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How to Buff Scratches Off Your Car

Jan 26, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

You park your car, the light hits the paint just right, and you notice a scratch. Luckily, buffing scratches off your car is not complicated. This post will showcase the step-by-step process of buffing scratches. 

How to Clean Perforated Leather Seats

Jan 18, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

You’ll commonly find perforated leather seats in most new cars. Most discover that these seats can be problematic to detail when it comes time to clean, as these small holes are the perfect home for crumbs, dirt, and other debris. In this post we’ll touch on how to safely & effectively clean perforated leather.

How to Clay Bar a Car

Jan 09, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

Clay bars are a favorite among detailers. However, using a clay bar requires specific techniques to avoid damage to your paint. In this post, we’ll share what you need to do before using a clay bar and explain how to safely clean your car’s paint. 

How to Clean Microfiber Towels

Jan 05, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

You might be surprised to find out that microfiber towels have been around since the 90s – over thirty years ago! They’ve become a staple in nearly every household since, but most people don’t realize you can get a lot more mileage out of them with proper washing techniques. This post will share methods to clean microfiber towels effectively. 

How to Make Car Paint Shine

Dec 21, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Nothing compares to a new car shine. Unfortunately, that factory finish will inevitably fall victim to the elements. Whether your car is garaged or parked outside, exposure to temperature, humidity, and airborne contaminants can mess up that showroom finish. Fortunately, you can restore your vehicle’s original shine with simple steps and routine maintenance. 

Step-by-Step Guide to a Perfect DIY Car Wash

Dec 15, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The average motorist washes their car to maintain its look, but did you know that regular washes are essential? Routine cleaning extends your car's lifespan, keeps your passengers safe, and saves you money in the long term. This post will share the steps of an effective exterior wash, including special considerations and practical techniques.

How to Prepare Your Car For Rainy Season

Dec 07, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Some motorists enjoy the sound of relaxing raindrops tapping on sunroofs and windshields. However, most would agree that downpours are no fun for anyone unlucky enough to be out on the roads. Fortunately, you can take steps to prepare for the rainy season and drive through showers – or downpours – with confidence. 

How to Detail Floor Mats: Cloth & Rubber

Dec 01, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Floor mats endure use and abuse whenever you set foot in your vehicle. Over time, mud, sand, gravel, and other outside debris make their way onto your car’s floor coverings. In this post, we’ll touch on how to clean cloth or rubber mats, along with some tips and tricks you can use to keep your footwells cleaner in the future.

How to Protect Your Windshield

Nov 23, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Windshields take a lot of abuse when we’re driving, but have you ever considered the damage they’re exposed to while parked? Road chips, airborne debris, gravel, rain, and even sunlight are some of the many things that can damage your windscreen over time. This post will share a step-by-step detailing process you can use to protect your windshield. 

How to Clean Car Trim

Nov 18, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Although a basic car wash will clean most of your vehicle, trim areas sometimes require additional cleaning to restore factory color and quality. This post shares steps for cleaning exterior and interior trim and explores why uncared-for trim may fade or even crack over time. 

Ceramic Technology: Everything You Need to Know

Nov 07, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Ceramic products have taken the car detailing world by storm, offering long-lasting protection against water, dirt, and pollutants. Do ceramic products live up to the hype? In this post, we’ll touch on all things ceramics to learn how they work and why they’ve become a favorite. We’ll also explore their benefits and drawbacks.

How to Clean Inside Your Car

Oct 26, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

You spend hours inside your car each week, and all that time can quickly lead to cabin clutter build-up. This post will discuss the step-by-step process of cleaning your vehicle's interior, along with some handy tips and time-saving tricks.

Stoner Car Care Racing News

Team Effort Makes for a Positive Finish for the Stoner Car Care Team

Oct 05, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

Aug 10, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

Aug 02, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

Jun 27, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

Jun 22, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

May 16, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

May 10, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

May 01, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

Apr 27, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

Mar 18, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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

Mar 14, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

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.