High End Detailing
- A type of detailing which involves an above-average level of dedication and effort to provide the best possible results.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Zach McGovern of Attention to Detailing gives his initial review of the new CarPro Essence!
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.
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!
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."