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Left to Die

Usually when you see a car that's been forgotten about on some farm it's a Buick, a Gremlin, or maybe even an old Volvo. One thing's for sure, you never expect it to be a Ferrari - even if it's not one of the most favored Italian stallions. This 1980 Mondial 8 wasn't just deserted in some old farm shed either, it was found in Dubai outside of a Read More

How to Detail a Matte Car

You've seen how to protect a matte car, but it's about time you learned how to treat the entire exterior, right? Well here it is... How to detail a matte car. Let us know what you think! Read More

Solving the Bird $#!& Problem

Aside from the hilarious antics in this video that will undoubtedly get PETA's attention, there's a much easier way to safely and effectively remove bird droppings from your car's paint. We all know the effects - discoloration, etching, clear coat damage - but what most people don't know is how easy it is to prevent and remedy the situation. First Read More

Sea Foam Strikes England

Don't be mistaken by the image, this isn't a winter wonderland. The foamy mess is called "spume" and was actually caused by the decomposition of algae, then tossed into a dizzy by high windspeed. As you can see, this resulted in a salty sea foam blizzard for the English town(e) of Cleveleys. While I've heard of natural disasters, this one is a Read More

Four Door Supercar Drag Race

While we do love detailing cars, documenting details, and admiring lustrous finishes, it's always great to see how these cars perform on the road. This time we've got a drag race including 4 of the most hyped and most powerful four door supercars on the market: the Mercedes E63, BMW M5, Jaguar XFR, and Porsche's try at a family saloon, the Panamera Read More

Stuck in Sludge

Apparently we all have one more thing to be thankful for this year, and that is not getting stuck on on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Over 150 cars were literally paralyzed due to a tar spill including state troopers and tow trucks that were initially on their way to assist with the situation. Tar, being a very powerful sealant, bonds fairly quickly Read More

Garages To Die For

While a garage certainly isn't worth dying for, hopefully you car people out there will get a rouse out of this. Forbes ran an article the other day on "Homes with [Insanely] Unbelievable Garages," and as any car enthusiast would, I immediately found the slideshow. If you're here, I know you'll be interested in checking out these dream garages, so Read More

Matte Car Detail

Matte Grey 2012 Mercedes C63 AMG Photos

Exclusive Photos of Before the Detail, During the Detail and After the Detail As you may know, I got the chance to accompany this unique super car during an exclusive matte detail in Chicago. As promised, here are the shots I took from before, during, and after the detail. The car turned out stunning, as you'll see below. Take a look and let us Read More

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The Making of an ICON

You might be able to find a number of skilled manufactures with the expertise to completely refurbish an old beat up CJ or a rusted through Bronco from the late 60s, but nobody quite does it like ICON. Don't let my words misguide you, they're not a repair shop. They sure as hell aren't just a restoration shop either.. the guys at ICON are just Read More

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A Ferrari Kind-a Party

2011 Italian Heritage Festival On what turned out to be a gorgeous Sunday in San Francisco, I was lucky enough to attend the Italian Heritage Festival. While Italy is known for its deep historical significance and authentic delicacies, us car people drool over a different part of Italian history: the Ferrari. This Sunday did not just mark the Read More