles.
Auto Fix draws on their parent company's deep wells of experienced, ASE-certified technicians to staff their seven garages in Illinois and Indiana. The full-service shops keep cars running with oil changes and thorough vehicle check ups, and they routinely flush power steering, radiator, and transmission fluids. Having spent years working with vehicles, Auto Fix technicians can repair any part of the car from the suspension to the fuel system. They're confident in their repairs as well, offering any client a 12-month or 12,000-mile guarantee on each fix. The team also renders problem-precluding services such as full safety inspections, shocks and struts service, and tire rotation—which does not mean enforcing who’s up next on the backyard tire swing.