Bardahl No Smoke The Original Concentrated Formula
Bardahl No Smoke seals the space between the valves and guides and between the piston rings and cylinder walls. No Smoke also improves compression and performance, cushions worn bearings and quiets noisy lifters.
- Reduces smoke and plug fouling
- Improves power and performance
The history of Bardahl Manufacturing Corporation is actually the history of one man. This is a story of a man who, against all odds, prospered by hard work and determination. Ole Bardahl was a Norwegian immigrant who arrived in the United States in 1922 with a total of $32.00 in his pocket. When he arrived in Seattle, he was a complete stranger and couldn't speak a word of English. Eventually he found a job in a Ballard saw mill. When not working, he struggled to save money from his meager wages and went to school studying chemistry, accounting and English. In 1929, Mr. Bardahl had saved enough money to become a building contractor. Throughout the depression era, he worked 16-hour days building and selling homes he had built. By 1936, he had reached a point where he was able to try his hand in other business opportunities. In 1939, he began his second business and bought a small chemical company (the beginning of Bardahl). He had a small manufacturing plant in Ballard, a small community of Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish immigrants. He personally oversaw the entire operation from operating blending tanks, serving as salesman, shipping clerk and canning machine operator. The company he bought had a number of cleaners and one oil product. Ole Bardahl was a man of vision quickly realizing the potential of his oil additive. Sales in the first few years were slim. In 1939, sales amounted to a mere $188 and WWII kept growth to a minimum due to wartime shortages. The oil product became the number one seller and in 1947, Bardahl saw sales rise to $200,000. By 1952, Bardahl sales were ranked third among its competitors. Soon after, the results of an effective television advertising campaign established Bardahl as the top seller in the United States and then the international number one seller, a position still enjoyed in many countries. Over the years, Bardahl has increased its global presence and now can be found in over 80 countries throughout the world.