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1994 Toyota Supra Gets Detailed to Perfection, Does Celebratory Burnouts
1994 Toyota Supra Gets Detailed to Perfection, Does Celebratory Burnouts

3 Feb 2023, 19:13 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / If you get your hands on an MkIV Supra, odds are that it is not going to be as clean as it was when it left the showroom. This is what detailing can do

 
1978 Mercedes-Benz SLC Gets First Wash in 16 Years, New Owner Already Loves It
1978 Mercedes-Benz SLC Gets First Wash in 16 Years, New Owner Already Loves It

27 Jan 2023, 17:29 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / This is what a professional detailing can do to an otherwise abandoned classic car. A V8-engined Mercedes-Benz gets saved with a proper cleaning

 
1985 BMW 535 Gets Saved From the Crusher, Full Detailing Transforms It
1985 BMW 535 Gets Saved From the Crusher, Full Detailing Transforms It

13 Jan 2023, 17:55 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / After spending more than 10 years in the open on a building that was set to be demolished, this BMW 535i was meant to go to the crusher. This is its rescue

 
This Is How Long It Takes to Damage Automotive Paint With a Polishing Machine
This Is How Long It Takes to Damage Automotive Paint With a Polishing Machine

6 Jan 2023, 17:36 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / In case you had no idea that a vehicle may be worse off after a cheap detailing, we suggest you take a seat before you read this any further

 
2008 Honda CBR600RR Super Bike With Race-Winning Pedigree Gets Detailed
2008 Honda CBR600RR Super Bike With Race-Winning Pedigree Gets Detailed

30 Dec 2022, 15:48 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Some race-winning vehicles do not continue to race, but end up getting exhibited in private collections. This is how you clean one of those bikes

 
1910 Stanley Steamer Gets Detailed and Reveals Specific Challenges
1910 Stanley Steamer Gets Detailed and Reveals Specific Challenges

19 Dec 2022, 15:14 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Detailing a vehicle that was designed at the beginning of the previous century has different challenges. These are the most important ones

 
A Man Restores a 1996 Volvo 850 R That Was Abandoned for Five Years To Surprise His Wife
A Man Restores a 1996 Volvo 850 R That Was Abandoned for Five Years To Surprise His Wife

26 Nov 2022, 15:14 UTC · By: Codrin Spiridon / Nothing says "I love you" more than restoring a 1996 Volvo 850 R that was abandoned in the woods for five years, to relive a first date in a nostalgia trip

 
Frozen Berry Porsche 718 Spyder Gets Its First Wash Ever, Impresses Its Owner
Frozen Berry Porsche 718 Spyder Gets Its First Wash Ever, Impresses Its Owner

18 Nov 2022, 17:05 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / If you are looking for a Hate-it-or-Love-it build, look no further than this one. A Frozen Berry Porsche 718 Spyder that has been modified straight-up

 
1991 Mercedes-Benz Estate Gets First Wash in a Decade, Detailed Back to Life
1991 Mercedes-Benz Estate Gets First Wash in a Decade, Detailed Back to Life

21 Oct 2022, 20:56 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / There is a small group of car enthusiasts who have a strong passion for station wagons. These are incredibly practical, and this one is stylish even today

 
This 1978 Mercedes 300CD Is Brought Back to Life After a Decade of Sitting Outside
This 1978 Mercedes 300CD Is Brought Back to Life After a Decade of Sitting Outside

24 Sep 2022, 13:32 UTC · By: Mircea Mazuru / With the help of Ammo NYC's thorough detailing, the mud-filled 1978 Mercedes 300CD gets a second chance at life after spending a decade outdoors

 
1990 Mazda Miata With 1,500 Miles Gets Full Detailing, Is Set to Be Sold
1990 Mazda Miata With 1,500 Miles Gets Full Detailing, Is Set to Be Sold

26 Aug 2022, 17:39 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Someone bought a brand new Miata in 1990 and only drove it for 1,500 miles, but never got the top down. Now, it will be for sale, but only after it gets cleaned

 
1991 Volvo 240 Gets First Wash After Spending the Last 15 Years in a Forest
1991 Volvo 240 Gets First Wash After Spending the Last 15 Years in a Forest

12 Aug 2022, 16:42 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Pro tip: if you leave your Volvo 240 in the woods for more than a decade, you will have a tough time cleaning it. This is what it might look like if you do

 
A Day of Detailing Before Selling Your Car Can Make All the Difference, Video Shows
A Day of Detailing Before Selling Your Car Can Make All the Difference, Video Shows

17 May 2022, 09:46 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Selling a vehicle without cleaning it beforehand is the worst idea in the world, for you, as a seller. Detailing it is on the opposite side, and here's why

 
Audi Coupe Gets Sold for Almost Four Times Its Price After a Thorough Detailing
Audi Coupe Gets Sold for Almost Four Times Its Price After a Thorough Detailing

6 May 2022, 16:19 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / There is a big difference between a dirty barn find and a clean car that does not run. The latter might fetch significantly more money when you sell it

 
1950 MG TD Barn Find Gets Its First Wash in 34 Years, It Has an Emotional Story
1950 MG TD Barn Find Gets Its First Wash in 34 Years, It Has an Emotional Story

15 Apr 2022, 15:38 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Sometimes, life just gets in the way, and you never get to fixing that car you left in the barn. This is what it looks like to clean one after 34 years

 
1986 Ferrari 328 GTS Gets Its First Wash in Six Years, It's Like a Breath of Fresh Air
1986 Ferrari 328 GTS Gets Its First Wash in Six Years, It's Like a Breath of Fresh Air

25 Mar 2022, 14:53 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / After six years in a shed full of landscaping tools, this Ferrari 328 GTS gets another shot at life thanks to detailing expert Larry Kosilla. It's almost magic

 
2008 Jeep Wrangler Gets First Wash After Five Years, It's a Disaster Detail
2008 Jeep Wrangler Gets First Wash After Five Years, It's a Disaster Detail

11 Mar 2022, 19:00 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Leaving your vehicle in the woods for more than the duration of a camping trip is a bad idea. As you will see in this video, this is what happens to it

 
1988 Porsche 928 S4 Gets First Wash in 15 Years, It's Soothing to Watch
1988 Porsche 928 S4 Gets First Wash in 15 Years, It's Soothing to Watch

18 Feb 2022, 17:59 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Can you imagine owning a Porsche and forgetting it somewhere? What about next to your house? Well, this is what one looks like after 15 years of neglect