- Airborne particulates generated during the application of a sprayed paint or coating which bond to unintended surfaces.
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.
Contaminated wheels, tires and wheel wells can be an eye sore to any detail job. Learn how to properly care for your wheels to keep them looking new day in and day out. Also get the most out of your tire dressing and keep your wheel wells looking jet black. Learn how and more in this great wheel care article by Todd.
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.
An in depth look on how to properly care for your vehicle no matter the make and model. Preparation and properly washing and drying your vehicle is covered in this section.
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.
When I look back at the year in detailing for 2011, I quickly realize just how good it actually was. I have put together a collection of information on the year along with some of the best detailing images you'll find on Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Bentley, etc.
In this article, Todd Cooperider from Esoteric Auto Detail reviews the many uses of Leatherique Prestine Clean, explains how to use it properly, and includes some before and after photos as well.
As many of you already know, Optimum No-Rinse (ONR) has many uses in the detailing world. Greg of Reflections Detailing explains in this article how ONR can be used as a quick detailer, interior detailer, glass cleaner, etc. That said its greatest advantage lies within its name: no-rinse washing. Washing the vehicle is undoubtedly the most important step in the paint maintenance process and we shouldnt let the lack of time or sub zero temperatures affect our washing routines (well maybe ju...
Product instructions provide a lot of useful information on how to get the most out of them, but does that mean they can't be used in ways that are not listed on the label? If you limit yourself to just what's on the label, you might end up limiting your skills and knowledge level...so learn something new - don't read the instructions!
Learn how to restore and maintain your exhaust tips, so they look new year round. Todd covers the techniques used as well as suggests products to tackle even the most neglected exhaust tips.
Tuf Shine is a relatively new product to the market, offering up a semi-permanent rubber clearcoat that can provide months of durability with absolutely no residue to sling off. Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail provides us with his product review of the Tuf Shine Tire Shine Kit.
In this tutorial on how to detail a brand new car, Todd Cooperider takes you through all of the procedures and products necessary to ensure that your vehicle starts off with proper protection from the elements. Featured in this article is a brand new Mercedes Benz SLS AMG with plenty of photos.