The Pro Detailer Podcast
Season 2 Episode 8
Season 2, Ep. 8
PRO Detailer talks to… Alan Medcraf. It's fitting that our last episode of Season 2 sees our first catchup with Alan in two and a bit years! We talk abbout bench testing fighter jet engines, the reality of hospitalisation in the time of Covids, and the origins of an empire in AMDetails...
S02 Episode 07
Season 2, Ep. 7
PRO Detailer talks to… Ram Iyer. This week, Ram - owner of Colourlock UK and North America - talks to us about dancing on tables in the Isle of Man, what constitutes a marsupial, and, perhaps more interestingly, helps us take a look at a lot of the claims made about leather care, and what is actually destructive when it comes to maintaining your interior hide...
S02 Episode 06
Season 2, Ep. 6
PRO Detailer talks to… Josh Tobin. An Englishman in Germany, Josh is the UK rep for cutting edge detailing brand Nanolex. He talks to us about working and detailing in Germany, mopping a Metro, dropping into Dubai and what you can't do on a Sunday in Saarbrücken...
S02 Episode 5
Season 2, Ep. 5
PRO Detailer talks to… Simon Walters. Cambridge Concours walks a fine line between detailing and restoration. As an experienced trimmer, Xpel PPF installer, as well as a Gyeon and Gtechniq accredited detailer, Simon talks to us about building a business based on high expectations and an ever evolving workspace. From retrimming a Rolls to perfecting Porsches, Simon has experience at the top of the game, and he's still growing...
S02 Episode 4
Season 2, Ep. 4
PRO Detailer talks to…PJ. Daddy Dodo joins us in the studio this week to chat Waxstock, Dodo, Stjarnagloss and more. We talk about the two year sabbatical Waxstock has taken from our lives, designing a Dodo facelift, and PJ reveals a hidden message in the original Dodo Logo...
S02 Episode 3
Season 2, Ep. 3
PRO Detailer talks to… Andrew Moring. As marketing director for Slims - part of giant bodyshop supplier Morelli Group, and UK distributor for the likes of Koch Chemie, Vonixx and Car Pro, amongst others - Andrew knows his stuff. In this episode, Andrew talks to us about starting a detailing store, import issues, and whether main dealerships are starting to encroach on the independant detailer's "patch"...
S02 Episode 2
Season 2, Ep. 2
PRO Detailer talks to… Dynax Detailing. A really interesting discussion this week - especially for anyone fairly new to the game and wondering in where they might be in a couple of years. Matt Prowse talks to us about his first two years in professional detailing as Dynax. We cover everything from branding decisions, customer acquisition, business planning, Social and advertising campaigns, and starting all of this 6 months before a global pandemic hit the globe...
S02 Episode 1:
Season 2, Ep. 1
PRO Detailer talks to… Paul Townsend of Auto Curators - Formerly "Shine On", Paul chats about his appearances on Fifth Gear and their impact on his business. We then chat about branding, marketing to non-car people, dealing with third-party business investors, and franchising. We also cover the merits of ceramic coatings for PPF, assessments in the industry, and a shared admiration of Kate Humble...
The PDM office are stuck twiddling their thumbs waiting for Issue 13 to arrive from the printers at some point in the next hour and a bit. Whilst we're going to have a full podcast dedicated to the issue soon, we chat about the "making of" process and some of the stuff that goes into creating the magazine - until the van arrives. No outtakes at the start, so feel free to skip 42 seconds - or enjoy the intro and have a dance.