fleet of vehicles

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we understand that no matter how well something is maintained, everything breaks eventually. Fortunately, our team of expert mechanics can repair just about anything, saving your business a lot of money in the process.

Tire being balanced in auto shop

Once your new tires are mounted and balanced, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. To get the most out of your tires, inspect them regularly and keep up with maintenance - the difference between a tire that lasts 100k miles, and one that lasts 10k, mostly comes down to how well it’s been taken care of.

Your fleet or commercial truck works hard, every day. Most commercial vehicles are heavy, and constantly under load. As a result, your brakes will inevitably develop issues over time. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we can fix that.

suspension bushings

At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we understand how frustrating it is when your vehicle makes mysterious noises that it shouldn’t be making. Here’s a rundown on suspension bushings, to help you figure out what that sound is you keep hearing.

transmission up close

A slipping transmission is never a good thing. What causes it, what forms does it take, and how do you know if yours is slipping? From R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, here’s what you need to know.

Valves on car

In the realm of performance engines, valve adjustments are an essential part of keeping your car running its best. When you add customization to the mix, valve timing becomes even more critical, and it’s important the technician adjusting them really knows their stuff. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we’ve got you covered.

technician holding a clean and dirty air filter comparison in the front seat of a car

When driving around town, your vehicle's engine needs clean air to burn the fuel – and it needs a lot. In fact, a typical vehicle needs about 216,000 gallons of air for every tank of gas. All that air passes through a filter that catches the dust and dirt. Eventually, the filter gets completely full, and because the filter can only hold so much, dirt starts getting through. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, we want to help you get the best air quality in your vehicle, but first, we want to explain the process of where this dirty air is going. 

quality car parked

If you drive a Mercedes, Porsche, Subaru, BMW, Jaguar, or other performance and luxury vehicle, you’re a person who appreciates the value of quality. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc, we share that appreciation - that’s why we specialize in quality cars and take pride in quality work.

  • Jasper Pref
  • Aaa
  • Acdelco
  • Asa
  • ASE
  • BF Goodrich
  • BG Products
  • Bosch Automotive
  • Bridgestone Firestone
  • Bully Dog
  • Cooper Tires
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Dunlop Tires
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Fleet Services
  • Goodyear
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Hankook Tires
  • Hunter
  • Kelly Tires
  • Michelin
  • Mastercraft
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • Sinister Diesel
  • Sumitomo Tires
  • Tech-net
  • Tires
  • Toyo
  • Uniroyal
  • Valvoline
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R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc

31035 US-190
Lacombe, LA 70445
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Weekdays:   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Weekends: CLOSED

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