11 Simple But Brilliant Car Care Products

Are you one of those men who likes to keep his car seats clean enough to eat off of and the exterior sparkling and shining like you just drove it off the lot? Hey, we won't fault you for having pride in the things you work your tail off to buy.

But this type of passion for automobile aesthetics requires a little sweat and hands-on maintenance. The right products can go a long way towards making your job easier and keeping your baby looking her best.

You've also got to be careful when purchasing car care products out of the store; for instance, make sure to avoid solutions that can harm your paint, such as degreasers that contain acids. 

With thousands of car care products on the market today, we know you've got your work cut out for you, so we've done the wheel-work to find the ones best suited for holding that showroom look. See the list below to find the ones that'll create that professional sheen without the need of an actual pro.

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Stoner Products STN-91164 Cleaner
This invisible glass cleaner leaves no streaks and no haze. It contains no soaps, foams, or dyes so you don't have to worry about any after scents like other glass cleaners. It removes that difficult grime that likes to accumulate on your windshield.
  • 66 bought
 Meguiar's Microfiber Wash Mitt MI83002
Meguiar's Microfiber Wash Mitt is super soft and lint free to help you keep your car's paint nice and smooth. Its clear coat safe microfiber lifts and traps dirt for a clean look.
  • 37 bought
Mothers Foaming Wheel & Tire Cleaner
Mothers Foaming Wheel & Tire Cleaner is safe for all OEM wheels and hubcaps. This product is also non acidic so you don't have to worry about damaging your wheels. You don't have to hand dry your wheels after applying this as this has a unique spot free rinse.
  • 41 bought
Meguiar's G17216 Ultimate Compound
Meguiar's Ultimate Compound helps remove oxidation, swirl marks and scratches. If you have any water spots on your paint then you can remove them with this. This is the stuff to use before you wax as it will add gloss and restores your finish in one step.
  • 58 bought
Meguiar's G18216 Ultimate Liquid Wax
Meguiar's Ultimate Liquid Wax is a long lasting wax that increases water-beading. It provides your paint with a thin film that makes protecting your paint very easy. You can also apply this in direct sun and on a warm surface.
  • 56 bought
One California Water Blade 14
The California Water Blade is a 14" squeegee used to quickly dry your car. It's made of soft medical grade silicone so it will not scratch your paint.
  • 50 bought
K&N Air Filter Cleaner and Degreaser
If you own a K&N filter in your car then you know you have to clean it with a special cleaner. This is a big bottle that will last you a while. The beauty of this cleaner is that it serves multiple purposes as you can also use it to remove grease from chrome, plastic, and painted surfaces.
  • 46 bought
Meguiar's Smooth Surface Clay Kit
Meguiar's smooth surface clay kit will help you restore your paints smoothness. Perfect if the finish on your car is looking a little worn. The clay bar is non abrasive and helps remove any bonded contaminants that could be causing your paint to look warn.
  • 41 bought
Meguiar's G55107 DA Power System Kit
Wax and polish your car like a pro with this kit. If you like to take care of your vehicle and want it looking like it just left the showroom then you'll need this kit. This kit comes with Meguiar's DA tool with a wax and polish pad. The DA or dual action power system can attach to all 3/8 inch drills and will allow you to give your vehicle a showroom finish.
  • 44 bought
Armor All Auto Care Cleaning Pack (75 Wipes)
The Armor All cleaning wipes are a quick way to clean up sections of your car that need a quick touch up. You may even use them to clean up before a detail. The cleaning wipes can be used to remove dust and dirt from your vinyl or fabric dash. The protectant wipes help you guard against UV rays that can damage your interior. The glass cleaning wipes help you wipe grime from your windows.
  • 37 bought
Editor's Choice
Meguiar's Complete Car Care Kit
Meguiar's complete car care kit will help you keep your car looking spic and span. It includes products for any type of exterior cleaning. The gold class wax helps enrich paint and create clear and deep reflection.
  • 48 bought

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11 Simple But Brilliant Car Care Products

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