Car Detailing Maintenance

Car Detailing Maintenance

Maintenance of the vehicle with the right tools and chemicals is the most important aspect of detailing. Whatever touches the finish of your paint can either do damage or preserve the finish. These products are recommended based on popularity, performance, personal usage, and under the Amazon.com empire! 

I also love and recommend DetailedImage.com, Autoality.com, and Autogeek.net

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Car Cleaning & Drying

Microfber Chenille Knobby Mitt releases dirt, produce suds, extremely durable, very cheap

Premium Cyclone Wash Mitts Tiny bit more luxurious and soft for your paint

 

Brushes

Detail Buddy Boars Hair Brush – Best for fine wheel cleaning around lug nuts and edges

ABN Wheel Woolie – Great for rear wheel barrels and hard to reach areas

Mother’s Wheel Face Brush – Best overall wheel cleaner for large surface area

Wash

ONR Optimum No Rinse & Shine – Safe solution for weekly or monthly washing. Read my ONR Guide.
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Great Traditional Car Wash Soap: Optimum Car Wash

Wheels

Sonax Wheel Cleaner

Sonax Wheel Cleaner Plus one of the safest and most effective.

Alternatives: Adams Deep Wheel Cleaner or Griot’s Garage Heavy Duty Wheel Cleaner

Read my Wheel Detailing Guide

 

 

Interior

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 Optimum Protectant Plus one of the most versatile, safe, and effective cleansing protectant for your interior. 

Einszett 1Z CockPit Premium – great for all purpose cleaning and refreshing your interior.

Quick Detailer/Waterless Wash


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Optimum Opti-Clean cleans utilizing waterless technology and extremely safe for your finish while leaving a great shine.

Optimum Instant Detailer & Gloss Enhancer  to make your paint slick and shiny.

Protection

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Monthly: Opti-Seal the easiest sealant to use on the market. Simply wipe and walk away after a buff. 

Weekly: Optimum Car Wax another easy to use spray wax after a wash or to touch up Optiseal.

Microfiber

All these microfibers are top of the line. Try Autofiber or RagCompany as a starter towel line from Amazon.
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Pakshak – by far the oldest and most reliable microfiber distributor

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CarPro Microfiber Madness – new to the market and making a splash as one of the best.

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MicrofiberTech or Autofiber for great value and performance.