Body Shop Safe
- Describes a chemical which will not interfere with the process of painting a car (i.e. cause fisheyes, adhesion problems, or other unwanted side effects).
One C5 Corvette, an amazing transformation, and several important detailing topics. Rasky covers them all in one great article.
Follow the 24-hour restorative detail process on this Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder with Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail...complete with plenty of before and after images, as well as a HD video!
Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail and Craig Reed team up to perform an amazing 60 hour restorative detail on a 1990 Ferrari F40. Check out the very detailed process supported by over 100 images.
This award-winning Fiat 2000 show-car was covered in the worst case of industrial paint overspray Ive ever seen while sitting in a storage facility. The article goes through the correction process and shows the before and after comparisons from the 4-day long overspray removal and concours preparation. An HD video is also included.
One of our blog readers posted a question about choosing a pressure washer, and Marc Harris / Jacob Bunyan from AutoLavish go into great detail on how to choose a pressure washer, and how to safely use it.
In this instructional video, Todd Cooperider shows us just how much cut with a fine finish you can achieve when properly using the Porter Cable D/A polisher teamed up with Surbuf Pads and Meguiar's M105 Ultra Cut Compound.
DJ Mayo of Reflections Detailing and Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail team up on a 36-hour paint correction detail on a stunning Rolls Royce Phantom. Article complete with plenty of before and after photos...
In part two of the series, Marc and Jacob from AutoLavish discuss what orange peel is, and show us some advanced techniques on how to remove it.
Learn how to use Meguiar's M105 Ultra Cut Compound and Meguiar's M205 Ultra Finishing Polish using a Porter Cable 7424 XP buffer. Todd shows you how this polish combination eliminates swirls and other imperfections. Read about proper technique and step by step instructions on how to the get the most out of this combo using a PC.
Marc Harris and Jacob Bunyan of AutoLavish take us through an epic detailing and paint correction journey on a now stunning Ferrari 430 Scuderia. This article addresses paint issues and problems directly from the factory, how to properly correct them, and product suggestions for other areas of these fine exotics.
Follow the step by step detailing and paint correction process with Todd Cooperider from Esoteric Auto Detail on this stunning Ferrari Challenge Stradale. In this article you'll find valuable detailing information on processes and products, and you'll also see plenty of great photos of this Roso Scuderia Italian beauty.
Meguiar's released their new DA Microfiber Correction System, and 5 of the DI Ask A Pro Authors were part of the pre-production development team. Todd Cooperider spent plenty of time with the new system, and offers up his experiences and opinion on the new product along with a tutorial on how to use it. Meguiar's claims that it is a game-changing new technology, but did Todd agree? Read on...