Viscosity Philosophy

There’s a common misconception that crankcase oil and gear oil share the same numerical nomenclature (i.e. 20W-50 and 75W-90). What’s worse, standard OEM manuals further the confusion by specifying grades of crankcase oils for gear oil applications. The information gap is an industry-wide problem. However, knowing how to use a viscosity classification chart, can keep

Smooth idle after BG services

Dear Mike McCarthy, After having the BG 255 and 109 services performed on one employee and two customer 6.0 diesels, idle and performance quality seems to be restored to that of a new vehicle. Idle quality is very smooth and acceleration is as good as new. I feel that these services will maintain customer loyalty and generate revenue

U.S. Commerce Deputy Assistant Honors BG For Export Achievement

WICHITA, Kan. – December 4, 2007 – U.S. Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary Walter Bastian today presented the U.S. Commerce Department’s Export Achievement Certificate to BG Products, Inc. The award recognizes U.S. companies that have successfully exported and opened new markets with the assistance of the department’s U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service. “Exports create jobs and

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Paramedics fleet benefits from BG Diesel Service

Dear Sir, I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about my experience with your products. We have been using the BG Diesel products for about one year and have had outstanding results. Most of the vehicles that we have in our fleet are powered by the Ford 6.0 PowerStroke Diesel engines. The

BG Products, Inc., Wins Top 5 Tools Award From Techshop Magazine

WICHITA, Kan. – November 19, 2007 –TechShop-Equipment, Tools and Supplies magazine presents BG Products, Inc. with the 2007 Top 5 Tools Award. Award winners are determined based on the number of times a company or product is mentioned by shop owners and technicians in the Top 5 Favorite Tools section for the past six issues. Only

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BG quality far exceeds its competitors

To Whom It May Concern: I wanted to express my appreciation to BG Products for manufacturing quality products that increase the longevity and performance of the vehicles they are used in. I am generally not a fan of aftermarket products, but have been using BG Products for over 25 years with extreme success. Your biggest

BG Products, Inc., Now An Approved Vendor Of Goodyear Gemini

Wichita, Kan – November 16, 2007 – In an effort to pursue new growth opportunities, BG Products, Inc. announces its newly developed approved vendor status with all privately owned Goodyear Gemini Automotive Care locations. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to be associated with a premier organization like Goodyear Gemini,” says Mike Moen, Marketing

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Say goodbye to diesel woes

When most people think of diesels, they’re reminded of smoke belching semis, smelly city buses or noisy, poorly engineered passenger vehicles. These perceptions represent actual disadvantages of yesterday’s diesel engine. In 2002, International Trucks created the 6.0 Ford Powerstroke engine with hydraulic injectors. It built a reputation as one of the most powerful performers in

BG helps Volkswagen/Audi solve a sticky problem

The European carmaker Volkswagen/Audi was facing a sludge problem resulting in $4.4 million in warranty repairs. Some models of the Volkswagen Passat and the Audi A4 are equipped with turbo-charged engines, which are especially prone to sludge-forming deposits. The only known solution was to take the engine apart to clean out the sludge that had

Ford CEO Alan Mulally Keynotes BG Products’ Annual Convention

Wichita, Kan – September 17, 2007 – Alan Mulally, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Co., will be the “Keynote Speaker” October 22 at BG Products Inc. 2007 International Distributors Convention in Maryland. “We are delighted to have someone of Alan’s ability and accomplishments speak with our worldwide Distributors,” states Galen Myers, chairman