There is a right and wrong way to wash your car. One of the country’s top car detailers, DARREN CHANG, offers his expert advice in the first of several instalments on the detailing craft.
Are tree saps as damaging to paintwork as bird droppings?
This second part of a series looks at more tips to help give your car a quality finish.
I'm interested in repainting my car to a matte colour. Is it any more difficult detailing a matte-colour car compared to conventional cars with glossy paint?
In Part 3 of our detailing series, we look at an important aspect of the craft and what it means.
Some rust is forming in a scuff mark on my 2003 Yamaha Virago. Is sanding off the rust the best way to handle this problem?
You can do a lot of good for your car’s paint work with manual polishing as well.
This week, we discuss how to get started on polishing your car by choosing the right machine.
I'll be driving from Johor Baru all the way to Bangkok. How should I prep the paintwork for a long trip so that it looks relatively OK?
So you have decided to get yourself a machine to polish your car. With the proper tools in hand, it's time to get going.
I’m about to dispose a 1995 Proton Wira. My concern is the lame paint and rainspotted windshield & windows.
After all the theory lessons, it’s time to get cracking on the polishing details. Darren Chang lends a guiding hand.
Learn how to detail your wheels and protect them to maximum effect.
My MPV's infotainment touchscreens tend to attract dust and smudges. What is the best way to clean them?
My car has painted racing stripes on it. Do I need to avoid these stripes while polishing to avoid damaging them?
The modern car is one of the most sophisticated machines ever created. Dozens of control systems and computer processors work together to ensure it works seamlessly and effectively day in and day out.
But machines do break down occasionally. The technical team of The Otomotif College (TOC) is here to offer advice and help troubleshoot car problems
The team of seven trainers, led by Allan Cabiles (pic), has collectively 30 years of experience in a wide range of car makes. The TOC Team prides itself on keeping pace with the ever-evolving automotive industry. Its trainers undergo training sessions with a network of 800 industry partners across the country.
With such an extensive body of knowledge, think of the TOC Team as your go-to automotive experts.
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