I had the opportunity to detail something a little different from the usual, a 2007 Harley-Davidson FLHX Streetglide. Normally our shop is known for detailing automobiles, but on occasion I get called to do something different. Whether I’m detailing Marine, Aviation or Motorcycles, each of them require different techniques and must be approached differently. In the case of this Harley-Davidson, I had to change gears from my approach to detailing automobiles. I gave it a good wash and degreased it without using high-pressure water, I used Griot’s Engine Cleaner for greasy areas and Sonax Full-Effect for the wheels. The rest was cleaned with Griot’s waterless spray on wash. I then started with paint correction on the painted surfaces and lastly polished all of the chrome, which to me is what really makes a bike like this stand tall. Here’s some pictures of the detail.
Winter tends to bring its own unique set of complications and things to keep in mind when caring for your car. Suddenly, we go from quickly jumping in our car and cruising to our destination — to tirelessly scraping snow and ice off our windows before we can even think