The Ultimate Car Detailing: Zaino

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It’s a guy thing.  In the garage or shop of a car enthusiast, you’re likely to find dozens of car products.  Soaps, tire shines, glass cleaners, leather conditioners, assorted towels, brushes, sponges, et cetera.  We like to spend our weekends polishing our cars, even if they only go back in the garage directly afterwards.  For some reason, it’s a therapeutic process, the cleaning of our cars.  But just like any process, there are dozens of ways to go about it.  And with automotive detailing, there are millions of ways to do it wrong. Waxing and polishing products are tools, and like any tool, they are only productively effective when used correctly.  Zaino products are my tools of choice.  They’re not cheap, easy to use, or something you can do in-between commercials.  This article is designed to enlighten the correct way to complete the Zaino wax process on your vehicle, and then maintain all of your hard work. Continue reading

2014 BMW M5 and M6 to Receive Upgraded Competition Package

BMW-F10-M5-High-Quality-Wallpapers-1920x1200-wallpaper-01BMW is testing a new version of the F10 M5, which is expected to be launched this summer as a 2014 model.  It will continue to be offered with its 560-hp, twin-turbo, 4.4-liter V-8, but there will also be an optional performance pack- called the Competition Package, which will consist of several upgrades to the current M5. Continue reading

BMW at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show

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I’ve attended nearly ten consecutive showings of the Cleveland Auto Show, held at the International Exposition Center near Cleveland Hopkins Airport.  Only last year did we decide to hit the Detroit show too, known as NAIAS, or North American International Auto Show.  We took my Dad’s 2008 X530is, it ended up being a really nice show.  BMW showcased the F30 3-series in each of the three trims, the F10 M5, and i3 and i8 concept vehicles. Continue reading