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Can This Paint Live Again? Rejuvenating a 1940 Chevrolet Deluxe

A lot happened in 1940: The first McDonald’s hamburger stand opened in Pasadena, CA; Charlie Chaplin’s “The Great Dictator” hit the box offices; the Battle of Britain marked Hitler’s first defeat in World War II; Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected for his third term as President of the United States; and, of course,Chevrolet announced a completely […]

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Tesla Model X: Improving on Perfection

Last week we had the privilege of caring for a brand new Tesla Model X. Here are the phases of work we did on this vehicle to ensure a stunning appearance and stalwart protection. Decontaminate Our decontamination phase included three steps. First, we sprayed the exterior with Optimum FerreX , a solution that dissolves ferrous […]

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Fabric Convertible Roof Protection

Our new car protection includes protection of the leather and fabric along with painted surfaces. In the attached image the roof of a Porsche Boxter S is being protected to shed water and contaminants that would bond to it, thereby reducing it’s lifetime. This protectant also contains UV inhibitors that will help to keep this […]

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2017 Porsche Receives Our Exclusive New Car Protection Package

We had the thrill of protecting this Porsche Macan GTS this past week. This included the installation of Xpel Ultimate Paint Protection Film to protect against rock chips and other contaminants, LLumar Ceramic window tint to protect against glare and harmful UVA and UVB rays while keeping the car 51% cooler, and to top it […]

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Is Car Window Tint Applied on the Interior or Exterior Glass ?

Oftentimes we are asked by our clients if window tint is applied to the exterior or interior of the windows. Automotive window tint is in fact applied to the interior glass of the cars window. This installation is carried out after being heat formed on the exterior to accommodate the curvature of the glass. The […]

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2014 Honda CR-V Windows Tinted

Most new SUV’s and trucks come from the dealership with darkened rear windows. Many people assume these windows offer the benefits of aftermarket window tinting, but they are actually privacy glass, and lack the same UV and heat rejection qualities as a premium window tint. When Sandy bought her 2014 Honda CR-V in Mountain Air Metallic, […]

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Tesla Model S upgraded with Llumar Air80 ceramic window tint

This 2016 Tesla Model S 85D came in to have window film and paint protection film applied. We applied LLumar AIR80 to all windows except the windshield, this film is virtually clear with a slight blue color. It lets through 78% of light while also reducing solar energy transmission by 43% , glare by 13% , and rejects […]

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