HOW TO DETAIL AN OLD CAR | Bringing an Old Car Back to Life!

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How to detail an old car and bring it back to life! I show you all the steps needed to properly detail the interior and exterior of an older vehicle, like this Chrysler Sebring convertible that is over 16 years old!
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Kommentarer

  • H恵美子
    H恵美子10 dager siden

    What a pretty car color

  • Paul Fletcher
    Paul FletcherMåned siden

    not a big fan of the music on these older videos

  • Melanie Thies
    Melanie Thies3 måneder siden

    This car looks great 👌 awesome job

  • Theresa Flowers
    Theresa Flowers3 måneder siden

    Great job 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩

  • alwl89
    alwl894 måneder siden

    that's a lovely Chrysler Sebring there, I always think of them as rental cars in Florida for cruising around in the sunshine, must be odd to see 1 in Canada! :)

  • Rama Nrusimhadevara
    Rama Nrusimhadevara5 måneder siden

    *Michael Scott has entered the chat*

  • Albert Timmer
    Albert Timmer7 måneder siden

    The Detail Geek without a cap !!

  • Ramijan Jan
    Ramijan Jan8 måneder siden

    I like you

  • Teo O
    Teo O8 måneder siden

    Pressure washer on a fabric convertible top??? What a mistake

  • Alec J
    Alec J8 måneder siden

    The Detail Geek is hot

  • GenXFordGuy
    GenXFordGuy8 måneder siden

    Seeing this, after seeing what your growth has brought you in the last 2 yrs was amazing and inspiring. I'm getting ready to get started in detailing, after a layoff that drove me into early retirement. (I'm 67) I look at your vids as training material, and for the satisfaction they give. Thank you for this one especially since my wife's 2012 Chrysler 200 will be my first real detail other than my truck. Again, thank you.. Very much!

  • SourcePittsburgh
    SourcePittsburgh8 måneder siden

    That song SUCKS!! Watched on mute.

  • Ravon Rajpaul
    Ravon Rajpaul8 måneder siden

    Man I love your vids. I recently discovered them. I been watching the newer ones and looking at your older vids is wild like seeing how far you came from. Keep up the good work man. These vids are inspiring me to become a detailer.

  • Console Gamer
    Console Gamer8 måneder siden

    i am new here but now You are my Motivation..👌🏻

  • Jeff Cuevas
    Jeff Cuevas8 måneder siden

    Sexy as F#@k!

  • Gene Jackson
    Gene Jackson8 måneder siden

    The music kinda sucks balls

  • djmadd1212
    djmadd12128 måneder siden

    What kind of machine do you use puting on the wax or polish

  • First112
    First1129 måneder siden

    What did you do for the convertible top?

  • chris ward
    chris ward9 måneder siden

    Do you ever do mobile detailing or does everyone come to you?

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    9 måneder siden

    I’m strictly home based 👍🏻

  • Hannah DD
    Hannah DD9 måneder siden

    Watching the older videos after seeing most of the newer (2019) videos, my jaw absolutely dropped when I didn't see you whip out the drill brush or the infamous Bissell for any carpets! So weird to see you work with anything else now haha!!

  • Varnesse
    Varnesse9 måneder siden

    Simply immaculate!

  • Dawn Hernandez
    Dawn Hernandez9 måneder siden

    WOW!!! No hat on 👍

  • Michael Livingstone
    Michael Livingstone9 måneder siden

    Was that Saskatchewan plates?

  • Becky4_U

    Becky4_U

    9 måneder siden

    Bentley Kawasaki possibly! He does live there!

  • Julian Yale
    Julian Yale9 måneder siden

    This must before you got the wet vac.

  • Jesus Garza
    Jesus Garza9 måneder siden

    If this is the 2002 Chrysler sebring convertible LXI why does yours have a manual choice that's so not fair😄 mine doesn't have that or Im just not looking right

  • Kam Sam
    Kam Sam9 måneder siden

    Ah the times before the extractor

  • Bobert
    Bobert9 måneder siden

    I really like the 60s music remakes in the background

  • Adven2rer
    Adven2rer9 måneder siden

    Nice work, but it might be a special talent to waste floor mats that way )))

  • Akash Singh
    Akash Singh9 måneder siden

    So this is before you discovered Bissell 3624 SpotClean Professional Portable Carpet Cleaner 😂

  • Cameron McCullough
    Cameron McCullough9 måneder siden

    Seeing this demonstration on how to detail an old car reminds me of the 1998 Chevrolet Silverado that you did. This is a very brilliantly educational video on how to take better care of older vehicles and how to keep it clean and looking like new. The Chrysler Sebring Limited convertible is so beautiful and lovely. Thank you for a wonderful clip because you are awesome. I'm so excited to see the next detailing video. Love always Mitch. #LoveTheDetailGeek #LoveTheDetailGeek2 #ChryslerSebringConvertible #PositiveVibes 💖💖💖💖💖

  • CraigKirkwood
    CraigKirkwood9 måneder siden

    Definitely smashed the thumbs up button, as always!

  • Andrewatlanta
    Andrewatlanta9 måneder siden

    Nice job as usual. Vocal music, especially doo wop, was distracting and intrusive, though. Up tempo instrumental would have been better. Just sayin'.

  • Vsvp
    Vsvp9 måneder siden

    wait wait wait,,,, is this pre your favourite tool that is so amazing and you always recommend our favorite bissel pro???

  • Tropixs
    Tropixs9 måneder siden

    This is actually so helpful and taught me a lot I have a hand me down 2004 cr-v Honda and the paint is chipping a little and the carpet was so dirty this helped a lot and your new videos helped too thanks!😃😁

  • jesseray bello
    jesseray bello9 måneder siden

    Beat playlist ive heard on your videos

  • r e
    r e9 måneder siden

    !!! (Hates convertibles) How much ya want?

  • Joanna (Lady Gray)
    Joanna (Lady Gray)9 måneder siden

    Wow 16 is old? My poor baby VW Beetle 72... He is OLD AF!

  • Stephanie Farrar
    Stephanie Farrar10 måneder siden

    My 1st brand new car was a 1996 burgundy sebring convertible :) They were beautiful cars.

  • Lori

    Lori

    8 måneder siden

    Stephanie Farrah yes they did

  • chris weiler
    chris weiler10 måneder siden

    Door dings?! It looks like Shredder and a Samurai used it for practice...

  • Chanda Russell
    Chanda Russell10 måneder siden

    What would you use on an older car where the paint has started to fade? Would colour correct it as much as you could and then apply waxes or sealants?

  • Vero O
    Vero O10 måneder siden

    I have the same car, same year too but mine is green 😁 I have only seen 2 other Sebring convertibles.

  • Moosecop32
    Moosecop3210 måneder siden

    I've been watching through some of your older videos and you have come a long way in your methods and production value. Well done sir. That being said, I would love to see some more old cars like this done. Cleaning up newer cars is awesome to watch but bringing back an older car from one thats been unloved to something that makes you go Wow truly shows how talented you are sir. Keep up the amazing work.

  • Chris

    Chris

    9 måneder siden

    I agree with that as well

  • MrAudienceMember
    MrAudienceMember10 måneder siden

    Very satisfying to see the paint pop with the polish. Nice car.

  • Daniel Stover
    Daniel Stover10 måneder siden

    I recently found your channel and enjoy it. It is interesting watching the older videos to see how the products, equipment, and technique you use evolved.

  • Carlos Garcia
    Carlos Garcia10 måneder siden

    ¡Nice video bro! Song name at the beginning?

  • Peter Kapica
    Peter Kapica10 måneder siden

    I find it pleasant cleaning old cars to make them look like new. How do you clean the headliner of a car to remove stains? Also is blowing compressed air on the carpet to get the dirt loosened and moved to a more easily accessible place to vaccum a good idea? I had pretty good results with compressed air

  • J M
    J M10 måneder siden

    Did you put anything on the convertible cover to finish it?

  • Freedom is not Free
    Freedom is not Free10 måneder siden

    You forgot clean bealts

  • T A
    T A11 måneder siden

    U could have cleaned the seatbelts. Good job otherwise

  • DeBajanYankee
    DeBajanYankee11 måneder siden

    Incredible to watch an older video and compare to newer ones. Techniques and tools changed. Awesome vid

  • chris casias
    chris casias11 måneder siden

    As usual, a very satisfying video! I was wondering how you felt about using compressed air or it's equivalent to dry off the vehicles that you are detailing. What is your opinion if any on drying by hand and the compressed air technique? I am curious, keep up the great work!!

  • 2Beigatti
    2Beigatti11 måneder siden

    Your videos are so satisfying. Love the before and after transformations!

  • Patrick Price
    Patrick Price11 måneder siden

    Dude the music in this is on point! I love it!

  • Akhil Laljeeth
    Akhil Laljeeth11 måneder siden

    Recenlty been watching alot of your videos for the great editing and a chance to see vehicles thats not manufactured in my country although this is just one step above a normal car wash with good equipment and products but not a full detail.....missing bits are seat belts.seat belt panels.grab handles .headlinner .the panels behind the rear seats.compartment where the spare tyre is kept .cleaning the windscreen from inside .sun visiors and ofcourse an engine bay detail.seeing years of grease and oil coming off chasis legs engines and gearboxes is oddly satisfying ....anyway thats what we pay for to get the vehicle showroom ready

  • Björn Blümchen
    Björn Blümchen11 måneder siden

    This is old?... Well, i think thats too new to be called old.😂 But its really clean now anyway!👍

  • FG visualz
    FG visualz11 måneder siden

    Jesus your videos are so much better than this now

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    11 måneder siden

    Hahahaha I know right 😄

  • Jeff Cuevas
    Jeff Cuevas11 måneder siden

    Nice job but you forgot the seat belts, they need a good wipe down too.

  • DevonOnAir
    DevonOnAir11 måneder siden

    Damn, that's an ugly car, but at least you made it shiny!

  • Royal Navarre
    Royal Navarre11 måneder siden

    I have a Sebring convertible and your video has inspired me to detail and wax my car. Thank you😁

  • Rodolfo Rezende

    Rodolfo Rezende

    11 måneder siden

    I have one sebring convertible ❤️

  • Matt
    MattÅr siden

    Watching an older video compared to newer ones really shows how much your detailing game (and video making) has improved

  • James Robert

    James Robert

    9 måneder siden

    Same - drill brushes, extractor, steamer, hmmm what else haha

  • Cinema Superhit

    Cinema Superhit

    10 måneder siden

    Means so much coming from trevor Do you need your old jeep detailed

  • Wi et Ma et le bonus

    Wi et Ma et le bonus

    10 måneder siden

    Bmw

  • PapaSmurf918

    PapaSmurf918

    11 måneder siden

    Exactly... what I just thought😄

  • Cameron Olejnik
    Cameron OlejnikÅr siden

    Love the video! Do you happen to know the names of the song remixes you used?

  • Danny Ohly
    Danny OhlyÅr siden

    I noticed you didn’t do anything with the top.

  • Matt

    Matt

    År siden

    Taylor Cervenka he should’ve used a protectant on it and a horse hair brush to properly clean it this is an older video though so hopefully his top cleaning method has improved. Sooooo many detailers on youtube don’t properly clean them and it makes me so sad... coming from a convertible owner 😞

  • Taylor Cervenka

    Taylor Cervenka

    År siden

    Danny Ohly he washed and used the mitt on it

  • Neo Huerta
    Neo HuertaÅr siden

    Really nice car!

  • American Patriot
    American PatriotÅr siden

    Michael Scott was happy I’m sure

  • Jonathan

    Jonathan

    9 måneder siden

    I was

  • ezmac82

    ezmac82

    11 måneder siden

    😂😂

  • Taylor Cervenka

    Taylor Cervenka

    År siden

    American Patriot 😂

  • kody k
    kody kÅr siden

    I have a 99 Chrysler LHS which pretty much is just the older version of this car and mine is in “excellent” condition and I’m glad to see an older Chrysler like this one in good condition. This video helped a lot thanks for making satisfying and helpful videos.

  • Adrian

    Adrian

    År siden

    @kody k lol I never use that ,it works and I think it has an error or something when I got the car on a scanner. Overload circuit something something ...but it works great. I think it has something to do with the torque converter that start rattling if I rev the car to hard. Sadly in Europistan we have shit mechanics for automatic transmissions ,I had to buy a second car for parts and even so I still can't find someone to install the stupid TQ .

  • kody k

    kody k

    År siden

    Adrian I live in Colorado and it’s my daily driver I definitely check if it still has a warranty. But I thought he aromatic/manual transmission in the 300M was pretty cool

  • Adrian

    Adrian

    År siden

    @kody k damn it must be really clean. at 85k its not even out of warranty lol ...they had 100k miles or 5 years warranty iirc. I have a 300M with 150,000 miles and I sure hope these engines are reliable. I live in Europe and this is one of my toy cars ,I don't use it often and sadly I have to change the torque converter in it because it rattles like it has a spun bearing in the engine :(

  • kody k

    kody k

    År siden

    Adrian Mine is a 3.5 and it’s been treating me good so far but to be fair it’s a 99 with only 85,019 miles on it

  • Adrian

    Adrian

    År siden

    @kody k many came with the 2.7 which was throwing rods ,but from what I understand the 3.2/3.5's are really reliable.

  • Jesse Evan
    Jesse EvanÅr siden

    Do you ever get the same customers twice? And if so have you gotten them after you got the spot cleaner?

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    År siden

    Have only gotten the same vehicle twice one time, and yes I’ve also had customers bring me different vehicles

  • Javier Mc savage
    Javier Mc savageÅr siden

    Your videos are entertainment for me.keep up the work

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    År siden

    Thank you 😊

  • brianallen0826
    brianallen0826År siden

    Does anyone else think of "Brad Wesley" driving the 5.0 convertible in Road House, while singing Shaboom shaboom

  • Dusty Baker
    Dusty BakerÅr siden

    another job well done.keep up the great work.God Bless!!!!

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    År siden

    Thank you 😊

  • WEVallely
    WEVallelyÅr siden

    I hope you don't take offense at this, but I would watch you do anything! Mercy!

  • Re San

    Re San

    11 måneder siden

    Totally agree. And he seems like overall such a nice guy. 👍

  • Christina Rose

    Christina Rose

    År siden

    WEVallely Right?!?!? 😍🔥

  • Charlie's hargreaves
    Charlie's hargreavesÅr siden

    Just me that thinks this guy deserves around 100k plus subs ?

  • jstoli996c4s

    jstoli996c4s

    9 måneder siden

    He’s on his way to 1M+ 👍

  • Issey Mc

    Issey Mc

    11 måneder siden

    He got it 🤣😂

  • Marco Gultom

    Marco Gultom

    År siden

    Cleaning ford and he will get it.

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    År siden

    Haha thanks dude!

  • In Detail Sydney
    In Detail SydneyÅr siden

    Another nice video. You seem to get cars with leather interiors that you ‘condition’. I’m not sure when, but I think it was in the late 1990s, automotive leather upholstery became coated. This helped resist stains, easier to clean, etc.. Except for high end brands - Rolls, Bentley, etc.. There leather is still pretty much aniline. The coating on the leather in the cars you have shown is pretty much sealed. The ‘conditioner’ adds UV protection, a nice matt lustre and usually odour, but won’t help soften it as the pores are sealed. I’m still trying to get my head around it so I’ve been experimenting on various known coated leather objects, lounges, my new car interior and a friends beret. So far not even steaming helps infuse the ‘conditioner’ into the leather. It just sits on the surface waiting to be removed. I think Auto-Fetish has some good lessons on it too.

  • Dima Gurevich
    Dima GurevichÅr siden

    One last thing to clean, especially on a light interior are the seat belts. Now that you have an extractor, should be easy to do.

  • Vipin Joseph

    Vipin Joseph

    11 måneder siden

    Exactly what I was thinking! Impressive job nonetheless.

  • KillFaDaThrill
    KillFaDaThrillÅr siden

    They took care of that thing

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    År siden

    +KillFaDaThrill Sure did! The owner has taken pretty good care of it over the years and only drives it in the summers so it never sees our harsh Canadian winters!

  • Gavin Ent
    Gavin EntÅr siden

    You deserve way more subs than you have like really

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    År siden

    Thank you! Glad you like the videos. That means a lot :)

  • RJ KINGDOM VLOGS
    RJ KINGDOM VLOGS2 år siden

    My mom didn’t have that. Chrysler she had a Dodge Stratus with was a dope car. But time flew by and she got a Benz

  • RJ KINGDOM VLOGS
    RJ KINGDOM VLOGS2 år siden

    I love this video

  • The Detail Geek

    The Detail Geek

    2 år siden

    Awesome, glad you liked it!

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