| Clay Bar
There are lots of good resources available
online for car detailing nuts. First and foremost,
This is a discussion bulletin board site dedicated to
cars and car detailing. Many of the contributors are
professional detailers, and I got hooked up with several of the
products I like best from lurking in these discussions. If you
check out this site, you'll find that there are other people who
are way more into wax than I am!
This is a good place to find detailing supplies,
including some of the brands that are hard to find through local
suppliers. You can get polishing pads, microfiber towels and
sponges, and other supplies. The site also has some very
educational descriptions of how to perform various detailing
This site has an amazing variety of car car products
all manufactured by Chemical Guys. Prices are very reasonable
for the quantities you get--as long as you don't mind buying in
This is a good boutique supplier. It doesn't look as
big (from the online storefront anyway) as Auto Geek and seems
to be more the work of a single person. It's a good place to get
small quantities of the Chemical Guys stuff that otherwise you
would have to order in gallon sizes. It also has polishing pads,
microfiber products, and other detailing supplies.
Griot's Garage website is OK. What you really want to do it is
get on their mailing list and receive their catalog, which is
fantastic. Some of their products are good, and some products
are only so so, and most of them are pretty pricey. But their
catalog is educational--motivating even--and makes me want to
work in my garage! They also have a
detailing handbook which is well worth the $12.99 price.
The sole source of Zaino products including their
amazing Z-2 car polish and terrific Z-7 shampoo.
I love their Marque d' Elegance car wax. I don't
believe you can buy the product from their website, but you can
at least read about it here.
FinishKareUsa.com. The only
place I know of to buy Finish Kare products, including their
terrific 217 Quick Gloss Polish Glaze Sealant.