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> Autogeek's 2 Day Roadshow Detail Class Friday, July 27th at Griot's Garage

Autogeek's 2 Day Roadshow Detail Class Friday, July 27th at Griot's Garage

Autogeek's 2 Day Roadshow Detail Class <font color=red>Friday, July 27th at Griot's Garage</font>Friday, July 27th - Tools & Topics:

Class starts at 7:30am sharp and goes until 5:30pm

Morning Session ***Multiple-Step or Show Car Detailing***

Short Stroke Polishers
Short stroke polishers are considered 8mm orbit stroke length or smaller. For example, the Porter Cable is an 8mm orbit stroke length polisher and thus considered a short stroke polisher. The Griot's 3" Random Orbital Polisher is a 5mm orbit stroke length polisher and also considered a short stroke polishers.

The first short stroke free spinning random orbital polisher to mainstream was the Porter Cable 7424 and 7336 back in the early 1990s when Meguiar's introduced it to the car detailing world as an safe alternative to rotary buffers. Since then, a number of tools have been introduced that like the Porter Cable polishers, use an 8mm orbit stroke length with a free spinning spindle bearing and a counterweight to provide inertia and thus maintain pad rotation under pressure and around curved body panels.

During this class, we will be covering and using the short stroke polishers created by Griot's Garage, the Griot's Garage 6" Random Orbital Polisher and the The Griot's 3" Random Orbital Polisher.

The products used in this class will be focused and centered around to Griot's Garage line of products, tools, and accessories.

Morning Session:

Topics Covered:
  • Traditional Engine and Engine Bay Wet Wash
  • Glass Polishing
  • Wheel and Tire Cleaning
  • Chemical Decontamination
  • Mechanical Decontamination
  • Car Washing and Drying

Afternoon Session ***Multiple-Step or Show Car Detailing***

Tools:
  • Griotís Garage 6Ē Random Orbital Polisher
  • Griotís Garage 3Ē Orbital Polisher
  • Griotís Garage 5Ē Lithium-ion Random Orbital Polisher
  • Griots Garage 3 inch Pneumatic Orbital Polisher
  • Griots Garage BOSS AIR Micro Rotary Polisher
Products:
  • Griotís Garage Complete Compound
  • Griotís Garage Complete Polish
  • Griotís Garage Best of Show Wax
Pads:
  • Griotís Foam and Microfiber Buffing Pads

Late Afternoon ***Production Detailing also called Daily Driver Detailing***

In this session we go over how to get show car results in one step. Knowing how to correctly use a one-step cleaner/wax or AIO is a valuable skill and knowledge asset as it pertains to detailing and buffing out large items like planes, RVs, boats and trailers. Plus it's the perfect product and technique for taking care of your own daily drivers. One-step detailing saves you time, energy, and investment while delivering incredible results - when performed correctly.

NOTE: Students can spend more time with the tool or tools of their choice out of the tools showcased on this day.

Tools: Students Choice
Products: Griots Garage One-Step Sealant
Pads: Griots Garage Foam Pads
Miscellaneous Topics: Topics on Saturday are different than on Friday
  • Throughout every class there are multiple, multiple other tools, products and techniques shared depending upon the needs of the training cars.
  • Griotís Engine Bay Dressing
  • Griotís Garage Undercarriage Spray
Bonus: Wetsanding technique by hand and by machine demo.
  • Griotís Garage BOSS Finishing Papers
End of day
  • Class wraps up. Questions and answers.
  • Certificate Award Ceremony
  • Book Signing