While customers relax in the waiting area, John's Premium Car Wash technicians scrub sullied chariots with triple-foam polish, scouring undercarriages to expel unsightly chunks of mud, sand, and snow. During the express polish, team members clean and condition paint jobs to remove mild oxidation and preserve a deep and durable shine, and detailing services remove dirt particles from all car crevices. Scotchgard protects against interior spills and stains, and carpet dying restores the original color of worn or splotched fibers. John's Premium Car Wash also offers a 20-point full-service quick lube that includes up to 5 quarts of conventional oil to keep cars running smoothly, like a cheetah sprinting across a moving walkway.
With more than 175 locations nationwide and more than 35 years in the business, Car-X Tire & Auto has earned a prime spot in the parking garage of quality car care and customer service. Started in 1971 by a team of seasoned muffler-shop owners, the service centers have blossomed from their beginnings as specialty exhaust shops to providers of nearly any repair or maintenance service imaginable, from installing performance-enhancing accessories to treating cars to therapeutic trust falls. In addition to promoting safety and long, healthy engine life with brake services and speedy oil changes, Car-X reaches out to the surrounding community with regular philanthropic activities, such as recycling drives and participation in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk.
The adept automotive aces at Aamco focus their collective mechanical genius on your car's every whirring gear during this comprehensive tune-up. Parched motors get a tasty five-quarts of fresh, 5w30 or 10w30 motor oil to lubricate their machinery for smoother commutes, safer road trips, and swifter maneuvering around banana peels (a $29.95 value). Next, a tire rotation (a $15 value) ensures wheels spin safely and evenly, helping avoid pesky single tire replacements and unexpected blowouts, while a fresh set of wiper blades makes for better visibility during rain, hail, and attack by mynock (a $15 value). An added battery check will make certain your people mover's power is fully charged, healthy, and ready for more miles, and that no garage elves have been using it to power their weather machine again.
Four Flags Motors is an AAA-approved facility that staffs factory-trained technicians to assuage ailing automobiles or provide preventative care. Extend a steed's longevity with a 5-quart oil change, along with a new filter to keep out dirt, grime, and suggestive comments from the roadways below. Tire rotations keep vehicles balanced without gymnastics training, and new premium wiper blades efficiently deflect tearful outbursts from weeping skies. In about an hour, Four Flag Motors' auto specialists lube all fittings on steering linkage, joints, and shafts while also checking fluid levels. Battery and tire-pressure checks ensure that each car keeps kinetically rolling amid the positive and negative space of the streets.
With lube and service centers spread across America, Valvoline Instant Oil Change ensures that roads from coast to coast teem with automotive vigor. Certified technicians perform a roster of services, including quick in-and-out oil changes that allow motorists to arrive without an appointment and remain in their car while Valvoline oils forge a truce between metal parts. Facilities also encourage odometers to reach up to 300,000 miles with an engine-guarantee program that helps motors live long enough to see tow trucks go extinct. Valvoline extends its care to cars of all makes and models as well as charitable organizations.
The presenters at the 2011 Hoodie Awards couldn’t hide their shock when, for the fourth year in a row, Showroom Shine Express Detailing took home the prize for Best Detail Shop, exclaiming, “They defend it every year!” The award was no surprise to the shop’s lengthy list of regulars, a loyal group that includes professional athletes, tons of locals, and the annual Ferrari calendar’s racy centerfold car. The staff sends rides from its lot to gleam in the sunshine, or it deploys its mobile detailing team to you. The meticulous detailing packages cover cars and SUVs from bottom to top as the team members scrub tires, shampoo carpets, wipe consoles, and wash and wax exteriors. They can also tint windows, repair windshields, and clear out foggy headlights.