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Detailing a New Car

Just because a vehicle is new, doesn’t mean that it does not need to be detailed and preserved. By the time a car is produced, routed, transported and eventually sold to the end user, sometimes 8-16 weeks can pass by. … Continue reading

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VW Popout Window Seal Replacement

Often time even NOS (New Old Stock) parts can deteriorate with time. Sitting on a shelf for sometimes decades can take their toll. Here we have a pair of New Old Stock popout windows for a 1967 VW beetle. They … Continue reading

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1967 VW Beetle Sunroof Rebuild

Starting in 1965 VW changed the sunroof design for deluxe Beetles from a sliding ragtop design to a metal sunroof which requires a crank of a handle to open and close. Although the sunroof was smaller in overall size, it … Continue reading

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Groits Garage Customers Looking for Stainless Steel License Plate Frames

If you have been to a local auto parts store lately, the quality of license plate frames continue getting cheaper and cheaper.  Most items are made of cheap plastic that either distort or fade in the sun.   Worse yet are … Continue reading

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Non Insulated German Electrical Connentor Crimp Tool

Our Non Insulated German Electrical Connentor Crimp Tool may look simple, but it provides a quality crimp and is specially used with our German open barrel connectors. A simple hand tool will crimp most of our 6.3mm connectors for a … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Cold Weather Door Maintenance

During cold weather months even the simple process of opening a car door can be problematic. Either your car door lock cylinder will not properly rotate, or worse yet you cannot open the door even after unlocking it. At Goodspeed … Continue reading

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Tour of Canepa Design

Disneyland for car guys! Bruce Canepa owner and founder of Canepa Design was on hand Saturday October 13, for a special tour of his state of the art facility in Scotts Valley, California. Saturday marked the final “Cars and Coffee” … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Fabric Top Cleaning and Protection

Summer here in California is just hot!  As we move into summer, the hot sun and UV can take a toll on a fabric convertible top. The cleaning and protecting of a Stayfast canvas fabric top is vital to increasing … Continue reading

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Goodspeed Motoring to Produce Custom License Frame for Yokohama Tire

Modesto, CA June 2012 — Goodspeed Motoring is proud to announce a partnership with Yokohama Tire to produce a custom license plate frame, showcasing the premium tire brand. Yokohama Tire was established in 1917. Yokohama’s mainstay tire products include tires … Continue reading

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Goodspeed Motoring – More Than Just Car Care Products

For over 20 years, Goodspeed Motoring has led the industry in providing quality car care products for your preservation and reconditioning needs. We at Goodspeed Motoring are constantly expanding our product line. Each car care product we sell is extensively tested … Continue reading

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