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: Todd Cooperider
The Esoteric Elite Detailer Academy, located in New Albany (Columbus) Ohio, is proud to announce that we are the First RUPES Authorized Training Center.
Are you a professional detailer, and wish to increase your paint correction skills, product knowledge, and techniques…and would also like to step up to the realm of the Elite Detailer? If so you’ll want to consider attending the Esoteric Elite Detailer Academy by Todd Cooperider. Reservations are now being taken! Continue reading
Sometimes the things we do on a day to day basis can have a positive impact on other people’s lives, and when we realize just how much influence we have, we are motivated even more to do our part in making a difference… Continue reading
So you have a trade show or industry event coming up…are you really ready for it? If you’re simply “suiting up and showing up”, then you’re not getting the most out of your time and money investment. I have outlined a simple plan for before, during, and after a major event to help you stay organized, and get the most out of your networking and business opportunities. Continue reading
Join many of the top individuals in the detailing industry for a casual evening of drinks and networking…detailers, manufacturers, and suppliers. This gathering will take place on the evening of November 1st (Tuesday) at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. 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
Just because your classic car is parked in a nice storage facility, don’t assume that it’s safe! Here’s a story about a 1979 Fiat Spider that was covered in perhaps the worst case of industrial paint overspray that I’ve ever seen. The restoration process will not be cheap, but the difference before and after is nothing short of stunning… 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
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