Texas Toyota of Grapevine boasts an inventory of new Toyotas and used vehicles, sold and tended to at the dealership. Under the new management of Chris Grady, the business helps road-ready customers buy cars in two hours, and experienced technicians and a parts-and-service staff keep cars as healthy as a newborn Flintstones vitamin.
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.
Sunray Customs Tint's experienced technicians armor auto windows in sun-defying LLumar and Huper Optik tint films. Designed to repel UV rays, minimize car-interior temperatures, and reduce distracting glares, tinted windows add aesthetic beauty to cars attempting to charm bouncers at VIP garages. Vehicles can snuggle into the sleek LLumar ATR series tints, hybrid metalized films that emit stylish charcoal tones and send around 46% of incoming heat crawling back to the sun ($89 for two front windows, $245 for complete four-door). The 100% dye-free, non-fade Huper Optik Ceramic films implement nanotechnology in their stand against solar rays and high temperatures, durably repelling elements while maintaining undisturbed window clarity ($149 for two front doors, $395 for four-door car and rear). Both films come backed by a lifetime warranty against peeling and bubbling or attempts to moonlight as novelty sunglasses. Services typically take around two and a half hours.
The adept automotive aces at AAMCO focus their collective mechanical genius on your car's every whirring gear during this comprehensive tune-up. Parched motors get up to five quarts of fresh motor oil to lubricate their machinery for smoother commutes, safer road trips, and swifter maneuvering around banana peels. AAMCO Euless's skilled and certified technicians will also perform a 36-point inspection to assess the car's overall health, seeking out trouble spots that may cause little problems now or serious problems in the future. Finally, a thorough check of the air-conditioning system scours every hose, seal, and line for any leaks threatening to cut off the cold-air supply to drivers and their polar-bear passengers.
Though window tinting was Alta Mere's primary service when it first opened in 1987, the business has since emerged as a nationwide authority on a gamut of automotive-electronics services. At each independently owned outpost, a skilled staff of technicians uses computers to cut and tailor window films to fit snugly against glass, thereby preventing hot temperatures and an influx of curious tourists from reaching automotive interiors. Additionally, installers elevate vehicular creature comforts with audio and video entertainment, security systems, remote starters, and GPS navigation technology.