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Audi vehicle testing

Audi vehicle testing

What does it take for a car to become an Audi? It takes determination that knows no limits. It takes 2.5 million test km a year. Searing heat. Torrential rain. 300 km per hour wind. Salt. 100% humidity. An aging process that ads 12 years in just 19 weeks. All Audi models [Read More]

Car Paint Maintenance: Paint Correction

Car Paint Maintenance: Paint Correction

Youtube video description: “Paint correction is one of the most difficult—and most satisfying—detailing skills to master. In this episode, we show how to restore paint that’s been damaged as a result of poor washing habits. The techniques we review can be [Read More]

Car Paint Maintenance: Common mistakes

Car Paint Maintenance: Common mistakes

“After detailing thousands of cars, I’ve noticed some of the small mistakes that can make a big difference in your car’s appearance. Often it’s knowing what to avoid that is most important for protecting the condition of your car. Less can be more, [Read More]

Car Paint Maintenance: Matt Paint

Car Paint Maintenance: Matt Paint

“This week on DRIVE CLEAN, we take a tour of BMW’s North American Headquarters in Woodcliff Lake New Jersey to discuss their “Frozen” matte paint and to identity how it differs from traditional clear-coat finishes. Matthew Russell, president of the [Read More]

Car Paint Maintenance: Clay

Car Paint Maintenance: Clay

“Detailing clay was first use in the mid-80’s in Japan and not introduced to the US until early 90’s. Japanese body shops found that a mixture of various “sticky” resins would remove the over-spray from the surface of the paint without the use [Read More]

Car Paint Maintenance: Washing

Car Paint Maintenance: Washing

“Washing your car has been a Sunday morning tradition for every car fanatic since the day they got their learners permit. Over the years of maintaining some of the rarest cars in the world, we discovered not only washing your car improperly, but drying your car [Read More]

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