“Thank you BG for allowing me to see the light.”

Thank you BG for allowing me to see the light. BG MOA® at every oil change, BG Syncro Shift II for the standard transmission and rear differential, BG CF5® every 15,000 and a Fuel Injection Cleaner with BG 44K® every 30,000. 2003 Subaru Legacy with 206,000 and going strong. The headlight restoration is insane. Christopher more…

GDI stands for opportunity

GDI stands for Gasoline Direct Injection, but that’s not all. To BG, it stands for opportunity. Gasoline direct injection engines are nothing new. The first automotive GDI engine was introduced in Germany in the 50s. The GDI engine boasts more power with increased fuel economy. At the time, fuel and oil were cheap and the more…

How much oil has your engine lost?

by David Tenpenny BG Technical Service My first job in the automotive industry was as a full service gas station attendant. Looking back now, I think, “What a great job that was!” All of those cool cars, the proud owners who loved to talk about them and, most importantly, the care I gave each one more…

BG Products introduces Universal Coolant/Antifreeze

WICHITA, Kan.– April 17, 2014 – For the first time, BG Products is offering a high quality, BG-branded universal coolant/antifreeze. BG Universal Coolant/Antifreeze, PN 589, offers complete and long-lasting cooling system protection under even the most severe conditions. This product can be used in all gasoline, diesel and compressed natural gas fueled engines. BG Universal more…

Coolant Antifreeze
Two new gear lubes speed drive line service

Modern ring and pinion gear sets, whether limited slip or positive traction, require a final lubricant that contains both a GL-5 lubricant and a limited slip additive. These lubricants combined provide optimum drive performance and gear protection. Generally, they are added from separate containers increasing the chance for errors in treat ratios, which leads to more…

Ultra-Guard® LS Full Synthetic Gear Lubricant - Ultra-Guard® LS Heavy Duty
Under pressure: Low tension piston rings

In order to reduce frictional drag energy loss and increase fuel efficiency, gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines use thinner and lighter piston rings, called low tension piston rings. Piston ring spring force in older port fuel injection (PFI) engines used to be as high as 30 psi. New PFI and GDI engines can have more more…

MOA and EPR for low tension piston rings
BG Products, Inc., receives ISO 14001:2004 Certification

WICHITA, Kan. – January 13, 2014 – BG Products’ environmental management system has been independently audited and confirmed as being in conformity with ISO 14001:2004. Launched 15 years ago as a guideline for measuring and monitoring organizational activities that impact the environment, the ISO 14001:2004 certification is a benchmark for organizations that want to communicate more…

“BG 244® works!”

Problems due to pitch around injectors on common rail engines We have had some problems with leakage around the nozzle injectors on certain diesel engines. A layer of carbon has been building up around the injectors. It looks like thick oil or like a black plastic cover has been melting. The substance is black, shiny more…

Lab Q&A: PXT®2 transmission machine power supply

Question: Why does my BG PXT®2 just turn off sometimes? Answer: The BG PXT®2 Performance Exchange® for Transmissions is designed to work with DC voltage between 11 VDC (volts of direct current) and 14.9 VDC with good power supply connections. If the charge is low or the connection is bad, the BG PXT®2 will not more…