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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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
Todd Cooperider and DJ Mayo team up once again for a major detailing marathon, and this time they tackle a private Ferrari collection that includes the 458 Italia, 599 GTO, 288 GTO, 365 BB, California, and a very rare 1967 275 GTB/4! This article covers the paint correction processes involved and includes a full photo gallery with before and after images. Continue reading
Every Ferrari 458 Italia that I’ve seen has been in need of paint correction work, but this one in Nero took the prize for the worst shape I’ve seen for a brand new car. After 28 hours worth of restorative paint correction detailing however, this Italia is now a piece of automotive art. Read on for the story along with plenty of stunning before and after images of the process. Continue reading
What happens when an unqualified technician takes a rotary buffer to a $275K Ferrari? Horror! Take a look at the condition of the paint on this brand new Ferrari 458 Italia…complete with image gallery. Continue reading
Take a brand new 458 Italia in Grigio Silverstone, fly in a Ferrari paint correction specialist to work on it for 3 days, and what do you get? One of the most beautiful finishes you will ever see. Follow the story behind the trip, and see plenty of stunning images of this Italian Beauty! Continue reading