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Full Force Diesel Performance

By Robert Bravender When you drive up on Full Force Diesel Performance, you get a rolling landscape, an endless three rail fence, plentiful trees—it...

Doug’s Paint & Body Shop

By Steve McLinden Since its founding on April Fool’s Day in 1986, Doug’s Paint & Body Shop has become both a local institution and...

Ray’s Imports

By Robert Bravender People engage in enterprise for a variety of reasons — mainly to make a living —but it is all the more...

A. Vargas Body Shop

By Steve McLinden Cruise up New Orleans’ magnificent Magazine Street from the French Quarter and into the city’s historic Upper Garden District and you’ll...

Newport Pitstop

By Gary Butler There are those in the automotive repair business who are willing to dip their toe in the water, testing it to...

Kyle’s Collision Center

By Steve McLinden ALEXANDRIA, La. — It’s difficult to miss the sprawling Kyle’s Collision Center “campus” in the heart of Alexandria’’s central business district....

Mayeaux’s Quality Car Care

By Steve McLinden Before Metairie’s ”Mechanic Brothers,” Wayne and Levy Mayeaux, opened Mayeaux’s Quality Car Care six years ago, they had already built a...

Dennis Hall’s Auto Service

By Gary Butler “Honesty is the best policy” is more than a catch-phrase or a lofty-but-unattainable goal, according to Dennis Hall’s Auto Service Office...

Strange’s Custom Auto

By Gary Butler Which family-run collision repair shop in Cocke County, Tenn, has weathered the trials and tribulations of keeping a business fraught with...

Excalibur Collision Center

By Steve McLinden A body shop institution in the historic Fair Park area of Dallas, Excalibur Collision Center, and its eight repair “knights” are...