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DEEP CLEANING The Nastiest Car Ever! Complete Disaster Full Interior Car Detailing Transformation!

DEEP CLEANING The Nastiest Car Ever! Complete Disaster Full Interior Car Detailing Transformation!


what’s up guys welcome back to Stauffer
Garage today’s detail is not only a disaster
interior detail but it is also a subscribers car Caitlyn who is the owner
of this and her husband she reached out to me and showed me pictures of it and I
could not resist detail on this one because the car has never been clean on
the inside and a little bit of back story behind a car her husband he got
the car from a friend who was a restaurant owner and has food and grime
and all that stuff from a restaurant inside of it but that he is also a
mechanic which means that it is full of grease as well from cars and dirt and
everything else so we’re gonna be doing a ton of extraction today we got our
work cut out for us oh and before we move on make sure you guys stick around
to the very end because we’re gonna get the owners reaction of the final product
always makes it worthwhile so if you guys are new hit the subscribe button
down below and if you are subscribed make sure the notification bell is
turned on let’s go and get started all right so as we get started guys the one
thing that you’re going to notice is the owners of the car actually picked up
their stuff out of the car and only left a few things which made my life a lot
easier to begin with and immediately allows me to jump right into the
vacuuming now for the vacuuming process I definitely started with the seats
getting a lot of the debris off the seats where the difference seams started
but then also vacuuming all of the seat cushions themselves and you do that
because it helps when you’re doing the extraction process to get some of the
dirt out of the fibers before you get to that point one thing I do like to do is
when I vacuum the carpets is try to get as much out as possible because you run
the risk of clogging up your extractor it’s just excess dirt that’s larger than
once you want to actually get out of the extraction process it’s just it’s one of
those things that I try to do as much as I can in the forefront so that way I can
focus on more of the embedded stuff that gets stuck in carpets I’m sure you guys
noticed in the before shots that the shifter console the cup holders in the
ebrake was probably the dirtiest part in my opinion and because of that I wanted
to try to vacuum as much of it up as possible so that way my actual detailing
brushes aren’t getting completely caked with goo and gunk and debris when it comes to vacuuming I have
several different attachments with this new vacuum it’s just the basic hose it’s
this claw type tool and then you have the tiny nozzle crevice tool and they
all have different uses that you’ll kind of figure out as you vacuum your own car
but for me personally not using any attachments good for getting a lot of
the larger debris up very quickly the claw is good for kind of when you’re
doing that second pass to get a lot of the carpet fibers clean faster and the
crevice tool is obviously more for a crevice and if you’re trying to get in
between the seams on the seats or hard-to-reach spots if you’re not
pulling out your seats when you’re just doing a typical vacuuming that’s where
those tools kind of come in handy speaking of tools if you have dog hair
or a lot of embedded fibers or hair from anything whatsoever
a lily brush is actually a really awesome tool to pick up you can use it
on the inside of your car you can use it in your house if you have dogs and cats
it’s just a really really good tool at getting those fibers and those hairs
pulled out of them because it’s got that rubber edging on them so if you guys are
interested in checking any of the products out in general that I use in my
videos I have them all linked in the description box below now that all the carpet is done being
vacuumed up I’m moving to the rear seat bench vacuuming in all of the seats
themselves getting behind the seats to the trunk and then vacuuming on that
rear decklid that is probably an area that a lot of people miss as well
vacuuming that rear decklid is kind of like wiping down your dashboard in the
front it’s just the opposite if you will so wiping that down vacuuming any of the
dirt and debris up it gets dusty back there especially if you’re driving
around with your windows down in the summer or in a warmer climate you get a
lot of crap back there so go ahead and vacuum it at this point for the rear seats we’re gonna be
pulling those out as well because there is a good amount of staining on that
bottom bench pulling it out just makes it easier for anybody to access them and
they’re really easy compared to the front seats I think the rear bench is
typically a lot easier to pull out in any sedan and this is also a treasure
trove of fun stuff because everything kind of falls behind this area you’ll
actually be surprised what you’ll find underneath this especially if you have
kids now that all the seats are out of the
vehicle this is the point where I kind of just do my last passive vacuuming
before we move on to extracting the actual seats themselves and I try to do
the seats first before I do the carpets inside the car is because they take the
longest to dry and even if they don’t take longer you never want to give it
back to the customer with wet seats I mean that’s just like common sense and
it makes it kind of hard for them to derive at home without getting soaked so
I always try to do the seats first now for the front seats I’m starting with
cleaning the rails and I’m just using my all-purpose cleaner and my bristled
brush and I’m even using my drill brush on the plastic for some of those harder
gunk on spots and the reason why is if you get this area clean when you’re
using your extractor a drill brush on the actual cloth seat itself you’re not
bringing some of that dirt and debris over into it and causing an additional
staining one thing not to forget is when you’re doing this put the rails forward
and back I actually didn’t show it on camera here but if you put this rails
forward and back you’ll find a lot of dirt in those rails that you wouldn’t
typically be able to get to and if you guys are looking to pick up a
set of detailing brushes as well head on over to Fox clean comm that’s my own
personal brand and you guys purchasing these detailing brushes help support
this channel helps make these videos possible and make sure you guys tag me
on Instagram that way I can share your posts of you guys using the brushes as
well and thank you to everyone that’s already purchased that’s a brush as it
does definitely help support this channel so inside my sprayer I’m just using ten
to one ratio and off-the-shelf carpet cleaning solution that’s aloe foam from
Home Depot it’s just typically generic there are more specialty ones I do have
a Chemical Guys one that I like as well that has a little bit more of an odor to
it that helps kind of make everything smell better once everything dries in
general you can use LA’s totally awesome you can use an all-purpose cleaner for
doing this sort of thing you’re essentially looking for some sort of
solution that helps get the grease and everything in the dirt and all those
different substances in your carpet fibers or your floor mats or your seats
lift it to the surface so that way your extractor can do the work and now that
the seats are saturated it’s time to bust out the drill brush and I’ve been
kind of experimenting with different types of drill brushes and they have
these crinkled ones that are more of a medium and then the soft ones with their
straight fibers and I’ve kind of come to a balance that the medium ones are
sometimes a little too stiff and it causes the drill to jump around too much
and I haven’t seen those perform better than a soft one so the soft one is what
I typically recommend it does a much better job of being gentle when you’re
trying to do door panels or if you’re doing the seats on a cloth seat or even
leather seats in general it’s just the best all-around solution I feel and I’m
going to be carrying those odd Fox cleaned very very shortly as well so
kind of be on the lookout for those new products it’ll be carrying now in my extractor I’m just using plain
old hot water there’s no special solution in there it’s just purely for a
rinse and sucking up all of the solution that we’ve already sprayed into the
seats themselves to get that dirt and debris and grease in any oils out of the
surface and into the extractor tank these vertical seat shots are honestly
like the best thing in the world for any detailer and I’m sure for you guys that
like watching these for satisfaction is just seeing the extraction lines where
you see half of its completely clean and the other half is still dirty and just
that’s what you want to see as a detailer and it what’s what makes my
heart happy and every one of my videos whenever I do
extraction I do the dumping process I usually get a lot of comments on what
kind of drink it is so I’m gonna need you guys to go in the comments below and
comment what do you think it is does it look like a coffee a Coca Cola
a chocolate milk there’s or you know with when it came to the the goat motel
that one just looked like fruit punch but yeah let me know in the comments
below what you guys think this is personally I’m gonna go with a cold brew
coffee and in my videos I use the sandia
extractor and in general I only pick this extractor up over my Bozell little
green machine thing that I used to use because of the amount of extraction that
I’m doing in the volume of it when you’re using the tiny ones it just takes
forever compared to these larger units to get all of the carpets all of the
seats cleaned for some of these details so that is the main reason why I picked
this one up and in general if you guys are looking to get an extractor for kind
of spot cleaning your seats something you can use in the house the little
green machine or anything that you can pick up at Walmart or Target or anything
those do a fantastic job it’s more of the prep when you’re doing the
extraction before it then makes the difference so the right solution using a
drill brush letting it sit and soak into the fibers that sort of thing is what
matters the most and it even a shop vac can get the extraction portion done it
really doesn’t matter as long as it’s a wet/dry vac or you have a mean green
machine or whatever extractor it all does a great job so that’s something to
keep in mind if you’re looking at picking one up for yourself now for the door panels themselves I’m
just using my all-purpose cleaner I’m using my bristle brushes and my drill
brush in certain aspects and then I’m using Folex for the actual cloth insert
that’s on the door panels itself to get the panel completely clean because there is a lot of grease in this
car on every panel and on the carpets multiple passes has typically been the
trend across this entire detail and the main reason is is when I spray my
solution on I use my brush to try to foam up and agitate and get that stuff
loosened up is it so greasy it doesn’t want to like foam up and come off the
surface so I do a light first pass wipe it clean and by that second pass
everything’s kind of coming off the surface and you can get it to be cleaned one thing I recommend is kind of start
with the top of the car and in certain aspects by vacuuming I didn’t really do
that but in general try to start from the top and work your way down and
because I pulled out the seats like I mentioned I’m trying to get those dried
first before I get to the rest of the stuff and just get them out of the way
but starting with the door panels cleaning the windshield doing the
dashboard doing the center console and get in all of that cleaned up is the
right method to do it so that way you’re not introducing additional dirt you know
after you’ve done the extraction on the carpets moving all that dirt around is
always going to cause it to contaminate the lower parts so just start at the top
work your way down and then when you get to the carpets it’s kind of like the
last thing that you do one thing I do want to mention is if you
guys do not have notifications turned on go ahead and hit that Bell down below
and make sure you turn it on all notifications so that way whenever
there’s a new community tab post there’s a new video uploaded you guys are the
first ones to know for the center armrest I used the full
ex solution which does a really good job as just a spray-on carpet cleaner and
after doing about I think I’d end up in four or five passes but after the fifth
pass I was actually really baffled that I was able to get it all entirely out
but it just kind of proves that the right process and the right chemical
solution really can make a difference all the gunk on the shifter and the cup
holders in the ebrake was actually honestly surprising how easily it came
off the surface definitely allowing the solution to soak
help the ton and then just using my bristle brush to move it off the surface
and get it out of those different corners and cracks and crevices and then
just wipe it clean with my microfiber towel now for the juicy part which is the
floors and to be honest I’m gonna say that just looking at the floors during
the vacuuming process I was a little bit pessimistic on the entire cleaning
process when it came to the carpet because not only were we talking about a
lot of grease and dirt that was embedded in the fibers themselves especially on
the driver side but because the car is a little bit older the entire fibers had
been worn off to a point where it was almost just like a hard plastic surface
that’s the bottom of the entire carpet so I did as much extraction I did two
passes on the front driver well and then I went around and did one pass and the
rest of the carpets it just didn’t make sense to continue to work on it because
it was kind of diminishing returns at that point and that’s something to keep
in mind when you’re also cleaning your car if your carpets are old and there’s
holes and it’s really really caked in there the best solution is honestly pick
up some nice floor mats you could always put that on top of them but the better
solution is to go to like Rock Auto or find somewhere online that’s selling on
a replacement carpet and you can usually pick them up for less than 150 bucks for
the entire floor carpet of your car and there’s videos online that you can find
on how to do it but typically in general it’s not that hard to do and if you
replace that carpet it usually makes a huge difference on the appearance of the
inside of your vehicle and making a look you know a little bit new again now that the extraction is done I’m kind
of going back around the panels after the drill brushes kind of kicked up some
of the dirt and debris from the floor’s wiping down all the door sills cleaning
those up cleaning the rest of the door panels and the center consoles on the
side before I do my final vacuuming process and I do the final vacuuming
because no matter what you’re always going to introduce just a little bit of
dirt or debris throughout the entire extraction process so just going one
more time over the carpets before you put the seats back in ensures that when
the customer gets the car back it really is clean it just doesn’t have
anything lit remaining on the floors and the final step is get all the seats
and everything back in the car and make sure you torque them down based on the
specs that you find online or in your service manual to ensure that
everything’s tightened properly in the car turned out incredible I actually was
really really happy with how a lot of the pieces turned out honestly initially
based on being all oil and gasoline and just car goo I was a bit pessimistic
like I said that some of this stuff wasn’t going to come out but it
definitely transformed the vehicle and the owner was super super happy with the
end results so if you stick around to the very end I have the owners reaction
which is a subscriber and if you guys have vehicles that are located in the
Columbus Ohio or Central Ohio area and is a disaster or if you want to get your
car cleaned go ahead and shoot me an email at the
Stauffer garage at gmail.com send me some pictures of the car and I’m happy
to see if we can get you featured on Stoffer garage thanks again guys and
I’ll see you next time bye guys oh the seats are actually great
I’m not brown anymore oh this is wonderful
they actually feel like fabric again and I got the armrest completely cleaned so
it’s not black at all it just has all the marks from yeah there you go fix
your muffler and I’ll let you drive oh there you go thank you

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100 thoughts on “DEEP CLEANING The Nastiest Car Ever! Complete Disaster Full Interior Car Detailing Transformation!

  1. I'm sitting here wondering if my wife is pregnant with baby #6… well at least I got a fresh cup of coffee and this detail to watch! Cheers to that
    Share this video because I'm going to need all the support I can get!!!!

  2. I’m in Columbus too! I just stumbled upon your channel while surfing. Great stuff man. I’ve got a Buick for ya, lol. 😝

  3. I detail cars and learn different techniques from ya so I appreciate your videos. Question tho, this process you doing, what should I charge a person for this?

  4. When I saw you clean the door panel and the seat belt inserts I thought you were going to pull out a blue non scratch pad from scotch but you used a brush so I’d suggest maybe testing out those blue pads for hard grime instead of doing multiple passes with a brush.

  5. Hey I watch your videos all the time and there ace! I have a question for you, my car headrest seems to have a shinny circle in it probably from me after the gym or something, I tried everything to get rid of it, any suggestions?

  6. Does anyone know a good spray for tires with white lettering. The armor all I use leaves the tires shiny but stains my letters

  7. This is probably one of my favorite videos!!! Idk why but the transformation was awesome. But I’m so upset I no longer live in Toledo… I would totally hit you up about my truck!!! Your transformations are amazing.

  8. LOVE THIS!! Thank you again for taking us on, this is cleaner than I have ever seen the car (even from before we owned it). <3<3<3

  9. In my country floormats are standard in a car and they are a cheap fix to keep the car clean and also seatcovers are a good buy.

  10. I love how you continually say it's the dirtiest vehicle ever on every single one of your videos…maybe you need a thesaurus for different wording…that being said, these videos remind me of hoarders and how disgusting some people can be…i hope you charge a good amount of money to clean these disgusting vehicles….

  11. you took the seats out, (not many people do that it is too time consuming), you might as well pressure wash the seats as they are out of the car not bother with the small detail brush / extractor

  12. Not for nothing…….but you didn’t clean the side of the center console when the seats was out like you usually do. And you didn’t use the chemical guys silk and shine. By the way thanks you that tip, I love the silk and shine. It smells amazing.

  13. It seemed that another pass or two in the driver's footwell would make a noticeable difference. Also, if you treat your car like a garbage can and let it get so dirty, remember that other people see all of it wherever you park and they will judge you.

  14. Eu sei que pode parecer estranho, mas seu canal é PERFEITO, eu adoro chegar depois de um longo dia de serviço e ver um vídeo tão inspirador.

    Obrigada por tudo!

    PS: Acompanho o canal da família desde o início e vê-lo crescer assim é incrível.

    Beijo do Brasil 🇧🇷

    Mona

  15. You should invest in some 'Magic Erasers' on anything plastic and for the gear knob and steering wheel and always clean the glass last.

  16. I bet the reason he did the extraction last is because he usually puts it at the beginning and people prob click off after that

  17. The amount of satisfaction I get watching these detail videos! Question…how long do the brushes on your drill brush last?

  18. I WISH! you could clean my car lol but I’m all the way in SC and it’s not that dirty lol just your typical dirty minivan but If you can transform this car I bet you can make my car look brand new!! I will definitely be buying some of your tools!

  19. Some just happen was soo strange ok soon as I opened ur video to play soon as it came on a commercial came on the tv at the same time ur vid started and why was it playing the same music ur vid has at the exact time all in sequence with each other! Lol 😂 I thought I might share that . The Commercial was an army commercial

  20. There is legit nothing like waking up on a Saturday morning and getting that upload notification from Stauffer Garage.

  21. For the life of me I don’t see how people can drive in a filthy car. Drives me crazy..I clean and vacuum the inside of my car weekly even if it’s not much that needs to be done

  22. Hey those seat rails is where that steamer come in at to blow it out u feel me I know u do but to put it out there for the ones who don’t

  23. Watching these is addicting. 😁 it's been several months since i watched. Nice hairdo! I came initially to get details about the washer extractor… I've got mattresses that need a deep cleaning

  24. Seriously you need to try a magic eraser on those plastics. It’s faster and grabs all grease and dirt! Brush takes to long. I would only use brush in creases. Also why didn’t you use steam cleaner? With that amount of food grease? Would of been faster? Or was it to promote your brushes? Just wondering?

  25. Never spray product or even water on the gauge cluster. Liquid gets inside the trip odometer reset button and drips down inside the plastic gauge cover. The drip dries and leaves a whitish drip stain which you can never get out unless you remove the cluster and remove the front plastic and clean the inside. I have noticed like 8/10 detailers don't know this. I would be super pissed if this was done to my car.

  26. At this point in the car detailing world I just want you to pour in as much mud as you can in a car, let it sit for a year and come back and clean it.

  27. The one thing that most people don't realize is that doing the basics such as vacuuming and wiping things down will go along way to keeping your vehicle clean. The car turned out great, awesome job.

  28. No idea why you didnt do the seat extraction in sections. When you sprayed the whole thing and brushed it with the drill, you let all of it sit and get a chance to actually get deeper because its in liquid form. I can still see stains on the first seat you did.

  29. I would agree the first few extractions looked like an ice brew, but that last one whoa was totally sledge grossness.

    Great job on the car, James! I like the ones with subscribers’ reactions!

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