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January 16, 2023

How Ceramic Tint Protects Your Skin, Interior, And Comfort

Nano Ceramic Window Films otherwise known as Ceramic Tint or Nano Tint is an advanced window film specifically designed to block UV rays and infared heat from entering the vehicle in addition to darkening the windows to your desired shade. Ceramic Tint is designed to be safe, effective, and result in a better driving experience with less light entering the cabin.

From increased privacy to heat and UV ray blocking technology, Ceramic Tint is the solution for improving your vehicle's appearance, protecting both you and your interior, and keeping your vehicle's cabin cool.

Our Ceramic Window Tint Films feature intense heat rejection and UV damage protection. With both 98% infrared heat rejection and 99% UV ray rejection, you can drive protected from the harsh sun. Our advanced Ceramic Window Films rejects 99% of UV rays from entering the vehicle's cabin, these rays are the leading cause of skin cancer and rejects 98% of infrared heat for a more comfortable driving experience.

The film protects from UV rays entering the interior of the vehicle. This protects against dashes fading, plastics cracking, leathers drying out, and keeps your passengers safe from harmful UV skin damage.

Everyone loves the appearance and privacy aspects of a quality window tint film. With darkness avaliable from the lightest to the darkest shades, we can accomplish your vision for your window tint with a major cosmetic improvement compared to stock glass.

All of our Ceramic Window Tint is warrantied for the life of the vehicle aginst peeling, fading, or failure of the film. The value received from having Ceramic Tint installed will provide a lifetime of benefits to you and anyone else that rides in your vehicle.

January 14, 2023

What is the best solution for long term paint protection?

Paint Protection Film, often referred to as "clearbra" or "PPF" is a thermoplastic urethane plastic film that can be installed onto automotive painted surfaces to provide the highest level of paint protection possible for both new and used vehicles.

Paint Protection Film is the ultimate barrier of protection with the ability to stop rock chips, scratching, swirl marks, bug splatters, chemical etching, UV damage oxidation, and minor abrasion from occuring on your vehicle's paint. 

Our films feature an unmatched level of impact resistance and an industry leading 8 Mil thickness. Comparatively, your vehicle's clear coat is only 1.5-2 Mils thick. The end result is the most durable paint protection available.

Our primary protection film boasts a unique zero orange peel texture with an optically bright crystal clear finish. This ensures the gloss of your paint is never compromised, featuring advanced UV protection that prevents yellowing and fading of the film over time.

Modern Paint Protection Films can last anywhere from 8-12+ years depending on the manufacturer, film type, and mainteance of the film once installed. All of our film installations include a comprehensive 10 Year Warranty at no additional charge. However, with proper storage and care of the vehicle, you can absoutely ensure your film outlasts this warranty period. In fact, for the best possible protection you can have any of our Ceramic Paint Coatings installed directly over the film for addition sunlight UV, chemicals, and wear protection.

Thanks to the modern ceramic nano technology that is devloped into our protection films, the yellowing and fading effect of lesser films is non-existant for all of our films, guaranteed. Discoloration is covered under our 10 Year PPF Warranty at no additional charge.

With our film and coating combination specifically, we can create the ultimate level of protection and extend the life of your PPF dramatically with this combination. We HIGHLY recommend purchasing both PPF and Ceramic Coating for your new or used vehicle if you want to ensure it looks as new as possible or even better than new for years to come. In fact, this is our most popular service package.

Our most popular booking is our Full Front End PPF and KING Ceramic Coating Packages, these superb products combine to provide the height of paint protection plus outstanding protection for all of your exterior surfaces.

January 12, 2023

How to use Rinseless Wash to Maintain Your Ceramic Coating

Washing a vehicle properly with a rinse-less method is a great water saving way to properly cleanse a vehicle without the need of a pressure washer. The general principle and methodology is the same as a standard 2 bucket wash process. Below is the Spades designed method for using a Rinseless Wash process on an already ceramic coated vehicle. This is the same process our team uses at all of our world class studio locations along with the exact products we use.

Items Needed are all from Obsessed Garage with the exception of FEYNLAB Rinseless, which can be purchased directly through FEYNLAB. Listed Below:

  • Three 6 Gallon Wash Buckets W/Caddies
  • Three Grit Guards
  • Lamb Wheel Mitt
  • Lug Nut Brush
  • Detail Factory Curveball Brush
  • Detail Factory Tire Brush - Obsessed Garage
  • Large and Small EZ Wheel Brushes
  • Aerator (Filled w/ diluted Brake Buster)
  • FEYNLAB Rinseless Wash
  • Obsessed Garage Drying Aid
  • CarPro Perl -
  • P&S Brake Buster (Spray Bottle)
  • Wash Mitt
  • High Pile Drying Towel (Gray)
  • Low Pile Drying Towel (Orange)
  • Water hose/Pressure Washer/Aerator


1. Start by filling three 6 gallon buckets ½ (3 gallons) full of clean water. Add grit guards to each bucket along with 1 ounce of FEYNLAB Rinseless (Or Other Rinseless Product as directed) into the designated WASH bucket along with a clean Wash Mitt.

2. Add a Lug Nut Brush, Large and Small Wheel Brushes, Tire Brush, and Lambskin Wheel Mitt into the designated WHEEL bucket along with ½ ounce of FEYNLAB Rinseless. Place an aerator on the edge of the bucket pre-filled and diluted with P&S Brake Buster and water.

WASH (A) bucket is for Rinseless and RINSE (B) bucket is for rinsing your wash mitt/brush in between panels. 

3. Clean the wheels and tires. Use the aerator filled with diluted P&S Brake Buster to saturate the entire wheel, tire, and the wheel wells. Use the EZ Detail Brush to agitate the inner barrels of the wheels followed by the wheel wells. Next, use the lambskin wash mitt to gently cleanse the faces and spokes of the wheel.

Finally, spray Brake Buster directly onto the tire via a spray bottle (full strength) and use the Tire Brush to agitate the sidewalls of the tire. Rinse off the entire area (depending on circumstances, use a hose, pressure washer, or water filled aerator to rinse) and immediately spray one time directly onto the wheel/tire with Obsessed Garage Drying Aid and dry off the entire wheel and sidewall of the tire with a Grey High Pile Wheel Drying Towel. Dress the tires with CarPro Perl using a Curveball Brush.

After all 4 tires are dressed and 2-5 minutes (set time for Perl to penetrate rubber) has passed since dressing the final tire, come back with dark colored utility towel or other scrap towel to gently wipe off access dressing from the tire.

4. Pop the hood without fully opening it, ensure the vehicle is unlocked and accessible. Place the key on your cart. With the WASH and RINSE buckets, use your mitt from the WASH bucket to start on the roof and work your way down, prioritize cleaner areas first as to avoid building up contaminates and dirt into your wash mitt. Gently glide the wash mitt across the panel with a slight overlap, always go in the direction of the body panels, avoid washing vertically up and down.

Generally, if indoors you can do 2-3 panels at once, in cooler months or in temperature controlled environments, you can do an entire half of a vehicle at once. Outdoors or in higher temperatures, only do one panel at a time.

Tips: Use the added brush to clean out emblems, cracks, and grills. Be sure to wash all door jambs, hood jambs, trunk jambs, and inner gas door. (Don’t forget to dry them as well.) Raise windshield wipers in order to clean the cowl and entire windshield. Use an EZ Wheel Brush to clean inner exhaust tips and around them. Rinse off the EZ brush after each use.

5. Next, dry off the washed panels using the Gray High Pile Drying Towel. Immediately after, spray a fine mist of Obsessed Garage Drying Aid directly over the washed panels. (Drying Aid is safe on all surfaces including paint, glass, plastic trim, chrome, etc.) Use a Orange Low Pile Drying Towel to wipe away the Drying Aid and remove any streaks.

6. Repeat on remainder of vehicle until all panels have been washed and dried. Finally, pull the vehicle into sunlight or good lighting for an inspection walk around and touch ups. Use a clean high pile microfiber towel to wipe off remaining streaks on all surfaces. Distilled Water may be used if needed.

Now your vehicle has been properly washed your coating is properly cleansed, enjoy the experience of driving clean and protected properly.

December 17, 2022

Spades Motorsports Nominated as IDA Detail Shop of The Year

We're excited to announce that we have been nominated as a top three finalist for The International Detailing Association Detail Shop of The Year for 2022! As an official nominee, it's now up to our customers and our peers of detailing professionals to decide the winner of the 2022 Detail Shop of The Year. The public vote is now open and we would greatly appreciate your support in showing the world that we provide nothing less than excellence.

You can vote online now by clicking here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3257C5S

The International Detailing Association describes the award: "This award is presented to a detailing shop that is nominated for operating an outstanding facility.  Candidates must be fixed-location only (no mobile detailing units).  Need not be an IDA member.  The IDA Nominating Committee will narrow the field of candidates to their top three choices that will be put to an open vote.  The winner will be announced at the IDA Annual Business Meeting. You may not nominate your own shop for this award.

The nominations are in, and now it's time to cast your vote!  Voting is open to IDA members and non-members alike.  Only one vote per category, per person.  Voting closes at 12 noon CST on Wednesday, January 4, 2023.  Winners will be announced at the IDA Annual Business Meeting and Awards Presentation to be held at Mobile Tech Expo Orlando (January 26-28, 2023)."

After the official nomination was announced, our Founder and CEO wanted to share a few words on the honor we have received from our industries top professional organization:

"I have dedicated the last few years of my life to building Spades Motorsports into a unique and high level brand despite constant setbacks, challenges of entering into a competitive marketplace in Las Vegas, and through our extraordinary growth -- we have persisted in our mission to provide excellence above all. Thanks the hard work of our team and the support of our customers, we have been nominated as a finalist for The International Detailing Association Detail Shop of The Year award! We couldn't be more grateful for the opportunity to be considered and hope you will take the time to vote for us in the public vote" - Zachery Nielson, CEO Spades Motorsports

November 11, 2022

How Vehicles Get Contaminated Inside and Out

Contaminates exist all around your vehicle and come from a variety of sources. Pollutants, chemicals, industrial fallout, and general grime of the road come into contact with your paint, wheels, glass, and all other surfaces of your vehicle on a regular basis. Over time, these contaminates can and will cause damage to the surface. Staining, etching, and degrading can be avoided with regular maintenance detailing. Specifically, a professional approach using high grade products to fully decontaminate and rejuvenate the surface properly. 

Inside the cockpit, your interior faces a barrage of human contaminates such as body oils, lotions, makeup, dead skin, and breath that overtime will attach itself to the inner glass, seats, and all other surfaces of your interior. Even good hygiene, these natural contaminates can cause damage and should be removed on a regular basis as part of proper surface care.

We have designed both our Interior and Exterior Detail process to focus on in depth decontamination and protecting conditioning of the freshly cleansed surface using world class products that do not contain messy oily finishes or unnecessary harsh chemicals. Our process ensures a safe yet effective deep cleansing refresh of all your vehicle’s surfaces while adding months of protection against the elements until it’s time for your next maintenance detail in 3-6 months. 

September 5, 2022

The Importance of Proper Ceramic Coating Protection

Ceramic Nano Technology is the leading all surface protectant for all of your automotive, motorcycle, marine, and recreational vehicles. With the latest advancements in ceramic coating technology and the impressive capability of FEYNLAB specific coatings — driving protected and keeping your machines looking phenomenal has never been more essential. 

FEYNLAB Ceramic Protection will introduce a variety of protection benefits to every surface of your vehicle while protecting from the leading causes of pre-mature wear of the surfaces and the ability to stand up to the barrage of contaminates your machine faces every day.

Below is a breakdown of the primary benefits of any of our Ceramic Coatings for all makes, models, and substrate types. You can browse all of our coating offerings by clicking here.

The below descriptions and writings are copyright of FEYNLAB INC.

Chemical Resistance
FEYNLAB Ceramic Coatings give your vehicle’s surfaces advanced chemical protection from foreign elements and environmental contaminates such as bird droppings, acid rain, insect stains, brake dust, road grime, tar, and many other everyday pollutants. 

Water Repellency
Our Ceramic Coatings create an ultra hydrophobic, slick, and smooth finish. This hydrophobic layer keeps your vehicle looking clean longer and makes washing and drying immensely faster.

Durable Sunscreen
These Ceramic Coatings act as your vehicle’s sunscreen, dispersing over 99% of UVA & UVB rays, offering a broad spectrum of UB protection, effectively stopping oxidation and paint fading before it starts.

Long Lasting Durability
The high ratio of silicon nitride (SiN) and silicon carbide (SiC) present in FEYNLAB’s formulation adds incredible strength and durability to your vehicle’s protection, meaning you wont need toppers, waxes, or sealants for years to come.

Slick & Glossy
No other product on the market offers the same level of gloss and shine as FEYNLAB Ceramic Coatings. The best part is this gloss lasts for years and makes your car look freshly waxed after a simple wash.

Easy Maintenance The ceramic topcoat prevents staining and environmental contaminates from attaching to your vehicle, making clean-up and maintenance as easy as a simple wash or rinse off.

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Now that you understand exactly what our professional grade Ceramic Coatings can protect from, you can learn all about our primary coating offerings and get simple straight forward pricing here. You can also look for one of our world class studios nearest you by clicking here.

September 1, 2022

Spades Las Vegas Studio Awarded Best Detail Center of 2022

We're excited to announce that our headquarters studio has been awarded as the Best Detail Center of Las Vegas for the year 2022 by Preferred Mechanic, which is a popular and reputable online platform for finding trusted automotive service professionals around the country.

"We scored 335 Clark County Automotive Detailing experts across a variety of salient criteria, and Spades Motorsports has been recognized as the Top Detail Center in Las Vegas. We want to reward your success and commitment to excellence, so we're placing a ribbon on your profile and quotes." - Klaus Schneider, General Manager, Preferred Mechanic.

Preferred Mechanic leverages Artificial Intelligence to measure performance and see how companies stack up to industry benchmarks by combining customer online reviews, credibility of the reviewers, licenses, accreditations, awards, lack of complaints, and many other factors used to determine their yearly winners for the Best of 2022.

This award shows the dedication, time, and effort we put into making Spades Las Vegas, and all of our studios, a world class experience for the customer and stopping at nothing to ensure you experience the best there is in high end automotive detailing. Thank you to Preferred Mechanic and of course to all of our Las Vegas customers. We can't wait to serve you again soon.

August 24, 2022

The Most Common Ceramic Coating Questions

What is a Ceramic Coating?

To be technical, a Ceramic Coating is a resin nano technology that chemically bonds to the paint of your vehicle to form a layer of protection and sealant. In plain English, the Ceramic Coating attaches itself to your vehicle’s paint and creates a hardened layer of protection and shine.

How long do Ceramic Coatings last?
With a wide variety of Ceramic Coating products on the market today, from consumer to professional grade, the answer can vary greatly dependant on the product used, preparation process, environment of the vehicle, and maintenance care. Our FEYNLAB coatings are designed to last anywhere from 1 year to 5+ years dpeending on the coating you have installed and how you care for the vehicle. With proper maintenance and care, your coating can absolutely outlive it's warranty period.

What do Ceramic Coatings protect from?
Ceramic Coatings provide outstanding protection from the elements such as UV sunlight damage, oxidation, fading, resists chemicals, mud, and general grime. Your coating will even prevent chemical stains and etching, make cleaning easier and faster, and thanks to the hydrophobic properties, the coating heavily resists chemicals, grime, and contaminants. Our high end professional grade coatings even resist minor swirl marks by creating an ultra slick to the touch surface.

Are there different types of Ceramic Coatings?
There are many different types of Ceramic Coatings, the biggest difference will be if the coating is a consumer grade or professional grade coating. Consumer grade coatings will be easier to use and install -- but will lack the high end protection aspects of a professional grade coating installed by a trained and certified detailer. Overall, a professional grade coating will provide maximum protection and a significantly stronger bond to the paint system. Finally, when installed by a professional, you are backed by manufacturer and installer warranties plus the peace of mind that an expert installed your coating properly.

Do I still have to wash my car?
Absolutely, yes. Ceramic Coatings are not a magic shield and require proper maintenance and care, just as the paint of your vehicle does. Ceramic Coatings will however make the washing process faster and easier than ever thanks to the hydrophobic properties of the coating and the significant chemical resistance. To make this process even easier, we offer an Unlimited Maintenance Wash Program starting at $150/month for all of your coated vehicles. 

What makes your coatings different than other coatings on the market?
We are proud trained and Certified Installers of FEYNLAB Ceramic Coatings. What makes FEYNLAB unique is their nano technology and coating chemistry, in fact, FEYNLAB developed The Original Ceramic Coating for automotive paint protection and has been improving their theories and formulas ever since. Resulting in the world's deepest bonding ceramic nano coatings that achieve incredible durability and high gloss.

August 24, 2022

How often should you get your car detailed?

We generally recommend having any vehicle regularly professionally detailed in order to keep the surface de-contaminated and properly conditioned to have an extended lifespan and withhold a like new appearance for years to come. Detailing should be a regular part of your vehicle's maintenance plan, we recommend having a Complete Detail done every 3-6 months depending on vehicle usage and storage situation.

This ensures all of your interior surfaces are free of dead skin, body oils, dirt, grime, and are properly hydrated and conditioned to protect from UV and regular wear damage.

Your exterior faces a daily barrage of contaminates from the outside world, iron deposits, road grime, UV damage, and even built up car wash products will cause the surfaces to become filled with this contamination. Often times its difficult to see these contaminates, however over time they will have a negative affect on your paint system and other surfaces. Removing these regularly ensures a longer lasting paint system and improved cosmetic appearance.

July 29, 2022

Protecting Your Wheels and Brake Calipers

Protecting your vehicle's wheels properly can come in several shapes and forms. From waxes to sealants and advanced ceramic coating technology. We specialize in the latter, simply because comparatively the nano chemistry of our ceramic wheel coating is unmatched in terms of durability, protection capability, and performance overall from any traditional waxes, sealants, or even other brands of ceramic coating.

With our Wheel Polishing and Ceramic Coating process, we will bring your wheels to the best possible condition and apply our thickest ceramic coating available. Resisting road grime and stubborn brake dust, cleaning your wheels will be a breeze, and they'll look phenomenal.

The impressive capability of our coating specifically, which is FEYNLAB Wheel & Caliper, is due to the extremely high solids content of the coating, featuring 70% high solids designed to stand up to the daily beating and harsh environment of road contamination and brake dust.

Having FEYNLAB Wheel & Caliper installed ensures protection from the following:

  • Sunlight UV Damage
  • Oxidation
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Minor Scratch and Swirl Resistance
  • Brake Dust and Iron Deposits
  • Road Grime and Dirt
  • High Heat

To find a Spades studio nearest you, visit our Studio Locator page or find an independent FEYNLAB Certified Detailer by clicking here.

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