Rare-Matte-Cars

How Rare are Matte Paint Cars?

If you’re on this site then you probably know at least a fair amount about cars. I’ll say that’s safe to assume.  However, this was an interesting article to write because I’m trying to decipher exactly how rare it is to own a matte car.  The article was intended to contain a lot of statistics and facts that have been researched out. Yet, there is Read More

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The Detail: Tailgating

Whether you're a sports fan, a regular concert goer, or whatever other reason there might be, tailgating is a part of the American culture.  Heading out early to hang out in a parking lot with your friends is almost as fun (if not more) than the actual event.  There's food, games, drinks, and tons of people; what's not to like? One question Read More

Beasley SEMA Show

Dr. Beasley’s To Return To The 2013 SEMA Show

After a long year of innovating, creating, demonstrating, and expanding, we here at Dr. Beasley's are proud to announce the return to the 2013 SEMA Show.  This will be our second year at the enormous convention held in Las Vegas, NV.  Coming off of a very successful SEMA Show last year, we make coming to the SEMA Show a priority and look forward to Read More

Beginner's Guide

Beginner’s Guide To An Afternoon Detail

It’s a Sunday morning and it’s 70 degrees outside. With coffee in hand and the newspaper read, what do you do with the rest of your day? How about we detail that pretty four wheeled work horse you have in your driveway? Before you go whip out your old bucket and dirty rags, here is what you need to know to get a quality car wash and detailing that Read More

Blue Ferrari

The Best Detailing Bang For Your Buck

People detail their cars in all sorts of ways. Many use local detail shops, some have mobile detailers, and then there's the folks who do it themselves (my personal favorite). Regardless of the method, one thing's for sure: detailing an entire car ain't cheap. Now we have a problem. You always want your car looking clean, but it may not make Read More

Microsuede, Alcantara, Dinamica, cleaning

Cleaning Microsuede: An Introduction

There are always fancy new materials being introduced into top of the line vehicles which end up being standard offerings in time. Lately, OEMs have been using microsuede on the interiors of their vehicles as a high-tech alternative to leather in luxury and performance vehicles. I fully expect the use of this material to spread similar to how we've Read More

Cars Parked at Night

My Petition To Make Detailing More Mainstream

A little about me: I really, really don't like dirty cars. So much so that when I step outside and see a dusty Mercedes, a little piece of me wants to bust out a bucket and wash it for whoever is neglecting it. I cannot blame the car owner, but rather the fact that the importance of detailing is not understood by the masses. Hopefully this simple 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

Matte Waxed

Why You Can’t Wax Matte Paint Finishes

Wax and matte paint are mortal enemies for one reason: wax gradually begins to reverse the 'flat' effect. Waxes are most commonly known as protection products that yield a shine, mostly because they're made of carnauba and filling ingredients. In basic speak, traditional waxes fill imperfections to create an even surface. Problem is, matte paint is Read More

Matte White Ferrari

Matte Paint Care Myths: DEBUNKED!

There's nothing in this world quite like allowing fact to bust the cap off mere theories. Believe me, in the detailing community, all sorts of nonsense churning out on the interwebs. Troll some detailing forums, you're guaranteed to see them - a whole muck of unadvised claims without much evidence to back it up. Still don't believe me? Well believe Read More