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Opti-Coat Pro on Jaguar F-Type

Because New Cars Should Look New, and Stay Looking New

You’re probably excited about what your car will look like when it rolls off the dealer’s lot. It should be clear, glossy, flawless. In reality, that is unlikely; at least the flawless part. While your brand new car may be clean and free from dirt or grime, the paint has likely already taken a beating during […]

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A 1940 Chevrolet Deluxe during paint correction.

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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Restoring the Shine of a Classic Porsche

It is a great honor and pleasure to be the owner of a beautiful, classic vehicle. However, your joy in ownership is significantly diminished when the exterior of your classic car is in lackluster condition. This 1974 Porsche 911S came to us in great form for its age, but its Bali blue paint was starting to dim. Through […]

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The Downfall of Black Cars: Swirls and Scratches and How to Fix Them

Many of our clients with black cars are concerned about fine scratches and swirl marks in their car’s paint finish. This can be caused by several factors, such as improper washing technique, filthy or worn rags, dirty wash solution, and improper waxing or polishing techniques. To reduce the risk of these variables we wash all […]

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