The trained technicians at B&B Customs customize vehicles with a slew of gadgets, such as remote-start and security systems from Code Alarm. They give drivers fobs that have the power to start engines from afar and unlock doors without a key or secret password, and they boost in-car entertainment with audio and video systems, such as MP3-accessible CD receivers or custom subwoofers. In 2004, the company added a scooter shop and loaded it with a stockpile of scooters and ATVs for renting, buying, or using to patch a scooter-shaped hole in your wall.
Seven cosmetic car-care packages attract soiled vehicles to Performance Window Tinting & Auto Detailing's shop, where dedicated motor maids vacuum, hand-wash, wax, and buff them until they're clean and idling happily. Thanks to the garage's tinting services, drivers can hide their autos' insides from prying eyes once technicians equip windows with SunTek or Hüper Optik films. The vehicle doctors also perform a number of auto-body repairs, patching up hail damage, fixing windshield chips, and nursing black headlights received in fights with bullying mail trucks.
For more than 30 years, Precision Tune Auto Care Baltimore has helped vehicles of all sorts run smoothly with an array of maintenance and auto-repair services. Fully trained mechanics whet engine appetites with an oil change (up to 5-quarts) and top off fluids ($29) and then rotate tires ($19) to ensure an even distribution of wear and tear. A windshield-wiper replacement of blades 16-24 inches maintains driver visibility throughout the coming spring rain filled months ($15), a battery and charging-system check ($29) safeguards against ignition failure during winner-take-all drag races down by the old reservoir, and a comprehensive brake inspection ($29) makes sure you can stop before driving into the old reservoir. After a Spring maintenance, drivers will speed home enjoying a newfound confidence in their carriage’s drivability.
The ASE-certified technicians at Columbia Auto Collision reanimate bruised and dirtied cars with deft body and detailing work. Dent repair glosses over dents or dings to returns auto bodies to the unscathed veneers of their showroom youth. During the scratch repair, techs buff away damage up to six-paint-layers deep, then thicken the finish and restore the vital glow with light paintwork and alchemy. Techs kick off the detail with an exterior wash, flinging dirt and film from the outer shell before inoculating the interior with stain-busting shampoo. The detailing concludes with a doorjamb cleaning and a vacuuming of trunk, interior, and driver.
For more than 14 years, M & G Customs has outfitted rides with spiffy doodads and necessary upgrades. The shop's arsenal of accessories stretches across conventional and into eccentric, with installations ranging from window tints, navigation systems, and alarms to more ornate extras, such as DVD players, in-dash video, and high-intensity discharge lighting systems. A full line of name-brand tires is also available, and no matter the service, M & G's technicians vow to finish in a timely fashion, ensuring cars can return to cruising or chasing parked dogs as quickly as possible.
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 drive-thru oil changes that allow motorists to arrive without an appointment and remain in their car while Valvoline oils forge a truce between metal parts.
In 1994, fervid car-lover Jason Grubb opened HP Racing and started reconditioning cars. As the business grew, the shop moved multiple times, until Jason and his team finally arrived at their current location in Glen Burnie. Grubb's modern shop features lifts, exhaust-bending equipment, and an entire department dedicated to window tinting. HP Racing technicians can install every item from a stock of parts, accessories, and motorcycle training wheels.