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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 Read More

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The Chalkboard Car: A Work Of Art

Thinking of a way to make your old car stand out? We came across an interesting article the other day that featured a car that was recently painted in chalkboard paint. So this got us thinking - how exactly would you care for this kind of car? Read More

Land Cruiser Tire Blooming

Why Are My Tires Brown?

You may not realize it, but tires are important when it comes to the overall look of your car. Over long periods of time, the rubber from your tires start to degrade, and can sometimes get a brown residue on the surface. This is known mostly as "Tire Browning" or "Tire Blooming". Now, let's take a Read More

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Welcome To The New Behind The Detail!

Welcome back! We apologize for shutting down our site temporarily while we were preparing for the relaunch of Behind the Detail, but I think you'll find the changes have been worth the downtime. We’ve revamped our blog so that it's more user-friendly and you can find the content you're looking for Read More

Rats Nest in Car

Do You Know What’s Hiding In Your Car?

The other day we found a not-so-happy surprise at the shop. We performed a complete interior detail on a car whose owners noticed a smell coming from inside their car. They thought it was from juice or milk that had spilled and started to rot. Little did they know, the smell was actually coming from Read More

Cars at an Auto Show

Top Auto Shows For Summer

We always appreciate events that support car enthusiasts like us, and sharing our love for cars. What better way to do that than attending new or different auto shows? However, finding the right auto show for you to attend this summer can sometimes be a little difficult and time consuming. Here's a Read More

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4 Ways To Break Bad Detailing Habits

In a market bloated with "quick shines" and "5 minute details" it's easy to pick up bad detailing habits that ultimately lead to improper car care. If you haven't by now, you should definitely read our detailing guide to proper car care. It will help set the table for this article where I'll walk Read More

How to clean a convertible top, convertible

Convertible Top Care

There's nothing better than driving around in your convertible with the top down! However, those tops can be a good place for debris and bugs to hide. A good convertible top cleaner and protectant will not only help to keep it clean, but it will also help with the actual function of your convertible Read More

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Are you over-washing your car?

Whether you take your car to a car wash or bust out the hose and bucket in your driveway, you must be aware that it is possible to over-wash your car. We've covered how often you should be washing, but there are warning signs you can look for that will tell you to dial back on the washes. Take a Read More

Cleaning the Navigation Screen in Car

The Perfect Gifts For Father’s Day

Father's Day is just around the corner, and you know what that means - finding the best gift for Dad! Now, if your Dad is anything like mine, then he loves taking care of his car and making it look spectacular! Here are some of the best products to make this Father's Day one he won't forget! Read More