Articles by: Evan

Supercars Pave The Way At April Caffeine & Gasoline®

Supercars Pave The Way At April Caffeine & Gasoline®

Car shows and weather are dramatically opposing forces and they were on a collision course at our April Caffeine & Gasoline event. In what may well have been the biggest downpour in Caffeine & Gasoline® history, we were astonished to see so many people fight Mother Nature and swing by the store.

by 04/18/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Events
Video: Best of Show® Spray Wax

Video: Best of Show® Spray Wax

Keeping your shine alive as you drive is what Best of Show® Spray Wax is all about. This high-tech formula doesn’t just add gloss and luster, it also leaves behind carnauba/polymer wax protection. Great for daily drivers or show contenders, it extends the time between major waxings. Check out the video and see how it works.

by 04/13/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech, Videos
Aasbo Powerslides Papadakis Racing Corolla To Victory In Long Beach

Aasbo Powerslides Papadakis Racing Corolla To Victory In Long Beach

  We did a splash feature of the Papadakis Racing Rockstar Energy Drink / Nexen Tire Toyota Corolla Hatchback on April 3rd. Flash-forward to April 9th and we’re telling you how driver Fredric Aasbo shocked the world by winning the season-opening Formula Drift event on the Streets of Long Beach… the car’s maiden event.

by 04/09/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Racing
Famous Paul Newman Race Cars Displayed Together For First Time

Famous Paul Newman Race Cars Displayed Together For First Time

Built for speed, a collection of 10 cars raced by Paul Newman, who was a legitimate racer before he made famous spaghetti sauce and salad dressings will be the centerpieces at the 8th annual San Marino Motor Classic, a premier Concours d’Elegance held in Southern California.

by 04/06/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, History, Racing
Papadakis Racing Takes All-New 2018 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Drifting

Papadakis Racing Takes All-New 2018 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Drifting

Drift champion Fredric Aasbo will pilot this heavily modified Toyota Corolla Hatchback in the popular Formula Drift series. The AE86 variant of the Corolla, a rear-drive model produced from 1985 to 1987, is regarded as the founding father of drifting in Japan. When it was done on the lowdown up and over remote mountain passes and dubbed touge drifting.

by 04/03/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, Racing
Video: Inside Griot’s Garage – 1959 Cadillac DeVille

Video: Inside Griot’s Garage – 1959 Cadillac DeVille

One of our biggest cover cars, take an inside look at Larry H.’s Series 63 resto mod Caddy from our 2017 run of holiday Handbooks (Cover 440). Its 200 square feet of sheet metal features some of most famous fins to ever grace the open road.

by 03/28/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, Garage Life
Rotary Revealed: Look inside this unique engine

Rotary Revealed: Look inside this unique engine

Someone in the office just scored a Mazda RX8 and we were surfing the web checking out all things rotary and came across this wicked-cool video. From the Warped Performance YouTube channel, the video outlines the inner workings of the rotary so you can see how different it is compared to a piston engine. Be aware, there is also slo-mo footage showing each cycle of the engine that is also really interesting. Check it out and never make a valve adjustment again.  

by 03/26/2018 0 comments Uncategorized
Barn-Found: Golden Sahara II w/ Video

Barn-Found: Golden Sahara II w/ Video

How many wacky kustoms did George Barris build? We all know about the Batmobile, the Monkeys GTO, and the gaggle of morbid yet cool Munster cars. But what is the Golden Sahara II? What happened to the first Golden Sahara? Forget George Barris, we’re thinking hello George Jetson! Based on a 1953 Lincoln Capri, the Golden Sahara II was a technologically futuristic (for the times) kustom that features a Barris signature bubble top, a long slabbed and low-riding chassis, and tons of one-off design elements. The donor car was close to Barris’ heart because it was his daily driver before […]

by 03/24/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, History
Video: Air Foamer Sudsing Gun

Video: Air Foamer Sudsing Gun

Fine tune your foam and your fun with the Griot’s Garage Air Foamer Sudsing Gun. Foam equals safety. The added lubricity that foam brings to the party reduces the chances of wash-induced scratches, uses less wash soap, and sets you up for success in all the ensuing steps you’ll be taking. The Sudsing Gun also makes tons more foam than a typical bucket wash. Powered by your air compressor, the Air Foamer Sudsing Gun features a built-in air regulator and chemical flow valve that gives you total control of the process so you can lay down the perfect amount of suds […]

by 03/22/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech, Uncategorized, Videos
Video: PFM® Detailing Towels

Video: PFM® Detailing Towels

Great for post-wax final wipe-down and buff, car show prep, maintenance at the show, or light dusting any time, our PFM® Detailing Towels are even sized for success. Do you hate it when you’re wiping down your car and the towel crumples or catches and your hand slips off and puts smudges everywhere? Meet the answer. This towel is a unique 16″ x 9″ size provides the perfect combination of thickness and working area when it’s folded in half. Made with leading-edge materials, these PFM® towels feature an innovative long-loop terry weave that safely pulls light dust, dirt, and debris […]

by 03/14/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech, Videos