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Halloween Costumes for Your Car

Halloween Costumes for Your Car

October seems like as good a month as any to let loose and release your inner ghoulies! What better way to celebrate our favorite spooky holiday than by decorating your car for the occasion? Read on for some chillingly great car costume ideas!  Trick out your car to look like a mermaid cove!  Meow? Who doesn’t love a black cat?! We love this idea, especially good for black cars.  Looking to protect your ride from a nefarious passer-by and the ill-timed egg throw? Try a pumpkin car cover: How about a zany mouth full of candy?    For those of us still awaiting our owl from Hogwarts: Sweet surprises: For a car costume idea that’s high on whimsy, why not a gumball machine?  Whatever you cook up for your car this Halloween, remember to bring the car to I-70 for all auto repair and maintenance! We can’t wait to assist you. Have a safe, fun, and thrilling Halloween! To make sure you don't have any unexpected surprises during your ... read more

Getting your Vehicle Ready for Winter

Getting your Vehicle Ready for Winter

  It’s beginning to look a lot like...Christmas? Kids are back in school, and the retailers have hauled out the wreaths! Sadly, summer is behind us, fall is ahead...and winter is coming. What steps should we take to prepare our vehicles for winter? Read on to find out... Clean it out. Bid “adieu” to your old soda cans and bottles. Make sure that you’ve gotten rid of all those receipts. Sprucing up your car will make you feel ready for winter! Consider a new air freshener, and give the whole vehicle a vacuum. Stock it with winter supplies. Add extra bottled water, extra coolant, extra oil, and extra blankets to your car. Make sure you have flares or a bright light. Check to make sure that you have a tire replacement kit well in order. Having these supplies on hand can help keep you safe in case your car stalls! Check the tires. Worn treads? Bad alignment? Low air pressure? No matter what, we can help you make sure your tires are ready for winter. Snow? S ... read more

It’s A Win! What To Expect When Bringing Your Car to I-70

It’s A Win! What To Expect When Bringing Your Car to I-70

Here at I-70, nothing makes us happier than happy customers! We bust our buns on the daily to make sure our customers not only get their cars fixed but also that they leave feeling like they’ve gotten the very best service money can buy! And we do this for all customers.  We were able to get this traveling family back on the road quickly and safely: “While traveling from Colorado to Illinois we had car trouble. I-70 Auto Service bent over backwards to work us into their busy schedule. They got us back onto the road in a matter of hours. Thank you guys!”-- Tom C. Another new and happy customer who needed that special I-70 touch for his Ford: “I was looking for a reputable shop to service my F350 turbo-diesel. All of the positive  reviews led me to I-70 Auto Service, and rightfully so. I had a variety of unrelated issues all of which were addressed and fixed. Tyler was communicative and up-front about pricing (there was a lot of work) the work was do ... read more

How to Beat The Heat in Your Vehicle This Summer - Creative Vehicle Awnings and Tents

Summer is here, and BOY is it hot! To help you beat the heat on your summer camping trips or just for a good ol’ BBQ in the back 40, here are our hot takes for the coolest vehicle awnings and tents!​ For just a basic awning to put over your truck or vehicle, we like this from Tepui. At $265, this baby will keep your bros and beers alike cool, while not breaking the bank! For just a basic changing station on the lake between fishing excursions, there’s this car or truck awning from FrontRunner Outfitters! This folds up easily and can stow in small spaces. For the true outdoor enthusiast, here’s a serious level unlock on car camping! Tepui makes this cool little tent, which comes complete with a lovely la ... read more

Want To Get Away? 5 Great Road Trip Getaways

Happy Summer! Do you like road trips? We sure do! Kansas City is within striking distance of some truly sweet destinations! Read on to find our favorites. Ultimate Taco Trail: Better fuel up ahead of your trip. Nothing beats a good taco, and Kansas City boats a number of fine eateries! Check out Kansas City Taco Market in Rivermarket, where they specialize in off-the-wall taco flavors. Then, head on over Mission Taco, which features family-style serving! If you’re still hungry, end your day at El Fagon. Delicious Shawnee Mission Park Waterfall: This breathtaking spot boasts plenty of well-maintained trails good for hours of exploration. If you are there during the summer, then be prepared for the deafening power of the waterfall. Other times of the year, it may be mostly frozen. Consider taking a camera and visiting every season, to photograph the changes! Maple Woods Natural Area: Need a walk, but don’t want to take al ... read more