Downtown Flagstaff is a place we love to visit, especially during the hot summer months! Downtown is the best place to people watch, grab a drink, a bite to eat and listen to outdoor musicians. The variety of places to enjoy are vast. My favorite boutique is Shoes and Such; for obvious reasons! There is a way cool thrift/costume store called “Incahoots Vintage Clothing Store” on East Aspen. Always a great variety of vintage clothing, jewelry and costumes for any occasions... read more

  • ARIZONA ADVENTURES w/ Randy & Lori...Crown King

    ON THE ROAD AGAIN... The road up the mountain to Crown King can be driven with a car or truck but we feel the best way up is in a quad or razor………….FUN, FUN, FUN! In early March, 26 of us headed north from our home in Black Canyon City. Some were in quads, some in razors and thank God some in trucks, aka the Chuck Wagons (carrying the necessary food and beverages for the trip). Our first stop was Antelope Falls that is connected to a creek in Old Co... read more

  • Vintage Divison Launches

    National Automotive Repair Launches the “Vintage Division” While celebrating the 20th Anniversary of NAR, Randy McLaughlin and staff were also launching the companies new “Vintage Division”. The Vintage Division will be providing premier auto repair for all makes and models of Classic cars. Randy started his business as a back yard mechanic working on these types of vehicles in his early years. He then progressed to completing all educational programs a... read more

  • 20th Anniversary Celebration

    Thanks to everyone who helped National Automotive Repair Celebrate 20 Years of Serving the Community and Launching the “Vintage Division”…………   Randy McLaughlin and staff would like to extend their deep appreciation to all who came out to celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Automotive Repair. On Saturday May 13th, Randy and son Jake McLaughlin, hosted an afternoon of fun with their valued customers, family... read more

  • The Important Items to Check with Brakes

    Imagine: you pour a tablespoon of water in your hand and throw it as hard as you can. Now, suppose you suck up a tablespoon of water into a syringe, push the plunger and squirt it out. Which would go further? Of course it’s the water squirting out of the syringe. That’s because you pressurized the water. Your power brake system is kind of the same thing. When you step on the brake pedal, the master cylinder pressurizes brake fluid which actuates the brakes so you can stop. Phoenix c... read more