Car Care

Video: Black Shine High Gloss Tire Gel

Video: Black Shine High Gloss Tire Gel

Tires deserve to look good too. The trick is to balance the amount of luster you want and get proper protection against rain, road grime, and the sun’s harmful rays. We developed Black Shine High Gloss Tire Gel to create a darker, uniform color and add a durable, glossy shine to your tires.

by 05/02/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech
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
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 1 comment 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
Tech: How To Extend The Life Of Your Pads

Tech: How To Extend The Life Of Your Pads

Take care of your pads and they’ll take care of you. After receiving some customer feedback concerning pad life and how to extend it, we have come up with a few tips and tricks you can use to keep your pads humming along at full effectiveness and make them stay in top shape longer.

by 03/10/2018 1 comment Car Care, Tech
Tech: Rinseless & Waterless Washing Options & Techniques

Tech: Rinseless & Waterless Washing Options & Techniques

Having fun in your garage is more enjoyable when you’re making the most out of the time you spend with your car. Washing is a critical step in car care and we have harnessed the latest chemistry to develop low- and no-water methods of car washing that deliver a safe, effective, and fast wash.

by 02/27/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech
Video: 3″ Random Orbital Upgrades

Video: 3″ Random Orbital Upgrades

Get some tips and tricks on how to upgrade the performance of your Griot’s Garage 3″ Random Orbital. See how changing pad thickness and foam density delivers more energy transfer and more correcting capability, how using a smaller pad provides more focused correcting ability, and how stepping up to a larger pad gives you more panel coverage.

by 02/01/2018 0 comments Car Care, Videos
Video: Premium Carnauba Paste Wax

Video: Premium Carnauba Paste Wax

Our Premium Carnauba Paste Wax produces the highest level of carnauba protection, creating paint protection that’s easy to see. Easy to apply, its hydrophobic technology forms a “non-wettable” surface so the water beads actually curve into themselves for less surface contact. The surface is so smooth the water just glides right off.

by 12/01/2017 0 comments Car Care, Reviews, Videos
Road Trippin’ In A Just-Bought 1972 Mercedes Benz 280SE

Road Trippin’ In A Just-Bought 1972 Mercedes Benz 280SE

So, to pick up this story from my holiday handbook column. My son Phillip and I were driving home from LA and my itchy trigger finger led to the eBay purchase of this 1972 280SE 4.5 from a gas station off the freeway in San Jose, California. We’ve just laid eyes on the car and are about to get back on the road.

by 11/12/2017 4 comments Car Care, Car Culture
Mythbusting – All Buffers Burn Paint

Mythbusting – All Buffers Burn Paint

Editor’s Note – This is the fourth of a series of articles that addresses paint care misconceptions. Jason Mathews has been burning up the highway for 20 years as our National Events Manager. He has more one-on-one face time with our customers than anyone else in the company. So he’s heard it all. Today, it’s “all buffers burn paint.”

by 10/18/2017 2 comments Car Care, Tech