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. Read on…

Steve McQueen’s “Bullitt” Mustang Chase Car Found

Wed, Mar 15, 2017 | Posted by:

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According to the “Los Angeles Times” the star of one of the most famous chase scenes ever put on film, the Highland Green 1968 Mustang Fastback from the movie “Bullitt,” has been found… in Baja California, Mexico. It seems the Ford’s been living ‘La Vida Loca’ south of the border, enjoying carne asada and margaritas for the last 49 years.

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Griot’s Garage Prepped Blue Oval Wins Big In Scottsdale

Tue, Mar 14, 2017 | Posted by:

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leven_thumbnailBruce Leven’s GT51, a vintage racecar inspired 1951 Ford Coupe, took home some hardware at the recent Goodguys Spring Nationals in Scottsdale, Arizona. Bruce’s success was especially meaningful to us because the car was prepped with products from Griot’s Garage.

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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 on a future FAQ video!

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Ferraris For The Win At Caffeine & Gasoline

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 | Posted by:

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For the first time in 2017 the rays of the sun greeted us at our Caffeine & Gasoline® cruise-in car show. The joint was jumpin’ as the place was a buzz with car stories and tuning advice. Donuts are a great way to judge attendance and our 40 dozen was gone in 60 minutes… We could’ve had 80 dozen and still not had any leftovers.

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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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Hot Rods Celebrated At Caffeine & Gasoline

Thu, Feb 9, 2017 | Posted by:

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Saturday, February 4th proved who the hardcore car fans really were. In true northwest fashion the show field was being pelted with rain but the faithful still showed up in surprisingly high numbers. Our monthly Caffeine & Gasoline cruise-in car show featured a theme of hot rods.

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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 products to fit upwardly mobile lifestyles.

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Video: Classic T1 Bus Shames Supercars On The Nurburgring

Fri, Nov 11, 2016 | Posted by:

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The original Volkswagen Bus is a classic among classics with its “V-formation” nose and split windshield. These early buses are becoming expensive dates in the collector car world and many are wondering if rising prices mean falling interest in customization? Nope, and here’s the proof…

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Video: Hydraulic Press Means A Crushing Loss For These Automotive Items

Thu, Nov 10, 2016 | Posted by:

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Destruction, crashing, carnage… gearheads the world over love to see it… hate experiencing it. The Hydraulic Press Channel takes the random nature of the car accident out of the equation and crushes all sorts of items for the ‘shear’ joy of it. See a running two-stroke motor, a piston, and a helmet succumb to 20 tons of max psi.

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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 come true.

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