1. Story County’s Best Oil Change 2018

    At LOF-Xpress™, not only do we think we’re the best Oil Change in the Ankeny/Ames area, but we go out of our way to prove it, too. And thanks to YOU, the voters, it’s official! We’re honored to be Story County’s Best Oil Change for 2018. So, what makes us the best? What sets LOF-Xpress™ apart from its competitors? Why are we different? And why should YOU trust us with your vehicle? LOF…Read More

  2. Earth Day 2018

    Happy Earth Day! The oil change business may be a “dirty” one by nature, but at LOF-Xpress™  we’re on a mission to make your experience with us as “green” and “clean” as possible! We’ve embraced the concept of being environmentally conscious and put in the effort to prove it! From you and your vehicle, to our employees and this one WORLD we’ve been given, going green means we …Read More

  3. Vehicle Maintenance

    Could it be?!? Is spring really here to stay? As we say goodbye to the winter months and rough roads, it is time to get your car ready for spring driving and summer road trips! April is National Car Care Month and, with it comes a reminder of the importance of proper vehicle maintenance. Of course, spring driving brings its own set of hazards, such as slick, wet roads, so now is the perfect time t…Read More

  4. Car Hacks for Happy Kids 2018

    “Are we there yet?” Sound familiar? Kids and cars don’t often go well together. It’s the cramped quarters, complaining, messes, and sick stomachs that make road trips (no matter how short – we could be talking about a short run to the grocery store!) stressful and unenjoyable for drivers and travelers, alike! And while we don’t have a solution for tummy troubles, we can offer up a few …Read More

  5. CARFAX Integration

    Love it or hate it, technology is an impactful part of our society today and at LOF-Xpress™, we want to embrace that! We’re always working to ensure that our technology helps streamline, organize, and simplify your life – the foundation of our 3-5 minute oil change! To complement our exceptional oil change services at LOF-Xpress™, we utilize CARFAX technology, in order to provide you with …Read More

  6. Is It Antifreeze or Coolant?

    The flash of a dash light gets your attention and all of a sudden your day is taking a turn for the worst. The car begins to smoke and the driver pulls to the side of the road, sickeningly sweet smelling smoke rolling from the engine compartment. The temperature gauge of the vehicle is maxed out and hovering in the red, an ominous warning to the driver to shut down the engine immediately. But we l…Read More

  7. Winter Safety Items

    Have you ever clicked on the wipers to clear away snow and are instead greeted by smearing and screeching, rather than cleaning and clearing?  You may frequent LOF-Xpress™ to keep  up on your oil changes but those wiper blades can often be forgotten. Did you know that we offer many more comprehensive services, in addition to just our three to five minute oil change? We do! We offer everything …Read More

  8. What is the Proper Way To Warm Up Your Car in the Winter?

    On cold winter days in Iowa, you’d never walk into the gym and hit the weights or cardio machines without a quick warm up to get your blood flowing, right? We encourage you to treat your vehicles with the same care and respect as you treat your body. Whether you’re running late or just don’t want to take the time to let your car warm up, an immediate start and go could cause engine damage a…Read More

  9. How Much Air Should Be In My Tires?

    We are a mobile society. In almost every aspect of our lives we are either on the move or refuse to be tethered to any sort of cord. We have phones that can function in most areas of the planet, except of course the twelve by twelve grassy area next to the cell phone store. We have wireless internet that broadcasts streaming TV shows straight through our wireless speakers. Our refrigerators can co…Read More

  10. The Harvest Parade

    We could drop a blog post with a bunch of colorful language, gushing about the changing of the seasons, the leaves falling and harvest being right around the corner. The picture to the right would include the undeniable symbol of the season, the ubiquitous pumpkin, maybe surrounded by some dried corn stalks. It would give the readers a warm feeling that brings back memories of frolicking in the fa…Read More