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Month: April 2012

Ferraris & Friends 2011 Pictures

Ferraris & Friends is an event held in Fort Wayne that started 2 years ago that celebrates all things Ferrari and everything else that is exciting and unique in automobiles. Ferraris and Friends is a 3 day event that starts on a Friday with a Pebble Beach style display of automobiles at Sycamore Hills Golf Club, and then followed by a champagne reception. On Saturday, Artisans Rods & Classics hosts

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Sonax Wheel Cleaner Full Effect

Automobiles, especially exotic or high performance automobiles can build up plenty of brake dust from either regular stop and go traffic or high-performance driving. When wheels look at their absolute worse, Sonax Wheel Cleaner Full Effect is ready to tackle on the most stubborn and burned on brake dust and rubber residue. As a proud sponsor of the F1 Mclaren/Mercedes team, Sonax can clean up what ever brake dust Lewis

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Join us for Breakfast! April 14th at 9:00 am

If you love cars, you belong at one of our Saturday breakfast gatherings, held on the second Saturday of every other month. We’d love to have you join us for refreshments and all-around car talk. It’s a great opportunity to have fun and network with other enthusiasts! Mike Cardenas will also be giving a detailing product demo and will be available to answer any detailing questions and set up appointments

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Fort Wayne Cars and Coffee Pictures, 4/7/12

The weather managed to hold off for the second Cars and Coffee event at Jefferson Pointe. With over 50 cars participating in the event, it was a great opportunity for many to see cars not seen before in the Fort Wayne area. SweetCars was in attendance and it was great to see both friends and familiar cars at Cars and Coffee. We’ve posted a few pictures from the event for

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Maserati Quattroporte Service

Every vehicle requires regularly scheduled maintenance, but for some vehicles things can get a bit more interesting, such as this 2005 Maserati Quattroporte. This Maserati was in for an oil change, oil filter, pollen filter, tire balance and replacing the spark plugs. Being a Ferrari derived engine with Pininfarina’s styling, this car is stunning and fun to drive.  The engine is set farther back to improve the overall balance of

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Griot’s Garage Wash & Wax

For a long time, Griot’s Garage has always suggested using their Spray-On Wax during the wash process to aid in drying and to provide the protection of Carnauba. Now they have introduced a new product that combines these two products in one easy solution. The  new “Wash & Wax” from Griot’s Garage provides a great wash soap with the added benefit of a wax for those situations when time is

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Bentley Continental GT Maintenance Detail

Last June I had a 2004 Bentley Continental GT in Diamond Black for a full detail including paint correction. Bentley clearcoat is definitely one of the hardest clearcoat finishes around. It takes the right combination to get it corrected and once this vehicle was corrected, the owner did a great job of maintaining it to avoid scratches and swirls. He brought in to me recently to do a maintenance detail to

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