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Mythbusting Car Waxes For Dark Colors – Don’t Fill Imperfections, Eliminate Them

Mythbusting Car Waxes For Dark Colors – Don’t Fill Imperfections, Eliminate Them

Editor’s Note – This is the third of a series of articles on paint care myths. 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. He’s dispelling misconceptions… today’s myth… waxes made for dark colors.

by 07/24/2017 4 comments Car Care, Car Culture, Events
Video: Vinyl & Rubber Dressing

Video: Vinyl & Rubber Dressing

Vinyl & Rubber Dressing will produce professional results on interiors, exterior trim, tires, and the plastic and rubber engine parts. See how it dries on your tires leaving behind a smooth satin finish and how it’s a perfect finishing touch on your dash and door panels without that goopy gloss left behind by other dressings.

by 07/21/2017 0 comments Videos
Mercedes-Benz To Produce Pickup Truck, Meet The X-Class

Mercedes-Benz To Produce Pickup Truck, Meet The X-Class

In a better-late-than-never move Mercedes is jumping into the pickup truck game, becoming the only German automaker currently producing a pick-em-up. Before you get your engines revving too much, it is unclear if this rig will be bound for American shores or a Euro-only proposition. The X-Class certainly has the look.

by 07/20/2017 0 comments Car Culture, Cars
Ken Block’s Coyote-Swapped Classic Bronco

Ken Block’s Coyote-Swapped Classic Bronco

We’ve all heard stories of husbands buying their wife a power drill for her birthday or wives getting their hubby a foot bath for his birthday. We are wondering if such a scenario is playing out in the Ken Block household as the head hoonigan has gifted his wife a Coyote-swapped classic Bronco.

by 07/19/2017 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, Star Cars, Sweet Builds
Mythbusting Microfiber – Quality Matters, Demand The Best

Mythbusting Microfiber – Quality Matters, Demand The Best

Editor’s Note – This is the second of a series of articles on paint care myths. 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. He’s dispelling misconceptions… this time, all microfiber is NOT created equal.

by 07/14/2017 3 comments Car Care, Tech
July Caffeine & Gasoline Celebrates American Muscle

July Caffeine & Gasoline Celebrates American Muscle

We are keeping House of Donuts in business. Our July 1 Caffeine & Gasoline required 70 dozen to satisfy the sweet teeth of the throngs of enthusiasts in attendance. That’s right 840 of the holey cakes of joy passed hands. The donuts and untold gallons of coffee fueled the conversations from the Indy Café to the Concours Lawn.

by 07/10/2017 0 comments Car Culture, Events
Video: BOSS™ Finishing Papers

Video: BOSS™ Finishing Papers

BOSS™ Finishing Papers are designed for the absolute toughest, most severe above and below surface paint defects. It removes defects like dirt nibs, dust, insects, paint texture, runs, and sags following paint refinishing. It can also be used for removal of severe defects prior to paint correction on OEM finishes.

by 07/07/2017 0 comments Videos
Event Coverage: Shinefest Pride & Perfection Car Show

Event Coverage: Shinefest Pride & Perfection Car Show

Thanks to our third Griot’s Garage Shinefest car show, the Fourth of July weekend got off to a great start. The July 2nd show was the middle of the season and cars in attendance continued to impress. We have two more shows on the docket; August 27 and September 3. Here are the results from last Sunday.

by 07/03/2017 0 comments Car Culture, Events
Auto Display Car Feature: 1978 Porsche 930

Auto Display Car Feature: 1978 Porsche 930

The 930 is one of the most blatant examples of the trickle-down theory where race car technology is adapted for street cars intended for public consumption. During the late ’60s Stuttgart integrated turbo performance into its racing program and when they needed a homologation car, the dominoes that led to the 930 began to fall.

by 06/30/2017 0 comments Cars
Swap Madness: Old School Opel Kadett Gets A Turbo Honda J-Series V6

Swap Madness: Old School Opel Kadett Gets A Turbo Honda J-Series V6

Here’s a Kadett worthy of a salute. It’s a 1979 Opel Kadett coming at us from Hokksund, Norway. The car and its innovative swap were executed by OakHeart Racing. The diminutive coupe had been motivated by a turbocharged Volvo inline-four but has recently taken a side trip to the land of the Rising Sun.

by 06/28/2017 0 comments Car Culture, Cars