Unlike pets and houseguests, vehicles don’t hold grudges after getting sprayed with a hose and locked outside the house. Thank understanding cars with today’s Groupon: for $50, you get $125 worth of services at Hawthorne Tire & Auto Service in San Marcos.
Car owners can relax in a retro, '50s-style waiting area as Hawthorne Tire & Auto Service's attentive techs revive or improve their autos through diverse services and forthright communication with owners. Experienced wheelmen swiftly install tires ($105 for labor), tweaking wheels until cars drive smoothly and can pirouette on one tread. A general alignment service straightens mechanical steeds ($125 for parts and labor), and a set of new brakes facilitates smoother stops ($105+ per axle).
Drivers who opt for shocks, struts, or suspension work receive free alignment and half off labor installation ($105/hour for labor), which may take up to four hours. The grease-smudged faces behind Hawthorne Tire & Auto Service pride themselves on diligent craftsmanship and adding a human touch to their services, as evidenced by their nonbionic handshakes.