How to Clean a Soft Top Convertible

It’s great to own a convertible car and cruise along the coastline or countryside with the top down and the wind in your hair. However, a soft top needs proper care at least twice a year if you don’t want it to deteriorate and fade. Although it’s tempting to quickly drive your convertible through a car wash or blast your soft top with a pressure washer when it’s dirty, that’s not the way to go if…

How To Polish Chrome

There’s one thing that really “sticks out” when you see a valued classic parked next to any modern car: chrome trim. It’s everywhere: bumpers, grille, emblems, striping, wings, interior accents, you name it… It’s that “bling” that makes or breaks a classic car. That’s why you want to polish that chrome once in a while to make your beautiful ride look its best. With the right products and some elbow grease it’s a cost-effective and very rewarding job! We’ll show you 2 easy methods to make your chrome car parts look like a million bucks: by hand or with a polisher.

How To Clean the Inside of a Car Windshield

I think we’ve all been there: After you’ve cleaned your car in the morning, you hit the road when in full sunlight you notice that there are still greasy streaks on the inside of your car’s windshield. No matter what you do, you always seem to make new streaks when you try to remove the old ones. One step forward, two steps back… Trying to solve that issue once and for all, we set out on a quest to find the simplest, most efficient way to get a pristine windshield. Just follow this simple step-by-step guide and this common problem will be a thing of the past.

How To Wax Your Car

Car paint is constantly under attack from the environment: UV light, brake dust, tar, bird poop, tree sap, acid rain, abrasion, hot metal particles from braking, stone and gravel impact, road salt, chemical fall-out,… and the list goes on. These aggressive, destructive conditions will progressively break down your classic’s top coat or paint and…

Essential Car Maintenance Checklist With How-To

In order to keep your car in optimal condition, make it last longer and keep you and your passengers safe, it is important to routinely do essential car maintenance. It’ll minimize car breakdowns, keep down maintenance costs and maximize your car’s resale value. We’ve listed all the things you don’t want to overlook and the things you want to check in order to enhance your overall driving experience and boost your confidence. We’ve also included short and easy how-to’s to guide you in that process.

Top 5 Best Air Compressors for Home Garage 2024

An air compressor is one of the most versatile tools for DIYers as well as professionals. They can power an array of air tools from staplers to large capacity paint guns. They come in handy too when you want to inflate pool stuff, a soccer ball or your vehicle’s tires. However, you want to get the right air compressor that is able to run all the air tools you’re going to use it for, and then some. If you buy an underpowered one, then you won’t be able to run all your tools, or not continuously. On the other hand, if you choose a huge beast that can run all your tools simultaneously all day long without breaking a sweat, it might take up too much space, be impossible to move around and you’ll end up spending way more than you need to. You’ll also want to…

How To Tell the Difference Between Chrome, Stainless Steel and Aluminum

If your car has shiny metal parts, you want them in pristine condition to make your car pop. However, before you start cleaning or polishing any type of shiny “silver metal” trim like bumpers, grilles, strips, wheels, hubcaps,…, it’s essential to first determine which is which so you can use the right products and techniques to…

Top 5 Best Car Cleaning Kits 2024

We always look forward to bringing out our car cleaning kit to get all of that dust and grime off our cars and make them shine like a diamond. Passionate car people will relate to that. There’s nothing more satisfying than that first drive in a freshly washed and detailed car. However, there’s more to cleaning a car than wiping it clean with an old sponge, some dish soap and a random towel. You want to use the right products and techniques so you don’t scratch your car paint. The aggressive degreasing action of that multipurpose product won’t bring out that deep shine you crave either. With this random stuff, you’re likely to achieve the opposite effect and make your car…