Category Archives: 2017 January

Don’t Believe Your Lying Eyes!

Greetings! Conventional wisdom says practice makes perfect, but the first week of the Trump Presidency proved conventional wisdom wrong.  The Trump Campaign was a cesspool of documented, provable lies, big and small, consistently, on every subject imaginable, but this week’s … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s Take on 2016

No one’s stepped up to say we’re wrong yet, so we’ll make this bold claim yet again… we are the only auto repair shop in the country, quite possibly the world, with our own in-house political cartoonist!  Multi-award winning artist, … Continue reading

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A Last Look Back at 2016

All our Feature articles from a very long year. What kind of newsletter covers police violence, summer camps, labor motivation, single payer healthcare, community radio, screaming hot blues, and the best gasoline for your car? If you live in Portland … Continue reading

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The Sellwood Bridge is FINISHED!

…and here’s the WHOLE story on how it happened. Since 2008, the renovation of the Sellwood Bridge has been the defining reality of our life here at the shop.   Construction has only been happening since 2011, but we’ve been there … Continue reading

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Are We Car Snobs? NO!

Here’s why we have a 15-years-old-or-newer policy for NEW clients It’s our policy not to start NEW service relationships with clients with older vehicles; currently 15-years-old or older.  Why not?  Are we just being car snobs?NO!!! We have many longstanding clients … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Your 2016 table is ready

Drew Pearson, a Tom Dwyer Service Advisor for many years, brings his particular taste for simplicity, flexibility, and flavor in food into a unique combination that’s been quite a hit with our clients.  Drew’s Kitchen remains one of our most … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Talkin’ bout 2016, Votin’ for our Yearly Winner!

Referral Reward Program- Vote for our $500 Yearly Winner!   We need YOUR vote to determine our 2016 Yearly Winner and recipient of $500!  We used to pick quarterly and yearly winners ourselves, but because we wanted to include our … Continue reading

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Health Notes- A Healthy 2016

We pride ourselves on a holistic approach to vehicle care; caring for your vehicle as a whole unit and not just an assemblage of unrelated systems.  With that in mind, what’s the most important system in your vehicle?  Well, YOU … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update is there is NO MORE SELLWOOD BRIDGE UPDATE!

Are you here looking for your monthly fix of the Sellwood Bridge?  Sorry, you’re outta luck.  We ran our very last Sellwood Bridge Update column last month and any future news about the Bridge will have to come from your … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- 2016’s Bookshelf and Bonuses

One of our most popular features here at the shop is our unique Book and Bumper Sticker library.  You can take one of our Bumper Stickers free with each visit (they’re magnetic so they won’t damage your vehicle’s paint), we … Continue reading

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