The auto and audio techs at Unique Car Sound and Security enhance car owners’ driving experiences by installing aftermarket touches such as window tinting and souped-up stereos. The films used in their window tinting are recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation to help block potentially harmful UV rays. They also install video appliances and alarm systems, and all products come with a nationwide warranty, with installation guaranteed for the life of the vehicle.
At Rockwall Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, a sparkling line up of new and used cars, SUVs, and trucks gleams from rows of parking spaces. An expert staff leads prospective buyers in and around its plush interiors and the service department’s trained technicians set to work underneath hoods, lubing engines, remedying systems problems, and washing customers’ vehicles until they're indecipherable from their showroom brethren. An in-house parts department also answers auto deficiencies with replacement components that keep engines humming and stereos blaring audio-book bass drops.
Beneath the cheery yellow awning at Rapid's Auto Spa, muck-covered cars trundle in for a wash. With the detail and care afforded by human hands, the cleansers bring panels to a mirror sheen, with options including a range of waxes harvested from bees with naturally occurring racing stripes. Additional services include interior cleanings, tar removal, and clarification of foggy headlights.
Interstate All Battery Center leads the charge in power outposts, providing lifelong Texans and reserve-power road trippers with brand-new batteries for their trucks, cell phones, computers, and more. With a vast storehouse of more than 16,000 products, Interstate carries batteries for nearly every brand of laptop and PC, as well as a bevy of automotive batteries to restore sedans, coupes, and station wagons after a long night of headlight staring contests. Household powerables are also available, including 24-packs of Energizer AAs for bulk buyers, an Energizer 9V alkaline battery for metronomes possessed by surprisingly funky eighth notes, and one case of Lite Brite fuel, distilled from corn syrup and Olympic silver medals. Old used batteries find comfy retirement at Interstate’s recycling center, allowing their former owners and well-meaning grandchildren to rest easy.
For 16 years, Prime Time Auto Care has kept vehicles looking dapper with in-house and on-location washing and detailing services. Technicians dole out attentive hand washes to sweep away streaks and smudges, with additional wax, clay-bar, and shampoo treatments available for cars that require more in-depth attention or a thank-you for resisting the urge to nap during long drives. The detailers also leave evidence of their grooming acumen on the spotless surfaces of commercial fleets.