Discount Tire’s professional technicians install and service a vast trove of tires and wheels to keep wagons rolling safely. Experienced, trained mechanics manage an inventory replete with tires by brand names such as Goodyear, Michelin, and Bridgestone ($60–$100/tire for most vehicles) and a huge range of wheels ($50–$100/wheel for most vehicles). Proud owners of newly outfitted buggies receive advice on how to improve their rubber-road marriages or ability to do donuts on the lawns of rival librarians. Along with recommendations on products and services, tire installations include new valve stems, road-hazard protection, and lifetime rotations.
Since 1985, 7 to 7 Auto Services has been responsible for keeping cars running smoothly and safely. Chalk that up to the ASE-certified technicians and their advanced diagnostic technology, which can quickly scout out automotive issues large and small. The technicians follow up with service for both foreign and domestic vehicles?their ASE training and hands-on experience gives them the expertise to conduct oil changes, repair engines and transmissions, and remedy electrical issues and heating and cooling problems. They also offer smog checks?their smog technician possesses a master's degree in physics, and can therefore determine not only a car's environmental output but also how long it would take for the beam from your headlights to reach Mars. Regardless of the automotive issue, customers are never left stranded, as 7 to 7 offers them a courtesy shuttle while their cars are being serviced.
Most Popular Service: Oil change and inspection
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours
How is your approach different than that of other professionals in your field?
We take the time to present you with the complete picture of your vehicle's condition with our digital inspection and transparent consultation process.
What aspect of your job, or the services you offer, most often surprises people?
Our clean and comfortable lobby, friendly demeanor, and high-tech and professional approach to auto repair.
At 555 Auto Repair & Body, peace of mind is second only to performance when it comes to cars and their drivers. Thus the technicians are ASE-certified, their diagnostic equipment is computerized, and they make it a point to keep an eye on the car as a whole to make sure everything is in order and nothing is clogged with bits of floss. They offer maintenance to keep vehicles from running into problems, and they'll take care of repairs should any problems occur. Their repertoire includes oil changes and tune-ups, as well as engine, brake, and transmission repair. In addition to mechanical services they offer collision repair?this includes welding, scratch and dent removal, and paint refinishing to give the car that showroom look.
Randy, an ASE-certified master technician, draws on his more than 25 years of roadster-repairing experience to manage Cass Street Automotive. Owned by his wife, Sue, the shop is the duo's second venture, the first being Mission Hills Automotive. Randy?s expertise goes way back?he?s been California smog-certified since the '80s, when smog was first invented. He and his trained ASE-certified techs diagnose automotive ailments and repair all makes and models?both foreign and domestic?with a host of services and NAPA auto parts. They also provide clients with a free shuttle service and in-house loaner cars as needed.
The friendly, skilled technicians at Platinum Auto Sports' three San Diego–area locations draw from the shop's two decades of expertise as they customize cars of all sizes. Specialty chrome rims from brands such as Moto Metal, KMC Wheels, and ATX Series glint from their hooks on the shop walls, waiting to be paired with new high-performance tires. Platinum Auto Sports also outfits engines with turbo kits, wires cars with security and audio systems, and repaints exteriors to match the steely glint of determination in drivers' eyes.