- Random, circular below-surface defects, which cumulatively often resemble a spider web when viewed under direct lighting.
Where Do Swirls And Scratches Come From (Video)
Paint Defects and Paint Correction - Part 1: Swirls and Scratches
Don't own a polisher? Read more here on how to effectively remove swirls and other defects from your vehicle's finish working by hand.
Zach McGovern of Attention to Detailing performs a complete detail on a beautiful 2016 Porsche Targa 4S. Find out what products Zach used to bring this blue Porsche back to life!
Zach McGovern of Attention to Detailing removes factory sanding marks, scratches, swirls, etc. from this 2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat.
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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.
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.
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.
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."
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...