Mythbusting All Buffers Burn Paint – Truth From The Show Trail

Wed, Oct 18, 2017 | Posted by:

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Editor’s Note – This is the fourth of a series of articles that addresses paint care misconceptions. Jason Mathews has been burning up the highway for 20 years as our National Events Manager. He has more one-on-one face time with our customers than anyone else in the company. So he’s heard it all. Today, it’s “all buffers burn paint.”

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October: Fall Car Care Month And How We Can Help

Thu, Oct 5, 2017 | Posted by:

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The mercury will be dropping soon and, depending on where you live, difficult driving conditions are on the horizon. October is Fall Car Care Month making this is a great time to create a punch list of seasonal maintenance that will provide peace of mind, sustain safety, and maximize your car’s efficiency as the weather turns.

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Caffeine & Gasoline® Car Feature: Bob Mehler’s 1955 Chevrolet 210 Del Ray

Tue, Oct 3, 2017 | Posted by:

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Tri-Five Chevrolets (1955 – 1957) are the quintessential street rod. These cars were the first fresh GM designs after World War II as the previous model’s silhouette can be traced back to 1940. More importantly, they were fitted with Chevy’s game-changing small-block V8. Bob Mehler’s ’55 210 Del Ray hits all the high notes.

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Frankfurt’s Finest: Our 5 Favorite Rides From The Frankfurt Motor Show

Wed, Sep 20, 2017 | Posted by:

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The Frankfurt Motor Show is where automakers from around the world roll out their biggest and best pre-production prototypes and future-looking concept cars. We found ourselves in the internet rabbit hole (during our lunch break of course) and thought it would be fun to give you a taste and send you down the hole as well.

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Video: Leather 3-in-1 Spray

Mon, Sep 11, 2017 | Posted by:

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Leather 3-in-1 Spray removes light scuffs and stains on your interior’s leather and leatherette surfaces, conditions by enhancing the suppleness of your leather, and protects your interior from the damaging rays of the sun. Check out this video and put your leather in the fast lane to perfection.

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Event Coverage: Shinefest Pride & Perfection Car Show

Tue, Sep 5, 2017 | Posted by:

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Our aptly named Shinefest car show series has made the most of these warm and glorious summer months. The August event, the fourth of the five shows slated for 2017, was a case in point. All the cars in attendance were primped and preened to get as many votes as possible. Here are the results from the August 27th event.

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Caffeine & Gasoline® Car Feature: Jim Terhar’s 1962 Bel Air Bubbletop

Thu, Aug 31, 2017 | Posted by:

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Think of Chevy Bel Airs and most of us will default to the Tri-Fives (’55 – ’57), one of the most-rodded platforms from the ’50s. But they lived well into the ’60s and there is another iconic, rare, and desirable Bel Air out there: the bubbletop. Well-executed mods can make these coupes look and drive awesome. Just ask Jim Terhar.

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Video: Watch Miata Engine Disassemble Itself

Mon, Aug 28, 2017 | Posted by:

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This creative time-lapse video shows a Mazda Miata engine falling to pieces right in front of your eyes. The footage is from “How A Car Works” and shows the basic steps in tearing down a complete engine into its basic building blocks… all without a busted bolt or bloody knuckle… if only things went so smoothly in real life.

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Video: Picking The Right Leather Product For You

Fri, Aug 25, 2017 | Posted by:

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Got leather? Keeping it in tip-top shape adds style and comfort to your drive while protecting the value of your fine automobile. Get a rundown on our lineup of leather care products from leather rejuvenation to cleaning to regular maintenance. Get the info you need to make an informed leather care decision and some savvy how-to tips.

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Video: Wheel Cleaning Tools

Fri, Aug 18, 2017 | Posted by:

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Wheels are important first-impression makers and we’ve developed innovative wheel cleaning tools that make it easy to standout as you roll up. This video explains the shapes, sizes, angles, and materials used in our wheel brushes, shows you the best microfiber to use, and gives you some tips and tricks to maximize your results.

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Tech: Reviving A Triple-Deuce Intake Manifold With Citrus Multi-Surface Cleaner

Fri, Aug 11, 2017 | Posted by:

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It had been more than half a century since fuel flowed through the Holley triple deuce carburetors. In the decades since, the carbs and the Edelbrock manifold they’re mounted to were stored deep in the garage, giving the grunge plenty of time to gather and take hold. It was time to bring this hardware back into the light.

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Video: Mobile Tool & Power Station

Wed, Aug 9, 2017 | Posted by:

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Take your garage therapy to the next level with this quality garage product. You can store your tools and lock them up, power your tools via 3 outlets, and use the durable rubberized top as a work platform for detailing small parts or whatever your garage therapy demands. This video delivers beyond-the-specs details. Check it out.

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Video: Best of Show® Detailer

Wed, Aug 2, 2017 | Posted by:

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Best of Show® Detailer boosts color, depth, and clarity more than any other spray detailer in our product lineup. It’s a finishing detailer for when you want to impart the very best finish you can and its high flash point means quick and effective wipe off, even in direct sunlight. Get some tips and see this detailer in action.

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Blood, Sweat, And Wax – The Story Of Our Award-Winning Lamborghini Islero w/Video

Mon, Jul 31, 2017 | Posted by:

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As many of you may already assume, there is really no time of the year when we at Griot’s Garage aren’t prepping for or attending car shows all over the country. While all of them are awesome, some of them stick out due to the level of perceived significance within our hobby. The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is one such event.

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Video: Picking The Right Wash

Fri, Jul 28, 2017 | Posted by:

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Washing your car is not only one of the most common car care tasks, it’s also one of the most important. Getting this step right sets the stage for all the following steps. This video breaks down the differences and showcases the benefits of our traditional soap-and-water washes, our rinseless wash, and our waterless wash.

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