Patina, Car, Paint Care

Patina Paint Care: ICON 4×4 and eGarage

A couple of weeks ago we posted an article about Dr. Beasley's partnership with ICON 4x4. This week eGarage posted a video about ICON and Jonathan Ward's story behind these beautiful machines. Instead of blushing over these amazing vehicles...AGAIN, I want to dig a little deeper into the paint Read More

Dog Proof, Cleaning, Protection, Car, Vehicle, Pets

How To Dog Proof Your Car

A couple of years ago, a fellow detailer and myself were discussing the dirtiest interiors we had ever had to clean.  He told me about a Honda whose back windshield was covered in an unidentifiable substance that appeared to have been smeared across the entire glass, completely blurring visibility. Whatever it was came off relatively easily but he Read More

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Dr. Beasley’s Sponsored Vehicles for SEMA Show 2013

                Matte Grey GT-R HRE Wheels Booth #22359 Cool cars, great people chattering about cool cars, Dr. Beasley's sponsoring cool cars. There's everything to be excited about when it comes to SEMA. With it being mere days before the show, here is a working progress of Read More

How Detailing A Car Is Different Than A Motorcycle

The goal of detailing, regardless of what you're driving (or riding), is to make your vehicle look better than it did before and keep it healthy. Tied to this is the idea that we want our hard work to pay off much longer than just a few days. This is true whether detailing motorcycles or cars, but attaining a perfect-looking bike is a much Read More

The Dangers Of Dust

Cars in certain climates require special detailing regimens to stay looking good. In drier areas, that problem is largely dust. Places like San Jose, Fresno, San Diego, Austin, and Albuquerque (just to name a few) have a lot of filthy cars for this very reason. Dust poses massive issues regarding paint care, so here's why you need to take Read More

Top 10 Detailing Posts Of 2012

2012 was a big year for us here at Dr. Beasley’s. We detailed a lot of cars, wrote a lot of articles, went to our first SEMA Show, and got the opportunity to talk to a lot of our loyal readers. Anyway, we've decided to share with you the most trafficked posts on Behind the Detail in 2012. I'll rank the top ten here in order so you can get an idea Read More

Matte Mustang High Gear SEMA 2012

Matte Cars Using Dr. Beasley’s For SEMA 2012

We're locked and loaded for SEMA 2012 (we're in booth #13045!) and are happy to announce some of the ridiculously cool matte cars that will be using Dr. Beasley's Matte Paint Prescription! We all know how popular matte paint has been at SEMA, and this year is no exception. The floor is going to be covered with cars decked out in both flat and satin Read More

Supercar Saturdays

UPDATE: Supercar Saturdays Raffle Winner

Congratulations, Steve! The raffle winner from Supercar Saturdays is Steve Maday from Elk Grove, IL (and his 2008 ROUSH P-51 Mustang). Steve won his choice of a custom Dr. Beasley's kit worth over $400 or a detail of similar value at Simon's Shine Shop in Chicago, using Dr. Beasley's products. Steve chose the kit! Read More

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The Road to SEMA 2012

As many of you know, this year will mark our first ever SEMA Show. A lot has happened in the past two months in preparation for the event, so consider this an update on our progress. And for those of you who don't know or may have forgot... we'll be liveblogging SEMA 2012! Matte Demo Hoods We have some exciting news regarding our matte hoods Read More

Sorry for the downtime…

Hey everyone, we just wanted to apologize for the downtime we've had here on Behind the Detail over the past couple days. Unfortunately, we were affected by GoDaddy's outage the other day, and it took us a little bit to get back up and running. And whether the outage was due to them being hacked, or their own internal error doesn't really matter Read More