Towing

25Aug 2016

Check your transmission fluid level – It goes a long way in failure prevention. We’re all familiar with the automakers’ longstanding best-in-class horsepower and towing-capacity wars. Each model year seems to feature a vehicle whose brute strength and towing capacity dwarf those of the outgoing models. By John Baker – AMSOIL INC. Lately, automakers have […]

15Jun 2016
prevent thermal runaway with severe gear

Don’t worry about the extra weight Many people overstress their vehicles in the summer, pulling trailers, campers or fifth-wheels with boats, sometimes exceeding their rated towing limits. Severe-service conditions and hot summer temperatures place extreme pressure on transmissions and differentials. Modern turbo diesel trucks and vehicles with V-10 engines boast more horsepower and torque than […]