SEMA Car

Liveblogging SEMA 2012

Welcome to the Dr. Beasley's liveblog of SEMA 2012! We'll be sharing photos, articles, and more LIVE from the SEMA Show floor! Tune in, tell your friends, and comment below if you'd like us to check something out for you! For those of you who don't know, Dr. Beasley's is exhibiting at our first ever SEMA show in Las Vegas (Tuesday, Read More

Black Ferrari Car Wash

Beginner’s Guide To Detailing: Car Wash Preparation

Preparing for a car wash is almost as important as the wash itself. Problem is, proper pre-wash knowledge is poorly laid out for beginners (until now). You've got hundreds of car care products to chose from, relentless internet rants over proper/improper technique, and on top of that you've got mother nature to deal with so you're not washing Read More

Wheel Woolie Cleaning BMW

Review: Wheel Woolies

What are Wheel Woolies? Wheel Woolies were designed to solve a problem in the car care world: often it can be hard to clean inside your wheels. Some use thin brushes with bristles attached to metal wires, and while these do work, they splatter and can easily scratch up your rims if you're not careful. The soft, dense, 100% polypropylene Read More

Washing a Car With Jewlery

How To Pick The Best Car Wash & Detailing Shop

Choosing which car wash to bring your four wheeled friend to is an extremely important decision. And while we always say washing your car by hand (in your driveway) is the best way to go, a trip to the local car wash is completely understandable. That is, of course, as long as you know what to look for. Follow this simple guide and you'll be able Read More

Drying a Mercedes C63 AMG

The Dos & Don’ts Of Drying Your Car

  You're probably not thinking it while washing your car, but how you dry the finish is extremely important to its overall luster. A bad mistake and you could be left with minor scratches or waterspots. Even something as simple as the towel you use makes a huge difference, and unfortunately a lot of resources out there have misled car Read More

Black Tesla

Why Your Brand New Car Needs A Detail

When you buy a new car you expect it to have rolled right out of the factory in pristine condition, right? Unfortunately, this is not what actually happens. Chances are, unless you've custom ordered the car, its been quite some time since it was at the plant, and you had better believe that the car has swapped hands once or twice. Sure, it'll be Read More

Beginner’s Guide To Detailing: Car Care Products

This is the first piece of our latest series where we will be outlining car care concepts for beginning detailers. The goal of Behind the Detail's "Beginner's Guide to Detailing" is to educate and enthuse car owners who are interested in learning the basic principles of car care so that they can begin to maintain their cars by hand. Today we'll be Read More

1999 Grey Ferrari 550 Maranello

Easily Remove Orange Rust From Rotors

Ever noticed that nasty looking orange dust that takes over your rotors after a while of no driving, periods of humidity, or a rain storm? Your brakes are fine, but they're rusting. In basic speak, rust is a form of corrosion (read more). Over time this rust can begin to etch and cause pitting in your rotors - not fun. Problem is you can't really Read More

Cleaning Leather Car Seats

The Detail: Pets

If you're tired of pet hair and dandruff taking over your car, this article is for you. While we all love our pets, we don't always like how they leave our cars after taking a trip to the park. Cleaning up the mess is usually where the headache sets in and you begin thinking about making your car off limits to Fido. Well I'm here to show you that a Read More

1960's Black Shelby Cobra

How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

When most people hear the phrase "car care" they think one of two things: car wash or oil change. While auto manufacturers make it a point to tell you to swap out the oil every 3,000 - 5,000 miles, they don't really address the cosmetic health of your car. Naturally the question arises, "how often should I wash my car?" Unfortunately, most Read More