The auto mechanics and the rest of our team at Import Auto Specialists in San Diego love to educate our customers, and that’s why we write this blog. Any way that our auto repair team can provide you useful information, that’s exactly what we want to do. That’s also why we perform digital inspections and take the time to listen to you thoroughly and what you have to say about your car. Import Auto Specialists in San Diego offers a 3 year/36,000 mile parts and labor warranty on most repairs. We also have a 3 Year/36,000 Mile NAPA AutoCare Peace of Mind Warranty on parts and labor. To make your experience with us even better, when you bring your vehicle in for any major service or repair, you’ll drive away with a vehicle that has received a complimentary full-service! When you are ready for top-quality auto care, give us a call at 858-576-7186, or schedule an appointment today. We hope you enjoy our blog!

Fantastic Gifts for Car Lovers

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Choosing the right gift for a car lover can be a difficult task. After all, buying a new engine isn’t optimal for everybody! However, the beauty of a gift is not encapsulated by its size or cost but by the joy it gives the receiver. As you’ll learn in this article, you don’t have to bring something grandiose to make your fellow car fan rejoice. It’s often the simple things that are most appreciated. 


For The Vintage Collectors:


Sports Car Collector Sign - If your mate is a fan of sports cars, you should definitely check this collector sign out! The old-school appeal of the design alongside the beautiful handwritten letters can make any sports car lover feel butterflies in their stomach. And given its collector value, the price is more than perfect! 


For The Hardworking DIY Car Enthusiast:


Leather Tool Wrap - The car world is abundant with tools, and what better way to display them than your own leather tool wrap? This leather wrap is a simple way to keep every tool organized, and when you are fixing cars, organization is crucial and yet very difficult to sustain. And as it turns out, Etsy has some very intricate and attractive leathers to choose from this year! 


For The Passionate Driver With A Taste Of The Arts:


Designer Fire Extinguishers - There are very few things in life that are both fully functional and visually appealing. Fire extinguishers are one of them. There are thousands of designs around the web, and the only limit (if we have to be honest) is your imagination! 


Customer Tumblers - Most bottles and cups nowadays are absolutely atrocious for our cars. Most car cup holders need a lot more fixing before being remotely able to help us with coffee cups or plastic water bottles. Tumblers, on the other hand, are quite the opposite. Smaller than the usual beverage containers, the tumblers are a practical way to store your drinks for a long road and show your commitment to a brand, a loved one, or your car! (Oh, and you can actually order and design a custom made tumbler from here)

Do you know what else makes a great gift for a car lover? Regular, quality inspections from a firm that can be trusted-- such as Import Auto Specialists. Our auto mechanics are friendly, knowledgeable, ethical, ASE-certified tradesmen. If you want to get your car ready for the holidays, we’d love to help you out! Please schedule an appointment today. And check out our Facebook page for the latest news and updates. We are located at 7171 Ronson Rd Ste B, San Diego, CA 92111, and we’re open Mondays through Fridays, from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM.


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