- Using an applicator or pad by hand, to correct paint or to apply product.
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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.
Are you looking for a great paint sealant that is easy to use and looks dripping wet? Read what Todd Cooperider has to say about Blackfire Wet Diamond... "I've gotten the opportunity to use Blackfire Wet Diamond on a variety of colors so far, and I must admit that it provides one of the most brilliant and wet finishes I've seen."
Follow along with this comprehensive detail and major paint correction process on a stunning new Ferrari 458 Italia presented by Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail. This is one of the first to arrive in North America, and as far as we know the very first to go through such an extensive and fully documented paint correction detail.
In this product review article, Rasky gives us a look into the history of Optimum Opti-Coat 2.0 as well as some great tips and videos on application.
Chemical Guys Black Light Hybrid Radiant Finish. Is it a sealant? Is it a gloss-enhancer? Is it an all-in-one? Find out these questions along with instructions on how to use it in Todd Cooperider's full review.
Read about an impressive restoration on a 1998 Ferrari 355 GTS by Esoteric Auto Detail. The interior, hood, emblems, and wheels were even removed to show you how thorough this detail was. Be sure to view the final results!
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.
Klasse High Gloss Sealant Glaze has been a standard in the industry for quite some time now, and has had a very strong following among detailers and enthusiasts alike. Ivan Rajic provides a step-by-step guide on the application and removal process to ensure the best finish and longest durability.
This part of the series covers properly using a clay bar on your paint as well as polishing your paint to near flawless finish and properly protecting your paint.
Want to wash and dry without adding swirls and other imperfections to your paint? Learn from top pro detailer, Todd Cooperider, as he shows you step-by-step how to properly wash and dry your car, using a Ferrari Testarossa to demonstrate.
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...
Learn how to properly use one of the best leather care combos on the market, Leatherique Rejuvenator Oil and Leatherique Prestine Clean. These two products can restore hardened, faded and neglected leather. See how Todd uses Leatherique with step-by-step instructions and pictures.