Seahawks Pride On Display At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 | Posted by:

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caffeine_gasoline_thumbnailThe 12s, the name given to the frenzied fans of the Seattle Seahawks, were out in big numbers at our January Caffeine & Gasoline. The Seahawks had just made it to the playoffs and to celebrate customers wearing any type of Seahawks gear got 5% off their order so the deals were flying like a spiraling Russell Wilson TD pass.

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Seal The Deal: Picking The Best Paint Protection

Fri, Jan 16, 2015 | Posted by:

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wax-vs-sealant_thumbnailSealing the finish on your ride is critical. Doing so ensures all those hours spent claying and polishing are protected against the elements, car washes, and the rays of the sun. We have five advanced-formula products that offer a slightly different user experience as they take your paint to the Promised Land.

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Picking The Right Tire Dressing

Thu, Jan 8, 2015 | Posted by:

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picking_the_right_tire_dressing_thumbnailDressings beautify vinyl, rubber, and plastic with a finishing sheen and often contain protectants to ward off UV damage. Introduced over 20 years ago, Vinyl & Rubber Dressing was the first such product from Griot’s Garage. Since then, we’ve developed a number of others. This article will help you select the best dressings to suit your needs.

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Triple McLaren Fire-Up At Caffeine & Gasoline

Fri, Dec 26, 2014 | Posted by:

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caffeine_gasoline_december_thumbnailThe engines were piercingly loud, the cars undeniably historic. Our 2014 Caffeine & Gasoline cruise-in season went out with a bang… or make that an emphatic roar as we fired up 20 cylinders of McLaren racing glory. In total we conducted two rounds of fire-ups for crowds that were three to four people deep. It was intense.

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Maserati – Celebrating 100 Years Of Motoring Passion

Fri, Dec 12, 2014 | Posted by:

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maserati_thumbnailRacers were daredevils in 1926. Never mind seatbelts, drivers secured their egos, dropped a heavy right foot, and let adrenaline and luck decide the rest. They sat in cockpits that were not only open from above were also open on the sides so they could hang their elbows out to get enough leverage to manhandle outlandishly large steering wheels.

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Nostalgia Dragsters Take Caffeine & Gasoline By Storm

Fri, Dec 5, 2014 | Posted by:

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caffeine_gasoline_november_thumbnailDrag racing is an American pastime and the ’60s were critical in the sport’s evolution from misfit to mainstream. Griot’s Garage celebrated this epic era by featuring nostalgia dragsters at our November 1st Caffeine & Gasoline. The grounds were chock full of wicked rides and plenty of gearheads were on hand to admire them.

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Your 2004 Nissan 350Z Wallpapers Are Here

Tue, Nov 25, 2014 | Posted by:

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wallpapers_2004_nissan_350z_thumbnailThe Z-Car can trace its roots to 1970 and this 2006 example takes full advantage of 44 years of evolution. Our cover car has been enhanced with a hard-hitting C-West kit, Silkroad eight-way adjustable coilovers, and a stout GReddy turbo system. Check out our array of images and add a touch of performance to your desktop.

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Our Favorite Automotive Eye Candy From SEMA

Thu, Nov 13, 2014 | Posted by:

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sema_2014_thumbnailSEMA is where the big dogs come to play. Car designers, tuners, and aftermarket manufacturers all want to be seen and they all need a tricked out vehicle to showcase their prowess. So the show is aisles and aisles of eye candy. We followed the show and, in bantering back and forth, decided to showcase our favorite car picks here.

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Ergo Wave: Why It Rocks!

Wed, Nov 12, 2014 | Posted by:

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ergo_wave_thumbnailAll scrubbers are not created equal. The remarkable versatility of our Ergo Wave Foam Scrubber makes it a true standout. But just how is the Ergo Wave such an accomplished cleaning device while still being gentle enough to use on multiple surfaces? It comes down to premium foam, savvy design, and the products you use.

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France, England Square Off At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Oct 30, 2014 | Posted by:

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caffeine_gasoline_october_thumbnailVeyron for the win! Billed as a showdown between Earl Grey tea and Grey Poupon mustard, our France versus Britain Caffeine & Gasoline event sounded like a bit of stretch on paper. I mean the French cars would be greatly outnumbered, right? But quality trumped quantity to the tune of 1,001 horsepower… Vive la France.

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Project 280SLeeper Part 1: A Mercedes 280SL Gets Prepped For Resurrection

Tue, Oct 28, 2014 | Posted by:

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280SLeeper_thumbnailFollow along as we chronicle the revival of a 1970 Mercedes 280SL. Like a vast, open road that disappears into the horizon it is difficult to image what trials and tribulations await the Benz. As we start this series, the car has been deconstructed, bits and pieces shipped out, and the shell has just returned from the paint shop.

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The Gods Of Gravel Reign At Seattle Global Rallycross

Fri, Oct 3, 2014 | Posted by:

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2014_red_bull_global_rallycross_thumbnailRed Bull Global Rallycross is small car, big power, all-wheel drive, close-quarters racing on slippery dirt and not so slippery tarmac. It’s a blast watching race-built 600 horsepower subcompacts do battle at the Dirtfish Rally School in Snoqualmie, WA. Popular drivers include famed Hoonigan Ken Block, Tanner Foust, and Brian Deegan.

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Italian Cooking At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Sep 30, 2014 | Posted by:

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caffeine_and_gasoline_september_italian_thumbnailDi Vinci would have been impressed with the automotive aesthetic that went down during our Italian Automobili-themed Caffeine & Gasoline event on September 6th. While Ferrari and Lamborghini ruled the roost there were also tons of cool cars bred elsewhere on the European continent as well as the good ole U.S.A to drool over.

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Cars Of Europe Impress At August Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 | Posted by:

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caffeine_and_gasoline_august_european_thumbnailWe were impressed with the collection of outstanding cars that rolled into the Griot’s Garage parking lot as we celebrated Europe’s finest automobiles at our August 2nd Caffeine & Gasoline. Rare, high-end rides from the likes of BMW, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, and Lamborghini dotted the parking lot and concours lawn.

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Virtues Of Our 5.5 Inch Foam Pads Explained

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 | Posted by:

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5_inch_foam_pads_explained_thumbnailBuffing pads are as critical to paint correcting as tires are to a race car’s performance. Like a tire, a pad interacts with a stable surface, impacting how energy is managed including grip, firmness, rigidity, and heat management. All these attributes have a major effect on your paint finishing results, so choosing wisely is imperative.

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