Category: General Info

Nurses and Doctors Need our Support

April 7th, 2020 by

Here at Midwest Performance Cars, we want to help our local medical community through this difficult time, while keeping your vehicle in top operating condition. We will donate 5% of our entire month of April sales to the local medical community via Project C.U.R.E. Due to COVID-19, Project C.U.R.E. is actively donating and distributing masks

How our Shop is dealing with COVID-19

March 24th, 2020 by

As an essential service provider, we are continuing to operate our regular Monday through Friday business hours. We employ all of the CDC-recommended guidelines for safely conducting business including, but not limited to: Steam sanitizing disinfection of control surfaces, door handles and keys All personnel using protective gloves and eliminating interpersonal contact Vehicle pickup and

Regarding Forums

October 5th, 2016 by

Here at MPC, we love cars. We love working on them, talking and reading about them, and just being surrounded by great automotive work every day. In fact, we are in continuously in learning mode, it would be foolish not to be. So it naturally follows that in addition to our many professional sources of

Vote for Midwest Performance Cars

August 3rd, 2016 by

Midwest Performance Cars was selected as one of ten finalists in the AT&T Agility Challenge. Please visit the link below where you can view our brief presentation and vote once per day, every day until July 26th. Help us in getting the highest vote tally! We are very proud to be the only business in Chicago to

Toyota Camry Battery Reconditioning

August 3rd, 2016 by

A very astute hybrid owner brought his 2007, 80,000 mile Toyota Camry Hybrid to our shop after seeing his check engine light. Computerized analysis of the hybrid battery pack found 2 severely compromised V-blocks in the pack. Replacement of the 2 V-blocks, followed by 2 power-cycling operations, resulted in this pristinely clean hybrid pack coming

Takata Airbag Recall Update

August 3rd, 2016 by

We are posting this as part of the continuing awareness campaign regarding Honda and Acura airbag recalls. This information was provided to us today by American Honda Motor Company, to be forwarded to anyone that we believe may have a defective Takata airbag in their vehicle. The following information has been provided by American Honda

Google 360° Photo Shoot Day!

August 3rd, 2016 by

In addition to a busy week of maintenance & repair on some of the most fun and interesting cars in the Chicago area, we all pulled double duty in getting the shop ready for our first ever Google 360° photo shoot. The end result can be seen by clicking on the photo below. Take a

1978 Porsche 911 Engine Rebuild – UPDATE

August 3rd, 2016 by

Our ongoing rebuild of this 1978 Porsche 911 SC engine deserves an update, if for nothing more than the beautiful new pictures of the sandblasted, repainted engine! Extensive tinwork needed to be modified, as the original pieces had already been removed, discarded, or otherwise altered from their stock configuration. The fan was replaced as well,

One-of-a-kind Porsche 912 Engine Rebuild

August 3rd, 2016 by

Seeing the finish line on an extensive engine rebuild job, along with a laundry list of other issues on this one-of-a-kind 1969 Porsche 912! This car rolled into Midwest Performance Cars with a Frankenstein-like engine. Sourced with many aftermarket parts – very little stock – all of the internal tolerances were one-offs. As beautiful as