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By Jeanie & Marty Fox, Dec 29 2016 11:32AM

Although you might know that synthetic oils outperform conventional oils, you might not understand why. The differences begin at the molecular level.

Synthetics don’t contain the impurities and molecular irregularities inherent to conventional oils. Synthetics’ pure, uniform molecular structures impart properties that provide wear protection, extreme-temperature performance and fuel efficiency conventional lubricants just can’t touch – all of which helps you save money with vehicles that run better and last longer.


ENGINE PROTECTION

Only a microscopic film of oil separates metal surfaces in your engine from touching and causing wear. AMSOIL synthetic motor oils form a more durable fluid film than conventional oils due to their resilient base oils. They reduce wear and help you maximize engine life.


COLD WEATHER

36% EASIER AND FASTER COLD STARTS

When the temperature drops, motor oils thicken and move slower, causing parts of your engine to remain unprotected for a short period of time. AMSOIL is more fluid at cold temperatures than the tested conventional oil, giving you 36% easier and faster cold starts*. This means that it can reach vital components faster, providing more immediate engine protection and reduced wear.


HOT WEATHER:

5 TIMES CLEANER ENGINES IN HOTTER CONDITIONS

In order to keep on pace with the increasingly strict fuel economy standards, vehicle manufacturers are designing engines differently, causing them to run hotter than ever before. The average operating temperature is up to 235°F, and even higher under heavy loads. This heat can quickly break down the oil and cause oxidation, sludge and deposits.


Recent tests show AMSOIL keeps engines 81% cleaner* (5 times cleaner) than conventional oil by better resisting the formation of deposits.


By Jeanie & Marty Fox, May 29 2015 06:15PM

First let me start off by saying that we recommend Dr. Beasley’s for detail products to take care of your matte finishes on your vehicle. Every year we attend the SEMA show in Las Vegas. If you’re not familiar with ‘The SEMA Show’ is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, we came across Dr. Beasley’s Booth and loved their product. All of Their products are handcrafted in the USA, and they only use the highest quality pharmaceutical grade ingredients. They also make and bottle all products in small batches to ensure a high level of quality.


They do it best so here’s step by step instructions on how to wash your matte paint straight for Mr. Beasleys Blog.


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How to Detail a Matte Car using the Matte Paint Prescription

Posted by Will MacNeil on 06.26.14


Matte, Paint, Detail, Matte Paint Prescription


Many of our customers buy our Matte Paint Prescription so that they have everything they need to take care of their matte vehicle. But once it arrives on their doorstep the question usually arises – “Now what?” While we tend to think that detailing a matte finished vehicle is easier than a glossy one, it’s still useful to have a step by step guide of what to do and when


So now that you have your Matte Paint Prescription, what do you do?


Step 1: Wash the Car with Matte Body Wash

This part is pretty simple. Matte Body Wash is used just like any other car wash soap. Use two buckets with grit guards, and dilute 2 capfuls (1 fl. oz.) of Matte Body Wash per gallon of water into one of the buckets. Generally, when using a bucket with a 5 gallon capacity, you’ll fill it with about 3 gallons of water. So you can expect to use about 3 oz of soap per wash. The other bucket will just have water for rinsing. The high foam formula will effectively lift and rinse dirt away from the surface to diminish any chance of scratching the surface.


Matte Body Wash is also compatible with foam guns for those who prefer to spray their soap on the car. Once, you’ve finished washing the car, rinse the car and leave it wet.


Step 2: Inspect the Car with the Matte Paint Cleanser

After the car is clean, while the car is still wet, grab your Matte Paint Cleanser and a microfiber towel. Matte Paint Cleanser is a spot cleaner designed for problem areas, so don’t just spray it all over the car. Walk around the car and see if there are any spots that remain after the car wash – things like sap, baked on bug guts, road tar, etc. Spray the Matte Paint Cleanser on that spot and allow it to dwell on the surface. Keep it saturated (you don’t want it to dry on the surface) and allow it to remain on the surface for 5-10 minutes. Then take the microfiber towel and wipe down the area.


This product breaks contaminants down chemically so that you don’t have to scrub and scuff the paint trying to remove it. Sometimes particularly stubborn contaminants will need another application. Most stubborn spots can be removed with 1-3 applications. This is the safest way to remove contaminants from the car. Once you’re done inspecting the car, rinse the car again and leave it wet.


Step 3. Apply the Matte Paint Sealant

Now that the car is clean and decontaminated it’s time to apply the sealant. Keep in mind that Matte Paint Sealant should only be applied to a wet surface because it needs the water to bond to the finish. So don’t dry the car after washing/spot cleaning. Apply 3-5 drops of the Matte Paint Sealant to one side of the applicator. Then, just as you would apply a wax to any other car, wipe the applicator on the surface. You can go in a circular pattern or go back and forth using straight lines, but usually it’s easier to get full coverage using circles. Because it’s a liquid sealant you don’t have to worry about creases or emblems, you can go right over them.


Matte Paint Sealant bonds instantly and you’ll notice the water begin to gel and bead up immediately as you cover the vehicle. Matte Paint Sealant should be applied panel by panel, meaning that once you’ve gotten full coverage on a panel (the hood, for instance) wipe up that panel immediately with a microfiber towel. Once the sealant has been wiped off the surface is clean, dry, and protected. Move on to the next panel.


Matte Paint Sealant is designed to leave an invisible barrier to refrain from altering the look in any way. It’ll last on the surface for 6-12 months depending on weather conditions so you’ll only have to do this step once or twice a year.


Now that the car is dry you’re done. Finish cleaning the windows, wheels, and interior as you wish. This is the end of cleaning your matte finish.


When to use Matte Final Finish


Do NOT spray Matte Final Finish all over the car after you’re done with the sealant. This product is designed to touch up light messes in between washes. My recommendation for is to keep this bottle in your car with a microfiber towel. You’ll find it much easier to clean up messes like fingerprints, bird droppings, and dust when you have Matte Final Finish on hand.


So that’s all one has to do to clean and detail a matte car or motorcycle. It’s quick and easy. You’ll notice that if you stick to a regular car wash regimen every 2-6 weeks, you won’t need to use the Matte Paint Cleanser as much and the Matte Paint Sealant isn’t required more than twice a year.


If you have any other questions or concerns, you’re more than welcome to leave a comment below, e-mail us at myteam@drbeasleys.com or call us at 773-404-1600.

By Jeanie & Marty Fox, May 29 2015 05:45PM

Like delicate skin, you should carefully clean leather before proper conditioning. As leather ages it loses essential protectants infused into the leather during the manufacturing. That leaves the leather susceptible to dirt, oils and UV damage. Keeping leather looking and feeling best, you must first clean it and then replace the lost moisture and protection.


HOW OFTEN SHOULD I CLEAN MY LEATHER?


If you’ve dark leather interior, I recommend cleaning 3-4 times a year. Light colored leather needs cleaning often, perhaps every other month taking notice how easily dirt’s exposed and how the leather’s worn. Between cleanings use a clean damp towel to wipe down the leather’s surface. This removes the dust and light dirt so it won’t have a chance to work into your leather. There are two primary reasons that cause leather to wear. The first is dirt and the second is oil from your skin. The oil from your skin is the most damaging to your leather. This is true if you wear shorts or a tank top, and have recently applied lotion or sunscreen to your skin. Good rule of thumb, wipe your leather down with mild cleaner once a month. Every couple of months, apply a high quality conditioner.


HOW OFTEN SHOULD I CONDITION MY LEATHER?


I recommend once every 45 to 60 days depending on the climate condition in which you live. Living in a humid climate, you don’t have to condition as often as someone who lives in a dryer climate. A cold, dry winter in the East can drain your leather of its moisture causing it to dry and crack just like a hot dry summer in the West. Apply Leather conditioners often, they aren’t expensive.

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