With soaps, waxes, clay bars, and shampoos in tow, S.O.S. Mobile Detailing’s technicians make house calls to cleanse dirty vehicles. They offer five different packages to accommodate all states of filth. Basic wash packages include an exterior wash, scrub, and tire shine, and full details use clay bars, hand waxes, and rim polishes to get cars glowing inside and out. In addition to detailing packages, S.O.S. also offers hard-water spot-removal treatments and engine cleaning.
Ready To Shine’s detailing crew goes from one Tampa home to the next, sprucing up cars, trucks, and SUVs at their owners' convenience. The team eliminates the need to take rides to the car wash with a sudsy hand wash and dry, followed by one of three detailing packages. Clients can choose the Silver package for a quick interior vacuuming and spritzes of Armor All, or spring for the Gold package and treat their car to a wax and buff. At the top of the spectrum is the Platinum deal, complete with interior shampooing and a pep talk for bobble-heads that have been feeling apathetic.
Wilson's Tire & Automotive relinquishes rides from the stresses of sludge buildup and clogged filter conundrums with meticulously handled premium oil changes. Wilson's experienced, ASE-certified technicians will supplant curmudgeonly oil for up to five quarts of a fresh-faced synthetic blend. Afterward, a discerning mechanic will survey the essential components of your four-wheeler for any problems, top off any depleted fluids, and reward well-behaved cruisers with a lollipop. Amid a clean and family-friendly atmosphere, proud auto owners can wait for their roadsters while surfing the Internet on Wilson's free WiFi or practice harmonizing with their car horn in the quiet waiting room. For car owners with children, Wilson's Tire & Automotive's playroom keeps future adults entertained while pavement-pounders are worked on in the service center.
For more than two decades, Hugo Fraga and his family have restored and fine-tuned the intricacies of customers' timepieces in Precision Time's convenient mall stores. In addition to replacing batteries and manicuring the hands of more than seven million watches, the millisecond specialists carry a full spectrum of watches and wristbands by designers including Swiss Military, Invicta, and Casio. A collection of Sottomarino timepieces ($39–$599) bestows wearers with craftsmanship infused with contemporary and traditional flair, and a collection of London Underground watches ($36) pairs classic and modern styling typical in across-the-pond fashion.
Gussying up rides at locations in 15 of the continental states, Tuffy Auto Service Center's technicians perform full-service auto repairs backed by lifetime and nationwide warranties. In addition to keeping cars running smoothly with preventative maintenance services such as oil changes and tire rotations, the staff performs full-service repairs, including overhauling worn-down brakes, noisy mufflers, malfunctioning engines, and ingrown windshield wipers. Other services include alignments for off-kilter wheels, which promote better gas mileage, and tune-ups, which ensure such components as the fuel injectors, ignition system, and spark plugs are in ship-shape.
Auto Styles' factory-trained and certified technicians embellish cars and boats with the help of top-grade window tint, audio, and upholstery products, all covered by warranties against defects. They computer-cut window films, integrate iPods into audio systems, and repair dents without using paint. Each year, the technicians perform hundreds of upholstery jobs for local dealerships using Katzkin leather, and can even customize interiors with ostrich and crocodile skin so that every drive is a safari.
Since 1924, the ASE-certified technicians of Dimmitt Chevrolet have been relieving rides of conundrums caused by street collisions and motor malfunctions with an array of auto-repair services. Dimmitt can treat light trucks with suspension and driveline lubrications, oil and filter replacements, and body inspections ($32.95), or offer power-steering services ($99.95) to expel old steering fluids and inspect the conditions of hoses, clamps, and Saturn V rocket boosters. Hot days can be neutralized with an air-conditioning performance tune-ups ($84.95) and throttle-body and fuel-injector services ($129.95) remove deposits caused by fuel combustion. Complimentary brake-system inspections for cars and light trucks examine hydraulic hardware to help ensure that horseless carriages remain road-safe.