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#3174671 - 11/01/13 05:36 AM Re: BG MOA at every oil change - should I worry? [Re: vssjim]
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Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 22581
Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: vssjim
I always worry about companies that bribe users or salesmen.


Me too, be it free product in exchange for positive testimony, or a cash kick back. Good products usually have no problems getting repeat customers or referrals based on their merits. I really can't speak one way or another for BG products though. They were sold at a few dealerships I worked for in the service department.
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#3192982 - 11/20/13 02:46 PM Re: BG MOA at every oil change - should I worry? [Re: zeuloa]
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Registered: 07/15/09
Posts: 180
Loc: Texas
I have used BG transmission service (with my Amsoil fluid) and coolant service with great success.



A couple of weeks ago, I had to replace the oil pressure sending unit on my Titan. Much to my chagrin, I did not realize that so much oil would come out when I removed the sensor.

Long story short, I wound up having to do a complete oil change that I was not prepared for. I had my filter, but was not stocked on PU. Didn't feel like going to Walmart so I went to Oreilly and got 7qts of M1 5w30 cause it was on sale.

Had a valve tick with the M1 that I don't get with the PU. Got myself a can of the BG MOA and I swear the tick stopped immediately. Much quieter engine with the MOA and M1.

I'll send a UOA when I change this time to see if there is anything special.

I will say that I like the BG products much more than I like the shops pushing a warranty. I buy products based on performance, not warranty.
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#3220702 - 12/18/13 01:29 PM Re: BG MOA at every oil change - should I worry? [Re: Lapithes]
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Registered: 01/05/09
Posts: 1798
Loc: USA
Originally Posted By: Lapithes
BG markets their products through dealers and mechanics, but you can also find it on eBay. I haven't seen any evidence that an engine with MOA lasts longer than one without, but if that evidence exists, I would like to take a look at it.


That would be impossible to prove with any additive, too many variables.
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#3223006 - 12/20/13 06:34 PM Re: BG MOA at every oil change - should I worry? [Re: zeuloa]
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Registered: 04/13/13
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Using any additive excessively is never a good idea.
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