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  • I Found The Best Vacuum For Detailing: Ridgid 5hp [UPDATED]

    I Found The Best Vacuum For Detailing: Ridgid 5hp [UPDATED]

    I’ve been detailing cars with this Ridgid vacuum both professionally and as a hobbyist for over 6 years now. Needless to say, I’ve put it through its paces. In this article, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on its performance as well as how it’s holding up. Any popular wet/dry vacuum can technically get the job…

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  • I Found The Best Leaf Blower For Drying Your Car

    I Found The Best Leaf Blower For Drying Your Car

    Most of the leaf blowers on the market will do a decent job of drying your car. You don’t need to spend a ton of time picking one out. More power is always better in this case though. My personal favorite leaf blower: In my opinion, the Worx WG520 is the best leaf blower for…

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  • All-In-One Polish vs a One Step Correction: The Difference

    All-In-One Polish vs a One Step Correction: The Difference

    An All-in-one polish (AIO) and a one step paint correction might sound like the same thing, but they’re not. Both involve machine polishing your paint. The products used, technique applied and time spent are very different though. An AIO polish is exactly what it sounds like – it includes both correction and protection in one…

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  • The Difference Between A Rinseless and Waterless Wash

    The Difference Between A Rinseless and Waterless Wash

    For decades, there has only been one way to wash a vehicle – with soap and a mitt. We now have some new options to safely wash a vehicle. That begs the question: what’s the difference between a rinseless wash and waterless wash? A waterless wash comes in a spray bottle and is applied to…

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  • My Optimum No Rinse Review (Plus 7 Alternate Uses!)

    My Optimum No Rinse Review (Plus 7 Alternate Uses!)

    I have been reviewing and testing Optimum No Rinse in many different situations for the last 6+ years. I’ve found what it’s good at, where it comes up short, and 7 helpful alternate uses that can save you money. Optimum No Rinse Overview Optimum No Rinse (or ONR for short) is the pioneer of rinseless…

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  • Are Fox 2.0 Shocks Any Good? My 5-Year, 50,000 KM Review

    Are Fox 2.0 Shocks Any Good? My 5-Year, 50,000 KM Review

    More than 5 years ago, I decided to take a chance on a lesser known model of Fox suspension on my Toyota 4runner. At the time, not many people were talking about the Fox 2.0 coilovers so I gave them a shot. After more than 50,000 km of daily driving, mountain biking, towing a trailer…

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  • STOP Using Leather Conditioner – Use This Instead:

    STOP Using Leather Conditioner – Use This Instead:

    I often get asked what the best leather conditioner for your car is. My answer might not be what you’d expect because it isn’t actually a “conditioner” at all! As a society, we’ve been taught that cheap cars have cloth seats, and expensive ones have leather. We’re also charged a premium for leather when we…

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  • How To Restore Yellow Headlights: A 9-Step Guide

    How To Restore Yellow Headlights: A 9-Step Guide

    Yellow headlights can be restored as long as they are made of plastic and not glass. The failed UV coating that causes the yellowing needs to be removed with sandpaper, then the headlights can be polished back to clarity. This can typically be done within an hour. We can do this job the same way…

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