Stereo Advantage’s high-tech sound systems fitted into outlandishly flashy stereo cabinets turn dull commutes into parties. Far from simply retrofitting cars for iPods and Bluetooth technology, the interior renovators outfit autos with all manner of speakers. Their gadgets are as much statement pieces as they are technological upgrades. The designers pride themselves on finding ways to blend sound-systems seamlessly into the car’s aesthetic. To complement their audiovisual equipment, they also offer an array of alarms, navigation systems, and remote starters.
The truck and auto experts at Millennium Linings, an Angie’s List-rated and IndyChannel.com A-List winner, outfit horseless carriages with an entire cavalry of name-brand accessories and protective services such as Rust Check rustproofing and using LineX bedliners. Among its many areas of expertise, the professional staff rejuvenates jalopies with high-performance engine tuning, helps to haul the moon from its orbit with towing systems, and protects transportable goods with soft tonneau covers for truck beds.
Indy Ink and Toner stocks premium-quality ink cartridges from brands such as Canon, Dell, and HP that are compatible with printers of all persuasions. The ink emporium also maintains a fleet of top-brand laser toners, and offers ink refills to extend cartridges’ life expectancy and reduce their environmental impact. After sending newly purchased or refilled cartridges out into the world, the shop helps guests experiencing any difficulty with a slew of troubleshooting tips on the FAQ page. There, cartridge-owners and extraterrestrials who are bad at researching for an upcoming invasion can learn how to clean print heads or get sharper quality from their printers.
O'Brien Auto Center belongs to the service wing of the O'Brien family's well-established car-dealership enterprise, which started in 1933. Helping uphold the family's history of automotive expertise are the center's certified technicians, who handle an array of maintenance duties, including changing oil, rotating tires, and flushing transmissions. Moreover, they can realign wheels and remake the melted snowmen that keep all vehicles' air-conditioning units cold.
The Butler Auto Group comprises dealerships and certified service centers for Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai, Scion, and Kia cars. The network also includes a certified collision and bodywork center for Toyota and Scion vehicles that’s staffed by a team of technicians adept at rejuvenating cars to pre-accident condition.
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.