Synthetic engine oil. What’s the big deal?

The word synthetic has morphed into one of today’s trending adjectives often used to describe a quality aspect of a material or product. Along with “nano,” “hybrid,” and more, “synthetic” sound scientific and intriguing but what does it really mean? The debate between conventional and synthetic engine oil use has been discussed for years. For more…

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What is low speed pre-ignition?

Have you ever been right in the middle of the most amazing story you’ve ever told and someone walks up and starts a new conversation right before your punchline? Of course you have. We all have. And… it’s so frustrating! That’s exactly what’s going on with GDI (gasoline direct injection) engines today. Engine oil is more…

Does changing transmission fluid hurt my transmission?

by Tom Probus BG Technical Service ASE Certified for more than 20 years Does changing transmission fluid hurt my transmission? The answer is no. But, does a transmission fluid exchange really need to be done? Of course I would say yes. I work for a company that manufactures the BEST tools and equipment to perform more…

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What should I do to prepare my car for winter?

Dear Michael – my friend and automotive expert, I have some car care questions for you. But so you get the full picture, I’ll paint you a picture. To prove that Monday can always get worse, I wound up trapped in the drive-thru at a coffee shop on what was, up to that point, the more…

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What happens to diesel fuel in cold weather?

For many, owning a diesel-powered vehicle is not just a point of pride, but also a means to a living. Diesel vehicle owners count on these powerful workhorses to provide the necessary torque in heavy-duty applications. The higher energy content of diesel fuel provides more power and fuel economy in most vehicles compared to their more…

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Is the BG Performance Oil Change Service worth the money?

If you heard our radio ad on SiriusXM, you could be wondering: “What’s so special about a BG Performance Oil Change?” “What does ‘performance’ mean?” “Is it worth it to spend the extra money for an BG oil change with performance attributes?” There’s nothing special about most oil changes. We are obliged to take our more…

Lifetime BG Protection Plan®: The true low cost of ownership

by Casey Greseth BG Field Trainer January 2016 I’ve heard a lot about “low cost of ownership” lately. Honestly, it sounds like a great deal! In fact, I would like everything I purchase to have low cost of ownership: my car, my house, my dog. But if I don’t invest any money into maintaining my more…

Diesel customers are forever with BG Forever Diesel®

by Casey Greseth BG Field Trainer January 2016 Diesel owners are the perfect service customers. They want to spend money to maintain their vehicles. How crazy is that? In a time when sealed transmissions are a thing, die-hard diesel dudes are adamant about regular maintenance. They rely on their diesels for impressive power and durability. more…

Discover a Fountain of Youth for your car!

BG products and services are like a “Fountain of Youth” for your car! Worse for the wear Just as people need to have their systems checked and maintained as they grow older, so do cars. During the regular use of your vehicle, the fluids that protect critical components wear out, causing unneeded corrosion and damage. more…

10 Most Wanted Car Killers

Beware of these 10 Most Wanted Car Killers, the corrosive agents of your car’s destruction from within. They tend to be stealthy killers, often escaping the notice of even the most careful car owners. Thankfully there’s a way to protect your car with BG products and services. Get to know your car’s 10 worst enemies. more…