Polishing a car outside in the elements doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to me. However, there are restrictions that limit people from adhering to best practices. So how do we make the best of the situation? What to do Before You Polish a Car The two main steps to prep a car to be polished are clean and decontaminate. Cleaning is obvious, but
Kawasaki is on the brink of revealing two new motorcycles, the Ninja H2 and H2R. Fascinating new bikes. The H2 is designed for consumer street use while the H2R is strictly a track bike. The thing that makes these bikes unique to us is they have a new paint that no one has ever seen before. The Silver Mirror Paint is painted by hand for each and
Having good beads on a car after a rain storm may look great, but what about it’s equally talented and misunderstood younger brother? Sheeting. Beading and sheeting both have their merits and downsides. However, what’s best for your car and what do you prefer? Let’s outline a few of the pros and cons of each: Beading: Pros: When you see
A few weeks ago, we got together with BMWBLOG to provide a content rich article centralized around their 2011 BMW 1M. The 1M is a regularly driven vehicle with its fair share of light scratching and marring in the paint. The car also has a matte vinyl roof and a vinyl stripe down the middle of the car that needed tending to.
Here is a simple gallery of the Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series Coupe. We received it last winter immediately after it arrived from oversees. We cleaned it and then protected it with Matte Paint Sealant. Afterwards we absolutely needed to get a a few photos to show it off. So here it is.
After spending so much time and effort preparing to take a trip out to Las Vegas for the annual SEMA Show, what do you walk away with? Every year after we return from the SEMA Show, we spend some time reflecting on what was good, what was bad, and what we learned from our trip. This year I walked away with three main things: Dr. Beasley’s is
For all of you who haven't heard, last week was the 2014 SEMA Show. It was fantastic! We had a booth in the North Hall. We saw lots of friends and met lots of new people. The Dr. Beasley's brand and Behind the Detail blog have been growing steadily over the years. This year especially we had the opportunity to sponsor and detail some cars at the
With another exciting year of the SEMA Show in the books for 2014, I thought this would be a great opportunity to share some of the new products that we (Dr. Beasley's) unveiled, as well as other products that were showcased. Microsuede Protection: To go along with Microsuede Cleanser, which we released last year, we added
There's been a severe lack of rainfall and water shortages going on in California and other parts of the west coast. It's become very apparent how much that's impacting our industry. People are getting fined for washing their cars in their driveways and are urged to not wash their cars at all, even in recycled wash bays. Obviously we don't want to