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1962 Willys Wagon Wins AMSOIL Trophy Kerry Johnson|Oct 28, 2016 3:35 PM   The Endless Summer Cruisin’ car show (Oct. 6-9, 2016 in Ocean City, Md.) was a spectacular event for many reasons, one of which was the opportunity to meet car enthusiast Greg Wantz. Greg and his 1962 Willys Wagon, equipped with an F4-134 […]

Keep Your Engines Clean With AMSOIL Power Foam Ed Newman|Jul 06, 2016 9:29 AM   My first car was a 1961 Mercury Meteor, which I got for $125 and drove for four years. I have a lot memories associated with that car. One memory has to do with a problem butterfly valve in my carburetor. Sometimes […]

Common Fixes for a Transmission that Jerks or Hesitates John Baker|Dec 19, 2016 9:06 AM   Here are a few common reasons why your transmission may shift erratically, jerk or hesitate. • Low fluid level • Depleted fluid frictional properties • Poor cold-temperature fluidity Start with the easiest fix There’s an old adage when troubleshooting: […]

More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Motor Oil Additives Ed Newman|Jan 18, 2017 8:28 AM   It’s been a long, long time since motor oil was “just oil.” In the 1930s, someone decided to begin putting wax modifiers in the oil to address the problem of wax residue after the refining process. Thus […]

Is Starting Fluid Bad for Gas Engines? John Baker|May 22, 2017 8:08 AM The simple answer: In small doses and used properly, it can be effective in hard-starting gasoline engines. But it can be bad for two-stroke or diesel engines. The real question to ask is, “Why does my engine need starting fluid in the […]

HEAVY-DUTY CORROSION PROTECTION You gotta try this stuff!!!  AMSOIL Heavy-Duty Metal Protector (AMH) has been reformulated to provide improved performance as a corrosion inhibitor. Call 800579-0580 to get your can on order! MPHD is an easy-to-use, spray-on product that effectively protects metal surfaces that are exposed to the damaging effects of salt, moisture or chemical […]

AMSOIL SABER® Professional Cuts Costs While Helping Your Equipment Run Anyone who’s owned or operated a two-stroke string trimmer, chainsaw, blower or other piece of equipment has been there before. You repeatedly pull the starter cord and adjust the choke, but it’s still hard to start. And, when it finally fires up, it runs rough […]

Al Amatuzio: A Heart of Gold Kerry Johnson|Apr 11, 2017 2:08 PM To say AMSOIL founder Al Amatuzio leaves behind a legacy is an understatement. He created the first synthetic motor oil in the world to meet American Petroleum Institute (API) service requirements, fathered a beautiful family, built an AMSOIL family of dedicated employees and […]

Why are We Tearing Apart this Indian Scout? (Plus, Check Out this New Product) John Baker| 2017 1:28 PM Motorcycles occupy a prominent place in our national lore. The V-twin engine, one can argue, belongs in our menagerie of quintessentially “American” items, right next to the bald eagle, the Liberty Bell and Abe Lincoln’s stovepipe hat. […]

Stiction… What Is It? Mark Nyholm|May 24, 2017 8:30 AM By now you’ve inevitably seen this term in turbo diesel enthusiast magazines.  And if you own a Ford Powerstroke 6.0L diesel engine, then you likely have experienced it. Stiction… it’s a combination of two words. Static and Friction. What it really means is that there […]

INDEPENDENCE, TIME TOGETHER AND SHARED GOALS MOTIVATE THESE DIRECT JOBBERS Direct Jobbers Mike and Tammi Lick of Muscatine, Iowa started their business in March 2015. As is often the case with AMSOIL Dealerships, the opportunity arose at just the right time. Mike was looking for a superior oil for his motorcycle. In the course of […]

15 Reasons to Switch to AMSOIL Ed Newman| 2017 When I received the assignment to share five reasons to switch to AMSOIL, I did something different: I was curious to hear what others at AMSOIL would say, so I decided to crowdsource it, sending an email to several people on our staff to pick their brains […]

Is an Engine Flush Good or Bad? John Baker|Jan 30, 2017 8:54 AM   To flush or not to flush. It’s a question whose answer is obvious in the bathroom, but vigorously debated in the garage. Let’s get right to the point. Is it safe to use an engine flush in an engine with high […]

Mourning the Loss of AMSOIL founder Al Amatuzio Daisy Quaker|Apr 03, 2017 5:28 PM As many of you have heard, we lost AMSOIL founder, Al Amatuzio, at nearly 93 years of age. His life was a classic David vs. Goliath illustration of the American Dream. We honor the life of a visionary leader, innovator, and […]