There are tons of specialist detailing tools designed to get a car as clean as possible, and it can be hard to figure out what you actually need. Larry Kosilla of lists out the essential detailing tools every car enthusiast should own in his latest video, and it's supremely helpful. Even if you're not a neat freak when it comes to your car, you should have these products.
Kosilla breaks down these detailing essentials into three groups—one-time purchases, consumable tools, and car-cleaning products. The one-time purchases consist of a vacuum, buckets, grit guards, a hose and nozzle, a lug nut brush, a wheel woolie, a scrub pad, and an interior brush. Consumables consist of rubber gloves, eye protection, and various types of towels. These are all tools you'll keep for a while, but will eventually need to throw out.
For actual car-care products, Kosilla recommends , as you'd expect. He also has , that'll help you find the best stuff to buy on Amazon.
Watch Kosilla's video for a more detailed explanation of why you need these tools, and what you should look for when you're purchasing.