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Contact Orinda Auto Rental When You Need an Extra Car

Contact Orinda Auto Rental When You Need an Extra Car

The holidays are coming! Do you need a rental car for yourself, a loved one, or a friend traveling to the East Bay? If a rental car would ease the travel stress of you or your visitors, our rentals start from only $29.99 per day!   We offer a wide variety of rentals in our fleet. From minivans and sedans to convertibles and compact cars, we have the wheels you need, AND we are affordable. If you are an AAA member, you also qualify for a 10% discount. Plus, we are conveniently located for anyone in Orinda, El Sobrante, Lafayette, Moraga, Oakland, and Walnut Creek.   In addition to being affordable and convenient, Orinda Auto Rental offers great service, too! If you land at SFO or OAK, you can take BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) to the Orinda station. If you make an appointment with Orinda Auto Rental, we will be happy to pick you up from the Orinda BART station and bring you to your awaiting auto rental. Open 7 days a week, Orinda Auto Rental offers local pickup and deliver ... read more

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Celebrating 14 Years of Diamond Certified Quality

Celebrating 14 Years of Diamond Certified Quality

Orinda Motors is thrilled to be a Diamond Certified auto repair company for fourteen years!  Wow! For those of you unfamiliar with the Diamond Certified ranking process, we like to think of them as the pioneering organization that measured a company against customer reviews, which would later create a pathway for review platforms like Yelp and DemandForce.   Here is a brief description from the Diamond Certified website:   “If you want quality, you’ll have confidence in choosing a Diamond Certified company. Our ratings process of local companies is the most accurate in the Bay Area. Only those rated Highest in Quality in customer satisfaction earn Diamond Certified. Most companies can't qualify.”   “Every Diamond Certified company must continue to deliver on its promises to you, the consumer. That ... read more

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The Benefits of Opti-Coat and CQuartz Paint Coatings

Want to protect that showroom shine on your vehicle? You know, the flawless finish that helped you fall in love with your vehicle. The beautiful paint you instinctively protect by parking far away from other cars, avoiding anything that could scratch the finish. If protecting your paint is a priority, you can make your car sparkle by using professional paint sealant products like Opti-Coat or CQuartz paint coatings.   There are many benefits to using Opti-Coat and CQuartz. Both are great products, and we’ll dive into the advantages of each.   Opti-Coat:   For starters, here is a video featuring Opti-Coat Pro and Opti Guard Protection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aidrex8ApN8   Opti-Coat is the ultimate protection for all automotive surfaces. Opti-Coat is not a wax or nano sealant that will wash away. It permanently bonds with the factory coating, protecting the surface indefinitely and will ... read more

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Videos from the 11th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show

Videos from the 11th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show

Orinda Motors, Flying A Gasoline, Express Oil Change & Tire Center, Orinda Auto Detail, and Orinda Auto Rental were proud to participate in this year's 11th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show. We had a blast at the fundraising dinner, Dancing With The Cars, on Friday, September 11, 2015, followed by a fun-filled day with auto aficionados on Saturday, September 12, 2015. We hope you will enjoy the videos we made!  :-) 2015 Orinda Classic Car Show   Flying A Gasoline Presents: Orinda Classic Car Show 2015 If your vehicle requires repair or service, we hope you will come see us at Orinda Motors or Express Oil Change & Tire Center. When you need fuel or a car wash, visit us at Flying A Gasoline and Orinda Auto Detail. Lastly, when you need to rent a set of wheels at an affordable rate, view our fleet at Orinda Auto Rental. Whatever your automotive needs ... read more

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Get Ready for the 11th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show!

Get Ready for the 11th Annual Orinda Classic Car Show!

Summer is the season for car shows, and we are getting very excited about the upcoming 11th Annual Orinda Classic Car show. Orinda Motors is the co-founder and has been a proud sponsor from the very beginning, and we have lots of great things planned at this year’s event.   Friday, September 11, we will kick off the event with our “Dancing With The Cars” dinner party. This year’s theme will be a “Surf’s Up” Beach Party where we will have “Fun, fun, fun til her Daddy takes the T-Bird away”! So, wear your flip-flops, Hawaiian shirts, grass skirts, sarongs, or board shorts, and get ready to dance the night away. The menu features tropical cocktails, a sumptuous SoCal luau dinner, and an exclusive display of T-Birds, Cobras, and Woodies. The “Dancing With The Cars” party will be located at the Orinda Community Center and Library Plaza, starting at 6:00 PM ... read more

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Is Your Vehicle's Oil Change Being Done Right?

Is Your Vehicle's Oil Change Being Done Right?

  When people look at oil change prices and see a wide range of low to high fees, they are often shocked.  Like cars, not all oil changes are created equal, for each vehicle has different oil requirements, and synthetic oils and specialty filters are often pricier than standard oils and conventional filters.   At Express Oil Change & Tire Center, we don’t use oil changes as a loss leader like other places do. We don’t cut corners or sacrifice anything, for we believe in doing the job right. Yes, that means that our oil change costs are a bit higher, but you know you’re getting quality products and high value from our team.   Some of these things we do differently at Express Oil Change & Tire Center are as follows: We use Chevron lubricants, and use nothing but factory approved filters. We follow everything by the factory book, specific to your vehicle. We provide visual and qualified inspections with a written report back appearing ... read more

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How Your Vehicles Suspension Affects Tire Wear

How Your Vehicles Suspension Affects Tire Wear

How important is your vehicle’s suspension system, and how does it affect your tires? Well, the suspension system is critical not only for turning, stopping, and stability, but it also smooths out the ride each time you hit a pothole, speedbump, or an object in the road. Without a well-maintained suspension system, your vehicle may not be able to absorb the impact and maintain stability...and that’s dangerous.   Your vehicle’s suspension is comprised of joints, pivot points, and arms that allow your ride to be smooth over the roughest roads. For the most part, the parts of a suspension system include: Ball Joint Bushings Sway Bar Tie Rod Tie Rod End Control Arm Struts Tire Cupping   Eventually, all suspension systems show wear and tear, but there are signs you can look for to make sure your suspension system is healthy and performing well. The easiest way to determine if your suspension system needs service, repair, or replacement is to look at th ... read more

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Why Our Customers Love Our Rewards Card

Why Our Customers Love Our Rewards Card

  Many of our customers love our rewards card because they know they are earning discounts on future services with every dollar they spend at Orinda Motors, Express Oil Change & Tire Center, Orinda Auto Detail, and Orinda Auto Rental. Every time you use your Rewards Card, it pays to shop at Orinda Motors!   Here is what you get when you use your Orinda Motors Customer Rewards Card:   3% of each repair bill from Orinda Motors or Express Oil Change and Tire Center goes into a special fund to be used as a discount for future services. Discounts earned from the Rewards Card may be redeemed at Orinda Motors, Express Oil Change & Tire Center or Orinda Auto Detail. You can login and check your Rewards Card balance any time on our web site.   This Independence Day, July 4th, we had a terrific time with our family of Orinda Motors customers. As sponsors of t ... read more

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Orinda Motors / Express Oil Change & Tire Center Celebrates National Tire Safety Week, May 24 - 30, 2015

Orinda, CA:  National Tire Safety Week is coming up, May 24 - 30, 2015. This is an annual event sponsored by the Rubber Manufacturer’s Association to improve safety out on the road. Here are some helpful safety tips offered by the RMA:   Check your tires with a penny to see if the tire tread is thick enough. If the tire tread does not cover Lincoln’s head, it’s time to replace your tires. Not only can the proper tire pressure save you money on gas, but tire pressure maintenance can extend tire life. To make certain your tire pressure is correct, check your Owner’s  Manual for the optimal air pressure range. You could be flushing money down the drain by under inflating your tires, making them wear out faster. Again, check your Owner's’ Manual for the recommended air pressure. There are several benefits to using nitrogen for tire inflation, which include increased fuel economy, longer tire life, and increased safety.   To celebr ... read more

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Why We Love Classic Cars

Why We Love Classic Cars

Orinda Motors has had a long love affair with classic cars, and the communities within Lamorinda know it well. From our smaller Classic Car Show that is par of the Orinda Association 4th of July Parade, to the large Orinda Annual Classic Car Show in September, Orinda Motors loves to show off the Classic Cars we service, repair, and maintain.   But what drives us?   Is it because these classic cars remind us of our younger years? Yes. Is it because they don’t make them like they used to? Yes. Is it because we love the camaraderie of the Classic Car community? Yes. Is it because our obsession over Classic Cars feeds our love for investing, art & design, nostalgia, and therapy? Yes, yes, yes, and yes!   Lucky for us, we know we are in good company.   According to Allen Pennebaker, the owner of Orinda Motors, “We have been fully engaged in the classic car service and repair business for 15 years. Orinda Motors Service Manager, John Vanek, wa ... read more

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