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The Best Ways to Take Care of Your Vehicle’s Exterior

From time to time, we get the question: What’s the right way to wash my car? It’s a valid question — beyond wanting our vehicles to look nice and clean, we also want to make sure our investment is protected against possible damage caused by dust, debris, improper cleaners and materials, inclement weather, and more. If you are like most car owners, your first instinct may be to take your

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Custom Vossen Wheels and More on this Stunning Audi R8

As a car enthusiast, you want to stand out in the crowd. You know that cars are more than just transportation; they’re artistic representations of engineering marvel. When you buy a unique car like the Audi R8, you’re not just buying into the name — you’re buying into generations of passion, experience, and dreams. When the owner of this 2017 Audi R8 came to us, he knew two things: he

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Ceramic Coating maintenance

From the Shop: Maintaining Your Ceramic Coated Vehicle

With more and more vehicles coming into SweetCars for ceramic coating services, sometimes called ‘glass coating’ services, we thought it would be beneficial to elaborate more on the topic. Ceramic coatings such as Ceramic Pro, the product we use, are designed to make maintaining the appearance of your vehicle simple and straight forward. Following a few basic guidelines ensures your vehicle stays beautiful and protected for years to come. After

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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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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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SweetCars: 22PLE Factory Authorized Center of Excellence & Pricing

In the summer of 2011, SweetCars Detailing was approached by 22PLE to try their VX1 PRO. The results were extraordinary! 22PLE VX1 PRO and VX1 offered gloss that was unmatched by anything else we’ve ever used before. The durability was also something that added to the quality of the product. At that time, high end waxes and taking numerous steps for paint correction were en vogue. Glass coating was not

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1969 Pontiac GTO Detail

In the world of muscle cars, the Pontiac GTO has always held it’s ground as one of the best ever. And of course, many will argue about which model or year is the most significant. Last summer, we had a gentleman visit our detail studio about doing some paint correction work to his 1969 GTO. The vehicle had been restored at Artisans Rods & Classics here in Fort Wayne and

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2009 Maserati GranTurismo S Coupe Detail

Introduced at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show, the Maserati GranTurismo S was much improved from it’s previous 4.2 liter engine to a  4.7 liter V8, with 434 horses coming from the engine that was created in conjunction with Ferrari. The Maserati brothers would certainly be amazed at how beautiful their vehicles have evolved since the company’s creation in 1914. Cars have the magical ability to give us a sense of

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Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster Paint Correction Detail

Developed by Mercedes-Benz and McLaren, the SLR was created at a time when Mercedes owned a good portion of McLaren Group. The SLR or “Sport Leicht Rennsport” was built in England at the plant in Surrey and would behold a 5.4 Liter Supercharged V8 engine. With 0-60 times coming in at around the 3 second mark, the SLR was an amazing collaboration between the German Automaker and the Formula One

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2013 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante Edizione Tecnica Paint Correction Detail

The Lamborghini Gallardo has been one of Lamborghini’s most successful models ever developed. At the Paris Auto Show, Lamborghini unveiled the Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante Edizione Tecnica to mark the pinnacle of Lamborghini’s most successful model. The Edizione Tecnica features a fixed high wing that was inspired by the race cars in the Super Trofeo Series. Carbon-ceramic brakes were added for superb stopping power of this 570 horsepowered spyder. With

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Ferrari 599 GTO Paint Correction Detail

When Ferrari released the 599 GTO, only 599 owners would have the opportunity to experience Ferrari’s maximum expression of a high-performance road car. The 599 GTO beholds an extreme V12 producing 670 horsepower and catapulting this berlinetta from 0-100 km/h in 3.35 seconds. Two significant GTO cars instantly come to mind as soon as the GTO name is mentioned, the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO and the unforgettable 1984 Ferrari GTO,

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McLaren MP4-12C Wheel/Brake Caliper 22ple Detail

Not since the McLaren F1 has McLaren built a production car designed and built solely by the Formula One powerhouse. The McLaren MP4-12C was first introduced to the world in 2009 and later hit the streets worldwide in 2011. This Formula 1 inspired supercar was built at McLaren’s impressive facility in Surrey, England with an extraordinary attention to detail. A special client of ours recently took delivery of one of

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