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Archive for July, 2018

How Do I Know Which Oil To Put In My Car?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, July 1st, 2018 at 7:39 PM
Car mechanic pouring oil into an engine

Whether you are changing your own oil or just topping up a low tank before heading to your local service center, it’s vital that you put the right kind of oil in your car or you risk doing some harm to your engine. The first place you should check for oil specs is your owner’s manual. It will tell you exactly what kind of oil your specific model needs. (more...)

What is the difference between car insurance and warranty?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 2:06 PM
family with a small child sitting in their car

Both automotive insurance and automotive warranties are there to provide drivers with protections in case something should go wrong. But, just what is covered with each type of protection plan can be really confusing. We go over what the differences are between automotive insurance plans and automotive warranties below to help clear things up. (more...)

How to Customize Your Car Interior for an Upscale Feel

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, July 20th, 2018 at 7:33 PM
Man in sunglasses sitting in the drivers seat of a car

If your car is starting to feel a little worn down, don’t worry. There are a bunch of affordable ways to update the interior to make everything feel new again. Find our best tips for bringing that upscale feel back to your used or worn vehicle below. (more...)

Frequently Asked Questions About Texas Driving Laws

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Monday, July 17th, 2018 at 9:07 PM
Country road on a sunny summer day

At Coast to Coast Motors, we get a lot of questions about weird driving laws in the state of Texas. We advocate for safe driving practices regardless of whether there is a law on the books or not, but we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the questions we get like “Is it illegal to drive barefoot in Texas?” to see if they are true. Take a look below. (more...)

Should I Change My Own Oil?

By Product Expert | Posted in Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Friday, July 14th, 2018 at 9:38 PM
Oil pouring from a bottle into an engine

There’s no getting around it, vehicle ownership is expensive. Thrifty drivers looking to save on automotive vehicle service often wonder whether they can do the service task themselves at home for less. While some maintenance and repair tasks should be exclusively saved for the pros, other tasks like oil changes can be done at home. How much money can you save if you change your oil at home? Keep reading to find out. (more...)

How to Get the Best Auto Loan for You

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Financing on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 5:04 PM
Couple shaking hands with a salesman at a dealership

While most car shoppers spend hours looking over the price of different models available at the dealership, they often forget that new and used car financing rates can be just as important for calculating the overall cost of the vehicle when you consider loan interest. Keep reading to learn about some of the tips and tricks we have learned for how to get the best auto loan below. (more...)