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Rensselaer Motorsport Shines Bright

Fri, Apr 14, 2017 | Posted by:

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Rensselaer Motorsport is a team of volunteer students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York that spends nine months each year designing, manufacturing, and testing a small open-wheeled race car. We are proud to be part of the team.

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From Oxidation To Adulation: Another Astonishing Transformation

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 | Posted by:

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  Customer feedback comes in all shapes and sizes. In this case it came in the form of Rod J.’s 1987 Chevy pickup. He attended our recent Caffeine & Gasoline show, grabbed the ear of one of our staffers, and sang the praises of how our products revived his truck’s tired, sunbaked paint. Here’s what […]

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Battery & System Tester: The Easy Way To Trace Electrical Gremlins

Sat, Apr 1, 2017 | Posted by:

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Starting problems happen. We’ve all been there… turn the key and you’re greeted by a distinctive rapid clicking sound or utter silence, not the vroom you were hoping for. There’s a gremlin in your starting electrics but how do you pinpoint the problem? Enter the Griot’s Garage Battery & System Tester.

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Video: Heavy-Duty Wheel Cleaner

Fri, Mar 31, 2017 | Posted by:

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It can be tough keeping pace with dirty wheels. Some of you are burdened with brake pads that dust like a blizzard and blacken your wheels, some live in wet environs that invite grime to stick to your wheels like an adhesive, and some of us deal with a mix of both scenarios. Our Heavy-Duty […]

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Video: Protecting Vital Fabrics From The Sun, Water, And Stains

Fri, Mar 17, 2017 | Posted by:

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Fabrics are all over our cars… inside on seats, door panels, headliners, carpets, and more and outside woven into convertible tops. So protecting fabric is a critical task. We have developed a great, easy-to-use product that beads water, guards against fading due to the sun’s UV rays, and provides excellent stain resistance.

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Video: A Cavalcade of Car Care Questions

Wed, Mar 8, 2017 | Posted by:

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Got car care questions? Here are a few videos of our own FAQs. These were taken from the Q&A page of our website but if the videos inspire you to ask a question yourself please do so in the comment section below. We will get you a quick answer and your inquiry may end up […]

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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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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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