Car Care

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
Video: Picking The Right Leather Product For You

Video: Picking The Right Leather Product For You

Got leather? Keeping it in tip-top shape adds style and comfort to your drive while protecting the value of your fine automobile. Get a rundown on our lineup of leather care products from leather rejuvenation to cleaning to regular maintenance. Get the info you need to make an informed leather care decision and some savvy how-to tips.

by 08/25/2017 1 comment Car Care, Tech
Video: Wheel Cleaning Tools

Video: Wheel Cleaning Tools

Wheels are important first-impression makers and we’ve developed innovative wheel cleaning tools that make it easy to standout as you roll up. This video explains the shapes, sizes, angles, and materials used in our wheel brushes, shows you the best microfiber to use, and gives you some tips and tricks to maximize your results.

by 08/18/2017 0 comments Car Care, Tech
Tech: Reviving A Triple-Deuce Intake Manifold With Citrus Multi-Surface Cleaner

Tech: Reviving A Triple-Deuce Intake Manifold With Citrus Multi-Surface Cleaner

  It had been more than half a century since fuel flowed through the Holley triple deuce carburetors. In the decades since, the carbs and the Edelbrock manifold they’re mounted to were stored deep in the garage, giving the grunge plenty of time to gather and take hold. It was time to bring this hardware back into the light.

by 08/11/2017 0 comments Car Care, Car Culture, Tech
Video: Mobile Tool & Power Station

Video: Mobile Tool & Power Station

Take your garage therapy to the next level with this quality garage product. You can store your tools and lock them up, power your tools via 3 outlets, and use the durable rubberized top as a work platform for detailing small parts or whatever your garage therapy demands. This video delivers beyond-the-specs details. Check it out.

by 08/09/2017 0 comments Car Care, Tech