'Driveway Detailing Warrior' : The Ultimate Cost Saving Book for Getting the Va Va Voom back into Your Car
Written to enable us all to reconnect with the pleasure and pride that comes from a car that looks like it's just driven off the sales forecourt, Driveway Detailing Warrior finds the author generously sharing his top ten money saving, technically accurate and inspirational detailing projects, along with sage advice and entertaining anecdotes that will put a smile on the face of every petrolhead.
Informative, entertaining and with its contents even more pertinent as we lurch further into this cost of living crisis, Driveway Detailing Warrior is a stand out read and makes the perfect Christmas gift for the car proud man or woman in your life.
Psst, did you know that a filthy car could be a disaster for your love life?
It's true; a survey revealed that 51% of those polled would've ended the first date early if their date showed up in a dirty car, and 23% have finished a relationship because of their partner' s filthy ride!
In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, S.L. Lucas serves up ten inspirational in-depth chapters full of sage advice, money-saving DIY detailing projects, the odd heart-warming story and occasional fruity language.
To Help You!
Understand why you need not pay sky-high pro detailer's prices to bring out your motor's beauty and how to keep her in stunning tip-top condition at a fraction of the pro detaile's cost.
Learn the pro hacks and techniques on a journey of discovery where you're empowered with the know-how to bring your beast back to her former glory with the power of home detailing on a budget.
Transform your Sports Car back to her former "alluring" beauty yourself, turning her into the glorious envy of friends and neighbours.
From the book's beginning you'll understand why you need to embrace the Driveway Warrior spirit. You'll learn how to DIY detail your ride Driveway Warrior style and how to use the power of home detailing on a budget to thrive in your endeavour to create the ultimate DIY detailed street weapon"
The author says:
"You may be asking, what is detailing?" I've found it can mean different things to different people. Some think it's a quick wash, vac and wax, while others believe its squirrelling their car away insome high-tech lab for white-coated technicians to dismantle and cleanse every nut and bolt!
"Let's first agree that Petrolheads - car guys and girls - will usually be the ones who have the passion for making great home detailers.
"The truth lies somewhere in the middle. Modern detailing is a combination of skills, passion, using the correct products, and going a step further to tackle areas you can't see, as well as those that you can. Perhaps you could describe detailing as the art of restoring the cosmetic appearance of a vehicle's interior and exterior, including paint correction and restoration, by hand, to like-new. condition, just how she appeared in the sales brochure!â€???
Receiving stand-out reviews, Amazon readers say:
"What a brilliantly written guide to detailing your car. Everything you'll ever need to know and an entertaining read too. I've already bought two more for Christmas presents." Simon
"I highly recommend this new book by Sean Lucas. It is a brilliantly entertaining read with lots of helpful detailing ideas, budget tips and amusing anecdotes. You definitely won't be disappointed." Rosa
"This was such a detailed and informative read. The author did an amazing job of creating memorable and heartfelt nonfiction read that allowed readers to both connect with the author and his experiences and the specific tools and parts that are needed to service the various parts of a vehicle. The chapters go into wonderful detail on these aspects of detailing, from the materials that are used in a vehicleâ€™s part and what is needed to keep it maintained and â€œhealthyâ€???, to the impact a carâ€™s physical attributes and cleanliness have on a person both physically and emotionally.
The knowledge and straightforward writing style the author utilizes in this book does an amazing job of keeping readers invested in the narrative and finds the perfect way of keeping readers engaged on the technical side of detailing and the inspiring aspect of the author's own experiences and writing style. The human aspect of this book comes through the impact a carâ€™s appearance and performance have on a personâ€™s social status, as well as the impact it has on everyday life as well. It also allows readers to see the pros and cons of utilizing at-home care for your vehicle as opposed to professional help and the cost of both roads." Anthony (Amazon from United States)
"Driveway Detailing Warrior: DIY Money-Saving Guide to Sports Car Detailing at Home on a Budget by S.L. Lucas is an amazing book that will provide its readers with an in-depth insight into home detailing on a budget, something that would save you a LOT of money and would provide you with the satisfaction of having done it yourself.
This book talks about the Driveway Warrior spirit which to me seemed like a great concept and almost like an ideology. Through ten chapters, the author takes the readers through a rigorous procedure of how to not only take care of the care but also how to maintain it. This book is every car lover and owner's dream come true! I would recommend this book to all car owners, car lovers and enthusiasts." Heena (Amazon from India)
"This has to be the most comprehensive and usable how-to book ever written. The author has created a very readable and fun book covering every home car detailing aspect.
The book is enjoyable with fun little bits that make you smile as you learn how to take care of your car. The detail in the book is unprecedented. Every single time the author starts a new section he keeps the detail going.
You cannot go wrong if you just follow the process step by step. It is smart and funny and easy to read. The step-by-step instructions can be followed by anyone. There is a great chapter for each part of car detailing. If you need just one for one day...you can flip to that.
A truly brilliant book! If you own a car, you must buy this book. If you are thinking of buying a car, buy this book first. There cannot be a car owner who doesn't need to have this book at the ready. Cannot recommend this book enough." Mr. N (Amazon from US & Canada)
Independently published, Driveway Detailing Warrior is available in hardcover (27.99), paperback (15.99) and Kindle format (5.99 or free via Kindle Unlimited) on Amazon
About the author:
S. L. Lucas is the owner and creator of the popular"Driveway Detailing Warrior" home detailing blog and is a blogging mentor in the home detailing community. A published writer for the local press as well as a Porsche monthly magazine, he has bought, sold, detailed, cherished and spiritedly driven three different Porsche models since 2002. He lives in Brighton with his wife and continues to detail and enjoy his current cherished Porsche Cayman 987.2 around the B roads of Sussex.