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Constitution Day Open House at Liberty Hoepfl Garage

Join us on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 10am in commemorating an important day in history. You’ll have a chance to sign a copy of the United States Constitution that […]



Our Easy Process

Having car problems? Need a great auto repair service in Houston? We would love to help. Liberty Hoepfl Garage (pronounced hep-ful) is located in Houston in the Garden Oaks neighborhood […]



Retooled auto shop goes beyond repairs

Kathryn van der Pol was appalled by what she heard.

She and her husband, Sybren, were on their way home from a cycling trip and listening to a radio program that cited a study about Americans. Only about 20 percent of them, it was reported, could name two of the five freedoms outlined in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.



How Do Brakes Work?

Most of the time drivers don’t think about the systems that make cars work.  We just want to drive from one place to the other safely and comfortably. This month […]

Road Trip to the Mercedes Benz Plant

We were on a road trip last week and went to the only Mercedes Benz plant in the United States.  Located in Tuskaloosa, Alabama, the plant produces the Class C […]

Why Are Ignition Coils So Important?

When you turn the key and all things go well, the engine starts right up. In the background a whole series of things happen to get your car started.  Your car’s […]


Adolf Hoepfl Renovation Underway!

We are so excited!  For over two years we’ve been planning the renovation of our service bays and now it’s finally begun.  While the original historic two-story building on the […]


The Great Spark Plug Confusion

There is a lot of misinformation about spark plugs on the internet. We have been looking at much of it and are amazed by how inaccurate most of it is. […]

Car Emergency Kit – Keep It Handy

Having an emergency kit in your car is really smart.  It doesn't take up a lot of room in your trunk and can be very valuable in an emergency.  We have […]


The Good That Makes America Great!

We have long been students of the history of our country and one of our favorite holidays is Independence Day.  The signers of the Declaration of Independence had the vision […]