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Spend More Time Riding and Less Time Cleaning

Keeping a motorcycle clean can be difficult, and doing the actual cleaning is even harder to do. I you would like to keep your motorcycle looking great for years and make it easy to clean, then consider Ceramic Pro on your bike. Using an airbrush approach, the coating is applied to the various surfaces of a motorcycle which give it the following benefits: Self-Cleaning Effect, with hydrophobic properties Permanent Protection

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SweetCars Lunch is April 22

REMINDER: On April 22, our traditional SweetCars breakfast will become a SweetCars lunch — with hot dogs, brats, fruit, coleslaw, chips, and cookies being served from 11AM–1PM. While all types of vehicles are welcome, we’ll be featuring cars from two local car clubs: the Corvette Club and the wildly enthusiastic group of MINI Cooper owners. Guests will be asked to vote for their favorites in each group with ballots also

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Clear Answers to Common Questions

Questions — I get asked a lot of them, many times the same question from multiple people. For a change of pace, I’ll start adding a few of these to our newsletters. Often people just need an explanation of services performed or why a part failed. We’ll take the time to explain the reason for a repair, while not baffling you with technical jargon. Can I just put new brake

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row of motorcycles parked next to each other in a parking lot

Motorcycles Are Everywhere

Spring is nearly upon us, and things at the SweetCars detail studios have been busy, getting cars ready after their winter hibernation. We’re also getting some great feedback about SunTek Ultra, the latest addition to our paint protection film lineup. It offers a 10-year warranty against yellowing and cracking, and it features built-in hydrophobic properties. And the clarity, wow! Add to that its self-healing magic, and you’ve got one of

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10 Ways to Ruin Your Paint

Greetings fellow detailing enthusiasts! Judging by the many car events on social media and the fliers going around, it appears the car show season has officially begun. As Bill mentioned, boats have also come out of their hibernation and will be out soon on the lakes. We have been protecting watercraft with Ceramic Pro all winter long, so if cleaning your boat is too much of a chore, give us

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Maintaining Marine Gel Coat

It’s been a busy winter here at SweetCars, and there are a lot of exciting things going on in the shop. We’re proud to be the host for the Ceramic Pro Installer Training Event. Detailers from all over the United States will be attending this special three day training event. SweetCars and Ceramic Pro will be hosting a free detail clinic for the public on Sunday, March 20, from 10:30AM

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SweetCars: Featured in March Issue of dupont Registry Magazine!

SweetCars is currently featured in the March issue of duPont Registry Magazine as the featured detailer and part of the duPont Registry Elite Detailer Alliance. SweetCars has been a proud member for the last 3 years and has gained both national and international recognition as a premier detailing studio in North America by duPont Registry magazine. The team at SweetCars has detailed vehicles at their studio in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Paint Restoration

Sometimes it makes sense to repaint a vehicle who’s finish is long far gone from ever being its former glossy look. Other times its to change a color from someone’s previous failed approach to restore a vehicle, and so a repaint to its original color is in order. In either case the finish in question has been determined no longer suitable or in bad shape. In this detailers opinion, no

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Gallery: Ceramic Pro Highlights at SweetCars

SweetCars is proud to be an approved installation center for one of the most remarkable protective coatings ever, Ceramic Pro. With only about 2 factory trained and approved Ceramic Pro installers per state, we are part of an elite group of detailers that can install Ceramic Pro and provide Ceramic Pro’s warranty. All installers are required to maintain the highest level of quality in installations of Ceramic Pro and must keep up to date on

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Lamborghini Huracan XPEL/Ceramic Pro Detail

We’ve done our fair share of Lamborghinis over the years, but when a client of ours in Michigan purchased the newest bull to come from Lamborghini, we were excited to work with the latest model. This 2016 Lamborghini Huracan was in for protection, and so naturally we installed XPEL Ultimate and Ceramic Pro to protect the rest. With a full front clip and rockers installed in XPEL Ultimate, this Huracan

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Lamborghini Huracan: XPEL Ultimate Paint Protection Film & Ceramic Pro Gold Package

When the Lamborghini Huracan was first made available to customers as the replacement for the Gallardo, many of us detailers were anxious to get the opportunity to work on the latest and greatest nimble bull from Lamborghini’s stable. A customer of ours in Michigan contacted us about scheduling his Huracan for XPEL Paint Protection Film and Ceramic Pro. So several months passed once the order had been placed for the

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Aston Martin DB9 Paint Refinement & Coated in Ceramic Pro

For many years now, SweetCars has been utilizing some type of glass coating protection to our customers. But none have been as successful as Ceramic Pro. The abilities and performance that Ceramic Pro provides is world’s above what many other coatings can muster. The durability is hard to beat with a 9H hardness that provides a lifetime of protection against light swirls, UVA/UVB, environmental factors and a resistance to chemicals,

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