At Mobil 1 Lube Express, a troop of trained technicians replaces old oil with up to 5 quarts of new fluid, screwing in a brand-new filter to match. Then, they'll put on their safety caps and perform an inspection?which includes checking fluids, lights, belts, and tires?before turning steering wheels left and asking tailpipes to cough twice. Cleaners equipped with smudge-eradicating suds and dust-hungry vacuums move in next, targeting grime and fingerprint mosaics with a full-service wash and hand dry, vacuuming interiors, and applying Rain-X and triple-foam protectants for extra defense against the elements. An application of rust inhibitor protects metallic veneers from corrosion, and a coating of Bugg Off affords rides a layer of defense against clingy insects and children wearing trendy magnetic vests. Specialists will also blast away crud from carriage underbellies and decorate wheels and tires with sprays of Wheel Brite and a tire shine.
Auto Spa Etc. hosts a talented crew with a knack for freeing vehicles of filth and grime, using elevated water pressure to de-soil street steeds during a full-service wash and dry topped off with Rain-X surface protectant. The touchless car wash and gas station at Auto Spa Etc. also team up with expert technicians to retool vehicles with meticulous detailing and maintenance services.
Despite spending most of their time sleeping outside, driving through dirt and puddles, and wearing themselves out by chasing their own mufflers, vehicles emerge from A Team Auto Enhancement looking sprightly, sharp, and renewed. The certified staff members specialize in reuniting autos with their highest cosmetic potential, which they uphold by using premium waxes to bring about glossy finishes, dressing exteriors in graphic 3M vinyl wraps, and shrouding windows in stylish, protective tinted films. And if motorists have trouble waking their slumbering vehicles, the mobile-detailing staff will haul reserves of water, electricity, and cleaning products to their location for an onsite bath.
At Skyview Carwash, robotic washers and old-fashioned elbow grease collide to restore cars to a showroom shine. Vehicles zip through the sudsy tunnel for a thorough exterior wash and rinse, including spritzes of Blue Coral undersealant and triple coat and helpings of Rain-X protectant. Once exteriors are clean and shiny, car-wash attendants groom interiors by vacuuming up dirt, clearing smudges from windows, and donating old pine-tree air fresheners to the deprived lumberjacks of the world.
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Splish Splash Car Wash welcomes cars into its automatic wash tunnel for quick five-minute baths seven days a week. Once customers redeem their Groupon, a small tag will be placed on their windshield that allows them automatic entry into the wash every day, once a week, or whenever they want to reward their car for changing its own oil. During the ultimate wash, coats of triple-foam polish and LustraShield swarm the outer shell as tire cleaners blast earthy accouterments from the rubber. Applications of bug goo wrestle clingy critters off the exterior, and a procession of rising geysers unhinges grease, grime, and demoted bumper stickers from the undercarriage. Soap and residue dissipate after a spot-free rinse, which reveals an unscathed, glowing finish ready to face a touchless blow-dry that sweeps away remaining moisture droplets.