BG Products, Inc., introduces Reminder website

WICHITA, Kan. – November 23, 2011 – BG Products, Inc., introduces The BG Reminder Service at bgreminder.com. It’s a fact that consumers are keeping their vehicles longer. In order to do so, they are taking better care of them through regular preventive maintenance. However, sticking to mileage intervals can be a hassle for consumers; so, BG more…

Clean diesel–what it is

What is all this talk about clean diesel? Is it the fuel? Is it the engine technology? Is it the aftertreatment technology? Is it the push for cleaner emissions? Yes, it’s all of the above. Clean diesel is a collaborative effort set forth by the EPA, carried out by OEMs, state and local governments, environmental more…

Synthetic vs conventional oil. Which one should you use?

Updated November 15, 2019 The answer is pretty simple. In the battle for synthetic or conventional oil, synthetic oil wins every time. Why you should use synthetic oil  Synthetic engine oils are structured with very specific properties. They provide stronger oxidative protection against breakdown and lower evaporation rates under high temperature conditions. Synthetics also excel more…

BG now renews vehicle interiors

Are you behind the wheel at least 12 hours a week? Most likely, yes. That’s the average for American motorists. Busy lives force drivers to eat meals, conduct business and even groom in their cars. All this activity may lead to messes and unpleasant odors in a car’s interior. And we all know car interior more…

Lab Q&A: Turbos

Question: Can I perform a Fuel Induction Service on an engine with a turbo? Answer: To perform a BG Fuel Induction Service on a vehicle with a turbo engine, apply the product between the turbo and the throttle body. To do so, you must remove the air intake hose that goes between the turbo and more…

BG Products, Inc., introduces Interior Renewal® Service

WICHITA, Kan. -February 1, 2011 – BG Products, Inc., introduces the BG Interior Renewal® Service, a complete vehicle interior cleaning service, from the floor mats to the seats to the headliner. BG Interior Renewal® Service quickly and easily renews a car’s interior to a clean, refreshing environment. It’s designed to eliminate disagreeable odors caused by more…

Interior Renewal
GF-5 and dexos: You get what you pay for

Updated: December 9, 2019 I’ve received several inquiries about the new oil specs GF-5 and GM’s dexos and what it’s going to cost aftermarket suppliers, shops, dealers and, most importantly, consumers. GF-5 This one’s pretty self-explanatory. It’s a step up from the current GF-4, which has the corresponding API designation SM. But in case you more…

“BG saved us a lot of money”

As off-road diesel engines advance to meet government emission standards, more and more emphasis must be applied to the engine consumables. We’re talking about fuel, oil and filters. Something we rarely give any thought to on a day-to-day basis could cause countless hours of down time and large amounts of frustration. James River Equipment teamed more…

BG speaks hybrid

The hybrid market is expected to grow another three to five percent in 2011. Although they haven’t become a major player yet, hybrids should not be dismissed. They aren’t going away. The new hybrids may seem unfamiliar, but the fuel/electric-powered machines are still cars that need preventive maintenance, says BG’s Ryan Weems. As Tools & more…

Lab Q&A: BG Platinum 44K® and BG 245

Question: Why can’t I use BG Platinum™ 44K® in diesels? Answer: Many have used BG Platinum™ 44K® in diesels but it is specifically formulated for gasoline engines, which don’t reach the same temperatures as diesel engines. Because diesel engines run hotter and at higher compressions, they must withstand stresses far beyond those in gasoline engines. more…