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Element Garage in Birmingham NOW has a new home.


New convenient address: 712 5th Ave North. Birmingham, Alabama,35203

Hello to all of our customers, supporters, friends & family of Element Garage. It’s been a long road since Sept of 2008. It’s been a journey of blood, sweat, tears and laughter. Difficult challenges and good memories. I want to announce that Element Garage has a new home. Yes, it’s time for new & bigger things for us. We are still providing our value & expertise on European & Asian vehicles.  We are… still committed to service & maintenance with as little impact to the environment as possible. We still recycle & use biodegradable products in our shop.  We are so excited for everyone to see our new place.   Our new opening date is August the 4th.
 Our new address is 712 5th ave north Bham, AL 35203. Please call to schedule an appointment.
 Same# 205-244-1100
Peace, love and vroom-vroom.


Summer Subaru Trip Plans???

Be sure your vehicle is ready for the road. Come see us at Element Garage in Birmingham and we will get your vehicle summer road ready.

Have a great summer!

STI NBR CHALLENGE 2014, World Premiere Movie.
Just months after the disappointing results of last year’s race…new plans were already underway. Inspired by that loss, Subaru heads back to the hallowed testing grounds of the Nürburgring. The STI NBR CHALLENGE 2014 was finally revealed at the Tokyo Auto

Some of the Subaru Dog Spots are cute and creative…

You love your Subaru— we love your Subaru… You love your dog, we, well we don’t know your dog, but bring them by when you drop off your Subaru for service and repair.

We are your Subaru service and repair specialist for the Birmingham and surrounding areas.

2014 Subaru Forester

Check out this “leaked” pic from the new coming 2014 Subaru Forester.  No one has seen it until now.  These photos were leaked from Car Scoop where you can read more about the new 2014 Subaru Forester.

The photos were leaked from a Japanese market brochure.  Here is another link to some more info over at Car & Driver.

If you drive a Subaru in the Birmingham, Alabama area, whether a Forester, or any of the other Subaru’s, the only place to bring it for top quality service, is Element Garage.

  We service and specialize in all Subaru’s.

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Element Garage Birmingham Subaru

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Need tires for your car, truck or SUV? 

Come see us at Element Garage in Birmingham, Alabama.  We know how to take care of our customers with great service and great rates; some of the best in town.  We can get your vehicle set up with the right size and type of tire that fits your needs.


Do you drive an import?


We specialize in BMW, Subaru, Volvo, Saab as well as Mazda, Toyota, Honda, KIA, Hyundai, Suzuki, Nissan and more.  So if you are looking for tires, brakes or general maintenance or service, Element Garage is the place for you.

 205-244-1100  Or come by our convenient location 441 University Blvd.

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Subaru Impreza WRX STI

SUBARU furthers its street cred, tuner-friendly, rally racing heritage as it unveils a trio of Impreza WRX STI hatchbacks that will compete in the six-round, US-based 2012 Global Rallycross Championship series. Scheduled to start on May 26, the series will hold races across speedways in US.

 The American take on the established European sport of rallycross pits small, production-based cars against each other for door-to-door racing on dirt, asphalt and a 70-foot gap jump. Organizers said the Global Rallycross Championship combines the best aspects of circuit racing, off-road racing and rally competition… Read the rest of the article here.

You love your Subaru right? 

 At Element Garage, we love Subaru too. 

So bring us your Subaru or other import vehicle. We service and repair Subaru and are located in Birmingham, Alabama. 

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Element Garage is locally owned and operated based in Birmingham, Alabama. We specialize in automotive repair for most imports including Subaru, Saab, BMW, Volvo, Mazda and more. Our mechanics are certified technicians. 
We also service and repair:  Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, SAAB, Hyundai, Mitsubishi,  KIA and more. 

We are located on University Blvd, just down from UAB, next to I-65, downtown Birmingham, minutes from Hoover, Southside, Shelby County, Vestavia, Mountain Brook, Greystone, Helena, Trussville, Mccalla, Greensprings, downtown, Cahaba Heights, Homewood and Pelham.  If you are in the BIrmingham area, bring us your Subaru, Saab or other vehicle and we will serivce and repaid it for you.

Triumph Motorcycles will now be the title sponsor of the 2012 AMA Pro Series race and Barber Vintage Festival at Barber Motorsports Park. The 2012 Triumph Superbike Classic is scheduled for June 22-24 – go this link for more info.
Triumph Superbike Classic- Barber Motorsports Park

Check out this Video shot at Barber Motorsports Park:

‘Take a road racer, two drift bike pilots, add water, and stir with triples. This may be the first and last time the three will be allowed together in the Barber Motorsports Museum.

Nick “Apex” Brocha
Ernie Vigil
Jason DiSalvo
2012 Triumph Street Triple
2011 Triumph Speed Triple
Barber Motorsports Park – Birmingham, Alabama’


Did you know that Element Garage is now working on bikes and motorcycles, repairs, service, maintenance- give us a call or come by for more info…


Gearing up for the 2012 Indy Race at Barbers Motor Sports Park, Birmingham, Alabama. 

Barber Indy Race

Here is a blurb from about the change in the cars fro 2012.

A bigger, sleeker, more powerful car isn’t the only difference fans will notice when the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to Barber Motorsports Park at the end of March.

The new car design that is being introduced this year will look different with its nearly enclosed rear wheels and it will perform differently thanks to enhance horsepower.

But it will also try to appeal to fans on a sensory level that’s almost as important as how it looks.

“It’s going to make a better noise,” defending series champion Dario Franchitti said during a test session Monday at Barber.

Fans accustomed to hearing high-pitched IndyCar engines screeching down the track will hear a lower roar from the new engines. This year — for the first time in many years — Honda will not be the sole engine supplier to Indy teams. Chevy and Lotus engines will also…

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New Subaru commercials. Dogs Camping and Portlandia “No You Go” clip.

Some dog friends discover that camping isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

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Portlandia “No You Go” clip

The show “Portlandia” is set and filmed both in and near Portland, Oregon and features Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein.

Come visit us at Element Garage- we work on, service and repair all Subaru’s in the Birmingham Alabama and surrounding areas. Impreza WRX Outback Forester Tribeca Legacy as well as many other makes and models. Come see us just off of I-65 and University. Or give us a call at 244-1100…
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