Our Cars go through a 122 point inspection twice. The list below is what our service team checks out before the car is sent to the customer.

Engine

  • A/C Operation (if applicable)
  • Air Filter Condition
  • Belts and Pulley Condition
  • Carburetor Function
  • Carburetor Type
  • Choke
  • Cooling System Leaks
  • Engine casting number
  • Engine Displacement
  • Fan Operation and Clearance
  • Fuel Leaks
  • Leaks (above and below)
  • Radiator Cap
  • REMOVE
  • Suffix number
  • Vacuum Leaks
  • Valve Train Noise
  • Water Temperature Guage
  • Wires, Caps, Rotor check for the condition

 

Transmission

  • Back-up switch in place and functioning
  • Clutch Operation
  • Fluid Level
  • Hand shift tightness, operation and not contacting interior components
  • Leaks
  • Linkage Operation
  • Noises not common to particular transmission
  • Speedometer cable in place and not rubbing against other components
    • Trans #
    • Trans performance
    • Trans type
    • Drive shaft
    • Condition and tightness of U-joints
    • Inspect yoke

 

Interior

  • All dash and interior lights
  • All gauges
  • Door handles in place and tight
  • Glove Box
  • Hazard light switch
  • Headlights work (both low/high beams) and are sufficiently bright and aligned
  • Heater and A/C blower works and responds properly to hand controls
  • Horn works
  • Interior door locks function properly
  • No wires hanging down under dash
  • Radio and associated components function
  • Rear view mirror clear and stays in position
  • Seat Belts
  • Seats adjust properly and stay in place once adjusted
  • Sun Visors
  • Tilt wheel (if applicable)
  • Turn signals work and cancel
  • Vents clear and functioning

 

Windows work properly

Wipers

 

Trunk

  • Jack, spare, hold down and inflator (when applicable)
  • Lid opens/locks with key
  • Lid stays up when opened
  • Light functions (if applicable)
  • Undercarriage

 

Suspension

  • All components in place
  • Ball Joints
  • Grease in fittings
  • Rubber bushings
  • Shocks
  • Springs
  • Steering
  • Fluid level
  • Front end alignment (or 4-wheel if applicable)
  • Power assist reservoir and line leaks
  • Steering column tightness and operation (both under the hood and inside at steering wheel)

 

Electrical

  • Batter cut off
  • Battery correct and charged
  • Charging system
  • Fuse box properly attached and tight

 

Exterior

  • Convertible top operation (if applicable)
  • Door locks function properly with key
  • Glass
  • Hood pull functions correctly
  • Hood raises and lowers properly and stays up
  • Outside mirrors function properly
  • Wiper Blades

 

On Ground Inspection

  • Rear end
  • Axle Slop
  • Diff code
  • Diff/gear ratio
  • Fluid Leaks
  • Posi trac
  • Rear axle type
  • U-joint Operation (Corvette)
  • Whine/noise

 

Brakes

  • Brake-hoses
  • Check and adjust emergency/parking brake
  • Check for leaks at lines, fittings and at the master cylinder and booster (if applicable)
  • Check for pull
  • Condition and thickness of pads, rotors, shoes
  • Emergency brake cable routed properly and unhindered
  • Operation of a foot pedal and proper return

 

Fuel system

  • Fuel filter correctness and condition
  • Gas Cap
  • Gas Level (minimum of 1/8 tank)
  • Leaks at tank, filter or lines

 

Tires wheels

  • Lug nuts complete and secured
  • Tire condition
  • Tire Pressure
  • Tire Tread
  • Wheel Bearing
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Exhaust

  • Exhaust leaks
  • Fit (check for exhaust brushing against other components)
  • Hangars broken or torn
  • Missing nuts/bolts/washers
  • Operation of heat riser
  • Overall condition

 

Road test

  • All mirrors & sun-visors are secure and working
  • Brake lights operational
  • Brakes function properly (no drift or pull)
  • Climate control & fan blower (heat & AC) operational
  • Convertible top works properly (if equipped)
  • Doors, hood, and trunk open & close properly
  • Doors properly lock & unlock
  • Emergency brake functions properly (manual trans vehicles only)
  • Fog lights
  • Gauges (fuel, odo, speedo, tach, etc.) function properly
  • Headlights & high beams operational
  • Horn operational
  • Interior and dash lights illuminate properly
  • Placeholder
  • Reverse lights
  • Seatbelts installed and latch properly (if equipped)
  • Seats are secure and adjustments work properly
  • Side marker lights
  • Spare tire properly secured (if equipped)
  • Steering alignment properly set & no vibration
  • Steering wheel centered
  • Tag lights
  • Transmission shifts properly
  • Turn signals and marker lights operational
  • Vehicle idles & accelerates without hesitation
  • Wipers operational