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04Apr 2019

The Mint 400 is Not to Miss Lindsay Premo|Mar 05, 2019 2:53 PM “In some circles, the Mint 400 is a far, far better thing than the Super Bowl, the Kentucky Derby and the Lower Oakland Roller Derby Finals all rolled into one. This race attracts a special breed…”  – Hunter S. Thompson In 1971, […]

04Apr 2019

The new Mudslinger to Keep Mud Off Your ATV, Dirt Bike and Machines Daisy Quaker|Dec 17, 2018 1:37 PM If you spend your time racing down muddy trails or forging questionable terrain on your ATV, UTV, dirt bike, off-road truck or snowmobile (well, snowy trails for the latter), AMSOIL Mudslinger is about to be your best friend. This handy […]

04Apr 2019
CVT

What is a CVT Transmission? John Baker|Mar 27, 2019 11:18 AM “CVT” stands for continuously variable transmission. A CVT transmission uses a pair of variable-diameter pulleys and a belt or chain to provide unlimited gear ratios. How does a CVT work? To illustrate, think of a traditional automatic or manual transmission. They’re built with a defined […]

02Apr 2019

AMSOIL vs. Mobil 1: One Test of Many Andy Arendt|Jan 16, 2019 1:10 PM Most lists of top-10 performance mods include a turbocharger, supercharger, nitrous oxide or updated engine tune. Increasing the engine’s oxygen intake also increases fuel, which boosts power. While all that extra power is great, it puts additional demands on your engine […]

27Mar 2019

From the President In late 2017 we conducted an extensive survey of AMSOIL Dealers. We wanted you to tell us what you need and where we can help, so we hired a firm to help us develop a scientific approach designed to get honest feedback. We gathered data from new Dealers, longtime Dealers, former Dealers, […]

27Mar 2019
grease lower gear

Eight Expert Boat Maintenance Tips John Baker|May 26, 2016 8:59 AM Tracker Marine/Bass Pro Shops Photography As fun as it is to own a boat if you ever get a chance to use it, they can create several headaches if you neglect maintenance. Following these tips can help you stay on the water and out […]

27Mar 2019
LSPI Low Speed Pre-Ignition

Why the Big Advancement in the Signature Series Line? John Baker|Oct 04, 2017 8:23 AM Simply put, we reformulated Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil to solve problems. For all the derision heaped upon the internal-combustion engine, it remains our primary mode of propulsion. And, despite the gains of hybrids and electric vehicles, it will remain so for […]

27Mar 2019

Winter’s over but Let’s Review Winter Lube Requirements Extreme cold can cause conventional motor oil, transmission fluid and gear lube to thicken, starving vital moving parts of necessary lubrication. In many cases, thick motor oil will prevent vehicles from starting. Cold, thick transmission fluid results in delayed or sluggish shifts and inadequate protection for bearings, […]

27Mar 2019

Global Media Award at SEMA Show for Dirt Bike Transmission Fluid Jamie Jarvi|Nov 04, 2016 1:27 PM The 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas has come to an end, and attendees are making their way back home armed with a wealth of new information on the specialty equipment manufacturing industry. It’s been an exciting week […]

27Mar 2019
Fuel economy - choose the right fuel

Is Premium Gasoline Worth the Money? John Baker| You probably saw the AAA report announcing that motorists wasted $2.1 billion last year using premium gasoline in vehicles that don’t require it. Maybe a few of those billions came from your wallet. It’s a common misconception that premium gasoline has higher energy content than regular gasoline […]

27Mar 2019

AMSOIL Dispensing Equipment Program Provides New Opportunities for  T1-Qualified Dealers Over the years, AMSOIL Dealers have fought an uphill battle against bulk oil distributors that have the ability to offer equipment programs to commercial and retail accounts. Bulk supply is attractive to these customers because it eliminates waste in the form of empty containers and […]

27Mar 2019
Turbocharger problems

The Effects of Turbochargers and Gasoline Direct Injection These increasingly common features of modern engines heighten power and efficiency, but also present serious challenges to motor oil. The push toward smaller, fuelefficient, yet powerful engines has driven the development of several key technologies. Gasoline direct injection (GDI) and turbochargers are now common features of passenger […]

21Mar 2019

Fund Your Passion AMSOIL stands apart from the crowd by offering more opportunities to build successful businesses. When we introduced the world’s first API qualified synthetic motor oil in 1972, it languished on store shelves next to its much cheaper conventional-oil counterparts. Consumers hadn’t heard of synthetic oil and didn’t understand its benefits. That all […]

21Mar 2019
small engine cleanliness

The Right Small-Engine Impressive Results Spring marks the time to store your snowblower and prepare your lawnmower, pressure washer, generator and other equipment for another season. Make sure to change oil before storing equipment. Used oil contains acidic byproducts that can damage the engine if allowed to sit for months. If you neglected to change […]

15Mar 2019

SIGNATURE SERIES OIL PROTECTS ENGINES FROM LOW-SPEED PRE-IGNITION OEMs have been aggressively downsizing engines to meet strict fuel economy and emissions standards while improving power and torque. Most new engines today use some combination of turbochargers, direct-fuel injection and variable valve timing to make more power than their larger counterparts while delivering improved fuel economy. […]