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How To Detail A Hypercar

It's no coincidence that all the hype in the car enthusiast community these days is centered around the hypercar. I mean, it's in the name. You'll hear bloggers rant about how idiotic the name of a new Porsche is, or see Top Gear taking a McLaren to an off-road course only to test how much water can fit inside, but what you don't find is anyone Read More

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4 Quick Tips To Make Your Car Turn Heads

All things considered, there's really one reason most people detail their car, and that's to have it looking as if it were brand new. Whether you're a wash-every-week person or a casual waxer, it's always a good feeling when your car turns heads. Read past the break to find out how to keep your car looking great and standing out from the crowd. Read More

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3 Steps To Better Looking Tires: A Case Study

The other day I was getting into one of the trucks we use here at the shop and when I looked down I noticed the tires were covered in reddish/brown blotches and tons of dirt and dust. It’s a big truck with big tires so it’s tough not to notice that sort of thing. Anyway, I was reminded of an article we posted a couple of months ago about taking Read More

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How Detailing A Car Is Different Than A Motorcycle

The goal of detailing, regardless of what you're driving (or riding), is to make your vehicle look better than it did before and keep it healthy. Tied to this is the idea that we want our hard work to pay off much longer than just a few days. This is true whether detailing motorcycles or cars, but attaining a perfect-looking bike is a much Read More

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The Dangers Of Dust

Cars in certain climates require special detailing regimens to stay looking good. In drier areas, that problem is largely dust. Places like San Jose, Fresno, San Diego, Austin, and Albuquerque (just to name a few) have a lot of filthy cars for this very reason. Dust poses massive issues regarding paint care, so here's why you need to take Read More

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How To Avoid & Quickly Remove Waterspots

Spring brings rain and with it waterspots. So as not to fear the forecast, there are two ways you can protect yourself against the inevitable evaporation of rain on your (ideally) spotless car. Continue reading and see how two simple tips can keep you looking great even if the rain comes down. Read More

Preparing for spring detailing.

4 Ways To Prepare For Detailing Season

With Spring just around the corner, it's time to dust off the five gallon bucket and wash your microfiber towels; detailing season is almost here. Better weather increases the desire for a great looking car, and before you can achieve this you must first make sure you're ready for action and prepare for detailing season... Read More

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What Is Powder Coating?

Powder coating is the process by which a thermoplastic or thermoset powder is (in most cases) electrostatically applied to a metal surface on items such as rims, bicycles, motorcycles, and cars. Unlike more conventional painting methods, powder coating uses a dry powder—eliminating the need for solvents that are used to keep liquid coatings in Read More

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How To Achieve Perfect Looking Tires

Keeping your tires looking rich and dark may seem like a chore at times, but one way of making sure you're getting the most out of your efforts is to make sure you're buying the right product. As you can imagine, selecting the best possible tire conditioner really has to do with what's in the bottle and less about how you use it—though this does Read More

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Matte Scratch Fever (Solving Scratches In Matte Paint)

Every so often I get an email from a concerned matte car owner asking about minor scratches in their paint—most of the time only visible from certain angles. If they had glossy paint the answer would be simple: a light hand polishing. But, as we've covered before, matte paint should not be polished. Read on for a more detailed look at matte paint Read More