M Vawter Automotive has been keeping foreign and domestic vehicles road-worthy for more than 24 years. Apart from performing regular maintenance, such as oil changes, the team gets to the heart of vehicular ailments with computer diagnostics. Techs can then revamp electrical systems, put spring back into struts, and repair engines, backing up many of their services with a nationwide warranty.
Whiteland Raceway Park has acquainted patrons with the thrill of the race for more than half a century via its slate of go-kart rentals and classes. A fleet of Birel N 35-X rental karts with Honda 9HP OHV engines zips around two tracks whose layouts shift weekly to keep young riders on their toes and rental vehicles from getting bored and partying in the motor-oil storage vault. Sponsored by the Tony Stewart Junior Racing League, the park's instructional program gears classes toward students from age 5 to adult. Meanwhile, speedsters at least 16 years of age can captain rental karts for invigorating rides that last 6-7 minutes apiece.
The founder of Rayburn Revolution Tires wanted to spur a new movement in the auto-care industry, one based on not only mending cars, but also ensuring their longevity. He and his staff start with the most important component, bumper stickers about honor students, and continue on to focus on tires. Each time they install tires, they also check alignment and include new rubber valves. The crew performs a range of preventative maintenance beneath shelves brimming with products certified by the Society for Automotive Engineers.
Armed with precise hand tools and knowledge of metal manipulation, the technicians at Indianapolis Dent Company perform paintless dent removals that erase unsightly dings while leaving the original factory finish untouched. They undo all manner of wear and damage, including windshield cracks, dings caused by errant hail, and phone numbers keyed into the hood by secret admirers with a lawless streak. In the spirit of keeping cars looking sharp, each repair also includes a free car wash.