Does towing capacity include payload?
Whether you are towing a large trailer for work or for a weekend project, two things you need to know as a truck owner are towing capacity and payload. To break it down simply, the towing capacity is how much a truck can tow, and the payload is how much the truck can carry inside. Does towing capacity include payload? The short answer is no, towing capacity does not include payload, but the two do affect each other. Keep reading to see what we mean. Read the rest of this entry »
Why does my vehicle pull to one side?
You are going down the street and you are holding your steering wheel straight when you notice that your vehicle is drifting to the right or to the left. You hold the steering wheel at an angle, and everything seems to be better. However, it really is not. Have you been asking for a while now, “why does my vehicle pull to one side?” There are a couple of reasons your vehicle could be pulling. It might be because a tire on that side does not have enough air in it, or it might be because your vehicle needs an alignment. Keep reading as we discuss possible reasons that your vehicle is pulling one way or the other. Read the rest of this entry »
Where can I rent a vehicle in Houston?
Do you have a trip coming up? Maybe you have some planned maintenance on your vehicle coming up, and you need to plan ahead for how you are going to get around while your vehicle is being worked on. Have you been wondering, “where can I rent a vehicle in Houston?” You have come to the right place! At Coast to Coast Rent-A-Car in Houston, which is located in the same building as Coast to Coast Motors, we can get you into a rental car for a very reasonable price. Keep reading to learn more. Read the rest of this entry »
What can I do for Thanksgiving in Houston, Texas?
Thanksgiving is a great time of year! Whether you are spending the day with friends or with family, it is a day to celebrate how fortunate we all are. Have you recently been asking, what can I do for Thanksgiving in Houston, Texas? We found a few fun events taking place. Read more about them below! Read the rest of this entry »
What is a differential and how does it work?
Have you ever given much thought about what it takes for your vehicle to go around a corner? Power has to get to your tires, and they have to move at different speeds so that one tires does not slip. However, both tires are on an axle. So how does this work? Introducing the differential. What is a differential and how does it work? In short, it is the reason why when you go around a corner the outside tire is able to spin faster than the inside tire. Keep reading to learn more. Read the rest of this entry »
Myths about buy here pay here dealerships that are not true
You are searching for a used car, and you finally found exactly what you are looking for. The only problem is that it is on a buy here pay here car dealership’s lot. You are super skeptical because you have heard nothing but bad things about these places. Until today. Keep reading as we uncover myths about buy here pay here dealerships that are not true! Read the rest of this entry »
How do I rotate my tires myself?
Tires are an essential part of your vehicle. While you need the engine to get power to your tires, you need tires to actually do the work of getting you from point a to point b. That is why rotating your tires every few thousand miles is important. How do I rotate my tires myself you are asking? Great question! Read the rest of this entry »
What is the Nissan Ariya concept crossover?
Nissan is a company that has always been forward in their thinking. You can see it in their vehicles that are currently on the street, and you can certainly see it in the latest concept vehicle they just released. What is the Nissan Ariya concept crossover? The short answer is it is a new design that is a sleek and futuristic looking crossover that Nissan recently unveiled. Keep reading as we explore more about this incredible crossover. Read the rest of this entry »
How to change the oil in my car
Oil is an essential part of a vehicle. It lubricates the various moving parts and keeps the engine running smoothly. If you do not change your oil every 3,000-5,000 miles, the oil will turn into muck and can cause bigger problems. Keep reading below for a step-but step guide of how to change the oil in my car. Read the rest of this entry »
How to find the best insurance rates for used vehicles
Purchasing a new vehicle is an exciting time! However, before purchasing that new vehicle, you should think about how you are going to keep yourself covered if you are involved in an accident. Keep reading below on how to find the best insurance rates for used vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »