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  1. I need a place to work on my car!!! Suggestions??

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    I live in an apartment, far from my family and family house. I do LOVE to spent some quality time with my car and have some small projects and repairs. But the main problem is I don't have a place! Indeed this is a common problem in large cities as far as I know. Street is not a good option at...
  2. Call a detailing company or do it myself?

    Cadillac Detailing and Bodywork - Interior and Ext
    Hi Guys, This is more than one year that I have purchased my STS and so far I have had it hand washed and waxed, and vacuumed inside. But the car is screaming for a deep detail. Dirty carpets, dirty leathers, faded tires, non-shiny paint ... Based on Craigslist with 200$ I can have a show-room...
  3. Minor detail changes on 2011 CTS Sedan

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Took photos today of a few of the minor detail changes I noticed on a 2011 3.6L CTS4 Sedan (not equipped with any luxury package) sitting on the local dealer's lot. Here are some pics: Horizontal chrome trim piece on trunk lid gets 'Cadillac' script. Front fenders get newly designed chrome...
  4. Flash Detail Products vs Auto store detail products

    Flash Products 1. Flash Products are super concentrated and can be diluted many times. Good value. 2. Flash products deliver outstanding results on the first application. 3. Flash products are safe to use and will not damage surfaces. 4. Flash manufactures their own products and can answer...
  5. DIY Beginners Detail

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods
    I did my 6 month full wash/clay/polish/glaze/seal/wax routine and thought I'd share some photos and offer encouragement for anyone who has ever thought of using polish(s)/buffer combo. I know when I first got into detailing I was misinformed about what products do what and a bit scared to turn...
  6. Need custom paint job suggestions!!

    Cadillac STS-V Series Forum
    Hello. I just got my STS-V Supercharge and it is currently silver in color. I really want to get a custom paint job to separate even more from all the rest(even though I have not yet seen a STS-V on the road in Chicago). Could you give me some suggestions please. I was thinking maybe a candy...
  7. Flash Professional Detail Kit

    This kit contains everything you need to keep your car looking shiny and clean, inside and out. Conveniently fits in the trunk of your car. Detail kit includes: 16 oz Grape Gloss Spray wax 16 oz Deep Purple wash & wax shampoo 16 oz Brown Royal wheel cleaner 16 oz Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner...
  8. looking to detail my car

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Appearance Mods
    ok by now.. we have more cts owners, may i ask if anyone know any reliable car detailer professional who can detail my car with a super super good job in the orange county area.. or nearby? i tried one before and the way he advertise himself is like he is god.. but he failed hard and i kicked...
  9. detail procedures and products

    Cadillac Detailing and Bodywork - Interior and Ext
    tsup guys, newbie question, i just got my car back from the shop where they painted it and worked their magic on the skin... im amazed by what some polish or waxing can do for a car. i'm interested in maintaining my cars paint in good condition, but all i've known is gas station car washes. i...
  10. Nav Detail

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    Even with the scale set to the lowest setting there are still a lot of streets that are not named. The line is there to show the street, but no name is associated with it. My Garmin is better than this. Any suggestions?
  11. How to Properly Detail your Ride ( 8 hour job )

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    How to Properly Detail Your Ride! I don't know of any Thread on here that Teaches you how to Properly Detail you Ride or not but this Method will keep the Shine for 6-12 months. Depending on the Weather and How often you drive the Car or Truck :D with that you will still need to wash your...
  12. Saturday = Detail day

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    I had my car detailed today by a buddy who did an awesome job! Car has just shy of 70K miles and still looks pretty fresh.
  13. Getting Ready to Detail my CTS Any Tips?

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Hi guys. Finally decided to detail my car myself. This will be my first time ever so any tips and hints would be great. I pulled the trigger and ordered Zaino Products today, after all the talk about Zaino on here in the past. I figured if I ordered the zaino, it would cost the same as having it...
  14. July 4th Detail of my 2005 V

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Spent 8 hours yesterday detailing my V. Foam gun wash; rinse with CR Spotless de-ionizer; removed some scratches with orange pad on Porter Cable buffer and Meguiars M105; removed some "rough" areas with white pad and M205; polished entire car with gray pad with M205. Wiped car down with...
  15. New Lens for the Camera + a Sunday Detail=

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    I just got a new lens for my camera and thought I would detail the car and go test it out. Here are some pics.
  16. Drivetrain & Susp. Tech Detail Question

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    Regarding the AWD Escalades: 1) During what model year was four channel stability control introduced? {Previously two channel} 2) During what model year, if at all, were magnetorheological dampers {shock absorbers is a misnomer} introduced?
  17. detail of my home made urethane motor mount $40

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    only complicated part is finding the shore 80A 2 part urethane, mix it up and pour into your mold no i dont have a hardware list etc. just do what you see. :) mount top and bottom studs to a plate, notch the tacked washer so that urethane will go between the cuts and keep from spinning i...
  18. Detail Products

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    So Im pullin my V out of the garage for the second time this year. Im all out of detailing products. Anyone have good recomendations on any products to detail. Ie: Wax, tire shine, wheel cleaner, soap, towels, stuff like that. I wanna have her looking good for Memorial Day weekend:cool2:
  19. Detail?!?!

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    I am a kind of person who likes to detail my car myself. I am allways looking for new products that work well on my car. Please list the detailers you use and the helpful tips and hints that go along with those. This will help us all in this forum to keep our rides looking clean and shiny...
  20. Poorboy's Polishing and Detail Products

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    I'm a Zaino guy but was wondering if anyone has tried Poorboy's products.