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Video: Detailing Tip: Different Types Of Polishing

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 | Posted by:

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Do I polish by hand or machine? Do I use a one-step synthetic polish or a two-step approach that features a correcting polish for more severe blemishes and a follow-up polish that refines the surface in preparation for the application of a wax or sealant? Enlightenment awaits.

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Video: Car Jacking With Our 2-Ton Floor Jack

Wed, Feb 22, 2017 | Posted by:

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Our feature laden floor jack sports a three-inch saddle clearance, giving it the lowest profile in the world yet is capable of lifting 4,000 pounds to a height of 20 inches. Got a slammed ride? No problem. See this jack in action in one of our more entertaining, higher energy videos.

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Video: Selecting A Wax

Fri, Dec 16, 2016 | Posted by:

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This video is stuffed to the gills with useful information and detailing tips concerning the differences between wax types in terms of ingredients, color refinement, and the durability of the protection they provide. You’ll get insider information on how to pick the one that’s right for the paint on your car. Check it out.

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Video: Cadillac of Creepers

Tue, Dec 13, 2016 | Posted by:

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One of our legacy products, the Cadillac of Creepers has nine generations of evolutionary advancement under its wheels. If you are like us and appreciate those lowdown and dirty jobs like oil and filter changes, greasing, suspension adjustments, and brake inspections, you’ll understand the importance of a plush-padded creeper. Meet the best.

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Video: Nurburgring Fails – See Dream Drives Come To A Crashing End

Sat, Oct 29, 2016 | Posted by:

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We all want to live the dream… pushing a high-performance car to its limits on a legendary track with a Formula 1 pedigree like the Nurburgring. But with the hammer down in the name of glory much can go wrong and often does. Check out this fail footage and see some happy times come to […]

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Video: PFM Dual Weave Glass Towel

Thu, Oct 20, 2016 | Posted by:

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  The keys to pristine glass are revealed in this in-depth how-to video. Our two-sided PFM Dual Weave Glass Towel combines our exclusive, super absorbent PFM terry weave and tight-weave microfiber designed especially for glass. The tips and tricks showcased in the video ensure dirty glass has met its match!

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Video: Black Shine Trim Restorer

Thu, Oct 6, 2016 | Posted by:

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A trimmed out vehicle makes a louder statement than one with neglected trim. Detailed trim just shows an additional level of attention to detail and signifies the owner really cares about his ride. So if your trim is off its game or you want to keep it on top we’d like to introduce you to […]

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Video: Slim LED Work Light

Thu, Jul 21, 2016 | Posted by:

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This wand-style COB LED features a thumbwheel on/off dial that offers variable intensity adjustment up to the light’s 410 lumens max output. The unit’s 3/8-inch thick lighting element is shaped like a blade so you can really maneuver it into cramped, tucked away, and otherwise inaccessible spaces.

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Video: PFM Terry Weave Drying Towel

Thu, May 26, 2016 | Posted by:

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This towel is a Griot’s Garage exclusive. We searched for the most advanced microfiber weave we could find and, in the process, introduced a new kind of microfiber to the automotive industry. The innovation is the terry weave, more precisely the density and length of the loops used in the weave. A longer nap means […]

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Triple McLaren Fire-Up At Caffeine & Gasoline

Fri, Dec 26, 2014 | Posted by:

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The 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 […]

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The Stomach-Turningest Helmet Cam Video You’ll See Today

Tue, Feb 7, 2012 | Posted by:

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Go-Pro’s little Hero camera has sparked a revolution in video for professional daredevils, amateur hoons, and everyone between. Everything looks faster, cooler, more dangerous in POV. While the YouTube comments suggest some disbelief, I happen to believe this knife-edge ridge ride video is real. Take a look and judge for yourself!

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Riding Dirty: Global RallyCross Twin Peaks

Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | Posted by:

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Seems we’ve developed something of a reputation; Griot’s Garage likes clean cars. Fair enough. But when we recently had the chance to see high-horsepower rally cars battling door-to-door in the dirt, there was no way we were going to miss it. Armed with cameras and a love of anything that rolls (or flies) on rubber, […]

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Some say heaven is a lot like this.

Tue, Oct 19, 2010 | Posted by:

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The E30 BMW M3 was a dominant force in late 1980’s racing. Winning more road races than any other in model history is quite a feat. Watch Patrick Snijers pilot this M3 in the Manx Rally. He is always close to the edge, but the car holds on. Videos like this make it easy to […]

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Fire-Up! Vintage McLaren Edition

Mon, Aug 16, 2010 | Posted by:

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With the Auto Display in the new Griot’s Garage HQ (have you seen this place?), we constantly have amazing cars on display for everyone to see. On rare occasions like today, we actually get to hear (and feel) some of these babies fire up. Today’s treat, vintage McLaren. Check out a quick description of the […]

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Porsche Speedster Gets a Lift

Fri, Jul 9, 2010 | Posted by:

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When Griot’s Garage President, Mark Greene, told me a generous customer was allowing us to showcase his 1957 Porsche Speedster, I was ecstatic. When he told me where he wanted the car displayed… I was floored. It’s not every day you see an automobile like this. And I bet you’ve never seen one hoisted 12 […]

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