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07Mar 2018
Making synthetic oil

Are all Synthetic Oil Groups the Same? Group III vs IV vs V John Baker|Feb 06, 2018 11:27 AM The simple answer No. In fact, there are wide performance differences between base oil categories. Generally speaking, Group IV base oils offer the best performance, Group III second best, and so on in reverse order. But […]

07Mar 2018
Oil Life Monitor

Oil Life Monitors – Everything You Need To Know Josh Kimmes|Jan 22, 2018 3:31 PM For the past couple months, every time I start my truck I hear an annoying “ding” followed by an equaling annoying message saying “Change Engine Oil Soon.” I know what you’re thinking – you’d better change your oil! My oil […]

06Mar 2018
Warranty Secure

Your Polaris, Ski-Doo and Arctic Cat Dealer Can’t Void Your Warranty for Using Aftermarket Parts or Lubricants Andy Arendt|Jan 18, 2018 8:47 AM As in the automotive market, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have introduced new snowmobiles, UTVs and other powersports equipment with advanced materials and new technologies. Prices have risen considerably the past 10 years, […]

06Mar 2018
Dobie Gillis Statue thinking w/ Amsoil cap

Your Most Common Motor Oil Questions Answered Ed Newman|Sep 29, 2017 11:14 AM One thing the Internet has done is create a lot more “experts.” In the old days when you had a car maintenance question, you knew whom to ask – ‘ol Mike up the street with grease under his fingernails and a rag […]

06Mar 2018
Sema car on Ford

On the Road to SEMA with Chris Mangum of MAD Industries Ed Newman|Oct 30, 2017 9:40 AM It’s been a lot of fun going to SEMA these past 21 years. SEMA seemed big even back then when the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center didn’t exist yet. Today it’s massive and still bursting […]

06Mar 2018
clean your battery terminals with AMSOIL MP

How to Clean and Prevent Battery Terminal Corrosion John Baker|Mar 27, 2017 10:46 AM We’ve all been there before. You turn the key on your car and…nothing. Not even the tell-tale clicking sound of the starter solenoid. Your first reaction is to pound the steering wheel and curse the darkness. But it should probably be […]

06Mar 2018
apple and oranges - comparing oil brands is similar.

Does it Matter Which Brand of Motor Oil You Use? John Baker|Aug 07, 2017 2:43 PM The Internet is abuzz over the latest Blackstone Labs newsletter. OK, “abuzz” may be a stretch. But the newsletter certainly has sent the motor oil geeks among us into a tizzy.   The distinguished oil analysis laboratory sought to answer […]

19Feb 2018
snowmobile in minnesota

Which Snowmobile Oil Should I Use: AMSOIL INTERCEPTOR® or DOMINATOR®? John Baker|Jan 08, 2017 8:00 AM Snow has finally arrived. Your snowmobile should be prepped and ready to hit the trail or carve the mountainside. One question we get a lot around here is, “Should I use AMSOIL INTERCEPTOR Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil or DOMINATOR Synthetic […]

19Feb 2018
howes to amsoil cold

How to Fix Diesel Fuel Gelling with Cold Flow Improvers Mark Nyholm|Jan 23, 2018 4:51 PM I don’t know about where you live, but winter in Minnesota hit pretty hard starting in November, and it seems Old Man Winter is fired up and settled in for a long, cold season. For those who love ice […]

19Feb 2018
diesel norway

Is Norway Really Going to Ban Gas and Diesel Vehicles? John Baker|Jun 13, 2016 1:37 PM   An eye-opening news report surfaced the other day: Norway plans to ban sales of new gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles starting in 2025. Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car-maker Tesla, tweeted his approval to the plan. It turns out the […]

19Feb 2018
checking oil

What Causes an Engine to Burn Oil? While it’s natural to assume any oil consumption indicates an engine problem, it can be a normal part of engine operation, depending on the vehicle. In fact, Chrysler considers oil consumption of up to one quart every 500-2,000 miles to be normal under certain conditions. GM considers one […]

19Feb 2018
sled maintenance and purchase tips

10 Snowmobile Tool Kit Must Haves Chris Sharon|Jan 09, 2017 2:16 PM If you’ve been following our blog lately, it’s pretty clear that we’re into snowmobiles. When living in an area that gets below-zero highs, you can feel a little antsy being stuck inside. In fact, we just broke our cold spell and got fresh […]

19Feb 2018
signature series diesel oil

Next-Generation Diesel Protection New Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil and Heavy-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil Provide Best-in-Class Engine Protection. New Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil (DHD, DZF, DEO, DME) replaces Premium Synthetic Diesel Oil (DEO, DME). New Heavy-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil (ADN, ADO, ADP) replaces OE Synthetic Diesel Oil (OED, OEC). AMSOIL Signature Series […]