7 Tips to get your Classic Car Ready for the Winter

By Tommy Garcia, BG Technical Sales Engineer There’s nothing I love more in the warm weather than hopping my classic ride, rolling the windows down, and going for a cruise. But once that cool weather sets in, I tuck away my classic car for the winter.  Storing your classic car in the cold weather can more…

What Are the Signs of a Blown Head Gasket?

By Thomas Probus, BG Automotive Research Specialist You’ve likely heard the phrase “blown head gasket.” It sounds ominous. You might know a blown head gasket is an expensive and labor-intensive repair. It may even cause you to imagine dollar signs raining from the sky and piling up, but what exactly does a blown head gasket more…

Top 4 Questions about Brake Vibration

By Cody Lyons, Technical Service Manager A vibrating brake pedal is a common concern, and it’s never a good idea to ignore this issue. Your brakes are the most important safety feature on your vehicle and maintenance is needed to keep them operating properly.  I recommend taking your vehicle to a BG Shop to be more…

Can I use 134a instead of 1234yf?

By Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative As of January 1, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency mandated that all passenger cars and light-duty trucks coming off the assembly lines must utilize R-1234yf as their HVAC system refrigerant. The European Union forced this changeover on January 1 of the previous year.  However, many more…

BG Three-time Innovation Award Recipient!

Wichita, Kan — BG Products, Inc., has been selected for the Wichita Business Journal’s 2021 Innovation Awards. This award honors individuals, teams, and companies who have developed innovative approaches and solutions in the workplace.  Two of BG’s most recent innovations highlight our drive to improve productivity and efficiency. The BG MVP Coolant Exchanger allows technicians more…

Has the Pandemic kept your car parked?

By Tom Probus, BG Automotive Research Specialist  When Coronavirus restrictions were announced, many people reduced driving to essential errands and abandoned their work commute. This inactivity didn’t do your car any favors, especially if you put off regular maintenance.  Cars need regular driving and maintenance to stay in peak condition. Here are 7 things to more…

10 driving tips to stay safe on the road

Driving is the primary form of transportation for most Americans. We rely on our cars to commute to work, school, church, and run errands. In 2020, there were more than 231,652,000 licensed drivers in the United States. With so many people on the road, it is more important than ever for drivers to be aware more…

TECH TALK: How to keep your car cool in the summer

In this episode of Tech Talk, Jon Hansen discusses keeping your car cool for the summer. Watch the video, or read the transcript below! Hey guys, I am Jon Hansen, and welcome to Tech Talk. As summer approaches, so does hot weather. There’s a lot of things you can do to keep your car cool more…

5 tips to prepare your truck for the outdoor towing season

By Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative Read time: 2.5 minutes It’s been a long cold winter, but with the arrival of warm spring weather, my mind starts thinking about outdoor fun. This means pulling trailers. Whether it’s the camper, my boat, or a trailer loaded down with ATVs, towing a trailer is taxing more…