Bio...the short version: I am a 45 year old Professional Detailer, technical writer, and educator for the automotive and motorcycle industries. I have interests in high-end audio and video, I'm a huge college football fan, I enjoy speedskating when I have time, I am married with 2 kids, and have 4 cats and a dog!
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Category Archives: Concours
The RUPES Big Foot Random Orbital Polisher tackle severe paint issues on this Ferrari 458 Italia Spider, and polishes it to a level well beyond what most people have ever seen before! Continue reading
The rare 288 GTO was the first of the Ferrari “Supercars”…follow along as we go through a 40-hour paint correction detail in a 6-minute video! Continue reading
Esoteric Auto Detail has just moved into a new, state of the art facility in New Albany, Ohio! Continue reading
Take a beautiful Ferrari 458 Italia, have Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail in Columbus, Ohio perform a 15-25 hour Restorative Detail on it and what do you get? Well according to some on Ferrari Chat, you get “The 458 Cooperider Special”! Continue reading
Heavy paint correction has always been done by the standard in the industry – the rotary polisher with an aggressive compound. But with all of the technological breakthroughs in pads and compounds designed specifically for the Dual Action (DA) polisher, is the death of compounding via rotary imminent? Continue reading
This award-winning Fiat 2000 show-car was covered in the worst case of industrial paint overspray I’ve ever seen while sitting in a storage facility. The video goes through the correction process and shows the before and after comparisons from the 4-day long overspray removal and concours preparation. Continue reading
Everybody remembers Hollywood’s version of the Batmobile in the epic 1989 film Batman starring Michael Keaton, but what if you were to build a real version powered by a real turbine engine? Well that’s exactly what Casey Putsch of Putsch Racing did, and I’ve never seen another car that draws the attention that this street legal Batmobile gets everywhere it goes! Continue reading
Concours-level show cars are things of beauty, but as we take a closer look, we typically find that they are far from the level of refinement than they could and should be. So the question is…why do show cars look so bad? Continue reading
How far will a true auto aficionado go for the finest Ferrari detailing services available? Well this Challenge Stradale traveled 1300 miles via enclosed transport from Texas to Ohio to have Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail put it through a 25 hour treatment. See the results with plenty of before and after images. Continue reading