- Having no texture or orange peel.
- Having little to no gloss or shine.
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.
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.
Zach McGovern of Attention To Detailing Peoria highlights why a test spot is a critical point in the correction process. This test, or series of tests, allows you to develop a plan of attack that will produce consistent results throughout the entire vehicle!
Are you polishing too often? Zach McGovern of Attention to Detailing highlights how often you should polish and how to extend the life of your clear coat!
An Ask-A-Pro Blog reader has questions about remove water spots from his wife's vehicle. Rasky gives advice on how to best remove the different types of water spots.
Zach McGovern of Attention to Detailing gives his initial impression review of the Gtechniq Crystal Serum Light (CSL).
Ian Howard of GlossAngeles explains how to properly care for those pesky matte finishes.
Your 5.5" and 6.5" buffing pads are your work-horses, but they don't do you much good in all of those tight areas. If you're not regularly using 4" spot pads in your routine, then you're not maximizing your polishing results!
AutoLavish Fine Automobile Care of Michigan revitalizes a Jet Black BMW 7-series after the car was nearly ruined by another detailer. This article shows the difference a true professional can make when choosing who you allow to work on your vehicle.
Never used a clay bar on your paint? Using a clay bar can help get the most out of every step of the detailing process. Learn the do's and don'ts and how to properly clay bar your vehicle with Todd's article.
The FLEX PE 14-2 150 Rotary Buffer is a highly refined, German-engineered machine that costs $170 more than the industry standard Makita 9227c. Does more expensive mean better in this case? Read the review by Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail to see what he thinks about it...
Trying to keep a driven car clean in the North is impossible. The good news is that by using the right products and techniques, you can periodically have a clean vehicle without stripping your wax or inducing swirls to your finish. First, let's examine the two most often used ways of having a clean vehicle in the Winter months. Drive-through "Soft Touch" car washes will leave your vehicle's finish swirled and dull. In addition, I'd recommend anyone to stay away from places that use questi...