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Best way to apply a paint sealant

How To Apply A Paint Sealant: The Absolute Best Method

Sure, ceramic coatings are great when used for their intended purpose. But I maintain my opinion that paint sealants and waxes are still worthwhile products. The problem is that paint sealants are often cast away as “yesterday’s news” and they’re constantly living in the shadows of their newer, stronger, and fancier younger brother – the…

TRD Pro Tacoma badge on a Tundra

How to Tell If Your Car Has Single Stage Paint

The other day, I had a conversation with a friend about the paint on an Acura Integra Type R he’s currently restoring. We were discussing how much life could be brought back to the car with a paint correction. Based on the paint’s dull and faded appearance, my first instinct was that it was single…

Car detailing secrets

12 Awesome Detailing Shortcuts (That Actually Work!)

If you’re the type of car owner that loves DIY detailing, you already know how long and tedious the process can be. It takes a lot of effort, some skill, and most importantly, time. Reading any of the usual self-help style finance books will reveal that most of those “gurus” don’t measure wealth in dollars….

Toyota MR2 with Volk Racing SF Challenge wheels

The Ultimate Detailing Dictionary

Have you ever found yourself way in over your head when fellow car guys talk about their favorite detailing products and techniques? This Ultimate Detailing Dictionary is for you. I’ve put together a list of every detailing-related term and abbreviation I can think of and tried my best to explain each one. You might want…

Fabric guard floor mats

How to Apply Fabric Guard to Floor Mats

Interior coatings. Fabric guards. Hydrophobicity. Anti-microbial. These terms can make protecting your interior sound daunting, but it really isn’t. It’s actually quite easy. Today I’m going to share how to apply fabric guard to floor mats (and other fabric surfaces in your car). Normally I like to say that the best way to keep an…

Red MR2 Volk wheels

The Dangers of Chasing Perfection With Paint Correction

If you’re considering a paint correction for your vehicle, read this first! I think it’s safe to say that any of us that are into detailing would love for our cars to be as close to perfect as possible. But sometimes that’s not a realistic (or safe) goal to have. Today I want to talk…

Wolfgang Clay Bar

Stop Using a Clay Bar on a Regular Basis (Do This Instead:)

More and more people are learning how to detail their cars themselves these days. (That’s why you’re here, isn’t it!?) While that’s great, it also means that a few misconceptions are being spread like wildfire. One of those topics of confusion is the use of clay bars. To put it abruptly: stop using a clay…

Different types of detailing towels

Best Microfiber Towels For Detailing: Everything You Need To Know

With so many options on the market, it can be hard to choose the best microfiber towels for detailing. It’s important to understand the different styles and how they work in order for you to decide which ones to buy. I’m going to break some of that info down for you, then share my own…

spray wax on windshield

9 Genius Off Label Uses For Spray Wax

If you enjoy taking care of your vehicles, here’s a helpful tip: you don’t need an entire shelf full of products to be able to make your car look awesome. There are a number of products out there that work great for more than just their intended use. A good spray wax is one of…