Tech Trends: Fuel System Technologies

With the fickle availability of refined fuels and the price of crude oil ever on the rise, fuel economy is a concern now more than ever. And as a result, fuel system technologies are undergoing dramatic change. Recently, major vehicle manufacturers are focusing primarily on improving fuel economy through better weight-to-power ratios while reducing exhaust more…

Gearing Up For CVTs

The automatic transmission has held the distinction of being the most popular type of transmission for vehicles for more than 75 years. However, the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) and other new-age designs are slowly gaining popularity. By 2012, CVTs are expected to have a 20 percent share of the Japanese market, a four percent more…

BG Introduces Headlight Restoration Kit

WICHITA, Kan. – November 5, 2008 – BG Products, Inc., introduces the first in a complete line of professional detail products distributed exclusively by BG. Quick Cure® Headlight Restoration Kit, PN 875, can increase headlight illumination up to 300%. Most vehicles built after the early nineties are equipped with acrylic headlights, which eventually become cloudy more…

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BG Products, Inc., Welcomes Worldwide Sales Force to Wichita

WICHITA, Kan.–October 20, 2008 – Over 500 BG distributors and sales representatives from the U.S., Asia, Continental Europe and Latin America will be arriving in Wichita this week for the BG Products International Sales and Marketing Conference, October 22-25, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Nationally recognized speakers for the conference include keynote speaker and fighter more…

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BG Biodiesel Fuel Conditioner Makes Biodiesel Palatable

With diesel fuel prices at historic highs, desperate drivers are scrambling to find ways to stay on the road. “They are pouring transmission fluids, used solvents, suntan lotions, anything they can find into their tank to lower fuel costs,” says Mike Belluomo, BG’s Product Technical Services Manager. Would you like fries with that? The hottest more…

Introducing Universal Synthetic Fluid for CVTs

WICHITA, Kan.–September 30, 2008–BG Products, Inc., introduces universal fluid for continuously variable transmissions (CVT). BG Universal Synthetic CVT Fluid, Part No. 318, is compatible with all belt-driven models of CVTs. In contrast to traditional automatic transmissions, the belt and pulley system of a CVT requires a certain amount of friction to function properly. They need more…

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Coolant is long lasting, but keep an eye on it

When the first cold snap of winter or the first hot days of summer arrive, a car owner wonders: Do I have enough coolant to keep from freezing up or boiling over? Is it still any good? When was the last time I changed it? For that matter, when was the last time I checked more…

BG Products, Inc., Introduces Biodiesel Fuel Conditioner

WICHITA, Kan.–August 1, 2008–BG Products, Inc., introduces BG Biodiesel Fuel Conditioner, Part No. 240; a multi-functional fuel supplement formulated to improve all aspects of biodiesel fuel quality. With more than 450 million gallons of biodiesel sold in the U.S., it is the fastest growing alternative fuel in the market. Currently, 49 states have laws and more…

DFC Plus for Biodiesel
Expedition engine flush saves money

Recently, Midland Ford Lincoln-Mercury had a customer bring a 1998 Ford Expedition with 144,000 miles into our service department with the engine oil light coming on at times. After verifying what the oil pressure was, we replaced the oil sending unit and road tested the vehicle. After approximately 10 minutes of driving, the oil light more…

MOA and EPR for low tension piston rings