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For many visitors to the islands, it is a bit difficult to figure out how to drive here. Even though I was born and raised on Maui, I lived in California for over 15 years. When I moved back over a year ago, it was difficult adjusting to the driving culture. The purpose of this […]
Maui is known for its strong trade winds as well as monster surf, and these two ingredients are not friendly towards our cars. In today’s blog post, I will go over how to avoid salt damage to your car. I’ll also point out some of Maui’s more salt prone areas. Have you ever been driving […]
We all have that dreaded feeling of parking somewhere and returning to our vehicle with a fresh door ding. No note or a phone number left, just a transaction between two car doors saying hello. In today’s post, I will go over some of my techniques that have helped keep my car from getting beat […]
Who doesn’t love walking up to and driving a clean car? But are you washing your car in a way that is actually hurting it? In today’s post, I’ll be sharing 8 tips to keep your car looking new and fresh for as long as possible. This article is the third and final article of […]
This article is the second article of a series. The first article can be found below. https://mtoguchibodyshop.com/keeping-your-car-clean-in-hawaii-part-1/ Prevention from Damage Mats and Liners: For the interior of your vehicle I recommend aftermarket mats and liners. As stated earlier, the interiors of most vehicles do not considers Hawaii’s unique conditions. A few hundred dollar can save […]
I have lived in both California and Hawaii for the majority of my life. As a teenager I worked for a mobile detailing service, where we focused on luxury vehicles. As a young adult I detailed vehicles in California in my own business during college. While auto detailing information exist in abundance, in Hawaii we […]
Check out this video paint prep and live to refinish work. This video was filmed and edited by Hoku Vasconcellos. Hoku is a talented Refinishing Technicians on our team. Let us know if you like it in the comments.
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