FULL DETAIL OF A BLACK CAR | A Detailer's Nightmare
In this video I do a Full Detail of this black 2016 Lincoln MKZ all while being thankful I don't own a black vehicle anymore, showing you all the steps needed to properly and safely detail a black car! I do a full interior and exterior clean and detail of the MKZ!
As much as I love the look of a freshly detailed black vehicle, for a perfectionist like me it's like a living nightmare trying to finish with the car....I turn my back and it's got dust all over it!
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  • Laura Martinez
    Laura Martinez

    I agree with you about black paint, I also used to own a black charger and it was a pain to keep clean, but you can't argue after a good wash and wax that the mirror finish is satisfying 😍

    • Succ Wong
      Succ Wong

      Do like Mary Kay n get an old school pink car lmaoo

    • Steve Lowles
      Steve Lowles

      I’m glad I have an orange car 😂

    • Steve Lowles
      Steve Lowles

      I’m glad I’ve got an orange car 😁

    • Joseph oliver
      Joseph oliver

      The Detail Geek you and your channel have grown so much sents this video I love your channel 👍

    • Scott Luther
      Scott Luther

      Same here! I had a 2017 Dodge Charger R/T that I was leasing! It looked nice when it was clean!

  • 85Milez

    What kind of flashlight you used when you vacuumed

  • Rafed Bnhamda
    Rafed Bnhamda

    How much is ur water bills

  • Jordan De Jong
    Jordan De Jong

    noooooooo make sure to always disconnect the negative terminal on the battery when you’re detailing with all the doors open😭😭

  • Christian

    It's cool to hear just how different (more eloquent really) your commentary is now vs what it sounded like a year ago in this video.

  • Lord Malice
    Lord Malice

    Ok! Got that baby beamin! I have a 2017 Black Label Vineyard in black paint! I love black, but yes, its hell cleaning that baby! Its still the best normal color on a car to me!

  • j lirie
    j lirie

    whoa, cool rims. are there actually tires on that thing 😂

  • DAHJ

    The way he says garage 😂

  • Mike Boncheck
    Mike Boncheck

    Real ?.....what do you charge for that ?

  • white salt
    white salt

    I have a jet black dodge challenger now. I dont know how I'm gonna get it spotless

  • GameRage

    Yo i can't sleep now

  • Kyle McFarland
    Kyle McFarland

    Is it me, or is the shot at 9:14 makes the paint look dripping wet.

  • Pixel

    Do you put your studio lights aimed inside the car in the dark spots? My sister has this headlamp she wears when walking her dog and it's a lifesaver in the dark mornings and when needing to see when picking up after her dog. That'd help to see in the back seats I think.

  • Angie Janssen
    Angie Janssen

    Have u ever done a tesla

  • Ronnie Moll
    Ronnie Moll

    Another detailer I follow uses Woolite on his leather. eswindow.info/video/m4GAcK-trJqs4Hk/v-deo

  • I;Telmo

    I wonder if he does it every single day? 7 days a week?🦾

  • katrina bentson
    katrina bentson

    i don’t know what it is but you seem a lot happier in this video 🥳

  • Miriam Broddus
    Miriam Broddus

    The quickest detail I have ever seen.

  • Dead Channel
    Dead Channel

    Is it me or the car that got wet n the video 🤨I’mma need help finding out 🥰

  • Relaying Foundations
    Relaying Foundations

    Do you do anything other than car details

  • bryan camilo yolo
    bryan camilo yolo

    I have the whole line of maguiers and the whole line of griots Honestly i like the griots better

  • Jackson Hess
    Jackson Hess

    The grage

  • Kevin Vuitton
    Kevin Vuitton

    What temp do you try to keep the water at when washing vehicles during the winter?

  • shane walsh
    shane walsh

    Silver;Never looks dirty even when it is. I said to myself No more black vehicles. Currently Ford Fusion Titanium AWD,Igot Silver and FordEscape SEL AWD Ruby Red. Sweet interiors also.🇨🇦

  • InfinityOrchid

    Man...I love your videos....where are you at? My car needs help 😁

  • Sevir

    I have a black car, i wash it 2-3 times a week cause I hate the dust and dirt showing. Let's just say I'm not picking black when my lease expires.

  • Jeanette Adriano
    Jeanette Adriano

    Love ❤️ watching your videos you do an amazing 😉 job

  • Avary Howard
    Avary Howard

    I love your accent I’m from Georgia but all of my extended family is from North Dakota You talk just like them

  • Lindsay Federico
    Lindsay Federico

    Your nightmare, my favorite 🤗. My car is black pearl.

  • Steve Oh
    Steve Oh

    Nice looking car though

  • Brandon O'neill
    Brandon O'neill

    That dude at the back need to wash his car

  • Chairman of the Board
    Chairman of the Board

    S&N leather conditioner leaves your car smelling like leather for months.

  • Chairman of the Board
    Chairman of the Board

    I use a back pack blower to blow water out of all the places water liked to hide before I dry the vehicle off.

  • Sean Andersen
    Sean Andersen

    No clay bar?

  • superunknown ?
    superunknown ?

    I like white vehicles but the only problem with them is that it I hard to tell when they get dirty and dusty

  • Jake Reamy
    Jake Reamy

    How do I find him to hire him

  • Pat Scott
    Pat Scott

    I wonder how much he charges

  • Nept Tune
    Nept Tune

    Was this before you got your drain in the garage or something?

  • CyberCyborg 20XX
    CyberCyborg 20XX

    Way too much music. Just sayin

  • CJ McCright
    CJ McCright

    Hey so the other day i drove through some sticky black stuff in a construction area because it was the only way to my work. I think it was tar or something, not sure but they were redoing the road. If tried taking it off with gentle methods like washing and rubbing with a cloth, but im afraid to use force. Any ideas on how to get it off? Some people have suggested denatured alcohol which i havent gotten around to trying yet.

    • CJ McCright
      CJ McCright

      The Detail Geek Took a while but I got it out! Thanks

    • The Detail Geek
      The Detail Geek

      Either clay bar or a spray on tar remover!

  • TurboPepsi

    If I had to guess, I'd say this car belongs to a really fast accountant!

  • Anas

    Which brand car is this.

  • VaLon Lee
    VaLon Lee

    I like how your process has changed since this, but some of the simpler methods I could actually do, so it is nice to see.

  • frank Mo
    frank Mo

    Some people got so much money they don't know what to do with it... you forgot to clean the chassis.😵😂

  • The Dred God
    The Dred God

    bruh anyone with a black car knows... you BUY MICROFIBERS EVERYTIME YIU WASH. I GOT ABOUT 200

  • Kennedy Stocks
    Kennedy Stocks

    u gonna invest in a shop soon?

  • BG Hoody
    BG Hoody

    Black paint, ugh. The darker the colour, the softer the paint, so black is generally the softest which is why it shows swirl marks the easiest.

  • minibox ghost
    minibox ghost

    I used meguiars ceramic wax and it worked real well for me it seems to help bring back gloss to old paint thats hard to get a good shine out of I usally however use chemical guys butter smooth and this new ceramic stuff if it lasts long might be a new favorite of mine also you should try some white diamond metal polish it it worked miracles on the chrome and mags of my 20 year old motorcycle

  • Shaggy has Cancer
    Shaggy has Cancer

    That car looks like her man just had a ‘happy ending’ all over her if you know what I mean....

  • /dev/null/

    very nice car! i love the rims

  • khan zuhi
    khan zuhi

    dislikes from other service stations😅

  • YO trash
    YO trash

    Imagine if it starts raining lol

  • Marcy Miller
    Marcy Miller

    Sexy car.

  • Chris Buckland
    Chris Buckland


    • Chris Buckland
      Chris Buckland

      Ryan has

  • Laura Torres
    Laura Torres

    What do you charge?

  • Nobel N.
    Nobel N.

    How much does he charge?

  • Jake Mazza
    Jake Mazza

    Where are you located

  • M Willems
    M Willems

    This car wasnt even dirty 😱

  • DosDev


  • Jordan Gaters
    Jordan Gaters

    Black maybe a nightmare to keep clean but you have to admit that when it's clean it's one of the sharpest colors in the road

  • Mark Ybarra
    Mark Ybarra

    Try (Killerwaxx Products) man you won’t be disappointed!

  • Kawasakimoon88

    I use car brite cherry shine on all the black plastic of my truck, wheels and tires, floor mats, etc. Works amazing and is water based. Dirt won't stick to it like the other oily tire shines and plastic detailers.

  • Cody Grannemann
    Cody Grannemann

    Black is my favorite color for vehicles, so this is going to be interesting.

  • Anthony Mota
    Anthony Mota

    Ay wassup detail geek love from WA. I like watching ur vids at night the music in the background helps me sleep thanks an keep up the great vids 💯😎

  • Phyllis Forrest
    Phyllis Forrest

    Griots Garage leather rejuvenator is the best thing I have ever used on my leather, it keeps the leather super supple.

  • owen mcclelland
    owen mcclelland

    The grage

  • ChillinCruzin

    I let someone use a medium size microfiber towel & he left it outside on dead grass like wtf? I don’t think he knows how important a micro fiber towel is. The amount of disrespect is so annoying I’m never letting him near my car detail stuff again.

  • wiiwe lotsame
    wiiwe lotsame

    I have a black truck 🥺😩

  • scott walker
    scott walker

    do you use one micro fiber towel per car or do u wash them?

  • soa j
    soa j

    I feel bad for his future baby

  • SR212787

    Wow, you've come a long way


    Why is it a nightmare if its black???🤔

  • Jacob Michael
    Jacob Michael

    I use lexol saddle leather cleaner and conditioner. Out of everything I've used that works the best on my king ranch seats and leaves the best finish on the seats

  • Dave M
    Dave M

    wow thats ugly. geez.


    I use Lexol cleaner and Lexol conditioner on my leather jackets It works well on automotive leather seats

  • HKMediaChicago

    I had a black LS460, yep.. I feel/felt your pain. Never again will I own another black car. however, when they are clean, they look stunning.

  • Zachary Armstrong
    Zachary Armstrong

    No offense, but I did see your polisher sitting on the ground with the pad touching the ground....

  • naveensundhar

    There is dirty car parked in front of his garrage

  • Scott Luther
    Scott Luther

    I have always liked the way this car looked when it came out! I wish it had more power though! I am not big on the rims or tires at all, as the potholes would be murder on those!

  • Krib

    What about Metallic paints ? do you feel like there is any difference ?

  • Maximum Mark
    Maximum Mark

    What’s that towel?

  • ChulHee Ssi
    ChulHee Ssi

    I have a Lincoln MKZ it’s the 17’ instead of the 16’ And I must say, I’m very tempted to Clean it like this now! :) I might finally pull it out of the Gradge and Clean it like this. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • K M
    K M


  • Reed WIllette
    Reed WIllette

    Jeez I thought you had two other people helping you for a min there

  • Abin Saji
    Abin Saji

    You didn't tell us that you had 2 other identical triplets

  • Trevor Panuzzo
    Trevor Panuzzo

    I wonder if he has his adress dumbers really big so people can find his house LOL


    Im just a kid trynna get to 1k can yall help all you have to do is subscribe to my youtube channel

  • Joe Moore
    Joe Moore

    3:39 this man just used the Multi Shadow Clone Jutsu and acted like we wouldn’t notice 😂

    • TT For Life
      TT For Life

      What type of car is this 😭

  • ZJCole

    Unfortunately I own 2 black cars. But when cleaned up, they look good

  • Carol Ligas
    Carol Ligas

    I just looked up your prices and let me tell you, I was impressed that your prices are VERY reasonable. There places down here in Kentucky that charge $400-600 for the same things you put in your most expensive packages and I’M SURE you do a helluva lot better than they do!

  • Rob Canadianguy
    Rob Canadianguy

    You have a very relaxing voice . Great work on detailing that car . Pride in What someone does always gets respect in my book . I subscribed. Thanks For all tips btw . Take care buddy. I don’t hear no accent.

  • LSoccer

    All i see is a normal car?

  • Kevin Young
    Kevin Young

    Makes me sad that the car wasn't filthy starting off.

  • GS - 06YS 848557 Hazel McCallion Sr PS
    GS - 06YS 848557 Hazel McCallion Sr PS

    have you ever cleaned a tesla?If so what model

  • Endorsing Bangers
    Endorsing Bangers

    3:31 I legit thought he had a child locked in a cage

  • Moko Koco
    Moko Koco

    Yo! I was tripping seeing three people and I thought you had a lot of help but it was just you. Good work and it’s my first time watching

  • mercmanwon

    Come by and pick my wife’s Lincoln up. It needs a nice detail!

  • Vibhanshu Prajapati
    Vibhanshu Prajapati

    This video is way better than your current videos.

  • London King
    London King

    This should be considered a Master Class! 🌟🤗

  • William Brewer
    William Brewer

    My wife I normally watch on the weekends and we play "microfiber madness". We drink a Labatts every time he says microfiber towel.