- The minerals that are left over when hard water evaporates. These can lead to the physical etching which can cause serious damage to a vehicle's exterior surfaces.
We all hate swirl marks, but what causes them? You might be surprised to learn what Ivan Rajic of LUSTR Auto Detail in Chicago has to say about the matter. Learn what products and techniques will help reduce swirls and what techniques and products you should avoid.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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!
In this two part article series, Jean-Claude Corcoran of Detailed Designs Auto Spa details a beautiful Corvette Stingray. JCC will highlight a complete decontamination, paint correction, clear bra and vinyl wrap installation, and much more!
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.
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.
Find out how the 22PLE paint coating really kicks up the look of the paint, when DJ Mayo of DJ Mayo Studios teams up with Greg Gellas of Signature Detailing to detail a few stunning cars, including a 2012 Ferrari FF and a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT!
Does the Wipe New Headlight Restore Kit really work? Ivan Rajic of LUSTR Auto Detail investigates!
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.