Last year Adam’s Polishes was named the officially licensed car care products for the Corvette and Camaro. When we heard that founder and CEO Adam Pitale would be giving a free detailing seminar on site at the Lingenfelter Collection outside Detroit, we had to add the event to our weekend agenda.
Want to tour the famous Ken Lingenfelter auto collection as well as pick up some great tips and techniques from Adam’s Premium Car Care products founder Adam Pitale? Lingenfelter Performance engineering is hosting an open house and spring detailing clinic on Saturday, April 20th in Brighton, MI.
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What you drive says a lot about your personality, or so says Charles Kenny, a psychologist who tries to help major automakers understand why consumers choose certain cars.
In my view, there’s nothing better than wrapping up the weekend with a car wash for my Corvette. After a week of work and even more work around the house on the weekend, the car wash gives me a chance to play with the Corvette and get her ready for the next time she’s out.
I’m not an obsessive car washer, but I do have my routine down pat. Like a surgeon, I get everything I need from wash to dry ready to go before a single drop of water touches the paint. I’m not really committed to any one product or brand when it comes to detailing products, so no product pitches today. However I am interested in trying Adam’s Polishes when its time to wax again, but that is a blog post for another time.
I’m not going to bore you the details of how some guy washes his Corvette. However, I will share with you something I learned a while back that makes drying a wet car, especially a black car, a piece cake. Your neighbors will laugh at you because this technique totally fits the image of the compulsive car washer.
I wash a section at a time (hood, driver’s side, rear) and then rinse. But when I rinse I always go back and rinse all the sections I washed previously so that when I finish the last section, the whole car is still very wet. Then I pull out my trusty Toro leaf blower and keeping it about 12 to 18 inches from the body, I blow the water off the car, starting with hood and working my way down and to the rear. Black cars are very susceptible to showing water spots, but the blower removes most of the water before it can dry. It’s especially good at getting water from under the emblems and around the lights and exhaust bezels. When I have about 75% of the water off the car, I then finish drying with a couple of microfiber towels.
Using a blower as part of the drying process you’ll save time and effort and you will use less towels. And best of all, no more water spots!
If there are any C2 Convertible owners out there, I’d especially like to hear how you wash your rear deck where the top folds under. I’m always paranoid that I’m going to soak the interior.
Got any good car washing tips? Let me know!