Rolling Coal Legality and Effects
If you’ve had a diesel truck, at some point in your life you’ve (either intentionally or unintentionally) rolled coal. On one hand, it’s satisfying to see the product of hundred of years of human ingenuity billowing out a vehicle at the touch of a pedal. On the other hand, breathing in a cloud of diesel exhaust isn’t the most pleasant experience. With arguments both for and against the practice, it can be unclear if it’s actually legal to do so.
So, is rolling coal illegal in Virginia?Read the rest of this entry »
Where the Jeep Wrangler Got its Start
Apple pie. James Dean. Bald eagles. The blues. Bruce Springsteen. Barbeque. Hunting season. Sweet tea. Jeep Wrangler. What do all these things have in common? They’re all American icons. Just mentioning them conjures up images of nostalgia and pastoral tableaus. “The Good Years” some would call them.
Today, we’ll look at how one of these of icons came by its status.
Where does the Jeep Wrangler originally come from?Read the rest of this entry »
Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles: What You Should Know
If you’re here, you’ve most likely stumbled across the term “certified pre-owned” vehicle. Is it just jargon from manufacturers and dealerships? Is it an attempt to make “used vehicle” sounds more professional? Or are there some actual differences between the two?
Today, we’ll see what the difference between certified pre-owned and used vehicles is.Read the rest of this entry »
Removing the COVID-19 Virus from Your Daily Commuter
With coronavirus concerns on the rise, it’s natural to want to protect yourself and your family. While cleaning your home may be a no-brainer, cleaning your car might not be as obvious. Considering that many people spend more than an hour in their car every day, cleaning your vehicle is definitely a good idea.
How to clean my car of coronavirus?Read the rest of this entry »
Touch-less vs Soft-touch Car Washes
You may have experienced (or know someone who experienced) getting a vehicle damaged at a car wash. This may not be a big deal for some, but it can be for many. Especially if the vehicle that is damaged is a brand new one or a priceless classic. While the best option is always to hand wash a vehicle yourself, sometimes that’s either hard to do, such as during winter, or incredibly inconvenient.
If you find yourself needing to wash your vehicle and unable to do it by hand, a good thing to know is:
Are touch-less or soft-touch car washed better?Read the rest of this entry »
How to Defog Your Headlights
If you’ve ever cleaned the windows in your residence, then you know how much of a difference it makes in letting light through. It may not seem like it would do all that much, but the difference is immediately noticeable. The same thing applies to your vehicle’s headlights. If you’re having trouble seeing at night because your headlights aren’t illuminating much, hold off on buying those MAXIMUM-BRIGHTNESS ULTRA-LUMENS CRYSTAL LED headlights that cost a fortune. Your headlights might just need a good cleaning.
Here’s our guide on how to defog your headlights.Read the rest of this entry »
Tire Care and Dry Rot Prevention
If you own an RV or trailer, then chances are you may have had a tire succumb to dry rot. It’s annoying to discover, a pain in the rear to fix, and replacements are pretty expensive to boot. So, what causes dry rot? Can it be fixed?
As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. So, today we’ll look at how to stop tries from dry rotting.Read the rest of this entry »
Vehicle Titles Explained
If you’ve bought and insured a vehicle before, then you know how confusing vehicle titles can get. There’s a bunch of different types and terminology surrounding them that isn’t always clear. For instance, you may not realize that a title is often referred to as a pink slip. So then…
What are the different kinds of vehicle titles?Read the rest of this entry »
Changing a Flat Tire: Step-by-Step Video Guide
We’ve all been there. On the side of the road. One tire completely flat. And as every new driver learns at some point, changing a tire on the side of the road with nothing by an emergency jack, a tire iron, and a replacement “donut” is intimidating. If you don’t know how to change it yourself, then a flat can mean being potentially stranded for hours. The cost of patching or replacing a tire compounds if you have to call a tow truck. We’ve found an excellent Edmunds video guide to run you through the basics of getting your car back on the road.
How do I change a flat tire?Read the rest of this entry »
CrossPointe Motor Cars Sells Used Vehicles with Remote Start
Trying to find a quality used vehicle at an affordable price is a total pain. Finding one with the features you want is even harder. One feature that is highly desirable is remote start. However, it can be an exclusive feature, even on new vehicles. So trying to find a used vehicle with one installed is probably hopeless, right?
Nope, not at CrossPointe. Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars, simplifying the car buying process is what we do. We offer a large selecting of quality vehicles without all the usual hassle.Read the rest of this entry »