Since 1993, Lakewood Auto Repair's ASE-certified technicians have been tackling an array of automotive maintenance and repair services, including oil changes, diagnostics, and tire replacements. And to think the AAA-approved shop's owner, Ken Paige, almost had it replaced with a carwash. But upon hearing complaints from regulars who had lost their tune-up shop, Paige made the logical decision: he kept the carwash, covered it with a big blanket, and moved Lakewood Auto Repair into a brand new facility.
Prime Shine greets ragged road-huggers with a precursory prewash before leading them into an all-cloth cleaning stable where experienced technicians tenderly groom horseless buggies. A nonacidic wash works to dispense with gunk and grime from all auto parts, from besmirched bumpers to unclean underbellies. Next, motor wagons are sprayed with a cleansing, perfumed polish, then coated in an invisible shield of silicone to seal in a glossy luster. Rain-X protectant bonds to every inch of exterior to make cars impervious to water, bugs, and bug-shaped water balloons. Finally, after a 120-horsepower blow dry, mechanical beasts are ready to shake manes and roar away. The Protex car wash takes only about three minutes from start to finish, and customers can use self-service vacuums to put any finishing touches on rejuvenated rides.
The skilled mechanics at Brower Tranzpro Transmissions, a family-operated outfit with 25 years under its drive belt, restore ailing autos to showroom health. Each Car Care Club Card can be used with multiple vehicles and bestows the following perks:
With an eye for detail, the roving cleaners of Mobile Wash N Wax hand wash and detail vehicles at their customers' convenience. Cars, motorcycles, and boats shine under coatings of hand-applied wax as technicians scour interiors for accumulated dust, gravel, and half-eaten parking tickets. Services range from simple washes to complete detailing, including carpet and seat conditioning and cleaning of all cracks and crevices.