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11Jan 2019
How do I increase sales?

IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WON’T COME Creating a social media page and inviting your friends and family to “Like” or follow it isn’t enough. You have to make the content count to attract more viewers, followers and, ultimately, more customers. We know from our marketing research that auto enthusiasts are the people who are […]

11Jan 2019
Amsoil presidents Dean Alexander and Alan Amatuzio.

Reasons to Join us as an AMSOIL Dealer Below is an older addition from our AMSOIL Dealer Magazine. I wanted to show one of the greatest aspects of the AMSOIL business which they outline below. Since this article was written my own business has seen a boost because AMSOIL has invested more money into ads […]

09Jan 2019
engine idling chart

EFFECTS OF EXCESSIVE ENGINE IDLING Excessive idling leads to more than just poor fuel economy. Engine idling is often unavoidable during day-to-day vehicle operation. Whether it’s sitting in traffic or waiting in the school parking lot, excessive idling creates engine wear without advancing the odometer. The detrimental effects of high idle times are numerous: Decreased […]

09Jan 2019

9 Tips for Safe Trailer Towing Ed Newman|Mar 27, 2018 9:18 AM   Friends of mine in Minneapolis were driving on Highway 35, talking about this and that, minding their own business, when – Wham! A trailer carrying a boat slammed into their car. The trailer had disconnected from the tow vehicle and darted across […]

09Jan 2019
loaded ATV

What’s the Difference Between Motorcycle, Dirt Bike and ATV Oil? John Baker|Jun 13, 2018 4:12 PM Most people who ask have an underlying question they really mean to ask: Can I use the same motor oil in my motorcycle, dirt bike and ATV/UTV? Sure, you can use a single oil formulation for all your toys (assuming you use […]

09Jan 2019
repair manual

How To Choose the Right Battery for Your Car Ed Newman|Aug 09, 2017 8:00 AM Most of us have a car battery story we could resurrect if asked. I have a few, but the most memorable was in 1986 when my son was born. On our seventh anniversary, my wife and I had dined at […]

09Jan 2019

Why Does Motor Oil Turn Black? John Baker|Oct 11, 2018 2:00 PM What causes black motor oil? And when your oil darkens does it mean it’s time to change it? Well, there are a couple of factors that can cause the former. Let’s dig in. Factors causing black motor oil Heat cycles naturally darken motor […]

31Dec 2018
autocross fiesta

Ford Focus ST – Best Performance per Dollar I was amazed by the number of reviews, tests, discussions, etc I can find on Youtube which are almost all 100% positive over this one car. I felt it would be a great dis-service to not mention it in a blog although this year 2019 is the […]

22Dec 2018
testing compression

How to Test Engine Compression  John Baker|Mar 13, 2017 2:16 PM Engine compression = engine power. A simple equation even we non-engineers can understand. Compression refers to the pressure your engine generates inside the cylinders while it’s running. How much pressure the engine produces and how well it converts that pressure into usable work influence […]

22Dec 2018
Oil refinery at twilight

How Much “Synthetic” Is In My Oil? Andy Arendt|Aug 16, 2017 11:07 AM Unlike food and drug companies, which must disclose the ingredients in their products, lubricant manufactures aren’t held to the same mandate, which can cause confusion if you’re shopping for synthetic motor oil. (Well, they are in Europe in Australia but not in […]

18Dec 2018
gun range hearing protection

What’s the Best Hearing Protection for the Gun Range? Mark Nyholm|Jun 28, 2018 11:28 AM Summer weather is finally here, at least for us in the northern half of the U.S. and Canada. The longest day of the year, June 21 – the summer solstice – has come and gone. As someone pointed out to me, […]

18Dec 2018
viscosity increase

AMSOIL Synthetic Diesel Oil Greatly Outperforms Minimum Standards Shell* recently announced that a sample of “Mobil Delvac 1300* Super 15W-40 did not meet the passing limits for either API CK-4 performance standards, nor the more stringent requirements for Volvo*, MACK* and Cummins*.” The 360-hour Volvo T-13 test measures both oxidation and Kinematic Viscosity, indicating an […]

18Dec 2018

OE 0W-16: Light and Strong A 0W-16 viscosity motor oil may seem exotic to North American drivers, but as fuel efficiency requirements increase, it may become a common recommendation of manufacturers worldwide. Japanese engineers have long experimented with ultra-thin motor oils, and 0W-16 has been in regular use in Japan since the 90s. The Benefits […]

17Dec 2018

I’m going to start posting all the short comments from customers here in the Testimonial category. There may not be any photo or long descriptions or paragraphs but just a simple comment.. So one of the AMSOIL dealers in our group (Denver area) owns a repair shop which specializes in Audi/ VW / Porsche BMW/Mini. Ernie […]

12Dec 2018
Thick Foam cleans glass better

Introducing the Three Newest AMSOIL Products Jamie Jarvi|Aug 08, 2018 1:28 PM AMSOIL is well-known for its products that protect the internal parts of an engine. But you may not know about our products that protect the outside of your vehicles and equipment, too. Hot on the heels of the revolutionary new SEVERE GEAR easy-pack, we’re excited […]