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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 […]

Choosing the Right Diesel Oil Choosing the Right Diesel Oil The introduction of AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil and Heavy-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil brings even greater protection and performance, as well as additional viscosity options. How can you decide which oil is right for you? Signature Series 5W-30 (DHD) Newer Over-the-Road Trucks Mixed […]

OCTANE EXPLAINED: DOES PREMIUM, HIGH-OCTANE GAS BOOST PERFORMANCE? A recent AAA report found that American motorists wasted $2.1 billion in the last year buying premium gasoline for engines designed to run on regular gas The reasons why are likely due to the following misconceptions about premium gas: Contains higher energy content (increasing power and fuel […]

What Does Horsepower Mean? John Baker|Nov 07, 2016 2:32 PM   You’ve likely heard of eighteenth-century Scottish engineer James Watt. He’s credited with coining the term “horsepower.” In a stroke of marketing genius, he used the term to help sell London industrialists on the ability of his new steam engines to more efficiently produce one […]

Better Diesel Protection with New Line of AMSOIL Diesel Oils John Baker|Feb 06, 2017 8:05 AM If you care at all about diesel vehicles, and chances are you do considering you’re reading this, you know the industry has undergone a recent change. The new API CK-4 and FA-4 diesel oil specifications have taken effect, replacing […]

8 Overlooked Maintenance Services that Can Help Extend Vehicle Life John Baker|Mar 06, 2017 9:13 AM Despite the hassle and cost of unplanned maintenance, too many of us neglect our vehicles until something fails. These eight often overlooked services can not only help avoid expensive repairs, they can boost vehicle performance, too. Change Transmission Fluid […]

Heading to Daytona Bike Week? Don’t Miss These Must-See Sites Jamie Jarvi|Mar 01, 2017 2:34 PM A couple weekends ago, those of us in Wisconsin and Minnesota experienced spring-like temps in the 50’s and 60’s. It brought out the sights and sounds of a few brave motorcyclists on their first ride of the year, despite […]

Top 7 Reasons to Register as an AMSOIL Commercial Account Josh Kimmes|Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM     Owning and operating your own business leaves little time or energy for thinking about lubricants. Growing up around my family’s construction business, my dad always brought me along on “Sunday Funday.” These trips were usually to pick […]

Variable valve timing improves engine efficiency. Long overdue, we see variable valve timing suddenly appearing all over the industry. It was a fellow Corvair Club member who developed the idea and initial patents. Here’s an overview of his story but you can see a video of the car running. The prototype was a 65 Corvair […]

AMSOIL Scholarships Help MMI Students Get Started on the Right Foot AMSOIL gives back in many ways – here is one way the AMSOIL family helps those who need help with a fresh start in life and career. AMSOIL ‘Strong Start’ Relocation Grant helps a military leader transition into a new life. In July 2014, […]

What Causes Motor Oil Consumption? Ed Newman|Oct 14, 2016 9:37 AM Everyone who owns a vehicle knows you need to regularly check the oil level. (Note: If you do not know this, you’d better go check your oil.) A certain amount of oil loss is normal due to motor oil volatility – that is, boil-off […]

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