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Custom Vehicle - 1965 GT40

Custom Vehicle - 1965 GT40

We were very enthused to see Scarlett in the shop this month! Allow us to make introductions: This is Scarlett, Tim T.'s 1965 Ford GT40. Isn't she a beauty? The Ford GT40 was originally designed and produced to win sports races against Ferrari in the 1960s. The name GT40 represents 'Grand Touring' with the 40 designation representing the overall height of 40 inches. Ford actually won several titles in the late sixties with the GT40. Today, car enthusiasts like our customer Tim, have built several custom replicas inspired by the originals. As mentioned previously on the MMP blog, the state of Texas requires an inspection by an ASE certified technician be completed before registration and title of all custom vehicles. A 'custom vehicle' is defined as a vehicle manufactured to resemble a vehicle that is at least 25 years old and of a model year after 1948, and has been altered from the ... read more

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Nitrogen for Tires - Now Available at MMP!

Nitrogen for Tires - Now Available at MMP!

MMP is glad to announce: we have nitrogen! You are probably thinking (and yes we can hear you): “Nitrogen? Whaaaaaat?” You probably didn’t even know nitrogen could be used anywhere on a car, right? Well there is a growing trend out there among the more discerning to use nitrogen to inflate car and truck tires instead of just plain air. Why? Check out these main key benefits: Better fuel efficiency - maintaining the correct tire pressure ensures better contact with the road and improves your gas mileage. Studies have shown about a 3% improvement Extended tire life - with less oxidation (due to the lack of oxygen) occurring, there's less damage to inner liners and rims. In the long run, you'll buy fewer tires! Increased safety - Air is constantly escaping from tires. With nitrogen in your tires, they'll maintain proper pressure longer. Tires that are properly inflated reduce blowouts and help your v ... read more

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Custom Vehicle Registration - 2016 Shelby Replica

Custom Vehicle Registration - 2016 Shelby Replica

Take a look at what came into the MMP shop recently! What is it? It's a 2016 replica of a 1965 Shelby. This car has a 2015 Ford 5.0 liter engine with 400hp Did you know the state of Texas requires an inspection by an ASE certified technician be completed before registration and title of all custom vehicles? Custom Vehicle is defined as a vehicle manufactured to resemble a vehicle that is at least 25 years old and of a model year after 1948; and has been altered from the manufacturer's original design or has a body constructed from materials not original to the vehicle. In Texas, prior to accepting an application for Custom Vehicle or Street Rod specialty license plates, the following safety conditions must be met: Vehicle must pass an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Safety Inspection. ASE Technician must complete and sign the Form VTR-852, ASE Safety Inspection and If the customer is making initial application for title, the following must be submitted to title ... read more

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Auto Detailing Now Available!

Auto Detailing Now Available!

Presenting Our New Auto Detailing Services! Why Detail Your Car? Proper detailing not only helps to keep your car looking great, it is also a very cost-effective way to quickly improve the resale value of a used vehicle. Protecting your investment in your car will also result in better personal comfort, impress your friends, and make you proud to drive in a clean ride. But while everyone would like to keep their car looking good, it isn’t always easy to keep on top of it. We understand. And that’s why we now offer this special service for our discerning customers. And for a limited time, check out this very special offer! Here's the Deal!$159 $119.00 complete auto detailing service if prepaid before 10/30/2016.Detailing includes: vacuuming interior, spot treatment for carpet and cloth, cleaning all interior leather and vinyl, protection for rubber, vinyl, and plastic. Offer also includes: exterio ... read more

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