What would cause a valve to stick?

Read time: 3 minutes You gasp and wheeze, start to waiver, and feel faint. What is happening?! What’s happening is that you’re an engine and your heart and lungs aren’t getting enough air to operate effectively. But you do have a heart and lungs, and that will help you understand an engine’s induction system. Here’s more…

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Does brake fluid need changing?

Read time: 3.5 minutes As vehicle owners, we assume our vehicles will be reliable. We trust that the brakes will stop the car, every time. Most people don’t really question how the brakes work. Leave that to the engineers. After all, we paid a lot of money for this assumed sense of security. That’s a more…

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How to earn lifelong customers

Read time: 6.5 minutes Instead of focusing on sales, focus on people skills. Build strong relationships with your customers. We’ve all been in that awkward situation at a retail store when the salesperson tries to get you to sign up for a new credit card. They have to ask everyone to sign up, so they more…

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5 ways the GDI engine is like an MMA fighter

Everyone who knows anything about engines knows that a V8 is a fast, powerful, gas guzzler. And a four-cylinder is slower, less powerful, and more fuel efficient. Well, everything you think you know about engines has changed. Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) has made fuel-efficient muscle cars a thing. Pair an efficient four-cylinder with a power-boosting more…

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How to identify 6 different smells in your car

Read time: 6 minutes Have you ever been in your car or truck, and a nasty smell smacks you right in the nose? If you don’t immediately feel faint or nauseated, you start wondering what it could be. Gasoline Oil Fast food Pets Kids after soccer practice Exhaust from outside Your upper lip (says my more…

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How to choose the right grease

Read time: 4 minutes In 1974, Southwest Oil & Grease was originally the packager for BG before it grew into BG Products, Inc. As the name implies, Southwest specialized in grease. Grease originates as far back as ancient Egypt. We’ve come a long way since then! Advanced processes and chemistries allow greases to drastically outperform more…

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Is TOP TIER fuel making my car cleaner?

Read time: 2.5 minutes I am a vehicle owner who prizes a clean engine. I own a truck, a passenger car and a Harley Davidson motorcycle. All my vehicles are equipped with fuel injection. So, I don’t pinch pennies when it comes to buying gas. To keep my engines operating at peak efficiency, I use more…

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What are the symptoms of a bad catalytic converter?

Read time: 2 minutes Have you ever killed a cat? I have. I’m talking about a catalytic converter. I’m not a monster! Every vehicle on the road today is required by the Federal Government to have a catalytic converter. It’s necessary for keeping our air free of poisonous contaminants which lead to things like smog, more…

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Do I need to warm up my car?

Read time: 4 minutes Like many questions in the automotive world: It depends. Classic Car Tommy would say: Yes. I have a few cars that are carbureted. In those older model engines, it’s necessary to warm up the engine for drivability reasons. With a carbureted engine, the air/fuel mixture is not responsive to outside temperature more…

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BG Products at the White House for Made in America

WASHINGTON, DC – July 23, 2018 – BG Products, Inc., was selected to represent the state of Kansas at the Made In America Product Showcase hosted at the White House on July 23, 2018. “We are humbled to be chosen for this prestigious honor,” said Darin Greseth, BG Products, Inc., President and CEO. “I’m thankful for more…