The Comprehensive Guide to Convertible Tops We’ve written a lot about car upholstery recently, so today we are covering how to care for convertible tops. Convertibles were made for cruising in the sun, but not so much for the rain, wind, and snow. The elements can wear down the fabric overtime, but cleaning a convertible top can help it last longer.  In the end, every top will need to be repaired or replaced at some point, so we’ll Cleaning a Convertible Top Without cleaning a convertible top, dirt and dust collect on the fabric. The abrasi...

DIY: Emergency Road Kit You can buy everything pre-packaged nowadays, and emergency road kits are no different. There are plenty of sellers on amazon, but they all sell the same product. The same equipment, the same price, which means they all lack the same items. Commercial emergency road kits have most of what you need, but they leave out a few items that will make your life easier. Instead, you might as well DYI—it will be less expensive, more effective, and very easy to do. In this case, fortune favors the thrifty.On average, one out ...

Engine revving and back for more classic car events? Great! So are we! Without too much preamble! Here are some more of the top classic car events to hit up across the country! The Elegance at HersheyYou may have noticed a number of events include ‘elegance’ in their names, and for good reason! These are home to some of the most beautiful autos of the past. Hosted in Hershey, Pennsylvania in June, the Elegance at Hershey is a 3 day event that features, as well as its range of beautiful old autos, a vintage race. Now we’re talki...

2017 sure flew by huh? Every year it seems to get faster and faster! This year we’re trying to be better about planning our time out, to try and combat that feeling of missing things as the year zooms by. To that end, we decided to put together this list of some of the top, best classic car shows and events across the country. They’re in every region, so knowing the ones you want to catch ahead of time will go a long way to planning your year right!The Woodward Dream CruiseThe classic car event of Motor City! The Woodward Dream Crui...
fastest muscle car

Here it is, our final blog of 2017! What a wild ride this year has been. This time around we decided we wanted to do something a bit of fun. If you are enjoying your holidays free from work, then it is likely you want a nice relaxing read as opposed to our usual informative interior how-tos. If that sounds about right, then read on! For our last entry of 2017, we are looking at the fastest muscle cars!The Fastest Muscle CarAmerican Muscle. Few cars have such an iconic place in the collective consciousness. Two doors, fast body, and incr...
car interior detailing

It’s here! Already we are staring down the end of 2017.  With the end of any year comes a few things, guaranteed. Holidays, family, friends, traveling, and a whole bunch of cargo. Whether you are shuttling the kids’ hauls from grandmas house or loading up everyone to go on a winter trip back home, the car is going to be seeing a lot of use this season. If you are going up North or on any sort of journey, the chance your ride ends up a little dirtier than usual is sky high. That’s where car interior detailing comes in.Keeping the inside of y...
torn leather seat

Leather seats are an investment in luxury, comfort, and style. However, they are also an investment of money. Leather seats are durable but they aren’t invincible. If you’re looking for a seat that will never wear then stainless steel is about your only option. Unless you’re a robot (if you are we still welcome your business) than learning about leather seat repair and prevention is a more practical option to protect your investment. We have covered how to care for Vinyl and today we’ll dive into the nitty gritty of leather care. Leather is cla...
Open car door interior

How many hours a day do you spend sitting in your car as you dart around town? How about in a month? A year? The average American spends 267 hours a year sitting in their car. And if that’s the average, that means a lot of you are spending a lot more time than that in your vehicle. It’s almost like a second home. Earlier on the blog we covered carpet care, and today we are following up with upholstery care. With so much time spent sitting in the car, the upholstery you’re sitting on is an important investment. Depending on your needs, the type ...
automotive carpet interior cleaning painting

It’s fast approaching, the holiday that will almost certainly see our cars littered with disaster. Halloween. Spooky ghouls and goblins, superheroes, monsters, and of course – sticky, sugary sweets. If you have children then you already know just how difficult it can be to keep your interiors clean. This is especially difficult when what they are dropping from their little mitts are seemingly tailor-made to destroy your upholstery and carpet.Keeping your interiors fresh is obviously a particular interest of ours. We’ve talked about it numer...
Porsche interior Porsche 911

Here at VIP European Auto Interiors, we get the chance to do a lot of magnificent work. From standard repair work to full-blown custom jobs. One of the brands of vehicles we have had the immense good fortune to work on is the Porsche. Interiors of this ride are just like every other part. Fine-tuned, precision German engineering. We do our best to improve whenever we step up to the plate and try our hands at a custom interior in a Porsche. We are fans of the brand. The range of quality vehicles Porsche puts out has always delighted us, they are...