Door Cups, Door Edges, and Trunk Guards

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Ever wonder how the area behind yous door handles becomes so scratched and dulled? Or where those mystery chips along your door edge come from? Frustrated because you scratched the paint on the trunk ledge? We have the answers and the solutions for all these problems! Door Cups Nails and rings can cause damage to the area behind the handles. …

Repainted Vehicles and Paint Protection Film

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How long after painting should you wait before installing paint protection film? Typically you should wait 30 days after a vehicle has been repainted before having paint protection film reinstalled. Whether or not the panel is baked, you should still give the paint time to “air out”. You want to give the paint time to release the solvents from the …

Bulk Installations

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What is a bulk installation? A bulk installation is a clear bra install done by using a large sheet of material instead of a pre-cut kit piece. Bulk installations take much longer to install as everything must be hand trimmed. Most installation companies will only do bulk installations when there is no kit available or by customer request. Bulk installations …

9 Ways to Customize Your Tesla Model 3

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Satin Paint Protection Film This option allows you to turn the color of your vehicle to a satin finish and all while offering the best available protection to the paint! We use the Suntek Ultra brand of film, which offers a self-healing top coat for swirls and small scratches, hydrophobic qualities, UV protection, as well as a 10-year warranty. It …

Keep Your New Car Looking Like New- Routine Maintenance Guide

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 Having your car washed and waxed at regular intervals saves you from having to spend money on extensive detailing at a later time. But let’s be honest, no one wants to wash their car weekly. Black cars and red cars specifically should be waxed often because over time they can easily oxidize and take on dull grey and pink colors respectively. Usually …

Protecting and Maintaining Your Car’s Interior

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Why Regular Interior Details Are Important Regular cleaning of the interior surfaces of your vehicle help to keep dirt or dried liquids from causing staining or damage. Dirt and dust particles can cause scratches to the interior surfaces. Everything from dirt and makeup, to coffee or soda can damage the vinyl, leather or cloth surfaces of your vehicle. Detailing also …

WINDOW TINTING

What Tint is Right For You?

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Standard Tint vs. Ceramic Tint Standard tint was designed to change the look of a vehicle. At Ghost Shield Film we use the Suntek High-Performance series of window tint. Standard Performance tint is a hybrid metalized automotive tint, with time-proven construction. This film contains a reflective quality that can be seen from a vehicle’s exterior, along with solar benefits.  The …

Paint Sealant vs Ceramic Coatings

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What is paint sealant? Paint sealant can mean several things, depending on who you ask – but at the most basic level, it is a synthetic product designed to protect a car’s surface while providing a mirror-like shine. Because a sealant is chemically engineered to bond to the surface, it will last much longer than a traditional wax while providing …

Toyota Recalls 70,000 Vehicles to Replace Air Bag Inflators

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Toyota is recalling about 70,000 Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles in North America to replace air bag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. The recall covers the 2003 to 2005 Corolla, the 2002 to 2005 Sequoia, the 2003 to 2005 Tundra and the 2002 to 2005 Lexus SC. Takata uses the chemical ammonium nitrate to …

Rivian Unviels R1T Electric Adventure Truck

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After nine years of design and development, automotive startup Rivian unveiled not one but two new electric vehicles (each with Level 3 autonomy) at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on Tuesday. The R1T is a pickup built specifically for off-road adventuring while the swanky R1S looks to compete with Range Rover’s line of upscale SUVs in both looks and amenities. Both …