Matte Black Range Rover

Matte Car Care Product Tutorials [VIDEOS]

Check out these quick tutorials of the matte car care products in our Matte Paint Prescription: Matte Body Wash Read More

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Polishing Carbon Fiber

If you think matte paint's becoming popular, you should check out what's going on in the world of carbon fiber. Not only have carbon fiber panels been offered for years on models such as BMW's M3 and basically every Ferrari since 2001, they're now combining with unique finishes like matte to provide an even more stunning accent for the super car Read More

Mario Andretti Photo

Ferrari Club Photographs: Andretti Winery

As you know, I had the chance to accompany the Ferrari Club of Northern California to Mario Andretti's winery last month (read more). The day was great, the food was wonderful, but the cars... wow. Check them out for yourself: Read More

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New Matte Painted BMW M3 & M5

BMW's "Frozen" paint was one of the first factory matte options available to the general public. Now it looks like they're expanding their options. As reported by Autoblog, BMW has announced that three new colors (red, white and blue) will be released in limited quantities to the UK. How limited? 30 each. Making this initial release of matte Ms one Read More

Red Corvette Being Waxed

Top 5 Threats to Your Wax’s Longevity

Wouldn't it be great if you could magically make that layer of wax last, oh, I don't know... three years? How amazing would it be to achieve the best durability and never lose that freshly applied shine? While it'd sure be awesome, the truth is there are other factors gunning for the downfall of your freshly bonded protection layer - some that are Read More

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The New ‘Wash & Wax’

In the past, washing and waxing your car by hand probably meant a good hour or so of time spent detailing. If you opted for a paint sealant, tack a few more hours on for bonding and cure time. While washing and waxing has pretty much been unchanged for as long as the industry has been around, I'm going to show you an innovative alternative that can Read More

The Two Bucket Method

The 2 Bucket Car Wash System

When washing your car, safety should always be a top priority. You can never be too cautious with your paint finish, as even an unnoticeable flake of debris could potentially damage the surface. While protecting your paint puts you at an added advantage, there is one clear way to improve your car wash: The 2 Bucket System. As you'll see, one bucket Read More

Matte Waxed

Why You Can’t Wax Matte Paint Finishes

Wax and matte paint are mortal enemies for one reason: wax gradually begins to reverse the 'flat' effect. Waxes are most commonly known as protection products that yield a shine, mostly because they're made of carnauba and filling ingredients. In basic speak, traditional waxes fill imperfections to create an even surface. Problem is, matte paint is Read More

2013 Yellow Corvette Stingray

Cleaner Waxes: Pros & Cons

Cleaner waxes have become quite popular in the car care world, but there's still much debate over whether or not it's the best option for your car. As is with most things in life, there are positives and negatives that should be considered before determining if a cleaner wax is the right choice. Products are formulated to do very specific things, Read More

4 Outdated Detailing Techniques

4 Outdated Detailing Techniques Still Being Used

In the detailing world, tradition often clouds the innovative breakthroughs that our industry has made over the years. Products, techniques, you name it - it's all changed. We talk a lot about what you should do regarding car care, but not a lot about what people used to do. As for a little change of pace, here are 4 outdated detailing techniques Read More