For the past 30 years, New England Tire Car Care Centers' family of ASE-certified technicians have been rejuvenating weary road warriors with services ranging from oil changes to computerized engine diagnostics. The team, while well versed in all manner of automotive maintenance, specializes in wheel care, ensuring true tracking and even tread wear with careful balancing, alignment, and rotation of the wheels. And, since their five locations are within Olympic-record-stone-throwing distance of their tire warehouse, the technicians have ready access to an extensive stock of seasonal and task-specific treads from Dunlop and Goodyear.
A 100-foot screen illuminates a home theater. Custom speaker enclosures pump music into DJ Pauly D's Mercedes Benz. Neon-green LED panels set a John Deere Gator XUV aglow. If it has a screen, speakers, or both, chances are Sound FX's technicians can customize it into something that dazzles the senses. Working with brands such as Rockford Fosgate, Control4, and Alpine, technicians outfit homes with high-tech gadgetry such as integrated remote-control programs that can control your television, lights, blinds, army of clones, and stereo system from a single console. They bring a similar blend of creativity and practicality to automobiles, installing equipment such as backup cameras and remote starters.
For over 15 years, Extreme Reconditioning has beautified the interiors and exteriors of vehicles with touchups, details, and customized decorative projects. Highly trained technicians meticulously clean the ins and outs of cars, trucks, and SUVs at the shop, or travel to clients' homes or places of work to buff, wax, and vacuum vehicles at the customers' convenience. In addition to shampooing rugs, conditioning leather, and protecting paint with impenetrable Teflon shields, Extreme Reconditioning adds decorative pinstripes to cars and trucks, scientifically proven to make gullible onlookers believe that they make the car go faster.
So Fresh & So Clean's staff offers cars, trucks, bikes, boats, airplanes, and motorized bathtubs the soft lamb's-wool mitts and chamois cloths they need to look sharp on any highway or parking lot. Their services—available both onsite and via mobile wash units that can hit the roads 24 hours a day—include auto reconditioning, ozone treatments, hand car washes, and complete showroom details. To attract even the busiest drivers, the doors stay open at most locations from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.
An auto repair shop and auto salon wrapped into one, Ultra Auto Repair provides all car needs in one place. They make it convenient, too, with free local pick up and delivery, and free towing with all repair services. Services also include complimentary 21-point inspections and diagnostic checks. Whether bringing cars in for an oil change or stereo installation, appointments are unnecessary and same-day service may be available. There's even a children's play area to keep the little ones occupied while their experienced team treats cars to tune-ups or detailing.
Since 1988, Auto Care Super Saver has been helping car owners save cash with maintenance punch cards redeemable at local auto shops throughout the course of a full year. These cards come loaded with all kinds of prepaid services, including at least three full-service oil changes with up to 5 quarts of oil, lube, and a new filter. Depending on the location, punch cards may also feature tire rotations, brake inspections, engine-light readings, air-conditioning performance tests, and other repairs and inspections essential to a car's well-being. Customers can transfer the punch card's benefits to any ride, ranging from station wagons to sports cars to feral merry-go-round mounts.