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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Tag Archives: Ferrari
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
Body shop paints. Body shop buffs. Body shop fails! An unskilled technician at the body shop can inflict some serious damage (holograms / buffer trails) when using a rotary buffer and a wool pad. This Ferrari now needs to spend time with a highly skilled Paint Correction Specialist / Pro Detailer to bring the finish to the show-quality that it deserves. Continue reading
When a professional detailer is commissioned to perform paint correction on rare and highly collectible vehicles, it is imperative that the goals are to make the car look much better while at the same time preserving history. And in the process, we also need to be considerate of paint preservation to ensure that we protect its future as well. 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
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
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
Take a 19 year old Ferrari 512 TR and put it in the hands of a seriously OCD professional detailer for 20+ hours and what do you get…stunning beauty! Continue reading