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Routine check-ups can save a trip to the car shop after winter weather | Mid-Missouri News

COLUMBIA – The cold weather in Mid-Missouri is far from over, and cars that aren’t taken care of in the cold could cause an unexpected trip to the repair shop.

All-Star Automotive is a place where mechanics are specialized to keep cars in winter weather shape.

Each winter All-Star sees the same problems:

  • Dead car batteries
  • Damaged windshield wipers and wiper system
  • Problems from sliding on ice into obstructions  
  • Tire, wheel, and suspension damage from winter-created potholes.

All-Star has had more business trickling in with frigid temperatures coming through Mid-Missouri.

“There’s been a little bit of an increase since Missouri decided that it was going to be cold now.”

All-Star Automotive says to keep an eye on older cars that are more apt to complications from

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Automotive Defense Specialists Announces Post on Seeking a SMOG Shop Attorney to Defend against California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair

Automotive Defense Specialists, a skilled team of defense attorneys, is announcing a new post on the importance of finding legal support in the SMOG industry. Auto repair shops need to know their legal rights vis-a-vis California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair.


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Auto repair shops need to know their legal rights vis-a-vis California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair.

LOS ANGELES – December 30, 2021 – (Newswire.com)

 Automotive Defense Specialists, a California-based law firm representing SMOG technicians and auto repair shop owners at https://automotivedefense.com, is proud to announce a new post. Actions by the state’s Bureau of Automotive Repair can contain statements blaming an auto tech for actions beyond their control. If an auto repair shop receives a letter implying wrongdoing, it may be time to find a defense attorney.

“There are many things out of the control of a SMOG testing station. For instance, if a

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Heartland auto shop sees rush of winter weather vehicle repairs

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Much of Wednesday’s snow has melted away and the roads are clear, but conditions caused dozens of wrecks across the Heartland.



a car covered in snow: Missouri State Highway Patrol says they got more than 100 calls from people needing service during the snow Wednesday.


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Missouri State Highway Patrol says they got more than 100 calls from people needing service during the snow Wednesday.

Now, local repair shops face a rush of new customers.

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Car repairs pick up during the winter at James Auto Body and Glass.

The manager, Josh Lineberry, said in a few days he expects to see more cars coming in with damage due to Wednesday’s road conditions. “There’s a little bit of a delay in when the calls and cars start coming in from the initial accident times.”

“They’re usually taken to salvage yards if they slide off and need to be towed before they make it here,” stated Lineberry.

He said insurance is part of the

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This Mockup of the Dale Was Rescued From the Roof of a Muffler Shop

By now, you may have heard about the mesmerizing documentary about the Dale Clift-designed three-wheeled two-seater sports car and its champion, Liz Carmichael. Bold, brash, and unafraid to stretch the truth, Carmichael sold the idea of the Dale as the solution to the 1973 oil crisis with unheard-of fuel efficiency and created a marketing campaign that lured in some of the most discerning people in the business. HBO is featuring The Lady and the Dale documentary as a four-part series, and its unusual and thoughtful delivery makes it a must-watch for automotive enthusiasts. 



a car parked on a city street: By now, you may have heard about the mesmerizing documentary about the Dale Clift-designed three-wheeled two-seater sports car and its champion, Liz Carmichael.


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By now, you may have heard about the mesmerizing documentary about the Dale Clift-designed three-wheeled two-seater sports car and its champion, Liz Carmichael.

Early in 1975, Carmichael rebranded the Dale as the Revette and convinced the Price is Right game show to include it as a prize during a Showcase Showdown (luckily,

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