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Tech: How To Beat The Challenges Of Surface Decontamination

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 | Posted by:

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Decontamination is a buzz word of sorts in the car care world. Creating the purist, deepest clean possible is at its root. Contaminants can be as simple as dust, dirt, and bird droppings or as complex as embedded or sub-surface impurities including tree sap, water spots, bug jerky, and fallout.

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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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Everything You Need To Know About Griot’s Garage Spray-On Detailers

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 | Posted by:

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Living life in the fast lane can make it tough to take care of your car. Hustle and bustle can often trump hose and bucket. Our spray-on detailers are a quick and thorough way to buy time until you’re able to downshift and enjoy some garage therapy washing and waxing your car. We have three […]

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Our Detail Wagen Delivers The Goods At SEMA

Wed, Nov 9, 2016 | Posted by:

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We built the Griot’s Garage World’s Fastest Detail Wagen for the SEMA trade show. Standing out in a sea of flashy cars was a tall order because it would take a keen eye to notice the BMW’s subtle, well-executed customizations. Still, we hoped our two-door M3 wagon conversion would be noticed. Boy, did our dreams […]

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Introducing: Griot’s Garage World’s Fastest Detail Wagen

Mon, Oct 31, 2016 | Posted by:

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Our Detail Wagen is set to make a big splash at SEMA but in order to maximize its impact we’ve had to keep it under wraps for the last 10 months. It’s been excruciating, but the day of reckoning is here. We will quickly rundown the specs but rest assured we have a series of […]

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Headlight Restoration: Clearing Your Way To Safer Driving

Tue, Oct 25, 2016 | Posted by:

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Chalky, hazed, and cloudy headlights add years to the look of your car and can seriously impair your vision. You don’t have to live with them. I just bought my son a Subaru WRX. It was the cheapest, still-running WRX on Craigslist… it had 200,000 miles on the clock and it looked the part. The […]

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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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From Matte To Amazing: An Astonishing Transformation

Fri, Oct 14, 2016 | Posted by:

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We get all manner of customer feedback here at The Garage and photos of customer’s cars rank among our favorites. We recently received some pictures of a transformation so incredible we had to pass them along. They’re from Ted S. of Atlanta, Georgia and here’s what he had to say…

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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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Garage Basics – Air Compressors, Features, Benefits, How They Work

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 | Posted by:

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Compressed air is one of those features that can take your garage to the next level. Having a basic, standard-issue air compressor opens the door to advanced tasks well beyond detailing, increasing the completion speed, the amount of torque you can unleash, and the overall scope of projects you can complete in your home garage.

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Project 280 SLeeper Part 2: Our 1970 Mercedes 280SL Gets Suspended

Tue, Jun 14, 2016 | Posted by:

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The plan for our 1970 Mercedes Benz 280SL calls for a V8 swap and a color change from a boring and unhealthy Tobacco Brown to a much more soothing Blue Gray Metallic and the interior color from brown to red. The parts are back from their various coaters, platers, and blessers… and we are putting […]

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Video: Surface Prep Mitts

Tue, Jun 7, 2016 | Posted by:

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There are numerous advantages to choosing our mitt over a clay bar. The mitt’s unique diamond-patterned polymer surface measures 5 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ and is seven times larger than a 3″ x 3″ clay bar, so you can cover more ground faster. Further the polymer matrix lasts 10 times longer than a clay bar, […]

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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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