Yearly Archives: 2019

I get it I do!

I get it I do! We all have very busy lives. We have to run here and there to meet commitments and obligations. Then the occasional weekend "Binge-Watch". Having the car serviced is low on the to-do list. So what do we do? Run it through the Big Box lube center while we shop for the weekly groceries. Or hit the quick lube on the way home. The only good thing I can see out of this is that at least you are changing the oil - or at least you did pay for this service to be performed. After all, an oil change is an oil change. You remove the old oil and filter and replace it with new. Pretty simple, why do we need to go to a repair shop to have this done? That is what I am going to tell you. The main difference it this. Most of the time, having a repair shop - such as our shop Chumbley's Auto Care perform the service is the fact that the same guy that repairs the car is the one giving it our inspection looking for issues that we feel you should be aware of. Iss ... read more

Chumbley's getting ready to grow again

Chumbley's getting ready to grow again

The empty lot where Chumbley's Auto Care plans to add parking and more service bays. Tim Davison of Chumbley’s Auto Care is literally waiting for the ground to settle. Once that happens, he’ll start construction on an expansion of the Indianola auto repair shop — building another three bays and adding parking on the now empty lot behind his shop on Hwy. 65-69. “I’m trying to solve two problems,” said Davison. The first is a lack of space. Chumbley’s has grown from three to six bays, from three to six employees, he said. “And we’re busting at the seams.” He’s renting two additional bays east of Indianola on Hwy. 92, but transporting cars from one spot to another just isn’t practical. “And I also need to solve my parking problem,” he added. Most days, his lot is full, and nearby streets are lined with cars waiting for repairs or for pickup. The new land, which he purchased in August, will provi ... read more

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