Choosing

How to Guide: J&L Automotive: Choosing the right mechanic | Business

As one of few certified, full service repair shops in East Texas, J&L Automotive, located at 1914 East Houston Street in Marshall, offers customers a wide variety of automotive services.

Specializing in AC repairs, heavy duty repairs such as engines and transmissions, shocks, struts, brakes, oil change and lube, plus much more the 22-year-old business offers reliable, dependable and warrantied services.

The business, owned by James Lester and named after James and his wife Laura, was started by Lester after he found his passion in life — repairing old cars. He is the proud owner of a restored cherry red 1966 Chevrolet truck.

“I enjoy working on cars,” he said.

Lester got his start in the automotive industry after receiving a Fingerhut tool kit at home which piqued his interest. He worked for several years at Walter’s Auto Repair and then opened his own business and his 11,000 square foot

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The Greatest Cars of All Time: Choosing the One

From Car and Driver

Michael Jordan. The Beatles. Bill Murray. Some giants stand so far above the rest that their exceptionalism is a foregone conclusion. You can argue that someone else played the game better, but the societal consensus says you’re just being a contrarian.

No vehicle looms large enough to be the uncontested greatest, though. We know because, in the course of debating Car and Driver‘s list of legends, we hit gridlock when we tried to pick the one car that was greater than the other 41.

We named our GOATs based on their technological innovation, influence on the industry, simple beauty, and/or driver engagement. Any car that’s going to rise above the others needs to rank highly in all four of those categories. Its shape should be as graceful as the Lamborghini Miura’s, the Jaguar E-type’s, or the split-window Chevy Corvette’s. It should dissect a decreasing-radius

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