BG solves sticky situation in gasoline direct injection engines

In the article “Gasoline Direct Injection” in the Winter Issue of the Blend’r, we uncovered the disadvantages of the gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine: Dramatic efficiency losses due to deposits on the piston surface More deposits on the intake ports and valves (compared to port fuel injection engines) Low-mileage misfire codes Fuel economy loss Disadvantages more…

ZDDP: What does it mean to me?

“Oil is killing our cars!” warns Keith Ansell, President of Foreign Parts Positively. “Be aware that ‘New and Improved,’ or even the ‘standard products’ we have been using for many years, are destroying our cars. It isn’t the same stuff we were getting even a year ago.” Although a bit of a sensationalist, Keith is more…

“No more noise after BG Power Steering Service”

Today one of my customers reminded me that we had not performed a power steering flush in a long time. My records indicated he had a power steering pump whine at 182,000 miles. We performed a flush at that mileage. He now has 300,306 miles on his 1999 Honda Accord on the original power steering more…

Lab Q&A: Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Question: What is DEF? Answer: Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is a nontoxic, urea-based chemical reactant necessary for the functionality of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems, which reduce oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions. Most major engine manufacturers are using SCR systems to meet 2010 emission regulations. Here’s how it works: DEF is injected into the hot more…

BG Products, Inc., offers cleanup solution for GDI Engines

WICHITA, Kan. – June 3, 2010 –BG Products, Inc., announces the new BG Gasoline Direct Injection Cleaner, Part Nos. 271 and 272. BG’s two-part chemical process quickly softens and disperses baked-on deposits, which accumulate on the intake valves of gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines. The GDI engine has notable advantages over indirect injection such as more…

BG Gasoline Direct Injection Cleaner
Gasoline Direct Injection

Way back when Gasoline direct injection (GDI) was first used in 1925 on the Hesselman engine. Jonas Hesselman designed the engine to start on gasoline and then switch over to run on diesel or kerosene. But in 1952, Bosch developed the first automotive direct injection system that actually ran on gasoline. Mercedes Benz wasn’t far more…

Lab Q&A: Continuously Variable Transmissions

Question: Why do we need a new CVT Conditioner if BG’s CVT Fluid offers unsurpassed wear protection? Answer: BG Universal Synthetic CVT Fluid, PN 318, is designed for use in only belt-driven CVTs. These CVTs exhibit modest thermal stress and require good surface-to-surface metal protection. CVT units produced by GM, Chrysler, Nissan, Mercedes Benz, Subaru, Lexus, more…

BG Products, Inc., appoints new president

WICHITA, Kan. – March 2, 2010— The BG Products, Inc., Board of Directors appoints Michigan distributor Darin Greseth as new president, effective April 2010. Greseth brings the experience, sensibility and perspective from the field. In 1984, Greseth began his career as BG sales rep in Denver. Three years later, he moved to Georgia to be more…

“I highly recommend the BG Diesel Induction Service”

I, Charles, owner and Vice President of Sam Scism Form Lincoln Mercury have been successfully using the BG diesel induction/EGR cleaning service for four months with amazing results. Many newer 6.0L trucks and vans, still under factory warranty, arrived at our dealership with an extreme lack of power, poor fuel economy and injector failure. Under more…

BG Products gets an EcoBoost

BG is the proud owner of a brand new 2010 3.5L Ford Taurus SHO with an EcoBoost™ engine! The newest member of the BG family is slated for arrival in late August. BG is one of the first [consumers] in the nation to receive the North American production twin-turbocharged direct injection V6 engine! Why buy a more…