Since 1924, the ASE-certified technicians of Dimmitt Chevrolet have been relieving rides of conundrums caused by street collisions and motor malfunctions with an array of auto-repair services. Dimmitt can treat light trucks with suspension and driveline lubrications, oil and filter replacements, and body inspections ($32.95), or offer power-steering services ($99.95) to expel old steering fluids and inspect the conditions of hoses, clamps, and Saturn V rocket boosters. Hot days can be neutralized with an air-conditioning performance tune-ups ($84.95) and throttle-body and fuel-injector services ($129.95) remove deposits caused by fuel combustion. Complimentary brake-system inspections for cars and light trucks examine hydraulic hardware to help ensure that horseless carriages remain road-safe.
Autoway Lincoln of Clearwater commands a vast inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles that are searchable according to body style, price range, and fuel efficiency. Customers can employ a handy research tool to sift through the wealth of choices and arrive at the MKZ or Navigator that best suits their needs. The auto center also operates a full-scale service and parts center for all manner of vehicles with online scheduling and part requests. Factory-trained technicians also work with vehicle owners to personalize cars with custom wheels, DVD players, or His and Hers steering wheels.
The mindful mechanics at Guy's Automotive perform essential engine maintenance for cars of all makes and models. During each 20-minute oil change, an astute auto tech probes a car's pipes to ensure safe maneuverability and drains away used oil. After swapping out particulate-clogged filters for fresh new fluid-screeners, technicians refill oil pans with five quarts of synthetic or conventional oil, protecting essential engine components from friction, overheating, and unintentional piston-cylinder fusion. Guy's Automotive also applies its well-versed knowledge of vehicles and its Sanskrit fluency to check the condition of parts in need of inspection according to manufacturer's suggestions and mileage.
The certified mechanics at Rockwall Ford keep cars in tip-top shape so that they pass mandatory yearly state inspections and surprise dashboard white-glove tests. The hour-and-a-half inspection process includes a thorough going-over that addresses the car’s safety systems, checking for properly functioning brakes, steering, lights, and heartbeat. Tires and windshields are tested for durability before the motored steed is hooked up to a computer to measure its eco-conscience, examining emissions and the number of environmental organizations on the car's speed dial. Professional detailers then painstakingly wash and dry the car by hand and vacuum its interior, ensuring that each coupe drives away feeling as groomed as a presidential poodle.
As a kid, it was easy to say things like, "One day, I'm going to drive a racecar." For many, those thoughts came before the reality of having a mortgage, bills, and a budget set in, a realization that ended those most lavish of childhood dreams. As its name suggests, One Day Luxury strives to make those dreams come true—even if it's only for single day. The company rents out rides by the hour and by the day. Its garage gleams with exotic cars, including a Lamborghini and Audi A8, and classic muscle cars, including a 1978 Corvette. For a little less power and a little more zip, travelers can also hop on jet skis and Ducati motorcycles.
Car Hunters boils the sometimes-rigorous process of car buying down to a simple science: clients tell the staff what kind of car they want, and the staff finds it for them at car auctions. Car Hunters also has an inventory of preowned cars from numerous makers, and all the cars they sell come preinspected and with a vehicle history report. On top of that, Car Hunters offers extensive detailing services, incorporating shampoos, waxes, and clay bars into cleaning regimens to make even the most mature cars look shiny and new.