BG Guide for Summer Powersports

by Clinton J. Meyer Technical Service Representative ACS Certified in Chemistry and Biochemistry Summer is here! Time to get out and ride those motorcycles, quads and jet skis. You’ve waited all winter for the adventure to begin. The only thing between you and freedom is a quick tune-up to de-winterize your ride. Follow my guide more…

Do you give your customers a reason to be loyal?

The other day I drove-thru a sandwich shop for dinner with my kids. We call this time of the day “sandwich-hour.” We are a sandwich-loving family. In classic kid fashion, my kids ordered the sandwiches that come with no veggies or dressing. I asked if the sandwich craftsman would add mayo to the sandwiches. Sometimes I more…

Watch us grow: BG Technology and Training Center! 

The new BG Technology and Training Center is well underway! Watch the time lapse video below. The facility will include a chemistry lab, an automotive testing facility, and expanded space for BG University chemistry and sales training. “We’re growing as a company in every way,” said Darin Greseth, BG CEO and President. “Our expansion will more…

Fuel service: Are you taking care of your customers?

A history of the fuel induction service A fuel induction service removes the deposits that build up inside the air intake system of an engine. This service has been around for a long time, dating back to the days of carbureted engines, when carbon would build up on top of the pistons and cause drivability more…

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Legacy Living

Children are the future! Not far from BG headquarters stands a towering 107-year-old home. At a glance, the house looks like nothing more than an architectural beauty, past its prime. But this home is alive and thriving with the work of Legacy Ministries! Legacy Ministries is gearing up for another bountiful gardening season. This time more…

Do I need to get a cooling system service every spring?

Dear Tommy, Ever seen folks happy to stand in line? If not, you need to visit a Minnesota car wash in the spring. This is a cheery group of folks! Winter is fading into memory and the air is fresh. Trees are budding, birds are chirping and Minnesotans can finally scrape the salt, sand and more…

What are engine flushes? And are they good for your car?

Engine flush. Isn’t that just an oil change? It’s just old oil out, new oil in, right? Not exactly. If we break down those two words (engine and flush) you have your answer. Engine: That hard-working part of your vehicle that powers everything from the transmission to the air conditioner. Flush: Removing contaminants (like flushing more…

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Nothing works better than BG 44K®

I recently purchased a 1998 BMW 323i with over 196,000 miles logged. The vehicle averaged 30-32 mpg on the highway. I filled up the BMW with 89 octane and added one can of BG 44K®. After a couple of hours of highway driving, the gas mileage went up to 40+ mpg cruising between 70-75 mph. more…

The truth about fuel additives and “snake oil”

Fuel additive. What exactly is that and what does it mean? Well if you are like most of us at BG, anything labeled fuel additive should at least clean fuel injectors, remove engine deposits, and maybe lubricate the upper cylinders (maybe). Hmm, sounds simple enough, but is it true for all fuel additives? That is more…

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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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