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08Feb 2018
Ed Newman Retires from Amsoil

20 Things I’ve Learned in Two Decades at AMSOIL (Part 1) Ed Newman|Dec 01, 2017 8:35 AM While discussing blog ideas recently, someone asked that I write about some of the things I’ve learned at AMSOIL since I will be retiring at the end of the year. The list grew long quite rapidly, and when […]

03Feb 2018

What’s New about Reformulated OE Synthetic Motor Oil? John Baker|Nov 29, 2017 8:22 AM First Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil, then XL Synthetic Motor Oil. Now, OE Synthetic Motor Oil is our latest oil to undergo a formulation change and facelift. What’s New? Everything. The oil inside the bottle, the label…essentially everything except the name. Excellent Wear Protection The […]

03Feb 2018
Alternate UTV - Suzuki Sidekick

What Kind of UTV Is Right For You? Maybe It’s A Sidekick Andy Arendt|Nov 06, 2017 2:50 PM UTVs are extremely popular, and if you’re considering one, there are some fairly straight-forward points to consider, including… For what will you be using the UTV? (e.g. speed vs. work, utility vs. trails) In what kind of […]

02Feb 2018

Ask AMSOIL: What Happens if I Use the Wrong Weight (Viscosity) of Oil? Ask AMSOIL: What Happens if I Use the Wrong Weight (Viscosity) of Oil? Using a motor oil whose viscosity is too low or too high for your engine can invite a few problems, such as reduced fuel economy, increased chemical breakdown and […]

02Feb 2018
Oil lovin family

AMSOIL OE: Value, Performance & Protection for the Price of One The Original Equipment line brings the highest performance & protection into the Primary “Full” Synthetic Price Range Upgraded!! The challenge was to offer the same 100% synthetic base oil and the industry leading top tier performance standards of our pure-enthusiast oils into the bargain […]

02Feb 2018
oil weight

What Happens if I Use the Wrong Weight (Viscosity) of Oil? John Baker|Jan 31, 2018 11:19 AM It depends on how your engine is built and how it reacts to the specific viscosity of oil you use. That’s pretty nebulous, so here are some examples. Josh buys a new car that requires 0W-20 motor oil. […]

30Jan 2018

More Than Just a (Motocross) Number Lindsay Premo, Jan 29, 2018 10:30 AM Let’s talk numbers, race fans…Supercross and Motocross numbers, that is. Every fall, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) releases the roster for the upcoming Monster Energy Supercross and AMA Pro Motocross seasons. The 2018 Monster Energy Supercross season is in full swing and the battle has begun […]

18Jan 2018
Evenrude Outboards

6 Innovations that Make Boating More Fun Ed Newman|Apr 26, 2017 4:07 PM State names are interesting. I was born in the Buckeye State, raised in the Garden State and currently live in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. It’s my understanding that Minnesota actually has 15,000 lakes, but the nickname simply serves as shorthand for, […]

04Jan 2018
Upgraded AMSOIL XL synthetic motor oil

XL Synthetic Motor Oil: Stronger for Longer The new XL Synthetic Motor Oil formulation delivers more cleaning power, complete protection against oil breakdown and new extended-drain recommendations. XL Synthetic Motor Oil (XLZ, XLM, XLF, XLT, XLO) XL Synthetic Motor Oil features a boosted formulation that delivers more cleaning power and promotes longer engine life. It’s […]

04Jan 2018
Getting rid of used oil

How To Dispose of Used Motor Oil Josh Kimmes|Mar 15, 2017 11:11 AM   Changing your own oil may not always be enjoyable, but it is fulfilling and worthwhile. DIY projects such as changing your own oil promote self-reliance and extra peace of mind that the job was well done. One of the often-overlooked aspects […]

03Jan 2018
sled maintenance and purchase tips

Beginner’s Guide to Choosing the Right Snowmobile Lindsay Premo|Dec 12, 2017 8:42 AM Having grown up in the country, snowmobiles were a common form of transportation. When I was little my dad would tow the toboggan behind our late ’80s (don’t even try to guess my age from that!) machine to the local bar for […]

03Jan 2018
diesel and torque

How to Increase Torque in a Diesel Engine   Mark Nyholm|Feb 20, 2017 10:01 AM Torque – the end game for every diesel enthusiast I bet if I asked six different people how much torque is enough, maybe, just maybe, two of them would agree that stock is enough. I would be in the group of four […]

03Jan 2018

Letters To The Editor MULTI-PURPOSE OIL I’m writing in response to the Letter to the Editor regarding 3-IN-ONE* oil (March AMSOIL Magazine). I have been an AMSOIL Dealer since 1981, and I still have and use 3-IN-ONE oil because there really isn’t an AMSOIL substitute for more precise oiling. You just can’t or don’t want […]

03Jan 2018
Small Engine 10W-30 motor oil; SAE 30

Tips To Boost Sales Of Small Engine Oil AMSOIL Dealer tip: Given their size and basic design compared to automotive engines, your customers may perceive small-engine lubrication requirements as simple. They may see no reason to use anything but inexpensive automotive oil in their mowers or other equipment. The opposite is true. Compared to most […]

03Jan 2018
maintain your off-road equipment

6 Overlooked Maintenance Tips for Heavy Equipment Owners  Josh Kimmes|Jul 10, 2017 8:15 AM   My dad owned a construction company when I was a kid, which meant summer break wasn’t really a break. One summer I was tasked with cleaning up an old asphalt paver. It took a couple days to get it as […]