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How to Clean and Care for a Convertible Top
Convertible enthusiasts love the freedom of riding with their tops down on the open road, but unfortunately, many don’t properly care for their convertible tops. Pollution, precipitation, and the elements can wreak havoc on hard and soft convertible tops, and proper care is crucial to their appearance and longevity.
Top 5 Car Detailing Mistakes
Whether you’re detailing for the first time or have been for years, there are plenty of common misconceptions about cleaning a car. This post will share the five most common car detailing mistakes to avoid when cleaning your vehicle
How to Wash a Muddy Truck
Trucks and mud go together like lightning and thunder; if you own a truck, it’s bound to get muddy fast. After hauling loads or trekking through the wilderness, clean-up can be a daunting task. In this post, we’ll share the tools, materials, and step-by-step process for safely cleaning a muddy truck.
How to Restore a Faded Tonneau Cover
Over time, tonneau covers suffer wear and tear and damage from harsh UV rays, and these covers can fade, crack, or break over time without proper care. Fortunately, routine maintenance will keep your tonneau cover looking and performing well over the long haul.
How to Prep for a Ceramic Coating
Ceramic coatings provide superior protection against minor scratches and contaminants, making cleaning your vehicle much more manageable. Correct application is important, but preparing your car for a ceramic coating will make or break any application. In this post we’ll share the step-by-step process of prepping your car’s paint for a ceramic coating.
How to Clean a Car's Engine Bay
When you pop open a car hood, getting lost in components, wires, and technology is easy, but cleaning the area is an entirely different task. It might seem daunting, but cleaning an engine bay is easy when you take the proper precautions. This post will showcase the step-by-step guide to safely detailing your engine bay.
Should you use a drying aid?
Over the past few years, drying aids have become increasingly popular in car detailers' arsenals. Still, many wonder whether they should add a drying aid to their collection. In this post, we’ll share a little Q and A about what drying aids are, how they work, their ease of use, and whether they truly make a difference
How to Clean Scuff Marks Off a Car's Paint
Regardless of your car’s age, discovering a new blemish, scrape, or scuff mark will surely sour your mood. Unless a vehicle never leaves the garage, scuff marks are inevitable. While there are DIY ways to fix dings and dents, scrapes and scuff marks are tougher to remove safely. This post will share a step-by-step guide to removing scuff marks and tidying up your exterior paint.
How to Use Quick Detailing Spray
Quick detailing sprays are a staple for fast cleans or post-wash final touch-ups. These products are quick and easy to use; you should have one on deck if you don’t already. This post will share how and when to use quick detailing sprays for the best results.
How to Clean a Heads-Up Display (HUD)
Heads-up displays, otherwise known as HUDs, make driving safer by allowing you to keep your eyes on the road. Cleaning HUDs correctly is crucial, as improper products or techniques can affect their performance or ruin them altogether. In this post, we’ll showcase the step-by-step process for cleaning heads-up displays properly and share information about HUDs and how they work.
How to Get Brown off Tires
Chalk it up to unavoidable wear and tear – You’ll notice your tires becoming brown over time, even if you don’t drive on muddy, dirt roads. This darkening happens to every car owner; thankfully, reviving your tire's appearance is not difficult. In this post, we’ll explore why tires get brown and, more importantly, share how to restore that deep, dark shine.
How to Wash a Car with a Foam Cannon
We’ve all been there. It’s the weekend, and you should wash your car, but you’re short on time. Foam cannons dramatically speed up a car wash and provide proven results. This post shares how to clean your car with a foam cannon.
Stoner Car Care Racing News
Team Effort Makes for a Positive Finish for the Stoner Car Care Team
The Stoner/Automatic Racing team makes a fast change of a major component to take the checkered flag in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season finale
Stoner Car Care Racing Finishes Second in Bronze Cup at Road America
Survival was the name of the game Saturday at Road America, as the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team avoided the trouble that caused five caution periods to bring its Aston Martin Vantage GT4 home in second in the Bronze Cup and 14th overall in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge’s Road America 240.
Stoner Car Care Racing Ready for Endurance Challenge at Road America
Drivers Rob Ecklin, Jr. and Ramin Abdolvahabi, veterans of numerous races at Road America, look to capture that elusive Bronze Cup victory as they return to the legendary Wisconsin circuit with their No. 09 Stoner Car Care Aston Martin Vantage GT4. The Bronze Cup recognizes the top drivers in the Grand Sport (GS) class who are in the FIA-rated Bronze category, denoting drivers who are not full-time professionals – but who are fully dedicated to improving their racing craft.
Luck Not on the Stoner Car Care Racing Team’s side at Watkins Glen
Intermittent power issues and an untimely yellow sidetrack the day in the Michelin Pilot Challenge.
Watkins Glen Home Weekend Always a Highlight for Stoner Car Care Racing’s Ecklin
For Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing’s Rob Ecklin, Jr., the chance to race at Watkins Glen is a return to the very beginnings of his racing interests and career.
Stoner Car Care Racing Continues to Improve at Mid-Ohio
The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team continued to make forward progress during Saturday’s Mid-Ohio 120, returning to the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since 2019 to contest race four of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season.
Stoner Car Care Racing Aiming for Good Result in the Third of Three Straight Race Weekends
The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team heads to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the Mid-Ohio 120, race four of the 2022 Michelin Pilot Challenge season.
Tough Day for Stoner Car Care Racing at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
There would be no “California Dreamin’” for the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team on Saturday, as an opening-lap punt from behind and a late mechanical issue made for tough going in the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.
West Coast Run for Stoner Car Care Racing
Ecklin and Abdolvahabi make their first trip to California in three years as the team contends the first of three straight race weekends.
Stoner Car Care Racing Finishes Second in Bronze Cup on a Wild Day at Sebring
On a typically wild day for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge at Sebring International Raceway, the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team dodged a multitude of incidents to bring the No. 09 Stoner Car Care Aston Martin Vantage GT4 home in second position in the Bronze Cup, 18th overall in Thursday’s Alan Jay Automotive Network 120.
Stoner Car Care Racing Readies for Sebring Challenge
The veteran Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team heads to one of the world’s legendary racetracks, Sebring International Raceway, this week for the two-hour Alan Jay Automotive Network 120, race two of the 2022 Michelin Pilot Challenge season.