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Marissa. Lives in Fargo. Software engineer as a 9-5 gig, works summer weekends at the local drag strip. Weekend warrior for detailing, plasti-dipping, and automotive work.

Major passion for detailing especially on the meticulous side of things. Not afraid of mud puddles though!


Frank. Lives in Chicago. Cybersecurity by day, detailer by weekend. Detailing since around 2008.

Moderator of the reddit subreddit r/AutoDetailing. Worked hard to build up the r/AutoDetailing community since around 35 subscribers and focusing on making it unbiased to vendor influence and control as well as friendly.

Owner of Chicago’s Dedicated Auto Detailing and general automotive detailing hobbyist.


Michael. Lives in Orlando, FL. Detailing since 2013 – professionally since 2016.

Moderator of /r/Autodetailing. Creator of the DA Polishing Getting Started Guide.

Owner of Zen Auto Detailing and father of 2.



Tom. Currently living in Cleveland, OH. Wanted to wash his car once in 2015 and ended up paint correcting and ceramic coating dozens of cars.

Loves teaching detailing and pushing the limits of what detailing products can do!


Chris. I spend way too much on seeking the best solutions with quality results.


Mason. Master Automotive Repair Tech/Smog Tech by day. Detailer by night, sometimes on weekends. I never get around to charging people. I have too many detailing products. And I have way too many damn microfiber towels. 

Let me help you get started detailing.