Sam Meineke opened his three-bay muffler shop in 1972 with a single product line, and through time, he and his successors have expanded the business into a complete automotive car-care center. Today, nearly 900 franchise owners operate their locations around the globe, still standing on the firm foundation of Sam's ideal of nursing vehicles back to health at fair prices. Meineke Car Care Center's mechanics perform an array of services, keeping rides running in showroom condition with tune-ups, 23-point inspections, tire rotations, and deep-tissue windshield massages.
Blatt Tire & Auto Repair has been keeping cars in line since 1933 with tire sales and mechanical services and repairs. The shop stocks tires from Michelin, Goodyear, and Firestone, to name a few, and to ensure road safety and minimal wear, its staff of technicians performs computer spin balancing and tire rotations. The techs are also well versed in the inner workings of vehicles; they tend to a wide array of automotive needs, administering oil changes, servicing brakes, performing engine diagnostics, and translating auto manuals to Pig Latin.
Yash's Automotive has served as a repair shop for foreign and domestic vehicles for more than 20 years. Its experienced technicians tackle imperfections on both the inside and the outside of cars. They can conduct oil changes, engine repairs, and mechanical services for components than run from the tires up to the cowlick on your hood ornament. There's also a full slate of detailing services—drop off your car for two-step polishing, hot water carpet extractions, and machine waxing to make sure it looks and runs like it just came from the dealership.
Though their trade requires an expert knowledge of automobiles and highly precise technical skill, perhaps the most important talent the technicians of Automotive Sound And Protection bring to the table is imagination. They don't feel restricted to their printed list of services, and always encourage their clients to inquire about any kind of project they might have dreamed up. In 35 years of service, they've worked on most every kind of aftermarket upgrade, be it trunk-installed speakers, custom-painted rims, or high-end security systems.
They get so excited about their projects that the team can often be found working into the late hours, tweaking and perfecting each element of their install. The staff backs all of their work with a 100% guarantee for the life of the vehicle, and, as authorized dealers, also honor manufacturer warranties for all of the equipment brands with which they work. They work on vehicles that range form Hondas to Ferraris.
Behind Excel Motors' rows of shiny preowned vehicles, mechanics tinker under their iconic ASE-certification shoulder patches, their hands sowing the hard work necessary to harvest peak mileage from engines of all sorts. Quarts of high-quality oil await their chance to flow alongside thirsty car metals, and bays securely hoist autos into the air so techs can service them, inspect various parts for safety, or rotate tires. Meanwhile, customers can peruse the lots for a new domestic or imported car and take a look at each vehicle's Carfax report to see its prior life, accident history, and ability to snuggle with weather tarps.