If you are a Prius owner, or know someone who is a Prius owner, we have great news! Modesti's is now an installer of the Miller CatShield to help protect Prius catalytic converters from theft! These are high quality, custom-fit shields available for all Prius models that we are very proud to present to you as a valued client of Modesti's Car Care Center. Catalytic converters are being stolen in record numbers! Thieves increasingly target Prius because the prices for precious metals keep skyrocketing. A few minutes is all a thief needs to remove a catalytic converter (CAT) and sell it for hundreds of dollars. However, those few minutes will cost a Prius owner at least $2,500 for a replacement converter, installation, O2 sensors, and this doesn't include the time to take off to get the work done! Miller has designed the most comprehensive and best fitting theft deterrence device on the market! With a Cat Shield, a would-be thief ... read more
We are very honored to have one of our long-time clients, Rodney Kemerer, write this great article about his experience at Modesti's over the years: "What is the measure of a Quality Business? Most would say the quality of the work and the loyalty of long term customers. In the automotive area that can be a hard goal to achieve for two reasons. One is that people change cars usually every few years and most times the service provider changes with the cars. Second is that mechanics and staff move on to other jobs or locations. With two moving targets it can be hard to judge what is genuine quality automotive service. What if someone kept the same car for forty-two years and the same people were responsible for keeping it reliable and safe? Would that be a fair judge of service? Fortunately we have that example: My 1978 Honda Accord LX. Bought as my first new car and, thanks to Modesti's Car Care Center, it has never b ... read more
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Enjoy this article by John Modesti, owner of Modesti's Car Care Center (aka Modesti's Independent Repair), as published in the Spring 2015 edition of "The California Independent" magazine, sharing details of his restored 1936 Ford pickup truck...