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Deep Cleaning A Range Rover Sport! Complete Full Car Interior & Exterior Detailing!

Deep Cleaning A Range Rover Sport! Complete Full Car Interior & Exterior Detailing!


[Music] what’s up guys welcome back to stauffer garage today’s video is going to be a first for my channel it is going to be a full exterior and interior detail of our Range Rover Sport supercharged version which it needs to be done and if you guys are new and you like these sort of videos make sure you hit the subscribe button below and turn on notifications because this is gonna be one of many full exterior and interior details that are gonna be all my channels so without further ado let’s rock and roll alright so the first thing that we’re gonna do is I’m gonna start with the engine bay it’s just gonna be a light clean because you guys could tell probably from the video clips it’s really not that dirty and then for the wheels we’re gonna start with the front left and kind of work our way around and then we’re gonna also get the exhaust tips as well and then we’re gonna follow up with the foam cannon and wash it off with the two bucket method which we’ll go into more detail when we get to that step once the car is dry then we’ll be pulling it inside to then start on the interior do the back you mean and go through the whole steps and process for that but for right now let’s go ahead and get started on the engine work our way on the exterior of the car and then we’ll get into the car inside the car once we can bring it inside and hopefully this rain lets up because it’s gonna be a little bit of a tough job to film when it’s raining so go ahead and pull out your table pull out your roller cart whatever you put all your products on get those all pulled out and get ready for the rest of the detail I have a bucket that’s specific for wheels and tires and for the engine and for the exhaust as well and I’m using specific tools for those different parts of the vehicle so that way I’m not using them on the paint and causing any scratching or marring because usually those areas are a lot dirtier than the paint itself so for the engine bay I’m using a pressure washer to wash off the door jambs get any leaves or dirt that is kind of caked on that comes off easily spray off those jams spray underneath the hood and then focus on an all-purpose cleaner and a soft bristle brush to agitate the dirt that is in those different areas that are harder to reach and then rinsing those off of the pressure washer I like you the engine bay first to get the dirt off the fenders and underneath the hood before I actually start washing the outside of the paint that way all that dirt doesn’t kind of start leaking down as you’re washing the car and you’re not introducing any dirt to that surface after you’ve already washed it and cleaned it in the first place for the larger areas of the engine bay I just have my wash mitt this is an older wash mitt and that’s kind of why I save it for the wheels in the engine so I’m using that to kind of wash the edges and then rinse it off with my pressure washer [Music] so for the wheels I like to initially spray them off and then spray off the inside of the wheel wells because that is an area that a lot of people neglect but there is a lot of dirt in there and it’s just a little extra touch that elevates your detail afterwards [Music] I have several different brushes that I use I have a longer bristle brush that is actually bendable and I use that to get behind the spokes get behind the rakes in this particular car the Brembo calipers are pretty big and it does fit in those areas to get those calipers clean get the inside of the wheel drums clean and then I have a smaller bristle brush that I use for those lug nut areas that are harder to get to and for the caliper bolts and things like that now after I’ve done all of the scrubbing of the tuile I like to rinse it off and then apply my iron X which Iron X is a newer product for me that I’ve actually found to be extremely helpful with getting that last little bit of grime and iron off of the wheels and you can see the color change which actually helps tell you if it’s working or not all right now for the paint of the vehicle I do follow the two bucket methods which is two different buckets with grit guards and then I do have to wash myths that I use specifically for the outside of the car if I need to typically what happens is a lot of times if you accidentally drop one I try to just put that one inside and wash it later on and then I have a backup mitt already in my buckets it usually helps me out with not timing to slow down the process but the first step with any wash is obviously rinse the car off with your pressure washer and just straight water first and then I’m using my foam cannon to saturate the paint with just the initial soaking of the vehicle before I use my mitt now the foam cannon is one of those things that people question whether or not it’s super effective or if it’s helpful it’s kind of for show to be honest I already have all the tools I like to use it for fun and it does kind of give it a cool effect now if you’re not familiar with the two bucket method you do have two buckets one bucket you has your soapy water with a grit guard and then you have a rinse bucket that is this specifically for rinsing your mitt out after you wash a specific panel of the vehicle now when you wash a car I always start at the top and you want to start with one side of your wash mitt wash off one section of a panel and then flip them right over and you can do another panel and then rinse it off in your rinse bucket and wring it out and then you can put it back into your wash bucket so that way you’re not bringing in any dirt into your leaned water bucket as much it does help with cutting down on the dirt and grit that actually gets back onto the paint when you’re washing the next panel one other tip that I do is I have these soft bristle brushes that are boar’s hair that I use for any exterior agitation or small cracked areas like here on the fender I used it in the grill I used it in the different emblems it helps get into those areas that are really hard to reach with a microfiber mitt with just your finger now like I said I started at the top I do work my way down but I leave the bottom quarter panels the front bumper and the bottom of the rear bumper to last and they are usually the dirtiest parts of a vehicle’s exterior and by saving those for last you’re not introducing that dirt onto the rest of the paint [Music] [Music] now when it comes to drying I’m just using a waffle weave drying towel and then I have an air compressor as well for some of those different little cracks like the grill in particularly here in the emblems on the side and it does help with getting some of that extra water out you can use an air compressor on your door handles your any any cracks or crevices it is helpful but in this case the car was already pretty effective at beating off water now for my wax coat like I said the car is in pretty good condition but there’s always a top layer that you could add to the vehicle just to give that extra shine and luster and in this case I’m just using a basic synthetic wax this one’s from Chemical Guys and the reason why I like to use just a basic synthetic wax is because ceramic coatings and some of these more high-end coatings that you’re seeing a lot of they’re not hard to apply but the prep is super super high and to be honest for the average enthusiast for the average car person that needs to wash their car has a busy job has kids whatever you guys got going on and when you have busy lives when you have a ceramic coating there’s a certain level of upkeep that has to take place in order to preserve it and keep it lasting as long as it does without marring it and for me personally doing a corrective once a year or once every other year as long as I can keep my wax level up and do this once every other week once a month you can usually keep kind of that sealant and that wax on the surface enough that you really don’t have that bad of a finish over time and if you are following two bucket method and you’re not driving the car through a car wash you really don’t have that big of an issue with the paint getting scratched up very quickly now for the tires I’m just using a simple tire dressing in my applicator pad to dress the tires after they’ve been dried off really really thrilled with how this turn out making white paint look glassy and wet like this is really really hard to do and when you get it right it’s amazing so the painting exterior is done it is now time to move to the inside of the car and in fact we’re going to start with vacuuming and then we’re going to roll through the rest of the interior I’m just gonna steam the door jambs and kind of clean those up but the majority of the car just needs to kind of be wiped down and kind of cleaned up a little bit because it doesn’t have as much dirt as I typically see what some of my details so let’s go ahead and get started and like I said first start with vacuuming now for any detail I mentioned that the first step is vacuuming it’s obviously has to be pulling everything out of the car first and then you can follow with vacuuming and in this case this is my wife’s car it has two car seats in and it has a lot of papers Starbucks cups you name it but after you get everything pulled out of the vehicle go ahead and move into the vacuuming stage which get as much out as you can and I try to do vacuuming first because when you’re riping off the trim panels on the lower door rockers or on the sides if you have dirt on the carpet already and you’re wiping those panels off after you’ve cleaned them or scrubbed them you’re gonna introduce dirt back onto that surface so that’s why I like to do vacuuming first and then at the very end of the detail if I need to do a follow-up vacuum or like more of a maintenance vac that is the time to do it [Music] now as a nice little effect in the trunk I’ve been kind of experimenting and it’s just a little added effect is putting different carpet lines into the rear carpet is this kind of fun something to add to it they kind of give people more of a visual like appearance that when this person really took the time to detail the car now if you guys have seen my other videos I am a big fan of steam cleaners so I’m using it to clean around the all the different door jams in the vehicle on the trunk the doors everywhere I’m a big fan and big proponent of steam cleaners they do a really good job at lifting off dirt kind of just using steam to do the job for you instead of a lot of chemicals [Music] so I like to start at the front passenger side door and I use the steam cleaner to clean the door jambs around the door itself and then also the car itself and then I’m following up just with Chemical Guys soak and shine too then dress the panels because like I mentioned the car wasn’t extremely dirty and all it needed to do is just get wiped off and kind of dressed up again and I’ll follow this process as I move around the car to the rear passenger the trunk area and then all the way to route to the driver’s side [Music] now in the door jambs sometimes you need to use a soft bristle brush to get some of that dirt but half the time usually just a clean microfiber towel and your steam cleaner will get the dirt off and allow you to get the rest of it off after the second pass [Music] on the door sills when you first go into the car that’s where I using the steam cleaner and bristle brush really does become helpful because you have those different seams and lines in the plastic that are hard to get to just a steam cleaner it helps kind of get that dirt moving a little bit faster [Music] so I like to use Chemical Guys soaked in shine because it’s not really greasy and doesn’t really leave any sort of surface like wetness to it like some other products so I can use it on the seats I can use it on the steering wheel I can use it on the pedals without having to worry about it being slippery after the customer gets the car back [Music] are you really a messenger son to you I won’t close my door no matter what you say bring it down the clothes are still on my door they speak to me now [Music] so now for the leather seats I’m just using a product that is more of a conditioner because like I said they’re really not super super dirty and I’m just trying to preserve them and keep them shining and keep them from cracking over time so I’m just using a basic conditioner to wipe all the seats down and even though they’re not super dirty just by using a conditioner and wiping down the panel’s you’ll actually notice your microfiber will pick up some of that dirt as well which does kind of help with making an easy way to just kind of do a one-step process on your seats [Music] is just so much [Music] [Music] now for any interior plastic panels including the – Here I am just using the chemical guys soak and shine to wipe everything down like I mentioned earlier it really gives it that nice luster and it has that new car smell and it has a UV protecting it to hopefully keep everything from fading over time [Music] nobody else can take your place I’ll never want somebody so for the windows grab two clean microfiber towels and before you start on the window roll the window down halfway and get that top seam along the edge on the inside and outside that way when the customer rolls the window down they’re not going to have that dirty edge of the very top that goes inside the door jamb and because we’ve dressed the doors already just take a clean towel and spray your glass cleaner on that do the inside and then move to the outside of that door and work your way around the vehicle doing all the windows that way and then I like to follow up with a second microfiber towel that is specifically just for kind of cleaning up wiping it down making sure there’s no streaking or add extra fluid that remain on the surface [Music] also don’t forget your side mirrors don’t forget your rear-view mirror inside the car and also don’t forget about the sunroof and the rear inside of your glass on the tailgate so if you want to know what products I used in the video please go ahead and check out in the description box below I have everything linked there for you [Music] now for the Floor Mats I’m just using an all-purpose cleaner and a bristle brush to go ahead and agitate and clean those off drying it off and then topping it with the Chemical Guys silken shine [Music] and here are the end results the car turned out amazing I love the way that the wax keeps the car shine and especially on a white car I found this to be one of the best waxes and topper coats that you can use to make a white car look wet that is really easy to do on a darker color red or black paint but on a white car that’s really hard to do to make it really shine like a darker colored car and when you get it right it’s a really really cool feeling and the interior turned out amazing as well the topper coat I put on there really makes even the carbon fiber panel shine it makes all of the plastic trim look brand-new it really makes the car look like it just rolled off the factory floor and it turned out great so if you liked today’s video make sure you’re subscribed down below give it a big thumbs up and then in the comments I want to see everybody’s cars that they drive I think it’d be really cool for everyone to list them so that way we can see what you guys are driving that watch my videos and that will help me figure out what cars you want me to detail next so thank you guys so much for watching and I’ll see you in the next one bye guys

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100 thoughts on “Deep Cleaning A Range Rover Sport! Complete Full Car Interior & Exterior Detailing!

  1. One of the best and fast growing detailing channel on YouTube right now , great video , keep it up bro ! 👍🏿😁

  2. You’re the only detailer I watch now. You do things and pay attention to real detail like others don’t.

  3. James, I have taken a great interest in your videos! Mega educational and encouraging to the normal person to be able to confidently detail their or any vehicle!
    I have one question… I have used several products and failed while cleaning TINTED windows typically what happens is the tint begins to peel, and I have to go back to get them re-tinted eventually (Stoner’s Invisble glass, ArmorAll wipes and glass cleaner, rain-X window cleaner, and windex).
    I believe it is mostly because the chemicals tend to ruin the adhesive. I have a dog that loves to put her nose on the windows or even lick them lol.
    What product, if any, would you suggest to clean a tinted window?

  4. Always loved cleaning my cars. You inspired me to order some brushes to help in my car cleaning endeavors🤣 I have a Cadillac escalade ESV that takes a good beating from my 5 kids so I'm hoping the new brushes help me get that professional clean that you get on your vehicles!

  5. Hey James, I just upgraded from a Holden Cruze to a gorgeous 2016 Mazda MX5 and the dealer did a sub-par job with the detailing. Two weeks in it's time for a clean, but I want to use a better cleaning method with this beauty than I did with my Cruze. Looking at your video, I think I'll do a full detail rather than just the wash and vacuum I was planning. Thanks for the great info!
    P.S. this is your first video I've seen, if you haven't made one already, can you do a video around washing and caring for a soft top in a convertible?

  6. I actually have a range rover sport myself and I just came across your video by accident!!! I really like the tips for this particular car, I clean mine and do the best I can but it definitely doesn't turn out like this. And one fun thing I just learned it the seats lift up in the back….and under it is trashed. Whoever owned it before had to of had kids!!😂 Looks like one of your dirtiest car videos!!! So I think tomorrow I'll be tackling it to the best of my ability!!! And also your range rover is gorgeous, I love my all black but the whites probably my favorite.

  7. I don’t drive but my parents drive a Land Rover discovery sport, Mercedes ML270, Porsche 911, Mini Cooper sport and a Porsche 718 Spyder

  8. Great work. Here's a tip I learned a while back for glass. Always, wipe the inside vertically and the outside horizontally (or vise versa. just ensure you always use the same method) . That way if you see streaks left, you will know at a glance which side they're on. Cheers

  9. I have recently found two channels I like that do detailing. I love watching these videos, they are strangely relaxing. Your wife must love having you around to keep the cars so clean lol. I would have to be out there with you though cause I like detailing our cars. It's MY thing in our house. My husband tried to help and I just end up shooing him away cause he isn't very thorough. But watching these videos made me realize what a crappy detailer I actually am lol. I have learned quite a bit. Also we have a 2000 Mazda Miata MX5, 2003 Olsmobile Alero, 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan Wolfsburg edition, and a 2015 Chevy Cruze. Might be adding a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta to the collection soon lol.

  10. I have a Glacier White 2010 Nissan Altima & Metallic Lavender Mica 1998 Toyota Corolla. Sis has a Gun Metal 2018 Nissan Altima. Mom has a Metallic Caspian Blue 2008 Nissan Pathfinder. Dad has Gray 1999 Nissan Quest, & Candy Red 2000 Ford Mustang. Yep we're mostly an import/ Nissan fambam, hence my username! Nismogyal! 😂🤣🔰🇬🇾.

  11. so obsessed with detailing videos and he is slowly becoming my favourite channel. something so therapeutic about cleaning lol

  12. I have a sticky substance on my dashboard. Can you suggest something to use to remove it? I bought the car used so I have no idea what it is. I've tried normal cleaners and the towel just sticks to it.

  13. A little late but I'm driving an 2015 Renault Clio Mio. Now that I found your channel I will actually learn how to properly clean it

  14. J. Stauffer, Great video easy to follow for beginners. One question, what was the name of the synthetic wax from Chemical Guys, I don't see it listed above?

  15. Never ceases to amaze me how many people pay huge sums for expensive alloys and then ruin them through kerbing and lack of maintenance.

  16. I drive a 2017 Honda Civic… and it’s white! Thanks for the advice on how to make that “wet” paint look with the wax, I need to try it.

  17. 2020 Range Rover Evoque & 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon(both white) & I’m using this steam method from now on, just ordered mine on Amazon🙏🏻👍🏼. I HATE using so many chemicals on my interior

  18. I would love to see more maintenance washes like this, you’re one of my favorite detailers on YouTube. Btw where can I get those grit guards?

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