Three Different Levels of pH-Cleaning Power

If you’re serious about hand-washing your car, you actually measure the amount of soap you mix into your two- or three-bucket setup, even when the little voice in your head wants you to dump half the jug of soap into the bucket for an extra-sudsy mix. After all, most car wash formulas do provide specific … Read more

The GarageSpot Gearhead & Garage Geek Gift Guide

It’s Christmas time and that means websites everywhere are publishing gift guides. Since GarageSpot is a website, we’ll play along. Plus, our personal wish lists are quite extensive. So if you’re in a giving mood, our addres… just kidding. Oh, and since it’s down to the wire, if the websites we’re linking to can’t deliver by Christmas, … Read more

SpotCheck #34

There’s a lot of stuff that comes across the workbench or inbox here at GarageSpot each week. And while much of it is pretty cool, there’s either not enough to make a full story of it (yet), or we just don’t have time but do want to share. That’s what this post is about each … Read more

SpotCheck #27

A quick look at some of the cool stuff that has come across our workbench or inbox this week, plus… free stickers!

Clean Your Bottom

If you’ve ever run your car through a gas station car wash (cringe), you’re probably familiar with the drive in—the machine attempts to wash your car’s undercarriage and we drive in really slow, hoping it’s working but we never really check… unless you have a truck, of course. A tip from an anonymous source (anonymous … Read more

How to Wash Your Car Like a Pro

I generally spend several hours washing and sometimes more thoroughly detailing the family cars every few weekends or so, in between the quicker clean-ups, of course. In this article, I’ll walk you through my car wash process and introduce you to the tools and chemicals I personally use (please read the little disclaimer at the … Read more