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Tech: Down & Dirty Metal Polishing Tips

Tech: Down & Dirty Metal Polishing Tips

Polishing metal is a challenging and rewarding job. How much of challenge depends on your starting point… but bringing a weary and neglected part back to life also reaps the biggest rewards. I recently ran through the metal polishing minefield and have some tips and tricks that may help you produce great results, save time by reducing trial and error, and have more fun in your garage.

by 07/16/2019 0 comments Garage Life, Tech
Video: Spray-And-Wipe Detailer Comparison

Video: Spray-And-Wipe Detailer Comparison

Speed Shine is a long-time customer favorite while Best of Show Detailer is relatively new to the game. Both these products excel at quick clean ups, dusting, and general paint maintenance between full-service washes but they each have their own personalities.

by 06/20/2019 0 comments Car Care, Videos
Video: Detailing Swabs

Video: Detailing Swabs

  These detailing swabs have been a big hit… and why not they are so versatile and effective, what’s not to love about them. We’ve hijacked these high-tech swabs from the cleanrooms of the semiconductor industry.

by 06/18/2019 0 comments Car Care, Videos
Video: Foaming Metal Detailer

Video: Foaming Metal Detailer

Looking for an awesome way to liven up your metal. Foaming Metal Detailer is a fast-acting, foam-and-wipe detailer that removes smudges and grime while enhancing the shine of any and all bare metal surfaces.

by 06/14/2019 0 comments Car Care, Videos
Video: Foaming Tire Cleaner

Video: Foaming Tire Cleaner

Tires are tough cookies. They attract and hang onto all kinds of contaminants. Road grime, brake dust, mud, and blooming (the brown discoloration that appears on sidewalls) all conspire to make your tires look dull and dissatisfying. Foaming Tire Cleaner was developed to conquer these stubborn malcontents. This video illustrates how the sizzling power of foam cuts through the grunge and prepares your rolling stock for a beautifying coat of tire dressing. Enjoy.

by 05/02/2019 0 comments Car Care, Videos
Video: Cotton and Microfiber Dusters

Video: Cotton and Microfiber Dusters

The duster is a classic tool that’s been a trusted partner in enthusiast’s detailing toolboxes for decades. As tried-and-proven as they are, these implements have been improved with technology. We offer two… a paraffin wax infused cotton duster and two outfitted with microfiber… a standard sized on and a mini duster. This video runs you through the features and benefits of each one, how to get the most out of them, as well as when and where to use them.

by 03/26/2019 0 comments Car Care, Tech, Videos
LS Lessons: General Motors LS Series V8 Spotter’s Guide

LS Lessons: General Motors LS Series V8 Spotter’s Guide

The LS series of General Motors V8s started life powering the C5 Corvette in 1997 so it’s easy to see how they have become the most-swapped American V8 on the road. LS swaps are not only the order of the day for resto-modded muscle cars but are also becoming prevalent with Japanese imports on the street and Formula Drift circuit. Contemplating a swap? Wondering when and where do your source you LS ponies? Here’s a quick guide to help you navigate this small-block landscape.

by 03/20/2019 0 comments Car Culture, Sweet Builds, Tech
Video: Orbital Brush Replacement

Video: Orbital Brush Replacement

Random Orbitals are stout machines that will deliver years of faithful car polishing. They do have some maintenance needs… the biggest being replacing the brushes in the electric motor. This video outlines the steps you need to take to replace the brushes in your 6″ Random Orbital. Clear and precise close ups walk you through the process, ensuring you can handle the job with ease.

by 03/18/2019 0 comments Tech, Videos
Explained: Formula 1 Steering Wheel Controls

Explained: Formula 1 Steering Wheel Controls

Are Formula 1 drivers moving too fast to looking all the way to a dash for information? Perhaps… this explains why pertinent information and vehicle controls are coming from steering wheel-mounted displays. These things can be disconnected, carried around like a lap top… heck they have more computing power than laptops, and programmed like a laptop. It begs the question… Are we talking about steering wheels with computers or a computer that steers?

by 03/14/2019 0 comments Car Culture, Racing, Tech
Video: Best of Show® Wash & Wax

Video: Best of Show® Wash & Wax

Got a dirty daily driver? Here’s a great way to get a deep clean and a stunning shine in one easy step. The thick formula in Best of Show® Wash & Wax creates fluffy, long-lasting suds that safely remove dirt and stubborn road grime while leaving behind a layer of high-quality carnauba wax protection. This video shows how it reveals the color, depth, and clarity of your paint every time you wash your car.

by 03/11/2019 0 comments Tech, Videos