9 things you should know about engine sludge

Oil sludge is a murderous foe that looks a lot like a burned marshmallow. If you love toasted marshmallows but don’t have the patience to toast them (or if, like me, you like them burned), you’re probably familiar with the black, bubbly surface that develops once the marshmallow is on fire. Blow it out, let more…

Does your mechanic trust you?

I’m a liar. At least, sometimes. I just went to the dentist and as far as she’s concerned, I floss day and night and brush vigorously, but not too vigorously (a healthy amount of vigor). As I’m lying in the dentist chair, it occured to me that I lie to my doctor too. She thinks more…

BG announces partnership with extra Rewards

WICHITA, Kan. – Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – BG Products announces its recent partnership as part of the extra Online Loyalty Program. As the only preventive maintenance company participating in this Program, BG is pleased to offer this premier opportunity to its customers. In joining brands such as Bosch Automotive Parts and Castrol Lubricants and more…

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…

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…