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26Feb 2019
President and owner of amsoil inc

From the President Typically I have my monthly message to you done well in advance. This month, however, I’m writing just after the completion of the AMSOIL 45th Anniversary Convention. If you weren’t here, you missed a memorable event. The speakers delivered motivational and informative presentations that any Dealer would find valuable. These weren’t just […]

05Feb 2019

Today’s Gas Engines can Produce as much Soot as Yesterday’s Diesels. Matt Erickson | TECHNICAL MANAGER – PCLT PRODUCTS AND MECHANICAL R&D I bet most of you reading this have some level of emotional attachment to traditional vehicles. The muscle-car era of the 1960s and 1970s kindled a lifelong passion for cars for millions of […]

05Feb 2019

Why Motor Oil Deteriorates Like just about everything else, motor oil has a lifespan. Even the best oils eventually require you to change them. Historically, many motorists like the convenience of changing oil with the seasons, visiting the quick lube or pulling the ramps out of their garage each spring and fall. Motor oil can […]

04Feb 2019

Why You Should Invest in a Fishing Guide Dan Peterson|Jan 24, 2019 10:48 AM Beginners and experienced fishermen both benefit from hiring a fishing guide, but for different reasons. Beginners are interested in learning the basics of how to catch fish. Without a guide, they would most likely not be successful. Experienced fishermen benefit from […]

31Jan 2019

From the Presidents (Archive) This issue of AMSOIL Magazine is one of our favorites so far this year. It has a little bit of everything – testimonials, technical information, new products – and it’s all good news. Sometimes you have to stop to appreciate all of the good things happening around you. Take Lavon Miller, […]

31Jan 2019
easy squeeze pack

The New SEVERE GEAR Easy-Pack Makes Changing Gear Oil Easy Andy Arendt|Aug 01, 2018 10:28 AM Changing gear oil in differentials and manual transmissions is critical for smooth operation and reduced maintenance. But professional mechanics and DIY enthusiasts agree: changing gear oil is a hassle. – YOu gotta see this new Squeeze Pack That ’70s squeeze bottle […]

31Jan 2019

What’s the Minimum I Should Drive My Car? And Other Winter Car Storage Tips Jamie Jarvi|Oct 01, 2018 8:30 AM The roads are home to all kinds of vehicles. Daily drivers that clock thousands of miles each year. Seasonal vehicles that only clock hundreds. And then there are some whose odometers move only when being […]

30Jan 2019
Thermal runaway gear lube

How Often Should I Change Front or Rear Differential Fluid? John Baker|Nov 08, 2017 10:09 AM It depends on your vehicle, driving conditions and differential fluid quality. That’s a pretty vague answer, but it’s true. If you drive your truck primarily on the highway in temperate conditions and rarely tow or haul, you likely don’t […]

24Jan 2019
sledding trail minnesota

Best of the Midwest: Snowmobile Destinations You Should Experience at Least Once Jamie Jarvi|Dec 09, 2018 9:08 AM Founded in Wisconsin, AMSOIL is a company at the heart of snowmobile country. Did you know the snowmobile was invented here in our state? It’s true. Carl Eliason brought to life his idea of a “motor toboggan” in […]

24Jan 2019
worn rings

How Engine Wear & Deposits Kill Horsepower John Baker|Oct 25 Most people equate engine wear and deposits with a sudden, catastrophic engine failure that leaves you stranded alongside the road. In reality, wear and deposits are more likely to erode engine power and efficiency over time. Here’s how it works and what you can do […]

24Jan 2019

Ask AMSOIL: Should I Use Racing Oil in my Daily Driver? Motorists who are passionate about engine protection and performance can easily succumb to the following line of reasoning: 1) Racing engines are more severe than my engine. 2) Racing engines use racing oil. 3) Therefore, I should use racing oil in my vehicle for […]

16Jan 2019
Diesel fill

Is it Safe to Add Two-Stroke Oil to my Diesel Fuel? John Baker|Aug 21, 2017 11:27 AM Robert Gordon wants to know, via our Facebook page, if it’s worthwhile to add AMSOIL SABER Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil to your diesel fuel. First, thanks for the question, Robert. Second, you’re not that Robby Gordon, are you? For the uninitiated, Robert’s question alludes […]

16Jan 2019
Diesel Fuel issues in DPF engines

How Oil Consumption Affects Your Turbo Diesel’s Exhaust System Mark Nyholm|Aug 13, 2018 9:41 AM Ever wonder why engines have that long wiry thing with the small plastic handle? A.K.A. the dipstick? “Come on, Mark, it’s for measuring proper engine oil volume,” you say. Sure, but here’s the million-dollar question: How often should you pull the […]