Platinum Car Collectibles caters to the true automobile fan, who loves to celebrate cars with models, apparel, and other memorabilia. For speed demons, it carries die-cast Ferraris and Corvettes that park comfortably on a desktop. It has a range of models made famous in television shows such as The Dukes of Hazzard's General Lee or Batman's most-recent movie vehicle, the Batpod. It also offers cell-phone cases emblazoned with the Lamborghini logo, and T-shirts featuring everything from vintage Porsches to the insignia of famed race teams.
At Midway Car Wash & Detail, teams of seasoned and dedicated technicians protect and polish vehicles with life-extending maintenance treatments, speedy, thorough detailing, and extensive repairs. Vital infusions of lubricating Valvoline oil shield moving engine parts from corrosion, and shiny new tires from brands such as Uniroyal, Goodyear, Michelin, and Firestone help cars grip the road with confidence and safety. Detailing packages coat auto bodies in soothing coats of triple-foam polish or clear coat and spruce up cabins with interior dressing jobs and spritzes of fragrance. In addition to keeping engines humming and paint jobs sparkling, the hardworking techs officially inspect all ranges of cars and motorcycles for Texas auto exams, ensuring that each car is fully up to state-approved standards with its on-board diagnostics, emissions, and ability to recite the names of all 254 counties in Texas.
Pockmarked vehicles retain the even tone of their exterior color with Doc Hail's paintless dent repair. To repair dings caused by hailstones or driving through the middle of a heated tennis match, the technicians employ a technique in which paint removal, and therefore tricky color matching, is unnecessary. Doc Hail is so committed to satisfaction, that they even think the stress of having your car repaired should be unnecessary.
Though it originally sold only two things—audio products and wireless phones—Car Toys has gradually expanded its repertoire. Today, with 50 locations spread across four states, electronics-certified technicians install everything from Alpine in-dash navigation units to phone-integration systems that sync iPhones, Androids, and tin cans to car stereos. Meanwhile, in the garage, detailing technicians meticulously spruce up cars inside and out, using deionized water, paint-friendly shampoos, and high-quality wash mitts to protect against scratches, swirls, and water spots. The team also sweeps through interiors with vacuums, hot-water extractors, and ozone deodorizing treatment, which kills airborne bacteria and nasty smells in one fell swoop.
From more than 35 years with 350 facilities in six countries, Precision Tune Auto Care has spent the last three decades keeping more than 2.5 million vehicles on the road with an array of maintenance and auto-repair services. Professionally trained mechanics lube engines with signature precision oil changes, rotate tires to ensure even tread wear, repair busted brakes, and test spark plugs to safeguard against ignition failure during dramatic drive-thru getaways. Whether performing complicated services on fuel-injection and cooling systems or simply aligning tires, the mechanics back all their services with a 12-month, 12,000-mile national warranty.
Since 1988, Auto Care Super Saver has been helping car owners save cash with maintenance punch cards redeemable at local auto shops throughout the course of a full year. These cards come loaded with all kinds of prepaid services, including at least three full-service oil changes with up to 5 quarts of oil, lube, and a new filter. Depending on the location, punch cards may also feature tire rotations, brake inspections, engine-light readings, air-conditioning performance tests, and other repairs and inspections essential to a car's well-being. Customers can transfer the punch card's benefits to any ride, ranging from station wagons to sports cars to feral merry-go-round mounts.