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What is the Two-Bucket Method?

Mar 01, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

Weekend warriors typically use a single bucket during their wash, unaware of the many benefits of adding a second bucket. This post will explore why it’s worth using that second bucket and how the two-bucket method can save you headaches, effort, and money. 

How to Wash Your Car at Home

Feb 22, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

You might doubt you can get a professional-looking car wash at home, but the truth is you can - easily. Routine at-home washing can restore your car’s appearance and save you money. This post will share the products you need and the step-by-step process for a successful home car wash. 

Foam cannon or foam gun: Which should you choose?

Feb 14, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

By now, you’ve probably heard of foam cannons and foam guns. Though the two tools have similarities, they are different tools with unique ways of operating them. This post will explore the differences between foam guns and cannons, along with the benefits and drawbacks of each. 

How to Use and Care For a Foam Cannon

Feb 08, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

Foam cannons can make the car washing process more effective and enjoyable. The thick foam they spray onto your vehicle is easy to work with and yields impressive cleaning results. Foam cannons have multiple pieces that may overwhelm first-time users; however, it doesn’t take long to learn how to use and care for these tools. This post will share the step-by-step guide to using a foam cannon and keeping your equipment clean and maintained. Before you know it, you’ll be snowing foam all over your car!

How to Make Black Rims Shine

Jan 30, 2023 by Stoner Car Care 

Black rims look sharp, but like all wheels, they’ll get dirty with road grime, brake dust, and other debris. This post will share a step-by-step guide to cleaning black rims and discuss the benefits of routinely cleaning your wheels. 

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. 

Stoner Car Care Racing News

Daytona Race Wrap Up

Feb 01, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team saw flawless pit stops and excellent strategy go for naught in Friday’s BMW M Endurance Challenge when a mechanical issue with just under an hour remaining in the four-hour race at the famed Daytona International Speedway put the team on the sidelines.

IMPC Season Opener Cut Short for Stoner Car Care Racing

Jan 29, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team saw flawless pit stops and excellent strategy go for naught in Friday’s BMW M Endurance Challenge when a mechanical issue with just under an hour remaining in the four-hour race at the famed Daytona International Speedway put the team on the sidelines. 

2022 Daytona Roar

Jan 27, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

Stoner Car Care is ready for the 2022 Season Opener! Drivers Rob Ecklin, Jr. and Ramin Abdolvahabi return to the team in 2022 ready to put their No. 09 Stoner Car Care Aston Martin Vantage GT4 in contention for IMSA’s new Bronze Cup (for FIA Bronze rated drivers).

Stoner Car Care Racing Completes Roar Before the 24

Jan 24, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team put five Roar Before the 24 test sessions to good use this weekend at Daytona International Speedway, completing final prep for next Friday’s Michelin Pilot Challenge season opener, the BMW M Endurance Challenge. 

Bronze Cup Target for Stoner Car Care Racing

Jan 19, 2022 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team makes the short drive north on I-4 to Daytona International Speedway this week, as the Roar Before the Rolex 24 begins the 2022 season for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge series.

Stoner Care Care Racing Battles Conditions at Road America

Aug 08, 2021 by Stoner Car Care 

For team engineers, it’s never a good feeling to spend the bulk of a race with one eye on the data and the other eye on the radar, but that was the case for the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team in Saturday’s Road America 120, the seventh race of the 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge season.

De Quesada Joins Stoner Car Care Racing Team at Road America

Aug 05, 2021 by Stoner Car Care 

Michael de Quesada joins the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team for this weekend’s Road America 120 (Saturday, 5:30 p.m. Eastern, TRACKPASS), as the iconic No. 99 Invisible Glass Aston Martin Vantage GT4 makes its 2021 season debut in Round Seven of the Michelin Pilot Challenge.

Stoner Car Care Racing Leads at Watkins Glen

Jun 28, 2021 by Stoner Car Care 

The final numbers do not tell the story for the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team in Saturday’s Michelin Pilot Challenge Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240 at Watkins Glen International. 

Stoner Car Care Racing Qualifies Seventh at Watkins Glen

Jun 25, 2021 by Stoner Car Care 

Syracuse native Brandon Kidd impressed the hometown fans at Watkins Glen Friday, putting the Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team in the seventh starting position for Saturday’s Michelin Pilot Challenge Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240 (2:05 p.m. Eastern, NBC Sports Gold’s TRACKPASS) at historic Watkins Glen International. 

Stoner Car Care Racing Heads Back to IMSA Competition at the Glen

Jun 22, 2021 by Stoner Car Care 

The Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing team heads back to IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge (IMPC) action this weekend in Saturday’s Tioga Downs Casino Resort 240 (2:05 p.m. Eastern, NBC Sports Gold’s TRACKPASS) at historic Watkins Glen International. 

Victory for Stoner Car Care Racing at Road America

May 10, 2021 by Stoner Car Care 

Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing dominated the Can Am Endurance Cup weekend at Road America, Capturing a victory and a third place finish.

Stoner Car Care Racing Ready for Can Am Endurance Cup at Road America

May 05, 2021 by Stoner Car Care 

Stoner Car Care Racing fielded by Automatic Racing heads to Road America this weekend, ready to take on the challenge of “America’s National Park of Speed” for Round Four of the World Racing League (WRL) season.