Automatic Car Wash

Breaking Down The Automatic Car Wash

Okay, so first things first - breaking down an automatic car wash is extremely simple. It's a machine full of twirling brushes, spitting foam, pressurized water, rollers to move the car forward (and damage your rims), and a giant blowdryer to top it all off. Sounds terrible. But to make it a bit more real.. take a peak at this video as I go over Read More

Clay Bar

Clay Bar vs. Paint Cleanser

With Spring quickly perking up, the time has come to witness the condition of your car's post-winter (or post-storage) paint finish. Chances are you're looking at a cloudy, splotchy, just plain unsightly surface - am I right? Some have it worse than others, but one thing's for sure... when spring comes around it's time to think about reinstating Read More

Chamois On BMW Hood

Why Chamois Are A Sham

Recently an acquaintance of mine, for no particular reason, gifted me a chamois (sort of a weird gift, but whatever). Now, I’m not a fan of chamois, and I don’t recommend them. So while it was a thoughtful gift, I won’t be using it. Below I’ll break down why, and how you could save yourself a few headaches by skipping the chamois as well. Read More

1960's Rolls Royce Leather Seat

Removing Ink Marks from Leather

It happens to the best of us, and more often than you'd think. Pens and leather seats just don't mesh, and removing the ink stain can be somewhat confusing if you don't have the right leather care products handy. It can also give you a bit of a headache if you're searching around the internet for the "proper" procedure. Hopefully the confusion ends Read More

2007 Grey Ferrari 612 Scaglietti

Pros and Cons of Clear Bra Paint Protection Film

Basically speaking, an automotive clear bra is basically a plastic wrap for potentially damageable regions of your car - lower fascia, side mirrors, rocker panels, and basically any surface facing directly toward the front/bottom of the car. The main use for a clear bra is, of course, to protect these areas from road debris that might kick up on Read More

Cleaning Vomit From Car

Remove Vomit & Odor from Your Car

Ah, St. Patty's day! It's coming quickly, and if you're someone in a relatively populous area that has even a wee bit of Irish heritage, you know what kind of party March 17th is. So what's this have to do with car care? Designated drivers + packed cars + notorious drinking holiday = vomit. If you've never been fortunate enough to drive drunk Read More

Lamborghini Aventador J

A Roofless Racer? The Lamborghini Aventador J

Why yes, you read correct. A supercar with no roof, no pillars, no windscreen. These are, of course, the rumored images of Lamborghini's more dangerous and recently announced Aventador J - as posted by Autoforum.cz - and, according to Jalopnik's article, they were rumored to be accurate. Now of course we know, this beast is for real. This Read More

Carnauba Wax

The Acidic Truth About Carnauba Wax

If you wax your car, I'd be willing to bet that 80% of the time you're using either a liquid or paste carnauba wax. What if I were to tell you that the positives of carnauba wax might not outweigh the negatives? You see, wax is used to protect your car's paint, but what happens to carnauba overtime might actually be hurting your finish. How can Read More

Kobe Bryants Car

The Supercars of NBA Superstars

Why yes, the matte car craze has grabbed the attention of just about everyone. Including 3 of the greatest players to ever play the game of basketball - Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James. As you'd imagine, each of these hoopsters has enough money to essentially own their own car company. Their salaries? A combined $126.7 millllllllion Read More

Applying Wax to Blue Car

The Best Car Wax, As Told By Consumer Reports…

Let me start off by saying that I like Consumer Reports. Most of the time they’re spot on and they obviously provide a ton of useful information. But if you’ve read their Car Wax Buying Guide you should know they missed the mark. That’s not to say that the product ratings aren’t worth checking out if you’re interested in one of the waxes they’ve Read More